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…

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The BrewPi Spark is coming soon…

Hi Guys, We have been working hard on the new version of BrewPi, the BrewPi Spark, powered by the awesome Spark Core. It will have WiFi, a touch screen, much more processing power and will be more plug and play. But I’m sorry that this is not yet the update you have all been waiting…

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Fridge hacking guide now online!

I recently helped Koen to convert his fridge into a BrewPi fermentation fridge. We added OneWire temperature sensors and hacked the fridge for fermentation temperature control. My own fridge has seen too many experiments, it has been sawed in and I modded it before I really knew how fridges were wired. It works, but it’s…

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BrewPi feature and review on AHA Pimp My System and in Linux Voice

Dual conical glass door fridges controlled by BrewPi BrewPi got featured today in the American Homebrewers Association’s ‘Pimp my System’, where Chris Allen showed off his mouthwatering dual conical setup with glass door fridges. Thanks a lot Alan for your glowing review. I hope I will one day have a setup as awesome as yours.…

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Everything back in stock!

Good news! Everything is back in stock in the shop. After a slight delay on the delivery of new PCBs, we now have enough stock, just in time for Christmas. The BrewPi shields are still available as fully assembled or as a kit: Fully assembled BrewPi Arduino shield All connectors, buzzer, rotary encoder are soldered.…

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New BrewPi release available! Update now!

Hi Brewers! It has been too long since our last release, but this is a good one! We added a few scripts to help you install and update BrewPi, which should make the whole release process a lot easier in the future. Integrated temperature profile dialog The biggest change in this release is that we…

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Attention: new temp sensors have colors swapped!

I got an e-mail from a customer that could not get his temperature sensors to work. After double checking his setup, I decided to investigate the issue further and connected a new sensor to my own setup: sensor was not found. What the hell? I got a knife and cut open one of the new…

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This is BrewPi 0.2!

I have kept you guys waiting for a long time, but it’s finally here: If you’re new to BrewPi, here’s a quick overview: BrewPi is an open source temperature controller for brewing based on Raspberry Pi and Arduino. The Arduino can even run standalone, so if your Pi crashes your beer is still safe. But…

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