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  • For use with Gerbing coreheat12 products
  • Two separate heat controllers in the same unit provide two separate heat controls for two different articles of heated clothing, such as for gloves and jacket liner
  • Digital controllers ensure that your heated clothing uses only as much power as requested
  • Wires are UL listed and completely safe, in all weather conditions
  • 1 Year Warranty
  • Installs on any accessible panel (some drilling required)
  • Includes complete mounting instructions

Note:  Gerbing changed the style of the extension cords included with the Temp Controller Kit. The kit now uses a 1 dual extension cord instead of 2 individual cords.

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Gerbing 12V Permanent Dual Temp Controller 3.8 5 19 19
Great it it worked properly Difficult instillation so I had it done by professional. After getting it installed and $350 in labor the dual heat controller did not work properly. Revzilla was great about getting a me a new controller. Gerbing was worthless in fixing the problem. I contacted them about assisting with labor costs and was told they would absolutely not assist even though product is defective. I am sorry I ever purchased Gerbing products and would have gone with another brand. September 30, 2015
Useful product but overpriced Not the easiest thing to install, especially for my bike (very tight spaces). Pros: Wire that connects to the switches, should be long enough for most install jobs. Cons: Switches are not that well made, one of them has the LED wiring at the top of the switch, facing upward rather than to the side making installation as a surface mounted switch difficult. Connecting hardware (Nuts, washers are flimsy and don't lock). LED wires should be an inch or two longer. DIN style connector is a custom format, so finding a connector that matches it, if that were ever needed is unlikely. March 28, 2015
Must have for touring motorcycles I own a GoldWing. If I owned a cruiser, chopper, sport bike, or other bike that exists without massive amounts of plastic and storage space like a GoldWing or other touring bike, I wouldn't need this if I had heated gear. But if you have the space install a permanent controls, it is a must have item. This makes it so easy to plug in and ride. It makes it easier to control and gets in your way less than using the portable controller. The knobs could be made more durable and you have to be careful with the wires and LED lights when installing. There are bunches of wires, so anything short of a GoldWing means finding space for all the wires will be problematic. But for me, this is a must have item. December 8, 2014
This product has great features. This product certainly makes it a lot easier to hook up to heat and control the temperature. Easy to adjust installed in just an hour right onto the dash. November 10, 2014
Gerbings Hard Wired Controls For those who like a clean controls for your heated gear this is the way to go. There is no need to remember where your controller is. Nothing to lose. All wiring and controls remains on the bike until needed. Great time of the year to pick this up and install at your leisure over the warmer months. Ready for next year when the temps drop. Good riding April 14, 2014
Decent product This permanent dual controller makes a nice addition to the look of my bike. I've yet to make labels for the knobs, but plan to do so in the future. The controllers have infinite settings to set the temperature at whatever makes you comfortable.All in all I'm happy with this product at this point and it serves the purpose it was intended for. Now for my complaints! This is the second set that I installed in my bike. The first set that I put in had an issue of losing the stop point when trying to turn off, and would then go in a continuous 360 degree motion. My first thought was when pulling off the cap on one for the installation, the stem pulled out as opposed to just the cap coming off, I worried that I damaged it.There is a slight nub for you to orient into the slot for the proper reinsertion, which you can feel when re-installing. After that controller went, about a week later the second one had the same issue, all this without actually ever seeing road time. I guess I liked to see the led light! Anyways after a call to Gerbings they set me up with repair/replacements in around a week turn around time. I can't say enough