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Reader Tip: ITC-1000 Dual Stage Temperature Controller – $14.24… Shipped

Thanks to Twitter Follower John – @jmaysnc for this tip!  Connect with HBF on Twitter - Here

This is an update to a post we did yesterday on the ITC-1000 dual stage temperature controller.  John found a similar model for a bit less that includes shipping.  See the ITC-1000F link below and the note regarding shipping speed and other available sources.

Inkbird All-Purpose Digital Temperature Controller Fahrenheit &Centigrade Thermostat w Sensor 2 Relays

The STC-1000 is a very popular homebrewing temperature controller.  One caveat of the STC-1000 (for some) is that the vast majority (maybe all?) display in Celsius only.  Yes you can do some firmware re-flashing and such things, but as far as off the shelf units, the vast majority read in Celsius.  Some may point to this offering.  It does indeed read in deg F, however, it appears to be the single stage version.

Enter the Inkbird ITC-1000… It’s 110 V, Dual Stage (can control both heating and cooling output), has an alarm to indicate sensor failure or high temperature and… it displays in Fahrenheit… finally!  It’s also said to be more user friendly than the STC-1000.

The STC-1000 was already a great controller, arguably the best value in temperature controllers.  These improvements seem to make a great thing even better.

After seeing my post on this yesterday, John pointed out that the ITC-1000F is available via eBay for $14.24… including shipping.  Caveat: These ship directly from Asia.  If you’re in a hurry you may be better off with one of the Amazon offerings below.

NEW 110V Digital ITC-1000F Temperature Controller C/F Fahrenheit With NTC Sensor – $14.24 + Free Shipping

Also Available via Amazon…

Inkbird All-Purpose Digital Temperature Controller Fahrenheit &Centigrade Thermostat w Sensor 2 Relays

In addition to the ITC-1000, an ITC-2000 model is available.  That adds the ability to set both high and low temperature alarms…

Inkbird Relay &Temp Alarm Output Digital Temperature Controller Degree F &C Thermostat w Sensor

Pinned: Inkbird Temp Controller · Free Scale · $35 Pin Lock · Thermapen Open Box Sale!

Recent Great Deals:

ITC-1000 – Upgraded STC1000 Dual Stage Temperature Controller (with Fahrenheit!) – $15.99

Inkbird All-Purpose Digital Temperature Controller Fahrenheit &Centigrade Thermostat w Sensor 2 Relays

The STC-1000 is a very popular homebrewing temperature controller.  One caveat of the STC-1000 (for some) is that the vast majority (maybe all?) display in Celsius only.  Yes you can do some firmware re-flashing and such things, but as far as off the shelf units, the vast majority read in Celsius.  Some may point to this offering.  It does indeed read in deg F, however, it appears to be the single stage version.

Enter the Inkbird ITC-1000… It’s 110 V, Dual Stage (can control both heating and cooling output), has an alarm to indicate sensor failure or high temperature and… it displays in Fahrenheit… finally!  It’s also said to be more user friendly than the STC-1000.  In addition to the ITC-1000, an ITC-2000 model is available.  That adds the ability to set both high and low temperature alarms.

The STC-1000 was already a great controller, arguably the best value in temperature controllers.  These improvements seem to make a great thing even better.

1/29/15 7:30 PM Central: These are both selling for $15.99.  Shipping is free with Prime or a qualifying $35 order.  Check the product pages for up to the minute price and availability.

Inkbird All-Purpose Digital Temperature Controller Fahrenheit &Centigrade Thermostat w Sensor 2 Relays

Inkbird Relay &Temp Alarm Output Digital Temperature Controller Degree F &C Thermostat w Sensor

Pinned: Inkbird Temp Controller · Free Scale · $35 Pin Lock · Thermapen Open Box Sale!

Recent Amazon Finds:

Stainless Faucet – $28.99 + 20% Off Keg and Carboy Washer

Faucet - Completely Stainless D1207

Product Description - Here - Use coupon code BEERDEAL to get this discount.

Availability: This is a More Beer Deal of the Day. Quantities are limited. Check the Deal of the Day section Here - to see if this is still available.

