Janoel-48 Operation Instructions


Instructions:

Testing your unit for the first time:

1.       Connect the egg turner plug to the control plug inside the egg compartment.

2.       Connect the provided power supply to the front of the unit and your power source.

3.       Turn unit on.

4.       You will hear an alarm sounding due to low temperature/humidity.

5.       Press any of the green buttons to cancel the alarm.

6.       Lift incubator lid (caution egg turner connection plug/wire), fill water channel with ½ cup water.  Close lid and  the humidity reading will increase.

7.       Let the unit run for 2 hours, this will allow egg turner to turn once and the temperature/humidity readings will be stable.

8.       Place another thermometer inside the unit to compare temperature reading with unit digital reading display.

Setting the temperature.

1.       Push “SET’ once.

2.       Push “+” or “-“ to select the desire temperature.

3.       Push “SET” once more to exit.

Adjusting Unit parameter settings.

1.       Press and hold “SET  for 3 seconds.

2.       Push “+” or “-“ until code appears in the temperature screen reading.

3.       Push “SET”.

4.       Push “+” or “-“ to adjust to your desired setting.

5.       The unit will return to display setting within a few seconds.

Temperature alarm parameter settings

The temperature alarm is factory set to sound a 1°C over or below the set temperature.  This is sufficient and you do not need to make any changes to these settings.

1.       Low temperature alarm parameter setting = AL

2.       Higher temperature alarm parameter setting = AH

Humidity alarm parameter settings

The humidity alarm is factory set to sound at 45% humidity.  This is sufficient and you should not need to make adjustments to these settings.

1.       Low humidity alarm parameter setting = AS

2.       By filling both water channels the humidity should rise to 60% dependent on the local humidity levels and the time of year.

3.       Day 1 through Day 18 the humidity should measure 55% area.

4.       Day 19 through Day 21 the humidity should measure 60-65% during the hatch.

Note:  If you want a low humidity incubation hatch, adjust the humidity alarm parameter setting AS to 10%.  Depending on the room humidity, you will add only a small amount of water 30ml or 1/8 cup to water channels to begin with and  add 15ml when the humidity drops near 10% to maintain a 45% humidity.  Once the hatch begins do not take the lid off the incubator until you think all the chicks have hatched.

Note:  If you want a dry incubation hatch, adjust the humidity alarm parameter setting AS to 1-2%.  The humidity reading will be low depending on the room humidity level for Day 1 through Day 18.  Day 19 through Day 21 the humidity should measure 60-65% during the hatch, therefore add 30-60ml of water to the water channels.  Once the hatch begins do not take the lid off the incubator until you think all the chicks have hatched. 
 
Calibrating temperature sensor reading


The thermometer correct reading is set at 0°C.  The reading given by the thermometer can be adjusted if you find that the temperature reading is incorrect using a calibrated thermometer.


1.       Calibrating the temperature sensor measurement = CA


2.       Press and hold “SET” for 3 seconds.


3.       Push “+” or “-“ until code CA appears in the temperature screen.

4.       Push “SET”.

5.       Push “+” or “-“ to adjust to the correct measurement.

Note that the adjustment is the difference between the thermometer reading and should be with “-“ if the temperature reading of the incubator is too high and normal value (indicating + value) if the incubator reading is too low.

Using your incubator

1.       Test incubator to see that it is functioning properly.

2.       Connect egg turner.

3.       Fill water channel to desired humidity level.  Usually ½ to 1 cup at the beginning.

4.       Set eggs with pointy side down.

5.       Close incubator lid, turn switch on.

6.       Press reset button (left green button) to reset and start the day counter from “0”.

7.       Watch humidity levels and fill water channels as needed.

8.       Day 19 unplug egg turner and remove egg turner.

9.       Place eggs on the bottom grid.

10.   Fill both water channels to increase humidity.  Very important to ensure eggshells are soft enough for the chicks to break through shells.

11.   Avoid opening lid while chicks are hatching.  Opening lid reduces humidity level for unhatched chicks.

12.   After hatch is complete, clean unit with soap and water.  Avoid water contact to the lid, use air to blow debris away from the fan and heating element.
 
