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DC Controllers: Instructions & Schematic

Applies to this controller: DDC-1-10-RF: Please note that this unit is out of production; this page is here for archival purposes only

12v reversible DC motor controller

1. Preparing the controller:

Please note that these controllers are shipped with the RF remote pre-programmed for operation with the controller. You do not have to do any setup if you are going to use it as a stand-alone controller.

12v RF reversible controller schematic
Figure 1: DDC-1-10-RF Controller Schematic

The first step is to remove the controller housing back cover. When you turn it over and .

The above schematic shows the layout of the pigtail wiring harness terminals, as seen looking from above the board.

2. Programming the 'Learn' function:

  • Press the button on the main board, this will cause the controller to enter the 'learn' mode (LED starts flashing)
  • Press the remote control FORWARD button until flashing stops - the FORWARD function is successfully programmed.
  • Press the learning button on the main board again (LED starts flashing)
  • Press the remote control STOP button until the flashing stops - the STOP function is successfully programmed.
  • Press the learning button on the main board again (LED starts flashing)
  • Press the remote control REVERSE button until the flashing stops - the REVERSE function is successfully programmed.

PLEASE NOTE: The learning sequence must be: FORWARD-STOP-REVERSE or REVERSE-STOP-FORWARD

Do not omit the 'STOP' by doing this: FORWARD-REVERSE or REVERSE-FORWARD

3. Specifications & Use:

This 10 amp controller has the special ability to 'learn' RF remote control codes, allowing it to be used in a 'one-remote-to-many-controllers' system, or vice versa in a 'one-controller-to-many-remotes' configuration.

The RF radio remote has the ability to reach through walls and will work from any location in a typical household. It is a full reversing controller, with forward-reverse-stop latching capability.

Specifications:

  • Working Voltage: DC6V /12v
  • Max Load Current: 10 Amp
  • Quiescent Current : 3-5mA
  • Rated power : 60W
  • Receiving frequency: 315-433.92MHz
  • Receiving sensitivity : -95Db m

This remote is suitable for use with our RollerTrol™ tubular motors that enable you to make any size of custom panel, screen or window covering. We supply the tubular motor (works with this remote control), and mounting brackets - you supply the custom 1.5" ID roller tube (readily available anywhere tubing is sold) and roller material.

  • This controller works with our RollerTrol™ tubular motors or any 12v DC brushed motor

We sincerely hope you enjoy using these advanced controllers; if you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at any time!