There are various protocols for controlling lighting, from analogue to digital addressable languages. Some protocols are limited to controlling only a few ballasts and some, like DALI and DMX are capable of controlling many thousands of channels in conjunction with the control systems available.

As technology moves forward at a rapid pace, the protocols and details below may vary and should always be checked before specifying.

Main Control Protocols

  • Analogue
  • Touch Dim
  • DSI
  • DALI
  • DMX