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Old 05-06-2011, 06:29 PM   #1411
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I really do appreciate all the help!!!!!!!!!!!!
Yes, I think so. A bit curious about what your doing with two controllers like this. The way it is wired in your last diagram you will have on the first controller a set up such that when temp falls below a set point a heater will come on and when when the temp goes above the cooling set point a fan will come on. On the other side, when the temp goes above the cooling set point the compressor will come on and when the temp falls below the heating set point a fan will come on. Guess I'm trying to figure out what you are trying to accomplish?


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Old 05-06-2011, 08:34 PM   #1412
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hello, wanted to say tons of thanks! (I skipped all the threads in between)
I followed the first setup and my fridge is running smoothly. I bought a cheap plastic container from WMart $5. Also hacked an extension cord because my fridge is far from an outlet. My probe is inside a water bottle in the fridge.
If I were to do it again, I would have relocated the display on the side of the box because it is sitting on top of my fridge and it would be easier to read.
Also I would hack a power strip and installed also so that the box would also provide normal power not related to the thermo.


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Old 05-06-2011, 09:24 PM   #1413
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Yes, I think so. A bit curious about what your doing with two controllers like this. The way it is wired in your last diagram you will have on the first controller a set up such that when temp falls below a set point a heater will come on and when when the temp goes above the cooling set point a fan will come on. On the other side, when the temp goes above the cooling set point the compressor will come on and when the temp falls below the heating set point a fan will come on. Guess I'm trying to figure out what you are trying to accomplish?
Your summary is correct. It's for a side-by-side that is in my garage. The outside temp here goes from below freezing to maybe somewhere in the 90s F, so I wanted to be able to control each side for both cooling and heating. If you want to see the build so far, I have this thread
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Old 05-07-2011, 01:28 AM   #1414
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Your summary is correct. It's for a side-by-side that is in my garage. The outside temp here goes from below freezing to maybe somewhere in the 90s F, so I wanted to be able to control each side for both cooling and heating. If you want to see the build so far, I have this thread
Looks good to me, I'm doing the same thing with my dual zone, 25 square foot ferm chamber. Will be able to have 20 gallons fermenting at once as soon as the second controller arrives.
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Old 05-09-2011, 02:15 AM   #1415
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Are there many people interested in getting in on a group buy for the 110v transformers?
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Old 05-09-2011, 02:41 AM   #1416
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Are there many people interested in getting in on a group buy for the 110v transformers?

You mean the controller this thread is about? Or has there been discussion about a transformer that I have missed? I can't believe how this thread has taken off.

Anyway, if you are talking about the controller. Would there be a price that would make the controller and shipping cost effective? If so I'd be in for a couple.
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Old 05-09-2011, 02:44 AM   #1417
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The transformer he is refering to is from purchasing the 220v version. To make it work with 110v you need to replace the 220v transformer with a 110v version. No need to replace the transformer if you have one that works on 110v.
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I'd be interested. How much are they going for in bulk?
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If you are talking about the one this thread is talking about. I would be in for one
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If you are talking about the one this thread is talking about. I would be in for one
This thread is about a temp controller, not a transformer. The transformer they are talking about is the 110 transformer to put inside the 220 controller that a lot of us bought by mistake. If that's what you're looking for pm Wayne1, he was going to put together the order for the replacement transformers.


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