7 Pin AreaMax Opens Door to Advanced LED Lighting Controls

AreaMax with 7 pin photocontrol receptacle

the AreaMax 7 pin model supports 0-10V dimming and the power and voltage monitoring features of most wireless controls nodes

LED lighting manufacturer Evluma announces the availability of a 7 pin option for the AreaMax™ LED luminaire for Street and Area Lighting. In compliance with ANSI C136.41-2013 Standard for Roadway and Area Lighting Equipment–Dimming Control between an External Locking Type Photocontrol and Ballast or Driver, the AreaMax 7 pin model supports 0-10V dimming and the power and voltage monitoring features of most wireless controls nodes. Already well known for energy and maintenance savings features, such as Photocontrol Failsafe™ and ConnectLED™, the new option opens the doorway to additional savings and functionality for owners of the versatile AreaMax. Wireless control nodes only connect to luminaires with a compatible 7 pin twist-lock receptacle as they depend on power from the luminaire.

“A luminaire with a 7 pin option is your first step towards networked outdoor lighting,” said Cathleen Shattuck, Marketing Director at Evluma. “Customers can plan ahead knowing that if and when they choose a wireless node the luminaire will support it. In the meantime, the AreaMax 7 pin model remains compatible with 3 pin photocontrols that may still be in inventory. Backward compatibility gives our customers the option to upgrade when it is convenient for them.”

All AreaMax with the new 7 pin socket will maintain the ability to communicate with ConnectLED preserving the ability to set brightness settings and dimming schedules and easy connect/disconnect using the app. “Many luminaries may also require a driver upgrade to support 0-10V dimming. The AreaMax…

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