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Posted in thread: Stc-1000+ on 06-27-2014 at 11:26 PM
Just an FYI to any Canadians. I bought my first STC-1000 in January from Brainydeal by way of
Amazon.ca (link) and it was the flashable, A400_P version. I just bought another from the same
source and ...
Posted in thread: Stc-1000+ on 06-24-2014 at 02:36 PM
My unit had one solder pad that was missing a good bit of solder. It wasn't until I soldered
the wires to the STC board that it flashed successfully.I finally got around to having my
Posted in thread: Stc-1000+ on 06-19-2014 at 01:43 PM
If you have a meter check to see if the terminal blocks (green) are good. I returned because of
a faulty terminal block where the temp probe connects.Same thing there, make sure it is the
Posted in thread: Stc-1000+ on 06-18-2014 at 11:49 PM
Only thing I can think of is making sure all connections are good. I don't just mean correct
pins, but that there are no shorts or bad connections.Short of physical damage (ESD, shorts,
etc), the STC ...
Posted in thread: Stc-1000+ on 06-18-2014 at 01:43 PM
Yeah, hook the probe up. Maybe also watch the video on flashing on my website (click the "black
box" link in my signature, go to "DIY" tab).I watched the actual flashing part of the video
last night a...
Posted in thread: Stc-1000+ on 06-18-2014 at 12:16 PM
I don't think you bricked it. It is pretty tough to brick this thing. When you said 'alarm'
made a noise what type of noise was it?- An alarm, loud high pitch sound, means the temp probe
is not connec...
Posted in thread: Stc-1000+ on 06-18-2014 at 02:38 AM
Just tried flashing mine today but looks like I bricked it. I have the A400_P version and
quintuple checked my wiring. When I connected it, the alarm made a noise but I didn't know if
this was normal ...
Posted in thread: Marking a Mash Paddle/Spoon on 11-08-2013 at 11:23 AM
Notch it and burn it with a wood burning iron. It will be there until the paddle breaks or
rots.+1 If you don't have the burning iron, just the notch alone should be sufficient. I
wouldn't use a marke...
Posted in thread: Varietal juice at wally world on 11-08-2013 at 11:15 AM
They have a acceptable maggot level in the pulp they add back to your "juice".Its crazy to see
how many nasty things get into (and are acceptable) in the food you eat: FDA's Defect Levels
Posted in thread: Counterflow Wort Chiller Length (50' worth it?) on 10-11-2013 at 06:45 PM
Thanks for the responses.@Brew-Jay, didn't even think of a pre-chiller. I have my immersion
chiller that I can use for that in the warmer months. Tap water gets nice and cold up here in
the winter mon...