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Offline Noodles104

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Suitable replacement heat control board
« on: November 10, 2018, 01:17:44 pm »
Hello everyone, cant tell you how pleased I was to find the imfo on here!  I am wondering if anyone has a part number or part supplier that may carry a good replacement for the heat control circuit board on my BTSI1. Parts look to be discontinued and ive heard of people using a dial type but not sure how it would eire up to my old slide switch. Any help before Thanksgiving would be awesome Thanks !

Offline Gafala

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Re: Suitable replacement heat control board
« Reply #1 on: November 10, 2018, 03:27:44 pm »
Yard & Pool do carry that part but right now they are out of stock.
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Re: Suitable replacement heat control board
« Reply #2 on: November 11, 2018, 02:25:11 am »
Hi

Welcome to the forum. I sent you a PM of a site that states they have it in stock, but at a steep price. You can't just order the board, but also have to purchase the face plate. After you order it, I would appreciate it if you will them post the website where you purchased it form.

If they don't have them, you can could probably hookup any rheostat that can handle at least 800 watts. Another work around would be to order an Auber PID to control the heat; you will also need to wire the Bradley to bypass the heat control board. But Auber's can be expensive if you purchase one of their plug and play models. An alternative would be to purchase a less expensive controller such as an Inkbird, but the maximum high temperature is limited to 210°F.

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Offline Noodles104

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Re: Suitable replacement heat control board
« Reply #3 on: November 11, 2018, 06:40:34 am »
Thank you for the replies, i was acually wondering if it be alright to wire in the bs611 dial style board since it seems to be plenty available and running the same type of heating element. Has anyone out there tried to that you know og?

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Re: Suitable replacement heat control board
« Reply #4 on: November 12, 2018, 02:26:44 am »
The dial style is a rheostat, which I mentioned in my previous post. Just make sure you get one that can handled the wattage. If you get one that is specific to heat elements, that would be ideal.

I've never wired one, but is should be very simple. If you're not familiar with simply electrical wiring, maybe someone you know can help you out. If not, and time is running out, your best bet is to purchase a third party heat controller, and wire the Bradley to by past the their controller.


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Re: Suitable replacement heat control board
« Reply #5 on: November 12, 2018, 04:36:51 am »
Thank you

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Re: Suitable replacement heat control board
« Reply #6 on: November 13, 2018, 02:21:34 am »
With Bradley no longer making this replacement part, made me curious on what could be a quick, fairly inexpensive fix. I came across these devices that are called "High Capacity Dimmers". Many of them are plug and play, but you still will need to wire the Bradley to bypass it's heating controller.

Here is an example of one that I've come across. Search around, and you may find a better deal.

High Capacity Portable Dimmer Controller for Lighting - 1500 watt

You can also take a look at Router Speed Controllers, but make sure they can handle at least 10amps. They are less expensive, but I'm not sure if they would overheat during a long cook.


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