How to turn this CRAZY thing on!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Phionex Boy, Aug 9, 2014.

  1. Phionex Boy

    Phionex Boy Chillin' With My Peeps

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  2. darkbluespace

    darkbluespace Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Did you wire it to a 12V plug and to your heat source or plug in?
     
  3. Phionex Boy

    Phionex Boy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    SAY WHAT?
     
  4. darkbluespace

    darkbluespace Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The thermostat you bought is just the brain.... you have to hook it up to a plug so you can plug it in and power it. Then you have to hook it up to the heat source you want to control. If you look at your link on Amazon, the fourth photo down has labels for each screw/ button etc. Did some directions come with it? They should show you how to wire it. You will need a 12V cord, I got mine at the goodwill for $3, since that is the voltage your thermostat needs.
     
  5. Phionex Boy

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    can you help me/ tell me how to hook it up to power it?
     
  6. Phionex Boy

    Phionex Boy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the directions came in chineese! UGH
     
  7. MeghanChickLady

    MeghanChickLady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Im sorry, I don't know. I used a box, tinfoil, and an ordinary lamp for an incubator, really. I don't know how to do anything with those; Ive never even seen one.
     
  8. darkbluespace

    darkbluespace Chillin' With My Peeps

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    bummer... mine is different, not sure if it wires the same way. Try searching for your thermostat and click images... that is how I found photos of how to wire mine.
     
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  10. Phionex Boy

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    you put a battery in?
     

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