RAPIX Ethernet DALI Interface

Key Features

  • Supports two DALI lines, each line can have up to 64 DALI addressable units such as LED drivers, Emergency Lighting Drivers, phase dimmers, relays, and so on
  • Up to two of these Ethernet Interfaces can be used with a Zone Controller to add 1 to 4 extra lines to each Zone Controller
  • 4 mA current draw on each DALI line
  • Operates with 10 / 100 / 1000 Mbits / sec twisted pair network types
  • Supports SNMP monitoring for managed networks
  • Address assignment with DHCP or static setting
  • With RAPIX Emergency software, multiple Ethernet / DALI Interface devices may be installed and operate as a single system
  • Ethernet connection on the device uses an RJ45 8 pin socket
  • Generous terminals allow terminating 3 x 1.5 mm2 or 2 x 2.5 mm2 conductors (solid or stranded)
  • DIN rail mounted
  • DALI line communication LED indicators for each line
  • Ethernet communication LED indicator
  • Powered by external 5-12 V dc supply (DIN mount universal voltage power supply DGLMPS12DC/1-0 is available as an order item)
  • SYSTEM OR SOFTWARE DEVELOPERS: A software development kit is available. This device can be custom-branded for your application
  • Complies with DALI standards IEC 62386-101 and IEC 62386-102
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Description

The RAPIX DALI Ethernet Interface can be used as part of the RAPIX Lighting Control System which uses the Digital Addressable Lighting Interface (DALI) open standard protocol for lighting.

This product provides an isolated communication path between Ethernet and DALI. Control and monitoring of DALI enabled luminaires and emergency lighting devices can be performed by an Ethernet-connected device.

The RAPIX DALI Ethernet Interface can also be used to extend the number of DALI lines used by the RAPIX DALI-2 Zone Controller. A Zone Controller can operate with up to two Ethernet Interfaces, allowing a single Zone Controller to be expanded from 4 DALI lines to a maximum of 8 DALI lines.

When used in conjunction with the PC-based RAPIX Emergency software, DALI emergency lighting devices can be monitored on a schedule with automatic generation of test and maintenance reports.

This device is also suitable for Ethernet product developers who want an electrically safe interface to DALI with a rich protocol on the Ethernet side. A full protocol document and software development kit is available on request.

Attention Software Developers: A software development kit is available. Turbo charge your DALI development! Contact Us

 

The RAPIX DALI Ethernet Interface is proudly designed and manufactured in Australia.

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