Are you installing light fixtures with extended life expectations?
Expect no less from your photocontrols!

Electronic Controls

Intermatic sets the new standard with photocontrols designed to meet the extended life expectation of today's LED lighting fixtures. Products are dusk-to-dawn ON/OFF, twist lock and fix mount electronic photo controls most commonly used for street lighting, parking lot fixtures and pedestrian walkways. Electronic Ballast Ratings are offered to ensure compatibility with new LED and Induction Lighting Fixtures.

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Fixed Mount Photocontrols
  • Non-drift silicon light sensor with IR filter
  • DC relay with zero-crossing circuitry for extended life
  • Exceeds 10,000 ON/OFF switching cycles
  • Ideal for single or multi-fixture HID and LED installation (up to 1,650 W @ 277 VAC)
  • Overall dimensions within ANSI C136.24 guidelines

Learn more about the Fix Mount Photocontrols product line

Twist Lock Photocontrols
  • Non-drift silicon light sensor with IR filter
  • Products tested to full ON/OFF lifecycles under tungsten, magnetic and electronic ballast loads
  • Electronic ballast testing per NEMA 410 to ensure compatibility with today’s electronic ballasts and drivers
  • Meets or exceeds ANSI C136.10 and UL/CSA requirements

Learn more about the Twist Lock Photocontrols product line

 

Specifications Fix Mount Photocontrols Twistlock Photocontrols
EK4036 EK4136S EK4236S EK4736S ELC4536 EK4536 LED4536SC
Nominal Voltage 50/60 Hz 120/208/240/277 120/208/240/277
Voltage Range 105-305 105-305
Photo Sensor Non-drift silicon sensor with IR filter for Human Eye Response Non-drift silicon sensor with IR filter for Human Eye Response
Turn On Level 1.5 fc (Instant ON) 1.5 fc (Instant ON)
Turn Off Level 2.25 fc 2.25 fc
Off to On Ratio 1.5:1 1.5:1
Time Delay OFF 2-5 seconds 2-5 seconds
Fail Mode ON ON
Power Consumption 0.1 W, 120 VAC; 0.4 W, 277 VAC 0.1 W, 120 VAC; 0.4 W, 277 VAC
Dialectric Withstand 2500 V 2500 V
Operating Temperature -40° C to +70° C -40° C to +70° C
Applicable Standards Meets or exceeds ANSI C136.24, UL773, and CSA Requirements Meets or exceeds ANSI C136.10-2010, UL773, and CSA Requirements
 
Specifications Fix Mount Photo Controls Twistlock Photo Controls
EK4036 EK4136S EK4236S EK4736S ELC4536 EK4536 LED4536SC
Load Rating - Tungsten 1000 W 1000 W 1000 W 1000 W
Load Rating - Ballast 1800 VA 1800 VA 1800 VA 1800 VA
Load Rating - Electronic Ballast 6 A 2.0 A 6 A 8 A
Surge Protection 255J MOV / 5,000 A surge current 510J MOV / 10,000 A surge current
Power Up ON Test Delay No 45-60 sec No No
Zero-Cross Technology Yes No Yes Yes
Circuit Board Conformal Coated Yes No Yes Yes
FR4 Circuit Board Yes Yes Yes Yes
ON/OFF Operation Cycles 10,000 5,000 10,000 15,000
Design Life Expectancy 15-year 10-year 15-year 20-year
Manufacture's Warranty 8-year 6-year 8-year 12-year
Agency Approvals cCSAus / cULus cULus cCSAus cCSAus

Designed for Long Life  |  Tested for Long Life  |  Warrantied for Long Life