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Old 12-30-2011, 01:58 AM   #1
cdwiggi
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Hello All,

I am in the middle of planning a a electric brew rig with a Rims attachment and a brain made up of the BCS-460. I have been looking at all the build threads on the subject and have lost an important thread concerning the wiring of the following:

1- BCS-460
2- 4500 watt 240 Volt Heating elements
1- 5500 watt 240 Volt Heating element
2- Pumps

I have found a very similar thread concerning other PIDS but I would like to use he BCS product. Anyone's help in finding he thread or a diagram wiring this simple configuration would be helpful.

Caleb

 
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Old 12-30-2011, 03:33 AM   #2
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I'm building something very similar. Theelectricbrewery.com has been a valuable resource. You could almost copy his panel exactly, but use the BCS instead of the Auber PIDs and you'll need another contactor & ssr.

You are still using temp inputs to control outputs, so the only difference is what they hook up to. The BCS is clearly labeled for the connections you need to make. The fun part will be programming! (for me anyways)

 
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Old 12-30-2011, 06:17 AM   #3
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This thread has a circuit diagram that you may want to see...
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Old 12-30-2011, 01:37 PM   #4
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EarthBound hat is the exact page I am looking for...

THanks

 
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Old 12-30-2011, 11:01 PM   #5
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Glad to help. I stumbled across this thread while I was looking for that thread because I'm using that diagram as a reference, as well.
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Old 12-31-2011, 12:37 AM   #6
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cdwiggi,

I just answered your questions on the referenced thread that EarthBound referenced for you.

P-J

 
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