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Poniie Digital Pre-Wired, Two Stage Temp Controller… $25.99 + Free Shipping

Poniie TC-15A Digital Temperature Controller 2-Stage Outlet Thermostat Heating & Cooling Mode for Greenhouse, Terrarium, Brewing and Fermentation (110V 15A)

Poniie TC-15A Digital Temperature Controller 2-Stage Outlet Thermostat Heating & Cooling Mode for Greenhouse, Terrarium, Brewing and Fermentation (110V 15A)

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  • CONVENIENT DESIGN: Pre-wired plug and play design, easy to program, high accuracy waterproof sensor, support °C/°F display
  • DUAL RELAY OUTPUT: Be able to connect with heating and cooling loads at the same time with control range (-40~210℉)
  • DUAL DISPLAY WINDOW: Be able to display measured temperature and set centering temperature at the same time
  • CALIBRATION & PROTECTION: Be able to calibrate temperature and set delay to protect your refrigerator from cycling too fast

 

Dual stage means that this can control both a heating and cooling device.  Alternatively, it can control a heating or a cooling device.

7/16/20 8 AM Central: This has dropped to $25.99.  Shipping is also free to many US addresses. Prices, shipping and availability can change quickly. Please note that product prices and availability are subject to change. Prices and availability were accurate at the time this post was published; however, they may differ from those you see when you visit Amazon. Check the product page for current price, description and availability.

Poniie TC-15A Digital Temperature Controller 2-Stage Outlet Thermostat Heating & Cooling Mode for Greenhouse, Terrarium, Brewing and Fermentation (110V 15A) – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link

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

MoreBeer’s FermWrap Fermentation Heater – $19.99, Limited Availability + free ship eligible

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FermWrap Fermentation Heater from MoreBeer

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Keep your yeast happy and your ferment warm during those cold winter months with this flexible heater wrap! Unlike those old heater belts, the FermWrap covers a wide area of your carboy or fermentation vessel, promoting an even heat distribution (11″ tall x 25″ wide.). Using tape to adhere, the FermWrap can be attached directly to your fermenter, or can be used to heat the space in a box (or refrigerator) that the fermenter is in. Depending on your configuration and insulation, you can increase the temperature of your ferment from 5-20 degrees Fahrenheit. This differential can be increased by using our carboy bag to insulate a carboy (this has been tested). To decrease the temperature differential, stick only a portion of the FermWrap to the fermenter.

With 40 watts of heat spread over almost two square feet it provides gentle even heating. Draws 40 watts. 115V.

For more precise results, we recommend a temp controller and carboy thermowell for the ultimate in fermentation temperature control. Or for the best control, use the dual stage control and carboy thermowell, as well as a refrigerator, to control both the high and low temps.


 

Limited Availability Deal of the Day: As of this posting, this is marked down to $19.99 as a MoreBeer Deal of the DayShipping is also free to addresses in the contiguous US with most $59 Orders. Availability: This is available today only, while supplies last. Quantities are limited. Check the MoreBeer’s Deal of the Day to check today’s offering.

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The FermWrap Heater FE650

Related: Maintaining Fermentation Temps in Colder Weather

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

MoreBeer Deal of the Day: ITC-308 Digital Dual Stage Temperature Controller – $32.99, Limited Availability

Inkbird digital dual stage temp controller via MoreBeer.  Dual stage means that the Itc-308 can control both a heating and cooling device.  Alternatively, it can control a heating or a cooling device.  This controller displays in Fahrenheit and Centigrade.  Dual Display shows both measured and set temperature.

Use to control fermentation or kegerator temperatures. This is a great controller.  Check out my [Hands on Review]

Limited Availability Deal of the Day: As of this posting, this is marked down to $32.99 as a MoreBeer Deal of the DayShipping is also free to addresses in the contiguous US with most $59 Orders. Availability: This is available today only, while supplies last. Quantities are limited. Check the MoreBeer’s Deal of the Day to check today’s offering.

