Focus on Ethernet Keypad Controllers12 February 2015
The SY Ethernet Keypad Controllers feature soft-touch buttons and a number of device connection ports suitable, says the company, for all common as well as more advanced applications.
The SY Ethernet Keypad Controllers feature bidirectional serial or infrared ports, input detection ports, output ports for relay control, USB configuration, and low voltage power – making them, according to SY, the most powerful devices available in their class.
The SY Device Suite software is said to provide a powerful yet easy-to-use tool for configuring the SY-KP Series Ethernet Keypad Controllers to respond as the user wishes.
Open standards – Ethernet and serial control protocols – are supported, allowing easy integration with other control systems when required.
The units feature a timeout period; after a period of inactivity, and they can be set to automate scripts – a power off sequence, for example. Each button on the SY Keypad Controllers features a tri-colour LED to allow feedback colour or state to be programmed or changed on receipt of information back from the bidirectional serial ports.
Onboard Ethernet brings the added benefits of a web GUI, with interfaces to Windows, iOS and Android devices for web control of the keypad. Up to ten network devices can be controlled from a single Ethernet Keypad.
SY Keypad Controllers fit in standard UK and European size back boxes and are supplied in a smooth matt white finish that is said to be mark resistant.