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Wiring help!!!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by badwhiskey, Mar 24, 2016.

  1. badwhiskey

    badwhiskey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I purchased 250V ceramic bulb sockets...can I wire these to GQF WAFER THERMOSTAT? I don't know anything about volts
     
  2. wwallum

    wwallum New Egg

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    The voltage on the bulb socket is a do not exceed rating. Since you are likely going to use 120 volts it will not exceed the rating of the socket.
     
  3. badwhiskey

    badwhiskey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So I'm good to go! ? As long as I don't pass 250v?
     
  4. wwallum

    wwallum New Egg

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    And don't exceed 22amps because that's what the thermostat is rated for. FYI amps=watts/volts. For example a 60w bulb would draw .5amps at 120 volts.
     
  5. badwhiskey

    badwhiskey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I want to use these sockets wired to a Gqf thermostat
     
  6. badwhiskey

    badwhiskey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Will this work?
     
  7. Soylent Chick

    Soylent Chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The socket is fine.
     
  8. wwallum

    wwallum New Egg

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    Yes it will. By the way, I'm a licensed electrician with 15yrs experience. Have fun with your project.
     
  9. badwhiskey

    badwhiskey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you guys/gals ....this eases my mind..
     
  10. badwhiskey

    badwhiskey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Trying to decide bulbs or ceramic reptile heat bulbs for a heat source?
     

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