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Old 03-17-2014, 12:41 PM   #4031
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Old 03-17-2014, 03:37 PM   #4032
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What do you guys use to secure the power cable from coming out from the project box?


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A rubber grommet and a zip-tie on the inside.

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Old 03-17-2014, 06:35 PM   #4033
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What do you guys use to secure the power cable from coming out from the project box?


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Sugru. And I keep the hole snug.
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Old 03-30-2014, 03:49 AM   #4034
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Just thought I would add my temp controller build to the list. I was looking for something as small as possible yet still allow for an outlet. Digging around the local big orange home supply center, I found a plastic box that measures 4x4x2. So of to work I went cramming everything inside and here are my results.



And all closed up ready to be put to use:


I think the only change I would make is to place the controller about 1/8-3/16th of an inch lower in the box. As it is right now, the outlet pushes on the controller a bit, but too much. Ready to control the heating and cooling for my fermentation chamber year round! Time to brew up some Lager!
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Old 03-30-2014, 04:05 AM   #4035
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Sdgenxr. Could you post a clearer photo of the wiring diagram? Is this the new Heat & Cool, Fahrenheit model that was in development? If so, how can they be obtained?
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raouliii: It is not an STC-1000 and it does heat and cool. I've even tested to make sure that it works as I wired it up.

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Aaaaaand there's Yet Another Contender in the "cheapest dual-stage temperature microcontroller" race!



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You guys are QUICK!!!!
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Aaaaaand there's Yet Another Contender in the "cheapest dual-stage temperature microcontroller" race!
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One thing to consider here guys in the quantity needed for those prices and the shipping time frame from China.
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raouliii: It is not an STC-1000 and it does heat and cool. I've even tested to make sure that it works as I wired it up.
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Did you find this ready-made or did you have to special order a quantity to get Fahrenheit? I couldn't make out the wiring in your photo. There must be a jumper in there somewhere.
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One thing to consider here guys in the quantity needed for those prices and the shipping time frame from China.
And it looks like it is in Celsius.

I found it here in a supposedly Fahrenheit version.


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