Shade Control for Lutron Sivoia QS
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About this product
Shade Control for Lutron Sivoia QS is designed to link your Lutron Sivoia QS wired shades to your network and provide a remote control interface over the web and through various dedicated apps and/or home automation systems.
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Current software version: 1.0.0
Firmware updates should only be applied over a local network connection.
Note: Firmware updates require the Java runtime available here: http://www.java.com/en/download
The Autelis Shade Control interfaces directly to the Lutron Sivoia QS 4-wire link.
Connection to Sivoia QS Link
Installation requires connection to the Lutron Sivoia QS 4-wire link. This 4-wire bus connects all the keypads and motors in your system. Please refer to the Lutron Sivoia QS Wiring and Programming Guide for more information. Follow the label on the bottom of your device to match the terminals with the correct bus wires. (Note: Pin 1 is the closest to the RJ45 plug on the terminal adapter.) Use another device on the QS link to address the network and set limits. Note: This can be done from the EDU motors themselves and you do not need any keypads or remotes. This can be done before connecting Shade Control if desired. Please refer to the Lutron Sivoia QS Wiring and Programming Guide for more information. Please note that you can have up to 100 devices on the bus including Shade Control.
Connection to Network
Installation requires connection to your network router or switch which supports 10Base-T Ethernet. Connect the built-in ethernet port to your network device using the included cat-5 cable or a standard cat-5 networking cable of your choice. You may also use a wireless bridge or a Powerline network device to provide the network connection. The Shade Control device will obtain an IP address automatically via DHCP.
Connection to Power
Connect the included power adapter to the device and plug it into a standard wall outlet. When plugged in, the green LED on the ethernet port will blink for 5 seconds and then the device will boot normally.
To access the web interface type 'http://shadecontrol' into your browser. This may not work with all routers and network configurations (see below hint). You can also type the IP address of the Shade Control device which can be found in your router interface by matching an IP address from the table with the MAC address printed on the bottom of the device or by using an IP scanner tool to search by MAC address. Log in using the username 'admin' and the default password 'admin'.
Windows Hint: In your network connection properties under TCP/IPv4 properties, click the advanced button. In the DNS tab, select "Append these DNS suffixes (in order)" and click add and enter "." (a single period with no quotes).
This page displays the basic shade controls and status for each of the shades on your link.
- Click to set the shade to 25% open.
- Click to set the shade to 50% open.
- Click to set the shade to 75% open.
- Click to send a close command.
- Click to send a stop command.
- Click to send an open command.
To name a shade click on the shade icon next to the shade name. Shade names can be up to 15 characters.
This page displays the basic group controls and status for each group. To add a group, click the Add Group button at the bottom of the page and enter a name for your new group. Up to 100 groups are supported.
- Click to set the group to 25% open.
- Click to set the group to 50% open.
- Click to set the group to 75% open.
- Click to activate the preset.
- Click to send a close command.
- Click to send a stop command.
- Click to send an open command.
To name a group click on the shade icon next to the group name. Group names can be up to 15 characters.
This page displays any existing timers and allows you to create new timers.
If there are no timers configured, a timer called "New Timer" will automatically be populated for you to configure. If there are existing timers, they will be labeled "Timer #" in numerical order. To add another new timer, click the "Add Timer" button.
To configure a timer, first set the days on which you wish the timer to run. Do this by clicking on the "MTWRFSU" letters that abbreviate each day of the week. When active, a day will be shown as red. Then set the time of day you wish the timer to run. Some examples of the format to use are: "12:00PM", "2:30PM", "1:05AM". Next, set the address of the shade you want to control or select a group by putting a "G" in front of the group number. The address is the same as the shade/group number found on the controls page. If you have named your shades/groups simply click on the shade icon and the popup will display the number. Finally, set the position you want the timer to set the shade to. This can be a percentage or a value from 0-255. If you have specified a group then you can also enter "P" for preset. When you are finished adding new timers, save the changes. Timers are not saved until they are listed as numbered timers instead of "New Timer".
To deactivate a timer, set all the days to inactive and save the changes. The timer will be deleted from memory.
You can create up to 100 timers.
