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I am getting an 'unable to open port' message when trying to connect to the iLight network

'Unable to open port' appears when the iLight software is unable to establish a connection with the iLight CAN network. This can be for several Read more...

What is the iCAN network voltage?

The iLight CAN network typically operates at 12-15Vdc. This can be increased up to 18Vdc maximum. Network powered devices such as Control Panels, UIM, UIG2 Read more...

My PC Node does not work.

The PC Node is powered from the iLight network so you must first make sure that you have enough voltage at the point where you are connecting your PC Node. Read more...

What is the purpose of the End-of-Line termination for the iLight CAN bus network?

CAN bus is a high-speed method of data transfer where each differential pair of wires is a transmission line. The end-of-line terminations for the iLight Read more...

What is the maximum number of devices that can be connected to an iCAN network?

A maximum of 100 devices (all types) can be connected to a single iCAN network. This can be increased using the BN-2 Network Bridge / Repeater module. Read more...

What is the maximum distance of an iCAN network?

The iCAN network should not exceed 500m in length, but this can be increased using the BN-2 Network Bridge / Repeater module. Read more...

What does 'please unlock for device configuration' mean?

This is a request over the network from the iLight software to enable new configuration settings to be applied to an iLight product. If this message Read more...

What is the recommended cable type for the iCAN network?

The recommended cable type is Belden 1502 Read more...