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Old 09-24-2017, 03:59 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Remote Controlled Relay for Block Heater?

I'm looking for a 120V 15A relay with a handheld remote for controlling the relay (or a bluetooth connection so I can use my phone.) It will be for controlling my block heater.

I already have the block heater on a timer, but I work from home and I don't have a regular schedule, so the timer would prevent me from having to outside to plug in or unplug the heater on a fairly regular basis. Anybody using something like this?

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Old 09-24-2017, 04:12 PM   #2 (permalink)
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You're looking for a Christmas light remote or outdoor light remote or something to that matter. They're plentiful and cheap. Just double check their ratings as some don't say they can handle 15A.

Here is a quick example from amazon. I think I even have this exact one.
https://www.amazon.com/Woods-32555WD...s+light+remote

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I wired an outside outlet to a switch that is inside.
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Alright, thanks. I just ordered that model.

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