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KB01313 - CLSO-824 RS-232 zones explained


Description: RS-232 zones explained


  1. The RS232 zones start with phoenix ports 1-10.
  2. The RS-232 zones continue with the HDBT ports.
  3. The RS-232 ports are bi-directional and you can control a display or a device in the rack.
  4. You can send RS-232 commands with TCP/IP control as well.
  5. “Master” is the port for an RS-232 controller to connect and control the console as well as send zone commands to ancillary devices.

Example command for controlling a display

Sends RS-232 strings through HDBT output 1 (Zone 14) to a compatible RX unit or directly to an HDBT input of a projector

In Ascii

RS232zone14[PWR ONCR]CR

In Hex

52 53 32 33 32 7A 6F 6E 65 31 34 5B 50 57 52 20 4F 4E 0D 5D 0D

Note 1: If you want to control a source or anything else in the rack you can specify any phoenix port in the zone commands using zones 1-10

Note 2: You can also use input HDBT inputs (Zones 11-13) to send strings to an HDBT TX unit

Article ID: KB01313

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