HELP!!! Incubator humidity not working and keeps beeping!!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Majak5, Mar 21, 2018.

  1. Majak5

    Majak5 Chirping

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    I have a HHD 24 egg incubator and it was working fine( other than the temp being out but I’ve set it up with a temp and humidity gauge that works) but the humidity usually works fine and says the proper humidity but today it either shows up as 26% or EE shows on the screen and it beeps. The water Chanel’s are full so I don’t know what it’s doing. I’ve turned it off and on and I’ve completely unplugged it and everything, I don’t know why it is doing this. Anyone know anything? A8E9821C-7D78-46B9-AC66-CA528E6C2B95.jpeg
     
  2. sylviethecochin

    sylviethecochin Free Ranging

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    I don't incubate. But if the guage is broken, I think you can make one with a spare bulb thermometer and a shoestring.
    @Pyxis probably knows the links.
     
  3. Pyxis

    Pyxis Hatchi Wan Kenobi

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    That looks like an incubator malfunction, so I can't help you with that since I'm not familiar with that brand of incubator (it sounds like you've already had a lot of problems with it so after this hatch if I were you I'd return it and get something else).

    But it does look like you've got a backup hygrometer there so I'd just go by that one if you've calibrated it and found it to be accurate.
     
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  4. tjb

    tjb Songster

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    I had the same issue with the exact same incubator... I tried everything to get it to stop beeping--even tried to follow the wire to snip the humidity sensor. Ended up getting a different incubator.
     
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  5. Majak5

    Majak5 Chirping

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    I turned it off and on a few times and it fixed up
     
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  6. Majak5

    Majak5 Chirping

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    Do you know how to get the egg turner on the HHD to turn automatically every however long it is meant to turn them, at the moment it only turns when I click the reset button
     
  7. Clyde Timms

    Clyde Timms In the Brooder

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    I have 3 of these 24 egg incubators. When the EE is displayed the Sensor for that has failed. This may be due to a bad Sensor or a bad connection where it is plugged into the mainboard. The Humidity Sensor is over against the side in the bottom tray and is outside the water canals. It is not supposed to ever get water directly on it but if it is overfilled it might. One way to quickly see if the Sensor is working is to blow your breath directly on it thru a straw. The humidity will quickly rise up to above 75%. The only real issues that I am having with mine is the top cover keeps popping out of the bottom half on one side or the other after running a couple of days. When they do this the control will have to cycle more and it will lose humidity faster.
     
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  8. Juliedance

    Juliedance Hatching

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    Has anyone figured out how to fix if the humidity sensor isn't working aside from turning it on and off? I've done that several times. I ran the unit for three weeks without a beeping problem. Turned it off overnight and now I can't get it working again without beeping. Says 76% humidity and EE. I even tried taking some of the water out.
     

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