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
- 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
Commercial side pole mount area light
16.1 inches (40.9cm) x 23.6 inches (59.9cm)
4.4 inches (11.1 cm)
34 lbs (15.4 kg) including battery
0.99 feet2 (0.09m2)
Extruded, marine-grade, low copper aluminium
Super-durable TGIC powder coat
Side pole mount
Two clearance holes for 1/4″ bolts with 2″ on-centre spacing
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 contact us for steel pole options
100,000 hour L70 lifetime LED
2250 – 2830
- High-efficiency monocrystalline cells
- used for day/night detection (no photocell required)
- Inconspicuously integrated into the top of luminaire
- High-performance lithium (LiFePO4)
- Exceptional 8 – 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 and adaptability manages lighting performance based on environmental conditions and lighting requirements
- Integrated into luminaire housing
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 complaint with dark sky requirements. Measurements are in footcandles.
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)
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
SCL2 In Action
Lighting parks, pathways, parking lots and more across North America and around the world!
One city has mandated solar lighting for all new parks, pathways and streets.Read More
With shorter days (and longer nights), December tests the limits of solar lights.Read More
The first new park built in Cypress, California in over 20 years has sustainable solar lighting.Read More
A military base needed a reliable and cost-effective lighting solution.Read More
Morinville, Alberta wanted an innovative solution to light a neighborhood pathway.Read More
A new park in a planned community needed lighting.Read More
Resort installs solar lighting on palm trees.Read More
A long awaited park in California needed light for safety.Read More
Find the one that’s right for you
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.
- 860 – 1075 lumen output
- 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.
- 850 – 1200 lumen output
- 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.
- 2250 – 2830 lumen output
- Full cut-off lighting
- Motion sensor
- Wireless smartphone app
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