Incubator question.

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Hrschick22, Apr 27, 2017.

  1. Hrschick22

    Hrschick22 Just Hatched

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    So I bought an intelligent incubator 56A, and there's a candleling button. I cannot for the life of me figure out where the bulb is suppose to go so that I can use this feature. Anybody use this incubator before? I know I can use my hand and a light but the candleing button just seems easier.
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  2. PD-Riverman

    PD-Riverman Overrun With Chickens

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    I thought each egg hole in the turner has a led in the bottom for this feature?
     
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  3. Hrschick22

    Hrschick22 Just Hatched

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    Well I hit the candle button and nothing happens. I have been looking all over the internet and I can't find anything and the instruction booklet says nothing about it. It's weird.
     
  4. PD-Riverman

    PD-Riverman Overrun With Chickens

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    Look in the bottom of each cup that holds the eggs-----you see a small lite/led bulb?? That's your Candler bulbs. Working or not I have no knowledge how to fix that problem.
     
  5. Hrschick22

    Hrschick22 Just Hatched

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    Either way, thanks for the help! Idk why I thought it was just one big light under the tray.
     
  6. PD-Riverman

    PD-Riverman Overrun With Chickens

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    If its a real smart incubator---only the lights that have eggs setting over them will light up-----you tried that?
     
  7. Hrschick22

    Hrschick22 Just Hatched

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    Well idk I mean I've pressed the light button and nothing happens. You can hear it turn on and see the light symbol on the screen but there's no light turning on. Idk if I'm suppose to buy lightbulbs or what. I don't want to open it too much cause the eggs are in there.
     
  8. PD-Riverman

    PD-Riverman Overrun With Chickens

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    OK----I did not know it had eggs. If its in a dark room or tonight when its dark press the button and see if you see the eggs light up. If your eggs are chicken eggs---you can open it every day for a few minutes without any problem---if you want---(a hen usually gets off her nest every day until she locks down)----until the 18 day---Then after that I do not open it till after the hatch(that's your call if you do or don't).
    These bulbs look like they are built into the turner rack---so if the turner is removable then the light have to plug in somewhere or some way to work----are they plugged in??

    Oh one other thing---if you have read all the reviews on this type incubator I sure hope you are using a second good thermometer inside to check the temp?? Really you should do that with any incubator that has a built in meter.
     
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  9. DwayneNLiz

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    IDEA

    you incubator looks like thiis one
    HHD incubator 56s

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    i think the 56s has the light and the 56a does not, i am trying to figure out the difference right now to make sure
     

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