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Marley electric 3ft. basebord ,wiring w/thermostat

I chose to wire the heater on right side w thermostat,I don't know if I
connected correctly.
could feel very little heat.

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If your baseboard heater is rated at 220 VAC and you have wired it to a 120 VAC source then the heater will only produce about 1/4 of its rated output wattage. So, if you have a 2000 W / 240 V heater it will only produce about 500 W at 120 V. You may want to have an experienced technician wire it for you if you are not sure what you are doing. Please be careful and smart when dealing with electricity!!

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