Subject: Hunter monitor vs Honeywell thermostat
Date: 1989-09-19 21:30:47 GMT
From: Crawford.WBST129@Xerox.COM (Greg Crawford)
>Thanks to ERIK A. HENCHAL for recommending the Hunter Energy Monitor. I
>bought mine this weekend and it is exactly what I need. I just got my Fall
>issue of Zymurgy and they include an article on how to install a thermostat
>in a fridge. The only problem is that their method uses a $45 honeywell
>unit (my Hunter cost $39.95) and it is more work to install.
For those that haven't seen the "Zymurgy" article, it should be pointed
out that the Honeywell is just a thermostat. It doesn't have a built in
remote thermometer with LCD readout, battery protected clock, etc.
The only thing the Honeywell unit has that I wish the Hunter had is an
adjustable "span". I know I've probably used the wrong term. What I mean
is a way of saying "turn on X degrees above and turn off Y degrees below
the set point".
Also, "more work to install" is an understatement. I'd count in at least
a few hassle equivalent dollars to the real cost of the Honeywell unit for
a more fair comparison.
The posts that comprise the Homebrew Digest Searchable Archive remain the
property of their authors.
This search system is copyright © 2008 Scott Alfter; all rights reserved.