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Gerbing 12V Portable Dual Zone Temp Controller 

The Gerbing coreheat12 temperature controller has two separate temp-controllers that provide separate controls for two different articles of heated clothing, such as gloves and jacket liner, for the same person.

Features:

  • Attach this temperature controller to any solid object with Velcro or attach to your belt with our convenient, optional clip-on case.
  • Dial in your level of comfort.
  • 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.

Note: Not for use with two jacket liners; only for use with a single jacket liner plus gloves, pants, and/or insoles.

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Gerbing 12V Portable Dual Temp Controller 4.3 5 146 146
Does what it should I have a Gerbing liner and gloves and bought the dual controller for them. I agree with the other reviewers that the controller seems really bulky and finding a place for it was a challenge. However, I purchased a tank bag that has a top phone pouch and decided to put it in there. It's waterproof, the cords hang out of the bottom, the knobs are accessible (though I do have to stop to make adjustments) and it's close to both me and the pigtail. When I leave the bike, I take my tank bag with me and the controller comes along. There just happens to be an outside pocket to tuck my cords into - or I can push them up into the phone pouch. Either way, this has been pretty convenient for me and I don't have to deal with the controller in my pocket or attached to my belt and dangling cords around my feet. May 26, 2015
Easy to use The plug and play feature makes this product easy to use. The knobs are big enough to adjust with your gloves on yet not too big. April 27, 2015
Works exactly like it says You need this to power your other Gerbing gear. I'd get the adapter so you can connect a battery charger as well. Although you're probably riding through the winter anyway, it's still nice to have it, and it's cheap enough compared to the rest of the Gerbing stuff you just bought. Also get the clip-on case. This plus the case lets you clip it onto your pants pocket, your belt isn't great because your jacket will get in the way of the controls, I've found. I usually go with pants pocket. It's not perfect, and it never stops being weird getting off the bike with dangling wires everywhere, but at least you still get to ride when it's cold out. March 18, 2015
Works great This temp controller is easy to use - even with gloves on. The wires are long enough to connect down to the battery and up into my coat. The only thing I would suggest is getting a belt clip or some way to fasten it to your jeans or jacket - it took a few rides to figure where to leave it when I was riding. February 16, 2015
Works and good quality. Product works as described. Placement is always the issue and no fault of the controls however the dials spin easy enough that your clothing can adjust setting without intent. Dials are also very close together making it difficult to adjust one with thick gloves on without touchin the other. Of course if they were too big that would be a problem too. I have multiple bikes so I opted for this versus a perm mount on the bike which would have been ideal. Overall though it seems to be of good quality. January 28, 2015
Temp controller complements heated gloves and jacket liner If you live in the PacNW and intend to ride on those cold dry days, or commute to/from work, you need this item along with your choice of gloves and jacket liner which is what I'm using. I bought a great bike from a buddy and needed these to continue to ride through out the year and was able to control the temps of my hands and core just right. I had it at the lowest setting in 35-40F temps and was comfortable. My minor gripes about this item is that the separate leather clip case is not included. Also there should be labels around the knobs for easier identification of connected accessory. January 23, 2015
the cables on the module could be wired in differently to help with routing to gloves. i have only used this a few times a but was satisfied with the warmth of the gloves. i rode in 30 degree weather and that was as cold as it got but hands stayed warm. i did how ever have the heat cranked all the way up that day, and my hands sweated some but no burn sensation like it talked about. over all it seems to be a good product. i live in Louisiana so it dont normally get really cold. January 21, 2015
Does as it states Controlls both the jacket and glove liners with seperate controls. Seems like it is made well. January 20, 2015
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Gerbing 12V Portable Dual Temp Controller
