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Kessil AP9X LED Light
Kessil AP9X LED Light
Kessil AP9X LED Light
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* Redesigned LED aquarium light fixture boasts superior light output similar to that of a metal halide/T5 combo
* 185W LED aquarium light fixture featuring 110 LED chips in two arrays delivers 48" of coverage
* Built-in WiFi allows wireless LED control using your app-supported mobile device for advanced light effects

Innovative LED aquarium light fixture boasts superior illumination delivering up to 48" of coverage and up to 30" of light penetration. The newly-designed Kessil AP9X LED Aquarium Light Fixture employs patented Dense Matrix Array technology that packs 55 LED chips into a single array smaller than the size of a quarter. With a total of 110 LED chips in two arrays, the Kessil AP9X LED Aquarium Light Fixture delivers penetrating light with the best color mixing in the industry! Experience outstanding light output and uniform light coverage similar to that of a traditional metal halide and T5 fluorescent combination light fixture.

The Kessil AP9X LED Aquarium Light Fixture features multiple control options including wireless control. Simply download the Kessil WiFi App and unlock advanced features and control options including full color control, acclimation, lunar cycle, weather effects, as well as the ability to sync groups of lights, and more!

To tank-mount your Kessil AP9X LED Aquarium Light Fixture, use the optional Kessil AP9X Single Mounting Arm (CD-113399), sold separately.

Download the Kessil WiFi App in the App Store or Google Play Store. Please Note: The Kessil WiFi App only supports iOS 10.0 or above and Android 5.0 or above.

What's in the Box

  • 1x Kessil AP9X LED Aquarium Light Fixture
  • 1x Power Adapter
  • 1x Adapter Cable
  • 4x Metal Screw Hook & Hanging Bracket
  • 3x QR Code Stickers

Dimensions: 16.46" x 5.71" x 1.42" high
Unit Weight: 2.29lbs / 1.04kg
Spectrum: Tuna Blue + Red + Green + Purple (Violet+Indigo)
Coverage: Up to 48" x 24"
Power Adapter: 100-240V AC 50-60Hz (Input), 48V DC (Output)
Power Consumption: AC 185W Max

Densest Matrix Yet
The latest iteration of Kessil's Dense Matrix array enables Kessil to place the chips closer than ever before. More chips in a tighter space results in better color mixing and a brighter single point source - just like the Sun on a natural coral reef.

Perfect Color Mixing
Patented Dense Matrix Array allows Kessil to pack 55 LED chips into a space smaller than a quarter. With 110 LED chips in two arrays, the AP9X has the best color mixing in the industry - no diffuser necessary and no disco-ball effect!

55 LED chips in a single array create a powerful light source with wide coverage. Maximum penetration reaches up to 30" beyond the water's surface for most reefs. Penetration can be further enhanced by positioning units closer together.

More Light, Less Heat
More efficient LED chips and better heat management result in less energy being lost as heat. This means more light for your reef with the same power draw as before. The AP9X sports a newly redesigned heat sink and an efficient vortex fan that reduces the accumulation of dust and debris - extending longevity and enhancing efficiency

In addition to Kessil’s signature Tuna Blue spectrum, the AP9X features a full range of individually adjustable color channels (red, green, purple) that can be accessed via the Kessil app. Kessil Logic™ ensures that cosmetic color settings do not interfere with the core spectrum, allowing users to dial in a preferred color without disturbing coral health. The AP9X also includes 395nm LED chips, which emit True UVA light for maximum coral coloration.

PAR Efficient
PAR measures all visible light (400-700nm) unweightedly, but coral health primarily relies on the 425nm (violet) and 455nm (royal blue) wavelengths. Kessil LEDs focus on these essential wavelengths, prioritizing coral growth and propagation over inflated PAR readings.

The signature Kessil shimmer effect gives your tank a beautiful, natural, sunlit look comparable to the shimmer of a Metal Halide fixture - replicating your own piece of the ocean.

Advanced Dimming
Mimic natural day/night cycles and lunar phases with smooth dimming down to 0.1%—from a gentle sunrise to the faintest moonlight

Kessil Ecosystem
With two K-Link and two 0-10V control ports, the AP9X can be easily wired to adjacent Kessil fixtures. Lights in a wired group can then be app-controlled via the AP9X's WiFi connection. A single AP9X can act as the wireless access point for up to 32 X-Series lights and 20 0-10V lights.

Don't Want WiFi Signals or Interference?
Turn off the WiFi and control the AP9X with the built-in manual controls or the Spectral Controller X.

Sleek yet Robust
With design elements inspired by marine fauna, high-performance automotive engineering, and the sun itself, the AP9X boasts a sleek, unobtrusive profile with an aesthetically pleasing touch panel. Not just a box of LEDs - the AP9X compliments the natural beauty of a well-maintained aquarium.

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