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Old 04-03-2013, 08:36 PM   #11
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Looks right. I used the mounted fuse holders so I don't have to open the box to change a fuse.

I'm finishing up today (hopefully) and I gotta say, it is a VERY tight fit inside Auber's project box. If you can, go with a bigger box.

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Old 04-08-2013, 09:21 PM   #12
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Decided I really like Broham's build with the alarm buzzer, so I'm changing the wiring diagram to this (although, still using the turn key for power):


and adding these 2 parts:
Auber - Flashing Buzzer - 22mm
Auber - Buzzer Selector Switch - 22mm

And I found a picture (in one of Broham's threads) that is basically exactly what I'm looking for, with the exception of a turn key instead of the button for power:


Anyone know where I can find a box similar to the above?

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Small detail but you need heat sink grease as well.

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Old 04-08-2013, 11:10 PM   #14
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Small detail but you need heat sink grease as well.
The heat sinks from Auber Instruments come with the heat sink conductive grease. From the description of the heat sink:
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The heat sink is shipped with SSR mounting screws and heat conductive grease.
Just a heads up.

DaSwede,

Can I help you in your mission with a diagram? If so, I'd be glad to, I just need to really figure out what you want for your mission & final plan.

Just let me know.

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Old 04-09-2013, 02:23 PM   #15
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DaSwede,

Can I help you in your mission with a diagram? If so, I'd be glad to, I just need to really figure out what you want for your mission & final plan.

Just let me know.

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Thanks P-J, that would be fantastic!
Final plan:
Recirculating electric BIAB system for brewing 5-10 gallon beer (depending on gravity). As I live in an apartment and will be for the next foreseeable future, I need to build a system that can brew on a balcony (no propane). Power will come from the dryer outlet (240V, 30A) with a spa panel in between for GFCI. Water will be from a hose connection to the bathroom faucet and eventually going through a filter.

To keep the cost down (initially), the whole thing will be built in a phased approach so that the base system comes first, then adding pump and hoses, then standalone brew stand and hand crank hoist (for the basket/bag). To keep with this phased approach, I'd like to build the control panel to support the plan from the beginning using the following specs:
- SYL-2352 PID and a 40A SSR /w heatsink
- Illuminated buttons for pump & heating element
- Key for main power
- Emergency stop button
- Flashing buzzer with selector switch for alarm

Panel connected to the spa panel and the 5500W Camco ripple element in the BK.

Here's the exact layout I'm thinking:


I hope that's enough information.
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Thanks for the info.

BTW - the image is not showing.

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Image should be fixed.

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I would use a single 1amp fuse for all the low power stuff (PID, alarm, relay, coil, etc.)
You also might consider wiring the power switch to disable power to the PID AND to the relay coil and you could eliminate the EPO (or use the estop w/ NC as your power on/off switch)

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DaSwede,

I just finished the diagram for you. I hope it fits you plan & needs.

As always - click on the image to see (and save) a full scale diagram printable on Tabloid paper (11"x17")




Also: Here is the wiring plan for the Spa Panel:



Hope this helps you.

Please let me know if you need any changes.

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Thank you so much P-J! This is really awesome! Just a single question: the diagram has a second contactor that looks to be 240V 50A? I can't seem to find one over 40A on the Auber website, the closest I can find is this: http://www.auberins.com/index.php?ma...roducts_id=129

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