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Posted in thread: Another Glycol Chiller Build on 11-27-2015 at 04:21 PM
Oh, I also hooked the BrewPi up to Nagios for some simple monitoring. I was already using
Nagios for monitoring of my servers and services in my house, so this was a simple addition.
Nagios sends me a...
Posted in thread: Another Glycol Chiller Build on 11-27-2015 at 04:09 PM
Completed control box for the BrewPi SSR's. I'm using 24vac irrigation valves (hence the 2v
transformer) and the 40watt heat mats from cool zone. view of the box mounted and closed up.
The RJ12 jacks...
Posted in thread: Another Glycol Chiller Build on 10-27-2015 at 04:05 PM
Forgot to cross-post this earlier, but I got my firmware
6/10Now that I have something that works for me,...
Posted in thread: Another Glycol Chiller Build on 10-14-2015 at 08:37 PM
I have now begun serious development work on new BrewPI Photon firmware. I'm about 80% to a
working release that'll give me the features that I need to run my system.I had hoped to just
add what I nee...
Posted in thread: Another Glycol Chiller Build on 08-04-2015 at 08:54 PM
Finally got a shipment on the way from Elco with a brewpi and all the assorted parts!
Thankfully I got my order in before he goes on vacation. It should be here by the weekend so I
can playing with it...
Posted in thread: Self Made Jacket? on 07-13-2015 at 04:21 PM
I use a coil on the outside (copper in my case not that it matters) hooked upto my a/c turned
glycol unit. Works great and simple to retrofit. You can see build pics of it on the diy
Posted in thread: Actual fermentation temps on 07-10-2015 at 08:49 PM
Please explain why there is a 2 to 5 degree gradient between the two measurements. You say
'vigorous' fermentation. When it s actively fermenting, there is so much mixing of the beer in
the fermenter ...
Posted in thread: Actual fermentation temps on 07-02-2015 at 05:20 PM
The best thing I ever did for my beer was to ferment it at 68F internal temp. The temp on the
side of the carboy is lower than the temp in center mass. That generally meant setting the
ambient in my f...
Posted in thread: DIY glycol chilled plastic conical fermenters on 05-20-2015 at 12:27 PM
Could you please provide a picture of how you have everything connected? I'm guessing you
use:chiller > compression > silicon > plastic disconnect > hoseDoes the hose need a fitting as
well, assuming ...
Posted in thread: DIY glycol chilled plastic conical fermenters on 05-19-2015 at 07:11 PM
I scanned the files to PDF (well most of them anyway, enough to get it done). The resulting
files size is too large to email. A member on HBT has hosted them and there is a download link
in his signat...