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What temperature is the water in your humidifer?
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What temperature is the water in your humidifer?
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(12-07-2012 09:28 PM)Sleepster Wrote:  
(12-07-2012 05:29 PM)JJJ Wrote:  I wonder what temperature the water in the humidifier gets to. For example, my PRS1 can be set from 0 (off) to 5, and I find it works well for me at 2. I know it is heating the water, but I wonder what the temperature is at each setting. And ditto for the other machines with humidifiers out there.

Now there you go giving me an idea for an experiment.
I've been wondering what happens at a setting of 1. Does the heater cycle on and off causing the temperature to fluctuate? I'll have to figure out a way to get a temperature sensor in there so I can record the temperature while I sleep.

I started a new thread with this because it has little to do with the original thread where the subject originated.
12-07-2012 10:43 PM
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Post: #2
RE: What temperature is the water in your humidifer?
When you figure out how to determine the temperature be sure to share it. I've wondered that for several years but have no way of testing the water temp. The only time I think about it is when I check the volume of water and find it empty. A reservoir usually lasts me about 2 - 3 nights set at 4.


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12-07-2012 11:26 PM
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Post: #3
RE: What temperature is the water in your humidifer?
The water in my H4i humidifier is 104 degrees F at a setting of 3, and 122 degrees F at a setting of 6. I took out the chamber and stuck a meat thermometer in the water.
12-08-2012 03:02 AM
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