Did you read my previous post with new video (2 post up) regarding a slightly different setup?
Here it is if you missed it. Just let me know either way witch method is is best... I just want to insure proper grounding of the heating…"
"Hi Chris. Yes, back to the grind.
I would replace the cord or the end to get a good ground. GFCI should help for protection, but ground plug is best.
The stc-1000 in your instance will be powered by the plug going to the wall and…"
"It's Monday so you guys must be at work... Or headed to Russia!
In the meantime, I decided to install a GFCI wall receptacle in fish room where everything will eventually be plugged in. I had procrastinated for a number of years about…"
"Thanks Steve and Pieter! Much appreciated for your help thus far... Thus being the operative word!;)
The grounding issues has me worried. The temperature controller doesn't have a ground screw or terminal. I went online and Googled…"
"Hi Chris, You have done well. Either wall wart would be fine.. What ever fits your layout better will work.
The installation of the SSR on the heatsink isn't rocket science. The Thermal Grease is the stuff between the…"
"I've run a media system with composing worms for five years and have decided to add a radial flow filter, simply to capture the minute solids which remain suspended in the system. Also, solids build up in media beds and rafts and…"
"Please read all questions above this post... I need several answers. Also salesperson sold me Nexxtech brand heat sink compound, but once home I searched the net for application directions an found plenty of negative comments saying that Nexxtech is…"
"Okay, back from gathering all my supplies. While I was out buying the heat sink, I noticed they had ssr's in 25 instead of the the ssr 40 I purchased on Amazon. Should I use the 25 instead of the 40 (see attached photo showing both and does…"
"Heat sink phot for post above. Please read.
Also, I'm reattaching a new wall wart photo. It was suggested that I use the one on the left, its a Palm model - Input 120v - 0.15, 60Hz. DC output 5.0v - 1.0A
The one on the right is an Omega…"
"Good morning Pieter, Thanks for your reply and I do apologize to all for being so thick headed. :)
I think I'm good now on wiring. I will pick up a heat sink today.
1: I fasten the ssr to heat sink, can I still install ssr…"
"Hi Chris SSR Terminal 4(-) connects to negative of PSU. As previously mentioned, SSR Terminal 3(+) connects via Controller Relay to PSU positive.
For safety connects the 120V ac LIVE wire to the SSR Terminal 1 and SSR Terminal 2 to Heater Element.…"