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Old 05-06-2012, 03:31 PM   #2601
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Getting back to the single stage controller with 7 inputs. Does the hot from the pigtail go into 6 or 7?
It's just a switch, so either one. Then the outgoing hot to your outlet/device would connect to the other one.
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Old 05-06-2012, 07:20 PM   #2602
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It's just a switch, so either one. Then the outgoing hot to your outlet/device would connect to the other one.
Got it. Thanks.
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Old 05-07-2012, 01:28 AM   #2603
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Default Help with wiring

I have the dual stage controller, but only want to use it for cooling. Are there any diagrams in this forever long thread that show the wiring for this. And before someone tells me to search, I have done that, and there are still too many posts to search through.

As a suggestion, maybe a side post or a sticky with diagrams only, for two stage, with a fan, single stage, etc.

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Old 05-07-2012, 06:18 AM   #2604
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I do the same thing. Just use the plug that is wired for cooling.

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Old 05-07-2012, 05:47 PM   #2605
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Sounding pretty stupid here, but do you have to wire up all the ports for cooling only? I have the power line and neutral in 1 and 2, the probe in 3 and 4, nothing in 5 and 6, a jumper from the power (1) in 7, and a line back to the plug in 8. I can hear the controller click on at the set temp, but the freezer does not kick in. Yes the freezer works plugged straight into power plug, but not through the controller.

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Old 05-07-2012, 06:14 PM   #2606
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Sounding pretty stupid here, but do you have to wire up all the ports for cooling only? I have the power line and neutral in 1 and 2, the probe in 3 and 4, nothing in 5 and 6, a jumper from the power (1) in 7, and a line back to the plug in 8. I can hear the controller click on at the set temp, but the freezer does not kick in. Yes the freezer works plugged straight into power plug, but not through the controller.
That sounds right. Potentially dumb question: Do have a neutral wire going to the plug too?
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The neutral from the power goes to the plug first, then a jumper from the plug to the controller

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Old 05-07-2012, 06:39 PM   #2608
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The neutral from the power goes to the plug first, then a jumper from the plug to the controller
Yeah, that sounds right. Maybe you could take a pic of it?
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After rewriting several times, I have just come to discover that terminal 8 is not getting power. Hope I can find another controller soon, my hair pulling is getting the better of me right now.

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After rewriting several times, I have just come to discover that terminal 8 is not getting power. Hope I can find another controller soon, my hair pulling is getting the better of me right now.
Have you confirmed that you are feeding live power to terminal 7? If so, then I'd tend to agree with you that the controller is not functioning properly as the terminal 8 should be hot if the cool light is lit.
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