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[wxsig] X1W-2 Fan

John Koster w9ddd at tapr.org
Mon Feb 12 16:41:55 UTC 2007


I could be wrong, but my recollection is that the fan for the humidity
sensor is designed to run continuously.  If you use quad telephone wire as
is commonly available at home inprovement stores, then you have a pair to
distribute the power for the fan.

On Mon, 12 Feb 2007, Rasputin Novgorod wrote:

> 
> The fan is installed in X1W-2 Humidty/Temperature Kit,
> but the strange thing to me is that the control for the fan 
> is located on the X1W-1 indoor barometer board, so you have
> to string more wires to connect them. 
> 
> 1) I wondered about moving the fan controller to the fan
> baord, but then I suppose you have to string extra wires
> to provide power for the fan.
> 
> 2) Instead, I was thinking of getting some photo-cells to
> power the fan. When the sun is shining and you need a fan,
> the fan would get power from the sun (photocells) and 
> start up.  I'm unsure how many cells I'd need, or about
> regulation. Any thoughts?
> 
> Sincerely
> /b
> 
> 
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73,
John, W9DDD





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