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Topic # 225953 12-Dec-2017 18:35
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Hi Team

 

 

 

 

 

So these are the new LED street lights that have been installed around the place. But I am unsure of what the thing on the top is

 

does anybody know? Sorry the picture isn't very clear..

 

 

 

 

 


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  Reply # 1917647 12-Dec-2017 18:40
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Daylight switch




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  Reply # 1917648 12-Dec-2017 18:41
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And it's purpose? 


 
 
 
 


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Starscream122:

And it's purpose? 



Switches off the daylight when the lights come on

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  Reply # 1917651 12-Dec-2017 18:52
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josephhinvest:
Starscream122:

 

And it's purpose? 

 



Switches off the daylight when the lights come on

 

Something that big to do that are you sure?

 

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  Reply # 1917652 12-Dec-2017 18:58
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Linux:

 

josephhinvest:
Starscream122:

 

And it's purpose? 

 



Switches off the daylight when the lights come on

 

Something that big to do that are you sure?

 

Linux

 

 

It gathers the photons in the immediate area and stores them till 6am. 


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  Reply # 1917654 12-Dec-2017 19:01
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Most new streetlights have a socket that allows a control module to be fitted. This will allow the local authority to switch on or off the lights as required, or dim them if required.

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  Reply # 1917657 12-Dec-2017 19:06
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They're for the Mesh network for Smart Meters.




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  Reply # 1917662 12-Dec-2017 19:12
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I thought that is something reserved for future use... Maybe Wifi access points


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  Reply # 1917664 12-Dec-2017 19:12
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larknz: Most new streetlights have a socket that allows a control module to be fitted. This will allow the local authority to switch on or off the lights as required, or dim them if required.

 

Makes sense  https://www.nzta.govt.nz/planning-and-investment/2015-18-national-land-transport-programme/case-studies/converting-street-lights-to-led/

 

 


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  Reply # 1917665 12-Dec-2017 19:14
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Definitely streetlight control module

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  Reply # 1917667 12-Dec-2017 19:18
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Chorus's new 5G open access mobile network :)




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  Reply # 1917723 12-Dec-2017 21:41
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It's a Flux Capacitor.






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Switches off the daylight when the lights come on

 

Priceless. I love it.





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  Reply # 1917756 12-Dec-2017 23:38
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The missing Continuum Transfunctioner





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  Reply # 1917774 13-Dec-2017 03:09
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Assuming you live on the North Shore in Auckland. The Shore used to use Cascade control for the streetlights. But that system was suffering reliability problems, a single failure of just 1 small wire or contactor could knock out streetlights over a large area. So with the LED upgrades, they are also installing daylight switches. So a failure will only take out 1 light, or at most only a small group of lights.






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