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Old 08-17-2012, 03:08 PM   #11
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wncbrewer, i am using an auber syl-2362 pid and a honeywell valve with a rtd style temp probe. Your pid model design could be different, so please refer to your pid manual. I am switching the hot 24vac leg of my transformer. I am using the J2 outputs on my PID to switch the 24vac on and off during automatic control. I am currently @ work and had to manually draw out a quick schematic of my wiring. I AM NOT A LICENSED ELECTRICIAN, please take my design with a grain of salt Your transformer may be designed differently. OK, disclaimer over on with the schematic.
Thanks, this makes things a lot more clear. I am using the 2432 pid, which explains that/little piece of confusion.
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Old 08-17-2012, 08:07 PM   #12
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Yes, I am using a standing pilot light with thermocouple. I liked the auto pilot, but found the parts expensive and I have yet to have an issue with my pilot light going out. If its that windy out to blow out my pilot, my burners will already be having a hell of a time to stay lit anyway.



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Old 02-27-2013, 02:52 AM   #13
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How deep are the screws you tapped into the bottom of the burner? I really like the mount job, but don't want to trash my burners

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Old 02-27-2013, 10:08 PM   #14
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I drilled and tapped all the way into the cavity of the burner. Just use thread sealing compound (gas type)on the screws when you attach the pilot.

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Old 03-15-2013, 04:23 AM   #15
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Not to hijack your thread but what psi are you using coming out of the propane tank and does it matter since it goes through the (in my case Marshall two stage) regulator anyway?

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Old 03-16-2013, 08:55 PM   #16
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I am using a low pressure propane regulator as the honeywell valve cannot handle high pressure. I am not sure of the actual psi. But I am pretty sure its only about 1 psi

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Old 03-16-2013, 10:35 PM   #17
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I am using a low pressure propane regulator as the honeywell valve cannot handle high pressure. I am not sure of the actual psi. But I am pretty sure its only about 1 psi
Closer to .5 psi or 11 inches water column.
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Old 03-17-2013, 01:13 AM   #18
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Correct

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Old 04-10-2013, 03:32 PM   #19
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I've been having a similar issue. currently I'm at work and have been searching far and wide for someone with the same issue. However, my burners don't light at all. No gas comes through the valves. I'm going to recheck my wiring with how you described it should be. Each valve is receiving 22 volts however. FYI the pilots work fine, but I know the pilots are a seperate line from the main inlet/outlet.

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Old 04-10-2013, 03:46 PM   #20
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this is the diagram I am currently following http://www.2nobledogsbrewing.com/wp-...re-Diagram.jpg

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