What conditions will make the sensors call for heat?

The CIT-1, GIT-1 & SIT-6E sensors all call for heat when they sense conditions with both a temperature below 38 °F (3.33 °C) and moisture on their moisture grid. Click here to see more about Snow & Ice sensors

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Sensor Selection for Radiant Snow Management Systems

At first glance, most snow melt applications appear to need only a single sensor. It addresses the fundamental concern for a radiant snow management system: "Is the weather bad enough to turn it on?" However, counterintuitively this can be a source...

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PD Pro Snow Management System Control: Next

PD Pro with Broader Input Voltage Range

Because you need a modest snow melting system – perhaps pilot duty sized – and you’re looking for an ideal controller for it, look into Environmental Technology Inc.’s Snow Switch® Model PD Pro, the ice and...

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Can I extend the sensor wire and how far away can I locate the sensors?

by David Mays | Aug 04, 2011 |

CIT-1, Frequently Asked Questions, GIT-1, SIT-6E, wire

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Yes. The sensor wire can be extended up to 500 feet with #18 awg wire and 2000 feet with #12 awg wire.

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Can I use a GIT-1 sensor to replace the sensor on my GIT-4 controller?

by David Mays | Aug 04, 2011 |

Frequently Asked Questions, GIT-1, GIT-4

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In a word: No!

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Why isn't my sensor turning on my system when it is snowing outside?

by David Mays | Aug 04, 2011 |

CIT-1, Frequently Asked Questions, GIT-1, Sensors, SIT-6E

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When we say sensor, we are talking about a CIT-1, GIT-1 or a SIT-6E (or one of their predecessors). A sensor cannot switch a system on its own and must be installed with a control (or control panel). If your system is using a device that looks like...

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Can I extend the wires and how far away can I locate the sensors?

by David Mays | Aug 04, 2011 |

CIT-1, Frequently Asked Questions, GIT-1, SIT-6E

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Yes. The sensor wires can be extended up to 500 feet with #18 awg wire and 2000 feet with #12 awg wire.

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