Author Topic: How to make a DIY pid controller  (Read 212 times)

Offline Ben257

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How to make a DIY pid controller
« on: January 05, 2021, 08:22:17 PM »
I am looking into building a pid controller for my Bradly original 4 rack smoker. This https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07LCYWCB1/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_glc_fabc_HBr9FbYH9K6GN is the unit that I am looking at. I have no idea how to wire it, but I have seen people that wire it into the side control box but can't find how they do it. Thanks

Offline Habanero Smoker

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Re: How to make a DIY pid controller
« Reply #1 on: January 06, 2021, 02:39:23 AM »
Hi Ben257;

Welcome to the forum. Do you have the digital or new original model. TedEbear is the member who has built the PID into the generator.

I saw by your other post that you received this for Christmas. If you modify the generator by building the PID inside it you will void your warranty. If you build a stand-alone PID your warranty will remain intact.


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Offline cathouse willy

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Re: How to make a DIY pid controller
« Reply #2 on: January 06, 2021, 12:43:37 PM »
    " I have no idea how to wire it"
There wiring diagrams are included but if you don't have electrical/electronic experience it may be very frustrating and expensive. As Habs said build a standalone unit for your warranty's sake.