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RevZilla Store asked: Why did you choose this?
Lester T: I have gloves and socks and want to be able to control the temperature. Don't want any cooked appendages. Jul 11, 2015
D A: Need it for Gerbing heated jacket liner and gloves. Works great! Jun 14, 2015
Jacob J: To control temp on my Gerbing 12V EX Heated Gloves. I was comfortable riding every day through this last WA winter. Rare was the morning I had to use more than the first notch of heat level. Nice knowing I have an extra heat port should I get some heated insoles :) May 18, 2015
Rob H: quality May 11, 2015
O F: Gerbing Gear is Great and very well made. I have the whole suit and use it for duel purpose. Riding and Hunting. I would have to rate this gear as Excellent. May 6, 2015
Robert C: Future use of gloves with my existing jacket liner May 1, 2015
Mark D: No choice - required for use with Gerbing gloves and jacket. Apr 30, 2015
John R: All my heated gear is by Gerbing. Apr 21, 2015
Erik N: "Controller for heated gloves and jacket" Apr 8, 2015
Christian H: To control the temp of the vest and gloves of course! Very worthwhile purchase. Apr 6, 2015
doug m: heated vest and glove combo. keeps you roasty toasty in winter Mar 31, 2015
Daren M: Need them to go with a Gerbing jacket. Mar 25, 2015
Frank K: Needed the controller for my jacket liner and gloves. Great price. Mar 25, 2015
mark c: Currently use one and need one for additional rider Mar 21, 2015
Carol M: Mine stopped working Mar 14, 2015
Gregory H: Need multiple heating controls Mar 8, 2015
Douglas G: works as advertised Feb 28, 2015
Kenny W: Mine shorted out Jan 26, 2015
Leah D: Hoping for a warm ride. Research indicated that this was the best. Jan 16, 2015
JOHN C: mine quit working. Jan 15, 2015
William R: I want to wire the Gerbing heated gloves I ordered directly to my bike, and I may want to add a jacket liner later. Jan 12, 2015
John C M: To control temp and allow my Gerbing pants that I recieved for Christmas to work Jan 4, 2015
Walter V: Wanted Gloves also but you didnt have large Dec 30, 2014
Richard B: I just bought the garbing heated jacket liner and need the rest of the gear to go with it. I got the dual temp controller so I can add to my set up.. Gerbing has a good rep.. Dec 29, 2014
Steven B: Watch Anthony's Gerbing product review and you will probably agree that the dual controller is the way to go. I would have gotten the bike mounted version, but I am thinking about getting a new bike. Dec 22, 2014
Richard S: Need a controller for my heated gloves now and I want the ability to add another heated element later. Dec 21, 2014
Mary M: got a heated jacket but not a temp controll Dec 19, 2014
Rich R: If your thinking of electric go for the two zone controller, two years later and I'm adding to my gloves with a jacket liner. Made the pricy jacket decision a little easier because I didn't have to lay out more cash for another controller Dec 19, 2014
Brad S: the dual controller is less expensive in the long run compared to multiple single controllers Dec 18, 2014
B O: You have to have one if you have a heated jacket, liner or gloves. Like the ability to either velcro it to the bike or stick it in a pocket. Only have a jacket, but might buy gloves later. Dec 17, 2014
Hart V: Recommended by my son. Dec 7, 2014
Marvin T: 30 min ride to work and like to ride as many days of the year that I can Dec 5, 2014
Michael L: Only one circuit was working. The glove circuit, although the light indicated it was working properly, would no longer heat the gloves. When connecting the gloves to the jacket circuit, they worked fine. Dec 3, 2014
Jayne M: On the hub's Christmas list for those winter days out on the tractor! Nov 30, 2014
Angela I: Xmas gift Nov 29, 2014
Andrei S: Must have for Gerbing products. Nov 29, 2014
Larry B: I have jacket,glove liners and socks. Need a way to regulate heat. Nov 26, 2014
Diana D: Will be adding other garments. Nov 22, 2014
Stanley B: The jacket and gloves are no good without this item. Nov 12, 2014
Richard D: quality Nov 10, 2014
Scott H: To control both a Jacket and the gloves Nov 10, 2014
Dan G: My twin brother's Gerbing controllers have lasted 12 years in Ohio and Colorado winter use. He highly recommends them. Nov 10, 2014
Rocco B: Based on the recommendation of this "Dual controller", which seemed to make sense from the video on your site about this heated equipment. Nov 8, 2014
Randy W: A friend of mine has been riding for 40+ years recommended it. Nov 8, 2014
David S: Ha! Tired of parking for the winter. Tired of being cold when I do ride in the winter Nov 3, 2014
