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Ruggard EDC-180L Electronic Dry Cabinet with Dual Humidity Zones (180L)

BH #RUEDC180L • MFR #EDC-180L
Ruggard
Key Features
  • Electronically Controlled Dehumidifier
  • Reduces Relative Humidity: 60 to 35%
  • Keyed Door Lock Protects Contents
  • Door Seal Protects from Dust and Dirt
Protect cameras, lenses, photographic and optical equipment, mobile electronics, and other valuables from excessive moisture, dirt, and dust with the Ruggard EDC-180L Electronic Dry Cabinet with Dual Humidity Zones. The cabinet's fast-acting TE Cooling Wafer regulates the interior's relative humidity from 60 to 35% to help prevent fungus and corrosion that can damage delicate gear and other sensitive materials. Humidity adjustments take place over a 1- to 3-hour period.

The large, dimmable LCD displays ambient temperature (in Fahrenheit or Celsius), relative humidity, and other settings, and the glass doors are gasket sealed. Interior LED lights make viewing and finding gear easier, and both the base and the five adjustable plastic shelves are padded to help guard against scratches.

This cabinet features an upper cabinet and lower cabinet with independently set relative humidity levels. Each cabinet has an independent control panel with LCD display, and power switch for that zone, which allows equipment and materials with different humidity requirements to be simultaneously stored in the same cabinet.
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Ruggard EDC Overview

Protect cameras, lenses, photographic and optical equipment, mobile electronics, and other valuables from excessive moisture, dirt, and dust with the Ruggard EDC-180L Electronic Dry Cabinet with Dual Humidity Zones. The cabinet's fast-acting TE Cooling Wafer regulates the interior's relative humidity from 60 to 35% to help prevent fungus and corrosion that can damage delicate gear and other sensitive materials. Humidity adjustments take place over a 1- to 3-hour period.

The large, dimmable LCD displays ambient temperature (in Fahrenheit or Celsius), relative humidity, and other settings, and the glass doors are gasket sealed. Interior LED lights make viewing and finding gear easier, and both the base and the five adjustable plastic shelves are padded to help guard against scratches.

This cabinet features an upper cabinet and lower cabinet with independently set relative humidity levels. Each cabinet has an independent control panel with LCD display, and power switch for that zone, which allows equipment and materials with different humidity requirements to be simultaneously stored in the same cabinet.

The Electronic Dry Cabinet features nearly silent operation, without a fan or compressor to make noise. It is also dripless, eliminating the need for a messy water tray that requires draining. To prevent unwanted movement, the bottom of the cabinet has four feet, two of which are leveling feet for installing on uneven surfaces. The cabinet is powered by an included multi-voltage power supply.

UPC: 847628003484

Ruggard EDC Specs

Volume Capacity6.4 ft³ / 180 L
Humidity Control35 to 60% (+/-7%)
SecurityKey Lock
Control InterfaceLCD Display
AC Input Power110 to 240 VAC, 50 / 60 Hz
Power Consumption<15 W
ConstructionGlass, Steel
Interior Dimensions (W x H x D)14.9 x 21.4 x 14.1" / 37.8 x 54.4 x 35.8 cm (Top Section)
14.9 x 27.1 x 14.1" / 37.8 x 68.8 x 35.8 cm (Bottom Section)
Exterior Dimensions (W x H x D)15 x 53 x 15.4" / 38.1 x 134.6 x 39.1 cm
Weight58.4 lb / 26.5 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight76.7 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)55 x 18 x 17"

Ruggard EDC Reviews

Amazing Value

By Catherine
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-06-24

I bought this because I keep my photography equipment in our basement and I wanted something that would keep my lenses safe from mold. This cabinet is awesome. It is large, well lit (it acts as a nightlight for the basement) and it is an amazing display case. For the price, this is an amazing value. It also keeps the dust off my cameras and lenses; an added bonus.

If you live where humidity is high; buy this cabinet

By Steve
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-06-08

Currently I have 10 bodies (mostly film bodies and 3 Sony's) and more than 14 lenses packed into this cabinet. The typical humidity in my home is 65% and during summer it will get to 75%+. This cabinet keeps the humidity at 51%. The interior light is weak, but useful. I wish they put LED lights on both sides of the interior. Cabinet fits conveniently on the end of my work station.

Compact desert on a desk top.

