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Old 07-06-2012, 04:31 PM   #2811
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Thats just a screenshot of it btw lol.. dont stare at it for too long.... I need to find a place to send the stream to so it isnt eating up all of my bandwidth when im viewing it on multiple computers...

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Old 07-07-2012, 12:07 AM   #2812
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I'd love to see a build thread on the webcam setup.

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Old 07-07-2012, 11:59 AM   #2813
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Honestly its just a couple of $4.50 webcams off amazon.com lol. I just threw a pc together running webcamxp and have it pushing video to the web.

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Old 07-08-2012, 06:10 PM   #2814
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Just got done putting together my first control box and I am running trials on the freezer before I do any cutting for my draft tower.
Took me about 2 hours to cut the project box and about an hour to wire up the controller and receptacle.

Will be making another control box for my keezer that I keep in the garage for lagering and cold crashing.

I have my controller set up to just COOL and it will be controlling the freezer and a fan for cooling the draft tower.
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Old 07-10-2012, 03:30 AM   #2815
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I put together my box yesterday, but I have a problem. Only the heating works. The light goes on for the cooling, but I don't get a voltage read. It actually worked once this morning, and I got a voltage reading, but before that, and since then, I have not been able to get a voltage reading. Could I have a bad unit?

 
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Old 07-10-2012, 03:46 AM   #2816
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Putting mine together soon. Got a PVC 6x6x4 junction box for 12 bucks at Menards. Could fit four outlets and two controllers in this thing. Might actually do that eventually...
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Old 07-10-2012, 04:52 AM   #2817
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.... The light goes on for the cooling, but I don't get a voltage read. It actually worked once this morning, and I got a voltage reading, but before that, and since then, I have not been able to get a voltage reading. Could I have a bad unit?
If the cool indicator is blinking it's in delay, steady lit then you should have contact closure. Check your wiring.

 
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Old 07-10-2012, 01:48 PM   #2818
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Just finished putting my box together, will upload pics in a little. But similar to ajrichie, my unit is not switching the wine fridge on/off. I have it wired to only cool, using it as a thermostat, and the fridge is on 24/7. I do not have any wires in the heating contacts. Do I need to bust out the multimeter to check the relays? I set the temp to 5C, and when its above the cooling light is on, then when its below, the heating is on, but the fridge does not turn off. What am I missing.

 
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Old 07-10-2012, 01:54 PM   #2819
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You need power to both sides of the receptacles. If you want to just cool, run wires only from the cool section of the controller and don't break your black side tab.

Hope this applies to what you say your problem is without turning on your fridge.
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Old 07-10-2012, 01:58 PM   #2820
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I have the 120 hot from the wall, that goes into the main power on unit, and the power position of the cooling. On the switched side of the cooling, I have a wire that goes into my outlet. The neutral goes into unit and on neutral side of outlet. This is not right? Thanks.

 
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