How to build it

Fermentor v0.3

Domingo Fermenter Lab
How to build it

Sources

All the files needed to build the Fermenter Lab v0.3 are available on Github.

Below you will find more details about the electronics and/or the housing. Please keep in mind that this is an ongoing project that is far from being finished, even though it works perfectly and we use it almost every day to make delicious tempeh.

View and download all fabrication files

Electronic board

The main electronic components of the fermentor are: a Rapsberry Pico mounted on a custom electronic board, an OLED display and four buttons, a general toggle switch, a temperature and humidity sensor, a fan and two heating pads.

List of components

Total price: 47,13€

Unlinked components must be updated.

PCB design
PCB front
PCB back
Enclosure

Install the code on the Pico

  1. Install Thonny (code editor) and the MycroPython firmware on the Pico → Raspberry Pi documentation

  2. You can program your Pico by connecting it to a computer via USB, then dragging and dropping a file onto it → Raspberry Pi documentation