Will this fan work for an incubator??

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Lucky1, Mar 12, 2012.

  1. Lucky1

    Lucky1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It is called a 115V AC 120mm Cooling Fan, SUNON SP100A 1123XSL, Intellinet 206297 and its from amazon.com, would it work??
     
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  2. Baggagolers

    Baggagolers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't see why not, but it might depend on how big you incubator is. I'm no expert, but if the incubator is small a 80mm fan would be ok or maybe better.
     
  3. Lucky1

    Lucky1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would say that it is a small-ish incubator, it can hold about 30-35 eggs in it when it is full, but it is fairly tall.
     
  4. Jbrandt000

    Jbrandt000 Out Of The Brooder

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    I use an old CPU fan out of a computer, one out of the power supply will work too. I use a 12 volt power pack that plugs into 110 and cut and splice the wires together. The CPU fan is more quiet and does the best job for me.
     
  5. mb poultry

    mb poultry Out Of The Brooder

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    I also use an old CPU fan spliced into an old cell phone charging cord. My homemade incubator holds 30 eggs, and is a cabinet style also. Any size fan should be fine as long as it circulates the air a little.
     
  6. daze333

    daze333 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a large home made cabinet style incubator (holds 123 eggs) that I have 2 fans similar to the one you are talking about in it. It does a great job of circulating the air. I do still have small differences in temps, but I move my eggs once a week and have great hatches. I do want to warn you that they are a little noisy. You get used to it though. Mine runs 24/7 for 6 months. [​IMG] Good luck!
     
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