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Old 02-25-2013, 04:27 AM   #1
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I am going to be building a keezer and I was wondering which temp controller I should use. I am looking at the Johnson Controls digital A419 or the Johnson Controls analog temp controller. Is there any reason to spend the extra money on the digital controller?

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Easier.

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You could also just recalibrate the freezer thermostat so it will run above freezing, no controller needed.

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If you look closely, inside that little hole is a calibration screw. For my freezer, I had to turn that little guy clockwise probably 4 turns. It takes several days to dial it in with this method, but the end result is no controller needed.

Adjust it in the morning, leave a container of water in there and let it sit for several hours. Check it in the evening, and adjust as needed. Repeat until you get the temperature you want.

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