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    Default Hydrometer reading

    Hi, Just brought a case with hydrometer, what should be the correct reading, below 50??
    After some days, the meter went up to 60, and the silicagel turn pink, I would have to change the gel....does it mean the container no good(leak)?

    I need to use microwave to get the gel back to blue...dont have microwave leh.. can use other method?

    pls help..
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    Default Re: Hydrometer reading

    is it possible to put into microwave??sparkling ler.....as i tried.scared lol~~anyhow how much cost your hydrometer?
    Nikon D90

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    Default Re: Hydrometer reading

    About $20.00 , a contanier attached with hydrometer, that is how the instruction to reuse the gel..
    Canon 450D, 17-55mm,Ex 580II

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    Default Re: Hydrometer reading

    Quote Originally Posted by slimer View Post
    is it possible to put into microwave??sparkling ler.....as i tried.scared lol~~anyhow how much cost your hydrometer?
    Of course you can ... if you like to introduce chemicals into your food. Not sure about the type of gel you are using .. but some gel has Cobalt Chloride as blue indicator colour. Not very healthy...

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    Default Re: Hydrometer reading

    Quote Originally Posted by vuser View Post
    Hi, Just brought a case with hydrometer, what should be the correct reading, below 50??
    After some days, the meter went up to 60, and the silicagel turn pink, I would have to change the gel....does it mean the container no good(leak)?

    I need to use microwave to get the gel back to blue...dont have microwave leh.. can use other method?

    pls help..
    It's hygrometer, not hydrometer.
    Canon EOS 5D, 24-70 f/4 L IS, 50 f/1.2 L, 70-300 f/4-5.6 L IS, 600EX-RT. Sigma 12-24 f/4.5-5.6 EX.

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    lol...anyhow i think better get a dry cabinet,easier and more save for long run....~~~no need so trouble....bros~~~
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