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Old 11-19-2010, 08:44 PM   #1
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I found this on ebay, its only about $30 to your front door.

http://cgi.ebay.com/Mini-Digital-Tem...#ht_4243wt_905

Think of any reason why this wouldn't work? I want to use it on my chest freezer fermentation chamber. I think I can figure out the wiring, the only thing I still need to check is the max loads.


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Old 11-19-2010, 08:56 PM   #2
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It does work. Here is a thread on how to wire things up. You will be able to find anything you need to know about it here.
Good luck.

http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f51/ebay...-build-163849/


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Old 11-19-2010, 08:57 PM   #3
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That looks ridiculously close to my Love controller that is doing the job on my ferm chambers


I'd love to see if it performed the same...but I don't have a need for another one at this time.

I'd say go for it and see.
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Old 11-19-2010, 09:14 PM   #4
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Wow. That's awesome. I'm totally grabbing one of those to run the ferm closet build I'm starting this weekend!
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Old 11-19-2010, 09:26 PM   #5
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It does work. Here is a thread on how to wire things up. You will be able to find anything you need to know about it here.
Good luck.

http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f51/ebay...-build-163849/
Shoot, sorry for the redundant post, i looked for one related to this and couldn't find it. The search function on this site gives me problems.
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Old 11-19-2010, 10:49 PM   #6
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Shoot, sorry for the redundant post, i looked for one related to this and couldn't find it. The search function on this site gives me problems.
Sometimes it is just easier to go to Google and put "site:homebrewtalk.com" at the end of your search terms, even though this site uses Google custom search the actual Google search sometimes works better. (not always)
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Old 11-19-2010, 11:35 PM   #7
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i think i may have heard at one point or another that if one of these looses power, it resets to 70 or some temp like that.
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just ordered a couple of these. eBay seller name is MixTea.
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Old 02-15-2012, 07:33 PM   #9
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just ordered a couple of these. eBay seller name is MixTea.
Mixtea is good seller. I bought my first controller from him, and after I made it work I went back to the EXACT same listing, and ordered 3 more. Unfortunately the next 3 were the 220v versions. A simple picture and an email and he apologized and sent m 3 correct ones.
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Temperature Controller STC-1000: Do not order from mixtea on ebay. I ordered and paid for mine four months ago, many messages back and forth and now nothing, no product and no refund and no more messages. I got ripped off, be warned.


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