New Gira products
Gira will again be presenting a series of innovations for intelligent building technology at Light+Building 2016 in Frankfurt am Main. This page summarises the most important product innovations in the Gira product range which will be presented there and provides an overview of current topics and developments in various building technology fields.
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Gira will be at the Light+Building trade fair in Frankfurt until 18 March 2016. Interested parties travel from all over the world to experience intelligent building technology live at this event. This entertaining video shows you everything that goes on behind the scenes at a trade fair stand, at the same time giving you a realistic impression of the brand new products and options. Besides hoping that you will enjoy the video, the international Gira team looks forward to meeting you in person in Hall 11.1 at stands B16 and B32.
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Compact, powerful, universal: The Gira G1 is the intelligent central operating unit for building technology. Whether switching and dimming lights, raising and lowering blinds or controlling room temperature: all the functions can be conveniently controlled via the brilliant 480 x 800 pixel multi-touch display by touching it or by hand movements such as wiping or resting your hand on it. The outstanding, intuitive-operated Gira Interface also makes the configuration of time-controlled functions or the adjustment of scenarios into child's play. In connection with the DCS-IP-gateway, the Gira G1 can also be used as a home station.
See who is at home, switch lights on and off or optimise your home temperature settings, whether at home or on the go. The new Gira X1 enables visualisation and automation of the family home. Its compact design and top hat rail mounting facilitate rapid and space-saving installation. Simple and rapid configuration by drag & drop supports rapid set-up. The logic simulation integrated in the Gira Project Assistant supports the testing of the individually-created automation solutions. All this is the basis for cost effective project implementation.
The Gira E3 switch range comes with a new design language and its own colour palette, radiating harmony and relaxation. With the aid of the NCS colour system (www.ncscolour.com), an exclusive collection of warm grey and brown tones has been developed. Gentle contours and the soft-touch surfaces of the cover plates give modern building technology an attractive, contemporary look. A wide variety of individual design variations can be created by combining the base frame and white or anthracite-coloured inserts with the various cover plates.
Gira Project Assistant (GPA)
The Gira Project Assistant features a clear design, enables intuitive operation per drag & drop and guides users through successful Parametrisation in four steps, both online and offline.
Gira KNX dimming actuators
The brightness of lights can be conveniently adjusted with the Gira KNX DRA dimming actuators for individual lighting scenarios and reduced energy consumption, automatically via KNX. The KNX DRA dimming actuators with the index status I04 are still universally usable, as in addition to dimmable high-voltage LEDS, low-voltage LEDs (with ballast devices) are now also generally supported. The automatic measurement option for all LED loads simplifies set-up.
Gira Logic Module L1
It can be used for switching on lights in a time-delayed sequence, calling up certain light scenes directly using a push button sensor, controlling room temperature, or setting other logical functions. With the Gira Logic Module L1, single-family home and properties of similar sizes featuring a KNX system can be easily equipped with a series of automated comfort functions.
Gira KNX IP router
The Gira KNX IP router interconnects KNX lines via data networks. For this, it uses the KNXnet/IP standard and in the current software version 4 also the secure communication standard KNXnet/IP Secure. KNX telegrams are now also transmitted in encrypted form between the devices via an IP network. KNXnet/IP Secure allows the authentication and encryption of the telegrams sent out by KNX devices in IP networks. This ensures that KNX tunnelling or routing telegrams cannot be read or manipulated on IP. The KNXnet/IP Secure mechanisms work as an additional safety device which protects all KNXnet/IP data traffic: for example on a shared technical backbone of a building.
Gira KNX binary input, 6-channel and 8-channel
A wide range of contacts can be connected to the Gira KNX binary inputs in the DRA housing: e.g. switches,
buttons, magnet contacts or pulse outputs of meters. Its switching processes are converted to KNX telegrams. The inputs can be assigned various functions or blocked independently of each other in the process. Status LEDs for each channel provide information about the respective switching state.
Gira KNX valve drive 3
The Gira KNX servo drive 3, powered by electric motor, controls room temperatures for heating systems. It is suitable for use with heaters, radiators, convectors, in heating circuit distributors, for example, for underfloor heating and many other systems. The valve drive is installed directly on a valve connection (M30 × 1.5). The special features of the Gira KNX servo drive 3 include an integrated room temperature sensor, the intelligent time-switched valve flushing and other convenient software functions.
Gira Control 19 Client 2
The Gira Control 19 Client 2, a touch screen PC for control of the KNX installation via the Gira HomeServer or FacilityServer, is provided with completely revised hardware: Thanks to technical progress in the computer field, components are available, from the display through the mainboard to the power supply unit, which perform their tasks in a reliable and energy-efficient manner. The maximum energy requirement was reduced from 39W to 24W, in standby mode even from 5W to just 1.1W. Less power loss also means less waste heat and therefore a higher and longer service life.
