Where should the temperature sensor be located?

Ideally, the temperature sensor should be located on the pipe on the opposite side from the heater. If this is not possible the sensor can be used as an ambient temperature sensor although it will be less efficient. A representative diagram of a temperature sensor for...

Temperature set point on SST-2

For the SST-2 the temperature set point is either 40 °F (4.44 °C) or 175 °F (79.44 °C) depending on the particular model being used. The set point is the temperature the unit uses for switching on and off with a 2 °F deadband. For the 40 °F (4.44 °C) model the unit...

Can I shorten or extend the sensor wire?

Yes, the length of the sensor wire can be shortened or extended as long as: Extending the sensor wire – The sensor wire can be extended up to 500 feet with #18 awg wire and 2000 feet with #12 awg wire. Click here to see more about sensor placement. Shortening...