This light bulb conversion kit includes a bulb holder that can accept a choice of LED light bulb. This system can operate from dusk to dawn or from dusk for a chosen amount of hours each night. Choice of LED bulb available.
This system consists of an Edison style bulb holder that will accept a 7W LED light bulb (offering around 700 Lumens). The bulb holder can be installed within a light fitting such as a post light, wall light or other styles of lamp. Supplied as standard, the lights will typically illuminate dusk to dawn for most of the year, and up to 8 hours in the winter months. If dusk to dawn illumination is required throughout the year, a higher powered solar panel and/or larger capacity battery will be required. The kit is supplied with the light bulb and bulb holder, a weather proof battery box, a MPPT charge controller, a 70 Watt solar panel, and a 12 Volt rechargeable battery. The battery box is supplied with outlets for the solar panel and light bulb holder to plug in to. When the system is connected the light will come on automatically at sunset and will stay illuminated until the set amount of time. The charge controller can be programmed to illuminate from dusk to dawn, turn off after a certain amount of hours, or it can use a dual timer option. The dual timer allows the light to activate at dusk and illuminate for X hours, switch off, and then turn back on for X hours prior to sunrise. The solar panel and light fittings are supplied with several metres of cable, so they can be mounted away from the battery box if needed. The LED light bulb typically last for up to 20 years so there are no bulb changes. Colour of most parts of the system are grey. Colour of light output is white or warm white.
Our solar LED light bulb conversion kit is perfect for sites where electricity is no longer available or where it would be too difficult or too costly to install an electric supply. They are suitable for retro-fit applications where electric or gas lamps need replacing. This bulb kit can also be used on camping trips, in cabins, sheds, or any other similar use.
Manufactured in an ISO9001:2008 'Quality Assured' facility.
Typically illuminates dusk to dawn for most of the year, and up to 8 hours in the winter.
If dusk to dawn illumination is required year-round, a higher powered solar panel and larger capacity batteries will be required.
Up to 3 days of autonomy subject to length of night time illumination and other factors.
One Edison (ES / E26 / E27) bulb holder is included in this system.
A 12 Volt, 7W LED corn bulb is included.
The 7W LED bulb provides approx. 700 Lumens.
LED beam angle is approx. 60 degrees.
Choice of white or warm white.
White LED colour temperature is approx. 6000-6500k.
Warm white LED colour temperature is approx. 2700-3500k.
The bulb holder is fitted with approximately 5m (18') of pre-plugged cable ready for easy connection to the battery box.
Additional extension cable is available (upon request) as an option.
The LED light bulb dimensions are approx. 8cm long x 3cm diameter (3" long x 1.5" diameter) excluding the Edison screw section.
One high capacity 12 Volt 18 Amp-Hr sealed lead acid battery is supplied.
Larger capacity battery options may be available. For help determining whether a larger battery is necessary, please contact our customer service department.
Battery type is AGM. Gel battery is available by special order.
A plastic weatherproof battery box is supplied to accommodate the battery.
The battery box has a removable front which is lockable (padlock not included).
The battery box also houses the PCB controller.
The battery box is approx. 27cm x 20cm x 12cm (10.5" x 8" x 4.5") LxWxD.
A 70 Watt solar panel is included.
Higher powered solar panel options may be available. For help determining whether a solar panel upgrade is necessary, please contact our customer service department.
The solar panel is fitted with approximately 3m (10') of cable/cord.
Additional cord is available as an optional extra.
The solar panel cord connects directly to the battery box.
The solar panel support is supplied with a fold-out 'U' shape bracket which can be used to mount it to a suitable surface.
The 70W solar panel dimensions approx. 89.3cm x 66.8cm x 3.5cm (32.35" x 26.22" x 1.5") LxWxD.
Supplied with a MPPT charge controller which automatically controls the solar panel power, battery charging and lighting function and operation.
Ultra fast Maximum Power Point Tracking (MPPT).
The MPPT charge controller is typically 30% more efficient than standard PWM controllers and 10% more efficient to most other MPPT controllers.
Additional efficiency for cloudy weather and during times of reduced sun radiation.
This controller features the very latest smart technology.
Provides extended battery life and extra protection against excessive battery discharge and overcharge.
Battery life algorithm operates 24/7.
Low voltage detection for automatic disconnect.
Continuous environment, input and output power management.
The controller is sized to the system specifications with 10A and 15A versions available (subject to solar panel wattage and battery capacity).
Pre-programmed software for load output, dusk to dawn lighting, single timed lighting, dual timed lighting, dimming option and the ability of interfacing with motion detection, where required.
