SCL2 Series

Solar Pole Light
Solar Powered LED Pole-Mounted Luminaires

Why Choose the SCL2


Our most powerful self-contained solar LED luminaire to-date, the SCL2 series is capable of delivering excellent lighting performance in a wide range of pedestrian scale and parking lot applications.

The self-contained, unobtrusive design integrates its solar power generation, adaptive lighting controller and LED technologies into a compact and efficient fixture form. The robust construction and unequaled performance of the SCL2 series makes it ideal wherever cost-effective, full cut-off lighting is needed.

The SCL2 series also incorporates First Light’s innovative Solar Lighting Controller (SLC) which allows it to predictively adapt to surroundings, providing performance and reliability unavailable in other solar lighting products.


  • Parking lots
  • Pedestrian pathways
  • Bikeways
  • Plazas
  • Sidewalks
  • Playgrounds
  • Parks
  • Campuses
  • Bus stops


  • Compact, unobtrusive daytime appearance
  • Lower install costs
  • No ongoing carbon emissions
  • No regular maintenance
  • Full cut-off lighting
  • No power outages
  • Minimal wind loading

Design Specifications


Commercial side pole mount area light

Fixture Dimensions

16.1 inches (40.9cm) x 23.6 inches (59.9cm)

Fixture Height

4.4 inches (11.1 cm)

Fixture Weight

34 lbs (15.4 kg) including battery


0.99 feet2 (0.09m2)


Extruded, marine-grade, low copper aluminium


Super-durable TGIC powder coat

Powder Coat Color

Mounting Specifications

Mounting Options

Side pole mount

Drill Pattern

Two clearance holes for 1/4″ bolts with 2″ on-centre spacing

Pole Recommendations

Pole Considerations

We have a suite of poles that are seamlessly matched to the SCL2. We’re always happy to answer questions about mounting, poles or installation with regards for your project.

Pole Shape Options

The SCL2 can be easily affixed as a side mount fixture on square, circle or tapered poles.

Pole Height Options

  • 16 feet
  • 18 feet
  • 20 feet
  • 25 feet

Pole Material Options

Aluminum or steel pole options available.

Light Performance

Lumen Output

3250 lumens

LED Color Options

Light Type

100,000 hour L70 lifetime LED


Solar Module

  • High-efficiency monocrystalline cells
  • used for day/night detection (no photocell required)
  • Inconspicuously integrated into the top of luminaire


  • High-performance lithium (LiFePO4)
  • Exceptional 10+ year life cycle
  • High temperature tolerance
  • designed for easy battery changes when needed
  • Contained in luminaire housing


Solar Lighting Controller (SLC)

  • Microcontroller-based technology
  • High-efficiency, Maximum Power Point Tracking (MPPT) battery charger
  • Built-in high-efficiency LED driver
  • Multiyear data logging
  • Automatically manages lighting performance based on environmental conditions and lighting requirements
  • Integrated into luminaire housing


Wireless Control App

  • Easy-to-use interface via iOS smartphone app
  • Configure and control lighting profiles
  • Adjust dusk and dawn thresholds
  • Motion sensing capabilities optimize performance based on usage

Photometric Diagrams


Our optical system efficiently focuses light where it’s needed. For the SCL2, there are a number of standard lighting distributions to optimize performance for applications from parks to parking lots.

All of these lighting distributions are full cutoff, meaning that they are compliant with dark sky requirements. Measurements are in footcandles.

Lighting Profiles


A lighting profile controls when a light is on and how bright it is through the night. All profiles are based on when the SCL2 detects dusk and dawn. The time when a light turns off or dims during the night can be set in two ways – the time elapsed from dusk or before dawn (a duration based lighting profile) or at a specific time according to a clock in the light (real-time based lighting profile).

Please note that for real-time based lighting profiles, you will need to set the light’s clock at the time of install with the First Light iOS solar control app.

For all profiles, motion sensing is set to on by default for any users that are using an area outside of peak hours.

Duration Based Lighting Profiles

Order Key Code



On at dusk > Off at dawn


On at dusk > Off after 6 hours


On at dusk > dim to 30% after 6 hours > Off at dawn


On at dusk > Off after 5 hours > On 1 hour before dawn> Off at dawn


On at dusk > Dim to 30% after 5 hours > Brighten to 100% 1 hour before dawn > Off at dawn


On at dusk > Off after 3 hours


On at dusk > Off after 4 hours


On at dusk > Off after 4 hours > On 1 hour before dawn > Off at dawn


Off (typically used with motion sensing)

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On at dusk > Dim to 30% after 3 hours > Brighten to 100% 1 hour before dawn > Off at dawn


On 30% at dusk > Off at dawn

Real-Time Based Lighting Profiles

Order Key Code



On at dusk > Off or dim at time 0000 > Off at dawn (if applicable)

  • T = Real-Time Based Lighting Profile
  • X = D (dim) or O (off)
  • 0000 = Choose any time between 1800 and 0600. Examples 2230 = 10:30 pm, 0000 = midnight, 0100 = 1:00 am

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IPL Series

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SCL2 Series


With a contemporary, rectilinear design that incorporates solar power, adaptive control and LED technologies in one self-contained fixture, the IPL provides a simple and better outdoor lighting solution. With solar power negating the need for trenching for electrical wires, the IPL incorporates adaptive technology to adjust to it’s real-world environment to ensure optimal lighting performance all night, every night.

Made from durable, low copper cast aluminum and using high-performance lithium batteries, the IPL is built to last with minimal maintenance.

  • Typical lumen output 1250
  • Inconspicuous design with minimal visual clutter
  • Smart solar lighting controller
  • Easy and low-cost install


The SCL solar luminaire is a great fit for commercial, recreational, bikeway/pathway and public space lighting. Equipped with our innovative Solar Lighting Controller (SLC), the SCL can learn to adapt to it’s real-world conditions to ensure reliable performance.

Housed in robust copper aluminium fixture with a super durable TGIC powder coat, the SCL brings together the latest in solar technology and uses a high performance lithium battery which has an 8 – 10 year lifecycle.

  • Typical lumen output 1250
  • Full cut-off lighting
  • Discrete ‘shoe box’ style fixture
  • Multi-year data logging


A shoe box style fixture that represents 8 years of product innovation and can provide wide area lighting. It is a great fit for commercial, parking lot, recreational bikeway/pathway and public space lighting applications.

The self-contained, unobtrusive design builds on the performance of the SCL and integrates motion sensing capabilities and can be controlled through First Light’s wireless iOS app.

  • 3250 lumen output
  • Full cut-off lighting
  • Motion sensor
  • Wireless smartphone app

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