How do you add a door switch into the back of the VFC controller?


  • How do you add a door switch to a Vanguard Field Controller?


  • Product Family: Transportation
  • Product: Vanguard
  • Components: Door Switch, VFC
  • Control System: VFC


The door switch wires need to be wired into the Digital I/O ports on the back of the VFC controller.

Use pins 1 and 2 if wiring up a single door switch.

  1. Log into the VFC controller by hitting enter.
  2. Select 1 for Sign 1.
  3. Select 4 for configuration.
  4. Select 3 for Peripheral.
  5. Select 1 for Add.
  6. Select 2 for Advanced Setup.
  7. Arrow down twice.
  8. Select 3 for Add Door Monitoring.
  9. Select 1 for Door Switch.
  10. Select 2 for VIP 1.
  11. Enter in pin 1 (if door switch is using pin 1) then hit enter.
  12. The door switch can now be viewed in the peripherals.

KB ID: DD4054713

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