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Old 05/07/2012, 08:43 PM   #1
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Is it possible to have a fan run on a timer and based on temp?

I've got a fan setup in my stand to go on when the water temp exceeds a set value; is it also possible to have the fan come on periodically to flush out the humidity from inside the stand (i.e. 1 minute every hour)? If so, how do I program this?

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Old 05/07/2012, 10:28 PM   #2
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You would use the same programming as you would for a doser, with X minutes off and Y minutes on I would think. Then have an alarm set for when it exceeds a certain value and have it turn on.

This forum is lightly visited, you amy have better luck on their main support forum-->> support->forum.


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Old 05/07/2012, 11:24 PM   #3
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Thanks; I think that makes sense.

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Old 05/10/2012, 02:10 PM   #4
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its possible either way. u can set a ch to be on above certain temp and off if under.
or u can program it like james said x on and y off.

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