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Master controller EL3

Master controller EL3

The Gavita™ EL3 is the next generation in our EL controller series, designed to maximize the performance of your compatible fixtures. An 8-inch touchscreen interface provides a clear and colorful display. With this unit, you can control up to 512 fixtures across two zones, making it possible to customize settings for different rooms or growth phases. The EL3 enables you to set sunrise/sunset dimming, high temperature dimming, and high temperature shut-off for all connected fixtures. Best of all, the EL3 lets you build and program entire schedules for your growing cycles.

Features

  • 8-inch touchscreen interface
  • Compatible with Gavita® e-Series fixtures
  • Controls up to 512 fixtures
  • Easily updatable via USB
  • Spray feature dims lights to help protect against crop burn during spray applications
  • Data logging saves setting history for trend and performance data
  • Three-year limited warranty *

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Specifications

EL3
Voltage100-240 V
Current3.0 A
Frequency50/60 Hz
Model No.HGC906174
Control Output0-10V and digital
Third-Party Control Input0-11.5 V
Conforms to ANSI/UL STD 61010-1
This device complies with Part 18 of the FCC Rules.
  • EL3
  • Voltage 100-240 V
  • Current 3.0 A
  • Frequency 50/60 Hz
  • Model No. HGC906174
  • Control Output 0-10V and digital
  • Third-Party Control Input 0-11.5 V
  • Conforms to ANSI/UL STD 61010-1
  • This device complies with Part 18 of the FCC Rules.

Specifications

EL3
Voltage100-240 V
Current3.0 A
Frequency50/60 Hz
Model No.HGC906174
Control Output0-10V and digital
Third-Party Control Input0-11.5 V
Conforms to ANSI/UL STD 61010-1
This device complies with Part 18 of the FCC Rules.
  • EL3
  • Voltage 100-240 V
  • Current 3.0 A
  • Frequency 50/60 Hz
  • Model No. HGC906174
  • Control Output 0-10V and digital
  • Third-Party Control Input 0-11.5 V
  • Conforms to ANSI/UL STD 61010-1
  • This device complies with Part 18 of the FCC Rules.

Features & Benefits

Switch, Dim, and Boost Centrally

Control light cycles and output from a single point.

Independent Light Cycles on EL3 Models

Set overlapping cycles. (For example, a 12/12 on channel one and 18/6 on channel two.)

Simple Programming

Program with ease using the included instructional overlays.

Data Logging

Track information on past and present light and alarm conditions with logging features. Toggle between zones and set multiple parameters for growing environment insights.

Separate Sunrise/Sunset

Set different times for sunrise and sunset.

Easy Installation

Simple plug-and-play installation. Controller comes with communication cables to connect to compatible Gavita LED fixtures.

Auto-Dim for Crop Safety

Automatically dims lights to help plants survive extreme heat conditions.

Auto-Shutdown for Crop Protection

Automatically switches-off lights to help prevent crop damage if cooling or ventilation fails.

Memory

Non-volatile memory stores user settings in the event of a power outage.

Software Updates

Download and install new software updates from the Gavita website for improved performance.

Switch, Dim, and Boost Centrally

Control light cycles and output from a single point.

Independent Light Cycles on EL3 Models

Set overlapping cycles. (For example, a 12/12 on channel one and 18/6 on channel two.)

Simple Programming

Program with ease using the included instructional overlays.

Data Logging

Track information on past and present light and alarm conditions with logging features. Toggle between zones and set multiple parameters for growing environment insights.

Separate Sunrise/Sunset

Set different times for sunrise and sunset.

Easy Installation

Simple plug-and-play installation. Controller comes with communication cables to connect to compatible Gavita LED fixtures.

Auto-Dim for Crop Safety

Automatically dims lights to help plants survive extreme heat conditions.

Auto-Shutdown for Crop Protection

Automatically switches-off lights to help prevent crop damage if cooling or ventilation fails.

Memory

Non-volatile memory stores user settings in the event of a power outage.

Software Updates

Download and install new software updates from the Gavita website for improved performance.

Features & Benefits

Switch, Dim, and Boost Centrally

Control light cycles and output from a single point.

