Programming the Sentry Xpress 4 | Methods & Ideas

Programming the Sentry Xpress 4

The Sentry Xpress 4.0 is a three-key controller manufactured by Orton Ceramic. It's found on many kilns, including Paragon's BenchTop-16 and Caldera. It can be configured to program in Fahrenheit or Celsius. We'll be working in Fahrenheit. In this lesson, we'll cover how to enter a basic program, as well as some commonly used programming options.

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Programming the Sentry Xpress 4 - Additional Information PDF
Includes a list of tools and products used in this lesson.

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