 
 

76 comments:

  1. I just got this And the beeping won't go off and I click the green buttons

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    1. Is the Humidity a least 45? If not you need to put more water in the two channels in the bottom tray. Then when the Humidty goes past 45 you can push the button on the right side of the machine. Do not push the reset on the left side. It is just for your day counter. I marked my plastic grating on top with a marker so I would know right where to put my water at. On day 19 your going to remove your eggs from the turner and place them on the plastic grate. Leave some room on one side so you can fold up some paper towels and lay there. On the last three days you want your humidity higher. So fill both troughs and wet the paper towel real good. Close the lid and wait for the peeps.

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    2. Hallo kann mir jemand sagen wie ich den Tages Zähler auf null bekomme habe keine grüne taste .
      Dankeee im voraus

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  2. Follow the guidelines above in: Humidity alarm parameter settings

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  3. I can't seem to reset mine. Does that mean it's broken.

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    1. May need a little more information on what you have done to fix your reset issue. Have you lowered the setting number and did the alarm stop?

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  4. I can't raise the temperature of mine. I've pushed the SET button and the + button. It is at 37.7 but in the incubator I've measured the temperature and it's at 36 inside. The CA button is at 0 and I don't know what to do.

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  5. As you go through the settings and get to CA then push set and onto the + or - button to adjust the temperature. Have you tried the - minus button to see if the temperature reading will change. If neither + or - changes temperature settings then you may have a malfunction. If you aren't incubating eggs, try unplugging the incubator and see if will reset an internal malfunction, then restart machine.

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  6. how much i need to set temparature in my incubator ?

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  7. 37.5 degrees C or 99.5 degrees F is your goal setting.

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  8. i have chicken eggs in my incubator it is now day 15 the temp would range from 95 to 100, this morning as i went to turn the eggs i noticed my incubator had came unplugged during the night the temp is now on 70 degrees.what do you think?

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    1. It's a gamble, if you paid a lot of money for the eggs then I would continue. My reasoning is I've had hens get off their nest for long periods and I thought the eggs felt cool, but they did hatch. If you have plenty of eggs to restart, then I may lean to that direction. Note on the plug-in, I've had this happen to me in the past and I think it loosens when we lift the lid several times during use.

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  9. Ive switched mine on and the red switch is lit but no gauges are working, am I doing something wrong?

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  10. All of my gauges light up when you switch the on button. Look for a loose wire or take it back if new.

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  11. Just bought a J8-48 and my day counter is stuck on day 15. When I hit the reset button it only resets the countdown to turn the eggs. How can I reset the day counter?

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    1. Hi did you reset the day counter? Mine starts at day 22 and counts up :\

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    2. I held down reset and set for 10seconds and it seems to have sorted it

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  12. The egg turner motor does a full cycle, so egg always end up back at the same point of orientation. I would have thought a half cycle would be necessary?

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  13. My egg turner makes a full cycle as well and hasn't been a problem with development.

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    1. Ok, thanks that is useful to know. How much success have you had?

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    2. Using dry humidity incubation increased the hatch rate considerable.

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  14. Hola, no puedo hacer que aumente la humedad, ya llene las dos canales y no me funciona. que puedo hacer para aumentar la humedad?
    Hello, I can not do to increase humidity, and fill the two channels and it does not work. I can do to increase humidity?

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  15. Cool water temperatures will provide low humidity levels and filling both channels is more than enough water. Add a little warm water and your humidity will rise. My experience is two full channels is too much humidity. Low level humidity levels works well for chicken eggs.

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  16. I can't get the temperature to go above 36.2, even when the incubator is set on 39.5. What can I do?

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    1. Let incubator run for 24 hours and measure temperature with a second thermometer to confirm your actual temperature. If heating element is bad, I haven't looked for a vendor who has replacement parts for this season.

