digital thermometers and calibrating

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by aberfitch, Apr 12, 2008.

  1. aberfitch

    aberfitch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Too bad didgital thermometers can not be calibrated. I use fluker's. I compaired 2 side by side and they were off.
     
  2. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    I agree. I could put 6 therometers side by side and no two would read the same. [​IMG]
     
  3. tfpets

    tfpets Mmm, tastes like chicken

    Could? I have six here, and none read the same! My incubator is like a thermometer forest with a few eggs in it (42 actually) - Humidity reads different on all of them too? Wish there was some reliable, accurate, first time around best bet to buy gauge I could trust? Good luck!
     
  4. Wooden_Pony

    Wooden_Pony Chillin' With My Peeps

    Do you have a local Cigar Shop?

    That is where I buy mine at. They are calibrated and the hydromteres read true as well. You will however spend more then you would at Wal-Mart or the pet store but you are getting one that reads true.

    They sell digital and manual reading ones.
     
  5. jnjross

    jnjross Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 3, 2008
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    I plan to check with fluke and raytek and just keep the diff in mine from the accurite. dh is an hvac tech I have lots of gadgets to play with, they're just too big to fit in the bator with turner
     
    Last edited: Apr 13, 2008
  6. P0U1TRYP3RS0N

    P0U1TRYP3RS0N Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I use a thermometer from radio shack. I calibrated it by checking it against my thermostat.
     

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