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Old 01-07-2007, 04:57 PM   #101
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The microcontroller board doesn't need an interface board. Its interface is 0 to 5 volts directly into the ADC. My temp sensors will be thermistors powered by the board power supply, 5 volts and to the ADC will probably be 1 to 4 V.


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Old 01-10-2007, 05:38 AM   #102
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Update. The steam boiler is ready to boil.

The microcontroller board arrived today. I got it shipped USPS. Its just like the pictures except the terminal strips don't have screws like the picture shows They have a 0.100" header, so no big deal. But screws would have been nicer.

I am probably not going to have time to work with it for a while though. Just saying.


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Old 01-12-2007, 08:51 PM   #103
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Looks like a great stab at a functional design--I'm visiting all the local club members' set-ups with an eye to building my own some day--If it makes good beer, it was a success!
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Old 02-21-2007, 09:00 PM   #104
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Keep me posted the microcontroller board development and the front end GUI programming.

I've been wanting to automagic some functions for a long time.

I cant wait to check out your source code!

Keep'on Truck'n! oh yeah, and Linux Rocks!
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Old 02-22-2007, 04:47 AM   #105
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Keep me posted the microcontroller board development and the front end GUI programming.
Sure thing. I'll post here.

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I've been wanting to automagic some functions for a long time.
ah... the power of Open Source code !

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I cant wait to check out your source code!
Now I'm nervous... *chuckle Get Eclipse, get an Ardruino board and help me ! http://www.sparkfun.com/commerce/pro...roducts_id=666

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Keep'on Truck'n! oh yeah, and Linux Rocks!
You got that right !

Just in case you missed it, I've built the Corny steam boiler for this project and I've tested steam mashing. I'll be too busy to work on the stand for a while, but I'm slowly piecing things together.


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