velbus VMBDALI DALI Gateway with Built-in DALI Power Supply Instruction Manual

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Velbus-DALI Gateway with built-in DALI power supply


Use the VMBDALI to control a DALI device or bus system through the Velbus home automation system.

  1. Connect the Velbus bus and DALI bus (fig. 1).
  2. If no other DALI power supply is present, activate the VMBDALI internal DALI power supply. To do so, load the VMBDALI configuration page in the VelbusLink configuration software. Caution: 1 DALI bus may only contain 1 active DALI power supply. Make sure that no other  DALI power supply is activated prior to activating the VMBDALI internal DALI power supply.
  3. Configure the DALI devices in VelbusLink (on the configuration page of the VMBDALI).
  4. Create actions between the VMBDALI channels and other Velbus channels in

VelbusLink.(See installation guides on for more general information about Velbus.) STATUS LEDs:

  • PS LED: Velbus power supply voltage detected
  • Rx LED: Velbus CAN bus packet received
  • Tx LED: Velbus CAN bus packet sent
  • D1: Internal DALI power supply enabled
  • D2: DALI packet received
  • D3: DALI packet sent


  • 1 x flash: normal operation
  • 2 x flash: Velbus bus communication error
  • 3 x flash: DALI bus communication error


Compatible with DALI and DALI-2Supply voltage: 15 ± 3 VDCMax. current consumption

  • internal DALI power supply enabled: 300 mA
  • internal DALI power supply disabled: 50 mA

DIN width: 2 modulesControls up to 64 DALI devices, 16 groups, and 16 scenes.Thermal and short-circuit protection.For a detailed list with technical specifications, please refer to the product page on www.Velleman.EUCIRCUIT DIAGRAMSee fig. 1

This product complies with all of the relevant European guidelines and regulations.

Velbus – Legen Heirweg 33, BE-9890 Gavere, Belgium – tel. +32 9 384 36 11 – e-mail: [email protected]


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