Gira eNet is the new bi-directional wireless system for smart networking and management of home technology. Light and blinds can be easily integrated in scenes and controlled using a wide range of operating devices, even while away using the Gira eNet Server. Gira eNet System installation and start-up is intuitive and easy to understand. Standard applications can be set using the push-button method on the devices themselves. More complex applications can be programmed quickly, easily and conveniently using a computer and the Gira eNet Assistant. Both methods, manually and PC, can be used in parallel and are mutually compatible.
Gira KNX RF
With Gira KNX RF, the operating comfort of building management systems can be increased easily at any time in buildings with an existing KNX system. "KNX RF" stands for "KNX Radio Frequency", i.e. KNX via wireless signal. With little time or effort and above all without noise and dust, new options for controlling light, blinds, atmosphere, etc. can be now be installed in the home by wireless command.
ZigBee® Light Link
Smart lighting systems based on the ZigBee® Light Link such as Philips Hue or Osram Lightify are popular with end users, especially for retrofitting. The Gira controls for ZigBee® Light Link, seamlessly integrating such systems in terms of function and design into the Gira switch system.
Gira System 106
The Gira System 106 is a modular door communication system with metal face plates in an elegant, minimalist design. Its basic dimensions are 106.5 × 106.5 mm. With a Gira System 106 door intercom, hospitality begins even before reaching the front door: From the call button module, voice module and camera module to the info module, all functions are consistently and clearly designed.
Gira door communication configurator
The Gira door communication system supports systems of different types and sizes: from single and multifamily homes to entire apartment blocks. From simple audio systems and video systems to integration in a computer network. The Gira Configurator for door communication systems is a user-friendly online tool that turns the individual configuration of such systems into a pleasurable activity for proprietors and managers but also for tradesmen and other professionals.
Gira Design Configurator with Augmented Reality
An overview of the entire design system: With the Gira Design Configurator, the variety of frame designs in the Gira switch range can be combined in various colours and materials with selected functions just as you wish, now with additional features such as the fascinating "Augmented Reality" mode, which shows via your Smartphone or tablet camera how the selected Gira switches look in the actual environment.
Gira residual current protection
Leakage currents are a serious, invisible danger that can be lethal for both people and pets. They are a result of damaged cables, defective electrical devices or humidity. In new buildings, the installation of integrated leakage current protection is prescribed. In older buildings, on the other hand, residual current protection is often missing. The Gira leakage current protection socket and the Gira leakage current safety switch are a simple and reliable retrofittable solution. They can be combined with all corresponding cover frames from the Gira switch range as function inserts in the Gira System 55.
Gira DALI control devices
DALI (Digital Addressable Lighting Interface) is a common standard for lighting control, particularly in properties such as offices, shops, restaurants or hotels. In addition to brightness control, control of the colour temperature is becoming increasingly important. To ensure the convenient and intuitive dimming and control of lights with a DALI interface, Gira offers corresponding DALI potentiometers in various models. With installation in the device box and the suitable covers and frames, the Gira DALI control devices are seamlessly integrated into the Gira design system.
Gira presence and motion detector 360° compact
The Gira compact presence and motion detector 360° offers a number of functions for automating lighting. First and foremost is the reliable detection of movement, but the presence and motion detector may also be used simply as a twilight switch.
Revox operating unit Voxnet 218
Simply enter a room and call up your favourite music with just the push of a button: This is made possible by the wall-mounted control unit Voxnet 218 for Revox Voxnet - in harmony with the design of the Gira switch range. The easy and intuitive single-button operation via the wall-mounted control units makes the Voxnet multi-user audio system unique on the market. Every button in the Revox system can be assigned to any function.
For several years now, the Gira App Store has been firmly established as a marketplace and platform for interesting solutions for the Gira Home Server. More than 200 apps are available today, including plugins, function templates,logic blocks and sample projects. Up to now, access was primarily reserved for system integrators. The Gira App Store is now open to all specialist electrical firms in an effort to develop an even broader user base and to open up new applications for the Gira Home Server. This will ensure that the Gira App Store, unique in the industry, continues to play a role in the future as a competent service and marketing platform for intelligent building technology applications.
Gira Inscription Service
Clearly-labelled buttons, rockers, doorbell signs, Revox operating units or LED orientation lights perfect individual electrical installation with products from Gira System 55. Using the Gira Inscription Service on the Internet, both customers and inscription holders can order the label they desire, whether clear rockers or painted rockers on a metal base, the latter in a special, very high-quality laser marking process.