Every been annoyed at all the lava buckets you need to place in a breeder reactor to get it up to temperature?
Well I was annoyed the first time it had to do it. So I decided to make the "Reactor heater"
This addon adds an item to Industrialcraft, the "Reactor Heater" and what it does is
basically heat the hull of a reactor to a target heat. It cannot cool that reactor and if it runs out of energy it can
no longer provide anymore heat to the reactor.
The reactor heater heats the reactor by using it's stored energy to create heat. It does so at a rate of 1 EU for 1 heat
and provides a maximum heat of 200 per pulse.
If the hull reaches the preset heat it will just stop heating until the hull drops below that preset heat level
The heater stores 128000 energy units which (given the fact that 1 EU equals 1 heat) is the same as 64 lava buckets
The crafting recipe is:
Integrated heat dispenser | glowstone dust | Integrated heat dispenser
Energy crystal | electronic circuit | Energy crystal
Just craft the heater, charge it and insert it an empty slot in the reactor.
When you do this you will notice that the reactor GUI has an extra bit where you
can set the target heat level.
Give your opinion about this addon but please be constructive. If you don't like it you can
say so but add why you don't like it. If you like it enjoy and also leave a comment why
you like it :p
And of course suggestions are always welcome (maybe you don't like the recipe or energy storage?)
Also I'm unsure how I need to prepare this for SMP so any help there is also welcome
Download the zip file and copy the content of it in the industrial craft jar.
(don't add it to the mods folder, you need to copy the content in the industrial craft jar
because it modifies industrial craft files)
ps: this is my first mod so I hope it has a bit of quality :p