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Posted in thread: Ideas for a DIY temp controller on 02-28-2015 at 02:41 AM
This can't be beat as a simple and effective answer to a basic temp controller.If you are a
glutton for punishment (like me) and like to tinker (like me) then the arduino is definitely
a great platf...
Posted in thread: thoughts on Deschutes Abyss on 02-26-2015 at 11:30 PM
are my thoughts on a new recipe version. Thanks for following this thread everyone, if anyone
brews this or version 2 keep everyone posted. I will brew version 2 probably over the summer
would be my...
Posted in thread: HOWTO - Make a BrewPi Fermentation Controller For Cheap on 02-26-2015 at 10:35 PM
I'm far from an electrical wizard, but would a possible solution be to put it in your case
there and shield the entire interior(or exterior) of the case with aluminum foil which is
Posted in thread: HOWTO - Make a BrewPi Fermentation Controller For Cheap on 02-25-2015 at 06:32 PM
That was my initial plan yes, the thought of just using the output from the arduino never
crossed my mind because the relay was there waiting to be used already, what can I say, I'm a
therapist not an...
Posted in thread: New 11" tall Ball Lock Kegs! on 02-24-2015 at 10:06 PM
Brilliant. If I remove my CO2 tank I can do this. I have a 3 gallon keg sitting around. Maybe
he uses mini fridges and fits a handful of small kegs in at a time. All filled kegs are left at
room temp ...
Posted in thread: New 11" tall Ball Lock Kegs! on 02-19-2015 at 08:40 PM
Very cute, but what would you use these for? They're too big for 1 gallon batches (the keg
would be half empty). They'd be perfect for 2 gallon batches, but 2 gallon jugs/carboys
apparently don't exis...
Posted in thread: HOWTO - Make a BrewPi Fermentation Controller For Cheap on 02-19-2015 at 07:18 PM
The fridge probe is further away, in the center, so the reading would always be cooler cause
the stainless steel is getting heated primarily. I'll take a picture of it later when I get off
Posted in thread: HOWTO - Make a BrewPi Fermentation Controller For Cheap on 02-19-2015 at 07:14 PM
I remember when RadioShack was relevant. It was decades ago. In fact I remember my last hard
core engagement with the local 'Shack was back in 1977, when I designed and built a series of
cable TV desc...
Posted in thread: HOWTO - Make a BrewPi Fermentation Controller For Cheap on 02-15-2015 at 08:10 PM
Here is one option.Here is another.A local Radio Shack might have them.CodyAre there still
radio shacks open? Every one out here is closed as of them going bankrupt last week and
announcing they are s...
Posted in thread: HOWTO - Make a BrewPi Fermentation Controller For Cheap on 02-05-2015 at 06:35 AM
I'll say almost all large temperature swings or difficulties brewpi has maintaining temps are
related to where your probe is placed.If your using a thermowell try plugging the end with some