EIB/KNX Data Types

Below you will find an overview of the data types used by the Miniserver when using the EIB/KNX sensors and actuators in Loxone Config.

KNX/EIB Function

Information length

EIS

Sensor

Extended sensor

Actuator

Extended actuator

Switch
1 BitEIS 1

Off: x/x/x:0
On: x/x/x:1

Off: x/x/x:0
On: x/x/x:1

Dimming
(Position, Control, Value)

1 Bit
4 Bit
8 Bit

EIS 2
Time3 ByteEIS 3
Date3 ByteEIS 4
Floating point2 ByteEIS 5
Relative value1 ByteEIS 6Min: x/x/x:0%
On: x/x/x:255%
Min: x/x/x:0%
On: x/x/x:255%
Blinds / Roller shutter1 BitEIS 7
Priority1 Bit
2 Bit
EIS 8
IEEE Floating point4 ByteEIS 9
16-bit counter values2 ByteEIS 10Min: x/x/x:0#
Max: x/x/x:65535#
Min: x/x/x:0#
Max: x/x/x:65535#
32-bit counter values4 ByteEIS 11
Access control1 ByteEIS 12Min: x/x/x:0%
Max: x/x/x:255%
Min: x/x/x:0%
Max: x/x/x:255%
ASCII character1 ByteEIS 13Min: x/x/x:0%
Max: x/x/x:255%
Min: x/x/x:0%
Max: x/x/x:255%
8-bit counter values1 ByteEIS 14Min: x/x/x:0!
Max: x/x/x:255!
Min: x/x/x:0!
Max: x/x/x:255!