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Horizontal Offset Smoker
(04-03-2017, 05:34 PM)NailBuster Wrote: ATMega Pro Mini 8Mhz 3.3v PID controller (clone) 

something like this....  Note that there are 5volt 16Mhz version that you want to avoid.... 

Hi David
Followed your thread here from VWBB
Just bought myself a charcoal powered horizontal offset smoker and already being of the Arduino persuasion I realised I needed to automate it
I have 3.3v nanos with USB port to program/power, will these work for your scheme?
TC MAX6675 already on its way
PC fan somewhere in my junk cupboard
I have favoured YUN shield (Iduino) in the past but am willing to give ESP a go with a bit of help
I am a controls engineer and can see 3 control loops could be used, first looking at firebox temp to determine if more fuel should be added, second the traditional smoker temp controlled by fan/damper, third a screw to pull ash out of the firebox on a fire time basis

So not sure if fuel addition can be easily automated or just messaged to me
Fan control by 5v via MOSFET
then servo for ash screw

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Horizontal Offset Smoker - by BourneToRide - 04-03-2017, 06:35 PM
RE: Horizontal Offset Smoker - by NailBuster - 04-03-2017, 07:18 PM
RE: Horizontal Offset Smoker - by BourneToRide - 04-03-2017, 08:02 PM

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