JL-214B BS Twist Lock Photocell Switch

Product Description
The PECU JL-214B is applicable to control the street lighting, garden lighting, passage lighting and doorway lighting automatically in accordance with the ambient natural lighting level.

This product is designed with electronic circuits with sensor of phototransistor and a surge arrester (MOV) is provided.  Especially, model JL-224B has an omnidirectional face-top sensor for customer applications per BS5972.

Further, a preset 5-30 seconds time-delay might avoid redundancy operation due to spotlight or lightning during the night time.

This product provides twist-lock terminals meets the requirements of BS5972 and this series conforms the CE(UKCA) and RoHS directives.


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Product Features
1-BS5972 omnidirectional
2-Time Delay 5-30s
3-Multi-Volts Available
4-Surge Arrester Built-in
5-Phototransistor sensor
6-Use with a BS5972 Twist-lock receptacle

Parameter Lists

Rated Voltage220-240VAC
Rated Frequency50/60Hz
Work Temperature-40℃-70℃
Relative Humidity96%
Rated Loading1000W Tungsten,  1800VA Ballast
Power Consumption8W@240VAC
Surge Arrestoptional
On/Off luxOn<20Lx,off>80Lx
Fail ModeFial-off
CertificateCE, RoHS
IP RatingIP54

1-Disconnect the power supply.
2-Connect the socket according to the following diagram.
3-Push the PECU upwards and rotate it clockwise to lock it in the socket.

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Initial testing
1. During the initial installation, it may take several seconds for the PECU to turn off.
2. To test the "on" position during the day, cover the photocell with a black bag or opaque material.
3. Do not cover it with your fingers, as the light passing through your fingers may be enough to keep the photocell switch open.
4. The photocell test takes approximately 2 minutes.

Product Code

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1: 12 = MOV 110Joule / 3500Amp

2: K(option)= Kit package with JL-210K Receptacle