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Light Control

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Menu location Rocview → Tables → Light Control
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Introduction

The Light Control has been introduced for managing lights on the layout.

  • Buildings
  • Street lights
  • Events
  • and so on…

The Rocrail Server model time is used for calculating the light actions.


Setup


ID

Unique ID of this Light Control entry.

Output

The selected output, switch or Accessory Group ID.
Multiple entries for the same ID are valid as long as they do not overlap in time with each other.

Description

Free text to describe the light usage.

From

Time when to activate this light.
Format: HH:mm

To

Time when to deactivate this light.
Format: HH:mm

Action

The wanted light action:

  • Continuous
  • Random
  • Blink
  • Fade-in
  • Fade-out

Parameter

The parameters for the actions:

Action Parameter 1 Parameter 2 Remark
Continuous - - No parameters used
Random On time Off time Randomised time in seconds
Blink On time Off time Time in seconds
Fade-in Steps per second Max. brightness Max. 255 (For color/light outputs only.)
Fade-out Steps per second Start brightness Max. 255 (For color/light outputs only.)

Enable

Enable the selected light control record.

Deactivate

Deactivated after the "to time" has been reached.
This option should be disabled to fade-in a light and keep it active after the "to time" has been reached, and fade-out with another record for the same light.

RGB

Color support for Outputs.

Week days

If a light is not scheduled for the actual week day, it will not be touched; If its on, it stays on, and if its off, it stays off.

Example

This example lightcontrol_test3.zip was made with Rocrail Version 2.1.258 and demonstrates continuous, blinking and random light control.


lightctrl-en.txt · Last modified: 2019/12/07 15:27 by rjversluis