Local Fermentation Feature
Updated by Ryan Gray
Congratulations on your choice of the 360 series controller. With the advent of revisions starting November 1, 2019; most if not all main brew control panels (excludes Nano Electric) will have capacity for up to 2 Local Fermentation vessels to be controlled by the same brewing control panel that you use to brew. This means we have added the capacity to control the heater and cooling solution for 2 fermentation vessels. We based our design on the Spike Brewing CF series conical fermenters.
As you see in the picture, we have the first one enabled. Via setup the second can also be enabled. By default we ship with FV #1 enabled, and FV #2 disabled so that boil temp can remain as such.
In order to use FV #2, we hijack the boil temp point but we make it possible to swap between the two by way of the home page. Since boil is typically controlled in manual mode, this is feasible, but by way of temp you can still maintain temp holds for step boils or kettle souring.
You'll find the ports on the bottom side of the panel, in order of use from back to front, pumps, FV #1 and FV #2. For the FVs, the plugs are then placed heat output and cool output side by side.
You will need appropriate Neutrik connectors, or our PowerCon jumpers, available on the site.