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Old 03-13-2013, 12:02 AM   #1
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Like many, I have found that the exact model Love Temp controller listed on Lonnie's build sheet is no longer in production.

I am looking at this one at Dwyer, https://www.dwyer-inst.com/Product/T...Mount/SeriesTS

Just curious if this will suffice?

Also, will the corresponding temp probes serve the same purpose they need to in the Brutus style system? Here is a link for them.
https://www.dwyer-inst.com/Product/T...eriesTS-PROBES

I am lost on this so please don't rake me over the coals.

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Old 03-13-2013, 12:47 AM   #2
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I'm in the same boat as you. Interested to see what people have to say. I've been looking at this controller.

http://www.davis.com/Product/Economi..._F/DO-93520-00

I've read of others using it for a brutus style set up.

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Yeah that's the same one as I listed. It looks damn near identical to the one in the Brutus build sheet but no one ever comments. I'm ordering it. Hopefully it works out I guess.

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I've ordered the same one. From what I've gathered it works the same but wires up a bit differently. You do not need switches on the input and output of the controller (I might be wording that wrong, as I am far from an electrical genius)

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I've ordered the same one. From what I've gathered it works the same but wires up a bit differently. You do not need switches on the input and output of the controller (I might be wording that wrong, as I am far from an electrical genius)
I used these controllers, dont know if that helps but heres the site.
http://www.auberins.com/
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YEa. I was also looking at the Auberins SYL-2352

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YEa. I was also looking at the Auberins SYL-2352
Im using the SYL-1512A, once I figured it out it works good this kind of control was foriegn to me, luckly I had a friend that is a programer.
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Im using the SYL-1512A, once I figured it out it works good this kind of control was foriegn to me, luckly I had a friend that is a programer.
Does that SLY1512A have ability to take a thermal probe?
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Does that SLY1512A have ability to take a thermal probe?
Yes, it has Thermocouple, or RTD capability and Alarm capability, I use it with my RIMS tube, works, but for a few dollars more go with the SYL-2362 it has the dual LCD readout, easier to see both temps wish I had done this first. I will get the SYL-2362 and use the other one for my HLT at a later date.
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So two of the SYL-2362 would be more than enough for the HLT and Mash tun, correct? This will allow me to use gas valves on my HLT and Mash tun burner as I understand.

I just want to make sure my parts will work.

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