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Output ports
Number of switched channels18
Peak load16A
Supply voltage11.5...27.5 V DC
Dimentions9U, 162x86x60 mm


This module is designed for high power AC/DC circuits commutation. Applicable for light, power sockets, for control of fan coil units, locks, blinds/gates.


  • Control of a wide range of devices:
    • Lights
    • NC/NO heating valves
    • Blinds
    • 1 or 2-pole gates
    • 1 or 2-pole valves
    • NC/NO locks
    • Fan coil units
  • Relays with AgSnO2 contacts rated for 16A continuous load and 120A 20ms inrush current
  • Low noise relay switching
  • Built-in logical unit
  • Plug and play feature
  • Regular software updates

CAUTION! All work related to the installation, connection, setting up, service and support must be carried out by qualified personnel with sufficient skills and experience in working with electrical equipment. To avoid the risk of fire, electric shock, damage to the system and/or personal injury, the system installation and assembly must be performed in accordance with the instructions listed below:

  • all connectivity work must be carried out with the power turned OFF;
  • use appropriate tools and personal protection against electric shock;
  • do not use damaged cables, wires and connectors;
  • avoid folding the cables and wires;
  • do not apply excessive force to the wires by kinking or pressing them too hard: the inner conductors of the cables and wires may get stripped or damaged;
  • do not use the power socket with poor contacts to connect;
  • do not exceed the load limit parameters specified in the manual;
  • the supply conductors wire section is subject to the specifications for current density limit, insulation type and wire material. Light section can result in cable overheating and fire.

When the power is on, NEVER:

  • connect/disconnect the connectors;
  • open modules and sensors.


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Example of connection

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Module dimensions

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Module parameters

Parameter name Value
Input channels qty
Input/output channels qty
0-10 input port quantity
LED Buttons
Number of sensor inputs
Number of dry contact inputs
RS485 ports qty
RS232 ports qty
UART ports qty
M-BUS port quantity
Pulse inputs quantity
DALI ports qty
DALI-line voltage supply
Peak current of DALI-line power supply
Peak current in DALI-line
Maximum DALI devices quantity
Dimming channels qty
Output channels qty 18
0-10 output port quantity
Analog output channels qty
Digital line maximum length
Discrete input channels qty
Digital input channels qty
Max power output audio channel
IR lighting
Card reader
Connection type
Backlight voltage
Load type
Dimmer load type
Supported sensors
Input voltage 0-250V
Current type AC/DC
Adjustment type
Max load
Min load
Max load per channel 16A
Max load per group
Max load per device
Control parameters
Angle of vision IR °
Angle of motion °
Temperature measuring range °C
Humidity measuring range
Dimmer type
Dimming type
Voltage that may be applied to the input channels 0-250V
Max output switching voltage
Max output switching current
Power supply 18 … 27.5 V DC from CAN
Max current(24V) 315 mA
Max current(13V)
Max detection distance
Max IR distance
Max BT distance
Max current
Data transfer speed
Permissible section of power supply cable to connect in socket:
single-conductor cable
multiple-conductor cable
tipped multiple-conductor cable

0.5 … 4mm2
0.5 … 4mm2
0.5 … 2.5mm2
Sensors VCC output
Sensors max VCC current
R1-R2 inputs max current
Push-button/reed switches line recommended length
Temperature sensor line max length
Sensor cable length
Sensors line max length
Bus type CAN (4-wire)
Compatible with
Output voltage
Output current
Equipment installation type DIN rail (EN 60715)
Max cabel lenght
Case material ABS
Protection IP40
Temperature range -10 … +50 °C
Size 9U, 162x86x60 mm
Weight 475 g
* -
** -
*** -
1 -
2 -
3 -

Connectivity recommendations

In order to protect the actuator and loads connected to it, installing a circuit breaker is recommended. The nominal value of the circuit breaker should be calculated based on the maximum total load of connected devices and at the same time should not significantly exceed the maximum permissible characteristics of the actuator. Depending on the requirements, you can use one circuit breaker for one actuator (it is recommended) or one circuit breaker per each group of connected loads, or, if necessary, a separate circuit breaker can be installed for each load.

Connection of actuators

Caution: Before applying power to the module, you must properly configure the outputs in the application. The contacts configured incorrectly can lead to simultaneous power supply to both channels, resulting in the module failure and/or failure of the equipment connected to it, and even a fire. If free (unused) channels remain in a given group after a curtain/jalousie/shutter actuator with low-voltage control or gate actuator has been connected to it, these channels need to be left unused. (Do not connect other devices to them!)

Connection of the lights/electric contactor/heating thermal actuator

Sample HW for this configuration


Connection of high load device

Contactor Recomended contactors:
  • ABB ESB series
  • Schneider Acti 9 iCT series
  • Hager ESC series.

Connection of curtain/jalousie/shutter actuator with 220V force control

Sample HW for this configuration


Connection of curtain/jalousie/shutter actuator with low-voltage control

Sample HW for this configuration


Connection of single-pole gate actuator

Sample HW for this configuration


Connection of double-pole gate actuator

Sample HW for this configuration


Connection of single-pole water/gas supply valve

Sample HW for this configuration


Connection of double-pole water/gas supply valve

Sample HW for this configuration


Connection of fancoil control unit

Sample HW for this configuration


Indication of module operation


Indicator Status Description
Yl.png Device in bootloader
B.pngB.png Downloading firmware
R.pngR.png Flashing firmware


Indicator Status Description
G.pngG.pngG.pngDots.png Network configuration
B.pngB.pngB.pngDots.png Identification
Gl.png Operational mode
Yl.png Operational mode

R.png Lost connection to server
R.pngR.png Overheat
R.pngR.pngR.png Overload
R.pngR.pngR.pngR.png No AC power
R.pngR.pngR.pngR.pngR.png RTC error

Y.png CAN activity
Bg.png OW activity
M.png RS-485 activity
B.png Ethernet activity

Module installation and connection procedure

  • Install the module in the switchboard on the DIN rail and fix it with the special latch on the module base.
  • Connect the CAN connector.
  • Connect the channels (1-18).
  • Configure the module using LT setup.
  • Apply power to the load.
  • Check all equipment for proper operation.

