|All our traps catch moths alive so that they are ideal for survey work, population counts and collecting fertile females for breeding programmes. |
We strongly recommend using an earth leakage trip (E7584) or similar device for personal safety while using a mains-operated trap.
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Robinson Mercury moth trap One of the best moth traps for quantities and species of moth attracted. The base and cone are made of high impact moulded ABS plastic and the trap is rustless, robust and light. Supplied complete as illustrated with all electrical fittings, lamp and rainshield as well as 50m flex on a handy cable winder and operating instructions.
Designed for 200-250 volt operation, a transformer can be used to adapt for 110v supply.
For personal safety we strongly recommend an earth leakage trip be fitted or similar device.
New Eco Robinson moth trap A new alternative to the traditional Robinson trap using Eco electrics - a 20W blacklight fluorescent tube (equivalent to 100W).
Economic on the environment as well as cost in comparison, as this tube has no need for a choke.
A 12V battery of at least 24ah will also run this trap with an inverter (Z683 and Z682 see below).
Supplied complete with 6m mains cable and 3-pin plug. There is an optional extra of 50m flex on a handy cable winder with connectors (illustrated). An earth leakage trip is recommended for personal safety E7584.
Eco Robinson spares and accessories:
|For other spares please see the section under the 125W MV Robinson trap (above).|
40W Heath/Rigid moth traps (mains operated) More powerful Heath and Rigid moth traps, designed to increase catch sizes with a greater light output than the 12V portable versions. The traps are mains operated so ideal for use in back gardens, but they can be made portable using an inverter and battery (see Accessories below).
**If you already have a 12V Heath or Rigid trap and would like to convert this to operate a 40W tube, see below for our conversion kit**
40W Trap Spares & Accessories:
The Lucent mobile moth trap This trap is based on the Skinner trap style but with added vanes to improve the catch and is also foldable to fit neatly into a case making it easy to transport around.
We have two versions - a 40W and a 22W, both of which are mains operated. They can be made portable using an inverter and battery of at least 24ah (details below).
Each trap comes complete with electrics, rainshield, robust carry case and 6m mains cable. The case acts as a base for the trap when assembled.
Trap dimensions: 41x30x30cm / 16.5"x12"x12"
Lucent trap spares and accessories: