The Great Bottle Opener Giveaway

Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > DIY Projects > Ebay Temp Controller (STC-1000) Wiring diagram

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 11-20-2012, 03:09 AM   #11
241
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
 
241's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Mission Viejo, CA
Posts: 574
Liked 70 Times on 52 Posts
Likes Given: 188

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by BeardedIdiot View Post
So any consensus on whether or not I need to add a 15 amp? I can't determine if the outlets available are 15amp or 20amp, without turning actual breakers on and off (poorly labeled box). I don't want to do that because I have 4 aquariums and 2 reptile cages running off of one of the basement circuits, and they don't always respond well to having their power cut like that.
Bump for an answer to this.

STC-1000 fuse or no fuse? I'm in an apartment and I can't mess with building electrical or I'll get evicted.

Appreciate any help, thanks.
__________________
241 is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 11-20-2012, 05:37 AM   #12
meadmazer
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Deweyville, Utah
Posts: 170
Liked 10 Times on 10 Posts

Default

A fuse would help if it happened to be on a 20 amp circuit. Also would keep everything else on the circuit running.

__________________
meadmazer is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 11-20-2012, 12:49 PM   #13
BeardedIdiot
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
BeardedIdiot's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Louisville, Kentucky
Posts: 464
Liked 13 Times on 13 Posts
Likes Given: 175

Default

I did end up adding a fuse in line in my wiring. I think it was a 15amp slow-blow fuse?

I actually have this up and running now on my DIY fermentation chamber. Its working perfectly. I ended up using a diagram from Revvy (I think).

I have 3 dual outlets hooked up. 1 dual outlet is for cooling (compressor and fan to run while its on), 1 dual outlet is for heating (heat source and fan to run while its on), and 1 dual outlet is always on, in case I need constant power for something like a stirplate, or if I want to add an interior light later on.

__________________

Kegged: Galaxy/Vienna SMaSH Pale Ale
Kegged: Prohibition Lager
Kegged: Ricks Red Ale
Kegged: Wheat
Bottled: LH Milk Stout Clone
Primary 1: Biermunchers Centennial Blonde
On Deck: Milk Stout, SNPA clone, maybe a pale ale so I can use my homegrown hops to dry hop.

BeardedIdiot is offline
241 Likes This 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 11-26-2012, 03:10 AM   #14
241
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
 
241's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Mission Viejo, CA
Posts: 574
Liked 70 Times on 52 Posts
Likes Given: 188

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by BeardedIdiot View Post
I did end up adding a fuse in line in my wiring. I think it was a 15amp slow-blow fuse?

I actually have this up and running now on my DIY fermentation chamber. Its working perfectly. I ended up using a diagram from Revvy (I think).

I have 3 dual outlets hooked up. 1 dual outlet is for cooling (compressor and fan to run while its on), 1 dual outlet is for heating (heat source and fan to run while its on), and 1 dual outlet is always on, in case I need constant power for something like a stirplate, or if I want to add an interior light later on.
Thanks. Is there a 14 gauge inline fuse holder from Radio Shack? When I went there today all they had was the 18 gauge automotive unit. This is what I'm referring to:

http://www.radioshack.com/product/in...ductId=2102786

Can I use this wired to an extension cable even though there are differences in wire gauge?

Thanks for the help.
__________________
241 is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 11-26-2012, 01:45 PM   #15
BeardedIdiot
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
BeardedIdiot's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Louisville, Kentucky
Posts: 464
Liked 13 Times on 13 Posts
Likes Given: 175

Default

I believe this is the fuse holder that I used, although I don't remember mine being 30amp. This is from home depot. I also got a pack of fuses, both fast and slow-blowing fuses.

http://www.homedepot.com/h_d1/N-25ec...1#.ULOANGfhfCk

__________________

Kegged: Galaxy/Vienna SMaSH Pale Ale
Kegged: Prohibition Lager
Kegged: Ricks Red Ale
Kegged: Wheat
Bottled: LH Milk Stout Clone
Primary 1: Biermunchers Centennial Blonde
On Deck: Milk Stout, SNPA clone, maybe a pale ale so I can use my homegrown hops to dry hop.

BeardedIdiot is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply


Quick Reply
Message:
Options
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Keezer Collar Temp Controller Wiring & Fan Wiring Questions. Revvy DIY Projects 12 09-23-2012 01:21 PM
Wiring help... single stage ebay temp controller Flaviking DIY Projects 11 07-23-2012 02:05 PM
Has anyone tried putting a Ranco probe on a STC-1000 ebay temperature controller salombard79 DIY Projects 3 06-10-2012 05:05 PM
Trouble wiring my ebay temp controller BigPatBrewer DIY Projects 14 11-04-2011 04:52 PM
Wiring Diagram- PID Controller and RIMS dutch101st DIY Projects 35 09-05-2011 07:42 AM