[Homeroast] Variac question
mcsparky6670 at gmail.com
Sat Aug 20 18:49:08 CDT 2011
The key is uniformity.
Line V can change @ different times of day.
Variac rating should exceed the device rating.
On Sat, Aug 20, 2011 at 3:52 PM, Dennis Guyer <adg22 at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> My normal line voltage is 117.5. I am wondering if using a Variac would be
> of help. The only one I have found in my price range is at Fry's and it
> will handle 1000 watts. I see the Behmor is rated at 1650 watts. If this
> will not handle the power, what are others using? When I am roasting my
> line voltage drops to around 114 to 114.5 most of the time. On some good
> days it will hit 15 to 15.5. Any suggestions? Is it worth it to use the
> Variac or will it make little difference?
> Thanks for any input,
> Dennis G
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