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Dimplex

Model CUH05B31T

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5,000-Watt Electric Compact Unit Heater

$184.37 /each
  • Quickly heats spaces up to 500 sq. ft.
  • Fan delay uses residual heat for economical performance

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The Dimplex 5,000 Watt Compact Unit Heater has many features; this powerful unit heats quickly and offers great value. Featuring a ceiling or wall-mount swivel bracket and adjustable louvers, you can easily direct heat where required. A high performance, durable heater designed for smaller commercial and industrial spaces as well as storage areas and garages.

  • 17,060 BTU powerful electric heat output when required
  • Safe, durable stainless steel sheathed element and heavy duty steel cabinet
  • Built-in single pole bulb thermostat for accurate temperature control
  • Versatile ceiling and wall-mount swivel bracket included for easy portability
  • CSA certified and UL approved for safety
  • Heating element has a metal tubular sheath fused with spiral steel fins. It contains a high quality nickel-chromium wire, encased in solidly packed magnesium oxide insulation

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Where is the therostat located? I don't see it in the pic.

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December 13, 2013
Where is the thermostat located? I don't see it in the pic.
Can this be set up with a wall thermostat..
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November 16, 2014
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On the back, dead center at the bottom. If the heater is mounted correctly in the average garage, it's pretty much useless, which is why I used a short cord and plug to a 30a wall receptacle up high, then installed a Cadet Double-Pole 22 Amp 120/240 Volt Wall-Mount Mechanical Non-programmable Thermostat on the wall at regular height in between the receptacle and the breaker box.
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Tillamook, OR 97141, USA
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April 1, 2014
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I had it installed with a thermostat. Our heater is mounted near the ceiling which is 12 feet off the floor, so the thermostat is located below the unit, on the conduit line at approximately 5 feet off the floor.
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Willow Grove, PA, USA
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December 31, 2013
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It's located in the back at the bottom of the unit. It can't be set up with a wall thermostat to my knowledge as it's 240V. I cut the breaker when I don't use it personally.
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December 27, 2013
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The thermostat controls are located on the back (see picture), and you cannot set up a wall thermostat.
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Trying to find a way to heat a 13'X18' workshop/photo studio in MN.

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Big Lake, MN
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November 12, 2013
I am looking for a unit that will heat this small area when I need this out building for photo shoots. When done fixing up this out building it will be insulated very well. Does this have the ability to warm the area to a comfortable level if turned on an hour before I need to use the space? I was quoted $2200.00 by a heating guy to put a gas heater in and that's just crazy. I need a unit that I can just turn on ( or Plug in) and have it warm the space only when needed. It doesn't need to have to be on all the time, only when I am out there. Is this the unit I have been looking for? And yes, I already have a 220 line out there as the previous owner did arc welding out in the workshop.
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November 16, 2014
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The operative variable is Minn-ee-soo-tah. If you're talking January, in the teens, not likely. This 5KW unit worked well for me in Northern Virginia when the temps stayed between the mid-twenties and above, but for my 20x20 space, at the lower temps, it had to run constantly while I was working in the space and the farthest parts of the space were still chilly. Your space is a little smaller, but each Read More
The operative variable is Minn-ee-soo-tah. If you're talking January, in the teens, not likely. This 5KW unit worked well for me in Northern Virginia when the temps stayed between the mid-twenties and above, but for my 20x20 space, at the lower temps, it had to run constantly while I was working in the space and the farthest parts of the space were still chilly. Your space is a little smaller, but each degree colder makes it even more tough to keep things warm. The other question is are your photo-subjects in Parkas or Bikinis. LOL Read Less
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We installed this unit in a showroom ... about 45 feet by 30 feet with 12 foot high ceilings. The walls are concrete and two of the walls are almost completely glass. The Oregon coast does not get as cold as MN in the winters, but we find this unit heats up the area quite quickly. You might think about a thermostat installed with the unit, and leave it on minimum during the winter, so that you can heat Read More
We installed this unit in a showroom ... about 45 feet by 30 feet with 12 foot high ceilings. The walls are concrete and two of the walls are almost completely glass. The Oregon coast does not get as cold as MN in the winters, but we find this unit heats up the area quite quickly. You might think about a thermostat installed with the unit, and leave it on minimum during the winter, so that you can heat it up faster when you will be in your studio. The minimum heat all the time will also help keep things dry while you're not there. Read Less
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December 10, 2013
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My garage is 27x22 insulated - so far this heater is exceeding my needs ! It is 4 above and my garage is at 40 degrees and the heater is only running sparingly. This is the first real cold spell since the heater was installed - I am very pleased!
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November 13, 2013
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Our Garage/Workshop Heater would be good for this. It requires a 240volt hook up. We have a plug in unit as well it is our Portable Construction Heater and is 240v
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does it have to be hard wired or can you plug it it a specified receptical?

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Hardwired, no. On a dedicated 30A circuit. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED! My install involved putting a Heat Only Line-voltage Mechanical Thermostat in between a 30A locking plug high on the wall and the breaker itself so I could control the temp from the wall. Then I ran a short cord from the heater to the plug. Just be really certain about the wiring or get a pro and budget for the additional parts. It's well Read More
Hardwired, no. On a dedicated 30A circuit. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED! My install involved putting a Heat Only Line-voltage Mechanical Thermostat in between a 30A locking plug high on the wall and the breaker itself so I could control the temp from the wall. Then I ran a short cord from the heater to the plug. Just be really certain about the wiring or get a pro and budget for the additional parts. It's well worth the money just by making the heater a lot easier to control Read Less
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I wired mine to a plug, and ran some wire and installed a plug receptacle from a 30 amp breaker in my breaker box.
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January 13, 2014
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Hi Rookie,
According to the manufacturer, this unit must be hard wired with shielded cable.
A cord can not be used.
Mike,
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Does it have an on/off switch besides the thermostate?

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I need to know if I have to put a switch in line or not, thanks
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Thermostat range too high for planned usage thus have on-off switch.
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January 19, 2016
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Good Morning,
There is no on/off switch with this unit. It has a single pole thermostat.
Thank you
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