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Old 09-07-2011, 04:37 PM   #1
Aug 2011
Chapel Hill, NC
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I'm trying to ferment at 62F, but my mini-fridge's lowest temperature is 48F. Any ideas how I can change the fridge's efficiency, or any other tricks, to bring the temperature to 62F?
I was thinking of blocking one of the 2 air vents, but am not sure if this is a fire/electrical hazard.


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Old 09-07-2011, 04:39 PM   #2
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Easiest way would be to get an external temperature controller.

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Old 09-07-2011, 04:55 PM   #3
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I think you mean 48 degrees is the highest it goes?

Johnson controller. Google this site for it. They work great.

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Old 09-07-2011, 05:12 PM   #4
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I taped a fermwarp pad to the side of my chest freezer and have it connected to a dual-stage temp controller ( the chest freezer is plugged into the other side ).
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