10" Automatic GVD Vent Damper Zoom

10" Automatic GVD Vent Damper

SKU:GVD-10PL

Brand: Field Controls

Field Controls
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Specs

Diameter (Inches): 10"
Width: 14-7/8"
Length: 12-1/8"
Application: Air Quality
Voltage:
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24v
Clearance: 4"
Exposed Pipe: 10-7/8"
Motor Timing: 15 Seconds Power Closed
Shape: Round

Description for Field Controls GVD-10PL

The Field Vent Damper works automatically to allow natural draft during appliance operation while preventing residual appliance heat and conditioned air from escaping during off cycles. It also prevents the infiltration of cold air during down drafts.
Safety Features

  • Dual safety switches allow the burner to fire only when the damper is in the open position. This unit will not interfere with existing appliance safety controls, when properly installed.
Operational Features
  • Operates with all 24 VAC, 60hz intermittent ignition and standing pilot ignition systems.
  • Stainless steel construction provides superior corrosion resistance.
  • Damper operation: power opens in 15 seconds, power closes in 15 seconds. Power is off at damper motor when it is at rest.
  • Hold open switch allows damper to be placed in an open position and taken out of service to assist with trouble shooting appliance problems.
  • Keyed wiring harness connector plug installs only one way, preventing incorrect wiring connection.
Dimensions
  • Pipe Size: 10"
  • Length: 12-1/8"
  • Height: 14-7/8"
  • Clearance: 4"
  • Exposed Pipe: 10-7/8"
How the GVD Works
  • The Field Vent Damper is installed in the vent pipe, after the draft hood, or barometric. During off cycles, it remains closed, preventing air flow through the vent. When there is a call for heat, the motor is energized, rotating the damper 90 degrees to an open position. Opening and closing takes approximately 15 seconds. When the damper is fully open, the burner is allowed to fire and flue gases pass freely through the vent. When the thermostat is satisfied, the burner stops, and the damper automatically closes. For service and trouble shooting, the damper can be locked in the open position.
Electrical Specifications
  • Minimum wiring requirements: 24 VAC - 18 gauge - 105 degrees C
  • Power requirements: 3 watts at 24 VAC, 60 Hz, when opening or closing

10" Automatic GVD Vent Damper

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Field Controls4" Automatic GVD Vent Damper
 
4.7

(based on 46 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (36)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

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    (1)

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    (1)

96%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Easy to install

This unit fit right in place of the obsolete 6" Honeywell AVD. No adjustments were required. The plastic quick connect on the existing Honeywell cord snapped right into the Field Controls...Read complete review

This unit fit right in place of the obsolete 6" Honeywell AVD. No adjustments were required. The plastic quick connect on the existing Honeywell cord snapped right into the Field Controls 6" GVD. No terminations were necessary. The unit has been functioning fine for a month now.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Seems OK - hope it lasts

Overall the damper seems good, looks nice. I'm a little concerned about the motor being under powered. Seems just barely able to move the damper... also seems a bit jerky. Hopefully...Read complete review

Overall the damper seems good, looks nice. I'm a little concerned about the motor being under powered. Seems just barely able to move the damper... also seems a bit jerky. Hopefully it will last long term. I'm not overwhelmed with confidence. Time will tell so I'll reserve judgment.

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5.0

Very good product

By POPPIE

from wOODSFIELD , Ohio

Verified Buyer

Comments about 6" Automatic GVD Vent Damper:

EASY TO INSTALL ; WORKS JUST GREAT:

 
1.0

No Support

By Glenn

from Kewaskum, WI

Verified Buyer

Comments about 7" Automatic GVD Vent Damper:

After buying this damper and the recommended wiring kit, it will not work with my Honeywell Aquastat.

 
5.0

very,very good product...very,very good

By Buck

from Rochester N.Y.

Verified Buyer

Comments about 6" Automatic GVD Vent Damper:

Simple drop in replacement part...A REAL NO BRAINER. Even a first week apprentice , WITH SUPERVISON ,could install it.

