Mini Stat 100w
ON/OFF thermostat for controlling up to 100 watts of HEAT MATS ONLY. Size: 75x52x27mm (excluding cables. The ministat will operate any mains voltage heater as listed below
MINISTAT 100 Heat mats up to 100w.
Do not attempt to operate the ministat with a greater load than specified . To do so may result in damage to the ministat
Connect the main cable from your heater to the heater output of the ministat (fitted main sockets) using a suitable 13a plug (fitted with a 3a fuse) Connect the ministat to the mains supply using the fitted mains plug. please note the mains plug is fitted with a 3a fuse which must be replaced with a 3a fuse in the event of a faliure. The mains cables fitted to the ministat are coloured coded as follows (brown – live_ (Blue-neutral) (green/yellow-earth)
Position the minisat sensor in the vivarium approximately 225mm (9 inches) away from the heat source. This is to ensure the sensor is measuring air temperature and not direct heat. Always use a thermometer to check the temperature of the vivarium and adjust the ministat as required to give the required temperature.
A small flat blase screwdriver can be used to adjust the temperature control of the ministat. The ministat has a power indication led. When the led is lit power is being supplied to the heater. The led will go out when the desired temperature has been reached.
When using a mini stat 100 the temperature probe should be placed in the centre of the heat mat.
This ministat is fitted with a 13a plug and socket complying with EEC regulations. It is recommended that a 13a plug fitted with a 3a fuse is fitted to your heater. This then can be plugged into the ministat providing an easy method of disconnection if required.
It is understood that some installation may require the removal of the ministat mains sockets for the connection to the heater. However this is not recommended.