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Old 08-24-2006, 04:04 AM   #1
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Default Peltier fermenter cooling?

I was pondering, and I remembered peltier disks

http://search.ebay.com/search/search...ing&category0=

low power consumption, draws heat from things extremely well! I wouldn't want to glue one to my carboy since it would freeze the beer right there, but if I glued some onto a bigger bucket with water in it and a water pump to circulate the water I think it would work! Just a little pond pump, the power consumption would be low and I could use a thermoswitch if it was too cold...

has anyone done this?

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Old 08-24-2006, 04:29 AM   #2
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Check this out.

http://www.brewboard.com/index.php?showtopic=50031

Sorry to link to a different homebrew site, but the link for the guys website doesn't work anymore.

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I opt for the wet towel and fan. Peltier's are way too pee wee herman geek-o foi me

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I can't resist, I'm going to build an external peltier cooling module.. i'll put pics and everything!

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for the TRUE BEER GEEK (not a bad thing RELAX) that looks bitchen. for me I will stick with the fridgamenter (holy $#!& I think I just made up a word) untill I get some larger conical bottom fermenters.
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im a beer geek, i'm a geek and i love beer! hehe

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arnt we and dont we all
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ok I bought some stuff on ebay.... :-)

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You might want to take a look at these cpu coolers about half way down the page. Heat sink & blower (not a fan) so you can direct the airflow easily. That's what I'm using.

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You might want to take a look at these cpu coolers about half way down the page. Heat sink & blower (not a fan) so you can direct the airflow easily. That's what I'm using.
How are you using it?
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