How to wire a thermostat

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by kajhurley, Oct 21, 2011.

  1. kajhurley

    kajhurley Chirping

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    i have a thermostat out of a hova bator that has three wires coming from it. 1 red, 1 whatie, and one black. How would i wire this??
     

  2. h4ppy-chris

    h4ppy-chris Songster

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    i would say the red and black wires are the switching wires (but you need to test this you can use a battery and a bulb all in series, then force the stat on and off to see the bulb come on and go off) if you need any more help let me know.
     
  3. cmom

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