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Posted in thread: BCS system, Seven Segment and Element problems on 05-16-2016 at 02:40 AM
Little update, I have swapped out the SSR, now the boil kettle element is functioning properly.
I also rewired the grounding in a star pattern, but that has not resolved the 7 segment display
Posted in thread: BCS system, Seven Segment and Element problems on 03-18-2016 at 03:43 AM
Thanks for the input, I definitely think Brun Dog is on to it with regards to the 7-segement
displays. I set up a ground bus, and did not use a star pattern. As for the element, Im
suspecting the SSR ...
Posted in thread: BCS system, Seven Segment and Element problems on 03-17-2016 at 02:32 AM
Crickets eh?Thinking a 12V DC relay for the elements might do the trick. with the
displays.still need to swap out the ssrs running the element.
Posted in thread: BCS system, Seven Segment and Element problems on 03-15-2016 at 04:09 AM
Yesterday was the first brew day on my new system, this will be the third panel I have built
and was really happy with the way it came together this time. I added a few more bells and
whistles this ti...
Posted in thread: San Diego Homebrew Club! on 02-24-2016 at 06:18 AM
Um...Kinda. We served beer at NHC this year...sort of. We like to think of ourselves a zombie
club, just when you think we are dead... I think the web site expired a while back, when
Posted in thread: Show us your panel on 01-16-2016 at 01:34 AM
they are NTE 30A contractors 120VAC, I had them in my old control panel so I modified them to
mount on to the DIN rails. They are a bit bulky and about $30 each. I might swap them out
eventually, but ...
Posted in thread: Spike Brewing Giveaway - New v3 Kettle - You Pick The Size!! on 01-15-2016 at 05:36 AM
Posted in thread: Show us your panel on 01-15-2016 at 04:45 AM
Looks good B^2. That box is packed! 2?:1. Are those contactors dual throw? If so, are they DIN
rail mounted? If so, where did you get them? They look DPST, just checking.yes they are dual
throw,I got ...
Posted in thread: Show us your panel on 01-06-2016 at 05:08 AM
This is my latest system Im building, should test fire it up next week. Its all wired up and
continuity tested, and BCS460 is all connected and functioning so I'm hoping for a smooth wet
test. Three 8...
Posted in thread: Grounding AC and DC on the same bus on 12-21-2015 at 03:17 AM
Cool, Thanks.Yes I have them all tied to the earth ground not the neutral (green not white).I
did a few searches and this seemed to be the way to do it.