 
5.0

exactly as expected

By hashby

from Washingon DC

Verified Buyer

Comments about 5" Automatic GVD Vent Damper:

I replaced my ancient Johnson M15AC-1 that would periodically not trip the open switch with the Fields and the install took me less than an hour. The existing harness was a fit as promised. I am sure I saved hundreds over paying a HVAC company.

 
5.0

Part I needed at half the price!

By Langtree67

from Saddle Brook, NJ

Verified Buyer

Comments about 6" Automatic GVD Vent Damper:

Exactly what I needed at half the price I'd found elsewhere

 
4.0

I would buy this item again,

By unkown plumber

from new jersey

Verified Buyer

Comments about 6" Automatic GVD Vent Damper:

product was good ,the quick service was the key.

 
4.0

Very good

By Richie

from Philadelphia, PA

Verified Buyer

Comments about 6" Automatic GVD Vent Damper:

great for my boiler vent damper. save time and money on plumber. I get heat on in a bout 30 minute after I got this product.

 
5.0

I recommend it

By Al

from NJ

Verified Buyer

Comments about 6" Automatic GVD Vent Damper:

Easy to install and works

 
3.0

Seems OK - hope it lasts

By Power Eagle

from Sandown, NH

Verified Buyer

Comments about 10" Automatic GVD Vent Damper:

Overall the damper seems good, looks nice. I'm a little concerned about the motor being under powered. Seems just barely able to move the damper... also seems a bit jerky. Hopefully it will last long term. I'm not overwhelmed with confidence. Time will tell so I'll reserve judgment.

 
5.0

works great just what I ordered

By jim the quiet one

from la salle il.

Verified Buyer

Comments about 5" Automatic GVD Vent Damper:

WORKS GREAT AND GOT IT ON THE DATE IT WAS SUPPOSED TO BE HERE

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  • 6" Automatic GVD Vent Damper

    Q:

    I am changing my boiler from standing pilot to intermttent ignition with the honeywell kit,and I have controller number S8610U. It has the place to plug the damper onto the controller. Does the damper come with the 4 wire harness and plug to complete the instalation or do I have to order a seperate harness. I see that you also sell this damper less harness. Just tell me what I need Thanks--- Bill
    Asked on 1/7/2014 by Bill from Plymouth Ma

    3 answers

    • VERIFIED BUYER

      A:

      I ordered the wiring harness seperately - a harness is not included.

      Answered on 1/12/2014 by ALAN from Eddington,PA
    • VERIFIED BUYER

      A:

      Harnesses have to be ordered separately

      Answered on 1/8/2014 by Anonymous
    • VERIFIED BUYER

      A:

      The damper kit came with the cable and various harnesses that mated right into the controller for all the popular brands.

      Answered on 1/7/2014 by Anonymous
  • 7" Automatic GVD Vent Damper

    Q:

    I have a New Yorker, FR-147 oil fired boiler that I recently converted to gas fired. I installed a Midco EC-200 gas burner. I would like to use a GVD-7 vent damper. I have a Honeywell L8124-A aquastat. Is the GVD-7 compatible with my aquastat and Midco burner? If it is compatible, how should it be wired?
    Asked on 5/11/2013 by Bill from Kreamer, PA

    2 answers

    • VERIFIED BUYER

      A:

      mine is gas fired -not sure wireing it needs to run fan after burner shuts off so no more heat goes u p exast
      pipe then damper should close . directions should be included

      Answered on 5/16/2013 by Anonymous
    • VERIFIED BUYER

      A:

      Step 1
      Check and see if the existing vent damper has a 4 pin connection , the GVD -7 will require it

      Answered on 5/13/2013 by Anonymous
  • 4" Automatic GVD Vent Damper

    Q:

    I would like to find out if this product may be installed on a home N.G. fired furnace.
    Asked on 10/9/2012 by Chris from Mi.

