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hardware:solo [2015/07/01 06:36]
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hardware:solo [2015/09/11 02:33] (current)
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 The CommandFusion Solo is an IP-enabled all-in-one control system.\\ The CommandFusion Solo is an IP-enabled all-in-one control system.\\
 On-board ports include RS232 (with flow control), IR (which also operate as 1-way RS232 transmission ports), IR Blaster on 3 sides, dry contact inputs and Ethernet.\\ On-board ports include RS232 (with flow control), IR (which also operate as 1-way RS232 transmission ports), IR Blaster on 3 sides, dry contact inputs and Ethernet.\\
-The Solo features an on-board real time clock, allowing it to perform ​[[software:​system-commander:​scheduling|advanced scheduling]] functionality.+The Solo features an on-board real time clock, allowing it to perform advanced scheduling functionality.
  
 There are two card slots that can be used to expand the Solo with additional functionality,​ such as DALI, IO, RS485, CFLink and more.\\ There are two card slots that can be used to expand the Solo with additional functionality,​ such as DALI, IO, RS485, CFLink and more.\\
-See the List of Cards for more details.+See the [[hardware:​cards|List of Cards]] for more details.
  
 ===== Quick Reference Guide ===== ===== Quick Reference Guide =====
-The Solo Quick Reference Guide provides the basic information required to get started on a printable, black and white document that can be easily taken with you to a job site. [[http://​www.commandfusion.com/​hardware/solo#​downloads|Find the Solo Quick Reference Guide here.]]+The Solo Quick Reference Guide provides the basic information required to get started on a printable, black and white document that can be easily taken with you to a job site. [[http://​www.commandfusion.com/​docs/quick/​QuickReferenceGuide-Solo.pdf|Find the Solo Quick Reference Guide here.]] 
 + 
 +===== Solo Configuration ===== 
 +The Solo features a built in web page configuration. Simply enter the IP Address of the Solo into any web browsers to begin configuration.\\ 
 +[[hardware:​solo:​configuration|Click here to learn more about configuring the Solo.]]
  
 ===== CFLink Protocol ===== ===== CFLink Protocol =====
 Although the Solo does not have an on-board CFLink port, it still shares the same protocol for communication and control.\\ Although the Solo does not have an on-board CFLink port, it still shares the same protocol for communication and control.\\
 +Use the CFLink protocol over TCP or UDP on port 10207, or via a WebSocket on port 80.\\
 See the [[hardware:​cflink:​solo-cflink-protocol|Solo CFLink Protocol page]] for more details. See the [[hardware:​cflink:​solo-cflink-protocol|Solo CFLink Protocol page]] for more details.
  
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 <WRAP center round info 90%> <WRAP center round info 90%>
-By default, the LAN Bridge ​is configured to communicate over both ''​**UDP broadcasting** and **TCP** on port **10207**''​.+By default, the Solo is configured to communicate over both ''​**UDP broadcasting** and **TCP** on port **10207**, and WebSocket on port **80**''​.
 </​WRAP>​ </​WRAP>​
  
 ==== RS232 ==== ==== RS232 ====
-The 6-pin connector is used to communicate with RS232 devices.\\+The 6-pin connector ​(2 x detachable 3-pin spring terminals) ​is used to communicate with RS232 devices.\\
 These 6 pins can be used for either: These 6 pins can be used for either:
   * 1 x RS232 with flow control (RTS & CTS).   * 1 x RS232 with flow control (RTS & CTS).
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 === Pinout === === Pinout ===
 In 2 x RS232 mode: In 2 x RS232 mode:
-  - Tx (Port 1) +  - P01 Tx 
-  - GND (Port 1) +  - P01 GND 
-  - Rx (Port 1) +  - P01 Rx 
-  - Tx (Port 2) +  - P02 Tx 
-  - GND (Port 2) +  - P02 GND 
-  - Rx (Port 2)+  - P02 Rx
  
 In 1 x RS232 with flow control mode: In 1 x RS232 with flow control mode:
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 ==== Dry Contacts ==== ==== Dry Contacts ====
-The 8-pin connector is for dry contact inputs. These can be used as button switch inputs, sensor inputs, etc. Anything that closes a contact can be used as an input to trigger macros via the on-board rules engine.+The 8-pin connector ​(2 x detachable 4-pin spring terminals) ​is for dry contact inputs. These can be used as button switch inputs, sensor inputs, etc.\\ 
 +Anything that closes a contact can be used as an input to trigger macros via the on-board rules engine.
  
