FL20 Solar Bus Shelter Light System (4 Lamp Kit)

FL20 Solar Bus Shelter Light System (4 Lamp Kit)

Brand: Solar Illuminations
Product Code: FL20 Bus Shelter Light
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Price: £1,499.99

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Description

This is a four light version of our FL17 model. This commercial grade solar bus shelter light system uses one or more highly efficient LED tubes fitted within weatherproof housings. Available with a choice of lamp options. When using four single lamps, the system will typically illuminate dusk to dawn for most of the year, and up to 8 hours in the winter.

This weather-poof, vandal resistant bus shelter lighting system has several options for you to choose from. We offer four lamps with the system with the choice of light fitting size and power (brightness). We offer a 5W or 10W versions that are available in a 66cm or 120cm long light fitting. Supplied as standard (with four 5W lamps), 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 batteries will be required. The system is supplied with four single or a combination of single and double lamp light fittings, a metal battery box, a programmable MPPT charge controller, and a 180 Watt solar panels along with mounting brackets. Two 12 Volt rechargeable batteries are required (not supplied). The lockable battery box is supplied with outlets for the solar panel and light fixtures to plug in to, and an on/off switch. When the switch is left in the on position 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 meters of cable, so they can be mounted away from the battery box if needed. The entire is system is simple plug & play installation. Colour of product is grey. Colour of other parts of the system are grey. Colour of light output is white.

Applications
 
This system is best suited to large bus shelters, canopies, car ports and covered footpaths etc. It can also be used in smoking shelters and various other indoor and outdoor applications.
 
Technical Specifications
 

Performance
Manufactured in an ISO9001:2008 'Quality Assured' facility.
When using four 5W lamps, illumination time is typically dusk to dawn for most of the year, and up to 8 hours in the winter.
To determine the illumination time for other light configurations, please speak with our customer service department.
If dusk to dawn illumination is required year-round, a higher powered solar panel and a larger capacity battery will be required.
Up to 3 days autonomy subject to night duration and battery capacity selected.

Luminaire
Configured with one or multiple Samsung® LED strips.
Luminaire power consumption is adjustable from 5 to 10 Watts.
Light output is from 690 to 1320 lumens per fixture.
Offered with a standard power consumption of 5 or 10 Watts.
LEDs are powered with a Mean Well® driver and include optional PWM dimming control.
All LEDs are white at approx. 5500 to 6000k color temperature. Warm white, cool white and amber (Sea Turtle Lighting) color temperatures are available by special order only and at extra cost.
LED life is typically up to 100,000 hours or equal to about 22 years.
These enclosures meet IEC Standards, and are IP66 rated.
Offered as a 66cm long or 120cm long vaporproof enclosure.
66cm light fixture dimensions are approx. 66cm x 10cm x 9cm (26” x 4” x 3.5”) LxWxD.
120cm light fixture dimensions are approx. 120cm x 10cm x 9cm (52” x 4” x 3.5”) LxWxD.
Vandal resistant polycarbonate construction.
The lights may be directly screwed or bolted onto a solid surface instead of using the supplied mounting brackets (clips).

Battery
Two 12 Volt 32 Amp/Hr sealed lead acid batteries are required (not included).
Larger capacity battery options may be available. For help determining whether a larger battery is necessary, please contact our customer service department.
Larger capacity batteries will require a bigger battery box.
The batteries are available as an option.
24 Volt dc system.
Batteries must be connected together in series.

Battery Box
A remote battery box is supplied to accommodate the batteries, and charge controller.
The supplied battery box can house two 12V 34 Amp-Hr batteries maximum. If you plan on using higher capacity batteries, a larger battery box will be required.
The battery box has a hinged lid which is lockable (padlock not included).
The battery box has a receptacle (socket) for the solar panel, and each light to connect to.
The metal battery box is approx. 46cm x 36.5cm x 28.4cm (18.12” x 14.38” x 11.18”) LxWxD.
Dimensions including lid over-hang and side flanges are approx. 51cm x 39cm x 28.4cm (21.25” x 15.38” x 11.18”) LxWxH.

Solar Panel
A 180 Watt aluminium framed solar panels are supplied.
Higher powered solar panel options may be available. For help determining whether a solar panel upgrade is necessary, please contact our customer service department.
Supplied with approximately 5m (17') of cable to connect directly to the battery box.
Additional cable or extension cords are available.
Two special mounting frames are included to allow the solar panel to attach to a vertical or horizontal surface with two hole pre-drilled into each section of the frame.
The 180 Watt solar panel dimensions are approx. 131.6cm x 99.3cm x 3.5cm (51.5" x 39" x 1.5") LxWxD.

Control Module
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.

Installation
Easy to install. All connections are simply plug & play.
Two special mounting frames are included to allow the solar panel to attach to a vertical or horizontal surface with two hole pre-drilled into each section of the frame.
A pair of triangle shaped support frames are supplied for the solar panel.
Easy to install into almost any type of bus shelter, smoking shelter, canopy or car port.
Mount the solar panel facing south, away from shade or other obstructions.
Ideal solar panel installation angle is 15 degrees + installation latitude.

Notes
 

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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Specifications
Solar Lights Data
Price From £1499.99.
Lumen Output 690 to 1320 Lumens per lamp.
Equivalent Incandescent Wattage Approx. 50 to 100 Watts per lamp.
Approximate Illumination Time Typically dusk to dawn for most of the year, up to 8 hours in the winter.
Approximate Illumination Area Up to 6m x 6m per lamp.
Solar Panel Wattage From 180 Watts.
Battery Included No (available as an option).
Programable Controller Yes.

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