Tim G: Bought heated clothing and needed a good controller Oct 28, 2014
Charles H: works well with heated clothing Oct 23, 2014
Bob V: Price and quality Oct 20, 2014
Jeffery W: mine stopped working Oct 12, 2014
Randall M: Required for use with Gerbing jacket Oct 7, 2014
Ricky C: to control the liner and gloves Oct 6, 2014
Jane P: Only way to control gloves and jacket independently. Oct 3, 2014
Robert D: Recommended by Revzilla and manufacturer for control of heat Sep 30, 2014
mark j: To keep warm Sep 28, 2014
Ray L: I was riding to Alaska and needed heat Sep 26, 2014
Daniel C: Great controller for Gerbing heated gear. Sep 23, 2014
Don K: Needed temperature control for my Gerbing's T5 Heated Gloves, this works great. Sep 13, 2014
LESLIE O: wanted the EVO second best review Sep 9, 2014
Kevin w: thermo control baby Aug 25, 2014
JEFF H: Best to have dual control for added gear. Aug 14, 2014
Larry S: Might be purchasing either gloves, pants or insoles later on. Jun 20, 2014
LARRY F: PART OF GERBING HEATED PRODUCTS Jun 11, 2014
Dustun R: Great choice to control my Gerbing gear. It is easy to install and use. May 20, 2014
Ray N: to keep me worm in cold weather May 20, 2014
Donald T: Keeper for gloves and jacket May 8, 2014
Chandra S: Reputation. Hardware'd into the bike, no battery pack. Apr 21, 2014
John J: Had to replace my old one. Apr 17, 2014
Carroll B: Figured I would eventually get the heated gloves so I bought the dual controller. Apr 16, 2014
wayne h: recommended by a friend Apr 15, 2014
David B: Works correct with the jacket and gloves and I plan to add heated pants. Apr 3, 2014
Craig R: Need them to operate the gloves Mar 25, 2014
carlene f: needed for my birthday gift Mar 15, 2014
Kimberly H: The videos on the website are excellent! From the video on the basics of Gerbings electrical system, I learned it was imperative that I not only get a dual temp controller as I already have a vest, also the socks will need to be controlled depending on the weather I am riding in. Thanks for being so informative and educational!! Mar 4, 2014
C D: Have used the single controller up to now. RevZilla recommended the dual so I can use gloves down the road if wanted.
Same price as the single so why not?
Feb 28, 2014
Matthew V: A must-have item if you're riding with heated gear, so you can adjust the temperature during those days when it's 0° in the morning and 40° on the ride home. Feb 19, 2014
Glenn C: It was recommended. Feb 7, 2014
Mike Y: I have every intention of expanding my heated gear past just gloves so it would be senseless to purchase a single controller or just an on/off switch. Jan 24, 2014
A S: In the event I choose to expand my heated line I have a controller that can handle the extra items Jan 22, 2014
Russell A: Required equip Jan 15, 2014
F R: Because Anthony said I needed them, and because I'll be back for the vest or jacket later. Jan 9, 2014
James S: Works great with the heated items I have. Would not do without it. Jan 4, 2014
Eric R: A must for gerbings gears. This unit with leather case (sold separately and works great) hooks on my coat waist strap so Im able to adjust when riding. You'll want control because more heat is needed when riding fast and lower for city driving. You won't be disappointed. Dec 26, 2013
Jason W: Received my first Gerbing item, T5 Gloves, for Xmas. Need accessories t go with it. Dec 26, 2013
Renee A: This is a Must have if you buy heated gear, or don't even bother to buy heated gear. Because they will burn you if you can not control intensity! Dec 23, 2013
Donna A: Because my feet are too darned hot without it. Dec 17, 2013
Randal D: A must have and I will be adding more gear. Dec 9, 2013
Jeff Y: Based on reviews, videos and knowledge of myself, I know I will eventually be using more than one heated item. I just bought the gloves...the feet will be next. Dec 4, 2013
Gary P: made sense Nov 26, 2013
Louis D: Need a quality controler Nov 10, 2013
Erich P: Because I don't want to fry my hands by running the gloves on high the whole time, and want to hedge my bets that I may add a second item of heated apparel. Nov 10, 2013
George S: I did a lot of research on heated clothes, and Gerbing's is highly recommended, especially for their customer service. Giving it a try. Nov 2, 2013
JoAnn W: Important to regulate temperature of heated gloves. Oct 30, 2013
Richard D: I purchased gloves and a jacket liner. Want to be able to control them separately. Oct 29, 2013
John K: recommended by Anthony Oct 28, 2013
Theodore G: I bought the Heated Jacket and pants set along with the controller but I lost my controller So I had to buy another one I have a BMW 1600. I'm leaving Farmville NC nov. 4th for San Antonio TX. .Winter riding I will not leave Home without it
