Farm Innovators 4250 Temp and Humidity Experiment

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  1. casportpony

    casportpony Enlightened

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    In this experiment I will set five temperature/humidity sensors in a Farm Innovators Pro Series Digital Incubator - Model 4250
    http://www.farminnovators.com/4250instructionmanualjune2017english.pdf
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    Four of the sensors are this wireless Xiomi
    https://www.xiaomistore.pk/mi-bluetooth-temperature-humidity-monitor.html
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    The fifth sensor is this wireless Sensirion:
    https://www.sensirion.com/en/environmental-sensors/humidity-sensors/development-kit/

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    The sensors have been placed together to calibrate them against each other. Xiaomi sensors are numbered Xiaomi 1-4 from left to right.
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    Data is transferred wirelessly and produces these charts so I can monitor the sensors without opening the incubator.
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    The four of the sensors will be placed in the corners of the incubator, and one will be placed in the middle.
     
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  2. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Egg Pusher

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    Are you setting eggs too?
     
  3. casportpony

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    I have some chicken and duck eggs in there that I found in a nest.
     
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  4. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Egg Pusher

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  5. casportpony

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    Sensors are in!
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    Awesome :pop
     
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  7. Tycine1

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    Following, this is the make and model of my incubator. Using their controls, my eggs hatch late (some not at all), using a store bought thermometer my eggs hatch early. I looked up my model of pharmacy bought thermometer and I can't even change it from cent. to farenh., let alone calibrate the thing. It's a microlife MT 700 thermometer, and downloaded the instructions in English (today) on their website since it was packaged with only Spanish instruction. Cannot calibrate it, and to claim warranty, I'd have to prepay to ship it to SWITZERLAND from Panama, with original receipt (you know the receipt type, the ones that turn to blank white pieces of paper after 3 weeks??), in other words... I can't even send the thing in for a replacement. It was an expensive thermometer, close to $30 (and was the cheapest they had at the store).
     
  8. penny1960

    penny1960 Going back to La La Land

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    Would love to keep a eye on this learn more to help others
     
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  9. casportpony

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    The 10:00 am reading
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  10. Tycine1

    Tycine1 Crowing

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    That's quite a difference from #1 vs #4, over 4 degrees F.
     
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