How are you using Raspberry pi in your brewery?

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  1. cmattbrew

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    How is everyone using Raspberry Pi in your brewery - and where would you recommend a new Raspberry Pi user to start?
     
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    I use mine to monitor the tilts I have going at any time. Very handy.

    I also keep looking at http://web.craftbeerpi.com/. Not sure what I'd really want to implement, possibly just a connection from the tilts to the heater and cooler in the fermentation fridge, but the old school temperature probe taped to the side of the fermenter does a pretty good job. I don't think I'd look at the brew day side of the system as my brew day system is relatively simple and it feels like overkill, but it looks interesting.
     
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    Thanks Mark. I see where Brewers Friend will integrate with Tilt also. Is there an advantage to monitoring your Tilts via the pi vs BF ?
     
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    I have to check this out, I have a brewery and having the fermentation temperature accessible via IOT would be awesome!
     
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    Tilt Pi and Tilt Pi. That might be the easiest implementation to get running, and for me the most useful. I still haven't gotten brewpi to work
     
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    Tilt pi and brewpi
     
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    Im interested in a Pi myself as I have an eye on a tilt soon, the others I have seen can run a small untapped menu for a draft system and can keep track of keg volumes.
     
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    Thanks for your input!
     
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    Mainly just to keep all my brew session notes and observations together with the tilt data. Nothing related to running the devices in the process. Though I use TiltPI to push the data to BF.
     

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