Photo of an assembled DAS1 kit.
DAS1 wiring diagram
DAS1 - 12 Volt 10 Amp Dark Activated Switch Kit
The DAS1 kit can be used to automatically turn on 12V lamps when it becomes
dark. It has an on-board switch for selecting Off, Always On and
On-at-Dark (Auto) operation.
The DAS1 can control up to 10 Amps of 12V DC lighting, it also includes
two ultra-bright white LEDs for a low power self-contained light source.
The DAS1 is perfect for controlling external arrays of 12V white LED lamps,
12V fluorescent lamps and 12V incandescent lamps.
Use it for indoor/outdoor accent lighting, street lighting,
security lights, automatic highway signs and more.
An external source of 12V DC power is required, suitable power sources include
a solar-charged battery, a line-powered DC power supply or an
automotive/marine power system.
The DAS1 is designed to operate in conjunction with the CirKits
SCC3 solar charge controller,
a 12V rechargeable battery and a photovoltaic (PV) panel.
Controls and indicators include
an on-board Off/On/Auto (On-At-Dark) switch and
two ultra-bright white LEDs which operate in parallel with the external lamps.
The adjustable low voltage disconnect (LVD) function is automatic.
DAS1 specifications for details on the kit's capabilities.
The DAS1 Photo Gallery
shows some real-world uses of the DAS1.
The kit includes:
- A high quality double sided, silk screened circuit board.
- All of the parts required for building the board.
- A schematic and wiring diagram.
- Easy step-by-step assembly, alignment and usage instructions.
External lamps and solder are not included with this kit.
Kit Prices and Shipping
- DAS1 kit: $44.95
- Discounts are available for orders of 10 or more kits.
- U.S. addresses, First Class Mail shipping and handling: $5.00 per kit, add $1.00 each for additional kits.
- U.S. addresses, Priority Mail shipping and handling: $10.00 per kit, add $2.00 each for additional kits.
- Overseas, Canada and South/Central America addresses, Shipping and Handling: $14.00 for 1 kit, add $3.00 each for additional kits.
- Send email for a quote on multiple kit types, please use the address at the bottom of this page.
- Credit cards (click the PayPal buttons below).
- Mail a U.S. postal money order.
- Mail a check made out to CirKits.com (U.S. customers only).
- Wire transfers only accepted for orders over $500, $35 fee applies.
- Sorry, NO COD.
Taxes (Colorado Residents)
Customers who live in Colorado should add $2.16 tax per kit to the total price of the merchandise.
Payment by PayPal / Credit Card
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Payment by Mail
If you would like to mail your payment, total the
price of the kit or kits
with the desired form of shipping and tax if you live in Colorado.
Include the address to ship to and an email address if you would
like shipping confirmation.
Send checks or postal money orders to:
P.O. Box 3500
Boulder, CO 80307-3500
Your order will be processed and mailed when the payment has been received.
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