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  • I have been brewing for about 16 years, although pretty off and on for many of those years. I do full mash 10 gal batches usually. Just inaugurated my "beer room" Sept 2011. Building an automated HERMS system.rnrnI'm an electrical engineer by trade, but have a few other hobbies (or will once I settle into my new marriage for a while). Would love to organize/participate in get-togethers/brewing parties to learn more. My ideal job would be brewing.....
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  • Posted in thread: HERMS coil de-naturing enzymes? on 12-01-2012 at 04:17 PM
    I'm just starting to brew with my HERMS coil. I've done a couple of batches constantly
    recirculating, but pulling the liquid out and returning it to the bottom of the MLT. I need to
    look up the term "...

  • Posted in thread: Help with design for project on 11-29-2012 at 10:25 PM
    I bought an ultrasonic sensor pretty cheaply (~$10) that I've been wanting to use to sense the
    water level in my Hot Liquor Tank. It transmits an ultrasound pulse, measures return time, and
    gives a ra...

  • Posted in thread: PID Temp controller on 11-29-2012 at 09:14 PM
    Deweyville, never heard of it but wiki tells me you're almost in Idaho! What's your line of
    work if you don't mind me asking? How long you been brewing? Thanks for the answer on the SSR
    btw. When I ge...

  • Posted in thread: PID Temp controller on 11-26-2012 at 12:22 AM
    It was the fan. BTW, I have the 40A SSR. Heat sink is installed with thermal grease. Fan needs
    to blow continuously on heat sink, no problems after that.

  • Posted in thread: PID Temp controller on 11-25-2012 at 09:13 PM
    I have turned it down during use and I think that might be working. I'll have to check to be
    sure. However, I have measured close to zero voltage difference between the SSR output
    terminals, indicatin...

  • Posted in thread: Recirculating mash on 11-25-2012 at 05:21 PM
    Thanks. I'm hoping this will solve my efficiency problem.

  • Posted in thread: PID Temp controller on 11-25-2012 at 02:30 PM
    Hi,I've got an electric HLT with a 5500 W element being controlled by a cheap little PID (1/16
    DIN dual digital) and an Amico 25W SSR. At 5500 W, the current is 25A, 100% of the SSR rating.
    Now, I pre...

  • Posted in thread: Recirculating mash on 11-25-2012 at 02:08 PM
    Hi all,I've finished my brewing system - a 10-gallon HERMS with the HE coil in the HLT. My mash
    tun is plastic 15 gal with several ports, some at the bottom and one on the side near the top.
    I'm recir...