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Posted in thread: Cold box on 01-31-2013 at 11:37 PM
Yea... the downside of going with the CoolBot with window AC for this particular application is
definitely the price especially if you have some other options available to you. I was
concerned that th...
Posted in thread: Cold box on 01-31-2013 at 12:41 AM
Ahhh great... glad to hear your found some 220v fans... I'm not sure i totally follow the first
question... sorry about that... so i'll start with #2, and then come back to that one...The
Posted in thread: Cold box on 01-30-2013 at 12:17 AM
Hey there Johann..... Sorry about the photo... i'm not sure what i did... heh.. i think i
updated the post above with the photo. Please let me know if i messed it up again. :-)As for
the fans, here's ...
Posted in thread: Cold box on 01-29-2013 at 06:19 PM
Hey there Johann... I keep telling my self I'm gonna put together a build thread, but so far i
just haven't gotten around to it... Here's a photo of it about half way built that may give
some what of ...
Posted in thread: Fermentation/lager chamber on 10-28-2012 at 01:50 AM
I made a similar box using 3.5 inches of the pink insulation board in the walls and 5.5 inches
in the floor and ceiling and use a window AC to keep it consistently at 36*F. It works quite
well. I used...
Posted in thread: Cold box on 10-11-2012 at 04:19 AM
Howdy. I have a 3 chambered cold box that is controlled by 2 ranco controllers and a CoolBot.
The top chamber has its ranco plugged into a ceramic pet heater for heat and a fan pulling air
in from the...
Posted in thread: Does the STC-1000 work below 32 degrees? (ambient) on 09-21-2012 at 02:37 AM
For heat, I use a ceramic pet heater like this. Pet heater. I think it might be 150 watts. Also
added a small fan blowing on the heater so the fan and heater turn on at the same time. This is
in a 2 l...
Posted in thread: Ranco and 1-Wire? on 09-14-2012 at 09:14 PM
Hey gang... pardon me if this is a stupid question, but is the temp sensor probe from a Ranco
controller compatible with 1-Wire by chance? (DS18B20) And if it's not, could you replace the
probe with o...
Posted in thread: When is controling ambient air temp not enough? (Batch size) on 04-13-2012 at 12:13 PM
That is a good point.... Though, i'd guess most use glycol jackets as their external temp
controller to individually control multiple fermenters and not just controlling the air temp
around the fermen...
Posted in thread: When is controling ambient air temp not enough? (Batch size) on 04-13-2012 at 11:28 AM
Hi gang....Is there a ballpark guess as to at what batch size, controlling the ambient air
temperature is no longer enough for temp controlling a fermentation well?I used to temp control
5 gallon batc...