is it possible to setup a classic dehumidistat control to more precisely control
ON/Off for a standalone dehumidifier?
many brands of 50/75/100 pint dehumidifiers are not very precise in their ON/Off
settings in that they often tend to swing widely, for example turn Deh on when
RH% is 58 and turn Deh off when indoor RH% is 49-50 (range too wide at 9 to 10
could a classic honeywell control take over the ON/Off function and manage more
precisely the RH% range, assuming a swing of 4 percent (example 58% On and 54%
something like this
assuming possible, connecting it to standard 115v power is no problem but how
be connected to dehumidifier On/Off?
Honeywell used to make a H46E1013. This variant had a cordset
with 3-prong recept built-in for the dehumid.
Just plug into wall and hang the control from a nail in the wall.
I have no idea if they still make it.
If you are handy, you could modify the H46 control to interrupt
the Hot (Blk) in a heavy duty cordset.
It's not safe to do; you will void all warranty, and probably
kill/burn someone, blah, blah.
Incidentally, you want a control with P/N H46 C or E.
The D and F suffix is for a HUMIDifier.
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