Temperature sensor and infrared lamp

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by ca, Oct 17, 2010.

  1. ca

    ca Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 7, 2010
    I'll get chicks in November. I have a temperature sensor that will turn lamps on/off to keep temp at the desired setting. I was planning to run with an infrared light but now I am having second thoughts. Is the sensor going to read the temp correctly off an infrared lamp? do I have to cover the sensor (basically a thick wire spiral) with cloth? Anybody have experience with this problem?[​IMG]

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