Module shut-off and deinstallation procedure

  • Disconnect the power from the load.
  • Disconnect the channels (1-18).
  • Disconnect the CAN connector.
  • Remove the module from the DIN rail, releasing the latch at the bottom of the module base.

HW settings

Name Type, range SUBID Default Description
runtime integer 0-100 1-18 15 runtime is the open/close time in seconds, is used for jalousie, gate, valve(2 pole); Example: runtime=15
runtimeopen integer 0-60000 Blinds subId Runtimeopen is the open time in milliseconds, is used for blinds; Example: runtimeopen=15000
runtimeclose integer 0-60000 Blinds subId Runtimeclose is the close time in milliseconds, is used for blinds; Example: runtimeclose=15000
hold integer 0-10000 1-18 500 hold is the bridging time in miliseconds, is used for gate and jalousie (by default hold is the same as runtime), lock; Example: hold=3500
def string 'ON' 1-18 'OFF' def is the element status is set after restart, is used for lamp, heating, valve(1 pole); Example: def='ON'
stop Char ‘R’ 1-17 (for 2-pole gate and blinds) If it is declared then by Stop command during the motion, the same impulse appears as it was at the beginning of the motion. Pole, an which the stop-impules is formed, is defined by the parameter Stop value. If it is ‘r’ or ‘R’ then stop-impulse is produced on the opposite to the start-impulse pole. If any other value is delcared (e.g., ‘d’ ) then the stop-impulse is on the same pole. If a Runtime passed after the beginning of the motion then the stop-impulse is not formed. Example: stop=’r’
out char[18] 98 'LLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL' Each char is responsible for the type of a particular channel
  • 'L'-Lamp;
  • 'M'-Lamp Inverse;
  • 'J'-Heating NO, valve-heating, normally open;
  • 'H'-Heating NC, valve-heating, normally closed;
  • 'B'-Blinds (2 pole), jalousie/curtains;
  • 'C'-Blinds Inverse (2 pole), jalousie/curtains, invert open-close;
  • 'G'-Gate (2 pole), 2 pole gate;
  • 'D'-Gate (2 pole) Inverse, 2 pole gate, invert open-close;
  • 'X'-Gate (1 pole /short press), 1 pole gate;
  • 'Z'-Gate (1 pole) Inverse, 1 pole gate, invert open-close;
  • 'V'-Valve (2 pole), 2 pole valve;
  • 'W'-Valve (2 pole) Inverse, 2 pole valve, invert open-close;
  • 'R'-Valve (1 pole), 1 pole valve,;
  • 'S'-Valve (1 pole) Inverse, 1 pole valve, invert open-close;
  • 'K'-Lock (short press);
  • 'N'-Lock (short press) Inverse;
  • 'P'-Blinds (2 pole);
  • 'O'-Blinds Inverse (2 pole), invert open-close;
  • 'F'-FanCoil. Group1 (Lamp Toggle). For fancoil speed control;
  • 'E'-FanCoil. Group2 (Lamp Toggle). For fancoil speed control;
  • 'Q'-FanCoil. Group3 (Lamp Toggle). For fancoil speed control;
  • 'U'-FanCoil. Group4 (Lamp Toggle). For fancoil speed control;
  • 'I'-FanCoil. Group5 (Lamp Toggle). For fancoil speed control;
  • '-'-none, nothing is connected.

Example: out='BGLKMVXGBGB'

 1<item addr="300:1" cfgid="162" hw="runtime=60" name="Jalousie" sub-type="120" type="jalousie" uniq_id="117"/>
 2<item addr="300:3" auto-period="600" cfgid="162" hw="def='ON'" name="Lamp" type="lamp" uniq_id="110"/>
 3<item addr="300:4" cfgid="162" hw="runtime=30" name="Gate" sub-type="120" type="gate" uniq_id="118"/>
 4<item addr="300:6" auto-period="600" cfgid="162" hw="hold=5000" name="Lamp" type="lamp" uniq_id="113"/>
 5<item addr="300:7" cfgid="162" hw="def='ON'" name="Radiator" type="valve-heating" uniq_id="119">
 6    <automation name="Eco" temperature-level="16" uniq_id="120"/>
 7    <automation name="Comfort" temperature-level="22" uniq_id="121"/>
 8    <automation name="Hot" temperature-level="25" uniq_id="122"/>
10<item addr="300:8" cfgid="162" hw="def='ON'" name="Radiator" type="valve-heating" uniq_id="123">
11    <automation name="Eco" temperature-level="16" uniq_id="124"/>
12    <automation name="Comfort" temperature-level="22" uniq_id="125"/>
13    <automation name="Hot" temperature-level="25" uniq_id="126"/>
15<item addr="300:10" cfgid="162" hw="hold=2000" name="Gate" sub-type="120" type="gate" uniq_id="127"/>
16<item addr="300:98" cfgid="162" hw="out='BLGKHJ-X--------'" name="Temperature" system="yes" type="temperature-sensor" uniq_id="107"/>