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

Inkbird Dual Stage Digital Temperature Controller FE640

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Fermentation Heating Belt w/ADJUSTABLE Heat Control + 2 x Strip Thermometers – $16.88 + Free Prime Ship

Fermentation Heating Belt,10V-230V /35W Heater Strip Pipe for Home Brew, Wine Beer Spirits, Coffe, Tea, Water, with Power Dial and 2 Pcs Thermometer Strip

Fermentation Heating Belt,10V-230V /35W Heater Strip Pipe for Home Brew, Wine Beer Spirits, Coffe, Tea, Water, with Power Dial and 2 Pcs Thermometer Strip

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  • ACCELERATE YOUR BREW CYCLE: Shave up to a week off your brew time, so you can enjoy your home-brewed tea sooner, and get started on your next batch!
  • CUSTOM HEAT CONTROL :Monitor the temperature of your brew with the easy-to-apply crystal thermometer strip, and adjust the heat as needed with the belt’s power dial
  • SAFE AND ECO FRIENDLY : Highly energy efficient, water proof, and safe for your scoby.(It’s normal and safe there will be a bit of taste.)
  • PERFECT FOR LARGER-SCALE HOME BREWING:The heating filament itself is 35” long, perfectly suited for home brew vessels up to 8 gallons in volume. Alternatively, it can be wrapped around 2 smaller vessels at once (1-2 gallons each) if you’re doing double duty!

 

Note from HBF:  This is a little different than most of the heat belts I see because it features a heat control adjustment.  I’m not sure that it’s adjustable to the point that you won’t need a temp controller, maybe… Inkbird Dual Stage Temp Controller [Hands on Review].  Having said that, adding the ability to control heat output is a nice feature, in my opinion.

6/28/20 5 PM Central: This has dropped to $16.88. That’s the best historical third party Amazon price I found, notwithstanding Lightning Deals or coupons. Shipping is also free to many US addresses with Prime Membership [Try Prime for Free] or a qualifying order. Prices, shipping and availability can change quickly. Please note that product prices and availability are subject to change. Prices and availability were accurate at the time this post was published; however, they may differ from those you see when you visit Amazon. Check the product page for current price, description and availability.

Fermentation Heating Belt,10V-230V /35W Heater Strip Pipe for Home Brew, Wine Beer Spirits, Coffe, Tea, Water, with Power Dial and 2 Pcs Thermometer Strip – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link


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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.

COUPON CODE: Inkbird ITC-308 WiFi Temp Controller – Save 10% + Hands on Review

Inkbird WiFi ITC-308 Digital Temperature Controller Outlet Thermostat, Dual Screen Readouts,1100w, w/Sensor, Home Brewing & Fermentation,Breeding& Incubation,Greenhouse,Kombucha

ITC-308 Dual Stage, Pre-Wired Digital Temperature Controller with WI-FI by Inkbird

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  • [WIFI & APP] WIFI smart controller supports both IOS & Android,WIFI supports 2.4GHz Wi-Fi router, free APP “InkbirdSmart” which is able to monitor temperature at any time.
  • [Dual Relay Output] Dual relay output, which can connect heating and cooling device at the same time.
  • [Alarm for Safe] High/Low temperature limit setting alarm.
  • [Convenient Design] Plug-n-play, easy to use. Support ℃/℉reading and Temperature calibration.
  • [Long Warranty] The controller itself has 2 years warranty while the temperature sensor has 1 year warranty. Maximum output load: 1100W(110V).

 

This controller can control both a heating and cooling device.  Alternatively, it can control a heating or a cooling device.

In my opinion the original ITC-308 was and is a game changer as far as homebrew temp controllers.  In comparison to available controllers available at the time the ITC-308 was released, it offered loads more features, including dual stage control, for a fraction of the price.  Game changer!  The addition of Wi-Fi control and monitoring to this great controller has made a great temp controller even better.  Check out our Hands on Review of the ITC-308.  That includes a section on the WiFi version.

As of this posting coupon code JB4R7JN9 takes 10% off this great controller.  Price, promotions and availability can change quickly.  Please note that product prices and availability are subject to change. Prices and availability were accurate at the time this this post was published; however, they may differ from those you see when you visit the product page.  Check the product page for current price, description and availability.

Inkbird WiFi ITC-308 Digital Temperature Controller Outlet Thermostat, Dual Screen Readouts,1100w, w/Sensor – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link


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Hands on Review: BrewJacket Immersion Pro + Limited Time Deal for Conical Users

This review is by Homebrew Finds Contributor Brad Probert.  Brad is an engineer, expert homebrewer and experienced reviewer.  Grab a link to Brad’s website at the end of this review.

