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Brinsea’s Mini EX Incubator is a premium model based on the Mini Advance. The EX provides vital additional features for breeders of small numbers of highly valuable eggs and is particularly suitable for parrots’ eggs. The EX version replaces the countdown to hatch feature of the Advance with accurate management of incubation humidity with Brinsea’s proven humidity control system: just dial in the desired humidity level, keep the water reservoir topped up and the incubator does the rest. Furthermore the EX gives the user the ability to select a wide range of turning intervals ideal for parrots.
The Mini EX incubator is a fan assisted egg incubator holding up to 7 eggs (Macaw sized eggs) which are turned automatically. Up to 12 smaller eggs (African Grey, Eclectus, Conure, Lorikeets, etc) can be accommodated using the small egg disk. The combination of a simple yet accurate menu driven digital control, fan assistance and carefully directed airflow result in a machine which is deceptively sophisticated yet convenient and extremely easy to use. The digital display shows incubation temperature (in °C or °F). The user can alter settings to control incubation temperature, temperature units, turning interval, turning angle.
The high quality clear top allows you to see every second of an egg hatching from every angle. Brinsea’s Mini incubators run at 12v for safety and are supplied with an Australian mains power adaptor.
Brinsea have now incorporated a cooling option in all their Advance models of egg incubators for proven increases in hatch rates. This feature turns the incubators heater and low temperature alarm off for a selected period but keeps the fan running. After the cooling period is complete the incubator reverts to normal temperature and the alarm is automatically reset.
- High visibility cabinet
- Automatic egg turning
- Biomaster™ anti-microbial plastic
- External water top-up
- Fan-assisted airflow
- Ventilation control
- Digital temperature display in °C or °F
- Digital humidity display
- Integral automatic humidity control
- Optional periodic egg cooling
- Room temperature alarm
- Incubator temperature alarm
- Power fail indicator
- Programmable turn interval and angle
- High frequency turn option
- 7 hen egg disk and 20 egg small egg disk included
- Complimentary hatching mat x 1 (see below)
- Australian power cable
- 3 year Australian guarantee when purchased through Suburban Chooks
The Mini EX is covered by Brinsea’s free 3 year guarantee when purchased through Suburban Chooks.
The Brinsea Mini Eco, Mini Advance and Mini EX incubators are designed to be used for the education of children as well as by adults but they are not toys and children should only use them under adult supervision.
Please note: It is NOT possible to upgrade the Mini Eco and Mini Advance to become a Mini EX as the control systems for each machine are different and they are not compatible with each other.
IMPORTANT:- Please ensure you use the water pot guard. After hatching, the smallest chicks (e.g. quail) can be at risk from drowning in the water pots. If you do not have the guard it is advised that small pebbles or marbles are placed in each water pot before hatching to reduce this risk. This will not reduce the evaporation of the water if the level is maintained to just above the pebbles.
All Brinsea products (including all incubators) are made in the UK with 240v Australian plugs as standard. No adaptor is needed for use in Australia.
FEATURE COMPARISON TABLE FOR BRINSEA MAXI II ECO/ADVANCE/EX INCUBATORS
REFUNDS AND RESTOCKING FEES
Refunds WILL be honoured on ‘change of mind’ items as per Consumer Law, as long as the items have not been dispatched to the customer. This is obviously as once it leaves our hands the items cannot be easily brought back to our possession without further costs being incurred.
Items that have been dispatched or picked up by couriers from Suburban Chooks will need to be returned to us (at the cost of the purchaser) before refunds will be returned. We also require tracking information for returned items to be forwarded to us, just as we provide tracking information to you when we send items out.
Customers who request a refund will be refunded their full amount MINUS a 20% restocking fee. Given that we are honouring change of mind items (which a lot of businesses don’t) we hope you are understanding of this matter.
By law, refunds can only be given using the same method that payment was made. To clarify, if you pay via Paypal, your refund will be made via Paypal. It is illegal for us to refund in any other way.
BRINSEA PRODUCTS – WARRANTY REPLACMENTS
All Brinsea electrical products (Incubators, EcoGlow brooders and TLC brooders) purchased from Suburban Chooks online after 1st February 2015 are covered by a three year warranty period. The warranty period begins from when the item is dispatched from Suburban Chooks (as all items are sent with tracking numbers attached). Should a fault arise during the warranty period the unit may be repaired or replaced at Suburban Chooks’ discretion, after consultation with Brinsea Australia to determine the cause of the fault.
Please note that any Brinsea Products purchased outside of Suburban Chooks will not be covered under our warranty. Such units include Amazon products, eBay overseas purchases, etc. If in doubt please contact us for clarification via our contact us page.
Please note we are unable to provide a warranty for any product registered without a serial number. You should not accept any Brinsea products without a serial number – if you find that your purchase does not have a serial number please return it to the person you bought it from and ask for a replacement or refund.
This manufacturer’s warranty supplements the rights to which you are entitled under law covering the terms of your purchase from the supplier. Your legal rights are not affected in any way. Brinsea Products is pleased to accept your order and goods are supplied subject to our standard trading terms and conditions.
To qualify for warranty claims you must:
Contact Suburban Chooks with your serial number for the product
Be the original purchaser of the product – you may be required to provide proof of purchase to validate your warranty.
Notify Suburban Chooks of defect before the warranty period expires.
Have used the incubator for its proper purpose and stored it clean and dry.
If required send the unit back to Suburban Chooks at your own cost. Return or replacement units will be sent back to you at no cost to yourself.
This warranty applies to working parts only. Complete machines should only be returned with prior agreement with Suburban Chooks.
We like our customers to remain happy with their products purchased from us and their experiences dealing with us so we will always endeavour to work with you to a satisfactory outcome.
Please note: All products purchased before 1st February 2015 carry the two-year waranty.
Brinsea Products Ltd or its retailers will not be responsible for the loss of eggs in the event of failure however caused and the user is advised to arrange his own insurance reviews to check cover where loss of power or mechanical or electrical failure might result in unacceptable losses. It is not recommended that eggs of significant value are incubated in this product unless it is used in conjunction with an independent temperature alarm system.