Longlife Photocell

WESTIRE 8400 SERIES

The most accurate outdoor lighting photocell on the market

Accuracy

The 8400 series photocell utilizes Westire’s Eye Response filtered silicon light sensor and microprocessor control. This accurate combination provides the best energy savings and reliable operation.

Longevity

Engineered, in the EU, with a 35 year design life. Manufactured in-house using only high quality name brand components, the 8400 series photocells are renowned in the industry for their unparalleled quality and reliability.

Features & Benefits

  • Designed for modern light sources like LED, Induction, Plasma, HPS, HID and many more.
  • Available in universal power supply capable of operating on voltages from 105 to 305 Volts 50/60 Hz.
  • Energy efficient design with a average power consumption < 0.25 watts
  • Westire Patented Relay Assisted Triac (RAT) switching technology protects the relay from in-rush current.
  • Polycarbonate housing is ultrasonically welded, UV stabilized and rated to IP67.
  • Upward facing units are designed to be self cleaning.
  • 100% product testing; 48 hour burn-in, electrical and final inspection.
  • Intertek ETL Listed and RoHS compliant
  • Available with up to 840 Joule MOV protection

Light Sensor Direction

The WESTIRE Long Life Photocell comes with two sensor directions options, Upwards and North Facing. The Upward facing sensor has a 67% view of the sky resulting in higher switching accuracy. The North Facing photocell can be turned away from artificial light sources and is commonly used in North America.

Connection Type

The WESTIRE Long Life Photocell comes with two types of electrical connection. A 3 blade plug in locking electrical connection or a hard-wired 3 cable flying lead connection with an M20 threaded mounting secured by locknuts and gaskets.

Cap Colours

Various housing colours are available, black, blue, brown, green, red and grey

Dimensions78.4 mm Ø x 69.85 mm H
Warranty12 years standard
20 year option available
Mains Supply Voltage105 - 305 Volts AC
Mains Supply Voltage Frequency50/60 Hertz
Load Rating1800 VA Ballast / 1000 Watts
Average Power Consumption<0.25 Watt nominal
Surge ProtectionStandard: 320V 132J, 4.5kA
Optional: 320V 320J, 12kA
Configurations available upto 840 Joules
Operating Temperature-40° C to +70° C
Standards ComplianceEnvironmental RoSH, EN55015, EN61547, EN6100-3-2, EN6100-3-3, ETL
UK 773, CSA 22.2.
IS EN ISO 9001: 2008
ANSI C136.10
Enclosure Protection RatingIP67 - Dust tight and immersion tested up to 1m
Operating Levels10 to 200 Lux
1 to 19fc ± 0.025
Switching Ratio1:05 to 1:3 - Inverse ratios available
Light SensorEye Response IR filtered silicon light sensor
Switching Tine Delay0 to 25 Seconds ON 2.5 to 20 Seconds OFF
Dimensions3.1” Ø x 2.75” H
Warranty12 years standard
20 year option available
Mains Supply Voltage105 - 305 Volts AC
Mains Supply Voltage Frequency50/60 Hertz
Average Power Consumption<0.25 Watt nominal
Surge ProtectionStandard: 320V 132J, 4.5kA
Optional: 320V 320J, 12kA
Configurations available upto 840 Joules
Operating Temperature-40° F to +178° F
Standards ComplianceEnvironmental RoSH, EN55015, EN61547, EN6100-3-2, EN6100-3-3, ETL
UK 773, CSA 22.2.
IS EN ISO 9001: 2008
ANSI C136.10
Enclosure Protection RatingIP67 - Dust tight and immersion tested unto 1m
Operating Levels10 - 200 Lux
1 to 19 fc ± 0.025
Switching Ratio1:0.5 to 1:3 Inverse ratios available
Light sensorEye Response IR filtered silicon light sensor
Switching Time Delay0 to 25 Seconds ON
2.5 to 20 Seconds OFF
Dimensions3.1” Ø x 2.1” H
78.4 mm Ø x 53.34 mm H
Warranty12 years standard
20 year option available
Mains Supply Voltage105 - 305 Volts AC
Mains Supply Voltage Frequency50/60 Hertz
Average Power Consumption<0.25 Watt nominal
Surge ProtectionStandard: 320V, 132J, 4.5KA
Optional: 320V, 320J, 12KA
Configurations available upto 840 Joules
Operating Temperature-40° F to +178° F
Standards ComplianceEnvironmental RoSH, EN55015, EN61547, EN6100-3-2, EN6100-3-3, ETL
UK 773, CSA 22.2.
IS EN ISO 9001: 2008
ANSI C136.10
Enclosure Protection RatingIP67 - Dust tight and immersion tested unto 1m
Operating Levels10 - 200 Lux
1 to 19 fc ± 0.025
Switching Ratio1:0.5 to 1:3 Inverse ratios available
Light sensorEye Response IR filtered silicon light sensor
Switching Time Delay0 to 25 Seconds ON
2.5 to 20 Seconds OFF