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Old 12-04-2012, 07:03 PM   #1
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Does anyone know if SSRs come in standard sizes for mounting on a heatsink?

I am planning on buying an Auber box with predrilled holes, though I think that I'll pick up an SSR on Ebay since they're a lot cheaper.

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Old 12-04-2012, 09:27 PM   #2
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My ebay SSRs fit an Auber heat sink perfectly. It seems to be standard.
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Old 12-04-2012, 09:31 PM   #3
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+1, my auber PID and my ebay PID both have the same setup. one hole is a true hole, the other is a "slot" that will let you slide the pid into place with the screw already in the heat sink. both are the exact same footprint.

Reason: typo

 
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Old 12-05-2012, 04:28 PM   #4
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Keep in mind that the ebay SSR from China might take 3 weeks for delivery. If you are not in a hurry then you can save a few bucks.

 
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Old 12-05-2012, 05:05 PM   #5
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Having built a few control panels I would really recommend going with DIN mount components. It will be much cleaner to build and save you lots of pain in the long run. Open Source Control Systems has one of the best collections of DIN parts that apply to our segment in my opinion. Further I find their prices fair and shipping quick.

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Old 12-05-2012, 08:39 PM   #6
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But if he uses a DIN heatsink a unicorn will die because he doesn't have a 10 pound heatsink attached to the outside of his box!

Might have just doomed my SSR's to smoke LOL.

 
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Old 12-05-2012, 11:58 PM   #7
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Hey brewmastercontrols, what are your thoughts on brewmastercontrols.com?

 
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