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Topic # 95901 16-Jan-2012 14:18
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Hi,

Got a fairly eclectic collection of gear to offload. Open to offers. :)

1)

Philips Pronto TSU9400 +
Philips Pronto RFX9400  -this will give you a touchscreen remote with full RF capability. Programming these is complicated, but worthwhile. There's a huge amount you can do with these.

http://www.pronto.philips.com/Products/Control_Panels/TSU9400/ 

In decent working order. Bought January 2008

2) 

Home Theater Master URC-MX850 +
Home Theater Master MRF 250

http://www.universalremote.com/products/residential/remotes/mx-850

This is better if you like physical buttons. Slightly less capable in terms of the software, but macros etc.. work flawlessly.

3)

DIY Sous vide gear - this is for temperature-controlled cooking, see http://douglasbaldwin.com/sous-vide.html for details.
Consists of:
Go Systems Blowtorch + spare gas cylinder
Sous Vide At Home Controller
http://www.sousvideathome.com.au/
HOTOR (?) Rice Cooker. 15L. Yes, 15 litres.

4)

Yamaha RX-V1400. This is quite a few years old. Does component video switching, and has really, really nice sound. No HDMI ports, so I'm not sure how much interest there'll be here, but it's a proper mid-range stereo.

Any questions, sing out.

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  Reply # 569468 16-Jan-2012 14:20
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Have you moved on to something else for your sous vide needs?



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  Reply # 569469 16-Jan-2012 14:20
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Not yet. Aiming to get the Sous Vide Professional, which runs at about $1400 once you get it here. :) 

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  Reply # 569471 16-Jan-2012 14:22
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Have you seen this? It's Simon Gault's website.
http://www.souschef.co.nz/index.php?route=product/product&path=163_164&product_id=624

Obviously, it might impact your sale, but what are the drawbacks of the system you're selling as opposed to the above?



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  Reply # 569472 16-Jan-2012 14:24
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Yep - that's where I'm planning on ordering from. Sadly, that price isn't GST inclusive. It also seems to want minimum quantities of 111, which I'm presuming is a typo.

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  Reply # 569475 16-Jan-2012 14:32
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yumcimil: Yep - that's where I'm planning on ordering from. Sadly, that price isn't GST inclusive. It also seems to want minimum quantities of 111, which I'm presuming is a typo.

Are you sure? When you add 111 to the cart, it comes up as $141,524.28 = $1,274.99 x 111.

Also, did you see my query regarding the shortcomings of the cheaper unit? Sous vide is something I'm interested in, but $1000+ is too much an outlay for my experimentation. On the other hand,  I don't want to be disappointed by lacklustre performance...



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  Reply # 569481 16-Jan-2012 14:52
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Whoops, sorry, missed that. Also, apparently I mixed up my numbers - you're right about the price. :)

Effectively, it's a very simple temperature sensor that turns off the power to the socket when the temperature goes over, and turns it back on when it drops, so it can fluctuate by a couple of degrees either way, depending on the situation. I'm hoping for control below about half a degree (got Modernist Cuisine for Christmas), so an upgrade is in order.

The controller itself cost $140 AUD + Shipping, and I can sell it on its own (the rice cooker's really ridiculously large, and will go quite easily on trademe). It also has a little water pump, but apparently an air pump for aquarium's is a better bet.

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