The 2 Input / 2 Output e-Controller® unit is a device that transmits the state of its digital inputs to remote devices in order to control remote output states. Since data transmission takes place over the installation mains wiring, no additional wiring is required to connect the units, thus avoiding the associated costs. Furthermore, this allows fitting the device in already existing buildings.
The e-Controller 2E/2S device includes 2 digital, phase switching type inputs, and 2 relay type, 5 Amp phase switching outputs to which either small loads or a contactor to switch higher consumption loads may be connected.
e-Controller is an ideal device for any facility requiring minimal installation costs. It is also suited for buildings where no new wiring may be installed.
Based on the EN 14908 LonWorks® communication standard, the e-Controller® product series takes advantage of the mains wiring as a means to transmit data, thus allowing the fitter to conveniently locate equipment throughout the installation without the need to plan ahead for wiring between the lights, blind motors, etc. to be controlled and the control modules.
LonWorks® PowerLine technology provides robust and reliable communication in compliance with CENELEC, Band C standards (residential and commercial applications).
System installation does not require additional wiring, dramatically reducing installation time and cost and providing an optimal solution for building refurbishment or rehabilitation. No computer or special software is necessary to configure the unit, rendering this solution even more versatile and easy to install.
Based on the ISO/IEC (LonWorks®) communication standard, this device may be integrated into any LonMark® system in the market.
Device commissioning may be performed in either of two ways:
1) Self installation: The device includes an advanced self installation algorithm that provides for device commissioning with no computer or special software required. Through a pushbutton located on its front, the unit may be installed and allocated to a keypad, a presence or luminosity sensor or to any other device present in the network that may remotely control the unit.
2) Installation with LNS compatible tools: The device includes an XIF file documented network interface that allows integration into any LonWorks facility. The device is LonMark compatible and includes the standard functional profiles as prescribed by the standards; they allow seamless integration of the device into any LonWorks network where equipment by other manufacturers may be present.