A Battery-Operated Timer and Power Supply for Insect Light Traps1

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A portable self-contained power inverter and timer is described for operation of blacklight fluorescent lamp insect traps. The power source is a 12-volt direct current automotive battery which operates the timer and inverter circuitry. The timer provides for unattended operation of light traps for any programmed hour periods of successive nights. When a 4-watt lamp was used 3 hours per night, an average of 21 days of operation was obtained per battery charge.

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: June 1, 1969

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