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Our Safari® moth trap is a versatile super-lightweight, supremely portable, economical unit. This collapsible fabric trap has an integral central cone and assembles rapidly. It can be hung, or ground tethered using tent pegs (not supplied, please follow the Related products link for this item). The Safari® accepts MBT ES fitting lamps and a range of actinic light-sources including circline, tube and BL & BLB lamps. When using actinics, trapping effectiveness is further improved by the whole body shining with translucent 'UV glow' so making the best use of low wattage actinic tube lighting. The Safari® cone features velcro type straps which can be used to mount 22 watt actinic circline tubes vertically or horizontally across the cone. At the bottom of the cone sits the 38mm (4") lampholder fitting-ring, ready to accept your MBT lamp up to 160 watts, or your BL/BLB compact lamp. The lampholder can be quickly and easily removed to fit an actinic vane unit (please note, Watkins and Doncaster vanes do not fit this product). Vertically mounted straight actinic tubes can also be fitted - to do so you will need to purchase the steady bar (see Related products). IMPORTANT SAFETY WARNING: The Safari® trap does not have a rainshield so Insectopia recommend the use of actinic lighting sources, which run sufficiently cool not to be shattered if it begins to rain during their use. Insectopia also recommend the use of actinics rather than MBT lighting for attended trapping and public events. If preferred however MBT lamps can be used with the Safari® in dry weather. They must NEVER be operated in rain, drizzle or damp conditions, or when such conditions are predicted, as raindrops are likely to cause the bulb to crack or explode with risk of personal injury.
Price: £30.00 (£36.00 Including VAT at 20%)
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This set contains everything you need to set up your Safari® mothtrap with an ES fitting compact blacklight (BL) or blacklight-blue (BLB) lamp, ready for action:1 x Safari® trap1 x 20w BL or 25w BLB lamp *1 x c.9.5m of cable fitted with ES lamp connector and UK mains 13A plug. Please note the Safari® in this set does not feature velcro loops, and so is not suitable for use with actinic circline tubes. It is suitable for use with a 38mm ES BL or BLB lamp (as supplied with the set). Design of lamp may be spiral, or double/triple turn (as pictured). Blacklight shown, additional photos show safari with BLB - click on the 'more photos' link below. Total approximate weight 0.98kg (2lb 3oz).* Possible Substitution: On occasion, an 18w BL lamp or 20w BLB lamp may be substituted, depending on available stock. If you do not wish to receive a substitution, please specify this in the "Shipping and Handling" delivery instructions box on checkout. Other lighting options. The Safari® in this set can also be used with other lighting options including 38mm ES MBT lamps (please see our important safety warning above about the use of MBT electrics) and vertically mounted straight actinic tubes. If you wish to use a straight actinic tube, you will need to mount this using a steady bar - follow the related products link (below) for this item.
Price: £72.00 (£86.40 Including VAT at 20%)
This set contains everything you need to set up your Safari® mothtrap with an actinic circline tube, ready for action:1 x Safari® trap1 x 22W actinic circline tube1 x Lightweight actinic electrics set, with showerproof control unit, UK mains 3 pin plug, and c.9.5m of cable. The actinic circline trap lighting is always popular with children who visit our display at insect shows, as when the trap is hung it makes the Safari® look a bit like a glowing flying saucer! Total approximate weight 1.25kg (2lb 12oz). Please note the Safari® in this set comes with a plain cone ring as illustrated, to mount a circular actinic tube either vertically or horizontally (as supplied with the set). Other lighting options: The Safari® in this set can also be used with 38mm ES fitting lamps if the 4" lampholder fitting-ring is purchased as an optional extra - see related products link below. These include both compact blacklight and blacklight-blue fluorescents and MBT lamps (please see our important safety warning above about the use of MBT electrics)..
Price: £89.00 (£106.80 Including VAT at 20%)
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