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Brinsea Octagon 20 Advance vs. Eco with turner - why buy the Advance?

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Why buy the Advance over saving money while buying the eco and turner? What are the advantages?

Woyuld you rather have two ECOs with turners or one Advance?
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I got the advance for the digital temp and humidity readings. Also with the advance you can add the humidity pump which makes the incubator totally set and forget. Advance also has the cool down option that replicates the hen leaving the nest each day. The advance has alarms if your temp ever gets too high or too low. I do set these on mine but they have never gone off. It's always been a very reliable incubator.

I've not had an eco but from what I have read they are just as reliable as the advance as in holding temp and humidity.
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Not sure where you live, but friends have had a bit of trouble keeping humidity up at lockdown.  

 

I live in the high desert where humidity drops into the single digits at times, so for me the pump was so much better than having to open the bator to keep refilling the water channel.  Never have to worry about running out of water in the bator.

 

For me, I'm really happy I got the advance with the pump.  The chicks are happy, too!

 

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I live in Congo, a tropical zone so the humidity is naturally pretty high. I was planning on doing dry incubation methods.
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