Dense Matrix LED
Kessil has spent millions of dollars and five years researching a different approach to LED. Instead of individually wrapped LED chips, Kessil tightly packs them together. This results in blends of different light wavelengths before they leave the light, providing uniform color throughout your tank. The single light source eliminates the spotlight effect, effectively spreading the light over a wide area.
The new proprietary Kessil Logic™ is featured on the A360 LEDs. It is a unique form of spectral intelligence developed for precise color blending and optimal coral growth. Before you could vary the light intensity of two different channels to find the desired color and intensity mix. Now users can select the perfect spectrum and color with one knob and then adjust the intensity with the other boosting the light output at both ends of the spectral tuning range by as much as 30%.
- Kessil Spectral Controller
- On/off timing
- Intensity and color spectrum adjustment
- Compatible with 0~10V Controller
- Apex Ready+ - Certified by Neptune Systems. Use Kessil A360 Neptune Apex Control Cable
- Digital Aquatics Reefkeeper. Use Kessil A360 ReefKeeper Control Cable
- Control multiple lights by connecting them with the Kessil A360 Unit Link Cable
- Dimensions: 2.96" Length x 4" Diameter
- 24" surface diameter by 3' penetration (on average)
- Power Usage: 90W
- Power Supply: 100-240 VAC (Input), 48 VDC, 1.87A (Output)
Two Models Available
- Kessil A360W-E - Wide angle lens for the best spread and coverage
- Kessil A360N-E - Narrow angle lens focuses the light for better penetration
What's in the Box
- Kessil A360W-E LED Light with Cord
- Extension Cable
- AC Adapter
- Power Cord
- Two Metal Hooks - to attach light to wood, acoustical tile or other ceiling
- Two Light Mounting sets
Great lights By Brandon on 11/2/2017Brandon would recommend this product to a friendTank looks amazing and everything is responding really good.
stopped working By Lindsey G. on 10/31/2017Lindsey G. wouldn't recommend this product to a friendI have to say I love the look these lights give however, I purchased 3 lights total and I am down to 1 working. The first one went out, just will not turn on. Since they are 2years old and out of warranty, I could send it back to them for $100 for diagnostic then it would be more to fix if they can. The second light flashes every few days, I have to unplug it and plug it back in. I am afraid it too will quit working. Customer service was really not helpful and didn't seem to care that my $1700 worth of lights were not working after 2years. All they could offer was the instructions to take the light apart and clean it. The price does not reflect quality.
amazing lights, but not a lot of surface area By will on 9/26/2017will would recommend this product to a friendThese lights look very very nice, but something to keep in mind is that they are very small at the source, versus some of the more expensive other brands that are more rectangular with the light more spread out at the source. If I had to do it again, I would have spent the extra money and got something that was more spread out. These look a little spotlight and have a lot 'movement' due to surface water flow. Where if the light came through the top of the water in more places, I think it would look more natural. The lights themselves are amazing though, for the price - work very very well with the apex system.
3 lights = 2 DEAD in 2 Years. By Gary on 9/10/2017Gary wouldn't recommend this product to a friendI purchased 3 of these lights when I switched to LEDS, March 2015.
Within the first year..., one of the lights quit. After a lengthy back and forth with customer service, (via email cause they wont answer the phone), they sent me a replacement.
Just past the two year mark.....the second light burned out. Customer service said it was out of warranty and for a $100 fee, they would look at the light to diagnose it. The results of the inspection states the "fan quit working," and "several circuit board burnouts."
So...., there solution was.... for me to buy a replacement light for $290......and they would wave the $100 inspection fee. If I choose to go with a different, more reliable light, I still have to pay the $100 fee.
For a company that touts these lights that they will last thousands of hours......they don't hold up worth a crap and there customer service is even worse.
3 lights = 2 DEAD in 2 Years.
Kessil makes quality products By James on 5/29/2017James would recommend this product to a friendI think these lights have really exceeded expectations. Kessil make great lights and the 360 performs like a champ.
Great LPS light By Jwarne on 5/17/2017Jwarne would recommend this product to a friendGreat light with so much control! Perfect mixed reef light with amazing par spread. I would 100% get the kessil controller with the purchase of the light.
