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Old 04-12-2012, 09:33 PM
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AiPO dry cabinet problem/question~

Not sure if this is normal but I bought this AiPO dry cabinet 2-3 months ago but I'm seeing difference between the control panel & my hygrometer humidity level.

Wondering if anyone have experienced this or this is normal?

Anyway, picture is worth a thousand words in this case...

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Hahaha I have the same readouts too, but I tend to believe that the humidity level inside the box is not equal. Also my hydrometer is giving me conflicting result, ie on a rainy day I left it beside an open window and it was below 60%
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Hahaha I have the same readouts too, but I tend to believe that the humidity level inside the box is not equal. Also my hydrometer is giving me conflicting result, ie on a rainy day I left it beside an open window and it was below 60%
Interesting, did you by any chance tried another hygrometer to confirm?

I'm still looking for another hygrometer now to double-confirm~
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Interesting, did you by any chance tried another hygrometer to confirm?

I'm still looking for another hygrometer now to double-confirm~
No I don't have another Hygrometer to confirm.
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Bro. saw your posting sometime back on the Aipo reading diff. I am also facing the same problem, but its the reverse of your, meaning i set aipo 45%, my digital hygrometer show 52%. Proling send me a new adapter, but the reading the same. Just wondering how you resolve your pblm. I have sent my unit back to proling for warranty claim. previously i own a digicab dry cabinet i dont have such problem. diff maybe on 3%.
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Found this article on how to test the accuracy of your hygrometer. Hope this is helpful in troubleshooting you issues. I think the test portion applies to digital hygrometer as well.

http://www.sciencecompany.com/Unders...eter-W136.aspx

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thanks Hanuman. I have did the salt test on my digital meter. It was read @ 75%. so i guess is pretty accurate. As for Aipo cabinet thingy i place the digital meter inside an empty cabinet and set the lcd setting on the aipo to 45%.
However after 3 hrs the setting on the Aipo drop to 45% BUT my digital meter shown otherwise 52%. I let it sat for another 3 days, still the same. Now i dont know which reading should i trust?
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The analog hygrometer version is more reliable, plus no need to worry about battery. Try not to go below 40-45RH as the rubber grip on the lenses/body will dry out and become brittle in the long term.
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thanks mrmarks. pblm now is that we got 2 readings. which one to trust/believe?
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The question is which has better calibration. If you leave both exposed to external humidity, what readings do you get?
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