[EMS Discuss] Incubator Humidifier

Thu Dec 13 09:48:57 PST 2012

I have the innards of a steam mop laying around if that is helpful.


On 12/12/2012 6:58 PM, Mr. Clif wrote:
> Hey Kevin,
> I was just cleaning up my garage (the mice got into my boxes, Arg!) 
> and a solution to your incubator humidifier problem just popped into 
> my head. What if instead of pumping water into the incubator, you 
> heated up a small amount that was in a container outside it? Then it 
> would evaporate or even make steam which would flow though a short 
> tube into the warm area.
> Have one of those upside down (gerbil)bottles that dips into a very 
> small reservoir which is sealed except for a short plastic hose that 
> goes into the incubator. Put a heating element perhaps like the ones 
> that go into a coffe cup into the reservoir, and use PWM on it or at 
> least turn it on for short durations while you wait for the Humidity 
> to come up. Of course you need a sensor for that. As the reservoir 
> dries up the bottle will refill it to the level that it dips into it.
>     Ciao,
>     Clif
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