Author Topic: Fermentation heater.  (Read 3575 times)

Offline Berkyjay

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Fermentation heater.
« on: March 22, 2010, 01:32:08 AM »
I just purchased this fermentation heater from NorthernBrewer and I am not sure it is working as part of a kit that includes the temp controller.  It doesn't seem to get warm however and I think it might be broken.  I even plugged straight into the wall outlet for about 15 min to see if it warmed up, but I never felt any warming.  Granted, I did all of this while it was attached to a carboy full of beer. 

http://www.northernbrewer.com/brewing/brewing-equipment/fermenting-equipment/fermentation-temperature-control/electric-fermentation-heater.html

My question is does anyone here use this and when it is on do you feel warmth from it?  I know this might be a silly question, but I want to be sure that it is damaged before I contact NorthernBrewer.

James

Offline mterm

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Re: Fermentation heater.
« Reply #1 on: March 22, 2010, 04:50:20 AM »
I use a film fermentation heater with a A419ABC Johnson Control and when it is attached to the carboy you should feel it getting warm.  If you do not feel it getting warm then it is probably defective.
« Last Edit: March 22, 2010, 04:57:06 AM by mterm »

Offline Berkyjay

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Re: Fermentation heater.
« Reply #2 on: March 22, 2010, 12:29:28 PM »
OK, thanks for the reply.  I kind of thought so.