CDC Light Trap with Accessories LI-MR-31a
CDC style trap with a miniature light bulb for studying mosquitoes. The unit has been tested against various insect species and is capable of catching mosquitoes. The unit has been constructed keeping in view of field and rugged conditions. The fan assembly is not visible outside which is hidden in a ABS shield casing as shown in the picture. The unit has a rain shield to protect the unit from rain. The trap is supplied with one insect collection cage which are removables. One more cage can be bought separately which eliminates the need for working or collecting insects in the field. No need to work in the field with mosquitoes as the cage can be carried to laboratory and work with the same at convenience. One field bag will be provided to hold all of the items together. One unit of 6v 7ah will be supplied. Recommended to buy at least two more batteries of same capacity and one powerful, auto-set charger to use the trap conveniently. The other items are need to be purchased separately.
The photoswitch will automatically starts the trap when dusk and power off when dawn. The light sensitivity can be adjusted based on the requirement. This assembly is extremely useful when traps need to be installed continuously several days in the field. Four or 5 batteries series connected can power the unit for a straight 5 days and observations can be made once a week.
Recommended Accessories: Field installation height adjustable stand, Additional Batteries, AC power adaptor (helps run the trap on AC power, 5m cable for distant installations), Battery Charger, and a Mechanical Aspirator