Gavita ECM1 Electronic Contactor Module
State of the art lighting controller for use with Gavita E-Series lighting systems. The EL2 master controller can dim and boost your lights automatically and also allows for additional control equipment such as heaters, dehumidifiers etc by using ECM1 contactors.
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Details Gavita EL2 Master Controller Product Details: Lighting control at your fingertips Using a Gavita Master controller to control your e-series fixtures offers you maximum control, ease of use, plug and play installation and safety. Just connect the controller cables to the fixtures with the included T-splitter (see diagram), set the dials on the fixtures to EXT (External control), plug the controller and the fixtures directly into mains and you are set to go. The controller can switch all the interconnected fixtures on and off with its internal timer, adjust them to your required output level (in percentage or exact output power) and even simulate sunrise and sunset to gradually adjust the climate in your grow room when your lights go on or off. This electronic controller replaces expensive lighting timers and contactors while preventing ballast current in-rush when switching on your lights. Two very important features are the autodim function and emergency shut-down. When the temperature in your grow room rises beyond the control level of your climate control your crop can be damaged beyond recovery. The temperature probe senses this and will automatically dim the lights to not overshoot your safe temperature, and maintain it. The display and warning LED indicate when this happens, and also indicate if this has happened while you were away so you can correct the problem. If for any reason your climate control completely fails and the temperature rises to unacceptable levels the system will perform an emergency shutdown of all connected equipment. The alarm contact of the controller can be connected to your alarm system for instant notification. You can connect all your e-series fixtures to one controller, even divided in 2 separate rooms with their own temperature sensor for auto-dim at high temperature and emergency shutdown at extreme temperature. For auxiliary equipment you can connect up to two accessory Gavita ECM contactor modules, one to switch equipment when lights are on (for example a humidifier, CO2 equipment or air conditioning) and one for during lights off (for example a room heater). Gavita EL2 Master Controller Features & Benefits No need for a switchboard No high inrushes (ballast is always stand-by) Easy and safe installation (low voltage device) Protected against shortcuts Double temperature safety feature (autodim/auto shutdown) External alarm connection (txt/e-mail/alarm) For 80 ballasts, or 2×40 in two 12/12 rooms For DigiStar and Pro-lines e-series, incl. LEP Sunrise/sunset built in (0-30 mins) Show output in % or Watts Celsius or Fahrenheit and 24 hr/AM/PM Calibrate temperature sensors CE-logo 75pxcertified Gavita EL2 Master Controller Specifications 24 hour timer (on/off): Yes Set output level: 50-115% Select ballast type: 400/600/750/1000W Show output as W or %: Yes Auto-dim at set temp: Yes Auto shutdown at set temp: Yes Sunrise / sunset period: Yes Outputs: 2 (main/aux) Number of ballasts per output: 40 Total number of ballasts: 80 (either in one room or 2×40 in 12/12) Temperature sensors: 2 (for two rooms 12/12) Alarm contacts NO/NC: Yes External Contactor Modules (ECM): 2 optional Warrenty: 3 years Article Number: 60.56.00.23.10 (EU) | 60.56.00.24.11 (UK) | 60.56.00.12.20 (US) | 60.56.00.24.60 (AU) EAN code: 8718403051742 (EU) | 8718403051766 (UK) | 8718403051780 (US) | 8718403051803 (AU) Gavita ECM1 External Contactor Modules Product Details: The Gavita Master controller EL2 has two outputs for optional External Contactor Modules (ECMs). These industry grade contactor units can switch a load up to 15 amps of accessories during either lights on or lights off period. Using the ECMs you can switch, for example, your humidifier, heating, CO2 equipment and watering systems. As the ECMs are steered by a low voltage signal you can even locate them close to the accessories themselves, enabling easy installation and optimal flexibility. Lights on: Watering system, CO2 systems, Air conditioning, Extra fans / circulation fans Lights off: Heating / floor heating, Dehumidifier, Warning lights (night phase) Gavita ECM1 External Contactor Modules Specifications: Plug & play accessory, max 2 One for lights on / one for lights off Follows main channel, LED indication Switched off at temp shutdown / mains loss Uses low voltage for connection to controller Versions: US120-US240-EU-UK-CH-AUS Rated 15A AC1 (unless lower local outlet power)