Terms and definitions concerning DALI, the Digital Adressable Lighting Interface – briefly explained.
Mathematical method to be used for calculations
control input or/and output for linear signals having i.e. voltage or current values
Higher level bus system for BMS
Building Management System
Messages are sent to every member of the system
Initial settings are given to units as disconnected from system
Initial settings are given to units being connected from system
Cable or wire for control signals
Digital Addressable Lighting Interface.
DALI control device
Control unit to control and operate the ballasts or transformers within a DALI configuration.
transfer of digital data
Data transfer rate
The speed of transferred data normally bits per second
control input or/and output for digital signals
Electronic control gear for discharge lamps
Emergency light fitting
luminars, that have to work also, when mains voltage is being switched off
specified working status for units in case of emergency situations
time for the light level to change from initial level to end level
returned data to control units, used for corrective operations
unit, which selectively passes and transforms data between different systems
Defined combination of single addressed ballasts/transformers.
common address for a specified group
Address resp. definition of the group definition.
Heat, Ventilation and Air Conditioning
international standard for the requirements of electronic ballast performance
Infrared controlled lighting feature in the application.
Radio controlled lighting feature in the application.
Defined lightlevel for one or more units