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  17. for those of you with a problem calibrationg this incubator please note: If I set the temperature to 37.5 degrees centigrade AS SHOWN ON THE DIGITAL READ OUT my incubator would be running at approx 10 degrees lower than this.YOU MUST CALIBRATE WITH A MEDICAL THERMOMETER FIRST! pLACE THE MEDICAL THERMOMETER INSIDE THE INCUBATATOR AND TEST THE TRUE READ OUT ON THE MEDIACAL THERMOMETER AGAINST THE DIGITAL READ OUT ON THE INCUBATOR DISPLAY. NOW THIS IS THE IMPORTANT PART: The "HS" settings on your incubator have factory presets which you must change in order to raise the temperature the the desired amount, only if your internal incubator sensor is off as much as mine, by some 10 degrees. So please look at section 6 of your user manaul and change these settings.This will allow you to increase the temperature to your desired temperature. Section 6 of the user manual is your fisrt operation if you HAVE to change settings for true calibration.You may have to change the "HS" setting or the "LS" setting if your incubator's digital display as as bad as mine.

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  18. I have some fertilized eggs which I would like see hatch. Can the egg tray be the same as the one used in the shop and how is a bed of cotton wool likely to affect the temperature?

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    1. If the plug matches the one on the incubator to plug the tray into then give it a try. I don't know without trying. Never used cotton wool or measure the temperature ones its warmed.

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  19. 1. Iam facing a problem of the exact time to add water to the incubator. some are saying after 4 - 5 days you add water. others are saying you add water every day. now which is wich?
    2. my machine does not do me well. At the first time I had 40 eggs in the machine, only 12 eggs hatched successfully, some few were half hatched and the chicks died. Some eggs showed no sign of hatching while they had premature chicks in them. For the second time out of 48 eggs I got only 14, the story is the same. Please help me what might be the problem!

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  20. Adding water is to maintain the humidity level within the incubator. When you add water will vary as the outside humidity plays a part as well.

    May I suggest the dry humidity hatch on your next incubation. Read the options listed above in the instructions. I had the same issue and found I was drowning the chicks because the humidity was too high. Withhold adding water until the 19th day, then raise the humidity to 50%-60% and leave the lid on the next 3 days. Note the humidity may go down and that's ok without adding any more water. This method improved my hatch greatly.

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  21. I can't get my temp above 27.1 and my humidity is at 72 with it being empty of water. I've tried unplugging and to reset it but did not help. This is only the second time I've used this incubator.... Am I doing something wrong ? The temp in settings is set at 39.9 and no change in temp

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  22. Not sure what's going on either. Does anyone else have a suggestion?

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  23. When you say lay eggs pointy side down do you mean I have to fill whole cradle to pack them in tight or can I lay some on their side, cheers

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  24. When using the auto egg turner; you'll want the small pointed egg end facing down. The large end of the egg is where the air sac is inside the egg. If you're not using the auto egg turner, then you can lay however many eggs you wish to incubate. Hand turn eggs a least twice a day. Note I have been gone over the weekend and didn't hand turn the eggs until I returned home and then roll the eggs and the eggs hatched.

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  25. I am just setting up my incubator and have been reading comments on the success of a dry humidity hatch. I am just wondering if I have completed this step correctly. I have gone to the setting AC and reduced it down to 2 is this correct or have I made a terrible mistake. When I entered into the setting it read 55. I am in a location with a relative humidity of 51%. Thank you in advance. This will be my first experience incubating eggs.

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  26. Did you mean AS for your AC? When you reduced the setting to 2, that will allow the incubator humidity level to drop to 2 before the alarm goes off to warn you of the low humidity level. The 51% humidity environment is good. Good luck!

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  27. bonjour
    la mienne ne dit pas AL ou HU ou CA , elle dit F1,F2,F3, F4,F5, et s'arrête à F5 : donc pour comprendre à quoi correspond f1 par apport à CA ou F2 ou autres , là est le problème ; de plus je perd beaucoup d'oeufs par cause de manque de précision de la machine et aussi la notice qui ne correspond pas aux explications ci-dessus!

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  28. I am trying to adjust humidity and I used only half cup of water,but my reading is 99 how can I reach the ideal setting and starting the hatch what reading can be.

