The iVAC Switch Box enables the automatic and remote switching of a vacuum.
It is intended to be used with a power tool such as a router, planer, saw, grinder or sander and an associated vacuum.
Optimise your dust collection and appreciate increased convenience - the iVAC Switch Box controls your vacuum as required.
Power to your vacuum and power tool is routed through the iVAC Switch Box. The clever electronics sense your power tool status and control your vacuum.
With this easy-to-use vacuum switch you'll be amazed at how much cleaner power tool work can be. Never forget to turn your vacuum on again!
Dust and debris is collected more efficiently, airborne dust is minimised and clean-up is much easier.
- Automated dust control - for your health, safety and convenience
- 1 or 2 second vacuum ON delay (user configurable)
- 8 or 16 second vacuum OVER-RUN (user configurable)
- Manual control option for added convenience and remote switching
- Use less power - your vacuum is only ON when required
- Reduced noise - your vacuum turns OFF when not required
- Use with any Vacuum - up to 2700 watts power rating
- 4 fixing tabs, Mount on your wall, bench or vacuum
- Earth terminal provided for grounding accessories
- Designed & Engineered in Canada
Added features for 2020 - configurable functions now included.
Wholesale & Retail enquiries invited
For UK, 13A - BS1363 plugs
220 - 240V 50/60 Hz AC
Maximum total load is 13A - 2900watts
Maximum vacuum (LVHP) power is 2700watts
Maximum extractor (HVLP) power is 1.5 hp - check manufacturers rating and power requirement
Power tool AUTO switching threshold is configurable - 35, 60 or 120 watts
Circuit breaker is 13A - 'B' type, user resettable
The internal vacuum switching relay is rated at 80A
Suitable for continuous operation
Housing - ABS, fire retardant
Housing - 128mm wide. 177mm high (incl fixing tabs). 56mm deep. 580g
Approvals - CE, RoHS
Protection - IP20 - Class I
Printed instructions provided
Open manual here (right click to download PDF - 600KB):
Not suitable for NVR (no-volt-release / magnetic switch) protected vacuums and extractors
Not suitable for 110 volt power tools powered through a transformer
Do not exceed the maximum total load of 13A (2900watts) This is the load of your vacuum and Power tool combined.
The iVAC Switch Box is an intelligent controller for a vacuum.
The iVAC Switch Box enables the automatic switching of a vacuum for your health, enhanced safety, convenience, and energy efficiency.
The iVAC Switch Box unit is intended to be used with a power tool such as a router, planer, saw or sander and, an associated vacuum.
The intelligent sensing, electronic delay and programmed overrun optimise your dust collection and power consumption.
A vacuum connected to the iVAC Switch Box is controlled by 3 modes: AUTO - 0 - 1.
AUTO (automatic): When the connected power tool is switched on the vacuum will automatically switch on after a delay of 1 or 2 seconds. This delay function is to prevent the start up power surges of the power tool and vacuum coinciding and overloading your switch box and/or power source.
When the power tool is switched off the vacuum will deny to run for 8 or 16 seconds then automatically switch off. This overrun function is to purge dust and debris from your power tool, workstation and pipes.
1 (ON): The vacuum is permanently ON regardless of the state of the power tool.
0 (OFF): The vacuum is permanently OFF regardless of the state of the power tool.
The iVAC Switch Box is guaranteed against defects in material and workmanship, under normal usage, for one year from the date of purchase. This guarantee is not transferable and does not effect your statutory rights. This guarantee does not apply in cases of improper use, negligence, lack of maintenance or accidental damage. Under the terms of this guarantee a faulty iVAC Switch Box will either be repaired or replaced free of charge. Liability is limited to the iVAC Switch Box only, no other costs will be reimbursed. This guarantee does not confer any rights other than those expressly set out above.
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