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hova bator conversion with a computer fan

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

  1. francisflock1

    francisflock1 New Egg

    Mar 1, 2011
    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 Premium Member

    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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