White Rodgers 1F87-251 Operating Guide

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Do not use on circuits exceeding specified voltage.
Higher voltage will damage control and could cause
shock or fire hazard.
Do not short out terminals on gas valve or primary
control to test. Short or incorrect wiring will damage
thermostat and could cause personal injury and/or
property damage.
Thermostat installation and all components of the
system shall conform to Class II (current limited) cir-
cuits per the NEC code. Failure to do so may cause a
fire hazard.
FAILURE TO READ AND FOLLOW ALL INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY
BEFORE INSTALLING OR OPERATING THIS CONTROL COULD CAUSE
PERSONAL INJURY AND/OR PROPERTY DAMAGE.
DESCRIPTION
Your new White-Rodgers 7-Day Digital Thermostat uses the
technology of a solid-state microcomputer to provide precise
time/temperature control. This thermostat offers you the flexibil-
ity to design heating and cooling programs that fit your needs.
Features:
• Separate program for each day of the week with four separate
time/temperature settings per day
• Simultaneous heat and cool program storage
• Preprogrammed temperature control
• LCD continuously displays setpoint, and alternately dis-
plays time and room temperature
• Backlit display
• Temperature override until next program period
• Manual program override (HOLD temperature)
• °F/°C convertibility
• Temperature range 45° to 90°F
• RC, RH, W, Y, G , O and B terminals
• B and O terminals for single stage heat pumps (no auxiliary
heat) or damper operation
• Program storage in case of power loss.
• Battery powered (2 "AA" Energizer
®
 alkaline batteries in-
cluded)
SPECIFICATIONS
ELECTRICAL DATA
Electrical Rating:
8 to 30 VAC 50/60 Hz. or D.C.
0.05 to 1.0 Amps (Load per terminal)
1.5 Amps Maximum Total Load (All terminals combined)
THERMAL DATA
Setpoint Temperature Range:
45°F to 90°F (7°C to 32°C)
Operating Ambient Temperature Range:
32°F to 105°F
Operating Humidity Range:
0 to 90% RH (non-condensing)
Shipping Temperature Range:
-4°F to 150°F
APPLICATIONS
For use with:
Standard heat/cool or heat only systems
Electric heat systems
Gas or oil fired systems
Gas systems with intermittent ignition devices (I.I.D.)
and/or vent dampers
Hydronic (hot water or steam) systems
Single-stage heat pump systems (no auxiliary heat)
Millivolt systems
DO NOT USE WITH:
Multi-stage systems
Systems exceeding 30 VAC and 1.5 amps
3-wire zoned hydronic heating systems
1F87-251
Programmable Electronic Digital Thermostat
PART NO. 37-6417C
Replaces 37-6417B
0441
WHITE-RODGERS
EMERSON ELECTRIC CO.
9797 REAVIS ROAD
ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI 63123-5398
www.white-rodgers.com
INSTALLATION AND
OPERATION INSTRUCTIONS
PRECAUTIONS
CAUTION
!
This thermostat is intended for use with a low voltage system;
do not use this thermostat with a line voltage system. If in doubt
about whether your wiring is millivolt, line, or low voltage, have
it inspected by a qualified heating and air conditioning contractor
or electrician.
Do not exceed the specification ratings.
All wiring must conform to local and national electrical codes and
ordinances.
This control is a precision instrument, and should be handled
carefully. Rough handling or distorting components could cause
the control to malfunction.
To prevent electrical shock and/or equipment dam-
age, disconnect electric power to system at main fuse
or circuit breaker box until installation is complete.
WARNING
!
Operator:  Save these instructions for future use!

Summary of Contents of operating guide for White Rodgers 1F87-251

  • Page 1 1F87-251 Programmable Electronic Digital Thermostat INSTALLATION AND OPERATION INSTRUCTIONS Operator: Save these instructions for future use! FAILURE TO READ...
  • Page 2INSTALLATION REMOVE OLD THERMOSTAT Screw anchors 1. Shut off electricity at the main fuse box until installation is complete. Ensure...
  • Page 3 JUMPER THERMOSTAT WIRE B O Y G W RC RH THERMOSTAT SYSTEM B O Y G W RC RH...
  • Page 4OPERATION Before you begin programming your thermostat, you should be familiar with its features and with the display and the...
  • Page 5 Configuration Menu Step Press Button(s) Displayed (Factory Default) Press or to select: COMMENTS 1 PRGM SL Select FA or...
  • Page 6 PROGRAMMING YOUR THERMOSTAT Entering Your Program This section will help you plan your thermostat’s program to Follow these steps...
  • Page 75. Press PRGM once. The currently programmed start time CHECK YOUR PROGRAMMING and setpoint temperature for the Monday's 2nd heating...
  • Page 8TROUBLESHOOTING (cont.) Symptom Possible Cause Corrective Action No Heat/No Cool/No Fan 1. Blown fuse or tripped circuit breaker. Replace fuse...