nev3970

Auto vent.. faulty or not

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HI

I live in the north east of the uk .weather as  not been that warm

I just installed a gardmin auto vent 

vent opens up but dose not seem that  warm i adjusted it but still opens up 

I want it to stay closed to help sarracenia  to grow 

Do you think it's faulty 

 dose Any one know of a more accurate auto vent

 

 

 

 

 

 

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I don't think it is, I too am looking for one but most of them tend to open up around 10-15c..its quite annoying...

 

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I use Bayliss auto vents and have them currently set to open at about 20 degrees c.

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The one good thing of them opening early is getting rid of condensation 

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You can get replacement cylinders for auto vents, with various ranges of temperature response


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44 minutes ago, 3Star said:

I use Bayliss auto vents and have them currently set to open at about 20 degrees c.

Me too and they are excellent.  You can also get orchid tubes and set the opening temperature as high as 30C.

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Depending on the make you should be able to lose then the screw controller part so that the winow will not open unless the temps get really warm, on mine you push the window open and losen the controller. 

 

 

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Do not attach them directly, use wire to attach them ti the fram and the window vent, this gives you more room to manoever.

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Hi did you start with the fridge method,if memory serves I think I had to put mine in the fridge to start with to get the correct settings for opener to work,not to popular with the wife though as there are nine on the greenhouse

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Hi 

Thanks for your recommendation just refitted barrel

After leaving in the fridge for 1 hour just waiting for a sunny day

 

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I also have three of the Bayliss and two other cheaper ones of eBay. I find all to be good,but have to remove the cheap tube's of eBay in winter.

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On 18/03/2017 at 10:00 PM, nev3970 said:

HI

I live in the north east of the uk .weather as  not been that warm

I just installed a gardmin auto vent 

vent opens up but dose not seem that  warm i adjusted it but still opens up 

I want it to stay closed to help sarracenia  to grow 

Do you think it's faulty 

 dose Any one know of a more accurate auto vent

 

If it is the cheap ones it all depends where you put the clip in the tube? Low of 12c high of 20c.

 

 

 

 

 

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