Kendrick Astro Instruments are most known among the astronomers for their high quality dew controllers and heaters. They produce heater systems for virtually any optic or electronic devices used in amateur astronomy and outdoors photography.
Kendrick Astro Instrument offers several Dew Removals controllers. They created the small and lightweight Micro FireLite controller that is great for trips. For a straightforward, easy to use controller there is the Dual Channel controller. It is a two-channel controller that handles power efficiently. Kendrick’s mid-range controllers are the DigiFire 7 and the DigiFire 10. The DigiFire 7 is a digital four-channel controller with six outputs. The DigiFire 10 is a digital temperature-sensing controller with six outputs. For the astronomer who needs the top of the line controller; there is the Premier Power Controller. It is a precise controller with temperature sensor, and dewpoint control with a remote control.
The dew heaters that Kendrick designed are superior with keeping optic and electronic devices functioning and moisture free in humid and/or cold weather. The Premier series are of the highest performance. The Premier series heaters are four-season heaters that perform in extreme conditions. They are very rugged with a large temperature range. Firefly heaters systems are for both economical in price and power. Performs under all but the most demanding observing conditions. Kendrick’s compact lightweight heaters are the Micro FireLite Heaters. They are idea for smallish optics where weight and balance are of importance. They also provide the Newtonian Heater and the Ritchy Chrietien Heater for secondary and primary mirrors.
Kendrick Astro manufactures dewcaps. They offer the standard dewcaps that are constructed with black ABS plastic and are all felt lined for maximum absorption of moisture and baffling of stray light. The Zapcap dewcaps are constructed with same materials as the standard with a built in low wattage heater, Digicap dewcaps have a heater plus a Micro FireLite controller. The Micro FireLite controller allows variable heat settings to be set.
Kendrick offer a range of power packs, inverters & converters, battery chargers and several other products to assisted amateur and professional astronomers.