Re: [new_distillers] Re: power control
- Aaah. If you need finer control you can either use a multi-turn panel pot (costly), or, use a smaller valued pot and add resistors above and/or below it to expand the range of the pot.
Granted I usually use microcontrollers LOL it's all different ways of doing the same thing though.
If anyone needs a schematic I can show you what I meant; basically instead of a 100k potentiometer, put a 45k resistor above and another below, with a 10k pot in the middle, then your 3/4 turn will be 10% of the movement that it was, but only around mid-range. Once you know the heat needed to run things over, you can do that (upper resistor could end up being 30k, the lower one 65k, and the pot 5k, for all I know.) Lots of ways to do this. Whatever works for you :)