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Update: Inkbird ITC-1000 Dual Stage Temperature Controller… now $14.84… Shipped

Inkbird 110V All-Purpose Digital Temperature Controller Fahrenheit & Centigrade Thermostat + 2 Relays

ITC-1000 Dual Stage Digital Temperature Controller from Inkbird.  Similar to the very popular STC-1000 temperature controller with the exception of… the ITC-1000 displays in both Fahrenheit and Celsius.

  • Temperature Calibrating, Refrigerating control output delay protection
  • Fahrenheit and Celsius Display Can Be Chosen
  • Control the Temperature by Setting the Temperature Set Value and the Difference Value
  • Alarm When Temperature Exceeds the Limit or When Sensor Error
  • 2 Relays, Switch Between Cooling and Heating Modes

Dual Stage means you can control both a heating and cooling device to dial in fermentation temperatures.  This could also be used to control kegerator temperatures.

3/30/15 3:50 PM Central:  This is selling for $16.49.  That’s a bargain for a two stage digital temperature controller.  Apply coupon code 3EPD7NRR and the price drops to… $14.84.  Update: It’s now shipping for free.  Check the product page for up to the minute price and availability.

Inkbird 110V All-Purpose Digital Temperature Controller Fahrenheit & Centigrade Thermostat + 2 Relays Sensor

Related: ITC-1000 PDF Manual

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Recent Amazon Finds:

Hard to Find – East Coast Yeast – 5 New Strains Back in Stock – Includes Dirty Dozen Brett Blend

East Coast Yeast

East Coast Yeast‘s Mission is: “To provide new, fresh, liquid cultures for your special brewing projects. Specializing in artisanal yeast blends and pure yeast strains long forgotten.”

East Coast Yeast is… is difficult to find in stock.  That’s a testament to ECY’s popularity.

5 additional strains have come into stock at love2brew.  Newly available stains include ECY07 Scottish Heavy, ECY05 Brett Buxellensis, ECY13 Belgian Abbaye II and ECY34 Dirty Dozen Brett Blend.

Those combine with four strains that were already in stock ECY04 Brett Anomala,  Old Newark Ale ECY10, Kellerbier ECY28, Burton Union ECY17 and Belgian White ECY11

Check them out – Here –  Available strains will show up first.

Also Consider: Omega Yeast OYL-052 DIPA - Alchemist Heady Topper Conan Strain?

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Recent Great Deals:

10 Cu Ft Deep Freeze – $259.99 (Save $140) @ Best Buy + Tips and Gear for your Kegerator

FRF1050 Deep Freeze

Best Buy has Igloo’s 10 Cubic Foot Chest Freezer (model FRF1050) marked down $140 to $259.99.  That’s a 35% savings.  In store pickup at your local Best Buy is free.

10 Cu ft capacity, Vinyl Wire Basket, Temperature Control Dial, Defrost/Cleaning Drain.  Two exterior indicator lights (one indicates power to the device, the other lets you know when the freezer is actively cooling).

At 10 Cubic Feet this would make a very nice sized kegerator or fermentation deep freeze.

Check it out – Here

Related:

Inkbird 110V All-Purpose Digital Temperature Controller Fahrenheit & Centigrade Thermostat + 2 Relays Inkbird ITC-1000 Dual Stage Temperature Controller

Tips and Gear for Your Kegerator:

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Recent Great Deals:

14 Gallon Stainless Conical – $835 (Save $160)

14 Gallon MoreBeer Conical Fermenter

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.

Features:

  • 304 Stainless Steel
  • Commercial-quality gasket made from durable, food-grade silicone
  • Low profile stand design
  • 1.5 inch butterfly valve
  • Threadless racking arm with position indicator
  • Professional sanitary sample and transfer valve
  • Cone removes from stand for easy cleaning
  • Domed lid with 3 inch clover fitting at the top
  • Sturdy lid clamp allowing for 5 PSI of pressure (with addition of CO2 Adapter package)
  • Includes stopper and airlock
  • Ability to add options, like leg extensions, wheels, blow off, and more! (keep reading)

14 Gallon Conical Fermenter CON112 – $835 Shipped

Also Consider: All Sale and Clearance Items

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Recent More Beer Finds:

Reader Project and Photos: 3D Printed Stir Plate

Thanks to HBF Reader Andy for details on this build!  There are 8 Ways to Connect with HBF

3D Printed Stir Plate

Andy put together a stir plate using the HBF Magnet Mounting Thingy, The AC Infinity AI-120SCX Speed Control Fan Kit and 1/2″ by 1/8″ Neodymimum Rare Earth Magnets.

3D Printed Stir Plate

Check out the build on Andy’s Blog.

Also… stay tuned, I’m putting final touches on the design files for a complete 3D printed stir plate using this fan.

The AC Infinity AI-120SCX has a great feature set for putting together a stir plate.  It’s large, already wired for AC and has a speed control.  I’m also looking for a traditional (non 3D printed) build using this fan.  If you’ve done something, let me know.

BYKES 10 Neodymium Super Strong Extremly Powerful Rare Earth Refrigerator Magnets 1/2 x 1/8 Inch Disc N48

SEOH Magnetic Stir Bar Plain PTFE 6 x 25mm New

XYZprinting Da Vinci 1.0 3D Printer

Stir Plate Magnet Mounting-Thingy STL files on thingiverse

HBF Magnet Mounting Thingy now available for purchase on Shapeways

Also Consider:

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Recent Great Deals:

Ends Soon: $20 Off Ohmbrew Automations Fermostat – Dual Stage Temp Controller

Fermostat Ohmbrew Automations

The Fermostat from Ohmbrew Automations is a dual stage temperature controller.  That means it can control both a heating and a cooling source to really dial in temperature.  The Fermostat allows you to program set fermentation profiles and also has the ability to log temperature data.

Features:

  • A dual-stage programmable thermostat to control your fermentation chamber.
  • Create and share the perfect automated temperature profile for fermenting your beer.
  • Automate slow temperature shifts between ferment, diacetyl rest, cold crash or lager temps without shocking the yeast.
  • Micro SD Card allows for external program creation and data logging (card not included).
  • Includes Temperature Probe, 1 input power cord, 2 output power cords.
  • Available in 120V or 240V variants.
  • Capable of up to 10 Amps nominal current per output.

Video overview of the Fermostat…

Use Promo Code CANDH_0315 to get $20 Off the Fermostat

Check it out – Here

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Recent Great Deals:

StirStarter Stir Plate – $39.99

841256-2

I’ve used the StirStarter for years and it has worked very well for me.  I can wholeheartedly recommend it to you.  RiteBrew’s offering is the lowest price I’m aware of.

841256 StirStarter Stir Plate – $39.99

Also Consider:

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