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  29. f you used warm water when added, the humidity will rise to a high reading. This is okay, and as time passes the humidity level will drop to lower levels. If humidity stays high the chicks will look damp and may chirp a lot. If this bothers you, raise the lid slightly and allow fresh air to enter for a few minutes causing the humidity to drop and quiet the chicks.

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  30. Hi, hope you can help me with the humidity. Checked setting is 45%. But when I set it up temp on right reading(checked with another thermometer) and filled channels with water. The humidity reading is only 25%. How do I get it to rise? Have done two round full of eggs with only about 8 hatching. Check eggs afterwards most had fully grown chicks but just didn't hatch. Need help as would like to try again

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  31. Have just got my first incubator and need some help if anybody out there is will. I have the controls sorted for temperature but can not seem to get humidity above 43%. It says put water in the water channel which I assume is the bottom. I have put close to 650ml in but it only lifted it to 43% for s short period. What am I missing here. Your help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks Michael

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  32. Usei a JN-48 por quatro vezes, em 48 ovos só nasceram 4/5 pintos, tenho os valores de fabrica, não sei o que se passa, alguém me ajuda nos valores corretos (alterados)? Obrigado

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  33. Hi friend,
    I got jn10 plus. Outside temperature is 38.5 and inside temperature shows 35.6. There is no vapor on the glass its more than 24 hours now..i got this product yesterday i need your help

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  35. How long can the incubator stay without electricity before eggs get bad?

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  36. I used the incubator once for a full hatch, around Day 25 the temp dropped to 30C even though it is set to 39C. Alarm constantly went off. I unplugged for a while as hatch was done and I was busy. Now I've reset it up, checked all the wires. None appear loose, its plugged in and got from room temp(19C ish) up to 29-30C but it won't get any warmer. It worked fine for 25 days now temp won't climb to set temp. Nothing to do with room temp.

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  37. Hi,
    First time placing eggs in an incubator and we are a bit lost!!! We have borrowed a Janoel Model No: 130140 from a friend who hasn't had much luck with it. She had been adding water etc with a very low hatch rate.
    As we are first timers, I was wanting some advice on a "Dry Humidity Hatch". Is this a better option and how exactly would I do this with the Janoel Incubator???
    We have hens sitting on eggs now but they are off and on all the time, not 100% broody. Any help or guidance would be greatly appreciated as we'd love to do this with our kids but fear failing and having no babies hatch :(
    Kind regards,
    Stacey
    Australia

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  38. I use the Dry Humidity Hatch method all the time now. From day 1 to day 19 while the eggs are on the turning tray I do not add any water. When I remove the turning tray to begin the hatch on day 19 I will add water to the channel in the bottom of the tray. Place the eggs on the hatching platform, close the lid and leave the lid closed until the end of the 21st day.
    By adding water daily, I have found this to drown my developing chicks as they peep the air sack right before hatching. Good luck
    Your sitting hens are the best way, let them go to sitting constantly before placing eggs under them for the hatch.

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  39. Help! The white connector came off the cables and I need to source a replacement but I dont know what kind of connector this is. Does the supplier have any to provide? Or could provide advice on where I can get one?

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  40. I don't know of a good parts supply store, I did find a few parts on Ebay a while back. Anyone able to help?

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  41. how to remove egg turner Janoel-48 Day 18 normaly mine start pipping on day 15 why?

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  42. Pipping to hatch! I have had a few early hatchers as well in the past. Two things that may be happening are the breed of the bird such as small breeds and the temperature could be on the high side of the scale and this increases the hatch time. Once you notice the pipping do remove the egg turner and let the hatching begin. Do let all unhatched eggs have a chance to hatch up to the 22nd or 23rd day with those early pippers.

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  43. can you do quail[jap]eggs in this/////////





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  44. I used mine for one hatch and now it will not turn back on. Fan kicks in but no power on the display and no Turner either. Any idea what's wrong with it? Thanks in advance.

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  45. I would recheck the plug-in sites (black cord for outside the unit and the white flat plug inside) sounds like one of the wires came loose at a plug site.

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  47. My egg rotator never stops rotating and the motors get stuck some times and need some help to go again and I just got it three days ago?

