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Forum: DIY Projects 09-08-2014, 02:59 PM
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Posted By glacious
I have 3-taps easily displayed in landscape mode...

I have 3-taps easily displayed in landscape mode on a 9.7" HP Touchpad (device resolution: 768x1024).

For 4 taps on a high-res monitor in landscape, it won't be a problem. Keep in mind you have a...
Forum: DIY Projects 09-03-2014, 06:46 PM
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Posted By glacious
For those asking about flow meter placement: ...

For those asking about flow meter placement:

I've had my meters in place for about a year now, on both 7ft(beer) and 20ft(soda) lines. Each meter is around 12 inches from the Ball Lock connector....
Forum: DIY Projects 09-02-2014, 06:42 PM
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Posted By glacious
case option

I've had this case for a year or two, I use it for when I'm tinkering with the Pi or developing something. It splits in half, and each half can hold a Pi (when in half, it's like two Pi "holders",...
Forum: DIY Projects 09-02-2014, 06:23 PM
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Posted By glacious
Wow that was fast, thank you!

Wow that was fast, thank you!
Forum: DIY Projects 08-31-2014, 07:46 PM
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Posted By glacious
If you're not selling it or forcing people to...

If you're not selling it or forcing people to pay, I can't see why donations can't be accepted (it's not RasPints, it HBT forum rules). Besides the considerable time, I imagine there have been some...
Forum: DIY Projects 08-31-2014, 05:15 AM
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Posted By glacious
A couple of issues/implementation questions: ...

A couple of issues/implementation questions:



Flow meter pin: needs to be set every time you tap a keg. Should be set to the tap permanently.
When tapping a new keg and you enter a Starting...
Forum: DIY Projects 08-31-2014, 02:11 AM
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Posted By glacious
Kevin, I had some pictures in an earlier...

Kevin,

I had some pictures in an earlier post (although it's been modified/changed a bit since then, but similar). I have a single Cat5 cable running into my kegerator via the drain hole, so it...
Forum: DIY Projects 08-30-2014, 10:59 PM
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Posted By glacious
& - it launches it into the background and keeps...

& - it launches it into the background and keeps it there until it dies. I'm not starting it with the X startup scripts that's in the instructions as my setup is headless X doesn't launch. It's...
Forum: DIY Projects 08-30-2014, 08:50 PM
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Posted By glacious
Both temp sensors are working, and it appears...

Both temp sensors are working, and it appears flow-meters are in some fashion now as well (all 3 taps now show some OZ poured)

The python script isn't auto-starting, I suspect it's because X might...
Forum: DIY Projects 08-30-2014, 08:14 PM
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Posted By glacious
doing "ps aux | grep python", should I see the...

doing "ps aux | grep python", should I see the python script constantly running after a reboot? (I don't)

Running the script straight from the command line (/usr/bin/python...
Forum: DIY Projects 08-30-2014, 05:21 AM
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Posted By glacious
Any recommendations on debugging pours? Nothing...

Any recommendations on debugging pours? Nothing hooked up to the Pi for KB/Mouse/Screen, I just manually refresh on a tablet or laptop, last pour was 5 mins ago with no updates (from past posts it...
Forum: DIY Projects 08-27-2014, 10:50 PM
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Posted By glacious
Nice! Those 3-pin? Where from?

Nice! Those 3-pin? Where from?
Forum: DIY Projects 08-27-2014, 02:00 PM
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Posted By glacious
It works well. You'll see the white flex tubing...

It works well. You'll see the white flex tubing coming out of the top in one picture, that goes up to the top of the kegerator and circulates air from the bottom, creates a small air current.
...
Forum: DIY Projects 08-27-2014, 03:22 AM
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Posted By glacious
Inside of the box. Liberal with the JBWeld...

Inside of the box. Liberal with the JBWeld (great stuff). The circuit board under the wires hosted the connection points, fan terminals, and resistors for the flow meters and temp sensors...
Forum: DIY Projects 08-26-2014, 03:17 PM
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Views: 19,684
Posted By glacious
ProTip: Most chest freezers and mini-fridge...

ProTip: Most chest freezers and mini-fridge kegerators have a drain port you can push a wire through. I used a piece of Cat5 cable to get 8 low-voltage conductors into mine. No new holes, nice and...
Forum: DIY Projects 08-26-2014, 03:53 AM
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Views: 19,684
Posted By glacious
Vin(+5v), GND, and the 6 easiest pins for Digital...

Vin(+5v), GND, and the 6 easiest pins for Digital (8-13) highlighted here (yes you can also use 2-7 below them for Digital):

All flow meters goto GND, and VIN, the data wire for each meter goes to...
Forum: DIY Projects 08-26-2014, 02:48 AM
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Posted By glacious
I figured I'd ask as I'm drawing up the...

I figured I'd ask as I'm drawing up the schematics for the kegerator now to replace Kegbot with RasPints...

Are there any plans for RasPints to support temp sensors off the Raspi or Alamode? ...
Forum: DIY Projects 08-26-2014, 02:21 AM
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Posted By glacious
Yes the Alamode kit should come with a few...

Yes the Alamode kit should come with a few headers to solder and a small ~1cm square rubber pad. I mounted my pad on top of the Pi's USB ports and the Alamode plugs in snuggly this way (instead of...
Forum: BIAB Brewing 06-06-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 15,430
Posted By glacious
Just about to order a "backup" should I ever need...

Just about to order a "backup" should I ever need it, but I have put these through many batches now without issue. I don't necessarily treat them very well during the brew process, and they're still...
Forum: DIY Projects 06-01-2014, 01:15 AM
Replies: 1,471
Views: 123,054
Posted By glacious
I've got this running off an old netbook running...

I've got this running off an old netbook running Ubuntu in the closet, then used an HP Touchpad running Android to load up the web page at the kegerator. I installed Dolphin browser on the tablet...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 04-24-2014, 12:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 393
Posted By glacious
that's perfect, thank you for the detailed...

that's perfect, thank you for the detailed response.

Cheers! :mug:
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 04-14-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 393
Posted By glacious
Nylon/Muslin bag over keg dip-tube - filtering

I brew a lot of hoppy IPA's and never filter. I use Irish Moss / Whirfloc in every brew, and cold crash @ 38F for 3-5 days before kegging and it's really gotten my beer much clearer.

The issue I...
Forum: DIY Projects 03-21-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 1,471
Views: 123,054
Posted By glacious
Very cool looking... and even more importantly: ...

Very cool looking... and even more importantly: Perfect use-case for the "On Deck" feature!

Maybe have 3 different settings per beverage (displayed in this order)

- Current Beverages per tap...
Forum: DIY Projects 02-13-2014, 03:21 AM
Replies: 1,471
Views: 123,054
Posted By glacious
I can't believe that. It's a donation that...

I can't believe that. It's a donation that people choose to give to you. How can you not allow donations for a "free" homebrewed tap system on a homebrew forum. You're not begging, you're not even...
Forum: DIY Projects 11-24-2013, 08:25 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,978
Posted By glacious
First off - awesome build, it looks great...

First off - awesome build, it looks great built-in and I love the industrial theme.

I typically have 3 'beverages' on tap, anywhere from porters, ales, lagers, root beer etc, usually one needs a...
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