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  • Posted in thread: HopHouse Brewing Supply Hops Giveaway - Open to All! on 07-15-2014 at 04:26 AM
    Thank you HopHouse!

  • Posted in thread: Beersmith Cooling Loss and BIAB Confusion on 06-11-2014 at 06:55 AM
    FWIW I just set the cooling shrinkage to 0% in my equipment profile. I think that the 4%
    cooling shrinkage is only useful if you measure your volume while boiling with a sight glass,
    kettle markings, ...

  • Posted in thread: Can it even be done? Measuring Specific Gravity using Arduino or Raspberry Pi on 03-10-2014 at 07:34 AM
    I hate to be a naysayer, and I think bubblers are great for volume measurements. However, I
    think that you should do some preliminary calcs before you go too far down this road. I don't
    think that you...

  • Posted in thread: Click PLC smart enough to control all of this? on 01-27-2014 at 06:12 PM
    I am not familiar with the Click PLCs but the ladder logic / relay logic should look something
    like this.

  • Posted in thread: Raspberry Pi Brew Controller on 01-22-2014 at 07:24 AM
    I'd get one of those maxim one-wire pieces, but they seem to be out of stock everywhere. It
    looks like mouser.com has them in stock. They have the right part number but the description
    isn't quite ri...

  • Posted in thread: Raspberry Pi Brew Controller on 01-21-2014 at 07:48 AM
    Hey guys, any thoughts on flame rods? Would the "flame diode" thing work for arduino/Rpi? if
    not, the thermocouple/1 wire method seems pretty srtaightforward. looked a little further
    into flame rect...

  • Posted in thread: Raspberry Pi Brew Controller on 01-09-2014 at 05:42 AM
    In the case of the turkey fryer, it's there to energize a small coil that allows the gas safety
    valve to stay open. So, no flame the coil de-energizes, allowing the valve to close, that's why
    you have...

  • Posted in thread: Raspberry Pi Brew Controller on 01-09-2014 at 05:29 AM
    I think any standard furnace thermocouple could be used to sense the flame. They are rated for
    continuous sensing of the pilot flame, so I think they could work for sensing flame from the
    burner as we...

  • Posted in thread: Raspberry Pi Brew Controller on 01-08-2014 at 05:37 PM
    In fact, my brinkmann turkey burner came with one as part of the "safety" equipment. ..They are
    designed to be exposed to high heat for long periods of time.Where is the thermopile mounted on
    your bri...

  • Posted in thread: Raspberry Pi Brew Controller on 01-08-2014 at 05:56 AM
    I guess a solution would be to go with a hot surface ignitor. I plan to build mine completely
    headless, so I wonder if it would be a problem?I like this idea, I might go the hot surface
    ignitor if I w...

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