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Brinsea Products Spot Check Thermometer - How in the heck does it work

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by lorrir, Oct 21, 2010.

  1. lorrir

    lorrir Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Bought a brand spanking new Brinsea Spot Check Thermometer , but it came with no instructions.

    The bugger keeps flashing "L", so I figure the battery is low, so I get a new battery and still the big "L". Exactly how is this thing supposed to work?
     
  2. featherz

    featherz Veggie Chick

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    L means the temp is below 90 degrees (or whatever the number was). It's not the battery. I did the same thing!! [​IMG] It only shows a temp if it's within 'incubator' range. [​IMG]
     
  3. jenlynn4

    jenlynn4 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep the L means the temps are to low to register on the thermomitor. It has to be within the range it shows on the front of the thermomitor (cant remember what it is now). But they are super great thermomitors. JEN
     
  4. LaurenM23

    LaurenM23 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Don't feel bad, I did the SAME exact thing. I just knew I bought this thing and it came with a bad battery! [​IMG]
     
  5. lorrir

    lorrir Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Probe in the bator and working perfectly. I guess I should have used K.I.S.S. (keep it simple stupid)
     
  6. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Can't get it to quit showing "L". It's been in the bator for twenty minutes now. So now what do I do?
     
    Last edited: Dec 9, 2011
  7. Frankie Ruiz

    Frankie Ruiz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    mine showed L too.. so i went out and bought a new battery.. i want to go and put it in ice water to see how accurate it is but i guess now i cant... is their any other tests i can do?
     
  8. Yiannisk

    Yiannisk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    put it under your tong to measure your temperature hope you do not have fever.
     

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