Herpstat 1 Basic


On a budget? Don’t go without a quality controller! The all new for 2012 Herpstat 1 Basic! The Herpstat 1 Basic takes the core features of the Herpstat 1 but leaves out the hardware internal clock, safety relay feature, and humdiity functions to bring the cost down. The device adds a software clock that still provides plenty of configurable night time transition settings. These advanced controllers can be used for precision tempearture control or lighting control. Housed in desktop style cases they can easily sit on top of your rack, cage, or incubator. Dual proportional temperature controlling modes (Dimming or Pulse) are built in so you can choose the mode that works best with your setup. A built in soft startup feature will slowly add power on initial starts as well as a user selectable ramping between day and night time temperature settings. A new revolutionary auto power matching algorithm constantly adjusts the power output to get the best regulation possible. We also added new AC control code that lets the device adjust power in 100 steps to be able to finely tune the heating equipment. High and low temperature tracking and audible alerts are standard. We added a timeout function that can cut power if the user’s low temperature is not reached within 30 minutes. Three prong grounded outlets are standard assuring compatibility with most heating devices.

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Proportional heating constantly monitors and adjusts amount of heat necessary to maintain a target temperature (usable range from 40°F to 150°F or 4°C to 65°C).
Soft startup slowly applies power during initial warm-ups.
User selectable temperature and light ramping allows day to night changes to occur slowly. (Up to 10 hours)
Sensor Matching allows the user to digitally calibrate the sensor output to match other equipment.
Configurable for Heating, Cooling, and Lighting
Auto Power Matching constantly adjusts the power output curve to match the enclosures efficiency.
High / Low temperature tracking helps monitor heating system and enclosure efficiency.
Precision sensor with internal resolution of .1125 °F and is accurate to ± .9 °F
Display and setting in tenths of a degree.
All settings are retained in memory even if power is lost.*
Power Outage detection / tracking.
Temperature can be set / displayed in Fahrenheit or Celsius.
Easy to read backlit LCD display.
Removable 12′ temperature probe allow for easy replacement if necessary.
User replaceable fuse.
Audible alarm system
Individually selectable High/Low temperature threshold alarms.
Security Passcode option deters vandals.
Internal error detection shuts off heat if sensor fails or is disconnected.
700 total watt output
1 year limited warranty
* Software clock is reset and features requiring the clock are disabled on power loss.

Additional information

Weight1.9 lbs
Dimensions8.75 × 8.25 × 2.5 in


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