Day: March 1, 2017

Fusion Taralist Quick Start Guide

Introduction The Fusion® Series is our fourth generation relay controller offering the ultimate relay control solution . . . without exception. Fusion controllers have many ways to control relays, one of the most powerful methods of relay control is based on a time schedule.  Fusion Taralist is our third generation of Taralist controllers.  The first two major revisions were released as Taralist controllers beginning in 2009.  We have had lots of time to refine Taralist, working out the bugs along the way.  Fusion Taralist is a further refinement of the already mature Taralist controllers, extending the capabilities significantly while retaining

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Fusion Remote Access Quick Start Guide

NOTICE: REMOTE ACCESS IS EXPERIMENTAL AND CANNOT BE IMPROVED AS WE ARE OUT OF MEMORY SPACE IN THE CURRENT CPU.  THE FINAL VERSION OF REMOTE ACCESS SUPPORTS DIGI 900HP/S3B MESH NETWORKING COMMUNICATION MODULES. Introduction The Fusion® Series is our fourth generation relay controller offering the ultimate relay control solution . . . without exception. If we had to pick just one guide we hope our customers will read, it is the Remote Access Quick Start Guide.  Remote Access does things that you have never seen before.  Remote Access is how Fusion controllers talk to each other through 802.15.4 wireless communications. 

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NCD Component Library Quick Start Guide

Introduction The NCD Component Library makes it easy to integrate ProXR controllers into Microsoft Visual Studio.  The NCD Component Library is a complete command set that eliminates most of the detailed programming, allowing you to take control of ProXR controllers using high-level functions. With the NCD Component Library, you will receive over 40 samples from A/D Conversion to Duration and Pulse Timing and best of all, it’s FREE!!  We want the user to be able to experiment with all the different samples available, so as of right now the samples cannot be downloaded individually. Quick Summary of NCD Component Library

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Fusion Digital I/O Quick Start Guide

Port DirectionPort 1 CommandsPort 2 CommandsEEPROM MemoryEEPROM Memory LocationsFusion Series controllers support up to two ports of 8-bit digital input/output, allowing users to read and control 5V digital signals using only a few simple commands.  When used for digital input applications, Fusion controllers are capable of reading inputs such as switches, magnet sensors, and other contact closure devices.  Digital output makes it easy to control LEDs and some logic circuits at very high speed. Port Direction The first step in using the Digital I/O features of Fusion series controllers is a complete understanding of port direction.  Each 8-bit port may

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Fusion Override Controller Quick Start Guide

Fusion Override Control Fusion series controllers have three possible ways to control relays.  ProXR Advanced allows a computer to control relays.  Reactor focuses on Sensor controlled relays.  Taralist controls relays based on a time schedule.  Since there are three distinctly different relay control technologies working together, it is essential to utilize a priority system for managing who has control of what relay. By default, the relay priority system is structured in this way: Taralist (time scheduled relays) have the lowest priority. Reactor (sensor controlled relays) have middle priority. ProXR (computer controlled relays) have highest priority. The theory being, a time

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Digital Potentiometer Quick Start Guide

Introduction NCD Digital Potentiometer devices allow software control of up to 256 channels of 8-bit digital potentiometers.  NCD manufactures many digital potentiometer devices with a wide range of communication options.  Regardless of device, the command set is generally the same.   This guide is therefore relevant to many product lines, including devices offered exclusively with a USB/RS-232 interface and digital potentiometer outputs, ProXR/UXP expansion devices, and Fusion/UXP expansion devices.  Please note that all Fusion controllers require commands to be wrapped with a header and checksum (please see API Quick Start Guide), which is optional for ProXR series. Base Station Software

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Fusion ProXR Advanced Quick Start Guide

Introduction Introducing the Fusion ProXR Advanced relay control command set.  The ProXR Advanced command set is what allows users to develop software to control relays for Fusion series controllers.  Based on the ProXR Enhanced command set, the ProXR Advanced command set has new commands and new command options that greatly extend your ability to control more relays with fewer commands. Out with the Old We thinned down the command set so it would not contain as many redundant commands as the ProXR and ProXR Enhanced devices.  This saved space in the CPU that was better reserved for new features.  The

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Fusion Ultrasonic Quick Start Guide

Introduction Select Fusion series controllers are capable of interfacing to 1, 2, 4, or 8 Ultrasonic distance sensors for measuring distance between an object and a ultrasonic sensor.  When a distance value is requested, the Ultrasonic transducer sends a sound pulse and measures the time it takes to receive the echo.  The usable range for distance measurement is about 6 feet (around 2 meters).  The actual distance measurement may be slightly higher or lower depending on the type of object reflecting the sound waves.  The accuracy of measurement is typically within 0.250” of actual distance. Sound waves are easily reflected

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Mechanical Relay Types

General Purpose SPDT Relays The SPDT relays we use in our devices are designed for an exceptionally long life, with over 10,000,000 operational cycles when used within electrical specifications.  We use Panasonic NAIS for our 5-Amp controllers and Omron for our 10-Amp controllers.  We have a 20-year track-record with these relays, and we are confident they can be used in most switching applications with excellent reliability.  General Purpose relays are not ideally suited for low-power switching applications, so please be sure to choose a signal relay when working with low power signals, such as audio, video, or telecommunications. Relay: 5A

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Fusion Reactor Quick Start Guide

Introduction The Fusion® Series is our fourth generation relay controller offering the ultimate relay control solution . . . without exception. Reactor enables a Fusion Series relay controller to control relays based on sensor inputs.  Reactor has the ability to read sensors connected directly to a Fusion controller or to wireless remote Fusion controllers linked using our Remote Access wireless communication technology.  This allows Fusion controllers to share sensors with each other in a wireless group.  Reactor allows you to mix local and wireless remote sensors together in any combination. Reactor is capable of monitoring up to 16 different sensors,

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