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  48. I think you can get another egg turner motor from supply store and replace the one you have that is malfunctioning. I would place the eggs on the hatching floor screen and roll the eggs 1 time a day until the 19th day and then just leave the eggs alone on the hatching floor screen.
    I've used incubators that didn't have egg turners and I only turned the eggs once a day and if I took a weekend trip the eggs never got rolled until I returned home, then I rolled them. Chicks still hatch by this method of rolling eggs once a day.

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  49. Egg turner runs constantly. How do I rest it to only turn the eggs once every two hours?

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    1. Sorry phone loads slowly but I think its a programing problem but I have read the in tire guide and can't find any egg rotator setting option

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    2. The egg turner motor is most likely malfunctioning and needs replaced. If you check out the supply stores I think you'll be able to find a similar motor for replacement. Not aware of a reset code for the timer.

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  50. My janoel incubator starts beeping after a while and the humiditylight is always flashing.plz advices what to do?

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    1. I would go to the settings and see what the humidity numbers are set at in settings. Then adjust to what your goal is for humidity. I mine set at 0 since I want a dry incubation and this allows for the low reading during storm fronts that past through my area.

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  51. Can someone help me... I have a problem. From 40 eggs it only hatch 15. In the other eggs are dead chicks. When I broke the egg that dead chick was in water and I have a feeling that in first 18 days the humidity was too high. I keep humidity 50-55%. Is that too much humidity in the incubator and is that the reason why chicks are dead inside the egg.

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  52. I had the same problem at the beginning as well. Yes I think the humidity is too high (at least the eggs absorbed to much water in the air sac and when the chick peeped the air sac they drowned). On your next incubation don't add any water to the water channel until the 19th day. I have my humidity set at 0 and I did have to add 2 tablespoons to raise the humidity above 0 a few times this early spring.
    Currently I have warm weather and my incubator is running at 29% humidity without adding any water to the water channels.

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  53. Ok thank you so much :) I will try it.

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  54. And also I was wondering, about my settings do I need to change it? There is couple of them: HU 25, AL 0.0, AH 0.8, AS 40, CA -0.8, HS 37.8, LS 37.7 and HD 20.

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  55. AS 40 is your humidity setting. Follow instruction above comments to change your humidity setting. I set mine at 0.

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    1. I think if you keep your humidity set at about 30 percent right up to day 25 (for ducks), and then increase it using a wet paper towel and about 2 oz of water between both channels, - you want surface area, NOT depth of water - to bring the "H" through pip and hatch for the next 3 days without opening the cover, so 50 to 55 at lock down should suffice. If you watch the air cell development, that is your best clue. You can back off the water and let the egg get rid of any excess moisture, thereby increasing air cell right up to a week before lock down. You want to see an air cell equal to about 1/3 of the egg so the chick can maneuver into place. You need moisture at lock down so the chick/duck can pip the membrane, and you don't want to open the lid again until the hatch is complete, and your chicks are dry/fluffy. If you can get the "H" to around 55 to 60 in this cheap Janoel-48 incubator,and it holds together long enough to get through the hatch, well....best you can hope for. My power plug was so loose from new that it burned, and lucky I had another power cord (from a computer - same thing). A wire had to be re-soldered, and we did that within a few hours, then back up and running with no harm to the eggs at day 7! I like to run the temp on the low side (better than high) and agree with Bryan on people drowning the chicks with too much water. All the instructions out there are for the commercial type incubators, not this one! Those have more control over air flow too, and they often use a separate hatcher so it is not apples to apples at all. The best information I read was on monitoring air cell. That will tell you everything you need to know.

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  56. Could you tell me what each of the settings are and whats best for ducks? Please

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    1. Instructions above have the information you need! Sorry I haven't dealt with duck eggs.

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  57. I have tried to reset the days without any luck. Should it be on day 46 when I turn the machine on. I tried the press the reset button once the machine is on. Not changing the day. Am I doing something wrong?
    Cheers Paul

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  58. Mine shows the last day number when I used it once I turn the machine on. Don't have an answer other than replacement.

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