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01-23-11, 03:58 PM
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Posted By Dr. Pepper

Hi Jay: It looks like Radio Shack has a digital...

Hi Jay:
It looks like Radio Shack has a digital humidity meter for about $20 with decent reviews. I will pick one up and monitor the humidity and compare that to what my old weather station tells...
01-22-11, 09:12 PM
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Views: 21,157
Posted By Dr. Pepper

Independent humidity check - hand-held meter?

Hi again, Jay.

If you can recommend a reliable hand-held or other portable humidity meter, I will go out and get one. Maybe my "weather station" is not giving me good information and the interior...
01-22-11, 09:05 PM
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Views: 21,157
Posted By Dr. Pepper

Hi Guys: Jay is correct. The saddle valve for...

Hi Guys:
Jay is correct. The saddle valve for the humidifier is fed from the hot water pipe coming off the domestic hot water heater.
The 29% humidity reading is coming from one of those old...
01-21-11, 03:16 PM
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Views: 21,157
Posted By Dr. Pepper

Still at 29% Humidity

Hi Jay:
I'm still holding at 29% humidity. I think the humidity would improve / increase if I could get the Aprilaire to run when the blower fan is operating but the heat is off (i.e. "Fan On"...
01-17-11, 07:57 PM
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Views: 21,157
Posted By Dr. Pepper

To be specific about the Honeywell T-stat, here...

To be specific about the Honeywell T-stat, here are the numbers from inside the housing:

Class 2 LR 1620
30 V Max
T834C1137
8625
01-17-11, 07:51 PM
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Views: 21,157
Posted By Dr. Pepper

Furnace Cycle Times

Hi Jay:

Sorry for the delay in replying.

To answer your question, with the T-stat calling for 70 degrees, the furnace cycle is 10 minutes on followed by 9 minutes off. The T-stat is an...
01-12-11, 09:51 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 21,157
Posted By Dr. Pepper

Thanks for the prompt reply, Jay. I checked...

Thanks for the prompt reply, Jay.

I checked the pad and the red-paint mark is on top. I have to pay closer attention to the cycle times on the heater. I watch this and get back to you.

Tony
01-12-11, 08:35 AM
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Views: 21,157
Posted By Dr. Pepper

Maximum Humidity Achievable with Aprilarie 760M?

Hi Jay:

Do you have any idea what maximum interior humidity can be achieved with this Aprilaire 760M? I have one of those wall mounted "weather stations" (with temperature, humidity and...
01-08-11, 08:48 PM
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Views: 21,157
Posted By Dr. Pepper

Success installing Aprilaire 760M !!!!!!

Happy New Year, Jay!

I wanted to let you know that I got the Aprilaire 760M up and running. I got slowed down by the holidays, the lack of the proper materials and not enough free time. First I...
01-01-11, 10:08 AM
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Views: 21,157
Posted By Dr. Pepper

Not yet, Jay. We had some family stuff to do for...

Not yet, Jay. We had some family stuff to do for New Year's and I got tied up with that. But I'm close, thanks to your help. I'll post a reply as soon as I get the 760M working.

Thanks and...
12-31-10, 07:39 AM
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Views: 21,157
Posted By Dr. Pepper

Okay, Jay. Got it! I just went out and...

Okay, Jay. Got it!

I just went out and bought some female spade connectors to mate with the male connectors on the control board. So after I install a little wire and do a little crimping and I...
12-31-10, 05:51 AM
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Views: 21,157
Posted By Dr. Pepper

Jay: I feel kinda dumb, cause I just...

Jay:

I feel kinda dumb, cause I just realized that EAC stands for "Electronic Air Cleaner". And now I know why you told me to use the HUM terminals, because they must only be energized when the...
12-30-10, 10:04 PM
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Views: 21,157
Posted By Dr. Pepper

I think I may have answered my own question, Jay....

I think I may have answered my own question, Jay.

It looks like the bank of terminals on the left side of the Contol Panel are all labeled "Hot 120VAC" and the bank on the right side are all...
12-30-10, 09:51 PM
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Views: 21,157
Posted By Dr. Pepper

Well, it was a short trip. I have a White...

Well, it was a short trip.

I have a White Rodger 50A50-288 contol panel with 2 pairs of EAC / HUM terminals.

One is at the top of the board and one is at the bottom.

Does it make a...
12-30-10, 09:39 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 21,157
Posted By Dr. Pepper

Okay. I am going down to the basement now...

Okay.

I am going down to the basement now with my flashlight and Multi-meter in hand.

Wish me luck!

Tony
12-30-10, 09:33 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 21,157
Posted By Dr. Pepper

Okay, Jay. That makes more sense. What...

Okay, Jay. That makes more sense.

What threw me off was the diagram indicating the yellow wires are to be connected to the 24 VAC power source. The only way to make that connection would be to...
12-30-10, 09:18 PM
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Views: 21,157
Posted By Dr. Pepper

Okay, Jay. Let me be sure I understand.... ...

Okay, Jay.

Let me be sure I understand....

Right now, the yellow solenoid wires go from the valve back into the housing. So, if I cut them, and connect the yellow wires coming from the...
12-30-10, 08:52 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 21,157
Posted By Dr. Pepper

Jay: I looked on the Aprilaire Part website ...

Jay:

I looked on the Aprilaire Part website

Buy Aprilaire #4655 Humidistat | Aprilaire 4655 (http://www.aprilairehumidifierparts.com/product.php?p=aprilaire_4655&product=171317&category=1702)...
12-30-10, 08:41 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 21,157
Posted By Dr. Pepper

Jay: The humidistat is apparently from a...

Jay:
The humidistat is apparently from a third-party OEM supplier.

It is labeled:

88402 IBS Humidity Controller

Rating 120 VAC or 240 VAC
FLA (full load?) 12...
12-30-10, 08:15 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 21,157
Posted By Dr. Pepper

Hi Jay: The model number is GUD090X50B. The...

Hi Jay:

The model number is GUD090X50B. The label is stuck on the inside of the housing up in the upper left-hand corner and is partially hidden by the vent pipe (PVC), so the entire label is...
12-30-10, 04:41 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 21,157
Posted By Dr. Pepper

Replaced an old aprilaire with a new one, but it doesn't work

Hi Jay:

My furnace is an "Amana Air Command 90 - Dual Certified Venting - High Efficiency Gas Furnace.

Thanks,

Tony
12-30-10, 01:16 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 21,157
Posted By Dr. Pepper

Replaced an old aprilaire with a new one, but it doesn't work

Thanks for the prompt reply, Jay!

The old (beige) humidifier had 4 wires exiting from the lower right-had corner of the housing, 2 yellow leads going to the solenoid valve and 2 brown leads that...
12-29-10, 10:21 PM
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Views: 21,157
Posted By Dr. Pepper

REPLACED AN OLD APRILAIRE WITH A NEW ONE, BUT IT...

REPLACED AN OLD APRILAIRE WITH A NEW ONE, BUT IT DOESN'T WORK

I just replaced an old humidifier, April-aire Model 760 (beige housing), with a new 760 M (gray housing). The old unit was installed...
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