The T8611G Chronotherm® IV Deluxe Programmable
Heat Pump Thermostats provides electronic control of 24
Vac single-zone heat pump systems.
Em Heat-Heat-Off-Cool-Auto On-Auto
If this control is replacing a control that contains
mercury in a sealed tube, do not place your old
control in the trash. Dispose of properly.
Contact your local waste management authority
for instructions regarding recycling and the
proper disposal of the old control.
When Installing this Product...
1. Read these instructions carefully. Failure to follow
the instructions can damage the product or cause
a hazardous condition.
2. Check the ratings given in the instructions and on
the product to make sure the product is suitable for
3. Installer must be a trained, experienced service
4. After completing installation, use these instructions
to check out the product operation.
Install the thermostat about 5 ft (1.5m) above the floor in
an area with good air circulation at average temperature.
See Fig. 1.
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Refer to Table 1 for a general description of the
thermostat. All T8611 thermostats require a common wire
to supply power.
System and fan selections are done by keyboard.
Do not install the thermostat where it can be affected by:
— drafts, or dead spots behind doors and in corners.
— hot or cold air from ducts.
— radiant heat from sun or appliances.
— concealed pipes and chimneys.
— unheated (uncooled) areas such as an outside wall
behind the thermostat.
The thermostat can be mounted horizontally on the wall
or on a 2 in. x 4 in. (50.8 mm x 101.6 mm) wiring box.
Position wallplate horizontally on the wall or on a
2 in. x 4 in. (50.8 mm x 101.6 mm) wiring box.
1. Position and level the wallplate (for appearance
only). The thermostat will function correctly even
when not level.
2. Use a pencil to mark the mounting holes. See Fig.
3. Remove the wallplate from the wall and drill two
3/16 inch (76 mm) holes in the wall (if drywall) as
marked. For firmer material such as plaster, drill
two 7/32 inch (5.56 mm) holes. Gently tap anchors
(provided) into the drilled holes until flush with the
4. Position the wallplate over the holes, pulling wires
through the wiring opening.
5. Loosely insert the mounting screws into the holes.
6. Tighten mounting screws.