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 ===== Limitations ===== ===== Limitations =====
-The Nexa system has a big limitation in the way dimmers are controlled which makes computer controlled dimming of Nexa devices practically impossible. Dimming of Nexa Device is done by holding down the button of the remote control for a while - this starts the "dim mode" where the dim level constantly rises and falls. When the wanted dim level is reached, you press the button again to freeze the current level. This means you actually have to see the lamp while dimming and it needs very low latency on the control (to stop at the right moment). This makes it difficult to use in computer controlled remote control applications. The on/off function however is good, in the sense that it has separate on and off commands (not just toggle), this is very good for computer control. See [[comparesystems|system comparison page]] for comparison with other remote control systems.+The old Nexa system ​where you manually set the adresses ​has a big limitation in the way dimmers are controlled which makes computer controlled dimming of Nexa devices practically impossible. ​The self learning version however has excellent support for dimming to an absolute level. 
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 +Dimming of an old Nexa Device is done by holding down the button of the remote control for a while - this starts the "dim mode" where the dim level constantly rises and falls. When the wanted dim level is reached, you press the button again to freeze the current level. This means you actually have to see the lamp while dimming and it needs very low latency on the control (to stop at the right moment). This makes it difficult to use in computer controlled remote control applications. The on/off function however is good, in the sense that it has separate on and off commands (not just toggle), this is very good for computer control. See [[comparesystems|system comparison page]] for comparison with other remote control systems.
  
  

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