[Homeroast] variable transformers

peter zulkowski peterz5743 at gmail.com
Mon Feb 27 12:38:44 CST 2012


Hey Zey :)

The larger one (20A) that I ordered will be here on Wednesday Feb 29. I
will update this thread on how it works with a Poppery. Can hardly wait!

Peter Z

On Mon, Feb 27, 2012 at 10:50 AM, Zev Rieser <zrieser at gmail.com> wrote:

> I am in the middle of research for this as well. Saw this and wondered what
> people thought.... definately cheaper than a variac...
>
>  MLCS 9400 Standard Duty Router Speed Control
>
> http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B001JHQ3G8/ref=aw_cr_d_hi
>
> Thanks
> Zev
> On Sun, Feb 26, 2012 at 10:07 PM, Martin Maney <maney at two14.net> wrote:
>
> > On Sat, Feb 25, 2012 at 03:24:56PM -0500, peter zulkowski wrote:
> > > Hi Mike,
> > >               Thank you for the site and that looks fairly easy to
> build
> > :)
> > > It is good to be able to over speed fans when roasting I think.
> > > For the heater coil I am going to try this option:
> > > http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B001NIK6PC/ref=oh_o00_s00_i00_details
> > >
> > > If it will work with a router it should work with a heater, no?
> >
> > Yes, although there are other options.  Amazon has recently been
> > carrying a Leviton lamp dimmer rated at 1500W which several folks have
> > reported on favorably in the forums.
> >
> > http://www.sweetmariascoffee.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=14&t=2662
> >
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