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PID Control Kit for Rancilio Silvia Espresso Machine

PID Control Kit for Rancilio Silvia Espresso Machine

PID Control Kit for Rancilio Silvia Espresso Machine   PID Control Kit for Rancilio Silvia Espresso Machine
Product update: This kit is compatible with ALL Silvia versions, including the latest V4 and V5 (E or M) version. This PID controller kit is designed for retrofitting into the Rancilio Silvia espresso machine. By adding a PID controller to the heater control circuit, brewing water temperature can be controlled to ±1 F° accuracy. Thus, it will significantly improve the taste of your espresso.

Users can also easily adjust the brew water temperature to suit their own tastes. Custom manufactured PID temperature controller with parameters set for the machine. Controller box with stainless steel panel that matches the brush finish of the machine. Solid state relay with mounting hardware and heat conductive paste.

High temperature resistant wires, color coded, cut to length and terminated with proper connectors. Instructional CD with text and photos. To install the kit, users will need the following.

Knowledge of electronics wiring and safety. Screw driver, pliers, a socket wrench and small amount of alcohol. No requirement for special tools. No requirement to learn how to set up the PID controller (usually, this is the most challenging part of the project for espresso drinkers with no control engineering background). The PID controller in this kit is specifically modified for home espresso brewing applications.

Two additional parameters are included to balance the requirement of cold start speed, shot recovery speed and long term stability. (this is a different controller than our universal controller SYL-1512) Fig 1 is the temperature response curve. A platinum RTD temperature sensor is used which is more accurate and has greater long-term stability than thermocouple sensors. Temperature variations within the controllers environment will not affect the accuracy of its reading.

All the cables in the kit have higher temperature endurance than the original cables used by the manufacture. We use color coded cables with either fluoropolymer or silicone insulation. This will prevent the potential electrical shock resulting from PVC insulated wires touching the boiler during operation. The size of this controller is one of the most compact on the market.

With a custom made enclosure, we can mount the controller between the group head and steam wand without interfering with their function. This mounting makes it almost looks like it came with the Silvia! As one of our customer wrote to us.

In order to save customers time on assembling and reduce the chance of making mistake, we also pre-assembled these parts and set all parameters for the controller. This reduces the project time from days (or even weeks considering ordering these parts separately) to less than an hour. The kit works for both 115 VAC and 240VAC.

Please specify if you want it set differently. Rancilio Silvia Espresso Machine is not included in this listing. Typically it will be delivered in 3-4 weeks.

The item "PID Control Kit for Rancilio Silvia Espresso Machine" is in sale since Tuesday, October 19, 2010. This item is in the category "Consumer Electronics\Surveillance & Smart Home Electronics\Other Smart Home Electronics".

The seller is "auberinstruments" and is located in Alpharetta, Georgia. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Model: KIT-RSRTDNb
  • Modified Item: No
  • Custom Bundle: No
  • Brand: Auber Instruments
  • Non-Domestic Product: No

PID Control Kit for Rancilio Silvia Espresso Machine   PID Control Kit for Rancilio Silvia Espresso Machine