Two part remote detector photocell

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The P12RE remote detector photocell is specifically designed for street and amenity lighting applications requiring a high level of accuracy and reliability combined with low power consumption

The photocell is supplied in two parts, with a compact detector connected to a robust controller housing, to permit installation in lamps where space is limited, whilst the controller can be sited in a convenient easy to reach location.

With a durable, miniature polycarbonate casing, the P12RE is suited to amenity, road tunnel and underpass applications needed remote switching, control and testing of lighting units.

  • Separate compact detector and robust controller housing
  • Low power consumption
  • Robust controller with test facility
  • 300mm length lead from sensor head
  • Durable polycarbonate casing
  • Suitable for use with LED, halogen or discharge lighting
  • Manual testing via sensor head
  • Suitable for use with LED, Halogen or discharge lighting


  • Bulkhead lighting
  • Security lighting
  • Floodlighting
  • Tunnel and underpass lighting
  • Car Park lighting


Extra Information

Sensor type:
CDS Detector
Sensor Control:
Discrete component
Standard switching level:
70 lux 'On', 105 lux 'Off'. Alternative settings can be factory pre-programmed on request
Switching differential:
1:1.5, positive only
Operating voltage range:
220-270 Vac, 50/60 Hz
Maximum lamp load:
2 x 250 W inductive (60μF), 2000 W resistive
Power consumption:
Operating temperature range:
-20°C to +60°C
Ingress protection:
IP65 (lens), IP54 (casing)
Switching levels factory pre-programmable to suit customer requirements. 110-120 VAC units | 12, 24 & 48 V DC units
Dimensions L x W x D:
57 x 31 x 25 mm
Dimensions Dia. x D:
25 x 26 mm (photocell)