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Old 04-17-2012, 03:18 AM   #71
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Zeus...what's the control voltage? Thanks man.



 
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Old 04-17-2012, 11:49 AM   #72
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Control voltage I currently have are mostly 120v but I believe I still have 4 24v dc units available.



 
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Old 04-17-2012, 01:53 PM   #73
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I have 4 of the contactors from zeus and they all work perfect.


 
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Old 04-17-2012, 01:57 PM   #74
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I've got 5 from Zeus and I can't speak highly enough about him. I use one for a 50 amp main, and then I have two that I use to switch my RIMS and my BK elements from 110 to 220.
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And we also decided to make a Barley Wine this weekend as a starter. (That is probably one of the silliest sentences I've ever written.)
On tap: Russian Imperial Stout (nitro), Imperial Red, Kentucky Common Rye, Ruination Clone.
Secondary: RedWine (Imperial Red x2)
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Old 04-17-2012, 04:06 PM   #75
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I'd like some but I'm not sure how many. I'm going to be running a bk and holt with 5500w 240v element in each and. rims tube with a 1500w 120v element. can u pm me with suggestions and payment info? thx

 
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Old 04-17-2012, 04:48 PM   #76
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Just ordered one 43 and two 30's. Paul was very helpful piecing together my system. I may go with a 65A system to run two 5500w elements while also running my brewtroller and two chugger pumps. My build thread will be updated when it all comes together. Thanks again Paul.

 
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Old 04-17-2012, 10:47 PM   #77
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I'd like some but I'm not sure how many. I'm going to be running a bk and holt with 5500w 240v element in each and. rims tube with a 1500w 120v element. can u pm me with suggestions and payment info? thx
I haven't done a build yet (Paul's contractors look good sitting on the shelf). I am planning on doing 1 for each element, plus one for the input main. A C30 will work for each 5500w 240vAC, if you are planning larger than a 30AMP concurrent draw, you would need something higher capacity on the main. Dunno on the 1500w/120vAC, should be able to find 15 AMP 120vac relays pretty cheap?
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Old 04-18-2012, 01:43 AM   #78
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Sorry guys if I didnt reply to some of your PMs today, got busy at work. I will reply soon. But for now here are some of the pics I promised. Still not 100% complete on the move from the garage to the basement, but doing the 3rd indoor batch tomorrow.
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Old 04-25-2012, 01:02 AM   #79
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and then I have two that I use to switch my RIMS and my BK elements from 110 to 220.
Can you discuss/show a wiring diagram for this?
Thanks.
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Old 04-25-2012, 03:12 AM   #80
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Can you discuss/show a wiring diagram for this?
Thanks.
Alright, I don't have much time to draw out a wiring diagram this evening, but I'll do my best to describe what I wired up.

First, they are both 110v coils. So I have an On/Off/On switch for each pair. Left on sends power to the left contactor (110v) and right on sends it to the right contactor (220v).

On the input side, I'm only using two of the three contact points. On the two 110v contactors, I bring in and jumper across the neutral for input 2. On the two 220v contactors, I bring in the second hot and jumper across on input 2.

I bring in the other hot from an SSR to input 1 (jumpered across the input sides). The circuit is closed only when the SSR is on, either on the 110v or 220v side.

On the output side I jumper outputs 1 & 2, send to the outlet, and run the ground directly to my post.

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And we also decided to make a Barley Wine this weekend as a starter. (That is probably one of the silliest sentences I've ever written.)
On tap: Russian Imperial Stout (nitro), Imperial Red, Kentucky Common Rye, Ruination Clone.
Secondary: RedWine (Imperial Red x2)
Primary: Chocolate Rye Stout, Utopias Inspired 2nd attempt, Oberon Clone
On Deck: Imperial Red, Kentucky Common. TBD.

 
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