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Old 02-14-2013, 11:26 PM   #11
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Any update on your build?


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Old 05-01-2013, 10:46 AM   #12
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Sorry for the long delay in being back, winter-newborn-job...

Hopefully I'm retaking control of some spare time and making some progress in my new CP build.

@ryane: same doubts here, still not sure how to better fit touchscreen and cover panel. Taking a look around on other projects. Did you find a suitable solution yet
@Ruprect: it surely should be, if I ever finish it!
@cat007: currently starting to test the wirings among DX1, switches, relays and valves. Placing items on DIN rails too. Still have to see the light at the end of the tunnel.


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Old 05-07-2013, 07:32 PM   #13
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Some fast updates about the CP build.

Sent to the ponoko service the .eps files for having cut the 3mm black acrylic CP front panel, in which should fit the Brewtroller lcd, the touchscreen above shown, the encoder, the valves/pumps/burners switches, the main power switch and the alarm buzzer.

Here is how the acrylic panel should be cut by ponoko



As asked by ryane, I have some doubts on how to place and retain the touchscreen in its window on the CP. I've decided to try with a "sandwich" approach, with a full frame over it on the front side and other smaller frames on the internal side for the corners and the area sorrounding the screws' holes.
Circular holders in two different sizes and a few LCD faceplates find also place on this 3mm transparent acrylic cuts.

Shorter to show than to explain



If of any help, these are the original .eps files:

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More updates soon.

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Old 05-25-2013, 09:53 AM   #14
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A little step beyond, the cp cover, cut from an acrylic 3mm sheet by the ponoko service

some images just to show what I've received













Since the text labels were masked, I've tried to spray paint in white. Not full satisfied with the result, can do better next time.



a switch put in place, just to see if it fits well.

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Old 05-30-2013, 08:33 PM   #15
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Brief update, testing if the touchpanel and lcd fit properly in their place.

Quite satisfied, good starting point.



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Old 05-31-2013, 11:56 AM   #16
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Speechless . . .
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Very nice!
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Have you completed this yet?
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Old 06-18-2013, 12:59 PM   #19
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I've Had Success/Cheap w/ Ebay For Steel & S/S Enclosure Cabinets, Hoffman
Make Sure They Come w/Backplane or If You Have Some Plexiglass or Lexan Works Very Good, If You Want a
Color Backplane Then Spray Paint The Backside Of Lexan.
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Whats going on with this? I really would like to know more details about your touchscreen interface.


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