Welcome to Helix Controls

30th Anniversary Celebration Details

Hello, we’d like to thank all of our USA customers for the last 32 years! Enjoy FREE SHIPPING on any DBS-1000 order. Canada customers enjoy a $6.00 discount on shipping to Canada.

Trade In / Trade Up! USA and Canada customers can purchase any DBS-1000 or DBS-Combo product/s, (2 quantity limit), through this website, or by phone/email.  Then, send in any qualifying thermostat/s, from any maker, that originally retailed for $75.00 or more. Must be in working condition, must include a note with address and contact info.  Also include recent DBS-1000 proof of purchase, or we can search for your purchase info. And within two weeks of receipt of your old system you will receive $30.00 refund for the brand new DBS-1000 proportional thermostat. The $30.00 trade in amount will be refunded to the DBS proof of purchase info. 

The DBS-1000, with regular 2 prong power cords, (normally $139,95), will be just $109.95 with trade in!

The DBS-1000, with grounded 3 prong power cords, (normally $146.95), will be just $116.95 with trade in!

About our Product

We are the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality proportional thermostats and environment control systems.  Helix Controls, Inc. was founded in the early 80’s and has since become renowned for product integrity, and ‘after the sale’ customer care.  Reptile breeders, zoos, aquariums, and animal preserves, world-wide depend on Helix Control Inc.’s Environmental Control Systems to provide many decades of accurate, reliable temperature regulation and monitoring throughout their collections and inside their egg incubators.  Animal hospitals recommend, and use Helix Controls, Inc.’s systems and products to provide stable and safe post-operation recovery environments. Professional level captive animal husbandry begins with a professional level Helix Controls System.

Helix Controls Systems and products are routinely used to help successfully recreate and maintain nearly every type of environment needed for keeping & breeding all types of exotic animals, snakes, lizards, turtles and tortoises.  Many zoos and avian sanctuaries also rely on Helix Radiant Heat Panels and DBS-1000 thermostats to optimize environments for exotic and endangered birds of prey (raptors), as well as in their tropical bird collections. Helix products are even warming a collection of apes and a variety of other warm blooded mammals.

Safe and dependable warming for your pet has never been easier, the DBS-1000 and Radiant Heat Panels can be used for almost every animal heating need. We also offer 4 sizes and wattage of Heat Tape, and other products and accessories tailored to your reptile’s environmental needs.  We look forward to exceeding all your expectations. Your environmental control system satisfaction is our #1 goal.