how to tell which heater is on?

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how to tell which heater is on?

Post  jsltd on Sat Aug 25, 2018 5:49 am

hi,

in my flat we have a pulsacoil 2000, and there are two switches on the wall next to it - labeled 'Heater 1' and 'Heater 2'. i know that one should be left on at all times, and another just for an hour or so to boost the amount of hot water available, however i can't work out which switch is for which heater. is there any easy way of telling which heater is turned on?

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Re: how to tell which heater is on?

Post  mike on Sun Aug 26, 2018 5:09 pm

You can test with a meter.
Or sometimes you can hear which one is heating up.
Take cover off unit.
Switch number 1 on.
And listen near the heaters.

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Re: how to tell which heater is on?

Post  jsltd on Mon Aug 27, 2018 4:02 am

thanks for the reply mike. that sounds like a good idea! just to check, it's the bottom heater than should be on all the time, and the top one that's the boost?

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Re: how to tell which heater is on?

Post  mike on Mon Aug 27, 2018 1:57 pm

Yes
Bottom one Off Peak and heats all the unit up.

Top one On Peak heat half to 1/3 up

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