Using 2 Johnson Controls Temp Controllers - Home Brew Forums
Register Now For Free!

Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Beginners Beer Brewing Forum > Using 2 Johnson Controls Temp Controllers

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 09-22-2012, 01:30 AM   #1
anico4704
Recipes 
 
Aug 2012
Appleton, WI
Posts: 232
Liked 3 Times on 3 Posts



Hello,
I was wondering if using 2 Johnson Controls temp controllers at the same time would produce the same results if setup properly as a 2 stage temp controller. I was going to plug 1 into a heating source and the other into the chest freezer. For whatever reason I went with a single stage controller so now with fall approaching I have the problem of some days being too hot, and some days being to cold.

Thanks!

 
Reply With Quote
Old 09-22-2012, 01:37 AM   #2
menerdari
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Recipes 
 
Sep 2012
, Ohio
Posts: 667
Liked 69 Times on 60 Posts


just make sure to leave a gap of about 5 deg, between settings so you don't have them fighting each other.

 
Reply With Quote
Old 09-22-2012, 01:44 AM   #3
porcupine73
Recipes 
 
Aug 2012
Fort Meade
Posts: 813
Liked 47 Times on 43 Posts


Yes, and compare the probe readings to make sure they agree, i.e. that one doesn't read 74F while the other reads 72F for example, to make sure the overlap is sufficient.

 
Reply With Quote
Reply
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Johnson controls question... klay23 Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 15 01-28-2012 12:25 PM
Johnson Temp. Control dest149 Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 14 10-25-2011 12:49 AM
Temp Controllers for Lager Fridges smata67 Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 2 07-09-2010 02:23 AM
No Temp Controls - Options? cyclonebeer Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 2 11-19-2008 01:35 AM
Temp Controllers memphomaniac Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 17 08-22-2008 03:34 AM


Forum Jump