Lynx Astro Essentials 2 Port Dew Controller


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NEW Astro Essentials 2 Port Dew Controller
Designed and manufactured in the UK, available in Australia exclusively from Astro Dog

  • Single-channel, two-port dew controller enables you to connect and control output to four individual heater strips (not included). Most heater strips from all major manufacturers are supported via regular phono / RCA type sockets.
  • Total power output up to 3 Amps. (Please ensure your power supply can deliver sufficient power for your requirements, keeping in mind other equipment such as your mount and cameras also require power).
  • A cigarette-lighter type plug with a 3 Amp fuse and 2m of premium quality, super flexible, cold-resistant silicone cable is included.
  • Requires a DC centre-positive power supply.

2-year warranty.

Important: Do not exceed a total power output of 3 Amps.

2x RCA / Phono controllable Dew Heater outputs.
1x Heating Channel Control Knob (0-100%).
2m 15 Amp rated silicone cable remains soft and flexible, even at sub-zero temperatures, making it less likely to twist and tangle.
The cigarette plug is rated to 15 Amps and fitted with a 3 Amps fuse. It also features a red LED power indicator.
What’s in the box
The following manuals and downloads are available for this product:


Astro Essentials Dew Controllers Manual (PDF)

Power Input
Requires a DC centre positive power supply.
2 metre flexible silicone cable rated to 15 Amps.
The cigarette plug is rated to 15 Amps and is fitted with a 3 Amps fuse. It also includes a red LED power indicator.
Minimum Voltage 10V, maximum Voltage 15V (we recommend 12-13.8V).
Fitted with strain relief to prevent damage.
Dew Heater Outputs
RCA / Phono style connector, tip positive.
Suitable for use with most dew heater tapes from major manufacturers.
2.5 Amps output continuous per channel (max 3 Amps surge). Do not exceed the total device Amp rating.
Enclosure / Box
Hard-wearing, durable, black ABS enclosure.
Red LED power indicator for each heating channel – brightness varies depending on the power setting.
Red LED intensities are reduced to maintain dark adaption.
Velcro backed with matching sticky velcro pad for easy attachment to your mount/pier/tripod/dovetail/etc.
High-quality plastic knobs and all-metal potentiometers for durability and smoothness.
Power Supply Requirements
You will need to plug the cigarette plug into a centre-positive power supply capable of supplying between 10-15V, ideally 12-13.8V.

Important: The power supply must have the correct centre-positive polarity and be capable of supplying the required Current (Amps) and Voltage. If you are unsure, please contact us for advice.

Determine the Amps required for each item plugged into the dew controller. When added together, their total must not exceed 3 Amps. If this information is unavailable, please contact your device manufacturer.

Additional information

Weight 1 kg
Dimensions 22 × 9 × 10 cm


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