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post Jun 7 2008, 05:58 PM, updated 12y ago

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Hi ,

I bought a Sun Dry cabinet for my DSLR and wondering what is the correct setting? There are Low, Medium and High setting for the dehumidification and what is the average %RH for cameras and lenses? Thanks
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post Jun 7 2008, 06:39 PM

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If Aipo drybox, recommended around 40-45%
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post Jun 7 2008, 08:18 PM

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mine is set to 45% humidity............what brand? dont know sun-something
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post Jun 7 2008, 09:13 PM

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mine's around 40-50% RH. according to various sites thats the recommended setting for storing lenses.
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post Jun 7 2008, 11:47 PM

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I am using Sun Dry Cabinet and whatever setting I put, the RH% is around 30-40%. How?
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post Jun 8 2008, 12:58 AM

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there is something for u to adjust one right?
my one come with a manual
60-55% Painting, antiques
55-45% Cameras, video cam, films, negatives, cigratte..
45-35% semiconducters, medical supplies
35% seeds, pollen

If too dry i scare the plastic will on too dry condition?
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post Jun 8 2008, 07:36 AM

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I have the setting but there are L, M and H setting and whichever setting I put, the %RH is below 40% eventually. The setting can maintain the humidity.
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post Sep 18 2008, 01:44 PM

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QUOTE(ASAP @ Jun 8 2008, 07:36 AM)
I have the setting but there are L, M and H setting and whichever setting I put, the %RH is below 40% eventually. The setting can maintain the humidity.
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i think they might be a leak on your dry cabinet.
Please check with your supplier.
They ideal humidity level is 45%, or can be between 40%-50%
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post Sep 18 2008, 02:48 PM

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how to know if my silica gel is used up or not.

mine is in a white paper bag. so cant see the colours!

argh
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post Sep 19 2008, 02:48 AM

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QUOTE(prisonbreak @ Sep 18 2008, 02:48 PM)
how to know if my silica gel is used up or not.

mine is in a white paper bag. so cant see the colours!

argh
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from what's i've read, silica gel will always dry up the humidity. If it's been use for long, it can always be recondition back to previous state.
You can try reading these here
http://www.apsnyc.com/pdf/silica_gel_reconditioning.pdf

but the problem with silica gel, you could never know the humidity level within your case/box.
The amount you put, might be good, or might me too much. If too much, it will drain your gear moisture, if too little, it will never protect your gear.
One thing i can advise you is to get a hygrometer. This meter shows the level of humidity in contain case/box. Therefore you could know wether you have enough silica gel or not.

hope thats help.
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post Sep 19 2008, 08:52 AM

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too dry will dry up the rubber parts inside the cam or lens. end up it become hard n brittle
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post Oct 17 2008, 01:50 AM

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QUOTE(ASAP @ Jun 7 2008, 05:58 PM)
Hi ,

I bought a Sun Dry cabinet for my DSLR and wondering what is the correct setting? There are Low, Medium and High setting for the dehumidification and what is the average %RH for cameras and lenses? Thanks
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analog cabinet setting guide-
1- set the dial at center. let the cabinet to stable for one day.
2- obtain the reading from the meter.
3- if reading is lower than ur desire range - reduce the power of the dry module ( turn the dial abit only).
4- if reading is higher than ur desire range - increase the power of the dry module ( turn the dial abit only).
5- repeat the process 1-4 until u happy the humidity level.