This MPPT charge controller is programmed by Solar Illuminations as per your requirements and system ability.
Lighting control features illumination from dusk to dawn (where applicable), or on at dusk for X amount of hours then off, or on at dusk for X amount of hours, then off, then back on again for X amount of hours before dawn.
Dimming option (where applicable) allows the lighting to dim at any time during the illumination time.
The dimming option or any other illumination mode can be used in conjunction with motion activation (where applicable).
Dimming may be at any percentage from 1-99%.
Supports real time data monitoring (iPhone, Andriod, Mac or PC) with optional interface and/or Bluetooth dongle.
Battery voltage 12/24V dc auto select.
Rated charge current 10A/15A.
Maximum PV power (12V dc) is 135W at 10A and 200W at 15A.
Maximum PV power (24V dc) is 270W at 10A and 400W at 15A.
Maximum PV open circuit is 75V dc.
Peak efficiency is 98%.
Charge voltage (absorption) is 14.4V dc.
Charge voltage (float) is 18.8V dc.
Multi stage adaptive charge algorithm.
Automatic temperature compensation.
Low voltage load disconnect at 11.1V dc to 11.8V dc (12v dc system) or 22.2V dc to 23.6V dc (24V dc system) or battery life algorithm.
Low voltage load reconnect at 13.1V dc to 14V dc (12V dc system) or 26.2V dc to 28V dc (24V dc system).
Protection feature includes battery reverse polarity (fuse), output short circuit and over temperature.
Operating temperature is -30 deg. C (-22 deg. F) to +60 deg. C (140 deg. F).
Humidity up to 95%, non condensing.
Power terminals are AWG 10 (6mm2).
Protection rating IP22 (connection terminal area).
Weight is 500g (1.1 Lbs).
Dimensions are approx. 10cm x 10cm x 4cm (4” x 4” x1.5”).
Please note: Upon installation and power-up the controller goes into a 7 day evaluation mode where smart monitoring and configurations commence. Additional evaluation with self-managing adjustments may continue for up to 7 more days. This is all part of the smart feature that enables this intelligent controller to understand its use, the application, the surrounding environment and the current conditions. During this time some of its programmed features may differ temporarily. This is a perfectly normal process and must be accepted during that time. During this time the controller will adjust to the current condition and charge status of the batteries. It is therefore recommended that all batteries are 100% fully charged before connection using an appropriate battery charger. This may significantly reduce the evaluation mode time of 7+7 days to much less. The solar panel(s) should be connected to the MPPT charge controller first, followed by the fully charged batteries.
For use in dark locations at night time.
Easy to install.
All components are plug and play.
Please Note: This product is a special order and is non-returnable except in the event of a fault (during its warranty period) when the product, once returned will be repaired or replaced.
The solar panel must be installed in a location where it can receive full direct sunshine (when available) and set facing South at about a 45-60 degree angle (where adjustment options allow). The solar panel must not be installed in a shaded or part shaded location and never indoors. The standard specifications of the system (particularly the solar panel Wattage and battery capacity) may need to be adjusted. These components are determined by your geographic location, power consumption (LED Wattage) and the total amount of hours of illumination time required. Such changes to the standard specifications may increase or decrease the cost shown. Please contact us for more information or assistance. The illumination time is estimated and subject to various factors including (but not limited to) geographic location, seasons, temperature, weather conditions & location of product etc. The illumination time of most solar lights can reduce during winter months when the weather is poor and the days are shorter. During this time insolation hours decrease accordingly. Shorter illumination time due to one or more of the above factors does not define the product as being ‘defective’ or ‘not as described’. All solar lights must be used in a completely dark location at night time otherwise they may not illuminate. Nearby strong lighting sources or ambient lighting may affect the operation of a solar light. This does not define the product as being 'defective' or 'not as described'. Please note, if you do not install or use this product for several months the battery may discharge naturally on its own. By allowing a battery to deep discharge it may cause irreversible damage as the battery may then lose the ability to recharge or hold a full charge. Although unlikely, we reserve the right to supply this product with any minor alterations or minor changes to the specifications (shown above by text description or by photographs) due to different supplies or product batches received, incorporating such product changes made by the manufacturer, without further notice. Descriptions, specifications and photographs are updated regularly but may not be current when minor changes to a product have only recently been made.
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|Solar Lights Data|
|Lumen Output||450 Lumens.|
|Equivalent Incandescent Wattage||Approx. 75 Watts.|
|Approximate Illumination Time||Typically dusk to dawn for most of the year, up to 8 hours in the winter.|
|Approximate Illumination Area||Up to approx. 4m x 4m.|
|Solar Panel Wattage||From 70 Watts.|