Easy to understand heliodon
Orchard is a manual heliodon, ideal for collective interactive exploration. It is very simple and easy to use.
Sunshading analysis at any latitude and at any time can be accomplished without depending on outside sky conditions.
Miami, 26° North
Milan, 45° North
Pole, 90° North
A sunshade evaluation can be done in a matter of seconds with an accuracy enough for first evaluation, education and demonstration.
Collective exploration of solar designs can be made easy during demonstration, teaching or design.
Thanks to the power supply the lamps can be LEDs for reducing consumption and very safe handling or halogens for higher light quality. The luminaires are custom made to reduce glare and simplify maintenance.
From the finest Italian mechanics, an heliodon with perfect details and custom plastic parts. High contrast lettering make easy to operate the heliodon also in low lighted rooms.
Thanks to a welded steel structural base frame with large section of 40x40mm, the heliodon is stable.
The welded aluminum round frame with large section: 50mm diameter is light but strong and confortable when you need to hand it.
The heliodon is made of steel and aluminum coated with white and black powder coat. The uncoated aluminum parts are anodized. The plastic parts are pigmented in the mass. All colors are durable. The moving parts are self lubricated.
Thanks to an engineered anti-backlash blocks with machined wheels of aluminum and delrin, the rings supporting lamp can be rotated manually with minimum play.