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Postby ukmadstu » Wed Jan 12, 2011 2:31 pm

hi all, i have been lucky enough to be given 4 line chillers for which i have not a clue how to set up. The one that i will more than likely use will be the cornelius maxi 300 as this appears to have 4 in and outs which will do nicely for my 4 cornies. Does anyone have a manual, know what to check for to make sure they are working, idea how to clean them ect. Cant find anything on the web on how to maintain/how they work so at the moment im stuck with my fridge for 2 of my cornies and 2 out of the fridge.

Any help would be appreciated


cheers

stuart
fv 1 - wherry
fv 2 - empty
fv 3 - empty

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corny 2 - coopers stout (ditches)

demi 1 - scrumpy
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Re: cornelius maxi 300

Postby Blackaddler » Wed Jan 12, 2011 6:30 pm

I can't see them on Cornelius website any more, but here are the .pdf files that I've downloaded previously...

Maxi range

Maxi 110

Maxi 210

Maxi 310



Edit: Any problems with these links, please let me know.
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Re: cornelius maxi 300

Postby ukmadstu » Wed Jan 12, 2011 6:37 pm

cheers blackaddler much appreciated


stuart
fv 1 - wherry
fv 2 - empty
fv 3 - empty

corny 1 - coopers mexican
corny 2 - coopers stout (ditches)

demi 1 - scrumpy
demi 2 - rubicon mango cider
demi 3 - empty
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Re: cornelius maxi 300

Postby Blackaddler » Wed Jan 12, 2011 6:49 pm

No probs.

There are a few threads on here about Maxi chillers. They're pretty simple to operate, once you understand how they work.

One point to mention, is that in the maxi manual, under "User Maintenence" on page 5, it reads...

Do not switch the unit off and on within five minutes.
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Re: cornelius maxi 300

Postby hynsey » Mon Dec 05, 2011 11:45 pm

Hi guys,
I've recently got my hands on a Cornelius Maxi 310.

It's got 2 ins, 2 outs on the back, and then two other outlets which point upwards - one of these spouted water when I turned on the unit! :D

you're probably laughing at me, but I'm completely new to this, and am working hard to set up a bar at home, so I appreciate any advise you can give!

I just want to hook up one guinness to the cooler at the moment, so I'm guessing the Guinness goes into IN1, and out OUT1, but I don't know what needs to be done with the two outlets pointing upwards??

Does anyone have a link to the actual Manual for this, and not just the specs as is listed above I think?

Cheers!
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Re: cornelius maxi 300

Postby graemet » Tue Dec 06, 2011 12:03 am

They're outlets for chilling python beer line, for super chilled beer, best bet, small loop of line connecting them, unless you want extra cold beer, then you need some fancy multi pipe beer line.
Fermenting: nothing... panic!

Keg1: empty but no longer leaky

Keg2: Empty :(

Keg3: Empty :(

Keg4: Empty :(

Bottles: Imperial stout
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Re: cornelius maxi 300

Postby Blackaddler » Tue Dec 06, 2011 12:11 am

The 2 outlets pointing upwards are connected to the recirculation pump. You could connect these up to a cooled dispense font, for instance. Otherwise just loop them together.

The others, [IN1 and OUT1 etc] you connect up to your keg/cask and to the method of dispense.
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Re: cornelius maxi 300

Postby froggi » Tue Dec 06, 2011 8:36 am

Hi guys
Was exploring the forum and came across this threas and wondered if you might be able answer a query I have.... This morning while sat here contemplating my navel, I had an idea re a wort chiller for when I move on to AG. Being a true Yorkshireman, I prefer to save money where I can and was concerned re the water bill as we're on a water meter, when cooling the hot wort down to pitching yeast temps. Then I saw this thread and thought about the Maxi 210 I recently got from a seller on evilBay (paid £20 for it and a beer font/tap too - bargain!!!)

Right the question is, if I construct a chilling coil, insert a pair of shut off valves (washing machine type) inline and connect a couple of flexible hose lengths to the outlets on the Maxi after priming the cooling coil (reason for the valves). Start the Maxi up and Hey Presto!!!! A cooler that can serve 2 purposes, chilling the wort as well as cooling my beer>

Any thoughts??
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Re: cornelius maxi 300

Postby Blackaddler » Tue Dec 06, 2011 9:55 am

froggi wrote:Right the question is, if I construct a chilling coil, insert a pair of shut off valves (washing machine type) inline and connect a couple of flexible hose lengths to the outlets on the Maxi after priming the cooling coil (reason for the valves). Start the Maxi up and Hey Presto!!!! A cooler that can serve 2 purposes, chilling the wort as well as cooling my beer>


You can use your chiller for cooling wort, but the wort must be below 40C before you use it.

Check this thread and read through the manual first.
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