Draft Details

Designation:C22.2 NO. 284.1
Review start date:Oct 22, 2019
Review end date:Dec 21, 2019
Contact email:mary.morgan(at)csagroup.org
Draft Scope/Description:

1. Scope

1.1 This standard covers light-sensitive, photo electric control units of the plug-in, locking type, rated 600 volts, 60 Hz alternating current (ac) or less, that are intended for controlling outdoor electric luminaires of the magnetic ballast, electronic ballast, tungsten-filament type, or light-emitting-diode (LED) and their associated driver for wet and damp locations, and that are intended to be employed for area lighting and installed in accordance with the Canadian Electrical Code (CEC Part I).

1.2 This standard covers shorting and open-circuit devices of the locking configuration, used as substitutes, where necessary, for the light-sensitive control units.

1.3 Solid state photo electric control units including combination device for either dimming or switching a lighting load in addition are also evaluated in accordance with CSA C22.2 No. 184.1.

1.4 The receptacles covered by this standard are only those used as mating parts with the locking type photo-electric controls of configuration defined in this Standard.

1.5 In this Standard, “shall” is used to express a requirement, i.e., a provision that the user is obliged to satisfy in order to comply with the standard; “should” is used to express a recommendation or that which is advised but not required; and “may” is used to express an option or that which is permissible within the limits of the Standard.

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