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Old 08-07-2012, 03:52 AM   #31
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The control panel is coming along nicely. I had to make a few last minute switch changes, but everything should be good now.


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Old 08-07-2012, 04:06 AM   #32
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Where did you buy your switches? Also could you run through the functionality of all the items on your control panel? Just curious. Great build!!!
Originally all of the switches were purchased from pioneer breaker. I made a few mistakes on switch power ratings and selector choices, so I had to change a few out. I purchased the new switches from Automation Direct. It just happens that Automation Direct's headquarters is about 45min from me. I do have to say that I like the Automation Direct switches better. They are much more user friendly.

The key switch is a 2 way maintained selector controlling the main power
There is a PID for the Hot Liquor Tank, Mash Tun, and Boil Kettle
At the far right is a timer which is hooked up to an alarm, reset, and on/off switch
The green switches are 3 way maintained selector switches connected to the PIDs/Gas Valves (hand.off.auto)
The bottom white switches are 2 way maintained selector switches (on/off) controlling the two chugger pumps

At the bottom of the control panel is all of the power and rtd connections.
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