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Electric control panel
« on: June 19, 2012, 02:21:59 PM »
I have been building an all electric brewery, and at this stage the control cabinet is wired up, so I thought I would give people a peek at what it looks like http://youtu.be/42LIz4KQQYM

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Re: Electric control panel
« Reply #1 on: June 19, 2012, 02:55:43 PM »
I like what you have done. i have an electric kettle (not an entire brewery) i have thought of adding temp controls, automation etc, but so far since i do small batches in a 4gallon kettle i have only needed a 1500 watt element. i don't even need any pwm, ssr, temp control etc. only control is the plug.  it boils well but not so vigorous that i need to limit it.  when i first built it i had spent a lot of time planning the electronics, now i am not sure i will add any.   
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Re: Electric control panel
« Reply #2 on: June 20, 2012, 04:56:39 PM »
I like blinky.
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Re: Electric control panel
« Reply #3 on: June 21, 2012, 08:12:18 AM »
Nice setup.  It reminds of all the stuff I learned in electronics tech school and have long since forgotten.   :-\

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Re: Electric control panel
« Reply #4 on: July 11, 2012, 05:50:37 PM »
I have come across a slight issue with the SESTOS temp PID's. From the documentation provided it is not clear on how the alarms are setup. Has anyone had luck in configuring the alarms?
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Re: Electric control panel
« Reply #5 on: August 06, 2012, 09:45:02 AM »
I like the brewery schematics on the front. Did you have to send it somewhere to get that done?
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Re: Electric control panel
« Reply #6 on: August 06, 2012, 10:18:37 AM »
Very well thought out! I like the schamatics on the box and seperated switches. Extremely cool!
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Re: Electric control panel
« Reply #7 on: November 02, 2012, 07:28:54 PM »
excellent piece of equipment you got there
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Re: Electric control panel
« Reply #8 on: November 03, 2012, 06:04:20 AM »
I am always incredibly impressed with projects like this.  Well done!
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Re: Electric control panel
« Reply #9 on: November 12, 2012, 04:11:06 PM »
Very inspiring!  The pump tidbit is a great find, thank you.

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Re: Electric control panel
« Reply #10 on: November 12, 2012, 05:20:15 PM »
That is such a nice build. Professional, clean and just plain sexy. Kudos for sure!
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Re: Electric control panel
« Reply #11 on: November 14, 2012, 06:36:53 PM »
i watched your videos its even more epic then the pictures to see it actually work
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Re: Electric control panel
« Reply #12 on: March 03, 2013, 08:36:49 PM »
Very Cool, Did you make any more progress on the brewery? id love an update.
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