ENSURES THE PERFECT ATMOSPHERE
Cigars only maintain their original quality if they are stored in a controlled athmosphere. This is a reason for keeöing your supply of cigars in a purpose-built humidor.
Beside the quality of the humidor the way of humidifying the air also is essential.
A cigar humidifier always moistens the air in the humidor and the air transmits the moisture to the cigars.
In this connection, there are two general physical laws to be noted:
The warmer the air, the more water it can absorb. At 72% relative humidity there is indeed effectively more water in the air higher temperatures than at lower temperatures.
However, the capacity of the protein and carbohydrate molecules of the cigar to bind water falls as the temperature rises, so that at 72% relative humidity it is impossible for a cigar to get too wet. And this is independent of temperature in the 16-28°C range (kinetic gas theory).
This means that regardless of temperature 72% relative humidity is the optimum humidity for cigar storage. And HYDROCASE guarantees you precilely this humidity whatever the temperature.
Every three hours the ventilator draws in air from the humidor.
After that, HYDROCASE measures the humidity. (Schwamm = Sponge)
- if the relative humidity in over 72%,
the sliding vent closes and after another 3 hours the air will be circulated without humidification.
-Because the sliding vent is closed during these 3 hours, the minimum evaporation is almost zero. The air inside the humidor is not humidified.
-If the relative humidity is below 72%,
the sliding vent opens for the next 3 hours. After these 3 hours the circulation takes place again and the air passes the moist sponge.
The humidified air flows back into the humidor through the sliding vent.
-because the sliding vent stays open during these 3 hours, the air inside the humidor is humidified –just like at a conventional humidifier.
This prevents moisture traps and dry zones from forming – turning your cigars around from time to time it is not necessary anymore
Hydrocase also monitors the inside of your humidor.
Hydrocase´s intelligent electronic control system is self-monitoring and emits a clearly audible alarm segnal if anything is not in order.
- when it is time to replenish the water reservoir
- if the battery power is failing
- or in the unlikely event of a malfunction
You will even be warned if the lid of the humidor is closed properly.
Hydrocase is designed to be used with all regular humidors on the market today that mormally use conventional humidifiers
Hydrocase is not much bigger than a conventional passive humidifier. This means that the device can be fitted to the inside of humidor lid and does not take up any valuable storage space.
It is heid securely in place when the lid of the humidor is closed.
It is not necessary to remove Hydrocase when refilling the sponge.
For fitting Hydrocase to another place in the humidor, (f.ex. at the rear wall) there is a second version available, which alarm function “lid opened since 30 minutes” is deactivated.
The version of Hydrocase can be fitted to any place in the humidor.
By simply swapping the components over, your convert your old passive system into an active one.
INTELLIGENT ENGINEERING IN A COMPACT SPACE
-DIGITAL HIGH-PERCISION HUMIDITY SENSOR
-HIGHLY ABSORBENT; ODOURLESS, NON-DRIP AND ANTISEPTIC SPECIAL SPONGE (REPLACEABLE)
-REGULATING MOTOR ADJUSTS THE EVAPORATION FLOW TO THE TEMPERATURE
-FAN MAINTAINS EVEN AIR CIRCULATION
-STANDARD 3V CR123A LITHIUM BATTERY (MONITORED VOLTAGE REGULATED, OPERATING LIFE APPROX. 3 MONTHS)
-DIMENSIONS 180 x 80 x 25mm
-SECURE VELCO FASTENING
- FOR OVER 300 CIGARS
MADE IN GERMANY