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Humidifier in the Summer?
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RE: Humidifier in the Summer?
(03-26-2012 11:37 PM)zonk Wrote:  Hi Duke
Let SuperSleeper know you,re here so he can add post count from our old forum.

Added the post count from the old forum to the new account. Thanks Zonk.

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03-27-2012 07:15 AM
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RE: Humidifier in the Summer?
For us that like the cold crisp air do you think we will get air con on our machines one day as I would like to chose how cold my air is pumped
03-27-2012 08:16 AM
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RE: Humidifier in the Summer?
I run my humidifier all the time right now. I have not had this machine in the summer yet. On my old machine, I used to not use the humidifier in the summer.

Let's see what the future holds. Big Grin

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03-27-2012 01:09 PM
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RE: Humidifier in the Summer?
Hmmmm...from the very start I've used my S9 Autoset with the H5i humidifier and Climateline hose with the default humidifier setting at 80 degrees. Last night, I thought I'd give it a try with no humidifier and hooked up a standard slimline hose directly to the blower unit. Woke up this morning feeling the same as always and with the same data results so maybe there's no need for me to use the humidifier year round. Too-happy-2 Might stick with this for awhile...it would certainly cut down on equipment washing & maintenance! Way-to-happy

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03-29-2012 08:38 AM
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RE: Humidifier in the Summer?
(03-27-2012 08:16 AM)Gazby Wrote:  For us that like the cold crisp air do you think we will get air con on our machines one day as I would like to chose how cold my air is pumped
Don,t think you would find breezing cold air all night long very comfortable, you might get the chill
Okay might not if you,re an Eskimo or living in Siberia
03-29-2012 01:57 PM
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