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Posted in thread: BCS: Temperature Averaging on 12-08-2014 at 10:17 PM
If you are seeing large deltas in you mash temperature based on location of the probe then I
think you should try to understand why there is such a large discrepancy and fix it.+1 on that.
Not sure if...
Posted in thread: BCS: Temperature Averaging on 12-08-2014 at 09:31 PM
I'm not sure I really see the need. Seems to me for repeatability and consistency you would
want to take the temp reading at a consistent spot each time and work back from there. With
averaging, you c...
Posted in thread: BCS 460 complete builds on 12-08-2014 at 09:03 PM
I haven't found one panel that is alike in all my searching. It's really interesting how unique
they all seem to be. So the PWM function controls the current level to the element, it's not
just on or ...
Posted in thread: BCS 460 complete builds on 12-08-2014 at 09:00 PM
Haha!It's hard to find one where it's really clear where all the wires are going and what
they're attaching too.Your panel is google images famous!That pic is what I posted to the forum
for my homebre...
Posted in thread: BCS 460 complete builds on 12-08-2014 at 08:54 PM
I'm planning on running the element of a 20A kitchen GFCI outlet so no worries there. It's one
of the 2000W stainless ones from brewershardware.I'm trying to figure out how to add in on off
Posted in thread: BCS 462 control of a Propane burner on 05-23-2014 at 02:31 AM
I have a gas valve with a standing pilot light that I want to control with the BCS 462.Right
now, we control the Temperature manually in out HLT. I want to be able to set a temperature and
have that t...
Posted in thread: BCS Control panel build on 04-17-2014 at 10:42 PM
Yes, you will still need SSR's. The outputs on the BCS simply control the on/off of the SSR.
The BCS itself doesn't put out enough power to drive the devices. When I wired mine up, I did a
Posted in thread: Options for 55 gallon mash tun? on 01-31-2013 at 07:38 AM
I have the Blichmann 55 gal with false bottom for my mash tun and love it. I direct fire with a
23-tip natural gas burner and manage it with a BCS-460. I've done very light pale colored beers
in it an...
Posted in thread: 55 gallon Boilermaker mash tun on 11-14-2012 at 12:09 AM
Hmm 72 percent. I've been getting 85 to 90 on 10 gallon batches with fly sparging. Is the
reason for the low efficiency because the mash tun was too full to properly fly sparge?Yes, it
was a club brew...
Posted in thread: 55 gallon Boilermaker mash tun on 11-13-2012 at 03:19 PM
holy crap. You still manage decent efficiency like that? I take it you drain and fly sparge or
something?Just went back and looked and I hit 72% on that one. I'm usually at 80%. I fly
sparge, and I do...