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Posted in thread: WL 300: Your favorite Temperature? on 08-06-2014 at 12:01 PM
I put mine in a water bath and go cool the first few days around 60-62, at least until activity
"calms" so I'm not overflowing krausen from the blow off tube lol the. I'll ramp to 70ish for
Posted in thread: When does Crushed Grain Go Bad? on 06-08-2014 at 06:14 AM
I bough quite a few batches worth of grain and had it crushed back in March, well I was taking
20 credit hours to get my degree, graduated, and got a job at Chrysler where I spend the
majority of each...
Posted in thread: Where to start? on 05-16-2014 at 05:14 AM
My eherms and boil kettle run on an atmega 328p which is the same as the arduino uno r3. i have
like 4 pins unused still
Posted in thread: better heat control / PID tuning or Thermostatic control on 05-13-2014 at 03:58 AM
My system is thermostatic, a herms tho. I have a 5500W element. And 13 gallons in the hlt. HLT
is 4 degrees above set point, my pump kicks on when the temp drops 0.1 below the set point,
turns off at ...
Posted in thread: Where to start? on 05-13-2014 at 03:26 AM
You could start with arduino, its more of a development board designed for beginners. But if
you want to really impress the tech world, be more customized, and/or take on a bigger more
Posted in thread: DS18B20 used on a RIMS with Arduino PID Library on 05-01-2014 at 05:16 AM
And yes Dallas/maxim 1-wire is way different than i2c.
Posted in thread: DS18B20 used on a RIMS with Arduino PID Library on 05-01-2014 at 05:13 AM
I don't seen any reason to sample any faster than about every second. The biggest problem is
going to be the integral. The more often you sample the faster the integral will rise and
possibly hit the ...
Posted in thread: Boil/HERMS Element Switching Frequency on 03-25-2014 at 06:59 AM
For those of you who code your own herms/rims systems what frequency do you switch the element
at? I have my system at .95 Hz using the 16 bit pwm with a 16MHz crystal and prescale of 256.
My concern ...
Posted in thread: Fully Automated Brewery Senior Design on 01-24-2014 at 04:23 AM
Im a senior at Purdue CoT in Kokomo, also making brewing system. Although we aren't in teams.
For cost purposes I'm only automating the mash. I currently have my system set so the HLT
maintains a set ...
Posted in thread: Understanding Brett flavors on 01-12-2014 at 06:55 AM
Watch his presentations/videos on youtube. Very informative. His Brettanomyces Project website
is also chalked full of info. Sometimes it can get dry and I'll tend to day dream but very in
depth. He k...