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#1 Jeff Lee

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Posted 09 November 2018 - 01:22 PM

Because I've always been a summer observer I've only occasionally run into dew issues. Now that I am mostly EAA and imaging I have to take the jump as I've missed a couple of the rare fall/winter clear nights due to dew. Looking at an Astro zap controller and DewNot heaters, probably with have to run 3 (scope/EP/guider). Anyone want  to give me some advice. Also getting a LapDome for the Laptop running sharpcap and TeamViewer. Looking for any and all advice. Budget  about $300 total.



#2 junomike

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Posted 09 November 2018 - 01:36 PM

If you plan on running 3 or more Dew Heaters, a 4 channel Controller might be beneficial.

Not cheap however.



#3 Cfreerksen

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Posted 09 November 2018 - 11:48 PM

I just ordered this and a couple heaters. http://r-sky.org/en/products#aut they have a dual finder heater that looks pretty cool. They are really responsive and I have not seen any bad reviews.  They are located in Russia and have good prices for a fully automatic heater controller like Dewbuster.

 

Chris




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