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Old 11-07-2012, 02:25 PM   #31
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If so, what type probe is it? Does the display show any error codes?
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Old 11-07-2012, 02:27 PM   #32
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right the PID terminals in the diagram are not the same as the actual PID. Here is the diagram from the PID manual. 1 and 2 are power. 6 and 7 are SSR. 7, 8 and 9 are RTD probe. Sorry for all the confusion
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Old 11-07-2012, 02:29 PM   #33
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I can't tell, but is your temp probe connected?
yea, the connectors for the probe are on the back. The probe is a Liquid tight PT100 RTD temperature sensor. No errors on the PID. Temp reads fine.

 
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Old 11-07-2012, 02:40 PM   #34
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What does the DC voltage measure at pins 6 & 7 on the pid? Are you sure the polarity of these match the polarity of the ssr input? If that's not it, I'm going back to a bad SSR.

 
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Old 11-07-2012, 02:47 PM   #35
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Here is a pic of the SSR. It came from kegkits and didn't include a manual. I have the power going in to 1 and 2 goes to the element.
This is Tom from kegkits.

Because the load is AC, the hookup direction to the load side does not matter. Like all SSRs, the control voltage polarity does matter & the two terminals are marked + and -.

And BTW, all ACV, zero switching SSRs are wired the same way.

 
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Old 11-07-2012, 03:39 PM   #36
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The diagram in post #28 appears to show the hot line running thru the SSR first, then to the terminal block. Is that how it is wired?

Hot 1 & Hot 2 need to go the terminal block first, then distributed from there to different points such as the PID and SSR.

Or am I reading the diagram wrong?
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Old 11-07-2012, 03:44 PM   #37
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Hi Tom,

I'll check the polarity of the PID control when I get home from work. Hopefully that's all it is.

 
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Old 11-07-2012, 03:46 PM   #38
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The diagram in post #28 appears to show the hot line running thru the SSR first, then to the terminal block. Is that how it is wired?

Hot & nuetral need to go the terminal block first, then distributed from there to different points such as the PID and SSR.

Or am I reading the diagram wrong?
The cord goes from the wall outlet directly to the terminal block. Everything is connected from there

 
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Old 11-07-2012, 04:00 PM   #39
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The cord goes from the wall outlet directly to the terminal block. Everything is connected from there
Ok, I just can't see where the 2 power lines to your PID are coming from - I see the one small red wire coming off the main white, but don't see the other power line coming off the main black.

These guys know more than I do tho, I'm sure you'll get it figured out.
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Old 11-07-2012, 04:11 PM   #40
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Here is what I would do. MAKE SURE POWER IS UNPLUGGED, then hook the cord connections right to the heating element. Plug back in. If element heats it is working, if it doesnt, it isnt. Check for voltage going to element, to check if it threw a breaker. This will eliminate the element as a variable.

 
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