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09-30-18, 10:54 PM
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Posted By Tomba

Success! I took this advice: Works like a...

Success! I took this advice:

Works like a charm now. Now I can turn it on/off with my zwave outlet, exactly what I wanted. Parts cost? $2.18 for the in-line fuse holder :)
Thanks!!!!
09-28-18, 07:31 PM
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Posted By Tomba

Ahhh bummer! I guess I'll put it back together...

Ahhh bummer! I guess I'll put it back together until I can learn how to use arduino. Looks like fun, but something that I suspect is not going to be done in a few hours.
Thanks again for all the...
09-28-18, 05:19 PM
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Posted By Tomba

Update: I tested the board connectors and Heat...

Update:
I tested the board connectors and Heat 2 and Fan 2 are connected to AC/N. I also found a simple wiring diagram online
Here...
09-26-18, 12:49 PM
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Posted By Tomba

Good idea Iambition! As long as I can control on...

Good idea Iambition! As long as I can control on / off for the heat element and fan, then mission accomplished.
From a wiring standpoint do I just remove the existing on/off switch and somehow...
09-26-18, 03:46 AM
Replies: 16
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Posted By Tomba

Hmmm, I hadn't considered a Z-wave low voltage...

Hmmm, I hadn't considered a Z-wave low voltage relay. If it would work and make things easier I'd try it.
I'm not familiar with them, how does that get wired? Wouldn't the same power state...
09-25-18, 09:49 PM
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Posted By Tomba

Thanks PJ. I'm out of town now, but will be home...

Thanks PJ. I'm out of town now, but will be home Friday to test this. Much appreciated.
09-25-18, 09:15 PM
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Posted By Tomba

Thanks for the responses. Yes I do want the...

Thanks for the responses. Yes I do want the heater and blower on when it is plugged in. I will be controlling the unit using a z-wave smart outlet (turning power on / off at the outlet), and...
09-25-18, 01:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,760
Posted By Tomba

more pics

I'm sure it is for safety. But this is purely theoretical...for a friend :)
I'm perfectly fine with losing all remote and on/off button functions of the unit. I took a couple other pics, and there...
09-25-18, 10:55 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By Tomba

I had a similar issue last summer. I tapped into...

I had a similar issue last summer. I tapped into an existing outlet outside nearest the new location. And then I dug and buried the romex. I ran about 60 feet underground. It wasn't as bad as I...
09-25-18, 08:09 AM
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Posted By Tomba

Electric fireplace wiring - bypass on/off switch

I have an Electraflame fireplace (~15 years old) that will default to an off state when power is restored after it is unplugged. I'd like to bypass whatever is telling it to go into an off state when...
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