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Overview of AAS (Analog Address System)

Analog Address Overview

The Analog Address system is a lighting control system that allows you to control
architectural lighting from wall-mounted slider stations. The system can control up to
eight analog channels wired to DMX512 dimmers. Up to eight slider stations may be
installed. The system also includes a processor unit from which you can assign dimmers
to channels and enter other system settings.
In addition to the eight analog channels, the system also includes a panic channel and a
work light channel. Panic and work light channels gives you immediate access to
emergency lights and work lights independent of the eight analog channels.

The Analog Address system includes the following features:

Eight analog channels
One panic channel
One work light channel
User-definable fade time
Console pile-on and disable modes
Diagnostic tests
One DMX512 input
One DMX512 output

Analog Address hardware components:

Processor unit
Up to eight slider stations
Up to eight panic stations
Up to eight work light stations
Keyswitch lockout available for all stations

Each slider station includes at least one analog channel potentiometer (pot), a take control switch, and may include any of the following:

Up to eight channel pots
Local master pot (if more than two channel pots)
Panic button

Processor unit operation

You can perform the following functions from the processor unit; each is described below.

Assign dimmers to analog, panic and work light channels
Set fade time
Select console pile-on or disable mode
Select DMX512 bypass mode
Set DMX512 protocol termination
Perform diagnostic dimmer tests

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