DALI standard IEC 62386

IEC 62386 - the international standard for DALI technology

IEC 62386 is published in multiple Parts, with several new Parts in development.

The standards can be purchased by visiting the IEC website.

General requirements

IEC 62386 part Description Status of published standard Available for DALI version-1 testing Available for DALI-2 certification Notes
101 System DALI-2  
102 Control gear DALI-2  
103 Control devices DALI-2 n/a Certification of single-master application controllers is possible. Multi-masters coming soon.
104 Wireless and alternative wired system In progress n/a    
105 Firmware update In progress n/a    

Parts 2xx - Specific requirements for control gear

IEC 62386 part Description Status of published standard Available for DALI version-1 testing Available for DALI-2 certification Notes
201 Fluorescent lamps DALI-2    
202 Self-contained emergency DALI version-1 Coming soon  
203 HID lamps DALI version-1    
204 Low voltage halogen lamps DALI version-1    
205 Incandescent lamp dimmer DALI version-1    
206 Conversion to DC (0/1-10 V) DALI version-1    
207 LED modules DALI version-1 DiiA has updated v1 test sequences for use with DALI-2.
208 Switching DALI version-1    
209 Colour control DALI version-1 No Coming soon  
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Parts 3xx - Specific requirements for control / input devices

IEC 62386 part Description Status of published standard Available for DALI version-1 testing Available for DALI-2 certification Notes
301 Push buttons DALI-2 n/a Coming soon  
302 Absolute input devices DALI-2 n/a Coming soon  
303 Occupancy sensors DALI-2 n/a Coming soon  
304 Light sensors DALI-2 n/a Coming soon  
305 Colour sensor Future part n/a    
307 Relative input devices In progress n/a    
332 Input control devices - Feedback In progress n/a    
333 Control devices - Manual Configuration In progress n/a    

Parts 2xx - Control gear functions

IEC 62386 part Description Status of published standard Available for DALI version-1 testing Available for DALI-2 certification Notes
216 Load referencing In progress n/a    
217 Thermal gear protection In progress n/a    
218 Dimming curve selection In progress n/a    
219 Power measurement In progress n/a    
220 Centrally-supplied DC emergency operation In progress n/a    
221 Load Shedding In progress n/a    
222 Thermal lamp protection In progress n/a    
223 Light-output compensation over lifetime In progress n/a    
224 Integrated light source In progress n/a    
225 Colour Tc In progress n/a    
226 Colour xy In progress n/a