Medium EL Circle Panel
Medium EL Circle Panel

Astrophotography 5in EL Panel Circle Flat Frame Kit

The Astrophotography 5 inch Circle Flat Frame Kit is a perfect, portable light that is used by...
SKU: AST001-EOE901
Availability: 100 In Stock
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Inverter Options: 9V Battery Pack + Inverter Combo
Frosted Acrylic Options: No Thanks
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Astrophotography 5in EL Panel Circle Flat Frame Kit

Astrophotography 5in EL Panel Circle Flat Frame Kit


Astrophotography 5in EL Panel Circle Flat Frame Kit

Inverter Options: 9V Battery Pack + Inverter Combo
Frosted Acrylic Options: No Thanks
The Astrophotography 5 inch Circle Flat Frame Kit is a perfect, portable light that is used by astrophotographers from across the globe. The even light distribution allows for photographers to easily create their subframes in order to take out the noise produced by ambient lighting and environmental factors. Kit comes with 5" EL Panel circle, choice of inverters, and the option to add a piece of frosted acrylic. No soldering or tools required; Plug and play ready!

Often times, photographers using this kit want a thin piece of frosted acrylic to help diffuse the light evenly. Now you can add this acrylic to the kit by selecting on the drop down window. Depending on customer's setup, sometimes the phosphor particles (which is part of granular nature of EL Technology) can be seen due to the power of the scope. We recommend adding the acrylic to help reduce the granular effect, and it also helps soften and even out the light. This makes the light a nice natural white light which is not too cool (blue) or warm (yellow). It also helps limit banding when taking stills or video, and dims the light slightly. This acrylic piece is typically meant to be installed on the front side of the EL panel, and our current EL Panel has an adhesive front (and back). Choose between 1pc of acrylic to apply on the front side, or select 2pcs in the drop down window to sandwich the EL Panel between two pieces of acrylic for maximum durability. Simply peel and stick the acrylic directly to the face of the panel, much like applying a screen protector. We now give the option of a self-assembly where you assemble the acrylic onto the face of the EL Panel, or with pre-assembly where one of our technicians will pre-assemble at our lab prior to shipping. For self assembly, start on one edge and push down slowly and evenly with a flat tool (like a credit card or squeegee) to make even contact with the acrylic. The backside also has an adhesive, so if you are looking to stick it to a dust cap, it's a simple peel-n-stick application. You can also follow along with our Instructional video for self-assembly below.

This kit now has inverter options to best suit your individual needs. The standard 9V Battery Pack + Inverter combo is a simple standalone solution that has a brightness adjustment wheel to easily select the required brightness. We recently added an option for a new PWM dimmable inverter. This new PWM Inverter is a dimmable inverter which requires a microcontroller or other PWM (Pulse Width Modulation) devices in order to dim the inverter. Oftentimes, customers purchase this inverter when they have software or other control systems (Arduino, etc) that allow the inverter to be controlled externally. The PWM inverter does not have its own brightness adjustment knob.

Our newest option is a USB Inverter, along with a touch dimmer, which can be purchased with or without a rechargeable battery. This touch dimmer allows you to turn the panel on/off with the touch of a finger. Press and hold the dimmer to dim, release to keep dimming adjustment. Too dim? Press and hold the dimmer to increase the brightness until release. A quick press will turn the device off or on. The dimmer will retain the last setting with a quick press. What's especially nice about the battery is it has a built-in flashlight to help find your tools! Use the drop-down windows to customize the kit to your liking!

5" DIA EL Panel in White
Overall Size: 5.35" DIA
Multiple Inverter Options

Returns Policy

We use common carriers for our shipping, USPS, UPS, FedEx and DHL (International). When placing your order, make sure to select the shipping method you need. Most orders take 24-48 hours to process, but custom cut or custom made orders can exceed this timing. If you have an immediate project deadline and want to check shipping, please contact us prior to ordering.

All returns must be accompanied by a return authorization code (RAC). Items returned without a RAC will be refused and no refund will be given. To receive and RAC simply contact at info@ellumiglow and simply reference your Order ID Number. Our telephone staff will not be authorized to give an RAC Number over the phone. Please note that our evening and weekend staff will not have access to your order.

All items that come in boxes must be returned in the same boxes. Returns must be picked up and in transit no more than 30 days from the date of delivery and must include all instructions, pieces etc. On approved returns we offer a complete refund less all shipping costs and a 10% restocking fee. We will make all of the shipping arrangements for you. Please note if you have small doorways, halls or elevators that some large boxes may not fit. Please call for exact dimensions if you are concerned. Orders that will not fit in to a customers home will be subject to this return policy.

Custom Orders: Due to the custom nature of many products, we cannot accept returns on custom orders. These include custom lengths or custom made orders of EL Wire, EL Tape, EL Paint, EL Panels, LED Strip Lights, Laser Wire, SewGlo and VynEL. If you are concerned about the returnability of your products, please call or email us before your purchase.

Due to the nature of EL Paint, any EL Paint orders are ineligible for return, unless the product is defective at the time of delivery. In the event of defective paint and/or other items, the items will be exchanged and shipping costs will be the responsibility of Ellumiglow. Exchanged paint or items may be required to be packaged for shipment by the purchaser.

Please note: Custom cut or custom made lighting applications, driver or programming are non-cancellable, non-returnable upon order commencement. Lighting devices (Electroluminescent, Laser, LED products) from Ellumiglow/Future Illuminations used in combination with a driver and/or inverter from outside companies voids product warranty without exceptions.

We've made the returns process simple. Products purchased through Ellumiglow and under warranty* may be returned for replacement by following these steps:

1. Contact Ellumiglow's Customer Service at 877-615-6556, or email to obtain an RAC number. NOTE: Submissions without an RAC number will not be completed.

2. Fill out the Return Authorization Form in its entirety and submit the form. Please write the RAC code on outside of shipping box.

3. Return the authorized item(s) per shipping instructions.

4. Our Replacement Department will process your request.

Need this product or another product customized in a certain way? Custom cut, shapes, animated effects?

Ellumiglow is a full service lighting company, whether we're delivering quality lighting components or working directly with our customers to deliver a completely unique custom lighting solution. Our ability to customize products range from prototyping or single piece solutions, to providing mass produced lighting fixtures and lighting components. We would love to work with you to make your next project a glowing success! Here's a small list of the customizations we offer.

EL Tape / Panels For EL Tape and Panels, we offer full customization. From custom shapes, sizes or colors, animated effects, even specialty applications.
Split EL Tape For Split EL Tape, we offer custom cutting and connecting, lengths, and even widths.
LED Strips and Lights We have a full cut and solder shop, so we can offer custom lengths, quick turn volume manufacturing of various LED applications.
SewGlo Illuminated Thread We offer not only custom cutting and connecting services, but full prototyping to production services as well. Anything from one-off custom embroidery or stitching, to volume production of your company's product line.
EL Inverters Need an inverter that is not listed on the website? We can help! Our Engineering department designs and fabricates custom tuned inverters for single applications, or we can volume manufacture specific inverters or inverter components.
EL Wire / TruEL Wire We offer a full range of custom cutting and soldering, to even custom diameters, durometers, or colors.
VynEL Panels We offer full customization depending on the application, ranging from aerospace to wearables. For a full list of our customizations, click here.

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