Note : need to be patient!! accuracy >+- 5 %
Note : pls note is normal the reading may drop futher after few days.
Advice : As the reading around 40 - 50% consider ok already

Analog cabinet user
< 30% not ok
30 - 40 % - ok
35 - 45 % - ok
40 - 50 % - ok
45 - 55 % - ok
> 55% not ok
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post Oct 17 2008, 09:33 AM

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45% to 55%
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post Oct 19 2008, 02:14 PM

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QUOTE(prisonbreak @ Sep 18 2008, 02:48 PM)
how to know if my silica gel is used up or not.

mine is in a white paper bag. so cant see the colours!

argh
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break the paper bag and see lo. but silica gel got disadvantage le, bcos it will dehydrate your lens or camera rubber thing, so better use dry box


Added on October 19, 2008, 2:16 pm
QUOTE(wanoridz @ Sep 19 2008, 02:48 AM)
from what's i've read, silica gel will always dry up the humidity. If it's been use for long, it can always be recondition back to previous state.
You can try reading these here
http://www.apsnyc.com/pdf/silica_gel_reconditioning.pdf

but the problem with silica gel, you could never know the humidity level within your case/box.
The amount you put, might be good, or might me too much. If too much, it will drain your gear moisture, if too little, it will never protect your gear.
One thing i can advise you is to get a hygrometer. This meter shows the level of humidity in contain case/box. Therefore you could know wether you have enough silica gel or not.

hope thats help.
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you mean put the silica gel into microwave oven, rite?
ya, get hydrometer, prevent over dry your expensive lens or camera. silica gel not expensive wa

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QUOTE(ASAP @ Jun 7 2008, 05:58 PM)
Hi ,

I bought a Sun Dry cabinet for my DSLR and wondering what is the correct setting? There are Low, Medium and High setting for the dehumidification and what is the average %RH for cameras and lenses? Thanks
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im using one 2...i am currently setting it at M.but not exactly at M but alitle bit higher.i got 40 RH
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QUOTE(thien211 @ Oct 19 2008, 02:14 PM)
break the paper bag and see lo. but silica gel got disadvantage le, bcos it will dehydrate your lens or camera rubber thing, so better use dry box


Added on October 19, 2008, 2:16 pm

you mean put the silica gel into microwave oven, rite?
ya, get hydrometer, prevent over dry your expensive lens or camera. silica gel not expensive wa
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I would seriously advise against putting the silica gel into the microwave oven. Especially if you're using it to cook/warm up food.

The silica gel(colored ones) are extremely carcinogenic.
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QUOTE(crownfish @ Oct 17 2008, 01:50 AM)
analog cabinet setting guide-
1- set the dial at center. let the cabinet to stable for one day.
2- obtain the reading from the meter.
3- if reading is lower than ur desire range - reduce the power of the dry module ( turn the dial abit only).
4- if reading is higher than ur desire range - increase the power of the dry module ( turn the dial abit only).
5- repeat the process 1-4 until u happy the humidity level.

Note : need to be patient!! accuracy >+- 5 %
Note : pls note is normal the reading may drop futher after few days.
Advice : As the reading around 40 - 50%  consider ok already

Analog cabinet user
< 30% not ok
30 - 40 % - ok
35 - 45 % - ok
40 - 50 % - ok
45 - 55 % - ok
> 55% not ok
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Hi Crownfish,

You are absolutely correct, this the correct way to set your analog (dial type) dry cabinet. User needs to be very patient, it will take a few hours (6-10) to stabilize. I took 3 days to set mine.

If you want a easier way to set then get the digital type because you set the dial at 45% and leave it for few hours and then you can straight away put in your lens. smile.gif
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QUOTE(prisonbreak @ Sep 18 2008, 02:48 PM)
how to know if my silica gel is used up or not.

mine is in a white paper bag. so cant see the colours!

argh
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I have mine like that as well, I finally rip the white paper bag, and just put it like that.
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QUOTE(aldosoesilo @ Dec 30 2010, 04:16 PM)
I have mine like that as well, I finally rip the white paper bag, and just put it like that.
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Another alternative way is to buy from the camera shop. I last purchase mine at Mid Valley at RM 15 per bag. (it is a see through type).

