Author: Ryan

WiFi Push Notification Quick Start Guide

Introduction What is the Push Notification Series? The push notification series was designed for customers requiring contact closure input monitoring via push notification rather than a query based method. This means your application is free to process other tasks while listening for input status change. This opens the door to many new and exciting applications such as email/text message notification, data logging, security monitoring, and much more. These controllers can be configured to send information to a specific server via internet connection when their input status changes, or alternatively they can broadcast their input status change across all devices a

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How to Use the A/D Meter Widget with N-Button

Use N-Button software to create A/D Meters as well as relays. Here will show you how to use N-Button Lite software to create A/D Meter widget for NCD Analog to Digital Conversion controllers. 1. Connect a NCD A/D Analog to Digital board to your computer with USB or Ethernet interface. 2. Download, install, and launch N-Button Lite software, N-Button Lite Manager will be shown on your screen. 3. Click  Device Manager – New to add a device. Input the name for the device: A/D Board Select Manufacturer: National Control Devices Select Device Type: AD1216 Select connection interface of the device Click OK on Device Setting

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Conditional Relay Control with N-Button

N-Button software allows you to create buttons and widgets to control NCD relay boards.  You can simply turn relays on or off with control buttons , or configure conditional rules to control relays. Here we will show you an example to set up conditional rules to control relays. We will use the push button of Push Notification board to control a relay board. Both of the Push Notification and relay board are from National Control Devices. Example Tasks: When Button 1 is pressed, Relay 1 will turn on for 5 seconds When Button 2 is pressed, Relay 2 will turn on

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AnyI2C I2C Communications Quick Start Guide

AnyI2C is a open-source software application used to communicate to NCD I2C devices for the purposes of learning and testing basic functionality.  AnyI2C works in combination a low-cost USB to I2C converter that we designed, which focuses on compatibility with just about any I2C chip ever created.  AnyI2C is frequently used to test just about every device in the NCD IoT Devices category prior to shipment to our customer. Software: AnyI2C runs on a Windows based computer, download from our GitHub repository. Hardware: A USB to I2C Converter is available for all I2C Devices here. AnyI2C Software Usage: The screenshot above

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Current Monitoring Controllers Command Reference Guide

NCD.io current monitoring controllers provide an easy cross-platform solution for communicating current monitoring data for a wide variety of energy management solutions. We developed a custom CPU that handles the di cult task of current measurement, all you have to do is communicate a simple set of I2C commands to ask the controller the amperage draw across each channel. This guide was developed to help you understand the I2C commands implemented by our extensive line of current monitoring devices. Getting Started: Before getting started, we wanted to share a few important points about this series of controllers. We post our Sample

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IFTTT Controllers Quick Start Guide

These guides will help you to make the most of your NCD Relay controller with Particle interface module.  There are many ways to use this product so we will have several guides and tutorials to help you along.  It should be noted that the Particle module in these controllers is not manufactured by NCD but by Particle you may visit their website here: www.particle.io  To navigate these guides simply select a guide from the Menu on the left.  Contextual links for each guide will appear below that menu.  Enjoy.

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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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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 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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Taralist Time Activated Relay Quick Start Guide

Taralist Time Activated Relay Controllers Introduction Taralist time activated relay controllers offer a low-cost solution for controlling relays based on a time schedule that is loaded into the relay controller from a PC.  Taralist series controllers use our Base Station software to manage all time scheduling operations.  Taralist controllers allow you to build an event list, which is processed every second, as it looks for time schedule match.  Each event has a priority, so events at the bottom of the list are executed last, and therefore have the highest priority over events in the top of the list.  Taralist controllers are

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