Kessil Spectral Controller

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Kessil Spectral Controller

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Quick Overview

Kessil has designed their Spectral Controller with simplicity and affordability in mind. Now you can easily control your A360 and A160 LED lights from Kessil with this compact controller that fits in the palm of your hand.

    Large Color LCD screen
  • Precision touch pad to easily navigate through controller options

  • Manual Mode - control intensity and color to your exact liking

  • Program Mode - Quick Set and Acclimation Mode

  • 2 ports to control two sets of lights

  • Magnetic back and plate to place your controller in a convenient spot


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Product Questions

What if i have more than 2 lights? Do i need multiple controllers?
Question by: Garrett Herrmann on May 8, 2015 1:36:00 PM
Great Question! You will only need one controller for multiple lights on one tank, simply use the kessil link cable to connect the lights and program both from a single controller.
Answer by: Jason (Admin) on May 8, 2015 2:55:00 PM
Can these be used to control the Kessil A150's?
Question by: Andrew F. on Jul 24, 2016 11:12:00 AM
Hi there,
The A150 series of lights are not controllable by an external controller. The Spectral Controller is intended to be used with the A160 or A360 series of lights.
Answer by: Charlie (Admin) on Jul 25, 2016 7:37:00 AM

Full Details

Control the Kessil Spectral Controller manually or use the Quick Set or Acclimation mode.

  • Quick Set - Alter light intensity and color for unique dawn and dusk effects.
  • Acclimation Mode - Whether putting a new light on an existing tank or introducing new corals, the acclimation mode can be customized to best serve your tank.

What's in the Box

  • Kessil Spectral Controller
  • Magnetic Back Plate
  • Power Adaptor
  • 6 Ft Micro USB Cable
  • 6 Ft 3.5 mm Unit Link Cable
  • (2) Mounting Screws and Nylon Anchors



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  • Worth every penny By Lance on 8/18/2016

    This controller is exactly what I needed. It took an hour or so to learn how to program it. With a little help from online videos I was using it like a pro in no time.
  • Works as intended By Paul on 5/21/2016

    Works as intended.
  • A must have By Bluesking on 4/14/2016

  • Kessil light controller By juschillin2 on 3/3/2016

    Wonderful addition to the light system. Never have to touch it! Well worth the cost. Did take me a while to understand and get the hang of it, but once's a breeze.
  • Good Controller By Eric on 11/13/2015

    I would recommend purchasing this if you do not already have another controller that will work with the Kessil lights. It adds much more controllability (ramping color/intensity etc.) than just using the kbobs on the lights and an electrical timer. It is also easy to program and the acclimation mode is useful in helping to not stress out your livestock by changing light sources.
  • a must have By fishguy32903 on 11/12/2015

    easy hook up. nice mounting plate. programs fairly easy. a winner!!!!
  • Couldn't be better By LDH on 10/20/2015

    Exactly what I needed to make my Kessil shine ( sorry pun intended) super easy to use thanks to brs YouTube instructional vid. Literally took 3 mins to set up out of the box. Does exactly what I want it to! That's it..
  • Very Nice Controller By Brett on 10/7/2015

    Very easy to setup and program, especially with the video on Bulk Reef Supplies YouTube channel. has taken a few times to get the lighting and intensity correct to where algae is not growing and needing the glass cleaned every couple of days.
  • Easy to use controller By arkangel on 7/10/2015

    This controller is easy to use when you really look at it. I dislike being tethered to a cable, wireless would have been better, but more expensive. Also there are only so many points to program into controller, and one of them is to shut the unit off. I think there should be more memory points. Could it be better, of course, should it have been cheaper, absolutely. But really is easy to use and usefull.
  • Must Have Accessory By Nick on 6/29/2015

    This is a must have accessory!! Best way to control your lights if you do not own a controller.
  • Love it By Lynn52 on 5/22/2015

    I Purchased the Kessil spectral controller with two Kessil a160we lights. The lights by them selves are great but the controller makes the fabulous. I have the light ramp up during the day and down at night. I don't have to think about it there are no sudden changes in the lighting. It has a preview mode so you can step back and see the whole program in just a couple minutes and change it as needed.
  • Great Product to Have for Simplicity By Chris on 5/4/2015

    I got this controller for my Kessil A160WE Tuna Blue light and it has worked great. It's so simple to set up, and you set your own schedule for the light. No pre programmed timer schedules needed!!