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Posted in thread: DIY Controller Build on 01-11-2016 at 01:19 AM
I did build my own controller using a little arduino uno, I enjoyed learning how to program it
(i do write code in VBA, C#, and use a variety of scripting tools like matlab/R for work, so
Posted in thread: PID/SSR with SSVR power control on 12-23-2014 at 09:13 PM
I like your idea, and had similar thoughts, but some issues you run into are that the pid is
tuned to a specific amount of heat, which may be more difficult to replicate each time with a
Posted in thread: RIMS vs HERMS...Your opinions please on 11-29-2014 at 06:05 AM
https://www.brewhardware.com/product_p/rims.htmThis is a great website! The RIMS tube they
offer uses tri clamps on both sides so the RIMS tube can be taken apart and cleaned. No more
not being able t...
Posted in thread: RIMS vs HERMS...Your opinions please on 11-26-2014 at 11:10 PM
[QUOTE=augiedoggy;6527673]I also use a secondary finer filter under my false bottom (stainless
braided line)/QUOTE]Got any pictures of this? How do you incorporate it?
Posted in thread: RIMS vs HERMS...Your opinions please on 11-26-2014 at 06:15 PM
I use this rims kit, works great, easy to
clean:https://www.brewhardware.com/product_p/rims.htmWhen I set the bed, I usually mean that I
Mix up the mash, then let it settle without any pump draw or re...
Posted in thread: RIMS vs HERMS...Your opinions please on 11-26-2014 at 04:59 PM
I decided to go with a rims tube, for me it really boiled down to not wanting my wort flowing
through a coil that I could never disassemble and visually see how clean it was. I just don't
trust only r...
Posted in thread: Toggle Switches - NKK on 11-21-2014 at 07:51 PM
I saw those HD double pole switches as well the other day. Just wire them inline after the ssr
and before the element, correct? Other than being bulkier than a toggle, they seem to fit the
bill.I was ...
Posted in thread: Toggle Switches - NKK on 11-19-2014 at 04:47 AM
I use two of these as master kill switches to my outlets, I recommend them... It works great
when you need to kill heat quickly for boilovers or when adding hops. Hit the switch and the
boil stops ins...
Posted in thread: SSR Question on 11-09-2014 at 12:43 AM
25 but after reading this - going to swap it out for a 40.My entire enclosure is aluminum so I
think I have plenty of heat dissipation already.Yea, the difference in price was just a couple
bucks I th...
Posted in thread: SSR Question on 11-08-2014 at 08:10 PM
Glad to hear it's working, I did the same thing and tried to verify everything before firing it
up, that's where I found the bit about needing a special device to test ssr's (which I don't
have, nor d...