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Moth Traps - 12v Battery Powered

We can supply traps in a variety of formats. DIY kits include the relevant electric kit together with plans and instructions for building your own trap and represent the cheapest way of starting moth trapping. We can also supply ready built traps constructed from top quality materials and professionally finished. (see also Moth Trap Electrics )

With the huge success of both the Mains 20w Compact Skinner Trap and Compact Heath Trap we have launched a 12 volt version after many requests from our UK, European and US customers.. The catch rate is the best 12 volt battery operated moth trap on the market. Similar to the mains twin 30w systems used in our Robinson Traps. The moth traps will run for approximately 10 hours on a 22Ah battery and 6 hours on a 14Ah battery. Please choose your battery carefully. We recommend Lithium batteries due to their size and weight. See our batteries page here for further details.

Customer Comment: When considering running portable moth traps I thought about buying a generator but the high price of these along with 12 volt moth traps, cable, and fuel per night, this worked out at just over £1,000! With the price of one of your Compact 20w 12 volt moth traps and 22Ah lithium battery, this worked out at only half the price!

         12v Battery Traps      (click here for Mains Electric Traps)

NEW for 2018

Compact 20w Skinner Trap

Similar to the Compact Heath Trap but has the added advantage of clear polycarbonate upper panels so the moths can be easily viewed, pin-pointed and accessed.
 
  • Manufactured in lightweight and durable polypropylene and polycarbonate.
  • Easy to assemble.
  • Best catch rate on the market for a 12 volt battery operated moth trap (20w actinic systems) and similar to Twin 30w Mains Robinson Trap.
  • Dimensions: 35cmx35cmx32 cm box height. Total height with rain guard 48cm.
    12 volt Control Box 20cmx16cmx8cm.
  • Weight: Moth trap 3kg. Control Box 1.5kg. Combined weight 4.5kg.
  • Will run from 22Ah lithium battery for 10 hours or 6 hours from a 14Ah lithium battery.
  • Available with and without photo cell.

Customer Comments (1)

 Code  Product  Price  
UV16
ALS 20w Compact 12 volt Skinner Trap complete with bulb, Portable unit and in-built light sensor (turns on and off automatically) Batteries not included.
£245.00
UV17
ALS 20w Compact 12 volt Skinner Trap complete with bulb and Portable unit without light sensor. Batteries not included.
£225.00
UV02
Spare 20w Compact Actinic Bulb - Recommended for use with ALS Compact Moth Traps
£15.00
MS16
Compact Trap Bag - A bag for your Compact Heath/Skinner Trap, equipment & egg trays. 50x35x25cm
£20.00

12 volt Compact 20w Heath Trap

 
  • Very lightweight moth trap made from durable polypropylene.
  • Easy to assemble.
  • Best catch rate on the market for a 12 volt battery operated moth trap (20w actinic systems) and similar to Twin 30w Mains Robinson Trap.
  • Dimensions: Box height 25cmx25cmx28cm. Total height with vanes 47cm.
    12 volt Control Box 20cmx16cmx8cm.
  • Weight: Moth trap 3kg. Control Box 1.5kg. Combined weight 4.5kg.
  • Will run from 22Ah lithium battery for 10 hours or 6 hours from a 14Ah lithium battery.
  • Available with and without photo cell.

Customer Comments (0)

 Code  Product  Price  
UV18
ALS 20w Compact 12 volt Heath Trap complete with bulb, Portable unit and in-built light sensor (turns on and off automatically) Batteries not included.
£220.00
UV19
ALS 20w Compact 12 volt Heath Trap complete with bulb and Portable unit without light sensor. Batteries not included.
£200.00
UV02
Spare 20w Compact Actinic Bulb - Recommended for use with ALS Compact Moth Traps
£15.00
MS16
Compact Trap Bag - A bag for your Compact Heath/Skinner Trap, equipment & egg trays. 50x35x25cm
£20.00

