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  • Multiple Fermentation Chamber Control with BrewPi

    Hey Juan!! That's good new mate!I don't know if I've mentioned that but I've not been able to flash from the interface unless I've already flashed once from the Xloader. Please keep us updated on the CH340G Arduinos because that would rock as they are so incredibly cheap. I'm also experimenting with wifi and bluetooth modules on the arduinos themselves and that would bypass the USB altogether, making it a non-issue AND having it all wireless.

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  • Multiple Fermentation Chamber Control with BrewPi

    Hi Juan,The work around is a bit more complicated than I can explain in a comment. It would be better for you to PM me your email address and I can send you all the necessary files and information. I just need to know how far along you are in the process. Have you flashed the HEX files yet? Also know that so far, I've only been able to make the UNO R3 with DIP28 chip work that has the proper U16Atmel usb to serial chip. In other words, if you've purchased the really cheap soldered down square chip Uno, you won't make it happen.

    I believe you'll find that the RPi will assign the USB bridge just fine but it won't drive it unless you load the specific Raspbian drivers for this CH340G bridge.I'm definitely not interested in going that route as the removable DIP package is perfect and the Atmel328P chip can be replaced in a couple of minutes to back up and running should it fail. Below is a photo of a complete multi-chamber setup ready to go in just a couple of minutes. Plug the parts in and boot. Chance of failure is very low, but if it does I'll be up in no time. I'll email you the doc I've put together.

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  • Multiple Fermentation Chamber Control with BrewPi

    FINALLY SUCCESS!!! I had to perform a major "workaround" but I've gotten it up and running withoutflaw. I decided the only way I'd ever understand this is by getting into the middle of it and working it out and that's why I didn't pursue the image file any further.I went from not knowing anything about RPi to a decent (though basic) understanding of python, cron, php, linux and github. It's been a learning experience that I'm happy I undertook. Because of the way the github script has been reformatted, this instructable is only 80% complete now.I'm happy to share on what I've found but it will be quite long winded. Can you modify this blog?

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  • Multiple Fermentation Chamber Control with BrewPi

    Hi Jono. Thanks for the reply mate.I'm doing it exactly to the letter as you've described. Firstly, formatting the SD card with SDformatterV4 and then using Win32diskimager to write it over.I've also tried to program according to this instructable but can't get the browser script to run. It's still showing the default python screen when I go to the RPi's address, so perhaps it's the brewpi failing to start? I did encounter a problem with the -u brewpi as it says that user is unknown so I just cloned it without that bit hoping it was just authentication for the github server.There are a few small syntax errors in the script above that I've sorted out but if it's something not obvious, I'm oblivious as I'm definitely not a programmer and this is my first RPi attempt. When I took my H...see more »Hi Jono. Thanks for the reply mate.I'm doing it exactly to the letter as you've described. Firstly, formatting the SD card with SDformatterV4 and then using Win32diskimager to write it over.I've also tried to program according to this instructable but can't get the browser script to run. It's still showing the default python screen when I go to the RPi's address, so perhaps it's the brewpi failing to start? I did encounter a problem with the -u brewpi as it says that user is unknown so I just cloned it without that bit hoping it was just authentication for the github server.There are a few small syntax errors in the script above that I've sorted out but if it's something not obvious, I'm oblivious as I'm definitely not a programmer and this is my first RPi attempt. When I took my HVACR engineering degree digital controllers were just brand new and we didn't learn any kind of programming unfortunately.Regardless, I'll make it work and YOU are a legend for putting this together and sharing it on. I'd love to see this instructable stay alive as it's a treasure trove of great information.You have a mate in Sydney if you're ever this way.

    Love your work mate!!I've just a small question.After several days of work trying to trudge through all of the coding I decided to have a cheat and download the image file and just flash my SD card. This doesn't seem to work as it's giving me a partitions error and forcing me to choose an os download. When I do it formats the card leaving me with a new install. Am I missing something?

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