Control unit for JBL LED SOLAR lights, to be adjusted by app

  • To operate JBL LED SOLAR Natur individually or in combination with a JBL LED SOLAR Effect. Biotope data, effects, thunder storm, sunrise and sunset to be operated by mobile
  • Easy to operate: replace existing IR receiver with the JBL control unit and adjust the effects you want with the app
  • With 5 programmes + additional manual programme (South America & Africa biotopes, aquascaping plants, goldfish, community aquarium, each programme has plant acclimatisation setting)
  • Biotope data contain dry and wet season, cloudiness, lightning storm, as well as sunrise and sunset
  • Package contents: control unit to connect to the JBL LED SOLAR system for 2 lights (1x Natur & 1x Effect); the app you require is always free of charge
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The remote control included in the JBL LED SOLAR Natur allows you to dim the light gradually and to choose between three colour temperatures.
As soon as you have added the JBL LED SOLAR Natur to your JBL LED SOLAR Control (ideally in combination with JBL LED SOLAR Effect), a new world of control will open up to you:
With the help of the JBL LED SOLAR Control you can load the biotope data from the Pantanal (Southeast Brazil) or from the region of the East African Rift Valley lakes (Malawi and Tanganyika). Your LEDs will then emulate the local climatic situations according to the seasons (incl. dry and wet seasons, lightning storms and cloudiness).
In goldfish aquariums the light especially highlights their beautiful colours and for community aquariums you can set a light to reproduce a tropical day with 10 h of sun, the right light for plants and vibrant colours for the fish. Lightning storms and cloudiness are created by a random generator.
There is a light programme for fans of heavily planted aquariums (aquascaping) which resembles the programme for community aquariums but with a higher light intensity.
For every programme you can select the acclimatisation mode at the beginning to make it easier for your plants to adapt from your previous lighting with fluorescent tubes to the significantly brighter light of the LEDs without any problems.
You can, of course, select each programme without acclimatisation.
In a manual mode, you can also set your own lighting situations. For all the programmes mentioned here there are 2 LED lamp types available: 1.) JBL LED SOLAR Natur and 2.) JBL LED SOLAR Effect. If you only run the JBL LED SOLAR Natur with the JBL LED SOLAR Control, but without the JBL LED SOLAR Effect, you’ll be able to use all the functions, such as lightning storms, cloudiness as well as sunrise or sunset, but without colour effects!



Art. no.:
EAN Code:
Volume packaging:
2.100 l
Gross weight:
266.800 g
Net weight:
114 g
Weight factor:
Packaging dimensions (l/h/w):
55/173/223 mm

Technical Data

Height:23 mm
Length:100 mm
Width:60 mm
Does the JBL LED SOLAR CONTROL automatically change between summer time and winter time?

The controller uses the time on the smartphone and has no integrated radio clock or time server, so the changeover is NOT automatic. After a time changeover, you only need to connect your smartphone briefly to the JBL LED SOLAR CONTROL once so that the controller can download the current time from your smartphone.

Why isn’t the app connecting to the controller?

As explained in another FAQ, the app requires location sharing to add a controller. Otherwise connection problems will occur. If you have already granted location sharing, the automatic network change to the stronger WLAN network in the vicinity or to mobile data use may be the cause. Check under “Settings” to see which network your smartphone is connected to (see pictures at the end of the FAQ).

Some smartphones automatically connect to another network or the mobile network if no active internet access is available.

Solution: If it looks similar to the screenshot above right with the red X, deactivate the automatic network switch in the WLAN settings (usually a cogwheel icon). Another solution is to connect the controller to your home network as described in the instructions.

Why does the Android App need permission to access your location?

Location sharing is only required for displaying the available networks and can be deactivated after adding the controller or connecting to the home network. Since the WiFi networks available in the vicinity make it possible to calculate one's own position (WLAN-based positioning), the user must be informed and agree to this in accordance with Google guidelines. The app does not retrieve GPS data.

Why doesn't the LED switch off immediately when used with the JBL SolarControl?

Whether for theme aquariums or in manual mode, whether for a lunch break or at sunrise or sunset, the LEDs always dim down slowly. This always provides your fish and plants with a natural light profile and also protects your LEDs and increases their lifetime.

Can I regulate two LED SOLAR NATUR or two LED SOLAR EFFECT with one controller unit?

No, this is not possible. The cable switch only offers space for one JBL LED SOLAR NATUR and one EFFECT.

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