Heath Trap

Our bestselling moth trap worldwide, extremely popular. The 15w 'Heath type' Moth Trap is made from durable light weight polypropylene (2.4kg including portable electrics). It is very strong and very easy to assemble. The electronics' incorporate a light sensor which enables the trap to turn on and off itself at dusk and dawn. In addition, it also has an intelligent in-built voltage regulator which will turn the trap off automatically should the battery become almost fully discharged (approximately 95% discharged), thus protecting the battery from possible damage to the cells from over-discharge and to the bulb. Will run for 12 hours from a 22Ah lithium battery, 8 Hours from a 14Ah and 6 hours from an 8Ah. Choose your battery carefully.
 
This model comes with a 12v portable unit and tube (battery not included). See Going mobile

For batteries click here

Also available with a mains electric unit and tube (see mains traps)

Customer Comments (4)

 Code  Product  Price  
SK22
ALS 15w actinic 12 volt 'Heath type' Moth Trap. Polypropylene, weighs only 2.4kg with electrics. Portable Unit with in built light sensor (turns on and off automatically) Batteries not included. See Going mobile
£188.50
SK12
Spare 15w actinic tube for ALS traps
£15.00
MS18
Heath Trap Carrying Bag - A bag for your Heath Trap, equipment & egg trays. 77x35x25cm.
£20.00

15w Actinic Skinner Trap

The ALS 15w Actinic Skinner Trap with 12v portable electrics and tube (battery not included). The electronics' incorporate a light sensor which enables the trap to turn on and off itself at dusk and dawn. In addition, it also has an intelligent in-built voltage regulator which will turn the trap off automatically should the battery become almost fully discharged (approximately 95% discharged), thus protecting the battery from possible damage to the cells from over-discharge and to the bulb.

For batteries click here

Customer Comments (1)

 Code  Product  Price  
SK10a
ALS 15w actinic 12 volt Skinner Moth Trap portable model with in-built light sensor (turns on and off automatically) Batteries not included.
£167.50
SK12
Spare 15w actinic tube for ALS traps
£15.00
MS17
Skinner Trap Carrying Bag - A Large bag for your Moth Trap,equipment & egg trays. 75x56x12cm.
£25.00

Suitcase Trap

The ALS Suitcase Trap is the ideal trap to keep all your equipment together during transportation. The trap collapses down and holds the control box, bulb and egg cartons all together. Ideal for holidays. Nothing gets lost - available as MV or 15w versions.

For batteries click here

Customer Comments (1)

 Code  Product  Price  
SK25
ALS Suitcase Trap. 15w Actinic 12 volt Portable model. Complete with electric's. L=58; W=49; D18cm when closed. L=58; W=49; H=39cm when open. Weight 8kg. Made to order
£327.50

Batteries
 Code  Product  Price  
GM05
14Ah Lithium ion Battery, including charger - Dimensions L16.5 x W11 x D5.5cm. Weight= 0.9Kg. Click here for further details. Includes bespoke lead for connecting electronics to battery.
£198.00
GM06
22Ah Lithium ion Battery, including charger - Dimensions L16.5 x W11 x D5.5cm. Weight= 1.2Kg. Click here for further details Includes bespoke lead for connecting electronics to battery.
£255.00

Clear UV Glasses

We recommend the use of UV protected sunglasses if working with the moth trap at night. These will protect the eyes from UV and from the glare of the bright bulb – obviously they must be removed when leaving the area for obvious reasons.

If an alternative is required, try our clear UV glasses which are shatterproof and are UV400 filtered for maximum protection.

 Code  Product  Price  
UV01
Clear UV Glasses
£15.00

For further information please phone. We can offer both professional and beginner traps and kits to suite your pocket! The trap and kit containing the control box is a watertight (IP56) box with all the relevant electrical wiring. The choke on its own is not watertight but is easily wired up. For further details phone either 01263 862068 for friendly advice.

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