US 9,814,119 B2
Method and system for actuating loads connected to a bus system
Thomas Steffens, Lindenberg im Allgaeu (DE); and Ralf Schladoer, Dornbirn (AT)
Assigned to ZUMTOBEL LIGHTING GMBH, Dornbirn (AT)
Appl. No. 14/768,128
Filed by ZUMTOBEL LIGHTING GMBH, Dornbirn (AT)
PCT Filed Feb. 13, 2014, PCT No. PCT/EP2014/052792
§ 371(c)(1), (2) Date Aug. 14, 2015,
PCT Pub. No. WO2014/125007, PCT Pub. Date Aug. 21, 2014.
Claims priority of application No. 10 2013 202 363 (DE), filed on Feb. 14, 2013.
Prior Publication US 2016/0007427 A1, Jan. 7, 2016
Int. Cl. H05B 37/02 (2006.01)
CPC H05B 37/0254 (2013.01) 13 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A method for controlling consumers connected to a bus system, having a plurality of lamp operating devices, comprising:
providing at least one command generator and a central clock generator which is also connected to the bus system,
controlling the lamp operating devices, where control is carried out via the transmission of data packets, and
after the initiation of a data packet transmission via the central clock generator, the command generator fills an area of the data packet which is assigned to it,
wherein multiple command generators are connected to the bus system and different areas of the data packet are assigned to each of them.