Theodore Green
Farmville NC
Oct 28, 2013
Stephen S: Anthony did a tremendous job explaining product and system! Oct 26, 2013
Francis G: Good reviews Oct 16, 2013
James B: To be able to control multiple pieces of Gerbing gear seperately. Oct 15, 2013
Robin R: My new Gerbing gloves were so hot without it, I had to have it. I can't wait to order the rest of my heated gear! Oct 14, 2013
Marvin A: I thought he needed it. Oct 14, 2013
Henry O W: I ride ATV year round in SW ND, and I freeze in a short time ,a friend told me about this gear,SOUNDS GREAT, I will soon find out. Will be using glove, jacket,pants,boot,and sock,liners with dual temp controller Oct 13, 2013
John C: Works great with my heated Gerbing gear. Oct 9, 2013
Donald B: so i can control the gear Sep 24, 2013
Olli T: I knew that i can't adjust both jacket and gloves so accurately with only one controller, that's why I ordered this. Very helpful tool to have. Sep 24, 2013
A shopper asked: whats the problem when the both lights on the controler blink and the gear quits heating? Oct 6, 2013
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Karen H: Hello,
I had the same problem with mine. Called Gerbing Tech Support and found the solution was pretty simple. Turns out the connection was being lost between the male and female plugs.
To fix the problem start with a glove. Look inside the connection where the gloves plug into the temperature controller. There is a "male" terminal in there. The male prong is split into halves. The halves need to be spread slightly apart slightly. (Mine weren't and would stop heating unexpectedly. I would have to wiggle or twist the connection to get it to work again). Gerbing told me to take an x-acto knife or a pin and VERY CAREFULLY spread those apart to ensure a good connection. Worked like a charm. Haven't had any problems since with either my coat or gloves.
Hope this works for you.
Ride safe.
Oct 6, 2013
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Charles P C: Actually you have two questions. I have the same problem with "not heating" as expected. I find the answer by Karen H most heartening and I am going to try it. Good luck to me! Now for the answer to your "first question": The lights ALWAYS blink! You will find that as you turn up the "juice" (each separately), they will blink faster, until they appear to be on continuously. (You, as I, thought the two issues were related because we never closely looked at the LEDs until we didn't get adequate heat. ) Nov 6, 2013
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Fred N: I need to know what type of motorcycle the dual controller is being used with because on bikes like a BMW with a CanBus systems, I have seen the controller blink but not received heat because the CanBus system has decided I was drawing too much and cut me off. So - what did I do - I now wire pigtails directly to the battery and eliminate the worry of the CanBus doing "it's thing". Oct 7, 2013
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Chris B: FIT is EVERYTHING!!! heated stuff should be huggy, if it's loose fitting you loose soooooo much heating effect. Gloves especially. The micron rope elements and thermocoples are fast acting. ( like 2 seconds from 30 degrees to WOW that's toasty).heated wear is opposite the norm thinking of loosish layers to trap layers of air. HUGGING - NOT TIGHT.... Dec 3, 2013
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A shopper asked: I have the dual controller and gloves but no liner or jacket. How will both of the gloves be used with the controller? Mar 7, 2014
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Hansy J: Use the Y-shaped wire that came with the gloves by snaking it thru your jacket's arm. You then hook the wire into the accessories end of the controller, and the controller to your bike (you can run it all the way to the battery, or to your cigarette liter). Mar 7, 2014
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Simon M: Both gloves will be connected to one of the control lines, leaving you another line to control the next piece of heated gear you buy. Mar 20, 2014
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Trevor T: You will need the harness that goes in your jacket. It will split to both gloves.
http://www.revzilla.com/motorcycle/gerbings-glove-insole-y-harness
Mar 10, 2014
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A shopper asked: Can this plug to cigarette lighter rather than to battery. May 14, 2011
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clobber: Yes, Gerbring has a 12V Plug adapter.
http://www.revzilla.com/motorcycle/gerbings-12-volt-dc-plug-adapto

