Smoker Fan Control Unit

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Re: Smoker Fan Control Unit

Post by Adrian Harris » Fri Nov 23, 2012 10:35 pm

Hi Pierluigi

I can see what you are saying about the amount of smoke visible when the engine is not under stress, but that is not something which can be achieved with this module :cry:

That is not to say that it couldn't be done but you would need to regulate both the speed of the fan - probably still linked to the "speed" of the engine - as well as the temperature of the heating element.

If you don't reduce the temperature of the element when the fan is running on idle, you will get the same volume of smoke being produced but being ejected by the fan quite slowly, so it would be more visible, not less.

The problem with regulating the smoke using the element temperature is the thermal lag which exists within the system. A short rev of the engine would not give the element enough time to heat up to produce the required burst of smoke.

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Re: Smoker Fan Control Unit

Post by Ray Brown » Thu Nov 29, 2012 10:32 am

g'day adrian. recieved the smoke control unit. connected very easily great instructions. works very good. thanks a heap.

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Re: Smoker Fan Control Unit

Post by Adrian Harris » Fri Nov 30, 2012 10:51 pm

Glad to hear it Ray :D

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Re: Smoker Fan Control Unit

Post by Peter Silcock » Sat Dec 01, 2012 12:44 am

Adrian one of my Tigers has the standard 4QDs and a stand alone Benedini sound card and amp not the Armortek control unit. Does your unit work in the same way as the Benedini smoker control ie can I plug it into the sound card on 12 volts and the fan and the power supply or does it have to be plugged into an Armortek control. Also does your unit need a 24 volt supply or can it operate on 12v. Looks like a great item.Thanks

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Re: Smoker Fan Control Unit

Post by Adrian Harris » Sat Dec 01, 2012 1:35 am

Hi Peter.

The unit will plug directly into a standard Benedini TBS5 unit, without the need for the full Armortek Amplifier module, and should work OK on 12 volts.

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Re: Smoker Fan Control Unit

Post by Peter Silcock » Sat Dec 01, 2012 12:26 pm

Adrian thanks for response. Have sent you a pm.

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Re: Smoker Fan Control Unit

Post by Nick Farrugia » Sun Dec 02, 2012 12:29 pm

Hi Adrian
i have fitted your upgrade smoke control unit in my pz1v last weekend and it is perfect :D for anybody wondering what its like, belive me it is good ,the whole package is well put together and compliments all the other armortek units perfectly ,it was simple to set up ,no soldering just plug and play :D into the existing wireing loom for the armortek smoker ,easy to find space to fit it due to its compact size . So dont hesitate on this its a good piece of kit . Well done Adrian i think its great.
As soon as i have fixed my computer or camera i will be posting a vidio on my pz1v site sorry for the delay Adrian but was intending to post a vidio at the same time .
All the best to all
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Re: Smoker Fan Control Unit

Post by Adrian Harris » Sun Dec 02, 2012 10:46 pm

:oops: :oops: Thanks Nick - Glad you like it :oops: :oops:

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Re: Smoker Fan Control Unit

Post by Adrian Harris » Mon Dec 24, 2012 6:56 pm

I have just two units left from the initial batches of twenty five :D :D

I'll be making up a new batch in the New Year so, if you're interested, please email me at sales@armortekaddict.co.uk so that I know what size batch will be required.

I also have a couple of units put aside for people who expressed an interest originally but who have yet to pay.
I'll be sending a reminder email/PM to each of them after the festivities.


Merry Christmas to all.

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Re: Smoker Fan Control Unit

Post by JEAN MARC BELLETETE » Mon Aug 10, 2015 4:17 am

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I recently install this unit in my Tiger I and I must say it works like a charm ! Lots of smoke at the right time when hidling and when you kick it in gear ! My Neighbor tough it was a real diesel running...
Good stuff Adrian !
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Re: Smoker Fan Control Unit

Post by Adrian Harris » Mon Aug 10, 2015 7:12 am

Thank You - I'm glad you (and your neighbour) like it :D :D :D

I have quite good stocks of these units at present.

Current cost is £56 delivered in the UK. Overseas prices depend on the postage method used and Paypal fees.

The new Amplifier Module, which uses a Benedini TBS Mini in place of the TBS5, requires a lead soldered to the adapter PCB. I am in the process of arranging for a stock of these PCBs from Gill so that I can provide exchange parts with the lead already attached.

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Re: Smoker Fan Control Unit

Post by dennypatterson » Mon Aug 10, 2015 8:48 am

:roll: :roll: :lol: hello adrian, wanting me to spend more hard earned retirment cash... if you will fit them at cobberton collection this week end, i will have three!!!!!! denny.

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Re: Smoker Fan Control Unit

Post by Adrian Harris » Mon Aug 10, 2015 6:13 pm

Happy to oblige :lol: :lol:

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Re: Smoker Fan Control Unit

Post by Steve Norris » Mon Aug 10, 2015 6:58 pm

Hi Adrian.
It may be a stupid question but I will ask anyhow, Would I need 1 or 2 units to control 2 kingtiger smokers ?
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Re: Smoker Fan Control Unit

Post by Adrian Harris » Mon Aug 10, 2015 7:22 pm

Hi Steve

One module will easily handle the fans for two KT smokers. The only difficulty I can foresee is that the cabling supplied with the dual KT smokers was different, so I don't think it will be a drop in replacement.

Denny has a KT, so I'll be finding out how easy (or not) it is to fit next Saturday :lol: :shock: :roll:

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