- G1 is a router capable of translating RS485 to FT-10 media.
Software apps are available as a free download: G1 MicroRouter Apps
G1 hardware is a multipurpose automation MicroRouter with FT-10 and RS-485 full and half duplex network capabilities. Application specific programs library is included with the NetworkManager configuration tool. The NetworkManager is freely available for download by clicking the Download link at the bottom of this page. Included programs are available for lighting control applications, more apps are being built. The configuration tool can be used stand-alone or in conjunction with other open system network management tools such as LonMaker for Windows.
G1 has no onboard physical inputs or outputs, all I/O is done over the network.
Primary network communications are based on LonTalk protocol and are topology free, polarity free for ease of installation. Single twisted pair network has a limit of 32,000 devices, and when combined with TCP-IP the limit goes up to 2 billion devices.