Electric BK & Payne Controller - Home Brew Forums

Register Now!
Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Equipment/Sanitation > Electric BK & Payne Controller

Thread Tools
Old 12-05-2009, 03:15 AM   #1
Sep 2009
Posts: 97

Does anyone have any opinions/comments on using a Payne Controller for the boil kettle. I am looking at the 18TB -2 -25, it is rated at 25A-5900W @ 240V. I understand it wont do all the things a PID will do but I am only going to be using this in the BK.

Reply With Quote
Old 12-05-2009, 03:20 AM   #2
McCuckerson's Avatar
Sep 2008
Zebulon, North Carolina
Posts: 655
Liked 11 Times on 9 Posts

For my BK I am just using an infinite switch from an old stove. IMHO a controller for a BK is wicked overkill. Full bore to boil, bring it down to med for a roller, just like on a stove.
"Real men drink their freakin' yeast starters...."

Reply With Quote
Old 12-05-2009, 03:32 AM   #3
The Pol
Feb 2007
Posts: 11,454
Liked 96 Times on 81 Posts

As long as the switch is rated for the wattage and amps that it will have to contend with... I dont see why you cant.

Reply With Quote
Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Question about a PID Controller (Hooking up an electric heating element in HLT) jordanpace Equipment/Sanitation 1 01-25-2009 08:17 PM
Max Payne! Homercidal General Chit Chat 41 10-27-2008 07:56 PM
Electric Temperature controller idea AiredAle Equipment/Sanitation 1 09-20-2007 12:25 PM
Electric Controller tdiowa Equipment/Sanitation 1 06-26-2006 02:37 AM

Forum Jump