Author: Jacob Youngblood

WiNet Gateway Quick Start Guide

Introduction Anyone Can Use It If you have ever used a web browser to surf the internet or check your Facebook, you will be able to use the WiNet.  The WiNet Gateway is a stand-alone web server that allows you to control wireless relays using the web pages inside the WiNet Gateway.  The WiNet allows you to control up to 16 wireless relay boards each capable of controlling 512 relays simply from a tab in your browser or smartphone.  Combined with our link.signalswitch.com service, which gives you global internet-based access to our network device, this gives you internet based access

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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 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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Contact Closure Input Quick Start Guide

Introduction NCD Devices with Contact Closure Input monitoring capabilities will use this command set to read no less than 8 contact closure inputs with a single query.  This includes the ZSCAN series controllers and any NCD Devices equipped with a UXP Expansion Port (Fusion and ProXR UXP) and a USCS16, USCS32, or USCS48 contact closure input expansion board. This SCAN Series command set allows the user to read anywhere from 1 to 32 banks of 8 inputs in a single query.  A single bank contains 8 inputs.  Reading 32 banks will report the status of 256 inputs. This command has

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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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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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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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Pulsar AC Light Dimmers Quick Start Guide

Introduction Introducing the Pulsar Series Lighting controllers.  The Pulsar Series controllers are designed to offer an industrial grade light dimming solution with a heavy emphasis of connectivity to computers using a wide array of interface technologies.  Whether you need to control lights locally or from the other side of the planet, we have a solution available that offers flicker-free operation in an industrial design built to last many years. The Pulsar Series controllers have many features that make them extremely easy to use.  They are designed for hardwired installation and are designed to operate every hour of every day. The

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Scratchpad Memory Quick Start Guide

Store and Retrieve Non-Volatile Memory Introduction Scratchpad Memory allows you to store and retrieve up to 8 bytes of data in a non-volatile EEPROM memory within the NCD device.  Scratchpad Memory may be used for anything.  The memory contents have no effect of the controller.  You can use scratchpad memory to store important variables or use this memory to test for the existence of a particular controller. NCD Base Station Software Use NCD Base Station Software to store and retrieve non-volatile EEPROM memory within your device. After connecting your device to the computer, run Base Station software.  Choose the COM or IP

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