    3 answers

    • VERIFIED BUYER

      A:

      I use this product (not 4” but 6”) for both boiler exhaust and fresh air in to keep the maintenance room balanced.

      Answered on 10/10/2012 by Anonymous
    • VERIFIED BUYER

      A:

      I installed this on a natural gas boiler so it would fit on a furnace. The one issue is that the boiler had a control which activates the damper when it is on so you would need that as well.
      Sent from my HTC Inspire™ 4G on AT&T

      Answered on 10/10/2012 by Anonymous
    • CUSTOMER CARE

      A:

      You would need to check the specifications of your unit, but this vent damper is designed for use with natural gas appliances.

      Answered on 10/23/2012 by PexSupply Staff from NY
  • 5" Automatic GVD Vent Damper

    Q:

    Is this unit a direct replacement for the Effikal RVGP-A-5BKF and can the existing wiring harness be reused?
    Asked on 10/8/2012 by E from Michigan City, IN

    1 answer

    • CUSTOMER CARE

      A:

      Yes, this unit is a direct replacement for the RVGP-A-5BKF. The wiring kit that you would need is part 46579100.

      Answered on 10/18/2012 by PexSupply Staff from NY
  • 8" Automatic GVD Vent Damper

    Q:

    How much does this control improve AFUE on the boiler?
    Asked on 2/26/2012 by OddSizeWrench from Metro Boston

    1 answer

    • CUSTOMER CARE

      A:

      According to the manufacturer, it increases efficiency between 5% and 10%.

      Answered on 3/5/2012 by PexSupply Staff from NY
  • 4" Automatic GVD Vent Damper

    Q:

    can i use on a oil fired boiler
    Asked on 12/22/2011 by Anonymous

    2 answers

    • CUSTOMER CARE

      A:

      This unit is rated for use with a gas-fired boiler, not an oil-fired boiler.

      Answered on 12/23/2011 by PexSupply Staff from NY
    • A:

      look at the OVD model. I just installed one and it works great

      Answered on 1/12/2012 by kayak_guy from southern CT
  • 6" Automatic GVD Vent Damper

    Q:

    Will this replace an Effikal RVGP-KS-6BKF Serial # E 2994542 and will the wiring harness plug and play.
    Asked on 9/7/2011 by Karl from Lakewood, OH

    1 answer

    • CUSTOMER CARE

      A:

      According to the manufacturer, you can either replace the entire unit or just the motor assembly. The GVD and the Effikal RVGP are interchangeable.

      Answered on 9/8/2011 by PexSupply Staff from NY
  • 4" Automatic GVD Vent Damper

    Q:

    Does it come with the 24V transformer?
    Asked on 8/14/2011 by Anonymous

    1 answer

    • CUSTOMER CARE

      A:

      No, the damper is operated by the transformer on the boiler.

      Answered on 8/15/2011 by PexSupply Staff from NY
  • 7" Automatic GVD Vent Damper

    Q:

    I have an older (1989) Utica gas fired hot water boiler and would like to install the Field Controls 7' Automatic GVD Vent Damper. Will the universal wiring harness work with a Honeywell L8148#1257 aquastat controller without the plugin?
    Asked on 4/27/2011 by Steve from Claremont, NH

    1 answer

    • CUSTOMER CARE

      A:

      According to the manufacturer, the GVD-7PL will work for that unit along with the universal wiring harness. If you use the GVD-UWK you would need to cut off the end that would normally plug into the appliance and hard-wire it like the diagram in the GVD instructions.

      Answered on 4/28/2011 by PexSupply Staff from NY
  • 7" Automatic GVD Vent Damper

    Q:

    Will this unit replace a Slant/Fin automatic damper? If so are the wiring plugs the same? thanks for your response.
    Asked on 4/7/2011 by Rick W from N Kingstown, RI

    1 answer

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      A:

      According to the manufacturer, they would be the same.

      Answered on 4/7/2011 by PexSupply Staff from NY
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