Last Activity:04-11-2016 2:41 AM
Posted in thread: potentiometer question on 04-05-2016 at 11:27 PM
yeah ssr failed. This is the second time. Think i had a bad connection at the element and the
electricty arc'd to the metal box. Killing my SSR. Can you prevent these kinda things? Maybe
with an inlin...
Posted in thread: potentiometer question on 04-05-2016 at 04:27 PM
Only other 240v device I can find is an air conditioner. Would that work as a visual fan test?
Posted in thread: potentiometer question on 04-04-2016 at 10:45 PM
Thanks, wasnt sure. I was trying to test because it seems like i lost ability to control
voltage. Element seems to be on full blast and i cant slow down my boil. I tried switching out
the pot i had an...
Posted in thread: potentiometer question on 04-03-2016 at 07:15 PM
Trying to test SSRV and potentiometer for volatage at element while underload. Multimeter reads
240v at the element, but that reading never changes when to pot is adjusted. Is this normal?
Posted in thread: another ssvr question on 02-17-2016 at 10:11 PM
thanks for everyones help. It was a bad ssr. Contacted aubriens and wired to a light bulb per a
diagram they supplied. Bulb didnt light. Sure did learn alot tho.
Posted in thread: another ssvr question on 02-17-2016 at 03:00 AM
Im in the middle of the build. I attempted to heat water in the kettle and got nothing. My
multimeter is a cheap pos. Think i need an ammeter as a guage. And just try again i guess cause
Posted in thread: another ssvr question on 02-16-2016 at 08:22 PM
thanks for the replies. Thought I had it correct. I'm gonna contact Aubriens, maybe i got a bad
Posted in thread: another ssvr question on 02-16-2016 at 01:51 AM
I attached a crude wiring diagram for how i wired the controller. It is the 25 amp ssvr with
pot from Aubriens. I went the pure 240v route with a 30 amp dpst switch. The multimeter says i
got 240v com...
Posted in thread: reusing old heatsink on 01-20-2016 at 01:50 AM
pic of heatsink
Posted in thread: reusing old heatsink on 01-20-2016 at 01:31 AM
I took an old heatsink off some old stereo equipment the metal fins measure 7"x4"x2" with a
copper plate on top. Its good for one 25amp SSR. My question is can i mount 2 SSR's to the same