Tag: Quick Start Guide

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 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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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 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 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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Cayenne IoT Cloud Quick Start Guide

Cayenne is one of the easiest and power IoT platform for developing beautiful UI for IoT solution. Cayenne builds drag and drop UI for IoT, so with drag & drop UI and CE plug and play hardware you can build IoT solution within few minutes. Cayenne supports master devices like Raspberry Pi, Arduino, LoRa and much more. There are few ways you can integrate CE and Cayenne together  Using Raspberry Pi Raspberry Pi is the most popular computer among engineers, it’s small in size and powerful. So if you are looking into building a solution with Raspberry Pi and Cayenne

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E3C DropNet Quick Start Guide

Introduction E3C DropNet Introduction The E3C DropNet protocol makes it easy to daisy chain up to 256 devices together sharing a common 3-wire bus. Implementation of the E3C DropNet Protocol requires the appropriate hardware as well as devices with the appropriate firmware. Firmware Requirements: The E3C DropNet system is compatible with all NCD ProXR Enhanced devices that support E3C. This includes ProXR Enhanced and ProXR Lite Enhanced. E3C DropNet is theoretically compatible with Fusion controllers, but has not been tested. If you are retrofitting an older device to use E3C DropNet, it will be necessary to follow the E3C Quick

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Deprecated Technologies

Like all technologies, some become deprecated over time as newer, better replacements emerge.  This page will allow you to download resources for older deprecated technologies, explain why they were deprecated, and suggest modern equivalents that may be suitable for your application.  Note that some deprecated technologies are NOT out of production.  Please see Deprecated Content at the bottom of the list.  The Deprecated Content category will contain content for active products that will likely remain in production indefinitely due to their popularity.  Though the original designs will not be improved, the original content will remain available in downloadable PDF files.  All future products

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Blynk IoT Cloud & App Quick Start Guide

Blynk Control of NCD Devices Introduction In this article we will introduce you to controlling real world devices using the Blynk system. Blynk is a really cool and easy way to interface to IoT devices of all sorts.  It provides an app you can install right on your Android or iOS device and start interacting with your IoT project.  ControlEverything provides a wide array of devices for your control, monitoring, or automation projects.  Everything from relays, to current monitoring, to environmental sensing, etc.  With the wide range of off the shelf products from ControlEverything you will find it difficult to think

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