Controller Settings in Visual Doors

Controller Settings in Visual Doors

Controller Settings

PXL Controller Settings

Description - Enter a description for the controller, for example, where the controller is located within the facility.

Controller Settings

Enabled - Allows to you quickly toggle between enabling and disabling the controller.

Controller Enabled

 

Update Network Button - Use the network update button to manually perform an update on the controller.

Update Network Button

 

Communication Channel Type - The communication channel determined by the communication method to the PXL Primary controller. You can communicate to a PXL network via Serial, Modem or Ethernet.

PXL Comms Channel

 

Controller Timeout (ms) and Network Timeout (seconds)

The default settings will be the optimum settings for most system.

 

Controller Timeout - The amount of time before a controller detects the PXL gateway as offline.

 

Network Timeout - The amount of time before the PXL gateway detects the controller as offline. 

EG Timeout Settings

 

IP Address - The TCP/IP address of the PXL controller.

PXL IP Address

 

Port Number - The TCP/IP communication port number.

PXL Port Number

 

Use System Global Lock/Unlock

System Global Lock and Global Unlock is configured in the standard Doors.NET client. It enables an operator to unlock or lock all doors, or a dedicated group of doors via icons in the Doors.NET client or from a dedicated hardware input. This setting allow you to toggle between whether this feature is enabled or disabled for the controller.

 

Use System Global Options

 

Note: There are limitations with Global Lock/Unlock related to response times when using PXL or Entraguard controllers. These limitations, and further setup instructions are explained in more detail in the standard Doors.NET help file.

 

Enable Daylight Savings

Enable DST

 

Enable the controller to automatically adjust its timestamp for daylight savings (this setting is only supported for the US and Latin America).

 

NXT Controller Settings

Description - Enter a description for the controller.

NXT Description

Update Network Button - Click the button to perform a manual update on the controller 

Update Network Button

 

Reset Memory button - Click this button to perform a reset on the controller. The controller will retain its IP address settings but following the reset, you will need to perform a manual update.

NXT Reset Memory Button

 

IP Address - The IP Address assigned to the NXT controller.

NXT IP Address

 

Daylight Savings - Allows you to define custom Daylight Savings dates for the controller.

NXT Daylight Savings

 

 

MSC Controller Settings

Description - Enter a description for the controller.

NXT Description

 

Update Network Button - Click the button to perform a manual update on the controller.

Update Network Button

 

Reset Memory button - Click this button to perform a reset on the controller. The controller will retain its IP address settings but following the reset, you will need to perform a manual update.

NXT Reset Memory Button

 

IP Address - The IP Address assigned to the NXT controller.

NXT IP Address

 

Port - The TCP/IP port number used to communicate to the MSC controller.

MSC Port Number

 

Daylight Savings - Allows you to define custom Daylight Savings dates for the controller.

NXT Daylight Savings


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