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Introducing the Revolutionary iLCM: Transforming Aviation Lighting Control

TWR Lighting is thrilled to announce the launch of a game-changing innovation in aviation lighting control: the iLCM by TWR Lighting. As a leader in the field of obstruction lighting solutions, we've pushed the boundaries of technology to bring you a state-of-the-art solution that sets a new standard in efficiency, reliability, and user-friendliness. 

What is the iLCM?

iLCM, Lighting Control Module

The iLCM, short for Light Control Module, is a cutting-edge system designed to revolutionize the way aviation lighting systems are monitored and managed. It introduces a groundbreaking web portal that not only streamlines the monitoring process but also offers comprehensive oversight through detailed activity logging. Sam Trenchard and James Armstrong, the TWR Engineering team leading the design of the iLCM, expressed their dedication to customer satisfaction, "We took our customers' wish list and made them a reality. The iLCM was designed with the customer in mind, ensuring that every feature serves to enhance their experience and streamline their operations." 

Jim Jacoby, President of TWR Lighting, shared his excitement over the iLCM, stating, "The iLCM represents a significant milestone in our commitment to innovation and customer-centric solutions. We are proud to introduce a product that not only meets but exceeds the expectations of our valued customers." 

Tested and Approved:

The iLCM has undergone rigorous testing and has been approved by all major radar manufacturers. This ensures seamless integration and compatibility with existing radar systems, providing users with peace of mind and confidence in their lighting control operations. 

Key Features: 

  • Web Portal Integration: Our innovative web portal provides real-time updates on the status of aviation lighting systems, offering users a holistic view of operations. With seamless integration with all major radar manufacturers, compatibility with ADLS is assured. 

  • User-Friendly Interface: The iLCM's user interface is designed for ease of use, allowing operators to effortlessly command the lighting system remotely. From turning lights on or off to checking activity history, alarms, and warnings, users enjoy unparalleled control. 

  • Flexibility and Customization: Users have the flexibility to execute various commands, enabling customization based on specific needs. Whether it's adjusting light settings or upgrading system firmware remotely, the iLCM empowers users with ultimate control. 

Technical Specifications:

  • Power Input: 120 - 240VAC 

  • Processor: Dual Core Processor with Ethernet (10/100) & Wi-Fi 

  • Memory: 8 MB  

  • Flash: 8 MB 

  • Protocols: HTTP, Modbus TCP, FTP, *SNMP 

  • Indicators: RX/TX on RS485, Link/Activity on Ethernet, Process Status Indicator, 3.3V Power 

  • Firmware Update: Remote upgradability of iLCM/Beacon firmware and web interface 

  • Protection and Compatibility: 

  • Surge Protection: 14KA surge protection on RS485 and Ethernet Port, 10KA surge protection on AC Input 

  • ADLS Compatibility: Compatible with all major radar manufacturers 

  • Isolated RS485 Interface to the Beacons, 2250VDC / 1500VAC Isolation on Ethernet Port 

  • Standard iLCM MODBUS Registers 

  • ADLS Heartbeat, Remote Reset, System Status, Photocell Status, Light Controller Intensity Status, Beacon Status, and more. 

  • Enhanced iLCM MODBUS Registers:  

  • Beacon Information: Firmware Versions, Serial Numbers, LED Power, Photocell Lux, GPS Status, and additional error flags.  *SNMP coming soon, field upgradeable 

With the launch of the iLCM, TWR Lighting is ushering in a new era of aviation lighting control. Our dedication to innovation and excellence has resulted in a product that not only meets but exceeds the expectations of aviation professionals worldwide. 


Experience the future of aviation lighting control with the iLCM. Control at Your Fingertips. For more information and to explore the iLCM's capabilities, contact our sales team at 

Download the iLCM datasheet

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