Swapping Drayton Digistat SCR with Salus Receiver

Discussion in 'Plumbing and Central Heating' started by Screwed, 21 Jan 2013.

  1. Screwed

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    Hi there,

    We've constantly had issues with our Drayton wireless receiver losing the signal from the stat. This time it's given up altogether, after googling this it appears to be a common fault with the Draytons.

    I've therefore decided to go for the Salus RT500 as it seems extremely reasonable for the price and a friend has one with no issues at all.

    My question is, is the receiver a fairly basic swap for the Drayton. Looking at the instructions the wiring seems similar but the connections have different names, although L and N I can cope with fine! But on the Drayton there is a COMMON (terminal 1) and CALL FOR HEAT (terminal 3), each has a wire in.

    I currently have terminal 3 wired to 1 to fire the boiler due to lack of signal from the Digistat.

    On the Salus there is a COM and an NO terminal (normally Open) should I therefore connect the common to COM and the wires from terminal 3 on the Drayton to the NO terminal on the Salus?

    The Salus does not need an earth either so I will make these safe.

    Thanks for your help!
     
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