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.

DALI-2 is based on version 2 of IEC 62386, which includes control devices (Part 103 and Parts 3xx) for the first time.

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 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