Infrared Proximity Sensor

Infrared Proximity Sensor is primarily a door contact on/off switch: open the door and lights turn on, close the door and lights turn off
Secondary function available to act as a simple on/off motion activated switch only

How IR Proximity Sensor Works:
#1 Option ~ Door Contact Switch
Automatically switches on and off the lights connected to it when a door or drawer is opened or closed. Installation of the sensor is located at the front of cabinet or drawer at a
distance of not more than 50 mm.

How IR Proximity Sensor Works:
#2 Option ~ On/Off Switch
The set-up from automatic door sensor to on/off switch can be changed by pressing the key for three seconds
For the ideal operation of IR 12/24, it is recommended that it not be used for white reflecting objects, shiny or reflective surfaces

Product # 12624601


Product number 12624601
Features With Integrated IR Switch
Finish White
Price Point Elite
Recess Depth 2 15/32 in*
Diameter 9/16 in*
Installation Recessed or Surface Mounted
Functionality/Application Switches and Dimmers
Installation Location Kitchen Cabinet, Hospitality, Furniture & Bookcase, Closet & Drawer
Lighting Solutions Switches and Dimmers

Measures shown with an asterisk (*) have been converted as per your preference. These are not the official measures. To view the measures specified by the manufacturer, click here.


Maximum installation distance 50 mm for door contact
15W maximum for 12V system
30W maximum for a 24V system

When set to 2nd option IR ON/OFF the device turns the lights on and off, when you simply bring your hand up to within 5 cm of the sensor.
For a perfect operation of IR 12/24 it is recommended to avoid use of white reflecting objects, shiny or reflective surfaces

On/off control occurs on low voltage side with prescribed power supplies and lights


79" long cord and terminal block included


To be used with our line of 12 or 24 Vdc lights, exclusive to Richelieu, from Italy


Easy surface mount installation with 2-sided tape option
Can install it flush with the board by making a hole 14 mm in diameter and at least 63 mm deep
Easy installation to control lights
Plug-and-play, quick connect feature
No hard wire or cutting of wires
Surface or recess installation


This switch functions with 12V Group A or new 24V. Just note the difference in max wattage for each system Use prescribed power supply and lights only Indoor use only
Infrared  Proximity Sensor

Product number: 12624601