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Offline mkcheesesf

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Humidity monitoring and control devices
« on: July 12, 2009, 04:46:28 PM »
I'm trying to make a cheese cave using a wine refrigerator and am having some trouble keeping the humidity above 80%. I've found that the humidity is pretty stable around 80% using a pan of water, etc, but even if I use a humidifier to raise the humidity to 85-90% within about 5 minutes after turning off the humidifier the humidity is back down to 80%.

Has anyone had any luck with any kind of control devices to turn on and off a humidifier between 80-90% humidity? (I can't seem to find a humidistat that has a control range above 80%).


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Offline Wayne Harris

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Re: Humidity monitoring and control devices
« Reply #1 on: July 12, 2009, 07:37:41 PM »
Cartierusm posted about a replacement humidistat here.
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Re: Humidity monitoring and control devices
« Reply #2 on: July 12, 2009, 09:39:39 PM »
Thanks. Just ordered one from Grainger.

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Re: Humidity monitoring and control devices
« Reply #3 on: July 30, 2009, 08:09:48 AM »
I just ordered one of these:

http://www.habitatmonitor.com/


Sound perfect and when I talked to them they sounded very knowledgeable and helpful. I should get it next week and will let you all know results after a bit of use.
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