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Offline ChrisD

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Keezer Upgrade
« on: March 09, 2018, 08:25:58 PM »
From the 'because I can' category of reasons to do something:

I installed flow meters on my beer lines in my keezer, which connect to the keezer temperature controller, which reports back to my home automation server.  From any internet-connected computer, I can now see my current keezer temperature and the amount of beer remaining in each keg. 

Once I figure out node-red I should get a tweet whenever a keg is getting low or someone pulls a beer while I'm not there.   

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Re: Keezer Upgrade
« Reply #1 on: March 09, 2018, 11:20:19 PM »
From the 'because I can' category of reasons to do something:

I installed flow meters on my beer lines in my keezer, which connect to the keezer temperature controller, which reports back to my home automation server.  From any internet-connected computer, I can now see my current keezer temperature and the amount of beer remaining in each keg. 

Once I figure out node-red I should get a tweet whenever a keg is getting low or someone pulls a beer while I'm not there.   

Sweet

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Re: Keezer Upgrade
« Reply #2 on: March 11, 2018, 07:03:51 PM »
Cool stuff!

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Re: Keezer Upgrade
« Reply #3 on: March 12, 2018, 09:12:56 AM »
It will be interesting to see the accuracy of the flow meters. Have you gone through an entire keg with them yet?
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Re: Keezer Upgrade
« Reply #4 on: March 12, 2018, 11:25:50 AM »
This is awesome! I looked into a project like this once, but realized I was in wayyy over my head
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Re: Keezer Upgrade
« Reply #5 on: March 12, 2018, 06:25:18 PM »
I haven't nailed down the accuracy yet; I'm measuring pints as they get poured.