I posted in the New Member Area that I have developed an Automatic Electric BIAB system that I'm working on making available to others. It is much less expensive than other commercialized options and easier to clean. Start to finish including cleanup in 4 hours for a 1 hour mash and 1 hour boil batch. It uses a 10 gallon kettle and yields 6 gallons tot he fermenter.
I have a preliminary web site set up with crude pictures and video I took during my last batch http://www.electricbiab.com/. I have developed a purpose built controller with an LCD and keypad that takes care of all temperature monitoring and temperature control as well as automated timing of each step. It also controls the pump for recirculation during mashing and sparging.
I have invested hundreds of hours in programming for this process and now have it to a point of being very user friendly and menu driven.
Please look at my preliminary web site at http://www.electricbiab.com/ and let me know your thoughts.
As I posted in my introductory post, the system operates using the 5500Watt 240VAC heating element that many BIAB brewers are using. I'm looking at a 120VAC option and wondering if anyone has any input as to the viability for 5 gallon batches?
Thanks so much!
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