BrewJacket Immersion Pro

Sometimes homebrewing articles give very sage-like advice. “If you really want to take your beers to the next level, you need to do this…” If you’re like me, you lap that up, digest it, and see how you might incorporate whatever process/technique they’re talking about into your brewing. I’m not personally vouching for or debating the value of fermentation temperature control, but I introduce that topic as the starting point of this review. I’ve seen it mentioned multiple times in some of these articles and became a variable I wanted to get better control of. Whether something makes a notable difference or not in every batch I brew, my approach is to eliminate as many of the variables out there that can ruin a beer and on the whole it should allow my process to become more repeatable.

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MK II Digital Temp Controller – $59.99, Save $10 + free shipping, limited availability

MKII Temperature Controller - Wired FE604

MKII Digital Temperature Controller from MoreBeer


From the product description, check product page for current description, price and availability:

The most robust controller we offer and a perfect compliment to the technically savvy brewer. This is the only controller we offer that allows for up to 12 steps. This can be incredibly handy for raising fermentation temperatures for diacetyl rests and also for cold crashing. You can also use it with electric mashtuns and pumps to do step mashes. The high and low temp alarms are also handy, as is the ability to use with a distillation column.

  • Dual input for Control of heating and cooling devices simultaneously
  • Program up to 12 steps (unique to this controller) – which allows for advanced fermentation control and even mashtun control if you used for mash.
  • F or C
  • Can be used with electric distilling column
  • Adjustable differential
  • Adjustable differential between start of cooling and heating
  • High and low temperature alarms

 

Limited Availability Deal of the Day: As of this posting, this is marked down to $59.99 as a MoreBeer Deal of the DayShipping is also free to addresses in the contiguous US with most $59 Orders. Availability: This is available today only, while supplies last. Quantities are limited. Check the MoreBeer’s Deal of the Day to check today’s offering.

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

MKII Temperature Controller – Wired FE604

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Hands On Review: Inkbird ITC-308 Dual Stage Temperature Controller +WiFi Version

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Lerway Fermentation Heating Mat

Lerway Heating Mat for Brewing fermentation Pad for Beer and Wine 12 Inches Blue

Lerway Heating Mat for Brewing fermentation Pad for Beer and Wine 12 Inches Blue

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  • 12-inch round heating pad fits the most common 1.5 to 2.5 gallon brewing containers
  • Easy to use: No wrapping; No tape or belts;Put the fermentation mat on a flat table, plug it in, and put your bottle or jar on it
  • Simulating the natural normal process of organic fermentation, heating the bottom of your brewing vessel
  • Built-in thermal control function can turn off the heater to prevent overheating
  • Raise the temperature above the ambient temperature of 5-20°F,warmer temperature is conducive to brewing beer and wine

 

Use with a compatible temp controller to help dial in fermentation temps.

Lerway Heating Mat for Brewing fermentation Pad for Beer and Wine 12 Inches Blue

– note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link


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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.

Inkbird Dual Stage Digital Temp Controller AND NTC Sensor

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Itc-308 Dual Stage, Pre-Wired Digital Temperature Controller by Inkbird

Dual stage means that the Itc-308 can control both a heating and cooling device.  Alternatively, it can control a heating or a cooling device.  This controller displays in Fahrenheit and Centigrade.  Dual Display shows both measured and set temperature.

Use to control fermentation or kegerator temperatures.  I have a similar (although not identical) controller from Inkbird.  The base unit is the same (ITC-308), the temperature sensors are different.  Check out my [Hands on Review] of that unit.

Update: Since this post was published the price, availability or promotion has changed.  Check the product page for current description, price and availability.

Looking for a current deal?  Inkbird Temperature Controller Deals and Reviews!

Inkbird Aquarium Dual Stage Temperature Controller + NTC Sensor, AC 100V – AC 240V. (ITC-308S + 1.97″ NTC Probe)


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DIGITEN Digital LCD Temp Controller

DIGITEN Digital Thermostat Outlet Switch Simple-Stage Plug Controller LCD Temperature Control 110V 15A

DIGITEN Digital Thermostat Outlet Switch Simple-Stage Plug Controller LCD Temperature Control 110V 15A

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From the product description, check product page for current description, price and availability:

  • Convenience: Plug and play, easy to use.
  • LED Display: Be able to show measured temperature and set temperature at the same time.
  • Dual Modes: Freely switch between heating and cooling modes.
  • Temperature Unit: Supports Centigrade or Fahrenheit.
  • Application: Brewing, breeding, greenhouse, household appliances, etc.

 

DIGITEN Digital Thermostat Outlet Switch Simple-Stage Plug Controller LCD Temperature Control 110V 15A


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