heating coil question?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by TedJan92_in_Idaho, Dec 10, 2011.

  1. TedJan92_in_Idaho

    TedJan92_in_Idaho Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 27, 2011
    Cocolalla Idaho
    Anyone tell me how to tell how many watts a heating coil is? I have one from a small heater I would like to use in my incubator build. It says it is 250 watts. I would like one that is 150. What if anything can I change to reduce the wattage?

    Thanks for any help!
  2. cva34

    cva34 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 10, 2011
    Van Vleck ,TX
    I doubt it without a amp meter.Or measure Ohms resistance across element and it can be calculated...cva34

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