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Old 12-20-2012, 01:15 AM   #21
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I have a pause/reset toggle switch for my timer, I really like that to keep from playing with the small buttons on my timer. I used an on-off-momentary on switch to have it all in one.
Ahhh, yea i'm guessing that my come in handy. What timer did you use, sestos? I went to your build thread and think I might be interested in doing the same. Do you have a link to where you got it? Why did you go with that one over the Auber timers? The omega timer kal uses is outrageously priced so unfortunately that's not in the cards.

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Old 12-20-2012, 02:59 AM   #22
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More small changes to the diagram and control panel sketch based on the feedback.



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Old 12-20-2012, 03:27 AM   #23
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Ahhh, yea i'm guessing that my come in handy. What timer did you use, sestos? I went to your build thread and think I might be interested in doing the same. Do you have a link to where you got it? Why did you go with that one over the Auber timers? The omega timer kal uses is outrageously priced so unfortunately that's not in the cards.

Corey
I did use a sestos one. Cost was the big reason I got that one instead of the one map used. It also has 4 buttons to change the time like the omega one which I liked. I got it off eBay but I don't remember who from. I got it for around $28 shipped so it was a bit cheaper than the auber one as well

 
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Old 12-20-2012, 06:04 PM   #24
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Any regrets with the sestos? I have been back and forth deciding if I should go with ASL-51 or JSL-71. I think the JSL will look better as it has the red top row and green bottom row that will match the same color scheme as the auber PIDs.

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Old 12-20-2012, 08:11 PM   #25
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I've only been able to use mine once but I haven't had any problems. The directions are terrible though. It took a while to get it set up because I struggled with their Chinese to English translations

 
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Old 12-21-2012, 03:34 AM   #26
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Ok thanks man, I think I'll probably end up sticking with one of the auber timers. Most likely the JSL, but we'll see.
Are you going to be using 2 coolers for your eHERMS? Thats shat i palne to do. if so, have you already installed an element in the cooler and have you taken any specific grounding precautions? I'm unsure exactly what should be different, if anything, with installing a heating element in the bottom of a cooler. I plan to install the element the same way kal did in the side of his stainless kettles.

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Old 12-21-2012, 03:48 AM   #27
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I'm going to get another kettle, the only problem I have is that swmbo won't let me spend too much right now. It'll be a few more months before I can get the rest of my stuff

 
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Old 12-27-2012, 12:54 AM   #28
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Santa delivered lots of good stuff yesterday from brewershardware, bargainfittings, and Morebeer. So much shiny stainless steal!

I'm reviewing my build plans to try and finalize my order for all the control panel parts. I have planned to order the auber enclosure which is 16x12x5.5. I think the height and width are perfect but my worry is about the depth. The PIDs are just under 4" deep and other items have a depth of 2"+ such as the circuit breakers. My question is do I need to get a deeper enclosure or will I be able to stagger things enough to make it work?

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Corey
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Old 12-27-2012, 01:08 AM   #29
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I have seen people on here use 6" deep ones and they said they are tight. I would suggest mapping out where you are going to put each it to make sure that they aren't going to cause a conflict. You may also want to wait until you have most of the parts to actually make sure they won't touch before you get the enclosure, though it may be tough since you are probably buying the pids from auber during the same shipment.

If you can get your terminal blocks behind the pids and put the circuit breakers and taller things behind the switches and lights you might be ok

 
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Old 12-27-2012, 03:48 PM   #30
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Thanks. I think i'll take my chances with the Auber enclosure then. Ebay has a couple enclosures posted right now that are 16x12x8, that are decently priced but would end up being 50$+ more expensive overall.

I have another question about fuses. My plan is a 5 amp inline fuse prior to the Auber PIDs and timer. Would these products from radioshack fit the bill? I plan to have 14 gauge wiring running through the fuse then to the PIDs and timer if that matters.

http://www.radioshack.com/product/in...ductId=2102784
http://www.radioshack.com/product/in...ductId=2103768

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Corey

 
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