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Old 01-07-2013, 12:28 AM   #3211
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Just finished mine and couldn't be happier with it: Dual stage STC-1000 with two outlets mounted on a 4 gang blue box and and outlet box. Maintaining my fermentation temperature +/- 0.3 degrees C.

I used a 4 gang box and a corresponding outlet mask to give myself a little extra room as the wiring was a little tight. The next time that I make one of these I'll probably use an outdoor pvc box and break off the tab on one of the outlets to control both heating and cooling with one outlet.



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Old 01-07-2013, 07:46 PM   #3212
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Add me to the list of completed controllers.


Added indicator lights for across the garage viewing.

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Old 01-07-2013, 08:56 PM   #3213
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Added indicator lights for across the garage viewing.
Sweet. What type of lights are they? Did you wire them in series or parallel with the loads?
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Old 01-07-2013, 10:06 PM   #3214
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Added indicator lights for across the garage viewing.
Nice. What kind of box is that?
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Here is my wiring diagram. The box is from radio shack. Not sure if its wired in parallel or not. I just followed the schematics I found and, low and behold, it works!

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Old 01-07-2013, 10:19 PM   #3216
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And these are the lights. They have red and green, but not blue.

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And these are the lights. They have red and green, but not blue.

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120vac neon. Gotcha. I had an orange one laying around a while back. Was wondering if that's what you used.
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Old 01-08-2013, 03:56 AM   #3218
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Here is my wiring diagram. The box is from radio shack. Not sure if its wired in parallel or not. I just followed the schematics I found and, low and behold, it works!
Sadly.. this confuses me lol.. I have my work cut out for me when I order mine.
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Old 01-08-2013, 05:26 AM   #3219
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I just finished 2 out of the three temp controllers I am needing for the builds I'll be doing. I am having an issue with one of them, the cooling side of the outlet I have wired up isn't providing any sort of power, the heating side does though... but i am hearing the audible click of it swapping from heat-cool-heat, but it isn't providing power. Could there be something wrong with the outlet? or the actual controller?

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Old 01-08-2013, 12:50 PM   #3220
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....Not sure if its wired in parallel or not.......
The lamps are in parallel with the receptacles in that diagram. As it should be.
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