All you need to know about the TwinCAT 3 lightning solution


-By Industrial India Content Team

TwinCAT 3 lighting solution makes maintenance smooth as it can be configured via excel files. All typical lighting controls are integrated into the system, and the number of DALI lines is unlimited. Fast functional changes, address changes, system expansions or cross-DALI line groupings can be done without operational interruptions.

Accumulating TwinCAT 3 lightning solution (TF8050) Beckhoff extends its product range from automation of commercial and public buildings with DALI 2 lighting control system.  It suits any lighting situation in large office buildings and production halls. TwinCAT 3 lighting solution is completely web and HTML based and can be operated via panels and mobile end devices such as tablets, for instance.

The wide range of applications includes motion and presence dependent lightning control, daylight-dependent control, management of lighting scenarios and control of dynamic light sequences based on the natural course of daylight for Human Centric Lighting (HCL) concepts. In addition, monitoring of energy and status data can be used for voluntary location-independent data analysis. TwinCAT 3 lighting solution supports the implementation of HCL in particular through the integrated colour temperature setting function, freely adjustable colour temperature and dimming function curves, lighting control optionally via start/stop time or sunrise/sunset as well as full compliance with the DALI DT8 standard.

The lighting solution is made easier to use through modular and conveniently scalable hardware options. As a fully configured plug-and-play version, the solution includes either a 7-inch multi-touch CP6606 or CP6706 Panel PC or a CX51x0 or CX9020 Embedded PC. In addition, the I/O level with Bus Couplers and Bus Terminals can be effortlessly adapted as per individual application requirements.

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