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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Both the heater and supply lights are flashing on the RCU-2 remote for my GIT-4, what does it mean?

There are two possibilities and it depends on how the heater and supply lights are flashing. If the lights are flashing on and off equally, that is they are on for the same amount of time then this means that the GIT-4 is doing a GFEP self test and...

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Can I use a GIT-4 gutter deicing controller to control external contactors?

by David Mays | Aug 04, 2011 |

Frequently Asked Questions, GIT-4

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No, using an external contactor will cause the GIT-4 to indicate a ground fault and keep it from functioning.

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How can I test the snow sensor attached to my GIT-4 or GIT-3A gutter deice controller?

The snow sensors require a temperature below 38F and moisture on the moisture grid. The GIT-4 snow sensor has a protruding tube that contains the temperature sensor and the moisture grid is on the opposite end.

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Can I simulate a sensor call for heat to test a GIT-4 gutter deicing controller?

by David Mays | Aug 04, 2011 |

Frequently Asked Questions, GIT-4

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Unfortunately no, the sensor and controller of the GIT-4 communicate via a data link that cannot be simulated.

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Why do I have a red GFEP light on?

The GFEP indicator will come on when a ground fault occurs in one of the heater circuits. The insulating resistance of the heater cable is breaking down or the cable has been damaged allowing current to pass to ground thru an incorrect pathway. Left...

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