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Model: 4CDCBrand: Rother Valley Optics
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As fellow astronomers we know that possibly the single biggest obstacle to any form of astronomical observation or imaging (apart from clouds) is dreaded dew. Sadly we can't help to bring you clear skies, but what we can do is help make those precious clear skies more productive by providing a range of manual dew controllers to help keep those expensive optics dry and clear right throughout your observing session.
SCTs (Schmidt Cassegrain) telescopes have large front surfaces which are particularly susceptible to dew. We recommend to use our dew controller in conjunction with an appropriate dew cap to give you the best chance of making the most of your night under the stars. Also it is important to ensure the air inside the telescope is as dry as possible to prevent dew forming on the inside of the corrector plate. We will provide an article in the near future on some of the best ways to acheive this.
Our four channel controller allows you to connect and control the output to four individual heat strips (not included). Most heater strips, tapes and pads from all the major manufacturers are supported via phono type sockets. Each controller channel can output up to 5amps (10 amps total) which should be more than enough for most astronomers needs. While choosing your product keep in mind that some 14" dew tapes require over 4amps. You will need to ensure that your power supply can deliver enough power for your requirements keeping in mind other equipment such as your mount and cameras also need to be powered.
Each output can be set to the selected output level and the power output for each channel is indicated by and LED above each turn knob. A cigar plug connection and 1m of cable is provided for your convenience.
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The delivery times for most items is 1 - 2 days but again, please double check stock levels on important orders before placing an order via the website.
The delivery costs for courier next day are for mainland UK only. If you live in the Scottish Highlands/Islands, Channel Islands or Northern Ireland, then a shipping surchage will apply. please contact us for prices. Smaller items can still go 1st class via Royal Mail.
Please note that if you are wanting to take advantage of our Saturday and Sunday timed services or next day pre 12 or pre 10:30 services, you MUST check that the stock is here at the shop before placing orders. Also, orders using the Saturday and Sunday services must be placed before 2pm the previous working day. Also, please remember to check that the stock is here at the shop before placing orders. If the stock is not at the shop, we won't be able to ship on any of the timed services.
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Rother Valley Optics now have a loyalty point scheme active on the website. As you can see from the products, every item has a point value. Each pound you spend with us, you will receive 1 loyalty point. 1 point is worth 1p. You can accumulate these points as you shop with us, then when you are over £5, you can spend them on the website! Easy as that.
Even if you collect most of your items from our shop, you can still order via the website and select the "shop collection" delivery option. Then you can come to our shop, collect your item and still get your points!
Please note this scheme is online only. Customers who order via the telephone can still be added to the scheme manually. Please ask for more details on this. Before placing orders online, please make sure you are registered with us first otherwise your points won't be allocated.
So happy shopping and if you have any questions about the scheme or any other queries, please get in touch.
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