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DCS Single Output Controller

DCS 100E Controller

This DCS Series Controller provides Lighting Control Flexibility in a slim 112 mm x 124 mm x 23 mm package.

Seamless switching from continuous-on to gated on/off and strobe overdrive; 3 independently configurable trigger inputs.

1 output, 3 channels – designed to drive multi-channel RGB / segment lights, as well as single higher current draw lights.

This DCS Series Controller provides Lighting Control Flexibility in a slim 112 mm x 124 mm x 23 mm package.

Plug-n-Play compatibility with Ai lighting Products, featuring SignaTech™ technology.

Seamless switching from continuous-on to gated on/off and strobe overdrive; 3 independently configurable trigger inputs.

Din-rail mount, UL 508a Panel listed and GUI, Web Browser or command line setup and control tools, SDK.

1 output, 3 channels – designed to drive multi-channel RGB / segment lights, as well as single higher current draw lights.

PCN No: 154

Date Issued: 09/19/18

Notice Type: Product Revision Change

Product Type: DCS-100E & DCS-103E

Change Notification Summary

In an effort to improve our products, Advanced illumination (Ai) will update the wire connection layout and PCBs on the DCS-100E and DCS-103E controllers. Customers may still buy the current revision of these models until March 4th of 2019. After that time, orders for these products will be converted to their respective DCS-100E and DCS-103E REV A versions.

This revision change will simplify the connector layout by relocating the input power terminal from the top of the controller to the former reserved position at its base, allowing for both trigger and power to be oriented on one side of the controller. The top connection terminal will be removed as a result.

Additionally, the voltage regulators on the controller PCB have been upgraded to improve brightness stability at slow strobing frequencies; this upgrade should have no effect on any other controller functionality.

Please contact your Ai Sales Representative if you have any questions.

PCN 254 DCS-100E & DCS-103E

Input Voltage Range
24V nom. (min 12 / max 30)
Maximum Input Current
4.5A
Output Power
30W per Channel
Modes
Pulsed, Continuous, Gated Continuous
Trigger to Pulse Latency
10 μsec
Trigger
5-30VDC, 2KHz, Opto-Isolated Inputs
Pulse Width Range
10 μsec - 65 msec
Programmable Pulse Delay
1 μsec - 10 msec
Duty Cycle
10% pulsed / >10% Gated Continuous
Operating Temperature
-25°C to 57°C
Weight
192g (6.77oz)
Compliance
CE, RoHS, IEC 62471