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  • Posted in thread: Heating element covers on 09-02-2014 at 10:33 PM
    so I was right the first time :P 240 volt would produce less heat since it consumes less
    current in the load.For a given power yes a higher voltage will be less current (P=IV)But for a
    given element (...

  • Posted in thread: Heating element covers on 09-02-2014 at 10:29 PM
    Not quite on topic for this post, but thought this might be helpful info:The voltage drop
    across an SCR (back to back SCR's are the active part of an SSR) is the same regardless of the
    voltage applied...

  • Posted in thread: YOUR own personal life quote. on 09-01-2014 at 08:13 AM
    Though piss and poor should be hyphenated; it really should be the 5 " P's." That always
    bothered me.That's poor plannig for you :D

  • Posted in thread: Help with RIMS controller wiring diagram on 08-31-2014 at 03:11 AM
    Sorry, just thought everyone who hits this thread might like to know the voltage rating...But
    what exactly is your issue with the 300V rated ones? They are still rated to more than the
    voltage they wi...

  • Posted in thread: DS18B20 used on a RIMS with Arduino PID Library on 08-31-2014 at 02:39 AM
    I do pretty much the same as jimmy, I send out the 1-wire request, go off and spin round the
    main control loop, every time checking if 750ms is up and if it is I read the temp sensors and
    immediately ...

  • Posted in thread: YOUR own personal life quote. on 08-30-2014 at 11:13 PM
    I had one back in high school - we had stopped to pick up a mate at his house and I may have
    had a few beers by then (I wasn't driving :)). Well the mate was not home but we were talking
    to his dad, a...

  • Posted in thread: Who's smoking meat this weekend? on 08-16-2014 at 10:14 PM
    I like to pull the husks back and grill directly. I've dried the soak in saltwater and grill
    with the husks still in place, but I don't think it's nearly as good.I usually take full ears
    of corn with ...

  • Posted in thread: Anybody up for a riddle? on 08-15-2014 at 06:21 AM
    Not likelyIf there are n liars the probability that a randomly selected politician is truthfull
    is (100 - n)/100. The probability that a second selected politician is also truthful is (99 -
    n)/99. Giv...

  • Posted in thread: Anybody up for a riddle? on 08-15-2014 at 03:13 AM
    To keep this rolling I will post from the net:There is a party of 100 high-powered politicians.
    All of them are either honest or liars. You walk in knowing two things:- At least one of them
    is honest....

  • Posted in thread: copper/nickel wort chiller? on 08-14-2014 at 11:52 PM
    Noted, mattd2 !And I think it is more a case of "the sky is falling"

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