Is hygrometer calibration an important issue?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Chemguy, Jan 3, 2012.

  1. Chemguy

    Chemguy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi all. I just posted to a thread that was looking for info on how to calibrate a hygrometer. (https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=615625) Rather than hijack that thread, I thought I'd post new. Alienchick posted a really useful method for calibration, using salt and water. This tests the accuracy of the hygrometer at 75% RH, at room temperature. Is hygrometer calibration something that comes up regularly, and is it important to you? Would it be useful to have additional ways to calibrate for other humidity levels?
     
    Last edited: Jan 3, 2012
  2. Chemguy

    Chemguy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is a test post, to see if I might have found a bug

    ETA....nope
     
    Last edited: Jan 11, 2012
  3. rebelcowboysnb

    rebelcowboysnb Confederate Money Farm

    Here's how I see it. http://cmfarm.us/HygrometerCalibration.html
     

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