Prevent Lens Condensation or Freezing With DitoGear DryEye

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This is for all of you working in humid or freezing conditions, maybe especially for night timelapsers, but could be used in any situation where your lens may freeze or fog due to high humidity!

Our friends at DitoGear have rebooted the DryEye to solve those situations and give you clear, condensation-less images.

And the introductory price is very agreeable! Only $99!

DitoGear™ DryEye

Introducing DitoGear DryEye

Via DitoGear:

DitoGear DryEye has been designed to prevent dew condensation or freezing of the camera lenses during longterm shooting in humid or low temperature conditions.

The maximum temperature of the heater is around 50°C so it is completely safe for the optics and strong enough to prevent dew condensation or lens freezing in all conditions.

The DitoGear Dry Eye has a manual temperature offset control.

Kit contents

  • 1 x Controller
  • 1 x Heater (35cm)
  • 1 x Power Cable
  • 1 x Transport Soft Case

Technical specifications

  • Max power consumption 0.69A
  • Power supply 8.5V – 14.4V DC
  • Operating temperature -40°C to 60°C
  • Operating humidity 0 to 100%
  • LED heating indicator
    • 25% +7 °C
    • 50% +13 °C
    • 75% +20 °C
    • 100% +26 °C

Using DitoGear DryEye
The DitoGear DryEye should be mainly used to prevent dew condensation and/or lens freezing during outdoor shooting in humid conditions or during night shoots. However it may be also used to clean the lens that has already got frost or when the dew already condensed on the lens surface.

Power & Cabling
The DitoGear DryEye is powered using any 8.5 – 14.4V DC power source capable of delivering 0.8A current. The battery is not a part of a bundle. It comes with a power cable compatible with Power Pack or PowerBrick, batteries available at ditogear store.

If different cabling is needed, following products can be purchased in ditogear store, as an DryEye Accessory.

Pre Order & Pricing
DryEye is available from now on PreOrder at ditogear store. Introductory Price is 99 USD. Introductory pricing available for 2 weeks, till February 14th

Learn more about DitoGear DryEye.

(cover photo credit: snap from DitoGear)


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