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George replied to Cris Meeks's discussion To filter or not to filter, that is the question...
"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…"
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Chris replied to Chris's discussion URGENT - Please Help with Electrical Inline Water Heater with Temperature Controller
"See above recap list. Forgot to ask if I need to use these types of contact clips on ssr or can I just wrap scre around screw head like usual?"
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Chris replied to Chris's discussion URGENT - Please Help with Electrical Inline Water Heater with Temperature Controller
"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…"
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Chris replied to Chris's discussion URGENT - Please Help with Electrical Inline Water Heater with Temperature Controller
"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…"
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Chris replied to Chris's discussion URGENT - Please Help with Electrical Inline Water Heater with Temperature Controller
"Heat sink"
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Chris replied to Chris's discussion URGENT - Please Help with Electrical Inline Water Heater with Temperature Controller
"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…"
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Chris replied to Chris's discussion URGENT - Please Help with Electrical Inline Water Heater with Temperature Controller
"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. More questions: 1: I fasten the ssr to heat sink, can I still install ssr…"
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Pieter Swanevelder replied to Chris's discussion URGENT - Please Help with Electrical Inline Water Heater with Temperature Controller
"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.…"
22 hours ago
Chris replied to Chris's discussion URGENT - Please Help with Electrical Inline Water Heater with Temperature Controller
"Here's your diagram."
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Chris replied to Chris's discussion URGENT - Please Help with Electrical Inline Water Heater with Temperature Controller
"More thinking... Steve, In photo of my ssr you'll notice contact screws are numbered 1,2,3,4. According to your hand drawn diagram showing your ssr connections, how do the relate to the 1,2,3,4 connection points on my ssr, meaning what wires…"
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Chris replied to Chris's discussion URGENT - Please Help with Electrical Inline Water Heater with Temperature Controller
"I have almost everything. Element arrives on Monday. Will pick up project box and wire tomorrow. What about the grounding issues with ssr (does it really need to be grounded / mounted on metal? I was thinking of just placing the ssr inside plastic…"
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StevedNETN replied to Chris's discussion URGENT - Please Help with Electrical Inline Water Heater with Temperature Controller
"Hi Chris, 12 gauge wire should be good for the heater. If the wires on the element are exposed, you could create some type of cover so you can get to them later. I think I would wrap with electrical tape and the put a plastic cover over them too. Be…"
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Chris replied to Chris's discussion URGENT - Please Help with Electrical Inline Water Heater with Temperature Controller
"Also, what gage of wiring should I be purchasing for this job? I'm using a cut off powerbar cord for the controller box plug but not sure what size of wiring I should purchase for the rest?"
yesterday
Chris replied to Chris's discussion URGENT - Please Help with Electrical Inline Water Heater with Temperature Controller
"Steve, Water Pump is large with metal casing. It came pre wired from factory. So are you telling me that since the pump is already grounded that the ground wire from controller box's power cord doesn't need to be grounded to anything?…"
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