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Old 07-31-2009, 04:17 PM   #1
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Default Do I need to be an electrician?

Im thinking about purchasing a temperature regulator for my up and coming kegerator/lagering chamber. Im just curious as to whether i need to be a master electrician or not?


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Old 07-31-2009, 04:18 PM   #2
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No. But it helps to know how to read a wiring schematic.

Or, have lots of insurance specific to fire if you don't.


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Old 07-31-2009, 04:29 PM   #3
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You can also get one that is prewired with a cordset. Just plug your fridge into it.
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Old 07-31-2009, 04:39 PM   #4
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You can also get one that is prewired with a cordset. Just plug your fridge into it.
Any input on where to find one of those?
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Old 07-31-2009, 04:44 PM   #5
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Any input on where to find one of those?
Mmm, here ya go.

Johnson Controls Refrigerator Thermostat - Fermentation Temperature Control - Fermenting Equipment - Equipment
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Old 08-01-2009, 05:09 AM   #6
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Any input on where to find one of those?

Any online brewstore will have them, like these
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Old 08-01-2009, 12:55 PM   #7
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This is a pretty good picture tutorial.

How to Wire a Ranco ETC-111000 Thermostat
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Old 08-01-2009, 01:19 PM   #8
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For a few dollars more then NB has them you can get a decent Digital version.

The Ranco ETC Store

However, they are not difficult to wire at all.
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Old 08-01-2009, 07:35 PM   #9
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The link above is not a bad price for a prewired ranco. The unit alone is 50 bucks, plus 10 or so for an extension cord...so in reality you are only paying about 15 bucks labor. Not too bad IMHO.


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