Lighting Control Systems


Man's connection to nature

Biophilic Design – What the heck is it?

“Biophilic Design” – Just another buzzword or phrase joining terms such as “circadian rhythm”, “holistic design”, “purified air”, “acoustical comfort”, and more? If you’d come across the word “biophilia” a few years ago, you may well have considered it dodgy!…

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RAPIX EM 235x235 - Communicating with BACnet

Communicating with BACnet

“Lighting control system must be able to communicate with BMS” How many times do we see the above (or similar) in a specification? A one liner asking for one system to talk to another with no further detail on the…

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Diginet DALI phase dimmer NZ

Dimming Traditional Lights via DALI

How do I control this traditional light fitting via DALI? A persistent headache in this industry has been how to control a traditional dimmed luminaire via a DALI system? The Diginet DALI Adaptive Phase Angle Dimming Device provides an answer. It’s…

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DALI switching

Smart DALI Switching

DALI Switching – Simple projects with less than 64 DALI drivers can still be smart! Switches are wired via a Cat5 connection to a local e-hub (cat5 patch leads are included for this purpose). The e-hub contains all the switch…

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DALI lighting control NZ

DALI Lighting Control

What is DALI Lighting Control? As DALI lighting control is specified in more and more commercial projects in New Zealand, and as it becomes a lighting system of choice in numerous high end homes, we thought this topic may deserve…

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LED inrush current

Controlling LED Lights

There are a variety of ways of controlling LED lights: trailing edge or leading edge, DALI, 1-10V, etc. There are also a huge number of LED lights and LED drivers in our New Zealand marketplace. Our recommendation therefore is always…

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