about the excellent customer service! Although I am a little skittish and very gentle with the knobs, this product is performing as expected. Now comes my only other complaint. The controller is an encapsulated circuit board with threads protruding for your locking nut(s) to secure to your plastics.In my case I installed mine on the lower left side of my fairing.The only problem being was having two plastics overlapping each other. With the length of thread given, I am just shy of having a full nut of thread holding this to the bike, this without being able to use the bottom nut and jamming it up to the circuit board itself. I feel another 1/4 inch of thread would not kill the profit margin on this product, and would allow multiple location installs. Hope you read these Gerbing's! Either way I would buy this product again and really enjoy the heated gear. I wish I had this stuff years ago! April 5, 2014
Good product. Works as advertised. Once installed, this controller is much more convenient than the regular dual controller that you need to figure out how to strap on or stow in a tank bag. However, it is definitely constructed to be installed on a bike with the battery under the seat. I installed it on a Yamaha FJR1300 which has the battery located in the front fairing. I ended up cutting the power lead and splicing in some extra wire to get to the battery. Doing so voided my warranty, but it seemed better than mounting the junction box in the fairing and having to find space to coil up all the extra wire to the control knobs and buying extensions for the jacket plug leads. August 5, 2013
Great product, mounting can be a bit touchy If you have Gerbings gear then you'll obviously want a heat controller... this one works wonderfully and you don't have to carry it around with you when get off the bike, etc. As others have mentioned the little LEDs can be a bit of a pain to mount - they don't really attach, they just kind of sit in the holes you drill for them, so make sure you don't drill too big or you may have an issue. Other than that small issue, I haven't found any drawbacks to this system and find it much more convenient than the portable gerbings controller I had previously. May 10, 2013
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RevZilla Store asked: Why did you choose this?
Mark T: I ride down to 25 degrees! Nov 29, 2015
Tracy W: need it Nov 1, 2015
Leslie S: Added it to my new '15 R1200GSW. Always have the convenience of the built in temp controller on all my BMW's Aug 16, 2015
Matthew R: Recommende by someone who has a pair of Gerbing gloves Aug 13, 2015
A s: The reason I picked this is that I donâ??t want to have a thermostat hanging on my leg no more. I donâ??t want to many wires hanging from my jacketâ?¦. Mar 30, 2015
Donald S: Purchased the Garbing Heated gloves from a friend and needed the hook-up! Mar 25, 2015
richard r: will best fill my long term needs. Jan 14, 2015
Paul P: necessary when buying the liner Dec 18, 2014
Bea S: My husbands rides all year round. this will keep him nice and warm! Dec 11, 2014
Matthew N: I wanted to ride longer this year but want to be comfortable while doing it. The Gerbings gear works great and it easy to install and use. Nov 16, 2014
CANDIE M: Christmas Gift Nov 15, 2014
paul d: must control the heat Nov 10, 2014
matthew c: because i bought the ex jacket, i read the return policy, watched the video about return policy, so if that jacket don't fit, than i will have to send it all back. i hope the jacket an pants fit, i am going to pretty much buy all my moto stuff from you all because of two reasons... videos... and teamzilla cash earned.thanks again... Aug 20, 2014
Jeff S: Wanted the look of a permanent install instead of dealing with something I would have to either clip on or velcro on and off everytime May 24, 2014
Kenneth C: looks well built May 9, 2014
bruno l: Because i own 6 motorcycles... so i need to install it on my other bike!! Feb 15, 2014
DON G: had this on last bike and it works great so putting this on new bike Jan 29, 2014
Robert D: I chose this because I want to permanently mount my temperature controller. I prefer the hardwired system. Jan 13, 2014
Vernon H: need it for headed gear Nov 21, 2013
A shopper asked: Is it possible to connect 2 jackets (rider & pillion) using this - thinking of connecting 1 control near the front of the bike and the other one further back so the pillion can plug in (is there is enough line to do this)?

