Power requirements for US version of Brewzilla 3.1.1?


#1

What’s the maximum current required by the US version of Brewzilla 3.1.1.

I’d like to use the unit on a 20amp 220v circuit.

I know that the unit includes a NEMA 6-30R plug and that such a plug is rated for 30amp, but given that maximum wattage required by the heating elements is 2400W, I suspec this may have been chosen for compatibility with typical 220v outlets used for appliances.

Thanks!

Tom


#2

The 220V Brewzilla 35L comes with a 30A rated plug, but the wiring in the power cord is only suitable for 15 A and the device requires only 10 A with both heaters turned on. I replaced the provided plug with a NEMA L14-20 twist lock plug and wired the circuit with a 20A 240 V GFCI circuit breaker, and have experienced no problems. The GFCI is highly recommended as the device is not water proof by any stretch of the imagination.


#3

Thanks! One of the circuits I’m thinking about using already has a 20 amp 240v gfci breaker, so your answer is very on point.

Thanks again!