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Old 04-07-2010, 03:40 AM   #1
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I'm looking for a thermometer that I can put inside the kegerator and have a remote unit on the outside that shows the temperature inside the unit. Does anyone have anything like this; if so, suggestions?

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I'm looking for a thermometer that I can put inside the kegerator and have a remote unit on the outside that shows the temperature inside the unit. Does anyone have anything like this; if so, suggestions?
I have three of these:
http://www.austinhomebrew.com/produc...ducts_id=12193

Each one hooked up to a separate chest freezer. The main function of this guy is to control the temperature. Plug this in, then plug your kegerator into this unit and you can control what temperature your kegerator is to the degree. It does display the temp as well. Only downside is that they are somewhat spendy but definitely worth it in the long run.
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Old 04-07-2010, 05:07 AM   #3
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I'm looking for a thermometer that I can put inside the kegerator and have a remote unit on the outside that shows the temperature inside the unit. Does anyone have anything like this; if so, suggestions?
Boomer.... you just want to see the temp and not control it, right?

When you say "remote" do you mean "wireless"? (http://www.amazon.com/Taylor-1431-Di.../dp/B000F5M06M)

Or do you just want a thermometer with the temp sensor on a long wire? (http://www.google.com/products/catal...CCcQ8wIwCDgA#p)
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I have three of these:
http://www.austinhomebrew.com/produc...ducts_id=12193

Each one hooked up to a separate chest freezer. The main function of this guy is to control the temperature. Plug this in, then plug your kegerator into this unit and you can control what temperature your kegerator is to the degree. It does display the temp as well. Only downside is that they are somewhat spendy but definitely worth it in the long run.


It'd cost me over $100 to ship it. Apparently Texas has a thing about Alaska really being the biggest state and hold a grudge in shipping fees
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It'd cost me over $100 to ship it. Apparently Texas has a thing about Alaska really being the biggest state and hold a grudge in shipping fees
Try this:
http://www.pexsupply.com/Ranco-ETC-1...put-11627000-p

I think you have to wire it yourself tho but it shouldn't be too hard.
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We're getting off track here. Boomer said he wants to MONITOR temps, not control them.

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The cheapest way to MONITOR temps is to get something like this:
http://www.walmart.com/ip/Bradley-Di...44440240215556

Even Alaska's got to have a Wal-Mart right? If not buy one online and it should work fine.

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The cheapest way to MONITOR temps is to get something like this:
http://www.walmart.com/ip/Bradley-Di...44440240215556

Even Alaska's got to have a Wal-Mart right? If not buy one online and it should work fine.
LOL... That's 5x the cost of the one I posted earlier (available at a pet store).
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Just go with the $2 one on ebay.
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...=STRK:MEWAX:IT
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LOL... That's 5x the cost of the one I posted earlier (available at a pet store).
Yea good find, didn't see that.
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