Faucet – Completely Stainless D1207 - $28.99 + Free Shipping with $59 Order

MoreBeer’s website accepts multiple coupon codes.  That means this bundles with…

Keg & Carboy Washer KEG300

MoreBeer is discounting Mark’s Keg & Carboy Washer by a whopping 20% when you use coupon code HBFCLEANER20.  To sweeten the deal… Shipping is free.  This is a great deal!

I own and use this cleaner and I love it.  It works great on a variety of equipment including kegs, buckets, carboys, tubing, small parts and pieces and Speidel Fermenters.  Check out my hands on review.

This is a great deal on a great piece of equipment.

Keg & Carboy Washer KEG300 - $79.99 + Free Shipping – Use Promo Code HBFCLEANER20

Pinned: Inkbird Temp Controller · Free Scale · $35 Pin Lock · Thermapen Open Box Sale!

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Reader Tip: Raspberry Pi (for temp control and automation) – $38.99

Thanks to Twitter Follower @RockfordWhite for this tip!  Connect with HBF on Twitter - Here

Raspberry Pi Model B+ Basic Starter Kit

Raspberry Pi Model B+ Basic Starter Kit from Vilros.  Includes Raspberry Pi Model B+, Enclosure and Wireless Wi-Fi Adapter.

This can be used to put together a temperature controller or for brew system automation and control.  Or (via HBF Reader Chris) use this in conjunction with Raspberry Pints to display a digital tap list with or without flow meters to track pints served and beer remaining.  Got a great homebrewing related Raspberry Pi Project?  We’d love to share the details with your fellow homebrewers.  Email us the deets.

1/28/15 11:20 AM Central: This is selling for $38.99.  Shipping is free.  Check the product page for up to the minute price and availability.

Raspberry Pi Model B+ Basic Starter Kit

Pinned: Inkbird Temp Controller · Free Scale · $35 Pin Lock · Thermapen Open Box Sale!

Recent Amazon Finds:

Two Ball Lock Keg Deals

4 PACK 5 GALLON BALLOCK KEGS

#1: Pack of four used ball lock kegs for $199.99 + $59.99 shipping.  That figures to $259.98 total or right at $65 per keg shipped.  Available in the continental US.  via eBay.  Check it out – Here

New 5 Gallon Corny Keg Ball Lock

#2: Brand new NSF Certified Ball Lock Kegs for $75 each.  These are 1: New, 2: NSF Certified, 3: Ball Lock 4: 5 Gallon Capacity and 5: Have double rubber handles.  Typically double rubber handle kegs cost more compared to single strap handle kegs.  In all, these are marked down about $45.  These are a great deal!  I have one.  Check out my First Looks post.

AIH New 5 Gallon Corny Keg Ball Lock – $75

Pinned: Inkbird Temp Controller · Free Scale · $35 Pin Lock · Thermapen Open Box Sale!

Recent Great Deals:

Replacement Keg Lids – $14.99 – Back in Stock

Replacement Homebrew Keg Lids

Replacement Keg Lids via RiteBrew.  Includes Pressure Relief Valve/PRV and O-Ring.  I noticed these become available again earlier today.

843331 – Replacement Keg Lid - $14.99

Pinned: Inkbird Temp Controller · Free Scale · $35 Pin Lock · Thermapen Open Box Sale!

Recent RiteBrew Finds:

RiteBrew Picks:

5 Gallon Used Pin Lock Kegs… $34.99

5 Gallon Cornelius Keg Pin Lock Used (Coke)

AIH has used Pin Lock Style Kegs on sale for $34.99.  These are pressure tested and guaranteed to hold pressure.  22-24″ Tall, 9″ Wide.  Satisfaction Guaranteed.  All new o-rings are included.

Features:

  • 22-24″ Tall
  • 9″ Wide
  • No Major Dents
  • Pressure Tested
  • Heavy Duty SS Kegs
  • 2 and 3 Prong Posts to Avoid Mistakes
  • New O-rings (keep reading)

5 Gallon Cornelius Keg Pin Lock Used - $34.99

Also Consider: All Current Sale Items

Pinned: Inkbird Temp Controller · Free Scale · $35 Pin Lock · Thermapen Open Box Sale!

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