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Unread 02-22-2013, 09:47 AM   #15
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Originally Posted by jmoney7269 View Post
Actually PID parameters are set and that's how they work. The PID tuning loop does not learn the pit. That's why some of the old pit controllers would get "Integral windup" and have a big spike every once in a while. Unless you had a temp alarm, you would never know. The only way a PID controller learns your pit is if it has an adaptive algorithm or fuzzy logic like the auber products
Good catch. I should have specified the Auber when discussing the pit learning.
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