 === Pinout (left to right, top to bottom) === === Pinout (left to right, top to bottom) ===
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 ==== IR (and 1 way RS232) ==== ==== IR (and 1 way RS232) ====
-The 12-pin connector is for wired IR emitter outputs and 1 way RS232 (transmit only).\\+The 12-pin connector ​(2 x detachable 6-pin connectors) ​is for wired IR emitter outputs and 1 way RS232 (transmit only).\\
 These can be used to send IR signals to control AV equipments, fans, airconditioning,​ etc.\\ These can be used to send IR signals to control AV equipments, fans, airconditioning,​ etc.\\
-They can also be configured to transmit RS232 messages to control external RS232 devices.+They can also be configured to transmit RS232 messages to control external RS232 devices. Note that the RS232 voltages are limited to 0-5V range, which may not be compatible with all true RS232 devices.\\ 
 +Ports 1-5 can supply 5VDC at up to 150mA. With one emitter connected, it will be able to draw the max of 150mA current.\\ 
 +The 6th port is a high-powered port that can be connected to a wired IR blaster (not supplied). Port 6 can supply 5VDC at up to 300mA. With one emitter connected, it will be able to draw the max of 300mA current.\\ 
 +If multiple IR emitters are stacked on a single port, each emitter will be able to draw a portion of the maximum current.
  
 === Pinout (left to right, top to bottom) === === Pinout (left to right, top to bottom) ===
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   - P05 +   - P05 +
   - P05 G   - P05 G
-  - P06 + +  - P06 + (wired blaster) 
-  - P06 G+  - P06 G (wired blaster) 
 +==== IR Blaster ==== 
 +The Solo features a built-in IR blaster that emits a high powered IR signal from 3 sides of the device via the windows.\\ 
 +There are 2 x emitters behind the window on each end, and 4 x emitters behind the front window.\\ 
 +Each pair of emitters is designed to emit both long range and wide angled signals. 
 + 
 +==== IR Learner ==== 
 +The Solo features an built-in IR learner that can learn the signals of most IR remotes (approx. 36 - 40 kHz range).\\ 
 + 
 +==== Power ==== 
 +The Solo can be powered by the 2-pin connector (1 x detachable screw terminal), or via the mini USB connector.\\ 
 +Powering via this power connector requires 9-30VDC (24VDC recommended). 
 + 
 +=== Pinout === 
 +  - 9-30V DC + 
 +  - 9-30V DC - 
 + 
 +==== Mini USB ==== 
 +The mini USB port can both power the unit, and provide serial communications with a PC for configuration without a network connection.\\ 
 +This is a standard USB port, and the standard USB power and communication pinouts apply.\\ 
 +Note that the Solo must be powered by the 2 pin connector for full support of some [[hardware:​cards:​|expansion cards]]. See the documentation for each [[hardware:​cards:​|specific card]] for more details. 
 +==== USB Host ==== 
 +The USB Host port is for communication with USB devices. This is for future expansion.
  
 ==== MicroSD ==== ==== MicroSD ====
 The MicroSD slot is used to expand the on-board memory via MicroSD cards. The MicroSD slot is used to expand the on-board memory via MicroSD cards.
  
 +==== Expansion Slots ====
 +The Solo features two [[hardware:​cards:​|expansion card]] slots, labelled:
 +  - Comms Card
 +  - Expansion Card
 +
 +Most [[hardware:​cards:​|expansion cards]] will work in either slot. But some will only work in the Comms Card slot. Please check the documentation of [[hardware:​cards:​|each specific card]] for more details.
 ===== Accessories ===== ===== Accessories =====
 The Solo comes packaged with the following accessories:​ The Solo comes packaged with the following accessories:​
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 For information on how to rest your device to factory settings, see the [[hardware:​device-resetting|Device Resetting Page]]. For information on how to rest your device to factory settings, see the [[hardware:​device-resetting|Device Resetting Page]].
  
-===== Solo Configuration ​===== +===== Network Connections ​===== 
-The Solo features a built in web page configuration. Simply enter the IP Address of the Solo into any web browsers to begin configuration.\\ +The diagram below represents all the networking modes that the Solo is capable of
-[[hardware:solo:​solo-configuration|Click here to learn more about configuring the Solo.]]+ 
 +{{:hardware:network_connection_diagram.svg|}}
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