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8.0 LEDs

STATUS - green LED

The status LED indicates when the T7 is performing autonomous tasks, such as running a Lua script or streaming. The LED will blink when a script accesses a modbus register or when a stream packet is prepared.  

The status LED also activates during firmware updates to indicate various stages of the process, refer to the Combined LED Activity section.

COMM - yellow LED

The primary indicator for packet transfer.  If the T7 is communicating the COMM LED will be blinking.  A few blinks after connecting to the PC indicates that the T7 is enumerating.  Enumeration is when the standard USB initialization takes place, and the host is gathering device information.  

The COMM LED will blink when the T7 receives Modbus commands, or when streaming data.  Each packet will produce a single blink.  If commands are issued rapidly, the LED will blink rapidly.  At high packet transfer rates the LED will blink at 10Hz, even though more than 10 packets are being processed per second.

Normal Power-Up Behavior

  1. Both LEDs blink rapidly for about 1 second.
  2. COMM solid off and STATUS solid on.
  3. If USB enumerates, COMM blinks a few times and then stays solid on.

Combined LED Activity

When the LEDs blink together, the T7 is computing checksums.

When the LEDs are alternating, the T7 is copying a firmware image.

Register Listing

LED Config Registers
Name Start Address Type Access
- Address: 48006
Sets the LED operation: 0 = Off. Useful for lower power applications. 1 = normal. 2 = Lower power, LEDs will still blink but will normally be off. 3 = Reserved. 4 = Manual, in this mode the LEDs can be user controlled.
  • Data type: UINT16  (type index = 0)
  • Readable and writable
  • Minimum firmware version: 0.8600
- Address: 48056
The ON/OFF state of the LEDs after a power-cycle to the device.
  • Data type: UINT16  (type index = 0)
  • Readable and writable
  • Minimum firmware version: 0.8600