Controller for a 2400 watt element in a boiler

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Controller for a 2400 watt element in a boiler

Postby Ned » Tue Sep 04, 2018 7:19 pm

Has anyone used one of these.

I wonder if they would do the job ?

AC 220V 10000W SCR Electronic Voltage Regulator Temperature Speed Adjust Controller Dimming Dimmer Thermostat
From Aliexpress
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Re: Controller for a 2400 watt element in a boiler

Postby The Stig » Tue Sep 04, 2018 7:33 pm

Link ?
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Re: Controller for a 2400 watt element in a boiler

Postby Ned » Tue Sep 04, 2018 8:08 pm

The Stig wrote:Link ?

Oops here it is.

https://www.aliexpress.com/item/-/32865 ... 3c00TcuuL2
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Re: Controller for a 2400 watt element in a boiler

Postby db1979 » Tue Sep 04, 2018 8:21 pm

I've been using one of these, also from AliExpress. Bought two cause they were so cheap but the first one is still going strong.

https://m.aliexpress.com/item/32348503806.html

10000 W is more than enough for 2400 W element, but better to be safe than sorry, especially if the quality may not be the best.
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Re: Controller for a 2400 watt element in a boiler

Postby The Dark Alchemist » Tue Oct 02, 2018 5:18 pm

Ned wrote:Has anyone used one of these.

I wonder if they would do the job ?

AC 220V 10000W SCR Electronic Voltage Regulator Temperature Speed Adjust Controller Dimming Dimmer Thermostat
From Aliexpress

Ned,
I ordered one and it arrived last week; wired it up last night and will be giving it a try out tomorrow night...
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Re: Controller for a 2400 watt element in a boiler

Postby PeterC » Fri Oct 05, 2018 5:18 pm

I have something similar and was not happy with how well the AU plug fits into the multi-plug socket. Another post on this forum recommended to use a UK to AU adaptor for these types of socket and that is an excellent suggestion. Much better contact.
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Re: Controller for a 2400 watt element in a boiler

Postby The Dark Alchemist » Fri Oct 05, 2018 9:24 pm

PeterC wrote:I have something similar and was not happy with how well the AU plug fits into the multi-plug socket. Another post on this forum recommended to use a UK to AU adaptor for these types of socket and that is an excellent suggestion. Much better contact.


Snug as a bug for me, no issues..... used it 2 nights ago. 50% dribble; 100% flow. All good.
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Re: Controller for a 2400 watt element in a boiler

Postby mako » Sun Nov 04, 2018 4:11 am

I have 2 like this - https://www.ebay.com.au/i/264004437108?chn=ps
Bought 2 just in case I wrecked one. Works just beautifully.
Amazing what's available in electronics these days, and so cheap :)
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