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  1. Electrical
    Hi all, I try to get simple alarm device where once it's ARMED there is NO power on relay coil to save battery, but once I get my signal line disconnected then get some trigger, either connect or disconnect. Is this possible ? With my Electrical skills circa 1985 I would say that probably it's...
  2. Electrical
    Hey all, I just ordered this replacement electric thermostat for an electric baseboard heater at the house. After reading the reviews, it seems the accuracy of the thermostat is very low due to the unit itself heating up under a heavy load and triggering the thermostat and shutting off the...
  3. Electrical
    I would like to control my fan using remote and the light on the fan using both remote and switch. Is that possible. I have 1 black wire, 1 red wire for light, neutral and ground wire coming from the ceiling. I have capped the red wire and connected the black wire to the remote receiver. I am...
  4. General DIY Discussions
    Is there a device that will automatically switch between two AC inputs to send power to one AC output? (quick delay during switching is ok) Here is an example of that I am looking for... A device with INPUT A from one source and INPUT B from another (maybe different sides of the circuit braker...
  5. HVAC
    Hi all! Newbie here hoping you all can help me out. I am stuck with a problem. So I moved into a 15 year old house a number of months back and have run into some issues with my furnace and thermostats. My furnace is oil fired, Buderus Logano G115, which has 4 zones and separate hot water...
  6. Electrical
    hi my Motorhome developed an issue with the charger, which is integrated within the Magnum ME2012 Inverter. In order to temporarily have to ability to continue using all the Inverted outlets(30a sub panel) until the unit can be repaired(we think it's a defective temperature 'thermistor' which...
  7. HVAC
    I need a little help. I have a RUUD Ultra Series. The compressor kicks on and then shuts down in just a couple of seconds. After it shuts downs, the fan spins. I've replaced both capacitors because the fan run capacitor looked bad on top. The ICC board is giving a error code of 5. I've...
  8. Electrical
    I am looking to switch on and off the heating elements on my ceramic kiln using a SSR, but my question is, would it be possible to do with a single pole relay? By this I mean, could I simply interrupt one half of the 220 circuit and have the elements shut off, or is this a hazard of some sort...
  9. HVAC
    I have a split unit that's trying it's very best to stay broken 365 days per year. The current issue, as described in the subject line, is that the blower motor runs all the time, even with the thermostat switch in the off position. The blower is in the air handler inside the house, and I...
  10. HVAC
    Hi all, I have a goodman HVAC system as well as a honeywell whole house ventilation control. I was changing the settings on my ventilation control a few weeks back to make the fan come on more. Since then my wife noticed it never turns off. I went and turned the ventilation system down and...
  11. Electrical
    My application has a 120vac, 7 amp appliance (device A) that I need to put a relay on to switch power to it. A second device (device B) will determine whether or not to switch the power, and this second device has a LV class II circuit that is either open or closed, depending on the status of...
  12. HVAC
    I had an earlier post about replacing an obsolete furnace relay and you guys helped me find a replacement. It came in today but I am unsure about connecting the wires to which post because it is not marked the same. I have attached a couple of pictures. The first is the original part where I...
  13. HVAC
    We need to replace an obsolete blower relay for our hvac system. The original part number is JA1CTMAC24VF or JA1C-TM-AC24V-F Can anyone give me an alternate that would work, as well as which wires connect to which terminals? I marked the wires when I took them of the old relay. The original...
  14. Electrical
    I just got a Wink Relay and I have never dealt with electrical so I don't know much. Instructions says Wink Relay works with single and double switch, however I have 3 light switches by my front door where I am trying to install. I am presuming this is called a "triple switch". I have also heard...
  15. Electrical
    Looking for help on my project. See image. Testing before connecting to high voltage device. This is my first attempt using a relay. Using a 3v relay triiggered by the PIR signal. As you see wired now, There is no ground wire coming from PIR only Red + and Yellow signal to relay.. The...
  16. HVAC
    I have an old furnace that is not working properly, a Carrier model 58SE150-3 series 314 from 1975. I have diagnosed the problem to a likely fused fan blower relay. In looking over some of the other forum posts people seem to recommend that I not replace the relay directly (a Potter and...
  17. HVAC
    We bought a house this October and the heating has some strange symptoms that i can't seem to fix. It's a keeprite gas, air heating. I had the repair man over already and of course everything worked like a charm so its quite intermittent. - when it starts up it tries usually 2 times. the...
  18. HVAC
    Hi, Can anyone help me find the correct contactor for my old GE central AC unit? I've tried searching using the model number. But I don't get any results. The equipment tag is pretty difficult to read. Here is what I've been able to make out. (I use the exact nomenclature used on the tag and "?"...
  19. HVAC
    Hello all, Last week, I came home to find my element staying on while the blower wasn't working at all. Noticed a large brown spot on the control board. Ordered a new one from A1 source (slight variation, but replacement) and also bought the exactly same version York one. Also I noticed...
  20. HVAC
    Ok I have a HVAC unit and I am replacing the t-stat. Here are the current wire hookups and there discription on the old t-stat (Robertshaw 9420). C-Blue ~24v Com R-Red ~24v Transformer Y1-Yellow ~Compresser Relay (Stage 1) E-Black ~Emerg Heat W2-White ~Aux Heat Relay (Stage 2) G-Green...
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