setAttribute(PDO::ATTR_ERRMODE, PDO::ERRMODE_EXCEPTION); } catch(PDOException $e) { echo $e->getMessage(); } March – 2014 – Bone BrewsMarch 2014 - Bone Brews

SSR

A solid state relay (SSR) is an electronic (as opposed to mechanical) switch that is able to control a large amount of current with a small amount of input. Compared to a mechanical relay, SSR’s are capable of switching on and off on the order of milliseconds and hypothetically have a lifespan of switching in the millions of times. From a speed perspective, a mechanical relay would likely be fine, but it’s lifespan would be less than a few dozen brew sessions. (more…)