Test Drive a BCS-460

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Test Drive a BCS-460

Post by ECC » Tue Jun 02, 2009 1:17 pm

BCS-460 Temperature Controller demo is now online. Log onto the controller and get a feel for the User Interface and poke around. If you're not familiar with the BCS-460 temp controller, there are a few links below. Since the BCS-460 is a standalone networked device, it gives brewers the ability to remotely monitor their breweries.

Setup: The BCS-460 is connected to 1 temperature probes, reading ambient temperature. It is right out of the box, not calibrated. Outputs are looped back, wired to the inputs. So when Out1 is asserted, the Din1 will also turn on. Feel free to ask any questions.

Internet Explorer not supported, please use a browser that is w3 compliant and not bloated/slow, like Firefox, Chrome, or Safari.

http://demo.embeddedcc.com/
<update> No longer password protected, to give users full access

The BCS-460 is fully programmable. A few processes have been programmed into the demo unit, brief descriptions below:
<update> Processes are now open for users to program, processes listed below are may not be available.
  • Process0: Timer Demo - Simple process meant to demonstrate state transitions. It rotates through 3 outputs, asserting each for 20 seconds based on a timer.
  • Process1: Mash Process - Temperature step mash process, typical brew day with delayed start, protein rest, saccharification rest, and mash out. Similar to Example System 1.
  • Process2: Fly Sparge - Process to control a pump with float switch for a fly sparge. Similar to Example System 3
  • Process3: Ferm Ramp - This process demonstrates Ramp Mode. Ramps the temperature setpoint from 60* to 80* in 30sec, holds, and then ramps down. Obviously not used for a real fermentation, but meant to show temperature ramping capabilities.
For more information, visit the main website, http://www.embeddedcc.com. There is a wiki that takes you through the BCS-460 page by page, as well as this forum.

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Re: Test Drive a BCS-460

Post by crimsonwine » Fri Oct 28, 2011 5:08 pm

Can't access demo....

been like that for a couple days...

Can you ck it out...using firefox...and chrome

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Re: Test Drive a BCS-460

Post by ECC » Wed Nov 02, 2011 8:19 pm

back

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Re: Test Drive a BCS-460

Post by crimsonwine » Fri Nov 25, 2011 7:43 pm

Demo down again....

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Re: Test Drive a BCS-460

Post by ECC » Sat Nov 26, 2011 10:06 am

Sorry about that. Somebody must have messed with the network settings again on the demo 460, and unfortunately I don't have access to it during the holiday weekend.

However, I am able to offer up a demo 462 in the meantime. Please visit http://ecc.webhop.org:8083

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Re: Test Drive a BCS-460

Post by don.fief@comcast.net » Tue Mar 13, 2012 10:28 am

Are both the 460 and 462 demos down? I can't get in using Chrome... Just looking forward to mine being delivered tomorrow...

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Re: Test Drive a BCS-460

Post by Baron Ken » Wed May 23, 2012 11:39 am

I think I killed the demo.

Sorry. :(

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Re: Test Drive a BCS-460

Post by mcfa0779 » Fri Jul 20, 2012 11:07 am

I cannot seem to access the demo. Is there some trick to this?

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Re: Test Drive a BCS-460

Post by Pesho77 » Sat Aug 18, 2012 12:32 am

Is there a browser you recomend for this ?

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Re: Test Drive a BCS-460

Post by JonW » Sat Aug 18, 2012 8:02 am

Pesho77 wrote:Is there a browser you recomend for this ?

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