5 star/kegland power controlller

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5 star/kegland power controlller

Postby brisvalleymoonshiner » Mon Apr 15, 2019 8:22 pm

Quick question anyone used the newish 5 star/kegland power controller. Bought 1 today keen to read any others views on it. Looks good quality for the $
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Re: 5 star/kegland power controlller

Postby Rolls912 » Mon Apr 15, 2019 10:53 pm

Yep. Works well. :handgestures-thumbupleft:

Considering the low cost (less than a decent slab of beer) everyone should have one, especially if you’re using more than one element.

Our host has a stack of them.
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Re: 5 star/kegland power controlller

Postby Andrew » Tue Apr 16, 2019 6:12 am

Hi BVM, you should have your controller today some time
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Re: 5 star/kegland power controlller

Postby brisvalleymoonshiner » Tue Apr 16, 2019 9:10 am

Andrew wrote:Hi BVM, you should have your controller today some time


Bloody good service I say. With the great price of these things have you thought of making them part of a turn key still purchase
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Re: 5 star/kegland power controlller

Postby orcy » Tue Apr 16, 2019 7:15 pm

Buy 2 so when the first blows up you have a spare
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Re: 5 star/kegland power controlller

Postby Andrew » Tue Apr 16, 2019 7:26 pm

orcy wrote:Buy 2 so when the first blows up you have a spare

If it blows inside warranty it will be replaced.
I’m getting fed up with your attitude to be honest
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Oh and sorry BVM , seems like your outside the express area :think:
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Re: 5 star/kegland power controlller

Postby brisvalleymoonshiner » Tue Apr 16, 2019 8:44 pm

Andrew wrote:
orcy wrote:Buy 2 so when the first blows up you have a spare

If it blows inside warranty it will be replaced.
I’m getting fed up with your attitude to be honest
.
Oh and sorry BVM , seems like your outside the express area :think:

Not in a rush Andrew so no drama. I'm sure it will work to the way it should :handgestures-thumbupleft:
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Re: 5 star/kegland power controlller

Postby 78Monk » Tue Apr 16, 2019 11:10 pm

I have one. I genuinely love it but have had my own teething issues using it.
I'ts sensitive to heat and its tripped out a few times running above 80% power, but I've found putting a fan on it solved the issue (and keeping it out of the sun). I still outside in an open area at the moment so the sun's a problem.
The mains cord isn't mounted inside the housing and slips out of its grommet and the internal wiring can be seen. Not bare copper just the brown/blue insulating sheaths. I can fix this myself later.

When the mancave is built I'll probably put it in something more permanent with a couple of computer fans blowing air through it.

Its simple to use and good value. If it was to die on me I'd buy another.
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Re: 5 star/kegland power controlller

Postby The Stig » Wed Apr 17, 2019 5:32 am

PM sent monk
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Re: 5 star/kegland power controlller

Postby brisvalleymoonshiner » Wed Apr 17, 2019 5:46 am

:handgestures-thumbupleft:
78Monk wrote:I have one. I genuinely love it but have had my own teething issues using it.
I'ts sensitive to heat and its tripped out a few times running above 80% power, but I've found putting a fan on it solved the issue (and keeping it out of the sun). I still outside in an open area at the moment so the sun's a problem.
The mains cord isn't mounted inside the housing and slips out of its grommet and the internal wiring can be seen. Not bare copper just the brown/blue insulating sheaths. I can fix this myself later.

When the mancave is built I'll probably put it in something more permanent with a couple of computer fans blowing air through it.

Its simple to use and good value. If it was to die on me I'd buy another.
:handgestures-thumbupleft:
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Re: 5 star/kegland power controlller

Postby brisvalleymoonshiner » Wed Apr 17, 2019 8:25 am

And 2 chuppa chups. Winning
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Re: 5 star/kegland power controlller

Postby deryn » Wed Apr 17, 2019 10:49 am

I've used mine for about 30 runs, has worked perfectly 100% of the time :text-thankyoublue:
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Re: 5 star/kegland power controlller

Postby Andrew » Wed Apr 17, 2019 10:57 am

brisvalleymoonshiner wrote:And 2 chuppa chups. Winning

Enjoy :laughing-rolling:
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Re: 5 star/kegland power controlller

Postby 78Monk » Wed Apr 17, 2019 11:14 am

Just like to quickly point out that I didn't purchase my controller from 5star. Not intending to create issues just wanted to give honest feedback.
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Re: 5 star/kegland power controlller

Postby EziTasting » Wed Apr 17, 2019 6:55 pm

Pity it has ‘keglands’ name on it rather than FSD... :teasing-tease:
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Re: 5 star/kegland power controlller

Postby The Stig » Wed Apr 17, 2019 7:00 pm

We tried to change that but a minimum buy of 1000 units is just to big at this point in time.
We will get there :handgestures-thumbupleft:
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Re: 5 star/kegland power controlller

Postby RC Al » Wed Apr 17, 2019 7:24 pm

lols, print some stickers..
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Re: 5 star/kegland power controlller

Postby EziTasting » Wed Apr 17, 2019 7:25 pm

:laughing-rolling:
RC Al wrote:lols, print some stickers..

:laughing-rolling:

I’m good with that!
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