The lights which turns ON/OFF automatically without any switch or manual intervention is called Automatic Lights. Most solar lights turn ON and turn OFF automatically by sensing outdoor light using solar panel voltage. When the sensor detects darkness around 3 - 4 LUX, the light automatically switches ON. At the same time, the light automatically switches OFF when the sensor detects brightness (around 5 LUX) or any light intensity.
Bestselling Automatic Solar lights
Solar Pathway Garden Lights
These lights are mainly being used to make residential or any private space feel attractive and safe. Solar garden light help to increase curb appeal and can be used to illuminate lawns, backyards, terrace gardens, parks, decks, driveways, etc. The fact that these lights are wireless and do not require any grid connection has made them popular amongst property owners.
Solar pathway lights are all in one lights with IP65 waterproofing. They can be easily installed inside pots or ground by just pushing the sharp base of the solar light unit into the soft mud. The lights switch on and switch off automatically and can give sufficient illumination at night if placed under direct sunlight. Brand Tapetum offers the following solar pathway lights with in-built battery, solar panel, LED and spike:
Solar European Garden Lights: These elegant-looking garden lights have a solar panel of 2 Volt and use Nickel Metal Hydride battery with 500 mAh. Warm white LED is used as the light source and with a charging time of 9 to 10 hours, the lights can operate for almost 6 hours. Solar European Garden Lights are available in different designs and prices.
Solar Edison Garden Lights: These lights operate from dusk to dawn automatically and provide a sophisticated look to outdoor areas. Solar Edison Garden lights come with a 2 Volt solar panel, Ni-MH AA 900 mAH battery. With 360 degree viewing angle and warm white colour, the LED can give adequate light for your garden if they are charged for around 10 hours.
Solar Vintage Garden Lights: As the name suggests, these lights give a stylish and classy appearance to your exterior space. Nickel Metal Hydride battery with a capacity of 600 mAh and 2V solar panel are used. With an MCD of 15000, the LED offers a 360 degree viewing angle and if installed at a location where the lights can receive direct sunlight, they can light up for almost 6 to 7 hours.
Solar Street Lights
Both all in one as well as integrated solar street lights work automatically from dusk to dawn. These lights can be installed on poles or walls and where there is maximum direct sunlight for the panels to convert to electricity. Solar street lights are being used both in private and public spaces depending on the requirement as well as the light specifications. Tapetum solar street lights offers a wide variety of automatic solar street lights in different price ranges:
Solar All In One Street Light Owl series: Solar street lights that come under this series are very reasonably priced. These all in one lights with motion sensors dim down their brightness a few seconds after switching on at dusk and increase the brightness to 100% only when there is a motion detected. They go back to dim mode when there is no movement identified in the area. The lights are available in different wattages.
- 6 Watt solar panel, 6 Watt LED light with 1120 lumens and 3.2 volts 10 Ah LiFePO4 battery.
- 9 Watt solar panel, 10 Watt LED with 1500 lumens and 3.2 volts 18 Ah LiFePO4 battery
- 14 Watt solar panel, 15 Watt LED with 2200 lumens and 3.2 volts 24 Ah battery
Solar Street Light Moon series 15 watt: This is an integrated type of solar street light with 25 Watt Solar Panel, 15 Watt LED with 1680 Lumens and 3.2 volts 24 AH LiFePO4 battery. Solar panel comes as a separate unit and solar street light Moon illuminates at 100% brightness for the first four hours and then at a lower level of brightness. This light can also be operated using a remote control which has control functions such as on/off as well as auto mode for continuous dusk to dawn illumination. There are different time modes that can be set at 3, 5 or 8 hour modes after which the light turns off automatically.
Solar Street Light Nightjars series: These integrated solar street lights have solar panel as a separate unit and in-built MPPT controller, LiFePO4 battery and LED as another unit. The Nightjars series of lights run at 100% brightness for the first four hours and then illuminate at a lower level of brightness until sunrise. Areas where night-long illumination is needed can utilize any light from the Nightjars series. These energy-efficient lights are available in different specifications:
- 40 Watt solar panel, 20 Watt LED with 3200 Lumens and 6.4 volts 40 Ah battery
- 50 Watt solar panel, 30 Watt LED with 4800 lumens and 6.4 volts 60 Ah battery
- 100 Watt solar panel, 40 Watt LED with 6400 lumens and 12.8 volts 75 Ah battery