Multiple fermentation chamber controller

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Re: Multiple fermentation chamber controller

Post by alexlark » Sat Aug 26, 2017 8:31 am

WA, you'd never believe how many times you can check what temp your beer is in 1 day :lol:

Here are screen shots of the current version, there is no chart as I haven't got anything fermenting:
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Re: Multiple fermentation chamber controller

Post by alexlark » Sat Aug 26, 2017 8:31 am

:mrgreen:
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Re: Multiple fermentation chamber controller

Post by thickodicko » Sat Aug 26, 2017 9:32 am

Thanks Alex! Exactly what I was looking for. Nice one

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Re: Multiple fermentation chamber controller

Post by alexlark » Sat Aug 26, 2017 1:28 pm

No problem. I've just kicked off a new brew so here is the chart, the colours for the lines on the chart are configurable too.
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Re: Multiple fermentation chamber controller

Post by chris246810 » Tue Sep 05, 2017 10:55 am

Got round to getting this set up last night. Really easy to do and had no issues at all, took around 2 and a half hours in total to install and setup 3 controllers. Considering getting a pi screen mounted so I have a permanent visual display of all my temperatures.

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Re: Multiple fermentation chamber controller

Post by alexlark » Tue Sep 05, 2017 12:56 pm

Welcome to the club! The automated setup really makes it easy.

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Re: Multiple fermentation chamber controller

Post by simpleton » Sat Feb 03, 2018 8:13 pm

alexlark wrote:
Wed Aug 23, 2017 6:10 pm
I use Fermentrack. Once you have installed Raspbian on a Pi you only need to run 1 command to install Fermentrack. The setup is then completely automated, you can even flash the ESP from within Fermentrack.

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Sorry to drag up an old post, but where did you get this box from? I need to rehome my brewpi and was looking into the Fermentrack and came across this post. That box looks ideal. Have you glued the boards down to the box? I can see screws and glue.

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Re: Multiple fermentation chamber controller

Post by alexlark » Sun Feb 04, 2018 11:54 am

I had the box from TLC Electrical. Had to cut the LCD hole myself. I added the cable glands too.

I used PC screws where I could and hot glue. The LCD is hot glued in place as well.

I tried to keep high voltage in the bottom right corner and low voltage to the left.

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Re: Multiple fermentation chamber controller

Post by simpleton » Sun Feb 04, 2018 5:14 pm

Cheers will order one. What is the yellow board on the right for?

Got fermentrack set up last night. It's real nice. Defo a much nicer interface than brewpi.

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Re: Multiple fermentation chamber controller

Post by alexlark » Sun Feb 04, 2018 8:14 pm

That's the power supply. It's 5V 2A. I came across them on ebay, they are good quality and VERY cheap! http://ebay.co.uk/itm/New-AC-DC-5V-2A-S ... 2893964095

I agree, and setting up Fermentrack is SO much easier than BrewPi. That automated script does it all.


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Re: Multiple fermentation chamber controller

Post by simpleton » Mon Feb 05, 2018 10:08 am

Thought so. It's a neater solution than mine with 2 power supplies for the different circuits. Will order one. Means I can also power the fridge fan from the box and mount a speed controller on the front. A nice and neatly contained solution. Cheers

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