B&K CK1.2 PROGRAMMING MANUAL

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B & K COMPONENTS, LTD.

Guide To Programming

The B & K CK1.2

Keypad

2004

Customizing

Automating

Saving Installation Time

REV B 0104

GUIDETOPROGRAMMING THEB & K CK1.2 KEYPAD

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BEFORE YOU START

Read This First!

You Need a Personal Computer With Serial Port

Close ALL Applications That Use Serial Ports - Use B&K Task Manager! You Need an RS232 Connecting Cable & Adapters As Necessary Keep Your Database Up to Date — USE LIVE UPDATE

OVERVIEW OF OPERATIONS

The Goal - Minimize Training Time and Effort

Keypad Basic Controls and Displays

Standard Keypad Operations

Customize The Operation Manual

Utilizing FAV - Favorite Macros

PROGRAMMING CONSIDERATIONS FOR THE CT610/310/600

Keypad Feedback

Programming the CT610/310/600 for Keypad Feedback

BKcSuite Determines Device Layout for the CK1.2

PROGRAMMING OVERVIEW

WINDOWS, MENUS ANDTOOLS

The Menu Bar and the Menus

File Menu

Program Menu

Communications Menu

Help Menu

The Toolbar and Shortcut Buttons

The Simulator and the Phantom Hard Buttons

Navigating and Selecting Buttons

Button Capabilities and Flags

Tree View

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The Edit and Label Buttons Window

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The Edit and Label Buttons Toolbar

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The Delete Window

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Labels

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Shortcuts - Copying Buttons

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The Macro/Favorite Window

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The Macro Toolbar

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Re-Ordering Macro Steps

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Macro Details

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PROGRAMMINGTUTORIAL

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Creating, Naming and Arranging Devices

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Open the Create and Name Devices Window

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Creating Devices

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Using the IR Database

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Discrete Codes,Toggles and other New Words

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Selecting a Code Set from the Database

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Hidden Codes in Keypad Database

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Shortcutting To Hidden Codes and Other Device IR commands

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Testing

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Downloading to TEST Pre-Programmed IR Commands From The Database

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Preparing the List of Buttons to be Learned

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Using LCD Button Editor

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Labeling and Deleting Buttons

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Dragging and Dropping Buttons

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Hiding Pages

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Moving Through Pages In Favorites

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Shortcuts - Copying Existing Buttons

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Learning Tips

Learning IR Codes One at a Time

Learning a Batch of Buttons Efficiently

Download and Test All Learned Buttons

Copying and Pasting Devices

Importing and Exporting Device

Importing Step by Step

Macro Programming

What is a Macro?

What Buttons Can Playback a Macro? Discrete IR Codes vs Toggle IR Codes

Toggle Commands create “Point & Pray” Macros Finding Workarounds for Toggle Commands in Macros Programming the Power On Macro

Programming a Power Off Macro

Programming Activity Macros on MAIN LCD “Device” Buttons Programming FAVORITE Macros

Inserting Macros (Copying or Cloning a Macro)

Programming Punch Through

Backlight On Time

Downloading to CK1.2 Keypad

Download Failures

Uploading from the Keypad to the PC

ADVANCEDPROGRAMMINGTIPS

Push and Hold Macros

Push and Hold for Activity Macros and Tap to Switch Devices Two Functions on One LCD Button

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Status Messages for Impatient Clients with Long Macros

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Helping Confused Clients With BOBS and LISTS

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BOBS for Scrolling or Toggling Commands

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LISTS - When You Have Lots of Components WITHOUT Discrete Power Commands

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Controlling the CK1.2 Via RS232

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Overview

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Examples of RS232 Macros

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Purpose of Keypad ID Numbers

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ID# FF(255) is the Global Default

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Resetting Keypad Unit ID

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Sending Messages To A CK1.2 Via RS232

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Need for Delay Between Messages

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Enter Keypad ID# In Hexadecimal

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Device Number Mapping

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Button Number Mapping

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