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School Me On A Wireless Thermostat For My M55

Post in 'The Pellet Mill - Pellet and Multifuel Stoves' started by bradfield, Jan 17, 2013.

  1. bradfield

    bradfield New Member

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    I'm thinking of adding a wireless thermostat for my stove, what all do I need to know, suggestion for brands, etc. Tell me everything that might benefit me. Thank you.

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  2. SmokeyTheBear

    SmokeyTheBear Minister of Fire

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    It needs a swing or span setting capability and the receiver portion must act like a millivolt thermostat.

    MIght also be useful if it has a reasonable range and be programmable.
  3. DexterDay

    DexterDay Guest

    Look at the SkyTech line of wireless stats. Lots if us here have them. They have standard stats and also programmable stats.

    All have a Swing up to 6* (3* each way from setting --- set at 71*, on at 68*, off at 74*) but can be as low as 2*.

    They work well and are back-lit.
    mralias likes this.
  4. Cowdogz

    Cowdogz Member

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    I have this:

    http://www.skytechsystem.com/wireless.asp?pi=268

    No complaints at all. When you get it, don't mount it on the wall right off. Move it around to a couple of different spots for a day just to make sure it is going to work where you want it. Mine would not communicate with the stove from around a corner. Had to be in a direct line, but it has a 20-foot range. I am pushing that where I have it mounted, and it is fine.

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