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Finder’s New 7L Series LED Panel Lights

Created for professionals, the new Finder LED panel lights are the optimal solution for illuminating machinery and electrical panels of all types.

The 7L Series offers operational efficiency and is especially useful for providing increased visibility where an in-built, moveable light source is required for testing, maintenance and operational work. It is also ideal for automotive electricians who require illumination of the engine bay or vehicle control systems.

Their high practicality allows for the interconnectable lights to be easily positioned anywhere within the electrical panel, thanks to the direct magnetic mounting or through screw supports.

The 7L Series offers operational efficiency and is especially useful for providing increased visibility where an in-built, moveable light source is required for testing, maintenance and operational work. It is also ideal for automotive electricians who require illumination of the engine bay or vehicle control systems.

The 7L Series LED panel lights emit a 5000 K cool white light with low power consumption and a radiated angle of 120°, providing a low thermal footprint. There are also 12…48V and 110…230V AC/DC supply versions available according to levels of brightness:

– LED panel light Type 7L.43 – 600 lumens
– LED panel light Type 7L.46 – 1200 lumens.

Features
• Mounting “Two in one” – Direct magnetic mounting or through a screw-fixed metallic support
• Versions for switching ON/OFF via integral switch, or integral movement detector
• Brightness levels: 600 or 1200 lumens
• Power supply – Multi-voltage: 12…48 V AC/DC and 110…240 V AC/DC
• New design

 

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Finder Astro Time Switches

Finder’s Astro time switch calculates sunrise and sunset times through date, time and location coordinates, allowing you to sit back and relax. Ideal for controlling applications such as lighting, CCTV, gardens, parking, shops, illuminated signs, irrigation systems, heating and cooling plant and fountains. Location coordinates easily set for most European countries through postcodes.

Functions:
• New supply voltage: 12…24 V AC/DC, 110…230 V AC/DC
• Versions with 1 or 2 contacts – 16 A, Switch ON/Switch OFF with a minimum interval setting of 1 minute
• Pulse from 1 second to 59 minutes
• Internal battery for set-up and programming without supply, easily replaceable
• 50 memory location
• Automatic adjustment for daylight saving
• Wide backlit display

 

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Finder 7P Series Surge Protection Devices

                             

Finder supply a complete range of surge protection to help protect your expensive control panels:

• Surge arrester suitable for 230/400 V system applications to prevent over-voltage effects caused by direct for indirect lightning strikes

• SPD Type 1+2

• Replacement spark gap and varistor modules (for single phase systems)

• Visual and remote signalling of varistor status

 

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Finder Type 18.5K – KNX Presence and Movement Detector

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A new technological product has been added to the range of presence and movement detectors of Series 18: this is the type 18.5K detector with KNX technology.

Type 18.5D

 

The new movement sensor uses the reliable and tested detection technology that already characterizes the previous Series 18 detector models and is suitable for applications in building automation systems featuring the KNX standard.

Technical features:
Specifically designed to sense micro movements, this sensor is the ideal solution for the management of lighting systems in offices and work environments in general and schools.

The sensor lens has been developed to obtain higher sensitivity in the detection of micro movements and guarantees two reading and sensitivity areas, identified as
•a movement area, which is larger and covers an area of 8×8 m;
•a presence area, which is more important for detecting small movements, and covers an area of 4×4 m.

The type 18.5K movement and presence sensor is provided with 2 software outputs, one of which is controlled according to the light measured by the internal sensor (this function can be disconnected), and is also appropriate for particular types of systems where it is necessary to control both the lighting and the heating/air conditioning.

There is also a third software output that sends only movement information to the KNX Bus: thanks to specific software inputs, sensors can be networked in Master/Slave configuration. This functionality is particularly suitable for controlling large rooms.

Accessories included in the package:
The detector is supplied complete with supports that can be used for ceiling or suspended ceiling mounting and is powered directly by the KNX Bus.

