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    BruControl: Brewery control & automation software

    I'll add that I've left my heat wraps off since the room temp did a good job bring up the wort temp, so the only other electronic device is the 12v spunding valve solenoids, but I didn't see a correlation with it. I even had this happen when I reached final attenuation and there was no more CO2...
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    BruControl: Brewery control & automation software

    Seemingly when it kicks on. I'm assuming this because the last drops I've had always occured at the peak of my upper temp offset. Doesn't seem to happen at other points along the temp graph. The point at which the pump would kick on is the only pattern. Interestingly though, I haven't had it...
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    BruControl: Brewery control & automation software

    I believe my issue is power related, though I can't find what the actual issue is given the capacitors and such that are part of the 110v to 5v/3.3v stepdowns. And it seems tied to when the pump kicks on, but I wouldn't expect it to cause much of a power drop.. possibly a spike though. I plan...
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    BruControl: Brewery control & automation software

    Oh! @Hannabrew try the above. I forgot that @oakbarn had an issue with devices a few weeks ago and this seemed to be the fix.
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    BruControl: Brewery control & automation software

    My next thought after checking connections would be to replace the resistor if you have any spares on hand. Since you haven't updated BC or the firmware, their versions should be aligned (we are up to firmware v46 now, with an updated BC), so there shouldn't be an issue there. After contacts...
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    BruControl: Brewery control & automation software

    The -197 tells me it's still a bad signal. Is the resistor the same one from before? And you said you still have version of BC as before. Is that the same case for the ESP32? Same as before with same firmware?
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    BruControl: Brewery control & automation software

    Do your probes have end connections (like an audio jack or other plugable device)? Or even a hub that you wired together? If so, it may be worth checking the solder/crimp connections. I had to do that on one probe after putting it away and pulling it out later. A solder connection came loose...
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    BruControl: Brewery control & automation software

    I've had it happen on one controller a few times this week. Looking at my graphs, it has consistently happened when my max high offset temp was reached, indicating it happens around the time my associated glycol pump (24W, I assume 12V 2A) should be kicking on (but not every time of this...
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    BruControl: Brewery control & automation software

    Hopefully that doesn't happen much now. I likely shared enough to indicate that I read the manual; it's just a lot to take in or things get buried (or my blind @$$ misses something I wish I had seen a while ago). Seriously, I want a refund on my glasses and contacts. Or maybe I shouldn't sample...
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    BruControl: Brewery control & automation software

    Thanks! Still good to see. This method has worked well. I have it start a timer and wait for the connection to come back. If it doesn't come back after a minute, it sets the alarm series. If the connection comes back, then the timer stops and reset. I still can't believe I've missed seeing...
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    BruControl: Brewery control & automation software

    No battery terminal, unfortunately. Just 110v AC or 12–24v DC (and UART pins for upload). Nice on the Feather. I considered it first when I got BC, but the performance of the ESP32 gave me ideas for other projects, so it became my default MCU. I've been meaning to play with the power-on...
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    BruControl: Brewery control & automation software

    If so, it didn't effect the other unit. Both run off the same power strip. Checking the interface logs and other BC events around the time of the last freeze, I don't see anything out of the ordinary, so it does feel somehow hardware/power related. I note my keezer and glycol chiller are on the...
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    BruControl: Brewery control & automation software

    Yeah, the board was unresponsive and seemingly not functional. No device updated on BC, and the board wasn't showing on WiFi. I just unplugged and plugged it back in, then it worked. My other fermenter's control board did the same last night, but my script alerted me, and I quickly resolved it...
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    BruControl: Brewery control & automation software

    Hysteresis for those. But I have a script that watches my Tilt average and will set temp and pressure targets based on % of expected attenuation.
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    BruControl: Brewery control & automation software

    So my above idea worked out. I have a jumper between two pins, with one being Digital Out (DO) and the other Digital In (DI). I have a first script that flips DO on/off (depending on current state), then it waits 3 seconds. If DI != DO, then it starts a timer and waits for DI == DO. Otherwise...
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