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Typically it is used a light sensor with a threshold level to activate scenes on sunrise and sunset. You can replace the light sensor with this component that allows you to run scenes on sunrise and sunset defining the customer geographical location.
This component’s sample is made by using Graphic UI gateway.
Please refer to “Gateways / Protocols” guide in order to get further info.
Enable component: checkbox which defines whether the function is enabled or disabled on the system.
Latitude and Longitude parameters are necessary to define sunrise and sunset times on the system.
This is a useful website where you can easily find your latitude and longitude: http://www.latlong.net/
Latitude: (NORTH Positive, SOUTH Negative) e.g.: 45,733 ;
Longitude: (EAST Positive, WEST Negative) e.g.: 11,706 ;
Note: Latitude and longitude values must be digited using commas (no dots).
Sunrise offset [m]: value to use in order to anticipate or postpone the sunrise time on the system;
Sunrise offset [m]: (drop down) using a “Tuner” component allows you to control the time of the offset in minutes;
Sunset offset [m]: value to use in order to anticipate or postpone the sunset time on the system;
Sunset offset [m]: (drop down) using a “Tuner” component allows you to control the time of the offset in minutes;
Note: These values must be negatives to anticipate and positives to postpone sunrise/sunset times.
Scenario sunrise: Scenario component that must be triggered at sunrise (optional);
Scenario sunset: Scenario component that must be triggered at sunset (optional);
Sunrise Sunset enabling switch: Switch component that defines if the function is enabled or disabled;
This switch can be added to the user interface to let users enabling/disabling the Sunrise Sunset function.
Sunrise time(drop down): using an “Info” component allows you to see the exact time of the sunrise for your specific location.
Sunset time(drop down): using an “Info” component allows you to see the exact time of the sunset for your specific location.
Note: text field available for additional information on the component from the admin side.
Sunrise Sunset configuration can be easily carried out by using component’s drag&drop function. When setting components on Component’s parameters, you can use the
- Download and Install EVE Logic plugin to enable plugins (link);
- After loading .eve project to the server, wait a couple of minutes for logics activation.