 

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Finder Introduces Type 18.5D Movement and Presence Detector

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Type 18.5D

Finder presents its new movement and presence detector Type 18.5D with Bluetooth programming technology, and DALI (Digital Addressable Lighting Interface), making programming through a smart phone easier than ever.

The detection of small movements make this detector particularly well suited for applications in schools, offices and other environments where there is not necessarily high levels of movement.

A special lens has been developed to sense both normal movements and micro movements. Normal ‘movement’ is detected over the wider area of 8 x 8 meters, while the ‘presence zone’ has increased sensitivity for the detection of small movements within a central area of 4 x 4 meters.

Through the use of Bluetooth LE (Low Energy) technology programming the detector’s operating characteristics can be easily and conveniently done using an Android or iOS smartphone.

After installing the 18.5D, simply download the Free App Finder Toolbox from Google and Apple’s official stores and set all the required parameters.

 

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Finder’s New Masterlin System of Push-In Relay Interface Modules

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MasterlineGet a grip on panel installations with Finder’s new MasterIn system of push-in relay interface modules. Finder’s latest advancement provides a high performance, screwless system that allows panel designers and installers to save precious time and money.

When challenged head-to-head, the push-in terminal technology outperformed the conventional installation method— a whopping 80 per cent faster than manual screw drivers, and 25 per cent faster than electric screw drivers.

The MasterIn System also demonstrates better clamping performance under vibration and movement than its screw-in rivals.

Jumper links allow quick connections and separate test points add to the flexibility of the system and are further reasons to choose the new Finder interface range.

The MasterIN System incorporates the existing 39, 48, 4C and 58 Series Finder Relay Interface Modules, and caters for a wide range of applications including industrial automation, building management systems and electrical control panels.

 

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Finder Expands its 22 Series Modular Contactor Range

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Finder 22 Series

To facilitate greater integration of controls and automation in building services, Finder has expanded its 22 Series modular contactor range to include 4 pole versions rated at 40A and 63A.
Finder’s modular contactor range is an ideal choice for higher current switching in quiet areas. With its virtually silent operation, it’s suitable for residential, hospital, hotel and other commercial installations.

For demanding industrial applications, it features a robust contact design, allowing high inrush capability, making it great for controlling lighting as well as motor loads.

Giving greater integration of controls and automation in building services, it provides a compact, quiet, high-power multi-pole switching solution.

Protective separation between coil and contacts provides reinforced insulation for safety, as required by many domestic and commercial standards/codes of practice.

 

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Finder Type 78.2E, Small and Mighty Industrial Switch Mode Power Supply

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78.2E

Finder’s new dual stage, high efficiency, switch mode power supplies answer the call for low voltage power in industrial, commercial and domestic applications where reliability and safety are paramount.

With the widest supply voltage range available on the market in both AC and DC, the compact yet powerful rail-mounted 78.2E features a 10A, 240W, 24V DC output, with overload and short circuit protection, and the highest efficiency and lowest ripple voltage at full load.

Finder’s characteristic quality is evident in its double sided soldering, front panel replaceable fuse plus a spare and thermal protection with LED status indication, all in a tidy, narrow (60mm) package.

State-of-the-art circuitry provides improved efficiency and reliability, and Power Factor Correction is included as standard, ideal for a wide range of applications, including industrial automation systems, control and measurement systems, and LED lighting.

 

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Finder Type 072.11 New Relay and Sensor Combination Detects Liquid Leakage

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Finder Type 072

With the recent reminders of the need to protect against flood water and other detrimental water leakage, Finder has expanded its range of liquid level control relays with the introduction of the 072.11 surface water sensor.

Working in conjunction with a liquid level control relay from the 72 series range, the surface water sensor has been designed to sense water levels as low a 1 mm, making it ideal for a range of applications, from detecting spillage around vending machines in sensitive areas such as computer suites, to the early detection of flood water in the basement or ground floor of a home.

Reinforced electrical isolation between the three circuit elements within the level control relay helps the system designer meet the personal safety required in virtually all equipment standards, and low voltage makes the sensor safe to touch.

 

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