Plug in switch with temperature control

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by bayareapilot, Jun 27, 2010.

  1. bayareapilot

    bayareapilot In the Brooder

    Jun 8, 2010
    San Francisco
    Not sure which forum to post this in. I've seen some references to a temperature controller that one can plug an infrared heating lamp into and the controller will switch the lamp on or off according to what temperature is set. Can anyone furnish a link to a product like this? Thanks in advance! :0)

  2. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

    Jan 4, 2009
    Tempe, Arizona
    thermoblock? I think?
  3. teach1rusl

    teach1rusl Love My Chickens

    I'm guessing you mean the Thermocube...just google it. They allow the appliance (fan, heat lamp, etc.) that's plugged into them to turn on at a certain temp. and off at a certain temp. They are not adjustable, you have to choose one with a range that suits you. Definitely shop around, because the same device varies greatly in price depending on where you get them from. I have a warm weather one (on at 78/off at 70) and a cold weather one. There are three ranges for cold weather ones.

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