Temperature sensor and infrared lamp

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

  1. ca

    ca Songster

    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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