Event script for roller doors

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    kojobomb

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    Im trying to place a script for roller door control.
    I have an ELV output unit connected to 3 x roller door controllers 1 output to each "Up" and "Down".
    I would like to setup the ELV outputs as "momentary" like a "bell press".
    I have been trying to write a script to return the level back to zero after "3 seconds".
    The script I've written has saved with no "errors" but no action happens.
     

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    I wouldn’t advise to use os.sleep() it is non blocking
    So you can end up with several instances of the same script running in parallel.

    what is the function dosomething() doing?

    what are you trying to achieve? Eg do you need a button on a vis page to operate each door?
    Or do you need cbus input device to operate it?
     
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    I would like all 6 outputs from the ELV once change of state reaches level 255 after delay of 2-3s level returns back to zero.
    Im using a trigger group in the shac visualisation to provide a "down" level 0, "stop" level 2 or 1%, and "up" level 255 to active the ELV outputs but they need to be in a "bell press or momentary" output not a latched output.
    Was trying to script the ELV output group to return to level"0" after a couple of seconds.
     
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    Ok do you have 2 relay Chan for each roller door, one for up, one for down, when they are off they are roller door is stopped?

    you could make vis element to be bell press, although this way user would need to hold button down for the duration of up/down cycle.

    do you also need cbus input device to operate the same rolller doors
     
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    Yes 2 relay channels per door.
    Momentary latching of 1st channel will send the door closed
    momentary latching of 2nd channel will send the door open
    momentary latching of both channels will stop movement.

    In shac visualization trigger group has 3 x levels open/stop/close all working from 2 relay channels (instead of 3 channels).

    I've managed to complete a working script that fulfills the need to convert relay output from latching to momentary.

    value=GetCBusLevel('0', '56', '30')


    if (value==255) then sleep(2.5) SetCBusLevel(0, 56, 30, 0, 0)
    end


    now the problem that has arisen is that when script returns cbus level back to zero the active Icon in visualisation returns to idol state due to "indicator kill" returned to trigger group.
    Is there a way to work around this so that the "Active Icon" will stay active to indicate last movement direction of door?
     
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    The PulseCbusLevel command will do all the work for you :)

    Just create a new cbus group that you will set to ON to open then door and OFF to close the door.
    In an event script, when the value is 255, pulse the open relay, and when it's zero, pulse the close relay.
     
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