Ideal size band for use with many telescopes with 7 to 8 inch apertures including 8 inch SCT's, if you point a telescope or any lens at the night sky, condensation usually forms on the lens within half an hour or so. This is caused by rapid cool down of the lens to below ambient temperature.
Kendricks Premier dew heaters are designed to disperse heat into your optics to stop dew formation. Many companies have tried to copy this original design and idea by Jim Kendrick, however the premier heater line remain the most reliable, highest quality dew heater on the market, and a must-have accessory for astronomy.
Simply wrap the heater around the front of your telescope, finder or eyepiece, just behind the optics. The heater has a high quality elasticated Velcro tab which holds the heater in place. Kendrick dew heaters can be used in combination with Kendrick dew shields for added contrast and protection against dust. Kendrick Premium heaters have an RCA plug which fits into a Kendrick dew controller and must always be used with a controller. Dew heaters should never be used by connecting them durectly to a power source.
There are a lot of poor copies of this product being sold by various individuals and companies on the web, so we've included a note on Kendrick quality and links to a photo-comparison with a copycat product. Here are the main reasons to buy Kendrick:
High build quality. We use only the best quality components in our system, whether it be controllers or heaters. We do not compromise on the integrity or performance capabilities of our product.
High quality circuit boards in our controllers. We use "double sided" circuit boards. This gives our heater jacks extra strength to help prevent the solder breaks that will occur on single sided boards from the stress and strain of plugging and unplugging heaters.
Jim Kendrick's dew remover system has been copied since it's invention but never surpassed!
Our standard delivery charge for most of the UK is £2.95. All orders are shipped promptly, lower value items are sent Royal Mail 1st class and higher value or larger goods are shipped via reputable courier. All goods are shipped fully insured with FEDEX, UPS, DPD and Royal Mail, we do not use budget courier services, please note we can only ship to UK mainland addresses. We are not able to ship to forwarding agents or PO boxes.
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We hold stock, dozens of telescopes and literally thousands of accessories that we ship out each business day, normally orders received before lunch are shipped that business day. We also direct ship from our UK suppliers, this means we have access to thousands of products that can ship fast to our customers.
Deliveries to UK mainland addresses are all shipped with fully insured premium services for £2.95, *some exceptions apply including many AB, FK, HS, IV, KA, KW, PA, PH, ZE postcodes. We will quote delivery charges to these areas where applicable prior to shipping (this does not normally affect lower value items shipped by Royal Mail).
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