Independent Light Cycles on EL3 Models

Set overlapping cycles. (For example, a 12/12 on channel one and 18/6 on channel two.)

Simple Programming

Program with ease using the included instructional overlays.

Data Logging

Track information on past and present light and alarm conditions with logging features. Toggle between zones and set multiple parameters for growing environment insights.

Separate Sunrise/Sunset

Set different times for sunrise and sunset.

Easy Installation

Simple plug-and-play installation. Controller comes with communication cables to connect to compatible Gavita LED fixtures.

Auto-Dim for Crop Safety

Automatically dims lights to help plants survive extreme heat conditions.

Auto-Shutdown for Crop Protection

Automatically switches-off lights to help prevent crop damage if cooling or ventilation fails.

Memory

Non-volatile memory stores user settings in the event of a power outage.

Software Updates

Download and install new software updates from the Gavita website for improved performance.

Switch, Dim, and Boost Centrally

Control light cycles and output from a single point.

Independent Light Cycles on EL3 Models

Set overlapping cycles. (For example, a 12/12 on channel one and 18/6 on channel two.)

Simple Programming

Program with ease using the included instructional overlays.

Data Logging

Track information on past and present light and alarm conditions with logging features. Toggle between zones and set multiple parameters for growing environment insights.

Separate Sunrise/Sunset

Set different times for sunrise and sunset.

Easy Installation

Simple plug-and-play installation. Controller comes with communication cables to connect to compatible Gavita LED fixtures.

Auto-Dim for Crop Safety

Automatically dims lights to help plants survive extreme heat conditions.

Auto-Shutdown for Crop Protection

Automatically switches-off lights to help prevent crop damage if cooling or ventilation fails.

Memory

Non-volatile memory stores user settings in the event of a power outage.

Software Updates

Download and install new software updates from the Gavita website for improved performance.

More information

Contains

  • Gavita EL3 Controller
  • Mounting plate and hardware
  • Power adapter
  • Equipment wires
  • USB dongle

Compatible With:

  • Gavita 1930e
  • Gavita 1700e
  • Gavita 900e
  • Sun System 1850

Warnings & Markings

Warnings & Markings

Warranty

* When purchased from an authorized Hawthorne dealer, this product is limited by a three-year LIMITED WARRANTY, available at hawthornegc.com/warranties. You can also obtain the Terms of Sale and Limited Warranty by calling Hawthorne toll-free at: 1-888-478-6544 or writing Hawthorne at: Hawthorne Hydroponics LLC, 3204 NW 38 Circle, Vancouver, WA 98660, Attn: Customer Service.

Software downloads

The Gavita EL3 is easily updatable via USB. When updates are available download and install them from here.

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Sign up to receive notifications when new software updates are available to be downloaded from this webpage.


By providing your email address, you are agreeing to receive email notifications related to software updates to the Gavita EL3 Controller. You will not be signed up to receive marketing emails. See our Privacy Notice for what information we collect and your rights.

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More information

Contains

  • Gavita EL3 Controller
  • Mounting plate and hardware
  • Power adapter
  • Equipment wires
  • USB dongle

Compatible With:

  • Gavita 1930e
  • Gavita 1700e
  • Gavita 900e
  • Sun System 1850

Warnings & Markings

Warnings & Markings

Warranty

* When purchased from an authorized Hawthorne dealer, this product is limited by a three-year LIMITED WARRANTY, available at hawthornegc.com/warranties. You can also obtain the Terms of Sale and Limited Warranty by calling Hawthorne toll-free at: 1-888-478-6544 or writing Hawthorne at: Hawthorne Hydroponics LLC, 3204 NW 38 Circle, Vancouver, WA 98660, Attn: Customer Service.

Software downloads

The Gavita EL3 is easily updatable via USB. When updates are available download and install them from here.

Do you own this controller?

Sign up to receive notifications when new software updates are available to be downloaded from this webpage.


By providing your email address, you are agreeing to receive email notifications related to software updates to the Gavita EL3 Controller. You will not be signed up to receive marketing emails. See our Privacy Notice for what information we collect and your rights.

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