DS 5 Outdoor Snow Melting Controller

Wiring

Typical Load Wiring

 

The load lead sets of the DS-5 do not supply power directly to your load!

The relay inside the DS-5, like a switch or thermostat, is used to switch a voltage of your choice. While not as convenient as directly supplying power for the load, this allows you to operate the DS-5 from one voltage while controlling a load of a different voltage without adding an external relay or contactor.

For example, the DS-5 can be powered from 120VAC but can directly control a 24VAC signal for a boiler system or 240VAC for heating wire. The following diagrams show some possible wiring schemes for connecting the DS-5 to your load. Your load may be a direct connection to a heating system, a contactor coil, or a control voltage. For clarity the safety GROUND leads are not shown.

 

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