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Old 07-11-2011, 12:11 AM   #1601
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It is very simple. You set F1 to the temp that you want the tank to be at, then set F2 to how many degrees you want the temp to either climb or drop before the heater or cooler turns on. When the temp gets past that F2 setting in either direction it turns on the heater or the cooler.

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Old 07-11-2011, 12:14 AM   #1602
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I like it thanks cant wait to order one, now onto my next project building a reef tank chiller.

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Old 07-11-2011, 04:04 AM   #1603
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I thought about that too (wiring it into both would have the effect of the heat relay turning on the cooling device, and vice versa), but I ultimately decided that the fan really uses such low wattage, and that it will still provide a small benefit, that I was better off just providing the fan an"always on" power source.
Hmmm, yeah I suppose you're right. I may just leave it on all the time.
Still a little curious as to how one would wire it with a relay though.
who knows, I may even have the parts lying around after all!
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Old 07-11-2011, 07:58 PM   #1604
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OK, so I just ordered my stc1000 - how quickly are people seeing these shipped? Ebay listing estimates late July or early August before I get it - is this pretty typical?

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Old 07-11-2011, 08:31 PM   #1605
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OK, so I just ordered my stc1000 - how quickly are people seeing these shipped? Ebay listing estimates late July or early August before I get it - is this pretty typical?
Seems like 9-14 days is pretty typical.
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Old 07-11-2011, 08:44 PM   #1606
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Dang - I should've ordered the thing as soon as I started building my fermentation chamber! Now I've got this great big box in the basement and 2-3 weeks before I can do anything with it!

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Old 07-11-2011, 11:50 PM   #1607
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I got mine last week, 11 days to the door.

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Old 07-12-2011, 03:09 AM   #1608
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got my last one in 9 days

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Old 07-12-2011, 04:58 PM   #1609
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Cool - I actually got notification this morning that mine's already shipped, so hopefully I'll see similar results to you both.

Next question: is this controller the same one as in the OP? Most importantly, will the wiring diagram in the OP be sufficient to get mine wired up, or is there another specific post in one of the other 160 pages of this thread that is applicable to the STC-1000?

Looks like all I need to pick up is a project box and an extension cord (unless I can dig up a good computer plug... hmmm), so not much more outlay here, which is nice.

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Old 07-12-2011, 05:18 PM   #1610
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I have no experience with wiring. What are my chances of correctly putting this together?

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