Note: When you configure timers your timezone information is automatically retrieved from your computer's settings and stored into the Shade Control memory.
This page lists information about the shading devices on your link (up to 99).
This page shows the firmware version, time as kept by the Shade Control device (adjusted for your computer's timezone settings), and allows you to enable or disable daylight savings time or DST.
This page also allows you to change the admin password.
All fields are limited to 15 characters or less.
This page allows you to add shades to groups and store presets.
- Select Shade
- Choose the shade you want to work with by its address.
- Select Group
- Choose the group you want to work with.
- Shade Position
- Set the position of the shade to be used in the preset (0-65279). Press Go to move the shade to that position.
- Group Position
- You can move a group to a specific position (0-65279). Press Go to move the group to that position.
- Set the delay for the shade to be used in the preset in number of 250ms increments (0-57600). When the preset is activated, the shade will delay for this period before it starts moving.
- Group/Preset Assignment
- The Store button will add the selected shade to the selected group as well as store the preset settings. The Clear button will remove the selected shade from the selected group.
- The Test button will activate the preset for the selected group. Each group has one preset.
Mobile Web App
Shade Control contains a built-in mobile web app which can be accessed from any browser including iPhone, iPad, and Android devices.
To launch the web app, visit http://shadecontrol/app.html or http://ip.address.here/app.html
The app allows you to save your password so that you do not need to log in every time you visit it. This is especially useful when adding the app to your home screen on iOS devices. To save your password, load the app and click on the settings button in the top right corner. Then click "Save Password". To clear your saved password, click "Clear Password".
To control your shades, simply click on the shade name. You will see a control panel pop up with buttons for Up, Down, Stop, and presets.
Emergency Factory Reset / Forgotten Password
In the event you have forgotten your password, you will need to factory reset your device. To do this, go to http://shadecontrol/userreset.cgi?do=true or http://ip.address.here/userreset.cgi?do=true in your web browser and enter the username "admin" and for the password enter the security key printed on the label on the bottom of your device. The security key can only be used to factory reset the device and will not allow you to access any other web pages.
Home Automation System Integration
TCP port 6000 is configured as a TCP serial port.
Commands start with "#" and then a 1-letter command. That is followed by the address of the item you want to control. The address is followed by a qualifier and optional value. Commands end with a carriage return ("\r", 0x0D).
A - address, set/get the value of this shade (1-99), valid qualifiers: ?,= G - group, set the value of this group (1-100), valid qualifiers: = P - preset, activate the preset for a group (1-100), valid qualifiers: NULL
? - query, get the position of the shade = - set, set the position of the shade (0-65279) NULL - activate a preset
#A10?\r #A10=65279\r #G1=0\r #P3\r
Responses start with "!" and the letter "A" for address. That is followed by the address of the shade and the shade's position as an integer value in the range 0-65279. Responses end with "\r\n" (0x0D,0x0A). Error messages start with "?".
!A10=65279\r\n ?INVALID COMMAND\r\n ?INVALID ADDRESS\r\n
You can also use HTTP GET commands in the following formats:
http://shadecontrol/set.cgi?addr=1&cmd=set&pos=0 - set a shade to an arbitrary position http://shadecontrol/set.cgi?addr=1&cmd=st - send a stop command http://shadecontrol/set.cgi?addr=1&cmd=gset&pos=0 - set a group to an arbitrary position (addr is group) http://shadecontrol/set.cgi?addr=1&cmd=ps - activate a preset (addr is group) http://shadecontrol/status.xml - get an xml document that shows the positions of all the shades
addr - the address of the shade (1-99) or group (1-100) cmd - the command you want to send (op = open, cl = close, st = stop, set, gset = group set, gst = group stop, ps = preset) pos - if the command is "set" or "gset" then supply the value to set the shade to (0-65279)
NOTE: HTTP GET commands require a valid basic authorization header to be sent.
Universal Devices ISY
Install the ISY-enabled firmware to get 2-way control and feedback of your shades in your ISY home automation controller (networking module required).
More coming soon...
Note: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:
- - Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
- - Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
- - Connect the equipment into an output on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected.
- - Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.