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Posted in thread: MM2 Mill powered with Garage Door Opener? on 12-22-2014 at 02:27 PM
The motor i'm sure is designed for ~108VDC, so longevity is not of concern. If you are going to
reuse the power board, you shouldn't have to worry about power spikes or filtering, as you
would be reus...
Posted in thread: MM2 Mill powered with Garage Door Opener? on 12-19-2014 at 03:46 PM
12V Battery charger won't do it. 120VAC full wave rectified and averaged is ~108VDC. In other
words, don't stick your fingers where they shouldn't be!Not that you can see it in the picture,
but there ...
Posted in thread: MM2 Mill powered with Garage Door Opener? on 12-18-2014 at 03:56 PM
You actually need a converter (AC -> DC).Yup. I should have caught that being an electrical
engineer. inverters are DC -> AC. On the main power board, there is a transformer for the low
voltage side, ...
Posted in thread: MM2 Mill powered with Garage Door Opener? on 12-17-2014 at 02:27 PM
That looks strangely like mine (see attached, different sticker though). I'm using the original
control board for the inverter (the one that the motor plugs into, not the one on the bottom of
Posted in thread: MM2 Mill powered with Garage Door Opener? on 12-03-2014 at 02:26 PM
Yup, I'm still here, and I too wish i would have picked up one from surplus center when I
started this thread. But I'm making slow progress with the screw drive I found in the dumpster,
first having t...
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Posted in thread: MM2 Mill powered with Garage Door Opener? on 12-02-2014 at 02:29 PM
30Bones - I have a Genie screw drive motor I'm currently working with. I don't know the RPM,
but I know it is way too fast to run my MM2. You will still need a way to reduce speed /
increase torque wi...
Posted in thread: Vanilla Caramel Cream Ale on 12-01-2014 at 09:51 PM
I know this thread is rather old. I'm picking up the ingredients for this tonight. I think I'm
going to follow BigPicture's 3rd try with 1oz vanilla in primary, 1 oz in secondary/keg. I may
pick up so...
Posted in thread: BrewsbySmith DIY Kit plus STC 1000 Temp ControllerGiveaway! on 11-28-2014 at 12:10 AM
Posted in thread: CPVC Bottle Washer on 11-27-2014 at 03:22 AM
I like it. I was thinking about something very similar before I switched to kegs...