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Controller DCS-100E

Advanced Illumination Lighting

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DCS-100E: Single Output Controller/3 Channels per Output

  • This DCS Series Controller provides Lighting Control Flexibility in a slim 112 mm x 124 mm x 23 mm package.
  • Plug-n-Play compatibility with Ai lighting Products, featuring SignaTech™ technology.
  • Seamless switching from continuous-on to gated on/off and strobe overdrive; 3 independently configurable trigger inputs.
  • Din-rail mount, UL 508a Panel listed and GUI, Web Browser or command line setup and control tools, SDK.
  • 1 output, 3 channels – designed to drive multi-channel RGB / segment lights, as well as single higher current draw lights.


General SpecsMechanical SpecsPart No Key
Controller Style Discrete Control System (External, Detachable)
User Interface Software GUI, Web Browser
Operating Modes Pulse (Overdrive Strobe), Gated Continuous, Continuous
Light Head Connection Via B-coded 5-pin Male M12 with Embedded EEPROM on Light Head Cable (C1)
Input Supply Requirements Via B-coded 5-pin Male M12 with Embedded EEPROM on Light Head Cable (C1)
Output Channels Number of Outputs: 1
Number of Channels per Output: 3
Output Power Continuous: 90W Max Total, 30W per Channel*
Pulsed: 540W Peak Total, 180W Peak per Channel*
Output Current Continuous: 4.5A Max Total, 1.5A per Channel*
Pulsed: 15A Max Total, 5A per Channel*
Output Voltage Continuous: Vin – 1V, Channel Independent
Pulsed: 36V Max*, Channel Independent
Trigger Signal 5V Min – 30V Max, <=5mA
Trigger Protection Opto-Isolated Inputs, 30V Max
Trigger Delay 20μs + 10μs LED rise-time
Trigger Frequency Limit 2KHz
Pulse Width Range 30μs – 65ms
Programmable Pulse Delay 1μs – 10ms
Duty Cycle Range Typical <1% for high current overdrive, up to 15%
Dependent on the limitations of the connected light.
Dimming Range 0% – 100%, 1mA Increments via Software Settings
Status Indicator LEDs Green: Power
Yellow: Trigger Status
Red: Error
Communication 10/100 Ethernet Standard TCP-IP, UDP, HTTP
.NET Library Compatible w/ C#, F# and VB
C++ Library (DLL)
Operating System Software Support GUI: Windows 7+ (requires .NET Framework 4.5+)
Libraries: .NET Framework 4.0+, C++ on Windows 7+ x86 and x86-64, Linux x86-64
Operating Temperature Range 0°C to +40 °C
Storage Temperature Range -25°C to +85 °C
IP Rating Not Rated
Dimensions 4.86″ x 0.89″ x 4.41″ (123.3mm x 22.5mm x 111.2mm)
Weight 0.612lb (278g)
Mounting DIN Rail
Case Material Polyamide
Warranty 5 Years
Compliance CE, RoHS
*Values shown are based on controller component limitations
Mech Specs DCS 100E


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