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0/1V - 10V dimming

You can use 4AO module for dimming with external 3rd party LED driver / dimmer module.

0-10V

This is default option, where 0V = 0% = off, 10V = 100% = on

  1. Open Service settings of analog output device
  2. Open Device tab.
  3. Default setting is:

← AO DimmerRename

GENERAL   DEVICE   PERMISSIONS

Min Value

0V

Max. Value

10V

Off Value Enabled

False

Off Value

0V

0/1V - 10V

Some dimmers require 0V when light is turned off, and in order to start dimming, they use range of 1V - 10V.

  1. Open Service settings of analog output device
  2. Open Device tab.
  3. Change setting according to table below:

← AO Dimmer

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GENERAL   DEVICE   PERMISSIONS

Min. Value

1V

Max. Value

10V

Off Value Enabled

True

Off value

0V

Combining analog output with relay (optional)

To save energy, you might want to turn off power supply when all the lights that are powered by it are set to 0%.This will conserve more power when lights are off.

Take into consideration that response time when turning on power supply can be visible.

To prolong lifetime of power supply, you should use Smart Rule to turn off power supply after all lights are turned off for certain time:

  1. Open switch that controls Power supply
  2. Add Smart Rule: Equation

← Equation

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SETTINGS   INFO   LIMITING CONDITION

Variables

Dimmer 1
Dimmer 2
24V Light


Le = 0.20
Le1 = 0
St = 1 (On)

Equation

(Le = 0) and (Le1 = 0) and !St
alternative: (Le = 0) and (Le1 = 0) and (St = 0)


Actions

If result is TRUE, perform following actions:

Power supply

Off

If result is FALSE, perform following actions:

Power supply

On

Duration

When to stop performing specified actions

Minimum duration
Value: 5 minutes

Maximum duration
Value: not set



True



False