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Old 04-26-2011, 02:04 AM   #1301
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I'm no electrician (AT ALL) but are the hot block, neutral block, etc in the above just wire nuts? Can it be wire nuts?

Also I'd like to bypass the switch and LEDs. This is just a matter removing those wires from the diagram right?

ParadiseBeer can you help a brother out! Maybe you can send closeup pics of your actual build.
The original post has a wiring diagram for use without led's. You can wire everything together, blocks and outlets are not necessary


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Old 04-26-2011, 02:11 AM   #1302
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The original post has a wiring diagram for use without led's. You can wire everything together, blocks and outlets are not necessary
I wanted to do the 2 outlet rig so this one looked closer to what I wanted. But, I think you're reply answers my Qs thanks.


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Old 04-26-2011, 02:19 AM   #1303
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I wanted to do the 2 outlet rig so this one looked closer to what I wanted. But, I think you're reply answers my Qs thanks.
Now that I have been using my two temp units i am glad that I put in the switch. At first I thought that it might not be needed but both are plugged into the wall where it's just easier to use the power switch. Also, I find that the LEDs were worth the time as I can just look from across the room or garage to see if it's cooling or heating. I now recommend them both.
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Old 04-26-2011, 08:26 AM   #1304
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Is there a way I can wire speakers on the inside my ferm chamber? I really want to play classical music to the fermenting wort when its cooling.
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Old 04-26-2011, 01:18 PM   #1305
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Is there a way I can wire speakers on the inside my ferm chamber? I really want to play classical music to the fermenting wort when its cooling.
I think you want the wine forum...


beer wants rock-n-roll
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Old 04-26-2011, 01:53 PM   #1306
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I think you want the wine forum...


beer wants rock-n-roll
I beg to differ, beer and country go waaaay back!
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I beg to differ, beer and country go waaaay back!
I'll meet you half way with the country/rock crossover stuff. At any rate I think we can agree that classical is for wine.
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So do most people leave the temp probe in the open air, or tape it to the side of the fermentation vessel with insulation?
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I've got 2 of these controllers, one in my fermentation fridge and 1 in my keezer, and both of them I tape to the side of the vessel(s) and insulate with a couple layers of bubble wrap. If you test just the ambient air you'll get much wider temperature variations, especially when you open the fridge/freezer.
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Haha ok maybe Sepultura would be better then.


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