Switch GmbH & Co. KG offers in completion to the LED-lighting strip product range, entire light systems with integrated emergency light. These systems are available for shaft lighting applications in the elevator range as well as for building and route way illuminations.

The Switch-light systems take over an emergency illumination in case of a breakdown of the main power supply.

Description of the product

The light systems consist of the easy connect LED120plus-lighting strip with emergency light and a suitable light control unit. The unit includes the rechargeable battery for the emergency light power supply, the charging unit and the necessary electronic system to switch on the emergency light in case of a power breakdown. The light systems of the elevator range and the building illumination differ by the configuration.

Light control unit for shaft lighting applications, item number: SW-2937
Light control unit for route way and building applications, item number: SW-2937DEL

The Switch light-systems operate independently of an existing elevator control unit respectively building illumination. They are ideal for retrofiting, modernisation and first illumination.

The Switch electronic systems can be placed in the engine room, in the shaft or at any place of a building due to it’s compact design and the high safety class IP65.

The units monitor continuously the main power supply during operation and will switch immediately to the emergency light in case of a breakdown of the main power. The maximum conservation time of the emergency light is depending on the length of the LED-strip.

The control unit includes an illuminated push button. The lighting can be switched on immediately with this push button without any further means. The correct operation of the lighting is indicated by the operation display of the push button.

Shaft lighting “On”
Shaft lighting “Off”
Light “On”
Light “Off”

All terminals are designed for fast installation. They are well marked and easy accessible. The light control unit of the elevator range includes a connection of a plug socket of a pit bottom control box, which is pre-wired and fused internally as well as additional connections for light push buttons.

Terminal assignment shaft lighting
Terminal assignment route way and building illumination
System diagram shaft lighting system
Control box for the shaft pit

Key featues at a glance

  • Shaft- respectively building illumination and emergency lighting in one system
  • Easy and quick installation
  • Emergency lighting in the entire shaft or building
  • Emergency light power supply of more than 3 hours
  • Independant of any exsisting elevator control unit or lighting system
  • Pit bottom control box pre-wired and fused

Technical data

Input voltage220 – 240 VAC
Average conservation time of emergency lighting up to 30 m – lighting strip > 3 hours
up to 40 m – lighting strip > 2 hours
up to 60 m – lighting strip > 1 hour
MaterialPolystyrene
Safety classIP65
Temperature range-20 °C to +50 °C
Dimensions (width x height x depth)255 x 180 x 110 mm
Weightapprox. 4.1 kg
Fuse for plug socket of pit bottom control box (only shaft lighting control unit)10 A

You will find a short summary of all features of the shaft lighting control unit here. Key features of the building control unit have been summarised here.

Battery is in good condition
Battery has to be replaced

Check of the rechargeable battery

The condition of the rechargeable battery can be checked easily with the display of the voltage-convertor.

The power supply of the light control unit has to be cut by switching off the device fuse.

The battery needs to be replaced in case the voltage drops below 12 V after only a short emergency operation.

Suitable LED120plus-lighting strips

The product variants easy connect LED120plus/C18 and /5ct are especially designed for the direct use with the light control units. Both types have a a 5 m-connection cable for an easy and quick installation.

You will find further information here.

Version /5ct
Version /C18

Installation and initial operation

The light control units can be installed easily and put quickly in operation following the enclosed wiring diagram.

Further information and details are summarised in the installation and user manual (at present only in German).

Please contact Switch GmbH & Co. KG helpdesk for continuative information.

Order information

Orders can be placed directly
by e-mail: order@switch-gmbh.de
or by fax: +49 511 616 59 60-9

Please contact Switch helpdesk for any further question.
Phone: +49 511 616 59 60-0
We will advise you willingly.