How do I set GPS dimming with the DI-6000 via command lines?

Topic

  • How do I set GPS dimming with the DI-6000?

Environment

  • Product Family: Display Interface
  • Product: DI-6000 Firmware rev6.x
  • Components:  GPS dimming
  • Control System:

Steps

  1. Log in. Please reference How to log into DI-6000 using PuTTY, DD3282244 on procedure to log in.
  2. Use Nano editor to modify the dimming configuration.
  3. Make sure AstronomicalSourceConfigType Enabled is set to true.
  4. Set GPS coordinates.
    • Enter in the latitude and longitude GPS coordinates.
    • 2 or 3 decimal places should be sufficient.
    • The South and West directions will be indicated as negative numbers.
    • 6000GPScord.jpg
  5. Set Limiters.
    • A min/max limiter can be entered for Sunrise/Sunset start and end.
      • Note: 1.0 =100% bright and .03 = 3% bright
    • Enabled needs to be set to true.
    • An offset can be applied to these events as well.
      • -10 would be 10 minutes before sunrise
      • 10 would be 10 minutes after sunrise
      • This is strictly the filter text so it can be copied and pasted in.  Max Bright is set at 0.8 will need to change if 1.0 is desired for full bright.
    • 6000GPSLimters1.jpg
    •  </Sources>
          <Filters>
      	<Filter xsi:type="DailyScheduleFilterConfigType">
      		<Enabled>true</Enabled>
      		<Limiters>
      			<Limiter>
      				<Name>Sunrise Start</Name>
      				<Min>0.03</Min>
      				<Max>0.03</Max>
      				<Mode>Sunrise</Mode>
      				<LimiterTime>00:00:00</LimiterTime>
      				<SunOffset>0</SunOffset>
      			</Limiter>
      			<Limiter>
      				<Name>Sunrise End</Name>
      				<Min>0.4</Min>
      				<Max>0.4</Max>
      				<Mode>Sunrise</Mode>
      				<LimiterTime>00:00:00</LimiterTime>
      				<SunOffset>0</SunOffset>
      			</Limiter>
      			<Limiter>
      				<Name>Sunset Start</Name>
      				<Min>0.4</Min>
      				<Max>0.4</Max>
      				<Mode>Sunset</Mode>
      				<LimiterTime>00:00:00</LimiterTime>
      				<SunOffset>-30</SunOffset>
      			</Limiter>
      			<Limiter>
      				<Name>Sunset End</Name>
      				<Min>0.03</Min>
      				<Max>0.03</Max>
      				<Mode>Sunset</Mode>
      				<LimiterTime>00:00:00</LimiterTime>
      				<SunOffset>-30</SunOffset>
      			</Limiter>
      		</Limiters>
      	</Filter>

  6. Set Overall Limiters.
    • Overall limiters can be entered to ensure the display never goes above or below a certain brightness.
    • Note: 1.0 =100% bright and .03 = 3% bright
    • Enabled needs to be set to true
    • 6000GPSLimiters2.jpg
  7. CTRL+O to save the changes.
  8. CTRL+X to exit Nano.
  9. Reboot DI-6000.

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