and a handful of other adapters depending on your bike:
http://gerbing.com/Products/accessories.html

Happy trails
May 22, 2011
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Frank1958: This should do the trick. Just remember that you need to ensure proper fusing for the power load.
BTW, a cigarette lighter is still connected to the battery, whether directly attached (always live) or via the accessory (on when key is turned).
Oct 22, 2012
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Chris K: Yes, you would use the Gerbing 12 Volt DC Plug Adaptor to do so. I've linked the product for you below: May 16, 2011
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MrFun: Gerbings makes an adapter for the BMW-type cigarette accessory outlets that works just fine. Dec 11, 2012
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Ricochet59: Gerbings offers a cable to allow their gear to be powered by the cigarette lighter socket. Dec 24, 2012
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Frank1958: That would require an adapter. I'm sure one can be purchased or made (DIY). Oct 22, 2012
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Sunil: Yes! But I recomend to plug directly to the battery to avoid fuse problems Feb 6, 2012
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Regaltip5b: Yes if you buy the adaptor to use in the lighter. Nov 5, 2012
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A shopper asked: Is there a right angle coax plug adaptor? I installed the surface mounted socket on my bike but my leg sometimes hits the controller plug because it plugs straight in and stickes out. Nov 12, 2014
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Thomas L: What you want is a 2.5mm x 5.5mm power socket right angle adapter. ebay has them. Gerbings does not sell them as far as I know.

