View Full Version : Looking for foot control 8pin Thermal Arc!

09-10-2006, 02:25 PM
:waving: Hi,
I'am new to this fourm and welding. Just Got a Thermal Arc 300GTSW and don't have a foot control:confused: If you have one please let me know :-) Looking for a water cooler and tig torch too.
Thanks all:waving:

09-11-2006, 07:13 PM
FYI, SSC Controls is the OEM for the TA 8-pin foot control. They don't normally sell the TA control direct the to the public, but if you give them a call they may be able to hook you up with one...

09-16-2006, 01:37 AM
Thanks sstorkel :-) Do they have a web site or phone?

09-16-2006, 08:05 PM
Yes they do. I don't remember it off-hand, but it's the first or second link that comes up if you google for 'SSC Controls', IIRC.

09-17-2006, 01:13 AM
Thanks :-)

09-21-2006, 04:16 AM
they make real nice controles, you can find them on e-bay also. i got one for about $140. good quality stuff.

09-21-2006, 12:02 PM
As an added possibility for your foot control, you can find out what size potentiometer your system requires and maybe find a used pedal from another manufacturer. If the potentiometer is correct, but the plug and number of pins is not, change the plug. I found AMP and Amphenol brand plugs and pins through Allied Electronics. My Thermal arc PS3000 uses a 10K ohm potentiometer.

There are also fellows who have made their own foot pedals, sorry I don't have any links handy, but I've run across a few in the last year.

For what it is, foot pedals are WAY OVER PRICED!