Genesis 1588 Toggle switch model - NEED HELP with adjusting temps

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  1. math ace

    math ace Overrun With Chickens

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    I have an older model 1588 Genesis Hovabator. I need to lower the factory setting temps slightly.

    I've printed the pdf file from GQF MFG and have tried for 2 days to adjust the temps. I am ready to SCREAM.

    Can any one advise? I need to lower the temps 1 degree.

    I toggled all switches off.
    I toggle 1, 5, 6, 7, 8 ON.


    The light blinks rapidly, BUT nothing seems to happen.

    The PDF file says something about
    Turning everything off
    Then turning the 4 switch on.


    When I do this the blinking turns into a slow blink.

    STILL NOTHING SEEMS TO HAPPEN....

    PLEASE ADVISE....

    ONE Degree is all that stops me from setting eggs - - [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  2. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner True BYC Addict

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    Yeah, that gets real confusing. I had an awful time trying to get it adjusted.

    What dip switch do you leave on when you get finished? My factory setting was 4, but when I turned 4 off and turned 3 on, the temperature dropped close to a degree, which was all I needed.
     
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  3. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe True BYC Addict

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    I would try calling GQF customer service.

    1 degree might just have them hatch a day early.
    What kind of eggs are they?
     
  4. mstricer

    mstricer Overrun With Chickens

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    If it is at 100* it won't hurt them.
     
  5. math ace

    math ace Overrun With Chickens

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    It is 101.5 without adjustments. That is too high for my liking.

    I sent a couple of emails to GQF and am waiting for a response.

    I was just hoping that a few of our BYC members would have some personal experience with this model and could remind me how to lower the temps a degree or two.

    I did end up restoring the factory default with the 4 switch up. Then I turned it off and turned the 3 on.
    I am happy with the 100.1 that I have now.


    Thanks for the replies :)
     

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