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Old 12-29-2012, 05:53 AM   #11
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If you want the display, I second the advice for getting an STC-1000. They are very cheap and surprisingly easy to wire up. Even if you have almost no electrical knowledge or experience. I have one in the collar of my keezer and one in a project box controlling my ferm chamber and they work great.

If you really want the blue display going this route, you'll have to pony up for a Love. But in the end if you want to get a Johnson and put a temp reading display in the collar, go for it. It will still work just fine and look the way you want.

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Old 12-29-2012, 05:57 AM   #12
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If you want the display, I second the advice for getting an STC-1000. They are very cheap and surprisingly easy to wire up. Even if you have almost no electrical knowledge or experience. I have one in the collar of my keezer and one in a project box controlling my ferm chamber and they work great.

If you really want the blue display going this route, you'll have to pony up for a Love. But in the end if you want to get a Johnson and put a temp reading display in the collar, go for it. It will still work just fine and look the way you want.
Can you show a picture of your Keezer with the collar and the digital readout?
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Old 12-29-2012, 06:05 AM   #13
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Can you show a picture of your Keezer with the collar and the digital readout?
Nothing special about mine since so many others go this route too, but here you go:

http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f51/3-ta...keezer-284222/
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Old 12-29-2012, 06:24 AM   #14
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Nothing special about mine since so many others go this route too, but here you go:

http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f51/3-ta...keezer-284222/
I disagree...
It is special.... It's very nice dude!

Ps I see the Perlick's too
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Old 12-29-2012, 06:35 AM   #15
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I disagree...
It is special.... It's very nice dude!

Ps I see the Perlick's too
When you're spending money on something like this, to me it's worth it to spend just a little more on Perlicks. Especially if you think you're just going to upgrade down the road. Never had a stuck tap once, even when I didn't pull from one of them for well over a month.

If you're feeling nervous about wiring up a controller, don't. Super easy. Plus there's endless help on these forums.

Have fun with it!
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If you're feeling nervous about wiring up a controller, don't. Super easy. Plus there's endless help on these forums.

Have fun with it!
Thank you much
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Old 12-29-2012, 01:35 PM   #17
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Here is a single stage version of the STC-1000 that has a blue led characters and is powered by 12v DC.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/blue-12v-the...item20bc50dc3b

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