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Old 06-23-2006, 06:42 PM   #1
tdiowa
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Oct 2005
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I currently would like to update to electric. From reading the different boards I understand that the following equipment is needed.

4500 W, 240V of an "extra" low watt density design

I think I can get it mounted in a aluminum / Stainless pot but my question is what about some sort of controller. I am not interested in a On/Off system. What I am thinking is some sort of controller that once I reach the boil I can turn it down so it will heat up as needed. Kind of like a dimmer switch.

Any Ideas??

TD

I currently boil my wort with a Electric Bin that I bought years ago and I absolutely love it. I would hate to think of brewing without it.

 
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Old 06-26-2006, 02:37 AM   #2
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Well let me say that this is very vague... I'm not really sure what you mean by updating to all electric??

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4500 W, 240V of an "extra" low watt density design
Is this referring to a heating element?? If so a PID controller would work in this situation. I personally use a Red Lion controler to control my fermentation temps. It should work an electric element as well.
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