Pharos architectural controls


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The Pharos RIO D (Remote Input Output DALI) device provides a convenient and scalable way to control DALI fixtures and ballasts from Pharos Controllers. Each RIO D supports a single DALI bus, which can be used as an output for control and as an input for triggering. Each device can be placed where it is needed and connected to a Pharos Controller over an Ethernet network.

- Control of up to 64 Dali Ballasts

- Automatic querying for battery level and lamp hours

- Receives Dali messages from other systems or wall panels

- Requires external Dali Bus power supply

The RIO D is Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) powered, with a rugged DIN-rail mounting enclosure and install-friendly connectors. A DALI bus can support up to 64 devices, and the RIO D can also be used for ballast configuration and site commissioning. DALI Emergency ballasts are also supported, with the ability to schedule automatic Function and Duration tests.


Remote Devices allow the fully scalable Pharos system to be tailored to the needs of each individual project. Multiple Pharos Controllers can be used together with up to 200 Remote Devices and will synchronise automatically. The Controllers are programmed using the free Pharos Designer 2 software.


Made for permanent installation, with installer-friendly 0.200 (5.08mm) plug-in rising clamp terminals, a rugged, compact enclosure, and easy DIN rail mounting.


5 Year Warranty.