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Old 01-16-2014, 12:08 AM   #31
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Thanks for the great links. I have been working through a lot of material and finding out what I want as a brewer for my system and process. Im hoping to put a 50GFCI breaker and then do the single 30a plug (ill unplug vessel EBC style) plus I can run my cold side also (allowing a 10a temp controller that hooks to my fridge)

Ive decided to nix the boil control analog.. while i did want it.. i found other places to spend the additional $25 bucks.
Sounds like a great idea. As Bobby_M alluded to in an earlier post, essentially ALL the intermediate-level panels rely solely upon the PID for temp control.

I just noticed that you've been a HBT member for at least 5 years and have over 1000 posts, so this isn't your first rodeo. What is, or will be, your process? 3-vessel all-grain brewing, single-vessel BIAB, or some intermediate?

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Old 01-16-2014, 02:50 AM   #32
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Well this is what I have gotten so far.. take a look and let me know all the parts i messed up.



I will have a 20g vessel with a 4500w SS element to boil, a 15g vessel with installed herms coil for HLT and another 4500w element, and A converted cooler mash tun (temporarily .. ill eventually buy another kettle)

Mash pump will be on a 3 position selector.. auto will be controlled by the STC-1000 .. the other pump is on a 2 position switch.

Im open to improvement suggestions or especially "hey you screwed up on the wiring"

There will only be 1 plug for the element.. ill have to swap plugs to go to the boil but i want to do that on purpose, im forgetfull and ill eventually have the wrong element on if its just dictated by a selector switch

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Old 01-16-2014, 03:01 AM   #33
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I'm just wondering what exactly type of heating elemnt do you have. Why it requires 240 and 120 connections at the same time?

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L1, L2, N, G.. I forgot to lable...not sure how the element gets 240 and 120 though.

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If its a regular 240v heating element you don't need to connect neutral to it. Just two lives and a grounding wire.

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