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Brinsea Octagon eco 20 question

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Thread Starter 

I have a question if you could help me please, about the Brinasa, it says it's factory preset at 99.5 but it is reading about 101. I have had it on for about 4 hours. Should ​I re-set it lower or when I put in the eggs will it stabilize? Thanks!

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:welcome

Welcome to the flock!!

 

 

you should check the accuracy of the reading with a calibrated thermometer and adjust accordingly.   if it's holding a steady temp that temp will be the same once the eggs get equalized, the eggs only add mass to prevent rapid fluctuations in the temperature.  hope that helps.

post #3 of 5
Thread Starter 

Thank you!! I turned it down last night, think it has to come down another half degree. 

post #4 of 5

I also purchased a new Brinsea Octagon eco 20 this spring and my temperature also appeared to be preset too high. Mine seemed to be initially set to 100.5 and I turned it down before setting eggs. 

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As a side note, my incubator seems to read about 1 degree lower at egg height even though it has the fan. 

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