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Kessil® A-Series Spectral Controller
Kessil® A-Series Spectral Controller

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Overview

*Simple-to-use controller for Kessil A160WE & A360WE LED lights
*Provides an intuitive and affordable solution to control Kessil LEDs
*Adjust light spectrum, intensity, & schedule and acclimation mode

Expand control options for convenient and enhanced operation of Kessil Tuna Sun and Kessil Tuna Blue aquarium LED lights (models A160 & A360). Kessil A-Series Spectral Controller puts effortless light control at the touch of your fingertips. Simply connect your Kessil A-series LEDs to the controller to enjoy easy, touch control of light color spectrum and light intensity as well as customizable 24-hour light cycle and coral acclimation modes.

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.

One Controller, Two Ports
Each controller is equipped with two separate 0-10V output ports. Each port can control its own independent set of lights; whether it's two groups of lights on one aquarium, a display and refugium, or multiple tanks, a single controller links it all together.

Program Mode
Features two ways of setting a customized light schedule to match individual tank needs.
  • Quick Set: Create unique dawn and dusk effects by altering light intensity and color throughout six 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
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Manual Mode
Instantly tune spectrum and intensity for on-demand light customization.

Compatibility
The Spectral Controller is compatible with the entire A360 line, A160 line - Kessil Tuna Sun LEDs, Kessil Tuna Blue LEDs, and future products.

What's in the Box:
Controller
Micro USB Cable
Unit Link Cable
Magnetic Back Plate
Power Adaptor
Screw (x2)
Nylon Anchor (x2)

Getting Started
STEP 1: Connect

  • Insert the microUSB head of the cable into the microUSB slot.
  • Insert the USB head of the cable into the Power Adaptor.
  • Assemble the Power Adaptor by screwing the Plug Head into the Adaptor Body.
  • Plug the Power Adaptor into a wall outlet to power the Controller.

STEP 2: Setup

  • Use the Direction Pad to navigate to the Settings Tab.
  • Press the Center Key to access the settings.
  • Set the Time & Date.
  • Press the Return Key to return to the main menu.

STEP 3: Manual Configuration

  • Navigate to the Manual tab.
  • Press the Center Key to enter manual mode.
  • Adjust the color and intensity on the two bars. This can be done individually for each port or both at the same time.
  • Press the Return Key to return to the main menu

STEP 4: Program

  • Navigate to the Program tab.
  • Press the Center Key to enter program mode.
  • Select Quick Set to create a custom light schedule.
    1. Adjust intensity and color at each time point.
    2. Review your cycle with preview mode.
    3. Make sure to save when finished.
  • Select Acclimation to set an acclimation schedule.
    1. Set the length of acclimation and starting intensity.
    2. Specify the color and intensity schedule you want the acclimation to follow.
    3. Save when finished.
  • Press the Return Key to return to the main menu.

STEP 5: Port Settings

  • Navigate to Port Set tab.
  • Press the Center Key to enter port settings.
  • Set the desired schedule for each port.
STEP 6: Mounting
  • Use the screws provided to mount the magnetic back plate to a wooden surface.
  • If mounting to a wall, pre-drill two 1/4" (6.5mm) holes and insert nylon anchors before screwing the plate in.

About Kessil
Professional Company, Superior Product
As a business division of DiCon, Kessil inherits a vast understanding of light and fundamental business philosophy. For a quarter of a century, the parent company has specialized in making products that direct high-speed laser beams into miniscule, hair size fiber optic cables for the telecom, defense/military, and biomedical sectors. In the early 2000's, DiCon realized the transition to LEDs was imminent and invested heavily in the technology.

As a result, two more business units were created: DiCon LED pushes the forefront of this movement with its proprietary high density LED array, and DiCon Lighting applies the platform in lighting fixtures for the architectural and entertainment industries. Today, each of DiCon's business divisions are recognized leaders in their respective fields, designing and manufacturing quality products with differentiating technology, advancing photonics knowledge through continuous research, and building customer relations with consistently first-rate service.

Kessil has assembled a team of product designers, plant biologists, and illumination engineers, all experts in their field of study, to produce a plant light that is distinctly different from everyone else's. With a careful consideration in the mechanical, electrical, thermal, and optical aspects of the product, it's smaller, smarter, cooler, and brighter. Kessil grow lights are not just the best in the class, it's in a completely separate class altogether. Kessil's own internal LED capacity allows them to make special wavelengths on their patented LED platform. Kessil is also able to innovate quickly with their vertically integrated capabilities. The transition from design to execution is seamless. The entire flow is 100% under Kessil's control. All their findings are speedily implemented into their products. Kessil will always be miles ahead of their competition with the best products and most advanced spectrum formulas.

Where Are They Now?
Today Kessil is an established business unit of DiCon with various successful product lines. The three founding members continue to drive Kessil with the same passion and excitement as they continue to make advancements in plant and aquarium lighting.

Kessil is confident that you will find their business approach refreshing and products superior. Come experience Kessil for yourself and see your plants bloom and corals pop under Kessil LED lights.

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