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Old 05-28-2012, 02:28 PM   #1
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Just wondering if anyone has tried THIS.. Looks like a nice, easy solution. I don't see any wattage specs on it but, according to the short paragraph, it can do the 150-190*F with an over ride to do a full boil.

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Google says it's a 2200W element, which means you'll need a 20 amp circuit without much else on it to run it.

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Yes, it also has an attached GFCI.. which probably means you can't plug it into a kitchen or outside outlet.. cuz most of them are GFCI'd..

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Yes, it also has an attached GFCI.. which probably means you can't plug it into a kitchen or outside outlet.. cuz most of them are GFCI'd..
Wait, why's that a problem?
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IMHO, You would be far better off building a controller set up using Auber Instruments components. Your complete controller would cost about $200 including the element, switches and enclosure. Plus you have absolute temp control and boil rate control.

That's about $20 more than the one referenced.

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