The S4i IB can now be connected directly to a wireless Casambi network with the release of our USB Casambi Gateway.
The dedicated gateway is designed to connect to the IB Host via USB and connect to a wireless Casambi networks directly without having to resort to protocol conversion and the limitation and costs that these impose.
The Gateway is Casambi enabled by virtue of having a Casambi CBM-003 chip within, allowing it to be paired directly to any wireless Casambi mesh network.
Once connected to the S4i IB and paired to a Casambi network, all nodes can be mapped to other supported systems, and the IB XAPI API, XBAC BACNET and MQTT for third party control system integration.
Refer Datasheet hereUSB CablesAlways use good quality USB cables
Using poor quality cables will give you no end of problems - it's just not worth it !
Note - there is a limit to the length a USB connection can be run.
Using a good quality "active" USB cable between 20-30 meters is possible
Using a USB CAT6, or HDBaseT active extender between 50-70 meters is possibleConnectivity
As with any other Casambi enabled product, the USB Gateway should not be placed in a metal enclosure or next to large metal structures. Metal will effectively block radio signals which are crucial to reliable operation of the product.
A thorough connectivity testing is strongly recommended in the installation site.
References UsesS4i DOM-CAS-S4iUSB-DYN - Casambi to S4i USB Gateway+ S4i IB to DynaliteS4i SOLUTION #1e - MIXED CASAMBI to DYNALITE + API