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Eaton Lights Electrical Connection

11/20/2021 9:56 AM

I am here for a query related to Crouse-Hinds Luminary(Image attached below) Electrical Connections.

I am using 4 Core Wire [1 Live, 1 Switched Live (via contactor), 1 Neutral, and 1 Earth (Y/G)].
The above light will be controlled via Photo-cell mounted on the Field Mounted Lighting DB.
My understanding is that,
During Night Time, Light will Glow and Battery will not charge, and
During Day Time, Light will remain OFF and Battery will charge via 1 Live Wire.
Can you confirm my above understanding and can you please also advise how to do Electrical Connections of this Wire via 4 Core Cable.

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11/20/2021 12:06 PM

What battery? I don't see a battery anywhere in that blurry diagram. I also don't see anything about the photocell, contactor, wire gauge, environment, or anything about voltage sources.

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11/20/2021 3:08 PM

This appears to be an emergency backup battery, If it has a photocell control, that means the light comes on at night and if the power goes out, then the battery backup kicks in and lights the light...so the battery can charge anytime the power is on, the light goes on at night, and if the power goes out it will still work...for a while

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11/22/2021 9:07 AM

Thankyou Solar Eagle for reply. Can you please advise where to connect Live and Neutral and Switched live

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11/22/2021 11:15 AM

Without the field mounted lighting DB wiring, and battery pack wiring, which we can’t see from here, there are only 3 wires to connect, L1, N, and PE.

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11/22/2021 12:08 PM

It depends on what you want the light to do...Do you want a switched bypass for the photocell where the light can be turned on manually day or night? ...or do you want a switch to turn the light out, day or night? How you want the light to perform, what functions you want, will determine the wiring scheme....What is the complete circuit and voltage, is this light alone on a separate circuit? ...or is this light part of a group of lights? Do you have a single hot wire feeding the light? So you need to know the voltage and number of conductors and conductor labels....So do you have 2 hot conductors? ...are they the same phase or different? ...or do you have just one hot conductor 377v and a neutral and ground? If there are several lights in a daisy chain configuration, then one hot conductor is coming and one is going to the next light possibly...

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11/20/2021 11:45 PM

If you provide the part number of the field mounted lighting ‘db’ then we might be able to help. Solar Eagle found all of the information available on the fixture, but that requires only 3 wires, and it is unclear just how the fixture senses a power loss versus someone switching off the power. The electrical diagram furnished with the fixture is especially poor, with unidentifiable objects connected with phantom unidentified lines, it is no wonder you have questions. I suspect the battery is separate, like the photocell, and it is unclear which of the elements are perhaps the main LED lamps and if the emergency light function is a separate lamp or perhaps the main lamps. It appears that everything within the diagram is part of the fixture, all set up for a 3 phase lighting power distribution, but the poor quality of the diagram creates more questions than it answers.

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11/23/2021 5:59 AM

Just a blow up of the OP diagram

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