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Posted in thread: Programming question on 12-06-2009 at 12:04 AM
That's an idea, reface an automotive gauge and drive it through an available analog output???I
love it...would be easier with a modern drive by wire car, but gack, what a perverse idea.
Posted in thread: Blichmann Modular Brewing Stand "Top Tier" (spring 09) on 12-01-2009 at 03:45 AM
It only took about 3 hours to set up and I was brewing right away, which for me means a lot
because I don't have a lot of extra time.Watch out this will turn into a batch sparge vs. fly
sparge or ardu...
Posted in thread: PID's or Brewtroller? on 06-11-2009 at 01:21 PM
OK. But how do you control the steam? I have a steam solenoid valve, but I expect it would be
turning on and off at a high frequency with the temp probe so near, and wouldn't last long as
well as bein...
Posted in thread: PID's or Brewtroller? on 06-09-2009 at 02:50 AM
There is an assumption that the brewtroller is open, so that mean's it's flexible. But that
flexibility is presumed, and not that clearly available(IMHO). There is a generally accepted
conflict in the...
Posted in thread: PID's or Brewtroller? on 06-08-2009 at 07:22 PM
Does it include a RTC and timers?Sorry, what is an RTC?
Posted in thread: Oshea brewing co. Minibrew 6.5 gallon conical fermenter (ebay), thoughts on it? on 05-08-2009 at 02:11 AM
One thing to think about with conicals is the space they take up. For me, this was the
deal-breaker. Not that I can't find floor space for one, but that I can't fit one in my
fermentation freezer. It ...
Posted in thread: How do PIDs/SSRs work? on 05-08-2009 at 02:08 AM
A pid controls a low voltage circuit(typically dc) like 5 volts, not enough to do anything.
Except to switch something that can do something(the ssr) which you can get in all manner of
Posted in thread: Love Dual Stage Temp Controller, question on 05-08-2009 at 02:02 AM
how much is a love controller? I am only familiar with the Ranco's...
Posted in thread: Critique my beer brewing setup on 05-08-2009 at 01:40 AM
The other issue with conical's is that they take more space than carboy shaped vessels(i have
switched to better bottles from glass before someone gets hurt). I can ferment 8 6 gallon
better bottles i...
Posted in thread: Stepping with a HERMS on 04-21-2009 at 05:52 PM
The biggest pita with this setup would be the need to heat and cool your HEX in order to reign
in a certain temp. It seems no one ever mentions the need to cool the HEX in these