FS-8700-84 – Lutron eLumen

FieldServer Driver – Serial
Lutron eLumen

Driver Description

The Serial eLumen driver allows the FieldServer to transfer data to and from devices over RS-232 or RS-485 using eLumen protocol. The FieldServer can only be used operationally as a Lutron client driver. Any existing Lutron server drivers are for FieldServer testing purposes only and cannot be used to emulate an eLumen system.

The driver supports the following 3 panels: GRAFIK5000, GRAFIK6000 and GRAFIK7000

The hardware for all 3 panels is identical. The only differences are limits in the database. GRAFIK5000 has only 1 CSD link and can have a max of 128 zones. GRAFIK6000 has 3 CSD links with 512 zones. GRAFIK7000 has 6 links with 512 zones and can communicate with other processors.

The FieldServer eLumen driver implements the following functionality:

  • Status monitoring of eLumen system data and parameters.
  • System Control of eLumen.

Status monitoring is achieved by sending status requests to the eLumen system. Retrieved status data are collected and stored in FieldServer data arrays that allow access by other protocols.

System Control Commands can be configured in the FieldServer to address any groups of Areas, Zones or Scenes. A mechanism is provided by which the parameters are set before the command is triggered using the upstream protocol. Commands are provided to read the names of Areas, Zones and Scenes from the eLumen to facilitate access by SCADA systems.

Fieldserver Mode Nodes Comments
Client 1 Only 1 client node allowed on Multidrop systems


Formal Driver Type

Client only.


Connection Information

Connection type: RS-232 or RS-485 (Two wire, Half-Duplex)
Baud Rates: 2400; 9600; 19200; 38400 – Vendor limitation
Data Bits: 8
Stop Bits: 1
Parity: None
Multidrop Capability: Yes


Compatibility Matrix

FieldServer Model Compatible with this driver
FS-B2010 Yes
FS-B2011 Yes
FS-B40 Series Yes
FS-B30 Series No


Proprietary Physical Interfaces Supported

Fieldserver Model Adapter Model # Vendor Physical Medium


Devices tested:

Device Tested (FACTORY, SITE)
Lutron Grafik6000 Factory
Lutron Grafik7000 Site


Connection configurations


Connection Notes

Pin-out eLumen
Pin 2 Data Out
Pin 3 Data In
Pin 5 common


Communications functions – Supported functions at a glance:

Data Types Supported

Read Operations supported

FieldServer as a client
Read System Names:
Get Area Names
Get Scene Names
Get Zone Names
Read System Status:
Get Area Status
Get Timeclock Status
Get Wallstation Status
Get Switch Status
Get Zone Intensity
Get Time Now
Get Astro Times
Get Date
Get Code Revision Level
Get Boot Code Revision Level
Get Serial Number
Get System Variable Value
Request Panel Emergency Status
System Zone Control:
Halt Zone
Toggle Zone Output Level
Fade Zone to Level
Ramp Up Zone Intensity
Ramp Down Zone Intensity
Pommel or Pulse Zone Intensity
Multi Level ( Flash or Warn or Chase ) Zone Intensity
Ramp Scene Zones Up
Ramp Scene Zones Down
Stop Scene Ramp Up
Stop Scene Ramp Down
System Scene Control:
Select System Scene
Select System Scene using Override Times
Output Temporary Scene
Select Scene in Area
System Timeclock Control:
Disable Until Enable Issued
Disable Until End of Day or Enable Issued
Re-enable with Complete Catchup
Re-enable and do Previous Event
Standard Re-enable
New Schedule
Set Timeclock
Wallstation Control:
Enable Wallstation
Disable Wallstation
Simulate Wallstation Switch Press
Simulate Wallstation Switch Release
Run Script
Set System Variable
Toggle System Variable
Enabling Switch Presses and Releases Reporting
Disabling Switch Presses and Releases Reporting
Listening to Switch Presses and Releases
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