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Old 04-17-2007, 07:38 AM   #1
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Found an awesome float switch

I don't know if this is really the best place to post this but I just wanted to comment on how much I liked this float switch that I received. It is made by this guy in Tampa Florida. Check out the link http://aquadevices.50megs.com/order1.htm

I initially had problems because I must have been drawing massive current when my pump turned on but he sent me another system out immediately with a modified SCR to handle the current. It works great and is cheaper than the other retail ones I found online.

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Old 04-17-2007, 11:47 AM   #2
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I'd like to see a picture of your setup. I'm curious to see how you have this all rigged up.

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Old 04-18-2007, 11:05 PM   #3
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Sure, as soon as I can get my girlfriend to bring over her camera I will take a picture. But basically you just put the sensor (as you can see in the picture from the link I sent you) anywhere in your tank and you can easily flip the flot so that it turns on/off when it is floating up/down. So whenever the water level drops it triggers the outlet (which you plug into a normal wall outlet) to become live so whatever you have plugged into it (I have a pump and a heater) will become active.
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Old 04-23-2007, 08:29 PM   #4
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www.aquahub.com is another great place to get float switches.

I bought one from them for my sump ... it is listed here on my site: http://schulzjp.tripod.com/recommend.../products.html
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