This is one of what I found:
Right-Angle-90-Degree-Converter-for-5-5-x-2-5mm-Power-Connector-BiXPower-LC53
Nov 12, 2014
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Thomas L: I would look at various electronic dealer. Look for a (I think) 3.5 mm 5.5mm adapter. I think there is also a 3.0 mm but the center contact won't be made with this. There is no Gerbings part, though that I know of of. Nov 12, 2014
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Leah D: The Gerbing Battery Harness includes a fairly long coiled extension cord with a right angle that plugs into the bike outlet. It will clear your leg nicely. It's a great kit and well worth the money Jan 14, 2015
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hyeokki m: Sorry
I don't know.
Nov 18, 2014
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David B: Not that I know of. Nov 12, 2014
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Derek D asked: Hi.

Can this dual controller support two vests simultaneously? For example, can my passenger plug her vest in while I have mine going? Would it require a fuse change?

Thanks.

Derek
Jan 27, 2014
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Jeffrey R: Derek,

I use this item, powering a vest and pair of gloves. I've never used it to power an item worn by someone else, but as long as you have the proper fuse for the electrical load, the only problem I can see is that the cables are rather short, and I'm not certain the cable from the controller would reach your rider's vest.

Assuming you can get the cables to reach, you will need the proper fuse for the additional items and you may also need to consider the load on the connector to the bike. If it is connected through a port, instead of directly to the battery, it may pose somewhat of a problem in that those ports do not supply as much current as a direct battery connection would. If you're connected to the battery already, just change your fuse and see if the cables will reach.

One other word about the device. Some versions of these have built in limiters on the current. In other words, they will occasionally stop providing power. This was only on the older models, however. If you receive one of those, as some are still out there new for sale, just turn the knob all the way down until it clicks off, then turn it back on again and it should begin to provide power once more.

I hope this helps.

Jeff
Jan 29, 2014
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William S: Derek,

I'm sure it could. You will probably need an extension cord to make the connection. Yes, it may need a fuse change. The unit and the vest come with a chart that shows what fuse is needed for each of the possible items to be connected (pants, gloves, vest, socks, etc).

This is such an interesting idea that I might give it a try with my wife when there are riding days that do not require the heated gloves as well.

Hope this helps.

