hova bator conversion with a computer fan

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by francisflock1, Mar 1, 2011.

  1. francisflock1

    francisflock1 New Egg

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    Wanting to convert a still air hova bator on the cheap...can I substitute a brushless computer fan for the kit? does it move too much air?

    thanks in advance!
     
  2. rebelcowboysnb

    rebelcowboysnb Confederate Money Farm

    Lots of people have done that. You need a 12V power plug to power it.
     
  3. georgialee

    georgialee Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 9, 2009
    Knoxville, TN
    I don't know what a 'brushless' fan is, but I took the fan out of my old gateway laptop and wired it to a phone charger. It works great. [​IMG]

    eta: the charger I used is 5.2 volts and it works fine with the fan... if I used any more power I think it would be too strong.
     
    Last edited: Mar 1, 2011

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