Add on info. I use my dry box to keep stuffs at home and use silica gels in my camera bags.

makes it safer smile.gif
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too much guideline actually for this...
my self set it to 40-45%...
by time you open, it increase to around 50-55%...
still safe...haha
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post Jan 6 2011, 04:51 PM

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40%~45% RH
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post Jan 16 2011, 11:16 AM

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QUOTE(crownfish @ Oct 17 2008, 01:50 AM)
analog cabinet setting guide-
1- set the dial at center. let the cabinet to stable for one day.
2- obtain the reading from the meter.
3- if reading is lower than ur desire range - reduce the power of the dry module ( turn the dial abit only).
4- if reading is higher than ur desire range - increase the power of the dry module ( turn the dial abit only).
5- repeat the process 1-4 until u happy the humidity level.

Note : need to be patient!! accuracy >+- 5 %
Note : pls note is normal the reading may drop futher after few days.
Advice : As the reading around 40 - 50%  consider ok already

Analog cabinet user
< 30% not ok
30 - 40 % - ok
35 - 45 % - ok
40 - 50 % - ok
45 - 55 % - ok
> 55% not ok
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This is so true. I took days to get to the right %.
Patient.. Patient..
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post Jan 19 2011, 10:20 PM

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hey, i aiming drybox for my coming soon lens tongue.gif

but my budget very tight sad.gif

if rm350 below
can get drybox cabinet??
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post Jun 28 2011, 12:24 PM

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RM370 u can buy Sundry 40litre box...quite nice for me...I got it at Low Yat Plaza....
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hmm, i just brought 1 dry cabinet SUn-Dry

I set to slightly over M abit, the manual said need leave it for 6 hours, so i leave it for 2 hours i check the red light is gone (as if it already off) then i try turn the dial, the redlight reappear wen i set in the middle between L and M.

Did i did something wrong? or the Dry cabinet is defective?
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post Sep 29 2011, 08:58 AM

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i bought aipo dry cabinet. i noticed there are few led light inside the box. what the function of the led? only few times the led is on but it still on until i switch off the dry cabinet.

anyone knows if it is normal? tq..
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at least your LED is lit
mine set to higher than M is off , lower than M setting the LED baru lit.
memang like that or its defective?

but 1st time I set to higher than M, the LED is lit, after 2 hours the LED is off. Anyone using SUN DRY's dry cabinet can help me out b4 i send back to shop?
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good info here..thanks..
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post Oct 18 2011, 01:00 PM

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I bought the 60L Ailite Dry box at KLPF only RM390.
The humidity control is +/- 2%.
I set it at 43% so it will max at 45%.

When i first turn on the Dry Cabinet only know that my house humidity around 70%!!!
Really high!
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post Oct 18 2011, 02:56 PM

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QUOTE(castrodesauza @ Jun 7 2008, 06:39 PM)
If Aipo drybox, recommended around 40-45%
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This is for analog drybox, when set, set it to 40-45%?

K i will remember that when i get mine soon enough/
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Good info, make this drybox official thread then
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post Oct 19 2011, 02:06 PM

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got my Aipo 21L yesterday for RM250+RM10 shipping

the dial got range from A to E, I set it as D last night when the humidity is around 80% (rainy night)

Check this morning, the red light is still on, and humidity is around 50%

hope tonight it will drop to my desired level of 45% wink.gif


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QUOTE(greyshadow @ Oct 19 2011, 02:06 PM)
got my Aipo 21L yesterday for RM250+RM10 shipping

the dial got range from A to E, I set it as D last night when the humidity is around 80% (rainy night)

Check this morning, the red light is still on, and humidity is around 50%

hope tonight it will drop to my desired level of 45% wink.gif
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I bought one yest too, should received mine tomorrow.

I'll learn from you how to use it once i get mine.
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Just got mine Aipo 21L Analog,

So i just on the power and set it to D, now around 70 so i just wait it down until 45%?

Appreciate input
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After 1 day and the meter still pointing at around 68, is it faulty?

plshelp.
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@Hidden, u will need to try and error, the 1st time I got mine, I've set it to around C, the after 3hours +, I rechecked and set it to D-E area, and it stay @ 45% over a period of time.

