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Model EZ-341A

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500-Watt 7/16 in. Mini Button Dusk-to-Dawn Light Control

$10.97 /each
  • Turns lights off at dawn and on at dusk to save you money
  • Requires no adjustments with changes of the seasons
  • Compatible with most outdoor lamp posts and light fixtures

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The 500-Watt Mini Button Dusk to Dawn Light Control automatically turns lights on at dusk and off at dawn. With its most compact design (at 7/16 in. diameter opening) it is compatible with outdoor lamp posts and light fixtures. This light control requires no seasonal adjustments as with timers and saves you money because your light is on only when needed.

  • Perfect for upgrading a current outdoor light to a modern, energy saving unit or as a repair kit for an existing 7/16 in. opening dusk to dawn controlled light
  • Heavy duty 500-Watt UL rating, 15-Amp, 120 VAC
  • Rated for CFL, LED, xenon, incandescent, halogen, mercury vapor, sodium and halide bulbs
  • Extra safe 16AWG 600 Volt wires UL rated for higher temperatures of 150C and as low as -40C

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Lights won't stay on

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November 18, 2015
I recently purchased and hooked up the mini button on two outdoor lights, both that are on the same circuit. The lights Will not stay in for more than 30 seconds and shut off. Why is this?
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July 26, 2016
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It is possible that the sensor is too close to the lights . Since this works by photocell if it secnces a change in the light it will turn off. It is also possible that you are drawing to much of a load. 15 amp max 500 watt , Tungsten, 300 va ballast or 120vac 50/60 Hz for other light bulbs.
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June 4, 2016
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Light from your fixtures is probably hitting the sensor. Try redirecting light and or relocating sensor.
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January 2, 2016
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May be "seeing" the light it is turning on then shutting it off.
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It's possible the photocell is "seeing" the light that it turns on and shutting them off then after a short time period turns lights back on then repeats .If this is what's happening its probably seeing the lights. It could also be overloaded if there is more than 500 watts of load on it.
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I need wire diagram to install

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October 12, 2015
I need a diagram to install sensor on pole
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June 23, 2016
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The wiring diagram is imprinted right on the photo cell.
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I highly recommend a professional if your not sure of home wiring. None the less black sensor lead goes to house hot (usually black but on two wire older homes this could be iffy always check hot lead from house) red sensor lead goes to light fixture black lead, white goes to light fixture white and both whites connect to house white or neutral.
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March 18, 2016
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Diagram for installing a photocell? black of photocell go to power in. (from wall) red go to light fixture black, white go with all whits in wall.
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December 29, 2015
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Mine came with a diagram that said white to neutral black was line and red was load, i can not speak to yours exactly.
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i just hooked this up to a Lithonia 500 watt halogen and after 10 minutes it melted. It says rated up to 500 watt

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Is it not compatible with a halogen
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This sensor works just fine on Halogens. Did you reverse wire it? black goes to hot line, red goes to the lamps black or hot lead, white connects to house neutral and lamp white. I duplicated 2 melt downs like you stated. One I wired the sensor reversed red to house hot, black to lamp hot, white to neutral. The sensor melted in 7 mins. I also wired the sensor in series with a 500 watt halogen it melted. Read More
This sensor works just fine on Halogens. Did you reverse wire it? black goes to hot line, red goes to the lamps black or hot lead, white connects to house neutral and lamp white. I duplicated 2 melt downs like you stated. One I wired the sensor reversed red to house hot, black to lamp hot, white to neutral. The sensor melted in 7 mins. I also wired the sensor in series with a 500 watt halogen it melted. I wired another sensor properly as stated above at top, no problems in 5 nights of on off. Hope this helps. Read Less
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May 23, 2016
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Somehow I must have missed "the new math" says 500 watts +15 amperes 120 volt ac. Even ignoring PF and line variance.for voltage, HOW does only 500 watts (power) come from 120 volts and 15 amps?
I know this not a direct answer to your question. More likely the unit was placed too closely to the halogen lamp, and the heat from the halogen caused the damage.
There is a reason halogen fixtures are not
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Somehow I must have missed "the new math" says 500 watts +15 amperes 120 volt ac. Even ignoring PF and line variance.for voltage, HOW does only 500 watts (power) come from 120 volts and 15 amps?
I know this not a direct answer to your question. More likely the unit was placed too closely to the halogen lamp, and the heat from the halogen caused the damage.
There is a reason halogen fixtures are not made from low temp. rated plastics. Transistors also hate heat.
Good practice has the sensor located away from any artificial light as this may trip said device.
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Halogen create a lot of heat that travel on the wires.. the photocell can not be anywhere near the light in that case.
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Will this work with 12V DC?

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Will this work with 12V DC outdoor low voltage landscape lighting? My lights are powered by a solar/battery system.
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No Sensor is 120v
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No, this product is for use with 120 volts.
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Customer Reviews

Rated 3.5 out of 5 by 36 reviewers.
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Compact Works great, small compact unit easy to install. If you have a need for a photos sensor control in tight spaces this worked well for me. I have installed several of these over the years for all kinds of applications. You cant go wrong . July 26, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by great Easy to install. VERY compact. Worked the first time. Worked on an existing fixture. July 1, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by It's just a simple switch and works fine but not the best for my application I installed a light fixture outside my garage door wired to the opener so that I have a light outside the garage that will turn on whenever the garage door opener operates. I added this light control so that the external light will not turn on during the day time. However, the switch has a 2-minute delay which in a way defeats its purpose because when the garage door is operated during the day the light will turn on anyway and then will turn off after the built-in delay. If your application is just to control dusk-to-dawn, this switch will work perfectly fine and is easier to install and wire. May 27, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Works Prior light control became defective; replacement unit purchased is more reliable. June 8, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Works great! I've always wanted dusk to dawn lights on my house, bought some LED ones at Costco at $39 a piece. The "LED driver" went out on them twice, and I had to wait six weeks to recieve new ones from manufacturer each time. After much frustration with those, I put my old lights back up on the house, found these 'Mini-Button Photo Control' units, and they've worked flawlessly. A little bit of a pain in the but to install, had to drill a hole in each light, apply a small amount of silicone and such, but now I've had them installed since summer 2014, and they're still working just fine. No problems whatsoever. Highly recommend! March 5, 2016
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by poor construction Poor construction. Wires pull out of switch body. Happened 3 times, back to the store 3 times. Finally had to silicone it and tape. Wires are also too short. I had to pig tail to get installed. Previous switches were sealed with silicone. Only reason that it was changed was due to LED conversion. May 4, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Fit perfectly in luminaire. I had to replace a damaged photocell on a Lithonia Model OLAW23 53K 120 PE BZ area light and this one fit the opening and nested into the wiring compartment without much trouble. July 13, 2015
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Dusk-to-Dawn light control The switch was easy to install and to wire up to the electricity. February 10, 2016
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