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Old 09-19-2008, 02:43 AM   #1
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Default PID vs. Ranco

So I have a PID and a Ranco temp controller, I am putting together a kegerator and an electric HLT, and i'm not sure which to use what for. Any ideas should i go PID->kegerator Ranco->HLT or visa versa

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Old 09-19-2008, 02:51 AM   #2
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You can not use a PID controller on a kegerator, the on and off cycling would destroy the compressor/motor.

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Old 09-19-2008, 02:54 AM   #3
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I thought you could set the cycling?

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When the compressor shuts off it shouldn't come back on for a minimum of 5-10 minutes making a PID loop impracticable. Your Ranco will be more then adequate for your kegerator.

So PID for HLT and Ranco for kegerator......

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Old 09-19-2008, 03:14 AM   #5
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sounds good

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