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Offline storm_ipa

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temp controller
« on: February 07, 2012, 07:36:34 AM »
im building a temp controller i found in the jan/feb issue of BYO magazine. has anyone built this? i'm having osome trouble finding the unit. or if anyone has used a different controller i could use a little advice on which temp unit to get.
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Re: temp controller
« Reply #1 on: February 07, 2012, 08:37:07 AM »
http://www.homebrewersassociation.org/forum/index.php?topic=2686.0
Try this link on how to do it yourself.  I bought the ranco controllers online (ebay or amazon)

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Re: temp controller
« Reply #2 on: February 13, 2012, 05:44:16 AM »
I have 5 controllers I have been using for many years. From my experience, the Johnson brand
digital controller is a better unit. When I do a calibration (150 F), the Johnson units have been
more accurate. My Ranco units have always been at least 2 degrees or more off. I just write the
comp amount right on the controller. The Johnson units are also much faster reacting to temp
changes; I like that.
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