If your RH% is still @ 70%, I recon u to try set around A, should be stronger, after 3-4hours rechecked and re-set ur meter. I noticed analogue dry box doesn't have constant RH%, so have to check from time to time.

What worry me most is the temperature, mine is around 35c+ sometimes will go up to 40c.
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Ok. Mine did drop to 50+ now. I just messed it around.

To confirm.

The A B C D E

If mine is now 55, and I want to make it 45, I turn to AB or DE? I always have the impression that A will make it wetter (higher in RH) while E will make it dryer (lower in RH) am I correctly interpret it?

Higher RH value = wetter?
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I thought it's the other way around, A the strongest heat drying and E being the lowest heat. Aipo isn't providing a good manual, rather it's useless anyway! rclxub.gif

Try set to CD 1st, wait for few hours or might just leave it at current position. I noticed, I've left my current meter around D-E, when it's raining, RH% will raise abit, and eventually lower down by period of time, not more than 3 hours I think. Just tweek around and see how. sweat.gif

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Aipo 21L Analog,

how to maintain the level?

E.g. once i reach 45%, i open and change it back to C

then i realized it will go back up to around 50+

My room is 70+

I figure this is because i open the microwave and it change the humidity a bit, I realized AB is to make it wetter while DE is to make it dryer, so inorder to maintain at 45%

What do i do?

Do i, let it dry until around 35% then open and adjust to C, so it will stable around 40+?

Thanks
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@Hidden
I think it's quite hard for you to control RH% if you are using analog, I just left my at current setting, and it will be just around 45%-50%. And at most time, it will be exactly at 45%.

I think it shouldn't be a problem for the RH to be around 45%-50%, because, that is the recommended zone for cameras.

And ofcouse, when you open it frequently, the RH will go up abit. The longer the door open, the higher RH will go, and the longer it takes to go down back to 45%.

Correct me if I'm wrong =)
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So far mine is between 40 - 50, its still better than 70++ outside drybox
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For DIY or budget solution, use the following parts..

1. Digital Temp / RH / Clock ( cost around RM25-50 only at Jln Pasar )
http://shashinki.com/shop/shashinki-digita...lay-p-2744.html

2. Electronic Moisture Absorber ( I found one around the house used for hanging at clothes closet, so RM0 )
http://shashinki.com/shop/wonderful-electr...20g-p-2853.html

3. A transparent & air-tight box


To be sure the readings are accurate, I have an Arduino microcontoller with DHT11 temp / relative humidity sensors and the measurements are as follows :-

In the room is around 70 RH / 29-30C

In the DIY dry box , the RH drops from 70% to around 40-50% after a few hours

Or for those that do not want to mess with DIY stuff , just get those Karakka box ( google for it ) but it uses analog gauge RH meter..













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Anyone know where I can get an accurate digital hygrometer that can measure up to 0.1% of humidity from 5% to 99% RH ?

Price is not a problem.

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QUOTE(hidden830726 @ Dec 4 2011, 08:08 PM)
So far mine is between 40 - 50, its still better than 70++ outside drybox
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Exactly biggrin.gif As long as you put your gears inside of the dry box, you are already significantly better off than leaving it outside.
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QUOTE(LegendLee @ Dec 8 2011, 08:00 PM)
Anyone know where I can get an accurate digital hygrometer that can measure up to 0.1% of humidity from 5% to 99% RH ?

Price is not a problem.
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Make one using the follow choice of sensors :-

http://www.ladyada.net/learn/sensors/dht.html

http://www.techtoys.com.hk/Components/SHT1x/SHT1x.htm

They are between +/- 2% to +/- 5% RH ...

Relative Humidity is a ratio depends on the current temp, not sure if it can go so low as 0.1%




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QUOTE(stan001 @ Dec 9 2011, 10:38 AM)
Make one using the follow choice of sensors :-

http://www.ladyada.net/learn/sensors/dht.html

http://www.techtoys.com.hk/Components/SHT1x/SHT1x.htm

They are between +/- 2% to +/- 5% RH ...

