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Posted in thread: Contactors-are some noisier than others? on 05-24-2011 at 02:27 AM
Hi all,Just finished wiring the 120v side of my 'Kal-esque' enclosure, and powered it up for
the first time.I have 4 DPST contactors in the box (one as the main shut-off to the box, the
other 3 contro...
Posted in thread: Where to put themo probe for AC unit powered fermentation chamber on 12-20-2009 at 02:25 PM
Well, for the last 24 hours I have had the thermo probe taped to the side of the fermenter,
with several layers of insulation over it. Once the liquid was brought down to 50°, the AC
almost never come...
Posted in thread: Where to put themo probe for AC unit powered fermentation chamber on 12-18-2009 at 02:26 PM
I'm using a digital thermostat controlling a SSR to power the unit on/off, so setting max times
is not possible. Currently the probe is just on the end of the wires, exposed to air, so the
Posted in thread: Where to put themo probe for AC unit powered fermentation chamber on 12-18-2009 at 02:15 AM
For Christmas I have built my father a fermentation chamber powered by a 5k btu air
conditioner. My question is: where is the best place to put the temperature probe?If I leave it
to read the air temp...
Posted in thread: DIY temp controller build on 12-04-2009 at 10:07 PM
In this SSR application, is a heatsink required? I can't tell if you have used one or not. If
you have, where have you placed it?Cheers,Rhino
Posted in thread: Help with relays to use with low voltage switches on 11-23-2009 at 01:00 PM
Hi All,It's been months, and I still haven't gotten around to purchasing switches for my
electric rig conversion. It's been a challenge locating suitable 240v switches in my area, so I
have decided to...
Posted in thread: Dogfish Head 90 or 120 min clone? on 11-21-2009 at 09:15 PM
Brewing the BYO 90 min IPA clone right now!I have brewed the 60 min clone a couple times, and
haven't been dissapointed.Unfortunately, the 90 and 120 are not available in Ontario, so I will
Posted in thread: Switching power between elements/PIDs possible? on 05-14-2009 at 01:04 PM
I found these switches at a nearby supplier. Although I was going to purchase the 20a DPST
levitron household switches, could I not use the 4-Pole ON-ON switch as a DPST by not
connecting the one outp...
Posted in thread: Switching power between elements/PIDs possible? on 05-03-2009 at 10:42 PM
I was at Menards (home depot like store) and saw the 4500W ultra low density elements (less
than 50W per sq inch) that were straight. I think the 5500W ULD elements have to be rippled to
have enough s...