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Centrex 1000 series units are designed primarily for light to
medium seasonal use where the compost drum has the capacity to hold
all the compost for a full season. This means that compost will
normally only need to be removed annually at the beginning of the
The Centrex 1000 units are available in either electric or non-electric
versions. Both are designed for use with a 1
pint toilet (purchased separately), but the Centrex 1000 series
is not available for use with dry toilets. As with other Central
units the Centrex 1000 units features a waste inlet door on the
left of the drum (facing the unit) and a separate output door on
the right. Compost is extracted by releasing the drum lock, rotating
the drum backwards, and dropping compost into the finishing drawer
at the bottom right of the unit.
Other changes include a larger finishing drawer, easier access
for maintenance, and a redesigned access port which is secured by
All Central units, including the 1000 series are now fitted with
a removable evaporating tray under the drum screen in the evaporating
chamber. This trays helps to trap any peat moss debris, and provides
an extra evaporating surface.
In light to medium seasonal use the 1000 is typically able to hold
compost for the full season, and compost needs extraction only in
The Centrex 1000 features a 250 watt heater in a sealed compartment
under the unit and the standard Sun-Mar 25 watt turbo fan and 2"
vent stack to ensure odorless operation.
All 1000 series units are supplied with a 1" drain hose which
should be connected to the 1" drain at the bottom left of the
unit. Click here
for more information on handling excess liquid.
The 1000 series is designed only for use with 1
pint flush toilets (purchased separately).