Relative Humidity is a ratio depends on the current temp, not sure if it can go so low as 0.1%
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Thanks for the link, but 2-5% accuracy is a bit too low.
Would prefer something with at least 0.5% accuracy
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Hhmmm, the recommended RH for digital SLR is between 40-50% RH, so +/- 5% is quite acceptable la.. as it also it is relative to the temp too...

More accurate, the prices goes up la...

Is it for other purpose or something ??
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Planning to get Aipo EX68 soon. any advise for this spesific model?
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Hi guys,
I need some advise and opinion on the aipo dry box. I set the humidity to 40% but today it suddenly drop to 35%. Is it alright for it to drop down to 35%? since i already set it to 40%. Thanks!

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Just bought my AIPO today, yes after 5 years of letting my gears to get killed. thanks for the info guys smile.gif
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Just bough myself Ailite Dry Box (http://www.zsailite.com/en/productshow.asp?productid=448). Not many shops selling this brand. I think i will just try my luck on it.

+/- 2% Humidity. So far so good.
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QUOTE(MichaelKesuma @ Apr 26 2013, 03:32 PM)
Just bough myself Ailite Dry Box (http://www.zsailite.com/en/productshow.asp?productid=448). Not many shops selling this brand. I think i will just try my luck on it.

+/- 2% Humidity. So far so good.
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im studying in india, i duno is this good or not, cuz wan it be portable so can bring back malaysia...
http://www.gadgets.in/ailite-dry-box-for-d...era-alt-11.html

duno got the make air dry de thing onot... just got hygrometer there state ><

or this good ma?
http://www.ebay.in/itm/CA30-DRY-BOX-CABINE...#ht_8143wt_1554

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QUOTE(BlizzardCraft @ May 2 2013, 12:05 AM)
im studying in india, i duno is this good or not, cuz wan it be portable so can bring back malaysia...
http://www.gadgets.in/ailite-dry-box-for-d...era-alt-11.html

duno got the make air dry de thing onot... just got hygrometer there state ><

or this good ma?
http://www.ebay.in/itm/CA30-DRY-BOX-CABINE...#ht_8143wt_1554
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If you are asking my opinion, i will go with whichever that is cheaper. The main reason is just because you are not staying in India forever. But if Money is not an issue for you, i'll go for Dry Cabinet not just a Dry Box like both of the link that you provide.
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QUOTE(MichaelKesuma @ May 2 2013, 02:20 PM)
If you are asking my opinion, i will go with whichever that is cheaper. The main reason is just because you are not staying in India forever. But if Money is not an issue for you, i'll go for Dry Cabinet not just a Dry Box like both of the link that you provide.
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hmm... went for the dry box le.. i dont trust myself in making a DIY dry box... got 5 lens at stake >< if kena str8 mati...
I think i will try to sell it to my juniors or the others next year =) thx for your reply !
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mine is 37% only..izzit okie??
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QUOTE(madeleine_1406 @ May 19 2013, 06:19 PM)
mine is  37% only..izzit okie??
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can ba.. try make 40 @@ alot people say 35 will got chance ruber spoil and oil dry
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QUOTE(BlizzardCraft @ May 20 2013, 06:46 AM)
can ba.. try make 40 @@ alot people say 35 will got chance ruber spoil and oil dry
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how to increase it 40 as mine no setting
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post May 26 2013, 04:23 PM

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QUOTE(madeleine_1406 @ May 26 2013, 04:31 AM)
how to increase it 40 as mine no setting
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for mine also no setting, my dry box just hygrometer + rechargble dehumidifier only... what i do is, when it hits around 40, then i take out the dehumidifier. and store inside plastic ( wont absorb moisture , no need keep recharge )

then it will stay @ 40.
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post Feb 12 2014, 02:48 PM

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QUOTE(crownfish @ Oct 17 2008, 01:50 AM)
analog cabinet setting guide-
1- set the dial at center. let the cabinet to stable for one day.
2- obtain the reading from the meter.
3- if reading is lower than ur desire range - reduce the power of the dry module ( turn the dial abit only).
4- if reading is higher than ur desire range - increase the power of the dry module ( turn the dial abit only).
5- repeat the process 1-4 until u happy the humidity level.

