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3 Wire to 2 wire control for Transfer switch


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Default 3 Wire to 2 wire control for Transfer switch

Residence Smart Guys. Is this the control for a 3 wire Onan to a current 2 wire transfer switch adapter?
http://ebay.com/Onan-300-2315-Control-Kit-2-3-wire-300-0227-OT-/380213145501
Has anyone the wiring diagram? Would it be possible to make one?

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Default Re: 3 Wire to 2 wire control for Transfer switch

That's not a bad price. New was right at $400 a few years ago.

Have a diagram around somewhere, will try to find it.

Yes fairly easy to make, need some time delay relays and relays.
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Default Re: 3 Wire to 2 wire control for Transfer switch

I have built several of these and the relays alone run 300.00,plus box and term boards,lites etc, plus time, and the schematic is very hard to follow.
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Gunny is that your opinion also? Cost more to make then purchase?
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Default Re: 3 Wire to 2 wire control for Transfer switch

Depends on your level of comfort.

Shop around and I'm thinking you can probably find some deals on relays.

Have not yet located the wiring diagram. Anyone else happen to have one?
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Default Re: 3 Wire to 2 wire control for Transfer switch

Funny this thread should come up today. I have an Onan TWS (Three Wire Start) converter on my DJA, along with all of the documentation. I decided on Sunday to pull it off and revert the machine to its original contractor version self, along with keyed start. The TWS will be available.

I had thought about putting it on my DJC which is more stationary, but I've other fish to fry.
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J. MucNugget PM me and let me know what you want for it. Or if you have the schematic. Thanks
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Default Re: 3 Wire to 2 wire control for Transfer switch

Hah! That's actually my listing being linked. I have a copy of the wiring diagram--it's on 2 pages and a little bit of one got cut off in the copy process (I didn't make the copy). I'd be happy to pass it along to someone who needs it--it's better than nothing (and, yes, the schematic is hard to follow). I think we may have another original copy of the schematic somewhere that I can get a better copy of.

I sell Onan/Cummins stuff for a guy sitting on a mother load of parts but with little time to sell. As most of my listings state, this is NOT my background (I got connected with him b/c he's a friend of the family and knew I had eBay experience). I actually joined here because I figured it would be a place where I could learn a lot and maybe put some stuff in the classifieds.
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cbenefld,

I'd also like a schematic .pdf, if that's possible: Why not scan it and put it into a "sticky" on this board for everyone.

Thanks, JLB
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Sorry guys. My week got crazy-busy. I will scan it in today, and see if I can figure out uploading it.
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cbenfld,

Any chance to scan yet???

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