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Forum: Automated Brewing Forum 05-08-2012, 07:06 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By eccsynd
Awesome! I know that there are many automated...

Awesome! I know that there are many automated systems (both electric, gas, and or steam) that can be much better categorized here! Thanks TX.
Forum: Electric Brewing 02-13-2012, 05:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,808
Posted By eccsynd
Nice job on the enclosure, looks brand new.

Nice job on the enclosure, looks brand new.
Forum: Electric Brewing 03-14-2011, 04:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,916
Posted By eccsynd
No, that's just a calculator that we hijacked...

No, that's just a calculator that we hijacked from another company. We should really get our own. It just solves some equations to spit out the coefficients.

kladue, you're not comparing apples...
Forum: Electric Brewing 03-13-2011, 03:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,916
Posted By eccsynd
Yes, I believe this is a free air measurement so...

Yes, I believe this is a free air measurement so its hard to tell if the fluctuations are real or not. But regardless, I read a maximum of 0.4deg fluctuation reported in the 21 samples, or over a...
Forum: Electric Brewing 03-13-2011, 05:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,916
Posted By eccsynd
Not sure what you're referring to. I think we've...

Not sure what you're referring to. I think we've ruled out noise sensitivity and wandering readings.
Forum: Electric Brewing 03-12-2011, 05:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,916
Posted By eccsynd
Yes, the last screen shot looks much better. ...

Yes, the last screen shot looks much better. Varying a few tenths is pretty normal and well within spec of these probes, particularly when they're not submersed. You might have to calibrate them to...
Forum: Electric Brewing 03-11-2011, 01:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,916
Posted By eccsynd
Did you update the temperature probe settings for...

Did you update the temperature probe settings for the Brewers Hardware probes? The BCS ships w/ coefficients that match our probes, the BH probes have their own set. If you try to use settings that...
Forum: DIY Projects 02-25-2011, 02:00 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 68,313
Posted By eccsynd
Wow, that is some serious grain. Your stocks...

Wow, that is some serious grain. Your stocks would make many LHBS's jealous.
Forum: Electric Brewing 02-19-2011, 02:00 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,202
Posted By eccsynd
Those relay boards have built in transistor...

Those relay boards have built in transistor drivers to handle that 70ma relay coils. They only require about 50uA (micro amps) of current from the BCS, so well within budget. Since the +5VDC pin of...
Forum: Electric Brewing 02-19-2011, 01:26 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,202
Posted By eccsynd
Yes, higher processes take priority. However its...

Yes, higher processes take priority. However its not recommended to have two processes drive the same output.

Here's a relay that is compatible with the BCS. They also make 12v cards, however...
Forum: DIY Projects 01-03-2011, 03:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,597
Posted By eccsynd
The BCS uses thermistor based probes as well. ...

The BCS uses thermistor based probes as well. You could use the probes from Brewers Hardware (http://www.brewershardware.com) which also are available with M8 cables.

Good luck on your project! ...
Forum: DIY Projects 01-03-2011, 03:46 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 14,379
Posted By eccsynd
Enable Manual Mode in the left hand menu. A...

Enable Manual Mode in the left hand menu. A green light next to it will appear, and it will bring up the Manual Mode output control table as seen in the screenshot above. Set your RIMS heater to...
Forum: DIY Projects 01-02-2011, 01:48 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 14,379
Posted By eccsynd
kegtoe, sounds like you want to use Manual Mode. ...

kegtoe, sounds like you want to use Manual Mode. Its the most straight forward way to enter parameters into the BCS. Just follow the instructions below, you can type in a temperature setpoint and...
Forum: Sponsor Giveaways 08-09-2010, 08:25 PM
Replies: 480
Views: 47,744
Posted By eccsynd
I'll take one.

I'll take one.
Forum: DIY Projects 06-08-2010, 03:05 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 31,631
Posted By eccsynd
Great job on the PID tuning. Can you post your...

Great job on the PID tuning. Can you post your PID coefficients? I'm sure that other BCS users with similar setups would find them beneficial as a starting point for their own systems.
Forum: DIY Projects 06-04-2010, 02:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 14,379
Posted By eccsynd
I disagree.

I disagree.
Forum: DIY Projects 06-03-2010, 05:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 14,379
Posted By eccsynd
Here's an objective explanation of...

Here's an objective explanation of features/differences of both:
http://www.brewershardware.com/automation.html

I'll even go one step further, and add a 3rd category from the list in the link...
Forum: DIY Projects 03-24-2010, 12:01 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,398
Posted By eccsynd
Does your company name contain the letters "N"...

Does your company name contain the letters "N" and "I"??

mmmmm.... Free controls.... We are jealous. If its the company that I'm thinking of, I would use one of their vision systems for volume...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 03-19-2010, 02:05 PM
Replies: 654
Views: 95,641
Posted By eccsynd
Hey Pol. Any updates? Brewed on this uyet? I'm...

Hey Pol. Any updates? Brewed on this uyet? I'm interested to hear your experiences with the BCS. Do you have your processes programmed?
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 03-16-2010, 09:06 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 21,849
Posted By eccsynd
Sorry for the confusion. Manual Mode is just a...

Sorry for the confusion. Manual Mode is just a single state process. If you want to do simple things like on/off control, use the buttons at the top of the screen. But more complex things, like...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 02-17-2010, 09:20 PM
Replies: 654
Views: 95,641
Posted By eccsynd
I've mentioned this before on another thread, but...

I've mentioned this before on another thread, but after you think that you have your wireless bridge setup properly for your network, verify it before plugging in the BCS. You can verify that the...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 02-12-2010, 08:03 PM
Replies: 654
Views: 95,641
Posted By eccsynd
We've looked into the USB adapters. One thing...

We've looked into the USB adapters. One thing that I like about them is that they're small. The problem is that each one requires a different driver to function. I'm pretty sure that they support...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 02-11-2010, 02:23 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 21,849
Posted By eccsynd
Yes, you are correct. Wiki updated, thanks for...

Yes, you are correct. Wiki updated, thanks for pointing that out!
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 02-07-2010, 09:40 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 21,849
Posted By eccsynd
The Alternate PID was a relatively recent...

The Alternate PID was a relatively recent addition. Unfortunately there are still some places in the interface where it isn't displayed properly. I think that it is working as you expect, the the...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 02-07-2010, 06:01 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 21,849
Posted By eccsynd
Cool, that would be nice. I'll try to get your...

Cool, that would be nice. I'll try to get your guide fed back into the wiki for others.
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