We have updated the Hosehead 5BC to utilize the new Raspberry Pi Model 3 B+ computer and utilize L6-30 connectors. This gives Hosehead a serious kick in the pants! The new Pi features a QUAD CORE 1.4GHZ Processor and 1GB of Memory and now has built in 5G WIFI. The included L6-30R connectors makes Hosehead Plug and play compatible with the popular 240V Blichmann Boil Coils that use the L6-30P connector and makes it even easier to connect your own wires and coils. It can be run on a 30A circuit for single elements or 50A to run 2 elements at the same time. It has a new cooling system with a 120mm Silent fan and the sensors now include 3.5mm audio style jacks for easy extentions and expansion using standard 3.5mm audio cables. It includes a rockstar audio splitter to allow 5 sensors to be plugged in at once. It ships preconfigured and it is reconfigurable. It includes 3 waterproof DS18B20 temperature probes with color coded 6 foot leads, a 120v power cord, preinstalled 16GB Micro SD card with the latest Raspbian operating system and Strangebrew Elsinore 2.0 brewery control software. We also sell L6-30P Cable Connectors Not Included sold separately (click here to purchase) for those not running Boil Coils and need to make their own cables. And 10/3 SJOOW Power cable by the foot. (click here to purchase) Hosehead 5BC also has a built in 6 foot 6/4 cord with attached NEMA 14-50 plug for power input on the side. Shipping is $16.95 by USPS Priority Mail large Flat Rate Box to the USA, Contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org for Canada, Mexico or worldwide shipping options. ($59.25 USD Canada & Mexico, $86.25 USD worldwide) Hosehead 5BC has a universal internal power supply that is compatible with 100-240V worldwide voltage. For international orders we include 2 extra USA style power cords that can be used to make adapters for your brewery pumps to plug into the front of the unit. you will need to provide the proper ends to wire on the cords to match your plug style to adapt them. (Front input voltage needs to match your pump voltage)
*** CURRENT LEAD TIME IS 10 DAYS TO BUILD AND SHIP, Each unit takes about 6 hours to build from scratch, configure, test and box ***
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Hosehead is covered by a 1 year no questions asked parts and labor warranty. Buyer is responsible for shipping in for repairs.
(disclaimer) Hosehead and Brewtronix.com are not at any way shape or form affiliated with Blichmann Engineering, Or Blichmann Boil coils, they make awesome products and I am proud to offer a product that is compatible with a product that they offer.
Here are a couple of links for thermowells and adapters that work well with the included DS18B20 Sensors that Hosehead uses, thermowells make it super easy for cleanup without having to unhook the sensors from your kettles as they just slide in and out:
Brewhardware.com also sells some great connectors that also work well with our sensors found here: