Sending a Message to the Controller from BaseManager
Posted by Leanne Lloyd-Fairey on 10 November 2014 02:36 PM

BaseManager users with Site Manager or Company Admin accounts can access the BaseManager Administration interface and send messages to controllers.

  1. After you have logged into BaseManager, click the Menu icon in the upper-left corner of the page.
  2. In the menu, click Administration.
  3. In the next menu, click Administration again. The BaseManager Administration interface opens in a new browser tab.
  4. In the My Company Admin menu on the left side of the page, position the cursor on My Controllers. In the expanded menu, click Edit My Controllers.
  5. Find the row for the controller that you want to send a message to, and then click the Edit button.
  6. Using the mouse, scroll down to the Send Special Command to Controller section.
  7. In the text box, highlight the default text, and then type the message that you want to send to the controller.
  8. Click the Send Message to Controller button.

Example of a message displayed on the BaseStation 3200 V12 controller

Note: You can also bring up the Send Special Command to Controller fields by clicking the controller ID number in the Send MSG column on the My Controllers table.