How to upload and display short/Long messages on SE8000 series Room Controllers using SBO via BACnet

Issue

Unable to write strings (messages) to the "Long Screen Message Text" and the "Short Screen Message Text" points on the SE8000 Room controller using an Automation Server (AS) through BACnet.

Product Line

SmartStruxure Solution, SmartStruxure Lite

Environment

SmartStruxure Lite

Multi Purpose Manager

SE8xxx Room controller
SE8000 Series
SER8300, SE8300, SE8350
Ex. Viconics branding VT8000 Series

Cause

SBO does not support ".csv" BACnet objects.

Resolution

Short Message:

The Short Message can be written to the SE8000 room controller by populating the "Location" Property with the message

 

Long Message:

The Long Message can be written to the SE8000 room controller by populating the "Description" Property with the message

The message however will not get displayed until the "Display Long Screen Message" has been activated.

Optional: you can also choose the color of the long message background by changing the "Long Message Background Color".