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Old 08-18-2007, 02:11 AM   #1
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hey guys, i'm trying to hookup my herms setup and not sure about a couple of things. i have a pid control i got from ebay. my question is do i need a SSR and what type and where can i find one. the second part of my question is how do you wire everything up. thanks for your help,

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Old 08-18-2007, 06:06 AM   #2
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Sounds like you have some searching and reading to do.

The PID will have a rating but it's unlikely to be high enough to control an heating element so you'll need an SSR

Make sure it's input is within the range of the V output on the PID and the V and A rating matches the range of the heating element you are using.
PID and the SSR will be labelled.

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Old 08-18-2007, 08:59 AM   #3
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Assuming you're using it to control a heating element you need to connect it up like this...



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hey its for the heating element. thanks for the help

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http://sdcollins.home.mindspring.com/HERMS.html

highly recommend this writeup prior to deciding how to set up your HERMS system
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