ATC-800+ For cooling Only?

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ATC-800+ For cooling Only?

Post by Binkie Huckaback » Sat Jun 19, 2021 12:52 pm

About ten years ago, I bought an ATC-800+ from Forttex, but never got around to building a fermentation fridge in which to use it. Now I have a conical fermenter and glycol chiller, it's unlikely to ever be used for that. However, I've built myself a kegerator, so I want to use the controller to keep that at a steady temperature.

Can I use the ATC-800+ just to cool, or will it only work if it has a heat source to run as weĺl? My knowledge of electrics and electronics is not great and It appears Forttex are long gone, so I can't ask them!

Thanks!

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Re: ATC-800+ For cooling Only?

Post by themadhippy » Sat Jun 19, 2021 2:01 pm

It'll be fine just ignore the contacts for heating
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Re: ATC-800+ For cooling Only?

Post by soupdragon » Sat Jun 19, 2021 2:10 pm

What madhippy said 👍
I've been using an stc-1000 for years in my keg fridge without a heating element plugged in

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Re: ATC-800+ For cooling Only?

Post by Binkie Huckaback » Sat Jun 19, 2021 2:59 pm

Thanks Guys. Thought that would be the case, but knowing my luck...

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