Ranco ETC-111000 Digital Temp Controller + Ranco vs Inkbird

RANCO ETC-111000 Digital Cold Temperature Control New

Ranco ETC (Electronic Temperature Controller) model 111000.  Single stage digital temp controller,

  • Use as an overriding thermostat to control your compatible kegerator chest freezer, refrigerator or fermentation chamber.  I believe this is an unwired unit.  If that’s the case, you need to manually wire it yourself.
  • Why would you choose this over something like the Inkbird Dual Stage Temp Controller?  The Ranco is generally more expensive and offers fewer features when compared to the ITC-308.  In my opinion, the advantage that the Ranco does have is ruggedness.  These are built for commercial applications.  This question in my mind is… do you need a rugged commercial quality unit?  If yes, then this is a controller you may want to look at.
  • What are others saying?  Search this product’s Amazon reviews for “kegerator”  AND  “brew” – may include reviews for other sizes or variations

RANCO ETC-111000 Digital Cold Temperature Control NEW – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link

Also Consider: Inkbird Dual Stage Temp Controller | Inkbird Temperature Controller Deals and Reviews!

Resource PagesYeast Starters & Fermentation | Kegerator Tips & Gear

Inkbird ITC-308 – Dual Stage Digital Temperature Controller | Review | Inkbird Deals

Make sure the components you use are compatible and rated for your intended application.  Contact manufacturer with questions about suitability or a specific application.  Always read and follow manufacturer directions.


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