Feb 2, 2014
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Robert H: Negative on the line length. The pigtail that plugs into the rheostat lines attaches within a foot or so of the rheostats. Also, be very careful about removing the press-on knobs--I've had the rheostats replaced twice and now I disconnect at the pigtail and leave the controls in place which doesn't please me at all. Feb 2, 2014
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Bruce L: I mounted both controls up front, right and left with my front and rear seat controls. System has worked faultlessly for me. Cords are long enough to mount front and rear if you prefer.
Bruce, NC
Feb 3, 2014
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David C: Yes I believe the cables are long enough to do what you are wanting to do. Feb 2, 2014
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Glen P: That should be no problem at all.. Love mine Feb 2, 2014
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Jeffrey N: That would probably work, but i think you will need an extension. I mounted my controllers to the far front on the fairing & the plugs just made it back to the front of my seat behind the fuel tank. Hope this helps. Feb 2, 2014
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Aaron C asked: What is the length of the little controller behind the knob, and is it flexible at all?

I'm thinking of mounting this to the fake tank on an F800, but I'm not sure if I have room in there for a straight shot if it's too long.
Feb 18, 2014
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Gatewood T: As you can see by the picture, the controll knob has a variable controller box with a circuit board attached sticking straight out behind it. It is approximately 3 inches long so you would need that much space. I tried to flex the board a little when I installed it and I broke the assembly off of the knob. Had to order another one. Feb 18, 2014
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Stephan Q: There is 3/8 inch of treads behind the knob. Total length is 1/2 inch behind knob but don't forget to include nuts and washer. You have right at 1/8 inch of thickness for installation.

Feb 28, 2014
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Stephan Q: I will take the measurements for you once I get home from work. Plus, answer your other questions.

Feb 18, 2014
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A shopper asked: Hi! I'd like to know what all comes in the box with the permanent dual zone controller.

I already own a jacket & gloves (and a portable controller), but with buying a new full fairing motorcycle, I'd like something more permanently mounted.

Oct 16, 2012
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EricV: What you see is what you get. The mounted controller has a power cable w/ring terminals and an inline fuse that runs to the battery, (replacing your current pig tail where you plug the portable unit in, or in addition to, if you wish to retain the ability to use the portable unit).

That power cable runs to the controller box which can be placed under the seat or in some other out of the way location, than has cables for each control knob, w/LED light, (red for jacket, green for gloves), that are long enough to locate up front on the dash or fairing where ever you find a good spot.

There are also two power cables that run from the control box to your jacket liner, long enough to be run from under the seat, to either just hang out when being used or to be plugged into a panel mount, (not included).

With the mounted dual zone unit, (not intended to run two jackets, but jacket and gloves), you just have the two power wires that you plug directly into your jacket liner. All you have to do is plug in and your control knobs are mounted on the bike, no more fussing with the portable controller clipped to a pocket or tank bag.

It appears to also come with two co-ax cables that would allow glove use w/o a liner, or heated sock/insoles w/o heated pants.
Nov 27, 2012
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deconbluz: I recently installed the permanent dual temp controller. everything you need to make the connection is in the box; from battery to garment. The instructions are also very clear on tools required to install including drill sizes. I'm totally satisfied with this product, it has exceeded all expectations. Mar 4, 2013
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SharkRider55: I got, battery connection, instructions and spare fuses. Mar 28, 2013
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A shopper asked: Will the Gerbing 12V Permanent Dual Temp Controller work with Firstgear Heated Men's Gloves?

What do I need additional to connect gloves and/or vest to the controller?

Is the Gerbing 12V Permanent Dual Temp Controller waterproof when mounted on the motorcycle?
Jun 12, 2015
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HÃ¥kon T: Hello
I don't know how it will work with first gear. I know that the temp controller is water proof, and that you dont need anything more to connect to it. I drive motorcycle all winter, and couldn't made it without a good heating system.
Jun 12, 2015
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DON G: Yes
You do not need anything . The plugs are the same
I can not say if they are waterproof but since they are made for motorcycles I would thing they have to be
Jun 12, 2015
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A shopper asked: Looking for a better set up for my heated gear than I have now- my accessory plug in is not in a convenient spot. Could this permanent temp controller be combined with two gerbing panel mounted ports for a complete installation? Feb 16, 2012
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RevZilla: The Gerbing's Permanent Dual Temp Controller can be used with the Gerbing's Panel Mounted Ports for a much cleaner installation. Please keep in mind that you will need one port for each output on the controller. May 2, 2012
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Hoofinator: yes it can. I will be getting the pots for my bike as well. Apr 15, 2013
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A shopper asked: I have a Gerbing Dual Temperature Controller connected to my 2011 BMW R1200GSA. Everything worked perfectly for years until just recently. The Glove port still works perfectly, but the Jacket port now always has power. It does not matter if I have the Rheostat plug connected or not, there is always power to the Port. I've switched the Rheostats and the same thing happens, there is controllable power to the Glove Port and constant power to the Jacket port. Seems to me the problem is in the Controller. Any ideas on what the problem may be? Nov 7, 2015
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A shopper asked: Will the Gerbing 12V Permanent Dual Temp Controller work with Firstgear Heated Men's Gloves?

What do I need additional to connect gloves and/or vest to the controller?

Is the Gerbing 12V Permanent Dual Temp Controller waterproof when mounted on the motorcycle?
Jun 12, 2015
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