JL-205 Photocell Sensor
Rate voltage:
MOV diameter in mm:
110Jole / 3500Amp
235Jole / 5000Amp
460Jole / 7500Amp
IP65 Protection (optional):
IP65 Protection

Ordering Information

JL-205C **12 ***-IP65

*:Model Number

**:MOV diameter in mm

12=110Jole / 3500Amp

15=235Jole / 5000Amp

23=460Jole / 7500Amp

***:IP65 Protection (optional)

IP65=IP65 Protection

Product Summary

The 240V light switch photo control sensor JL-205 series 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. Its quicker response with time delay of 10-30 seconds offers easy-to-test feature. Especially, model JL-205C provides a wide voltage range for customer applications under almost power supplies. 

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


Disconnect power; wire the color coded receptacle according to the diagram below. 

Push the photocontroller on and twist it clockwise to lock it into the receptacle. 

Install the photocontroller with the Photocell facing the NORTH direction as indicated on the top of the photocontroller. 

Adjust the receptacle position if necessary.

Initial Testing

It is normal for the SWITCH to take several minutes to turn off when first installed.

To test “turn on” during daytime, cover its eye with sliding the metal strip mounted.

Do not cover with finger because light traveling through fingers may be great enough to keep the switch open.

Test will take approximately 2 minutes.