Incubation ? Stc1000 to little giant

Discussion in 'Hatch-A-Longs' started by Kinnyg, Mar 19, 2015.

  1. Kinnyg

    Kinnyg Out Of The Brooder

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    Has anyone tried to connect a stc 1000 temp control to a little giant still air incubator? I have tried but was not successful. I thought it would be more consistent in keeping the same set temperature.
     
  2. WalnutHill

    WalnutHill Overrun With Chickens

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    What model Little Giant?

    I successfully used STC-1000 on two LG 9200, one forced air and one still air, with much better performance than the LG controller.

    One thing to keep in mind is that you need to turn the knob on the LG all the way up so that only the STC-1000 is controlling the temperature.

    STC-1000 are also of very low mass, especially without a turner. If not using a turner, use a full bottle of water to act as a heat sink to help stabilize temperatures. Small, smooth gravel in the water channels can help too, and can be sanitized between sets by boiling.

    Where do you have the sensor mounted?
     
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  3. Kinnyg

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    Actually I've had problems with the wiring. And I am using an egg turner.
     
  4. WalnutHill

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    I can help you with the wiring. I have wired many of these, and just completed my rock-solid cabinet incubator with one of these.
     

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