Air Base Setup
How to setup your Air Base Extension
- 1x Loxone Air Transceiver
- Maximum of 128 Air devices
- Maximum hop count 3
- Configure with Loxone Config
- Connection via Loxone Link
- Dimensions: 35.5 x 88 x 57 mm (2 units)
- Power supply 24VDC
- Power consumption max. 6mA
- Protection: IP20
- Ambient temperature: 0 to 50°C
- Frequency: 868MHz (EU)
- Mount Air Base Extension on a DIN rail
- Connect 24V DC power supply, but do not switch on until the whole installation is completed
(We recommend looping the power through the Miniserver)
- Connect the Loxone Link
- Note: If it's the last extension, terminate the Loxone Link with a 120Ω resistor
(Included with the Miniserver)
- Turn on the power supply
- After a few seconds, the left LED will flash green if the Air Base Extension is already configured, or orange if not
EXTENSIONS ARE CONNECTED TO THE MINISERVER WITH LOXONE LINK
To add one or more extensions to the program the simplest way is to connect up the extensions to the Miniserver using the Loxone Link and looping power. Then do a search in Loxone Config by pressing the button "Peripheral Search", which will bring all the connected extensions. You can highlight a single extension, give it a name and then click Create device which will add in the highlighted extension. Or you can click on Create all devices which will add all the connected extensions in to the program with the correct serial numbers.
If you have installed several extensions of the same type and cannot identify which one is which (for example 2 DMX extensions) then you can use the software to identify a device. Simply click on the device in the periphery tree and the extension will flash red, green and yellow very quickly so you can identify it.
EXTENSIONS ARE NOT CONNECTED TO THE MINISERVER
If there is no physical extensions connected to the Miniserver they cannot be found in the search. However you can add the extensions to the program so you can configure a system before installing. In the configuration software, connect to your Miniserver and download the existing configuration (if there is one) from the Miniserver.
Select the 'Devices' drop-down menu on the Periphery tab and select the required extension, then fill in the serial number in the properties.
If an extension has been replaced you need to add the serial number in the properties. Click on the extension in the periphery tree. Enter the serial number of the extension in the properties section.
The serial number is on the back of your extension. You can find the number just below the barcode (see picture).
An Extension can also be replaced in the Peripheral Search.
Mount the new Extension and run the Peripheral Search. Highlight the Extension (not used) and choose the device you would like to replace in the drop-down menu.
Finally press "OK" and save your program into the Miniserver. The Extension has now been replaced.
The Air devices will run their update automatically in the background, and they will function throughout the update.
If the Air devices are updating when the Miniserver and the Air Base Extension are rebooted then the Air devices will restart the update from the beginning after the reboot.
The update can take up to an hour so do be aware of this! You can check the version of the devices by looking in Device status. Click on the Miniserver tab and then click the Device status button once.
To match country regulations the frequency band of the Air Base Extension and subsequently the Air devices paired with it can be changed. To do this right click on the Air Base Extension in the periphery tree window and then click the "Change frequency" option.
This will open a new window which lists all the currently paired Air devices. Select the frequency you wish to change the devices to from the drop down list and then press the "Change frequency" button.
Once all Air devices have been successfully converted to the new frequency this is indicated by a bright green status of "All Air units have been successfully converted to the new frequency, this is indicated by a status of "Online and changed".
Finally, click the "Save to Miniserver" button to update the changes to the Miniserver.
Find out more
Installation and Quick Connection Guide (pdf)
Extension EG Declaration of Conformity (pdf)
RoHS Declaration of Conformity (pdf)