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Lux WIN100 – programmable thermostat for air conditioners and heaters


The Lux Win100 programmable thermostat is a fantastic idea for anyone wanting to add a thermostat to a window/wall mounted air conditioner. The WIN100 can control your A/C unit (or space heater) by switching it directly on or off depending on the temperature of the air, anywhere from 7C (45F) to 32C (90F).

The timer features a 5 day + 2 day cycle, so you can have different cycles for weekdays and weekends. It also has user-calibrated temperatures, a manual hold and even separate programmes for heating and cooling. The timer is powered by the mains, but it has space for a pair of G13 button cells for maintaining the clock during blackouts.

The timer needs 120 volts and you must have a fairly basic heater or air conditioner. Specifically the air con needs to be able to switch back to cooling mode after it’s powered off otherwise this won’t work. $US34.62 from Amazon and it’s even rated 5 stars!

# Preprogrammed – 4 Periods per day
# Separate Programs for Heating and Cooling
# Armchair Programmable
# Temporary Temperature Override
# Manual Hold
# Setting Range 45F to 90F
# User Temperature Calibration
# Adjustable Temperature Differential/ Cycle Rate
# Energy Star Compliant
# ETL Approved

Tags: gadget, lux+win100, programmable+air+conditioner+thermostat

Dan Ferris is the Red Ferret’s Oceanic correspondent and Associate Editor based in Sydney, Australia. Despite not knowing Russell Crowe or Nicole Kidman, Dan has risen above adversity and now scours the world for interesting tidbits to write about. He spends far too much time photographing stuff and tinkering with computers.

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  • I guess you didn't notice that these are not being sold on any of the sites listed as distributors, leading one to believe that this is a no longer sold product. Good job redferret. Fail

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