Author Topic: Temperature climbs  (Read 305 times)

Offline skmorris

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Temperature climbs
« on: August 03, 2019, 03:42:55 pm »
Hello everyone! I recently purchased a used Bradley Original and today, I am smoking on it for the first time. I got the temp up to 225 which is where I want it set. It stayed pretty steady for some time, but then the temp started creeping upward. When it reached 234, I turned it down a tiny bit but it dropped all the way to 218. So I turned it up a tiny bit and it continues to climb way too high. Any suggestions or ideas on how to reach the desired temp and get it to stay there?

Offline Toker

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Re: Temperature climbs
« Reply #1 on: August 03, 2019, 03:52:02 pm »
Normal behavior, to fix this situation, you will need a pid.

Offline TedEbear

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Re: Temperature climbs
« Reply #2 on: August 03, 2019, 10:42:44 pm »
20+ degree temp fluctuations are not uncommon.  If you put a temp probe in your kitchen oven you'd probably be surprised at how much it fluctuates from the setpoint.