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Old 05-03-2008, 04:09 AM   #1
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Hi all. I just bought a temp control for my freezer, but there is no plug fot the controller. Where can I buy one. I need a plug that the fridge will plug into then the plug goes into the wall. Just like on my Johnson control. Can anyone tell me where to buy thanks.

 
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Old 05-03-2008, 04:31 AM   #2
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You buy an extension cord and then wire it into the controller. It isn't too hard if you just follow instructions.

Send me a PM and I will get you a diagram. I am assuming you bought an Ranco and not a Rabco?
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Old 05-03-2008, 04:38 AM   #3
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Yes a Ranco ETC 111000-000

 
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Old 05-03-2008, 06:36 AM   #4
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For Wiring the controller look Here.

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Old 05-03-2008, 04:34 PM   #5
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I just wired a Ranco 111000 last weekend. Is it just me or does anyone else find the the screw clamp wiring terminals in the controller horrible little POS's totally out of character with the quality of the rest of the unit?
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Old 05-03-2008, 05:22 PM   #6
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The Ranco screw clamp terminals are fine and I don't see any problem with them. Twist connectors work fine but if you insist you can go to the hardware and get a crimper and crimp terminals and be happy.
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Old 05-03-2008, 05:27 PM   #7
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So does the Ranco just turn the compressor on and off to keep the temps stable?
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Old 05-03-2008, 05:52 PM   #8
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So does the Ranco just turn the compressor on and off to keep the temps stable?
Yes the Ranco controls it completely. Turn the internal controls in the fridge to the max cold setting.
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Old 05-03-2008, 11:31 PM   #9
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Yes the Ranco controls it completely. Turn the internal controls in the fridge to the max cold setting.
This took me a few minutes to figure out the first time I set up my controller

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