This Compact Skinner Moth Trap is battery operated and so is not reliant on mains electricity. It has a built-in light sensor which turns the lamp on and off automatically, thereby maximising the battery life.
The trap is made from lightweight, durable polypropylene and can be packed flat so that it fits into a daysack. It is easy to assemble and can be used anywhere. The light source is a 20W compact actinic bulb (please see the accessories below for replacement bulbs). A rain guard is included which will protect the bulb, should it start to rain during the night. The upper panels of the trap are clear so that the moths can be easily viewed, pin-pointed and assessed.
The trap will run for 10 hours using a 22Ah lithium battery or for 6 hours using a 14Ah lithium battery. Please note that the battery and charger are not included with this trap and must be purchased separately.
The assembled trap measures 48cm (H) x 35cm (W) x 35cm (D) and weighs 3kg. The electric control box weighs 1.5kg.
A convenient carrying bag is available to purchase separately.
* Dimensions (box): 32 (H) x 35 (W) x 35 (D) cm
* Assembled height (including vanes): 48cm
* Weight (including electrics): 4.5kg
These 60ml sampling containers are made from transparent polypropylene and have screw-on lids. They are ideal for collecting viewing individual moths from the trap.
This specially designed bag is for the Compact 20W Actinic Heath Moth Trap (240V) and the Compact 20W Skinner Moth Trap (including the 12V variants). It will hold your heath trap, equipment and egg trays all in one.
This Rechargeable 12V 22Ah Battery is a valve-regulated, sealed lead acid type rechargeable battery providing a 12V power supply. This battery provides 22Ah (sufficient to power any actinic moth trap).
This Numax 12V battery charger is suitable for batteries up to 26Ah.
Replacement Blacklight (BL368) moth trap bulb for the Twin 20W Compact Fluorescent 'Lucent' Moth Trap, Compact 20W Actinic Heath Moth Trap 240V and Compact 20W Actinic Skinner Trap 240V (including 12V variants)
Fully revised, updated and restructured, bringing it in line with the latest thinking in taxonomy. The perfect companion to use with your moth trap. Paperback (also in Hardback).
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