brinsea eco 20 - instructions?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by spish, Jan 27, 2011.

  1. spish

    spish De Regenboog Kippetjes

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    just been to open up my brinsea eco 20 to get it set up but theres no instructions in the box?

    do i just put it in the auto turn cradle and switch it on?

    how long does it have to run before i put eggs in and wheres best to place the humidity reader?

    finally tracked down eggs to hatch (araucana, chabo, cochin bantam, mechelse koekoek and marans) and i cant wait to get them in there!!!
     
  2. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

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    Are the instructions inside the incubator, perhaps under the tray? If not, I think you can see them on their website.
     
  3. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

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    The auto turn cradle and the 'bator have their own power cords. I would set it in the cradle, and turn on the incubator and add the water to one well, just half full, to get it stable, which won't take that long. Just set the hygrometer inside.

    Turn the auto cradle on after you set the eggs.
     
  4. spish

    spish De Regenboog Kippetjes

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    many many thanks, that helps [​IMG] found the instructions online too so am busy printing out a copy [​IMG]
     
  5. Diamond Wire Farms

    Diamond Wire Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats! And welcome to the Brinsea cult. Join the February Brinsea Hatch-along!
     
  6. pascopol

    pascopol Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just to add, Brinsea comes to the set temp in 10-15 min.

    No need to "stabilize" your bator (in styrobator case) for 3 days or so.

    No need to spend sleepless night babysitting your bator (LG or what I call Little Monster) for deadly spikes in temperature.

    Also due to Brinsea relative low air volume (comparing to other bators) Brinsea comes back to the set temperature AND humidity in minutes if open.

    Nonpatient hatchers rejoice!

    Disclaimer:

    I still do not recommend eccesive opening any bator including Brinsea.
     

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