Momentary to Latching

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This is pretty self-explanatory, creates latching function of any momentary switch.

Featured functions

  • Possibility to configure 5 switches
  • Has a monitor screen for easy testing
  • Activate momentary switch -> latching switch goes ON
  • Activate momentary switch again -> latching switch goes OFF
  • All switches created by application are OFF on initialization of model

There is one important thing to remember, the momentary switch is allowed to be ON for max. 2 seconds. Any longer than that makes the latching switch return to its previous state. Leaving the momentary switch ON for a long period results in application switch jumping between states every two seconds.

Installation

In short: Copy the .lc (or .lua, the .lc is memory-optimized) file from github here to your transmitters Apps-folder, if there is a translation file copy the .jsn file to Apps/Lang-folder on your transmitter. Head on to “Applications” -> “User applications” and add the app. Guide on installation of Lua-apps available here if you need some more in-depth guide.

Setting up and using “Momentary To Latching”

This is easy to use. Open from menu “Application” -> “Mopmentary to Latching” and from the applications “Momentary To Latching”-screen set switches as you would normally do:

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To the left of your switch is the status display of corresponding latching function:

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In the picture above we can see the latching switch 1 being active even when selected switch Sf is not. Activating Sf again will return the latching switch 1 to OFF.

This application is perfect for those voice command switches, after giving a voice command the voice switches are active only for a small moment, they are not latching. This gives you more possibilities to use them.

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After setting the desired amount of momentary to latching switches up you can use them where ever you would use switches:

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That was so easy!

Version history

  • 1.0 Original version
  • 1.1 Housekeeping, moved to “one app”
  • 1.2 Loop-fix of switch 5
  • 1.3 Removed from “one app” to own application, added comments
  • 1.4 Added multi-language, languages available EN, DE
  • 1.5 Fixed: Error when used together with all other apps
  • 1.6 Code cleaned – Small performance boost
  • 1.7 Memory improvements

Disclaimer

Some rules do of course apply!

  • Never use LUA to control a function that would take the model down if misbehaving!
  • Always, always test the function thoroughly!
  • If you do not know, then don’t!
  • RC-Thoughts or myself is NOT responsible for anything this application does
  • Applications are free to use (MIT-license) and linking to this page is encouraged!