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Item#: KE117

Kessil Spectral Controller X Series Backward Compatible all Kessils Kessil Spectral Controller X Series Backward Compatible all Kessils Kessil Spectral Controller X Series Backward Compatible all Kessils
  Type Use:
  Units/Case: 1
  Wt Each: 60.00
 

Other Important Information About This Product
  Related Product:

  Substitute Product:
Apex LSM Lunar Simulator Module (no LEDs)

  Use This Product With:
A360 Control Cable-Type 1 (Neptune Apex) *



Product Name: Kessil Spectral Controller X Series Backward Compatible all Kessils
Category: Lighting*
Subcategory: LED
Manufacturer: Kessil


Kessil Spectral Controller X Series Backward Compatible

Part Number KSASC02
Weight 0.26lb / 0.12kg
Dimensions
L 5.6" x W 2.5" x H 0.56" /
L 14.22cm x W 6.35cm x H 1.42cm

Intuitive and Affordable Light Control
Equipped with flawless touch control and a vivid color display, the Spectral Controller is effortless light control at the touch of your fingertips. Its straightforward approach to light control programming allows for endless customization options without the confusion. The sleek, modern design ensures a beautiful and cohesive setup that won't disrupt the look of your aquarium.

Smart K-Link Communication
The new K-Link communication method is an upgrade of the easily plug & play 0-10V, allowing users to network multiple A360 together(up to 32 fixtures per chain) and set individual groups to run their own programs. K-Link is also a two-way communication, meaning the Spectral Controller can detect the number of lights in the network, the status of the lights, etc.

One Controller, Two Ports - Backward Compatible
Each controller is equipped with one K-Link port and one 0-10V output port. The K-Link port allows users to connect to the new A360, while the 0-10V port is for Kessil’s 0-10V light fixture.
Note: USB power adapter is not included
** 0-10V Unit Link Cable for 0-10V lights is not included **

Program Mode
Features three ways of setting a customized light schedule to match individual tank needs. Maximum of 12 programs can be created
Quick Set:
Create unique dawn and dusk effects by altering light intensity and color throughout eight different time points.
Acclimation Mode:
Simplify the introduction of new lights to a tank or new corals to an existing setup with acclimation mode. The acclimation timeline can be customized to suit specific needs.
Lunar Cycle:
Simulate natural moonlight cycles with 5 phases: New Moon, Waxing Crescent, Waxing Quarter, Waxing Gibbous, Full moon
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Compatibility
The Spectral Controller is compatible with the A360 and all the 0-10V Kessil lights
Note: USB power adapter is not included
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Product Information
Overview
Equipped with flawless touch control and a vivid color display, the Spectral Controller offers effortless light control at the touch of your fingertips. Its straightforward approach to light control programming allows for endless customization options without the confusion. The sleek, modern design ensures a beautiful and cohesive setup that won't disrupt the look of your aquarium.
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What's in the Box
Spectral Controller (x1)
Magnetic Back Plate (x1)
Micro USB Cable (for firmware update) (x1)
K-Link Cable (10’) (x1)
Screws (x2)
Nylon Anchor (x2)
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Installation Instructions
Please make sure to consult the Spectral Controller Quick Start Guide and follow each step.
Step 1 Power
Plug the K-Link Cable (10’) to the K-Link (female).
Plug the other end to the A360X K-Link Port.
Plug the A360X to the power supply and plug the AC cable of the power supply to a wall outlet.
Alternative
Plug the Micro USB Cable to the Micro-USB port and to a 5V/1A USB power adapter. (USB power adapter not included)
* The Spectral Controller X can be powered off through A360X if the controller is not connected to a 5V/1A USB power adapter.

Step 2 Set Up
Demo Settings
When Demo Mode is turned on, any adjustments will not be saved. After the set minutes of inactivity, light will automatically revert back to the settings/programs prior to Demo Mode. This is designed for retail stores to allow customers trying out the control and functions.

Step 3 Choose the Program
The Status Page will cycle through the status of each group every 2 seconds.
Under Manual Color, press to set the manual colors & intensity. Navigate to Effect tab to try out the effects. Navigate to Group tab to group the lights

Step 4 Set the Group
From the Status page, press to enter tab options. Press one more time to enter Dashboard.
In Dashboard, press to select group, press to highlight your group. Press to select "Manual". Press to enter "Manual"
Navigate to the tab, press until is selected and press to enter group arrangement mode.
Press to select lamps and navigate to the desired interacting group (bottom part).
Press to move lamps from active group (top part) to interacting group(bottom part) or vise versa.
Note: The 4-digit number is the last 4-digit of the Serial Number of the lamp
Step 5 Program
Use the Direction Pad (C) to navigate to the Programs tab.
Note: After creating your Program, remember to go to Dashboard and choose your program under the group.

Step 6 Mounting
Use the screws provided to mount the magnetic back plate to a wooden surface.
If mounting to a dry wall, pre-drill two 1/4" (6.5mm) holes and insert nylon anchors before screwing the plate in.

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FAQ
There is no lamp in TB group (Note: The default group is TB group)
1. There may be a disconnection of lamp. Check the cable and power connection of the lamp, re-plug the power of the Spectral Controller X.
2. Your lamp may have been set to different group. Under "Dashboard", check other groups. You can reassign the lamp group following Step 4 in Installation Instructions.
My lamps do not run my program
1. Under "Dashboard" and under your group, make sure you see the correct number of lamps. Make sure the correct program is selected.
2. Check the time in "Settings". 12-hour or 24-hour time format can be chosen , make sure it is the correct time.
My lamps do not turn off when they are supposed to.
1. Under "Dashboard" and under your group, make sure you see the correct number of lamps. Make sure the correct program is selected.
2. Check the time in "Settings". 12-hour or 24-hour time format can be chosen , make sure it is the correct time.
3. Go to "Program" tab and enter into your program. There must be a point at 0% intensity and 0% color (all channels).
Can I have both Acclimation Mode and Lunar Cycle modes turned on?
No, only one mode can be selected under the current firmware version.

 



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