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Configuring TapHome KNX Gateway in ETS

TapHome KNX Gateway uses a KNX component from Weinzierl called BAOS. The gateway is in ETS listed under the Weinzierl name. BAOS is KNX certified.

1. 

Import Product Database

Download product database from page: https://www.weinzierl.de/images/download/development/830/Weinzierl_83x_KNX_BAOS_Module_ETS4.zip

Open ETS 5 → Catalogs → import Weinzierl product database from downloaded archive.

2. 

Add BAOS module to your installation

Change to Topology view in ETS project:

From producer catalogue choose Weinzierl producer and find KNX BAOS 832 module. Insert module to appropriate area and line.

3. 

Configure BAOS Data Points

    

Select BAOS module and switch to its parameters. Choose first data point group 1-10, select data point 1 type.

Data point types supported by BAOS with associated TapHome devices or variables:

Label in BAOSData point typeUsed by TapHome virtual devicesUsed by TapHome virtual variableComment
DPT 11 Bit, Boolean


DPT 22 Bit, Control


DPT 34 Bit, Dimming, Blinds


DPT 48 Bit, Character Set


DPT 58 Bit, Unsigned Value


DPT 68 Bit, Signed Value


DPT 72 Byte, Unsigned Value


DPT 82 Byte, Signed Value


DPT 92 Byte, Float Value


DPT 103 Byte, Time

Implementing date and time from KNX into TapHome does not make sense. TapHome has its own internal date and time engine.
DPT 113 Byte, Date

DPT 124 Byte, Unsigned Value


DPT 134 Byte, Signed Value


DPT 144 Byte, Float Value


DPT 154 Byte, Access


DPT 1614 Byte, String

Planned feature, coming soon
DPT 171 Byte, Scene Number


DPT 181 Byte, Scene Control



Switch to Group Objects, right click on data point and choose Properties. For data points which are used to communicate data to TapHome select Communication, Write, Transmit options:

For data point which are only written from TapHome select Communication, Read, Transmit options:

4. 

Configure Group Addresses

  

Switch to Group Addresses view and link BAOS data point to appropriate group:

Repeat the steps 3. and 4. for all data points which you want to be communicated to TapHome.

5. 

Download

Connect the KNX Gateway Board to the KNX bus and the PC to a KNX Interface. Press the Learn button on the KNX Gateway (green LED must light up). Select the device KNX BAOS 830 and use menu Download/Full download.