I'm on a quest against my ugly thermostat that controls heat and A/C. Is
there a solution that includes an elegant temperature sensor that sends
the information to the thermostat that's hidden in a closet?
Many thanks in advance,
I suppose you could modify a digital thermostat;
unsolder the thermistor temp sensor and splice in extension wiring,install
the thermostat in your closet and run the thermistor wiring to where you
want to sense the room temp. I don't think yo want to use more than [SWAG]
10 feet of extension wire,or you'd pick up noise.
The thermistor is a tiny little bead with two wires coning out of it,about
2mm in diameter.You could hide that almost anywhere,even put it in the edge
of a picture frame. But it needs access to airflow.
Years ago I bought a Thermostat with about 50ft of wire and a temp
sensor attached for use in an apartment building, the sensor was about
1/4" x 1". Google for, wired remote sensor thermostats. The sensor
also had a metal clip like a paper clip to be hung like under a
picture frame or mirror. There are wireless units but the modules are
big, maybe 2x2x1 , but iy could go in a fake planter on a desk, but
you need airflow. Wireless are made by name brands like Honywell,
White Rogers I believe.Go with a name brand not HD types.
Are you married? If so, just mount a switch in the closet. Need heat? Have
wife flip switch on. Warm enough? Have wife turn heat off. You can also
mount the switch near the fridge so she can grab a beer for you at the same
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