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Title: info? or a little help
Post by: dannyj621 on January 05, 2010, 05:33:37 PM
does anyone have the ability to help me turn my mini fridges into possibly temperature controlled environments?
Title: Re: info? or a little help
Post by: bluesman on January 05, 2010, 05:36:29 PM
I use a digital temerature controller made by Johnson Controls.

Here's the link.

http://www.northernbrewer.com/brewing/brewing-equipment/fermenting-equipment/fermentation-temperature-control/johnson-controls-a419-digital-temp-controller.html
Title: Re: info? or a little help
Post by: babalu87 on January 05, 2010, 07:50:42 PM
Love controller
Title: Re: info? or a little help
Post by: dannyj621 on January 05, 2010, 08:22:56 PM
thats amazing thank you so much
Title: Re: info? or a little help
Post by: ndcube on January 05, 2010, 08:48:13 PM
Love controller

+1

I've been using mine for a couple months now.  I love it (no pun intended, really).
Title: Re: info? or a little help
Post by: Thirsty_Monk on January 06, 2010, 12:40:44 AM
Ranco Contreoler
Ranco ETC-111000-000 Digital Temperature Controller (Single stage)
http://www.rancoetc.com/ranco-etc111000000-digital-temperature-controller-p-86.html
(http://www.rancoetc.com/images/etc_controllers/etc_nema1.jpg)
You would have to wire it.
Title: Re: info? or a little help
Post by: rabid_dingo on January 11, 2010, 02:45:59 PM
I have two friends that built an insulated enclosure and used a fridge to cool the enclosure. A very simplified
description is they build a walk-in cooler with a door and a hole. The hole is an exact match to a fridge. the
fridge has its door removed and the unit cools the entire cooler. No reason why you could not to the same
but scale it down...use a dorm fridge to cool a box the same way...
Title: Re: info? or a little help
Post by: Beertracker on January 11, 2010, 05:26:02 PM
Go Ranco!  :)
Title: Re: info? or a little help
Post by: dhacker on January 12, 2010, 01:23:01 AM
Go Johnson!  :)