Now available: the BrewPi Spark 3
Today, we can proudly announce that the BrewPi Spark 3 is ready to ship! With a complete redesign of the electronics and the casing, its our biggest update to date and it has been a long journey. Sorry to keep you guys waiting. I have a newfound sympathy for overdue kickstarter projects. Designing a new…Read More
BrewPi Spark 3 update (almost ready!)
Hi guys, Just a quick update on the BrewPi Spark 3. We’re getting really close to release now. Injection molded casing I hoped we could release tomorrow, but we were not 100% happy with the new enclosure after the first test run of the mold. Let me illustrate with some photos. As you can…Read More
What is the ideal HERMS coil length? Theory and experiments
Introduction When we started selling HERMS coils 2 years ago, we made our 40cm coil 15 meters (50 feet) long. The 30cm coil was 11.5m long. Why? That’s what most home brewers were doing. But we recently started to suspect that such a long coil is not optimal. Sure, a longer coil will give you…Read More
BrewPi Spark V3: production progress
Hi Guys, We’re getting closer to the release of the BrewPi Spark V3, but it has taken a bit longer than I originally planned. The BrewPi Spark V2 has been out of stock since March. In this posts, I’d like to share some photos of the production process so you get an idea of what’s…Read More
(Dutch version below) To speed up development of our new brewing dashboard, we’re looking for a developer to expand our team. What you’ll be working on A new control center for brewing. Our brewing application consists of 3 layers: The hardware runs our firmware for temperature control (C++) The web server runs services for device discovery, data…Read More
Finally, a website update!
When we released the BrewPi Spark in January 2015, we discontinued the Arduino version of BrewPi. We outgrew the Arduino platform and moved on to the much more powerful Particle Photon. I spent all my time working on new hardware and software and because a lack of time, I neglected our front page. It was…Read More
Our new store is live!
I’m happy to announce that our new store is finally open for business. You can now order the BrewPi Spark. But be sure to check out our new stainless steel mashing parts as well. We have: Heating element enclosures (suitable for Camco) HERMS coils (Whirlpool) inlets Dip tubes Innovative new mash filters Extra high flow…Read More
New community forum
Hey Guys, We are still preparing for the launch of the BrewPi Spark, sorry to keep you waiting but I we still have some things to sort out make things run smoothly at launch. The enclosures are still in production: the company was closed for the holidays and I approved the last prototype yesterday.We are…Read More
Gift cards now available!
Still don’t have a Christmas present? We got your back. You can now order BrewPi gift cards from our new store. I didn’t have time to add all products to the new store yet, so you’ll have to trust me that lot’s of nice goodies will be added after Christmas. We’ll have camlocks, HERMS coils, inlets,…Read More
Introducing the BrewPi Spark
It has been a long time since we last posted an update on our blog, so this is going to be a big one. We are proud to announce a new version of our hardware, the BrewPi Spark! The BrewPi Spark will replace the BrewPi Arduino Shield. We shipped about a 1000 BrewPi Arduino shields…Read More