Controller for use with Orga obstruction light systems for on & offshore windfarm applications. The CIP400 provides full system operation management, advanced control facilities, status information, and system diagnostics through an Ethernet port.

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Key features

  • Controller for systems with Orga aeronautical obstruction lights, Helihoist lights, Search and Rescue, ID lights & Visibility sensors
  • System status monitoring and alarm interface
  • Manual Control override of connected lights
  • Control options: Modbus, Webserver over TCP/IP & hard wired I/O
  • Replacement for existing CIP400 controller
  • Two year warranty
  • No maintenance required over service life

Performance characteristics

  • Controls up to ninety Orga aeronautical obstruction lights
  • Ethernet interface for remote system monitoring and control
  • Ethernet connection CAT6 with RJ45 connection compatible with standard IEEE 802.3u
  • Overall system fail contact
  • Optional main–standby light configuration available


  • ICAO Annex 14, volume l; International standards and recommended practices: Aerodrome design and operations, 6th Edition, July 2013, chapter 6 (for systems incl. CIP400 controllers and obstruction lights)
  • In compliance with AVV (2020)(German “General Administrative Regulation for the marking and lighting of obstacles to air navigation”) “Feuer W ES, rot”
  • United States Federal Aviation Administration AC 70/7460-1K; Obstruction Marking and Lighting, February 2007(for systems incl. CIP400 controllers and obstruction lights)
  • Various national approvals (for systems incl. CIP400 controllers and obstruction lights)

Electrical characteristics

  • Operating voltage: See table
  • Power consumption: 1W
  • Limited Overvoltage protection

Physical characteristics

  • Dimensions: see drawing
  • Weight: < 1 kg
  • Design degree of protection:
    IP65 (depending on existing enclosure)
  • Operating temperature range:
    -40ºC to +55ºC

System design, control and monitoring

  • The CIP400 can use the GPS synchroniser of a connected medium or high intensity obstruction light as the system synchroniser