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Testing for DALI or DALI-2 compliance

Test equipment

Testing for DALI-2 and DALI version-1 compliance is carried out using ProbitLab test equipment, together with ProbitBench software. Both ProbitLab and ProbitBench are developed, owned and distributed by Lichtvision Engineering.

DiiA members are supplied with software Test Sequences that enable compliance testing. These test sequences are plugins for ProbitBench.

There are two different versions of the testing hardware: ProbitLab (no longer available) and ProbitLab2. 

Equipment Capability
ProbitLab ProbitLab can test DALI version-1 and DALI-2 control gear, provided they do NOT have an integrated bus power supply.
ProbitLab2 In addition to the above, ProbitLab2 can test DALI-2 control devices (e.g. sensors, application controllers etc), standalone bus power supplies, and devices with integrated bus power supplies.

 

DALI Test Houses

Member companies can carry out the required tests for each product, or they can use the services of DALI test houses that are accredited by DiiA.

>> DALI Test Houses

Test sequences

Test Sequences for DALI-2 and DALI version-1 testing are developed by DiiA’s Technical & Certification Work Group (T&C WG), and supplied to DiiA members.

>> Download DiiA test sequences (DiiA members only)

Test Sequences for DALI-2 testing are based on the DALI-2 Test Specifications, which are in turn derived from either the multi-Part IEC 62386 standard or from new DiiA specifications.

To achieve DALI-2 certification, a product must show compliance with each specification that is implemented.

The DALI-2 certification program will be expanded through the development and release of new Test Sequences, according to the priorities determined by DiiA members.

>> View the provisional timeline for test-sequence development and DALI-2 certification.

The ability to contribute to DiiA’s technology roadmap is an important reason for companies to join DiiA. >> Reasons to join