Note : need to be patient!! accuracy >+- 5 %
Note : pls note is normal the reading may drop futher after few days.
Advice : As the reading around 40 - 50%  consider ok already

Analog cabinet user
< 30% not ok
30 - 40 % - ok
35 - 45 % - ok
40 - 50 % - ok
45 - 55 % - ok
> 55% not ok
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Thanks so much for your knowledge sharing - I just bought a D026 on Sunday and only now I got my hygrometer to stabilise 40-45% RH. Really appreciate having read your post - patience really is key!

Can I ask if it is advisable to separate everything - lens from body, filter from lens, cap as well? Is there any difference if just leaving everything assembled when placed inside the drybox?
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post Mar 13 2014, 05:55 PM

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Just bought my 3rd drybox since my first one in 2007.. It's SunDry brand..

And it's analog, due to budget contraint, cz I'm not spending money on camera, but to my touring bicycle.. biggrin.gif

The problem is, I got to put the dial to L, then the LED appear.. Of course the humidity rate becomes below 30%!

When I put the dial to M, the LED looks disappear a lil bit before it's fully gone.. Aduh..

It's really different from my previous digital AIPO!

Is my SunDry faulty?
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post Sep 13 2019, 09:41 PM

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Hi guys, I just bought my first dry cabinet, it's Ailite dry cabinet 30L. There is a dial setting inside the cabinet for L, M and H. So i think it's analog.

However, I have turn it on at H level for 2 days, the meter still reads 55% RH, should i wait for longer? Or any setting that i miss. We should keep the gears at 40-50%, rite? Anyone here familiar with ailite dry cabinet can teach me?

Should i wait any longer, wait till it drops until 45% then only i put my gears in. Or should i dial my setting at M level, which level should i dial?
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post Sep 20 2019, 04:37 PM

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QUOTE(mikestudio @ Sep 13 2019, 09:41 PM)
Hi guys, I just bought my first dry cabinet, it's Ailite dry cabinet 30L. There is a dial setting inside the cabinet for L, M and H. So i think it's analog.

However, I have turn it on at H level for 2 days, the meter still reads 55% RH, should i wait for longer? Or any setting that i miss. We should keep the gears at 40-50%, rite? Anyone here familiar with ailite dry cabinet can teach me?

Should i wait any longer, wait till it drops until 45% then only i put my gears in. Or should i dial my setting at M level, which level should i dial?
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You can put in the drybox already... 55% is still better than the regular 68% in our climate
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post Oct 2 2019, 12:35 AM

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I would highly recommend buying a cheap analogue hygrometer , i bought one for Rm5.00 .
I have a Aipo Dry Box, fully electronic, but to be on the safe side, in case , i have put the
Analogue Hygrometer in the dry box.
This is just a fail safe so that i have 2 devices monitoring my Dry Box.

Of course you cant beat the Electronic device, but at least i can make out if
everything is working ok...

Just sharing, hope this helps..
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post Jan 20 2020, 09:49 PM

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QUOTE(Ghosthunter @ Oct 2 2019, 12:35 AM)
I would highly recommend buying a cheap analogue  hygrometer , i bought one for Rm5.00 .
I have a Aipo Dry Box, fully electronic, but to be on the safe side, in case , i have put the
Analogue Hygrometer in the dry box.
This is just a fail safe so that i have 2 devices monitoring my Dry Box.

Of course you cant beat the Electronic device, but at least i can make out if
everything is working ok...

Just sharing, hope this helps..
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hey great idea. where did u get it from ?
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post Jan 22 2020, 01:14 AM

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it was Best Denki or Denki, the japanese store, that sells cheap stuff..but i checked recently some stores are out of stock..
perhaps you can google and see if others are selling the same..
Cheers

 

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