Worked great for 3.5 years By Richard on 5/13/2017Richard would recommend this product to a friendHad no problems with two of these for 3 and a half years. First a few months ago one of the power supplies stopped working. No problem. Contacted the manufacturer and got a new one for $25 I think. Now one of the lights stopped working completely. I can measure the power supply is putting out 19V, but after I plug in the light the power supply overloads and shuts down. So, the light is bad. The second light is still working, but the fan stopped working. probably my fault. I took it apart and found it was pretty loaded with creep and dust. I highly recommend blowing these out more often. But, I was able to find a replacement fan at jpmsupply.com for $3.49. I can easily swap that out.
Over all I'm very happy with the craftsmanship of this light and the appearance. I am here to buy a replacement for the one that stopped working.
Great for growth and color By Andrew on 12/3/2016Andrew would recommend this product to a friendBeen using these lights for awhile now and can honestly say that these are one of the best LED lights on the market. Colors are unbelievable and growth is great as well. I switched from PC to these and I remember my coral responding very well and still are. Love these lights.
Just Installed 4 of them over my 42" tall tank By CrazyDiamond on 11/29/2016CrazyDiamond would recommend this product to a friendEasy to install - using kessil controller which is really nice & easy to program - nice intensity and color spectrum - hung about 8-10 inches above water level from ceiling - good shimmer from returns generating surface agitation - light penetrates all the way to sand bed - I have some shadowing which I will try to eliminate with t5's - but all in all these
really make the tank look great - tank is 8ft long, so may have to get one more or raise lights to widen the spread
Absolutely spectacular light. By Zachary on 11/14/2016Zachary would recommend this product to a friendI just recently got this light and paired it up with the Kessil Spectral Controller and Kessil Goosenecks and I could not be happier. The light itself is fantastic. Easy to control, the color blending and the shimmer that these lights give off are absolutely stunning. I currently have one over my tank now and I will definitely be getting a second one for my mixed reef tank. Just need to save up a little bit as these lights do have a high price tag to them. But it's totally worth it!
Patience hasn't paid off By Jason on 9/8/2016Jason wouldn't recommend this product to a friendI have 6 A360we's over my 8 foot tank for almost 2 years now and am finally throwing in the towel. I have literally done everything to try to make these lights successful. I bought a par meter to fine tune the lights. I have perfected my water parameters and even sent it to Triton. I added 4 rows of t5's for supplement which has drastically improved everything but now I have a t5 aquarium with LED supplement. I just can't achieve the same growth as seen as others in the reef club using different LEDs. Sure I get growth but not on the level as others. Most of them don't need t5 supplements. Now one of the lights is starting to have mechanical problems and I just don't have the patience any longer to keep investing money in a poor choice. It really saddens me because I fell in love with these lights and thought they were so awesome. I have had numerous people over to see if they can find something I am missing. Every conclusion so far has been these lights just don't pack enough punch to get the results I'd like to see and now I finally agree with them. Farewell Kessil. I think I will be switching to the rapidled corona or reefbreeder photon v2.
Best light ever By Lance on 8/18/2016Lance wouldn't recommend this product to a friendThis was an upgrade from CF bulbs. Now I can have SPS and clams. The shimmer is amazing. This light has turned my 30 gallon nano tank into the focal point of my living room!
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The A360 will ideally be over a 24" x 24" area maximum for good SPS growth. Depending on the length of your tank 3-4 of the lights would be recommended.
A single Kessil A360We LED will be a perfect fit for a Reefer NANO tank. Between the ease of mounting, controlling, and the overall look and spread of the light emitted that would easily be one our top choices to light that tank when it comes to LED’s.
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Should I get the narrow angle or the wide angle model?
After a great deal of problems with the tank, I have converted to a fresh water tank. Is there any parts or bulbs I can
use to convert this light to fresh water?
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A single Kessil A360 would be lacking in light on that size tank. We wouldn’t really recommend that light for any tanks wider than 24” at most. For a 32” long tank you would definitely want two of those to get full coverage and have minimal shadows.
The Kessil A360 lights can have their spectrum and intensity controlled, but the shimmer is not controllable. The new AP700 LED has magnetic diffusers that will lessen the effect of the shimmer, but unfortunately they are not available for the A360 lights. Some people have managed to create their own diffuser using different intensities of semi-translucent clear plastics and then getting creative on attaching them to the light.
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Thanks so much for your help.
We recommend 3 of the Kessil A360's for best performance. Feel free to let us know if you have any further questions!
For a 180g tank we would suggest starting out with 3 Kessel A360We units and once the corals start to grow out a bit more, you may find that you need more lighting to cover up the shadows that the coral growth has created.
We would suggest looking into adding a couple T5 lamps to help even out the coverage in an SPS dominant tank since 5x A360 units can get pretty expensive.