anchor light switches on at night

anchor light switches on at night

FAQ: Anchor lights - can they automatically turn on at night?

Yes, anchor lights (and any other light) can be made to sense the night time and turn on with a photocell. This 12 volt kit is supplied with a marine grade day/night anchor light sensor switch that is sealed in a weatherproof epoxy filled housing. It has an extremely low standby draw of 0.00015 A and a high power handling capability (200 watts) that can be used to power other devices.

You can purchase this night time auto-sensing anchor light kit in our online store.

The very bright LED lamp easily exceeds the Coast Guard standard of 2 nautical miles, yet it only consumes a mere 2.4 watts (200 mA). The LED lamp also has a built in constant-current driver to maintain a very long service life.

Day/Night light sensor features:

  • extremely low standby consumption: 0.00015 A (0.15 mA)
  • sealed epoxy casing, fully waterproof
  • very small, 1" x 1" x 1"
  • high capacity: handles up to 120 watts (10 a) @ 12v DC
  • use with relay for heavier loads
  • works with LED, incandescent, or fluorescent
  • fixed light sensitivity threshold
  • simple to connect
  • on/off indicator status light

We sincerely hope you enjoy using these advanced LED lighting systems; if you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at any time!