How does this Product demonstrate the diversity/flexibility of KNX?
The TAP5 – ORE KNX boasts a huge range of KNX features, each button can be configured to any of the function types available on the product including switching, dimming, scenes, blinds, and advanced value sending with a huge range of datapoint types including HVAC and RGB, a 2nd value sending object can also be configured. In the advanced value sending menu different values can be sent on press / release / long press / short press / double tap button interactions.
The Smart Scene Plate functionality allows powerful scene control with the central button on the switch always used for toggle on/off. If the room is off, a tap on the middle button will trigger the last scene used first programmed scene, if any of the lights in the room are on, a tap on the middle button will turn the room all off.
The powerful Smart Scene Plate feature allows the KNX integrator to create an intuitive switch layout with ease. The integrated temperature sensor gives accurate temperature reporting to the KNX bus, allowing for zonal; temperature control to be achieved without the need for any other bulky, standalone temperature sensors in the room. Threshold objects are available for further temperature monitoring functions.
Faradite have included a number of useful diagnostics tools as well, including a heartbeat mode that will monitor the devices KNX bus connection, a tamper object which can alert maintenance that a switch has been removed from the wall, and a cleaning object which blocks switch functionality for a set time so the switch plate can be cleaned.