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 BAOS||Data point type||Used by TapHome virtual devices||Used by TapHome virtual variable||Comment|
|DPT 1||1 Bit, Boolean|
|DPT 2||2 Bit, Control|
|DPT 3||4 Bit, Dimming, Blinds|
|DPT 4||8 Bit, Character Set|
|DPT 5||8 Bit, Unsigned Value|
|DPT 6||8 Bit, Signed Value|
|DPT 7||2 Byte, Unsigned Value|
|DPT 8||2 Byte, Signed Value|
|DPT 9||2 Byte, Float Value|
|DPT 10||3 Byte, Time||Implementing date and time from KNX into TapHome does not make sense. TapHome has its own internal date and time engine.|
|DPT 11||3 Byte, Date|
|DPT 12||4 Byte, Unsigned Value|
|DPT 13||4 Byte, Signed Value|
|DPT 14||4 Byte, Float Value|
|DPT 15||4 Byte, Access|
|DPT 16||14 Byte, String||Planned feature, coming soon|
|DPT 17||1 Byte, Scene Number|
|DPT 18||1 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.
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.