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DS-8C - Remote sensor controller for commercial applications...

The DS-8C is designed for roof and gutter/snow melting applications. It senses both moisture & temperature conditions in gutters or down spouts.

The sealed low voltage, remote mount precipitation sensor can be mounted in a down spout, on the back of a gutter, under the drip edge, up to 10 ft. away, while keeping the main controller in a more convenient and protected location.

Features and benefits

Housed in a weatherproof enclosure

Senses both moisture and temperatures

Adjustable temperature trigger point

Expanded 30-90 minute and 2-6 hour delay off drying time

Super bright front panel power/ activation LED indicator

Remote control and monitor capabilities

Easy to install

Technical Data:

  • Power Control Voltage:100-277 Universal input
  • Max. Heating Load: 30A @277V
  • Max. Ambient Temperature: -40F to +185F
  • Enclosure Type: NEMA 3R
  • Mounting: Wall/pole mount, outdoors
  • Dimensions (HxWxD): 4.75" x 6.5" x 2.75" (121mm x 165mm x 70mm)
  • Trigger Temperature: 34°F to 44°F (1.1°C to 6.6°C), field selectable
  • Delay Timer: 30-90 minutes, field selectable


Type Name Language Valid for Updated Download File type
Data sheet DS-8C Controller Datasheet English Multiple 01 Aug, 2016 239.0 KB .pdf
Catalog Electric Heating Product Catalog VKAPA1022_2 English Multiple 14 Mar, 2019 2.6 MB .pdf
Brochure RX Roof and Gutter Deicing Brochure English Multiple 21 Aug, 2017 1.2 MB .pdf

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