Bill
Jan 29, 2014
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Leah D: Consider Safety. Do you want to be connected to someone else in the event of an accident? Consider installing two battery harnesses and use two controllers Jan 14, 2015
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moti m: yes !!!! if you use the third plug in
no!!! if you use only the vests
Jan 29, 2014
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Gerard S. D: i believe it's set up for multiple garments vest,gloves and pants Feb 1, 2014
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A shopper asked: how long is this? I just need to know if it will reach my cigarette adapter to my jacket or will i need extension. Oct 15, 2013
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Chris B: Oh it'll easily reach, but you buy th cigarette lighter adapter. They're cheap. Revzilla and Gerbing's makes 1 for BMW type and one for the more common cigarette lighter port. Climate where you are will be a big factor in deciding on a direct battery connection and quick disconnect versus the adapter connection. Wire from your hip to the power port can get goofy or awkward but a quick connect under the seat rim isn't. # of weeks of cold in a year dictates the ergonomics. 2 months of 30 degrees or lower Go direct, 2 weeks a year, cigarette port.... Dec 3, 2013
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Ron Y: I plug my dual controller into an outlet I put in down by my left thigh. It reaches up to my jacket easily. I like it a lot. Oct 18, 2013
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Joe W: All three leads on mine measure 18 inches each from the bottom of the controller to the end of the coaxial connectors. Dec 2, 2013
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Drew G: The cord is approx 17" Oct 17, 2013
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Charles P C: 18.5 inches Nov 6, 2013
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A shopper asked: The red light on the dual controller flashes when it it turned on. Is this normal? Just wondering Jun 6, 2011
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MrFun: This happens to me if the controller is on when the engine is started. I infer that there is a drain on power away from the controller that causes the red flashing light. Dec 11, 2012
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Chris K: The two lights show the two channels of heat that you can control with this item. The faster they blink (until solid) the hotter the temperature is. Jun 7, 2011
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A S: So I should expect the orange light to turn green when it gets to temperature? Mar 2, 2014
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A S: Is it normal for one of the lights to be green and the other orange or amber? Mar 2, 2014
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David R.: Yes--I think it means it warming up to tmeperature??? Oct 28, 2011
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A shopper asked: Hi I am thinking of buying heated gloves after watching video on how to install looks easy enough.
My question is the wire from duel control(which seems the way to go ) to gloves is that supplied or do I need to order extension .?
Jan 11, 2015
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Theron D: No, you do not have to order an extension for yourself. The gloves should come with a "Y" cable (mine did) long enough to connect to your dual controller, which is definitely the way to go for additional heated gear like jackets, pants, etc. in the future.
Ride safe.
TD
Jan 13, 2015
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Joseph A. M: I bought Gerbing gloves & the dual controller & you do not need an extension. Everything you get is enough to reach the controller & the gloves & the battery. And yes installation is easy, if I can do it so can you, hook up to the battery is easy, not a big deal. Feb 20, 2015
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J R: If the extension is not included with the gloves or integrated into your heated jacket liner, you will need the extension. Feb 17, 2015
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doug m: Unless your knuckles drag on the ground....the wiring supplied with the controller should be sufficient Jan 21, 2015
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Steven S asked: Do the knobs have positve clicks or do they turn with no stops? I have concerns about the knobs turning while in a case or jacket pocket. Dec 30, 2014
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William S: Only one click when turned on.the dial is stiff enough that it maintains position.ive never had an issue with temperature changing and I keep controler in my back pocket Dec 30, 2014
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Lisa H: Yes it does click when you turn the knobs on or off. Also there are lights by the knobs that blink slow to fast depending on how high your hat is turned up Dec 30, 2014
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Sydney P: The temp controller doesn't have clicks. I've used it for two years now and haven't had an issue with the temperature changing on its own. As you ride you will be adjusting it up or down to stay comfortable. When I get up to highway speed I turn it up vs. Local streets I don't need it as warm. I have my temp controller attached to my leg so it's easy to reach while I'm riding Dec 31, 2014
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doug m: I had that problem, gerbing replaced the controller. { made in china to my disappointment}...the have positive clicks, but there should be more resistance to prevent them from turning Jan 21, 2015
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Evan S asked: What is the maximum power output from each channel? Looking to heat a jacket liner and pants liner on one channel, gloves on the other one. Sep 16, 2014
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steve s: Hi Evan i run heated pants and jacket off one chanel and a heated jacket off the second chanel for my wife the controller works great i plug into my battery tender cable off the battery using a 15 amp fuse works great i hope this helps Steve Sep 17, 2014
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Glen B: I would derect that question to Gerbing company on the controller you baught or are interested in Sep 17, 2014
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Parag M: I dont recall the specs, yet Ill start by saying this is a great product. It is, in fact, designed for what you want to do - plug in your pants to the jacket (and socks to the pant, if you desire). The channel for the gloves doesn't heat too much, and at top heat will only keep your fingers temp neutral (which is good). My friends regret not having the dual controller.
...refrain from running power hungry accessories on your bike (battery capacity) while using this.
Sep 18, 2014
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Scott H: My Dual controller says max power is 168 watts. Nov 15, 2014
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A shopper asked: I have the T5 gloves and dual controller. I keep blowing fuses. I started out with the recommended fuse, it blew. Then I went to the next higher one and it blew today. Have any idea what is going on? I'm connecting the "Red" connector to the battery, and the "black" connector to the gloves. I'm not using the "white" connector. Feb 2, 2015
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Kris J: If u are only using it on gloves. It sounds like you have a short in the system some where. Trace the wires on the bike side to make sure no exposed who're are grounding. Good luck. Feb 9, 2015
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Jeff D: Sounds like you may have nicked the power wire and it is causing a higher current draw. I have not had a problem with fuses blowing on my gloves. Feb 26, 2015
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Hannah S: Hi! I have not had any problems but is am using Harley Davidson heated gloves as opposed to Gerbing. Good luck. I cannot imagine the issue! Feb 2, 2015
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Rob D asked: I have gloves, the liner and a dual controller attached to the battery.
One light on the controller is yellow and the other blinks red, as it should, I think.
Any reason for the two colors?
Nov 29, 2014
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Edward H: The controller monitors the battery voltage and shorts.
Red/Green flashing is an indication of low voltage. Red flashing means there is a short or an overload
Dec 1, 2014
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doug m: I believe it signifies front and rear Jan 21, 2015
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Rob D: Thank you sir Dec 1, 2014
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john r asked: Do you find it more convenient using this dual temp controller that you wear or the one you permanently mount? Nov 25, 2014
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RICHARD B: I found it more convenient to use the controller attached to my adjusting strap of my jacket. Unplug one wire from the bike and you're off and running. Nov 30, 2014
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David K: Prefer the portable controller as it can be taken off and stored away during hot months when not necessary. Easy to plug in any time, use heated vest on two bikes so portability is required. Dec 4, 2014
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doug m: if you have a spot for a permanent mount, I would go that route. Jan 21, 2015
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A shopper asked: I have just purchased the Dual Temp Controller and none of the lights come on at all. The jacket does heat without it, so I know that all is hooked up fine.
Please assist?

