Skip to content. | Skip to navigation

Personal tools

The Global
Information Hub for
Lighting Technologies
and Design

Sections
Home > Products & Services > Code Mercenaries Offers a New Approach to Configure IEC62386 Buses with BusMaster
SSL | Smart Lighting + IoT | Components | Controls | Mar 16, 2020

Code Mercenaries Offers a New Approach to Configure IEC62386 Buses with BusMaster

IEC62386 is a well-established option for lighting control in SmartHome and SmartBuilding applications. Costs for IEC62386 components have dropped in recent years and the selection of components has grown significantly. Though the configuration of the bus remains a challenge for the installers. The cabling is quite different from classic cabling since the bus has to run parallel to the power line. But the major problem is the usually very complicated deployment software for setting up the configuration of the bus components.

Currently available products for the bus configuration either require too much detailed knowledge of the bus protocol or are limited in the configuration options. Some are specialized for the parts of certain manufacturers, which reduces their usability for installations with parts from multiple companies.

BusMaster by Code Mercenaries changes the user paradigm. The complexity of the IEC62386 protocol is hidden as much as possible and typical configuration steps have much simplified handling while retaining the full flexibility of detailed configuration options.

One of the typical stumbling blocks in IEC62386 deployment is readdressing of luminaries. BusMaster displays all addressed devices in a 8 x 8 matrix and allows simple drag&drop to move a device to a new address or make it switch addresses with another device. Clicking a device in the matrix locates this device by dimming it to 100%. Multiple devices can be selected in the matrix to simultaneously change their settings. Settings can by stored and copied to other devices too. This significantly speeds up the configuration.

Group assignment of the devices is also very comfortable with BusMaster. A dialog shows all devices and groups in a matrix and allows assignment by just clicking. This makes the group memberships of devices visible as pattern.

BusMaster requires a LED-Warrior14U-DR by Code Mercenaries and a computer running Windows 7 or newer. The license for BusMaster is included with the purchase of LED-Warrior14U-DR.

Customers who already own a LED-Warrior14U-DR can download the BusMaster here:  www.codemercs.com/downloads/ledwarrior/BusMaster.zip

About Code Mercenaries:

Code Mercenaries is a supplier for the industrial input devices and peripheral manufacturers since 1998. In 2008 Code Mercenaries started to develop and manufacture products for LED lighting applications. Our design philosophy for LED lighting drivers is to deliver maximum efficiency and maximum life cycle to enable the potential of modern LED technology. - www.codemercs.com

FEATURED

When Very High Light Output and Efficiency are Required for Demanding Applications, New LUXEON 7070 Checks All the Boxes

When Very High Light Output and Efficiency are Required for Demanding Applications, New LUXEON 7070 Checks All the Boxes More lumens, higher efficacy, and lower system costs are the driving forces behind new designs for a broad range of indoor and outdoor high light output applications. Lumileds new LUXEON 7070, introduced today, is designed to outperform similar lead-frame and ceramic high-power solutions with ... Read more »

FEATURED

NEW Extreme High Power LEDs Deliver Best Optical Performance

NEW Extreme High Power LEDs Deliver Best Optical Performance New XLamp® XHP70.3 LEDs deliver the best lumen density, reliability and optical control available in a 7x7 mm footprint.   Read more »

FEATURED

Edison Opto UVA + W & UVC Series Customize Design Solution

Edison Opto UVA + W & UVC Series Customize Design Solution Edison Opto offers customized UVA + White and UVC solutions for continuous disinfection to reduce bacteria and airborne viruses. In the wake of the global outbreak of COVID-19, the people’s need for anti-epidemic, sterilization, and anti-virus products has escalated, ranging from portable ... Read more »

EDITORIAL

deLIGHTed Talks: Good Light – Good Life in Wintertime, November 3, 2021

deLIGHTed Talks: Good Light – Good Life in Wintertime,  November 3, 2021 The Good Light Group, together with the Society for Light Treatment and Biological Rhythms (SLTBR), the Daylight Academy (DLA), the International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD), and Luger Research (LR), are organizing and presenting the “Good Light – Good Life” lectures. The webinar ... Read more »

page_peel