Boyu Tl 550 Updated Electronics

Discussion in 'Boyu TL450 and TL550 advice' started by regis, 11 May 2009.

  1. regis

    regis

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    MY NEW ELECTRONICS.
    CONTAINING
    8 BREAKERS
    1 TEMPRETURE CONTROLLER
    2 TIMERS
    2 RELAYS
    1 MAIN OFF BREAKER[​IMG][​IMG]
    2 RELAYS

    THANKS REDHAWK.
     
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  3. Rory

    Rory Admin MASA Contributor

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    Looks pretty awesome... Could you explain a bit more about how it's all hooked up?
     
  4. regis

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    It Is Pretty Simple,

    There Is A Breaker For Each Piece Of Equipment,

    Red Sea Protein Skimmer
    Canister Filter
    Up Pump
    Heater
    Fan
    Wave Maker
    Lights
    Tempreture Controller

    The Plugs Are Wired Through The Respective Breaker And Labelled

    Then The Two Timers, For The Lighting, 2 X T5`s Per Timer.

    The Relays Switch Between The Heater And The Fan, When The Temp Controller Decides What Is Needed, The Plugs On Top Of The Box, One For The Canister Filter, One For The Skimmer And One For The Wave Maker.

    I Rather Have Them Plug In, Because I Switch Them Off Alot When Cleaning The Skimmer Etc.

    The Brakers Have Lights On Them So When A Fuse Blows Due To Malfunction It Lights That Bresker Up.

    And One Main Switch To Power The Hole System Down.

    I Suppose That It Is Not All Needed, But I Got Tired Of Have All The Plugs And Wires Hanging All Over And I Multi Adapter Full Of Plugs.
     
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    That is some nice diy. What is the estimate cost?
     
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    Awesome Regis

    What Temp controller and probe are you using there?
     
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    it is an Electro-m dual set point, stainless steel prode. [​IMG]
     
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    estimated cost R2000. nice thing about it when i upgrade to a bigger tank it is already done.
     
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    jacquesb Retired Moderator

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    WOW Regis! That's an AMAZING PIECE OF WORK!

    This is EXACTLY something that I would LOVE to have......

    Would you have the will/free time to build me one too?

    If you would be interested, could you please PM me YOUR cost to build it for me?

    Many thanks, man!
     
  10. Tridan

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    Nice diy Regis, wish i could do electrics, i just get shocked all the time so
    I gave up on the idea.
     
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    Estimate??:lol:
    Is that how much you tell your other half it costs:biggrin:
     
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    For the whole unit or just the temp controller?
     
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    Very impressive DYI! Well done!!!
     
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    that really looks good! so nice and neat! much better than a multi plug!!! really got me keen to build my own now :)
     
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    Regis, would you say this is something "unqualified" DIY electricians could make up, or is this strictly for the the experts ?
     
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    well my buddy is an electrician, so he put it together for me, but it is not that complex, if you have some elcetrical know how, it should not be a problem.
     
  17. Ross

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    Very neat. Looking to do something like this myself on my new tank.
    If I don't post again, I blew myself up.......:wacko:
     
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