Thank you.
Apr 15, 2015
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Frank S: My riding is in the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador on the extreme East Coast of Canada and without heated gear the riding season but be much shorter and much less enjoyable.My riding hasn't started yet as it is a balmy -4C with a wind chill of -13.......burrrrrr.

I ran a lead from my battery just out under my seat.
I run my heated jacket, gloves and boot inserts through my controller and it all works great at initial hook up and yes the indicator lights do come on when each switch is activated.

Let's say ahem......... my waist has a bit more circumference than the many years ago when I started riding ........so after sitting on bike .........by feel I reach from my lead to the battery and connect, then connect to my jacket and to gloves and inserts. Gloves are through jacket wrist wiring and inserts through wiring down my pants legs since I don't have heated pants.

I then strap the controller to my thigh via velcro external strap, again by feel and I reach down without looking as I ride and make temp adjustments so other than initial hook up I don't actually view the controller.

However I position the knobs facing forward for better ergonomic reach and can't say if the lights remain on but the power certainly does.
Hope this helps.
Frank
Apr 16, 2015
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Randall C: Simple step: check or replace the fuse. May 1, 2015
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A shopper asked: Is this Gerbing controller interchangeable with Tourmaster jacket/vest, gloves etc.? Looks the same and male/female plugs look identical, Thks Tom Nov 30, 2014
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doug m: check the polarity. tour master may NOT be the same Jan 21, 2015
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Marshall G: I don't know I bought all Gerbing Nov 30, 2014
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A shopper asked: I have gloves, the liner and a dual controller attached to the battery.
One light on the controller is yellow and the other blinks red, as it should, I think.
Any reason for the two colors?
Nov 29, 2014
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David K: supposed to be yellow or green to be OK. RED means low voltage.
Does it only go red when at idle or while you are driving too.
Check website for problem solving
Dec 4, 2014
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RICHARD B: I don't know personally, but I'd suggest calling Garbing's CS department. They'd know the answer. Nov 30, 2014
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A shopper asked: I have gloves, the liner and a dual controller attached to the battery.
One light on the controller is yellow and the other blinks red, as it should, I think.
Any reason for the two colors?
Nov 29, 2014
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Wayne L: That means the glove circuit is not attached only your vest. When the glove circuit is complete the red light will blink green. Sometimes I just have to turn the knob off and then on. Nov 30, 2014
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Paul R: Yes one controls the temp for your vest the other one gloves. Lets you know which is which and if its up to temp. Nov 30, 2014
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A shopper asked: Does the dual temp controller work with an 8 year old jacket? Also would the rechargeable battery work on the same 8 year old jacket? Nov 9, 2014
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JOHN L: The best answer to those questions would be to ask the fine folks at Gerbing.
I purchased a controller that came with my jacket last year.
Sorry I'm not much help.
Nov 9, 2014
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hyeokki m: I don't know Nov 18, 2014
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Product Style RevZilla Item # Manufacturer Product # Availability
Gerbing 12V Portable Dual Temp Controller 716676 A-0-16-29 In Stock: Ships next business day