By Keith
Rated 4 out of 5
Date: 2022-06-07

So I've already got two 80L s full of camera gear but wanted the 18L for my VA meds and fists full a supplements. The 18L holds all my stock very snugly and I suspect quite dryly with enough grab room for my spindly fingers to snatch. Takes quite awhile to reach 40% target after short intrusions but appears to be working as well as the 80-s. Here in NW Illinois things get muggy occasionally so the price for dryness insurance is way cheaper than the otherwise consequences. Don't be penny wise and dollar stupid; the dry cabinets are mega times cheaper than takin' chances.

Working so far

By Shane
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-06-07

Set up my cabinet past week and it is keeping relative humidity between 40-47. Seems to be working as expected and fit all of my equipment.

Finally!

By Douglas
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-06-07

I had been wanting to purchase one of the Ruggard dry cabinets for over a year and was able to get one on sale at B&H. The 125L is perfect for my needs. Unit works flawlessly and now I have a stable environment for my gear. A must have to protect your investment.

Great for the price

By Juan
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-06-07

Great for the price. Could have used a bigger size, but height was perfect for my setup. No problem with the plastic shelfs.

Fits it all

By Dallas
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-06-14

I have all my stills equipment along with a pocket 6k pro. Doesn't fit my motion kit, but I didn't expect it to. I feel a lot better knowing my gear is dry during the humid summers

Good quality and fits everything

By Kathh
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-06-10

This was a good size for me. Fits my camera body and multiple lenses.

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can I place it in a garage? I live in orlando florida.
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Yes this cabinet can be placed in a garage.
Answered by: Kirk
Date published: 2020-12-15

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Asked by: Michael J
The shelves of the Ruggard Electronic Dry Cabinet (180L) are adjustable.
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Date published: 2019-07-17

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I lost the keys. Who can I contact for a replacement? Thank you.
Asked by: Foodies
Contact: RuggardTel: (212) 594-2353 Website http://www.ruggard.com/ Email [email protected]
Answered by: Boyd
Date published: 2021-06-28

For those that have several cabinets: are they ...

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Asked by: Isaac
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Answered by: llinelva
Date published: 2021-12-09

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Can you fit a canon 70-200 f2.8 ii inside?
Asked by: John
The shelf height is adjustable and will allow a 70-200mm sized lens to be placed inside.
Answered by: Andrea O.
Date published: 2018-08-27

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What are the interior dimensions?
Asked by: Philip R.
The interior dimensions found on our website are: 14.4 x 11.4 x 11.3 / 36.5 x 29.0 x 28.8 cm.
Answered by: James B.
Date published: 2018-08-27

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Is there a better solution? General Comment - perhaps a better solution... I believe that consistent humidity and temperature levels are important, so here&rsquo;s my suggestion: use a good dehumidifier(s) in your home (Eg, I use a newer model GE that is energy star rated), which does a great job of keeping the ambient humidity around 38%. This has lots of benefits, including reducing the strain of an HVAC system and keeping the system and duct work relatively moisture free. Then buy a good Gun Safe (AMSEC is a good brand, but there are many) with a dial lock (avoid electronic locks which can fail...). A good safe will have a power outlet inside which you can connect a dehumidifying rod to and keep a humidity gauge inside. A fire rated safe is also recommended; minimum of 60 minutes. Store all your most important valuables, including video gear, wills, passwords book, etc inside and sleep well at night. Gun safes are affordable and come in lots of sizes. You&rsquo;ll want to pay a reputable firm to deliver and install the safe. I&rsquo;ve also read that when taking video gear outside, if there&rsquo;s a big difference in temperature/humidity, that placing the gear in a sealed bag to allow the gear to come to a matching temperature sans condensation is recommended. I&rsquo;d love to read anyone&rsquo;s thoughts or experiences along these lines...always looking for best practices. Cheers. Chad K.
Asked by: Chad
While the solutions you list above may also work, unfortunately, we do not offer any of the other solutions, and the Ruggard Electronic Dry Cabinet (50L) would be an option we carry that would be compatible and would maintain the temperature/humidity control to the equipment inside the unit. It is true that moving from indoors to outdoors when there is a large difference in temperature/humidity can cause condensation to form on your equipment, and keeping the item in a sealed plastic bag while the inside/outside temperatures equalize would reduce the condensation occurrence on your equipment.
Answered by: Manzell
Date published: 2020-07-29

How much weight can the adjustable shelf support?

How much weight can the adjustable shelf support?
Asked by: Dean
While a load capacity on the adjustable shelf for the EDC-30L is not publish, it could easily hold 3 lenses or a camera body up to 5-6 lbs.
Answered by: Kirk
Date published: 2022-03-21
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