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Ordering Information

*JL-404C -**09

*:The Model Number

**:Lead Length

Product Summary

The types of photoelectric sensors JL-404 is applicable to control the street lighting, passage lighting and doorway lighting automatically in accordance with the ambient lighting level.

This product is designed with electronic circuits. Its quicker response with time delay of 3-10 seconds offers easy-to-test feature. Especially, model JL-404C provides a wide voltage range for customer applications under almost power supplies. 

Further, a preset 3-10 seconds time-delay might avoid mis-operation due to spotlight or lightning during the night time

This product has been listed by UL Inc and is comply with the Standard for Non-industrial Photoelectric Switches for Lighting Control UL773A.

Technical Data

Model No.JL-404C
Rated Voltage120-277VAC
Rated Frequency50/60Hz
Rated Loading

500W Tungsten,

850VA Ballast

5A E-Ballast

Power consumption2W
Operate Level

10~20Lx   On

30~80Lx   Off

Ambient Temperature-40℃ ~ +70℃
Related Humidity99%RH
Overall DimensionsBody: 88(L)x 32(Dia.)mm; Stem:27(Ext.)mm; 180o
Leads Length180mm or Customer request (AWG#18)


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.