How do I configure the light sensor for NovaStar controlled displays?


How to configure the light sensor for NovaStar controlled displays?


  • Product Family: Sender Box
  • Product: Nova MCTRL 600, Nova MCTRL 660, NovaStar VX4S, NovaStar brand sender box and receiver  cards
  • Components: NovaLCT-Mars, light sensor, multi-function card, NovaLCT-Mars   
  • Control System: Market Standard or Limited Compliance using transmit common/open protocol
    • This includes but not limited to DVN-4003, Dragon Sticks, J Series, JVX, NPN-4200/4400, NPN-5200/ 5400, U Series, Q Series, QVN, Z Series, and ZPN.

Before Starting

  1. Configure the Sender Box - How do I configure a NovaLCT-Mars Sender Box?

  2. Install and Configure the multi-function card. -How to Configure the Multi-Function Card for NovaStar controlled displays?


Configure the Brightness preferences. 
  1. Click on the Brightness tile.
    light sensor1 v5.1.0.png
  2. Select Automatically Adjustment and then click the Wizard Settings button.
    light sensor2 v5.1.0.png
  3. Select Adjust by Light sensor and click Next.
    light sensor3 v5.1.0.png
  4. Check the box next to the connected light sensor to enable it.
  5. Adjust the default brightness percentage when light sensor fails, recommended 3%.
  6. In the Environment Brightness table, set the configuration as shown below.light sensor4 v5.1.0.png
  7. Press Finish to save the settings.  This will close out the light sensor configuration.
  8. Press the Save button.  Then Close the brightness adjustment window.  

Examples of environmental/screen brightness are listed in the chart below. 

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