AquaRay 8 Channel SmartController

by TMC

MSRP: $289.99 (Log in for Wholesale Pricing)

Model No. 1997-US

PGS Item #10-862-11997R

There is a constantly evolving range of LED aquarium light controllers for the AquaRay Lighting range. Using PWM technology to time and dim the LEDs to create sunset, sunrise, daylight and moonlight effects, as well as lightning, cloud cover and moon phases. This is the 8 channel version to control 8 strips/mini tiles/combination or 4 tiles, or a combination of strips/minitiles/tiles.


  • 8 output dimming control with 4 independently timed channels.
  • Suitable for use with 8 of the TMC AquaBeam/GroBeam or Mini LED tiles or 4 of the AquaBeam/GroBeam tiles or any combination of the above.
  • 8 USB inlets on the rear of the device offer a huge capacity for control, with just a single power supply cable.
  • Compact design for easy mounting.
  • Uses real time clock for accurate timing.
  • Back lit screen to allow easy viewing or reading.
  • Simple, push button control.
  • Easily programmable via a simple user interface.
  • Create sunset, sunrise, daylight and moonlight phases.
  • Built in storm, cloud and true lunar 30 day moon phase features.
  • The channels can also be set independently to come on at specified times, and have a dimming function to replicate natural lighting.
  • Settings are saved even after a power failure.
  • Wifi Compatible/PC Control Panel. Can be accessed wirelessly via any Internet-ready device (wireless bridge required).
  • Can accept a 1-10 volt signal from another device such as an aquarium computer (separate cable needed).
  • Master/Slave function to use up to 4 multiple units together (connecting cable available separately).
  • Eliminates the need for power supply unlike the Standard Controller that originally is supplied with AquaRay LED Lights. This results in only one plug/outlet per up to EIGHT fixtures!
  • Compatible with all AquaBeam and GroBeam products.
  • 2 year guarantee*.

Included in the box:

  • Controller
  • Mounting bracket with hardware
  • Owner’s manual
  • Temperature probe to monitor the temperature of your aquarium or lights
  • Light level sensor to check that your lights are working while away from home
  • 8 Female USB Adapters to fit older model AquaRays

* 2 year guarantee on PSU and 5 year guarantee on lamp unit if unit is registered with TMC. If not registered, a statutory 2 year guarantee applies on both lamp unit and PSU (proof of purchase required).