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What is a control or a device?

A control is an input and a device is an output in your Niko Home Control installation. You can place controls and devices in the rooms on the drawing area. You can use these to create actions. Each control or device has its own specific parameters.


Controls and devices are divided into categories.

These categories and available controls and devices will vary depending on your installation type.

The table below shows the categories and some examples.

CategoryExample control or device
generic controlsSingle push button
specific controlsDouble dimming control
display controlseco display
connected controlsconnected single switch
detectors indoor motion detector
on/off devicesswitched lighting circuit
variable light devicesdimmable lighting circuit 
ventilationanalogue output 0-10V used for ventilation
open/close devicesroller shutter
heating/cooling devicescircuit pump
access controlexternal video unit
consumer devicesBose speaker


Each control or device has its own specific parameters.

The table below shows some examples of controls and devices with their corresponding parameters.

Control or deviceParameters
generic controlset operating mode
dimmable lighting circuitwork with or without a dimmer memory
roller shutterset runtime
ventilation system set boost time
analogue output 0-10V used for ventilationoutput voltages for low, medium and high speed
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