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ESI Programming Keypad and Remote Control Layout
Viewed 5058 times since Thu, Apr 28, 2016
24-Channel Keypad LayoutIntroduction: ESI’s programming keypads and remotes have a somewhat confusing layout. This article will help you better understand the way that the channels are accessed during programming or operation.   Requirements: ... Read More
Replacing an ESI AC Motor Control Board
Viewed 1616 times since Fri, May 6, 2016
Introduction: All electronics have a limited lifespan, so at some point you will need to replace them. There is good news - ESI’s newest motor controllers still fully support their RP family of input devices. This includes existing keypads,... Read More
ESI RP Programming Example – Changing the Main Address
Viewed 1275 times since Thu, Apr 28, 2016
Introduction: ESI’s motor controllers and RQ-embedded motors fully support their RP family of input devices. This includes keypads, remote controls, sun/wind inputs, contact-closure switch interfaces, RS-232 via the R2D7, and more. To program... Read More
Resetting a Somfy 24VDC RTS Motor and Setting Limits in Program Mode
Viewed 1226 times since Fri, May 6, 2016
Introduction: There are times when you will need to restore a 24VDC RTS motor to its factory defaults, such as when the motor’s remote control has been lost and needs to be replaced. This article will walk you through resetting the motor to a... Read More
ESI RP Programming Example – Setting Group Channels
Viewed 1142 times since Thu, Apr 28, 2016
Introduction: ESI’s motor controllers and RQ-embedded motors fully support their RP family of input devices. This includes keypads, remote controls, sun/wind inputs, contact-closure switch interfaces, RS-232 via the R2D7, and more. To program... Read More
Initiating ESI RP Programming with a Keypad or Remote
Viewed 916 times since Thu, Apr 28, 2016
Introduction: ESI’s motor controllers and RQ-embedded motors fully support their RP family of input devices. This includes keypads, remote controls, sun/wind inputs, contact-closure switch interfaces, RS-232 via the R2D7, and more. To program... Read More
Replacing Draper Intelliflex Gen2 Products with ESI
Viewed 736 times since Fri, May 6, 2016
Introduction: Draper’s newer Intelliflex Gen3 products are not compatible with their Gen2 series. This can cause problems if you need to make changes to an existing system. All is not lost, though – ESI’s RP and RQ devices are directly... Read More
Resetting a Somfy 110VAC RTS Motor and Setting Limits in Program Mode
Viewed 595 times since Fri, May 6, 2016
Introduction: There are times when you will need to restore a 110VAC RTS motor to its factory defaults, such as when the motor’s remote control has been lost and needs to be replaced. This article will walk you through resetting the motor to a... Read More
ESI RP Programming Example – Calibrating Motor Controllers
Viewed 594 times since Thu, Apr 28, 2016
Introduction: ESI’s motor controllers and RQ-embedded motors fully support their RP family of input devices. This includes keypads, remote controls, sun/wind inputs, contact-closure switch interfaces, RS-232 via the R2D7, and more. To program... Read More
Adjusting Limits on a Somfy RTS Motor
Viewed 561 times since Fri, May 6, 2016
Introduction: There may be occasions where you will need to adjust the upper and lower limits of a Somfy RTS motor. Most often, this is when you are first installing the treatment or when you’ve temporarily removed it from its location for... Read More
Adding Somfy RTS Treatments to a Z-Wave Network
Viewed 419 times since Mon, Apr 24, 2017
Introduction: Z-Wave is one of the most popular solutions for home automation. Likewise, RTS (Radio Technology Somfy) is Somfy’s most popular control option for their motorization products. There’s a simple-to-use Z-Wave to RTS Interface ... Read More
Z-Wave Shades – Zipato Micromodule Motor Controller with SmartThings
Viewed 102 times since Wed, Jul 12, 2017
Introduction: Looking to control some shades with Z-Wave? Worthington Distribution has a solution using a Somfy standard, 4-wire, AC motor with Zipato’s Micromodule Motor Controller. This article will walk you through the shade installation as... Read More
Z-Wave Shades – Zipato Micromodule Motor Controller with Zipato
Viewed 102 times since Wed, Jul 12, 2017
Introduction: Looking to control some shades with Z-Wave? Worthington Distribution has a solution using a Somfy standard, 4-wire, AC motor with Zipato’s Micromodule Motor Controller. This article will walk you through the shade installation as... Read More
Z-Wave Shades – Zipato Micromodule Motor Controller with Fibaro
Viewed 98 times since Wed, Jul 12, 2017
Introduction: Looking to control some shades with Z-Wave? Worthington Distribution has a solution using a Somfy standard, 4-wire, AC motor with Zipato’s Micromodule Motor Controller. This article will walk you through the shade installation as... Read More
Z-Wave Shades – Zipato Micromodule Motor Controller with Wink
Viewed 98 times since Wed, Jul 12, 2017
Introduction: Looking to control some shades with Z-Wave? Worthington Distribution has a solution using a Somfy standard, 4-wire, AC motor with Zipato’s Micromodule Motor Controller. This article will walk you through the shade installation as... Read More
Z-Wave Shades – Zipato Micromodule Motor Controller with Vera Controls
Viewed 96 times since Wed, Jul 12, 2017
Introduction: Looking to control some shades with Z-Wave? Worthington Distribution has a solution using a Somfy standard, 4-wire, AC motor with Zipato’s Micromodule Motor Controller. This article will walk you through the shade installation as... Read More
ESI RP Programming Example - Setting Intermediate Positions on the First Group Channel
Viewed 91 times since Tue, Jun 20, 2017
Introduction: There are times when your customer may want to have intermediate positions for their treatments. Typically, this is when an ESI controller is used on a blind or a Hunter-Douglas Silhouette-style shade. In these cases, the intermediate... Read More
ESI QSIB Hookup and Programming
Viewed 79 times since Thu, Jun 22, 2017
IntroductionThe QSIB is an RQ programmable dry contact switch interface in a surface mount box. The QSIB converts dry contact inputs into RQ Bus commands. Up to four dry contact devices (open, close, or sequential) can be connected to the QSIB. CAT5... Read More