Kellihers and CT Electric have a new range of own brand lighting controls stocked nationally in our 23 strong branch network.
Lighting controls can play an important role in any lighting system and with the below sensors you can be guaranteed you are getting the best type of lighting sensors for the right space that are specifically designed to maximize performance, energy efficiency and safety.
It's important to know the type of sensor you need for your job and laid out below are the different types.
Types of Sensor
PIR Sensor (Passive Infrared)
Measures infrared radiation from objects in the field of view
Passive: Does not produce any energy
Detects relative change in temp
Needs line of sight
MW Sensor (Microwave)
Produces continuous microwaves
Detects changes in microwaves (movement)
Does not need line of sight
Additionally, it is crucial to understand the different types of terminology used when choosing the right lighting control for the space you are working in...See below the different types of detection terminology that needs to be highlighted when choosing the right sensor for your job.
Sensor will turn on when a person enters the zone of detection
Large movements by person
Walking towards or across
Detects small movements
Once trigger the sensor will remain on
Smaller detection range
Not requested often
Must be turned on by a switch
These lighting controls allow you to enhance comfort, support tasks, ensure the safe navigation of spaces, and save energy.