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Author Topic: appliance module that off turns on, on turns off  (Read 6627 times)

trashisfree

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appliance module that off turns on, on turns off
« on: July 05, 2012, 05:27:57 PM »

I want an appliance module so that when it gets an on signal it turns off, an off signal it turns on.

Yes I can use a SPDT or DPDT 120V coil relay, but it just isn't as elegant or use macros which rely on a computer that isn't always on.

I want to control a th2807 on its own am466 on a separate thermostat from my furnace's thermostat with the same ms16a that controls my main area household lighting.

I do not have air conditioning, cooling is not a concern.

If I am home I want the th2807 off, if I am gone an analog thermostat controls the th2807 so it only turns on the th2807 below a certain temperature. No point providing power to the th2807 the furnace thermostat if the room temperature doesn't need to be raised to trick the thermostat.

While I like the idea of the th2807, it is a piece of junk if you cannot control it with motion sensors.
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Dan Lawrence

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Re: appliance module that off turns on, on turns off
« Reply #1 on: July 05, 2012, 09:36:42 PM »

I  take it you do not have AHP.   Appliance modules can have timers attached to them, I have two that have timers on them.
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Re: appliance module that off turns on, on turns off
« Reply #2 on: July 05, 2012, 09:41:23 PM »

I don't and don't want it. Cludging this together with an ac relay, xfpm module, analog heating and cooling thermostat.
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Dan Lawrence

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Re: appliance module that off turns on, on turns off
« Reply #3 on: July 05, 2012, 09:50:36 PM »

I don't and don't want it. Cludging this together with an ac relay, xfpm module, analog heating and cooling thermostat.

OK, but forget about appliance modules as there is no way to control them.
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Re: appliance module that off turns on, on turns off
« Reply #4 on: July 05, 2012, 10:00:11 PM »

The module turns on and off just fine. Why wouldn't using it as the control voltage on an ac relay work? Being controlled by the same ms16a that runs my main part of my house lighting.
« Last Edit: July 05, 2012, 10:04:52 PM by trashisfree »
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Brian H

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Re: appliance module that off turns on, on turns off
« Reply #5 on: July 06, 2012, 06:00:23 AM »

A 120 Volt AC relay on the appliance module should work fine.
You can pick inverted logic with the NC contacts. When the appliance module is Off. The switched power is On.
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dave w

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Re: appliance module that off turns on, on turns off
« Reply #7 on: July 06, 2012, 11:49:48 AM »

$5 for a decent nc no relay, incase someone else needs to do this.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/1-set-base-coil-power-relay-11pin-3NO-3NC-HH53P-L-led-lamp-5A-AC110V-/130679715168?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item1e6d1e3560
Yeah, 5 bucks for relay with LED indicator and a screw terminal base and shipping is incredible...thanks!
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