Global Cache – User Manual

iTach IP to Contact Closure Modules

Crestron Home Setup

The information below details the specific configuration to allow the hardware to work with the associated Crestron Home Driver.

Our recommendations:

  • Static IP address on the same Subnet

Global Cache IP to Contact Closure (IP2CC) Modules

Click here for the manufacturers Global Cache Configuration manual.

Hardware Covered

  • IP2CC
  • IP2CC-P
  • WF2CC

IP / LAN Settings

If you have the WF2IR then please read here for specific setup info.

Global Caché network-connected products currently support network connectivity through Ethernet or WiFi, depending on product line and model. By default, all devices are configured to automatically acquire their IP configuration via DHCP. However, if a DHCP server is not available, devices will assume a default static IP address as specified in each device’s documentation. Configuration of a device’s network and I/O settings can be managed through the product’s configuration web pages, or via API commands if supported by the product Global Caché Unified TCP API (see here).

For detailed information about configuration and operation of the various products from a user perspective, please refer to each product’s Quick Start or User Guide here.

Connect both an RJ45 (Ethernet) network cable and power supply to your iTach unit. If the iTach is PoE (Power over Ethernet) enabled, connecting a power supply is not necessary.

In its default configuration, the iTach TCP/IP models use DHCP to automatically obtain an IP address from your router. To determine the iTach’s IP address, download the iHelp application here.

Run iHelp on a Windows PC connected to your network. iHelp listens for Global Caché multicast beacons and displays the iTach IP address and other details within one minute. If a DHCP server is not present, defaulted iTach units will reside at IP


iTach configuration can be reset to factory defaults by inserting a large metal paper clip into the small opening located to the right of the power connector. Only insert the paper clip approximately 1/8” (3mm) in. The LEDs on the front of the iTach will rapidly blink in unison, indicating a reset. Use a light touch when resetting your iTach, as force may damage your iTach hardware irreparably.

Network Port Usage

ServicePort / ProtocolDetail
Control4998 (TCP)Control Port
Discovery Service9131 (UDP)The beacon is a UDP packet sent to the multicast IP address on UDP port
number 9131. Any system listening to this address and port will receive the periodic beacon message.
The message is sent 3 seconds after power on and then at random intervals of 10 to 60 seconds
Web Server80The port used to display the control and configuration web

Network Capacity: Notes on Simultaneous TCP Connections
The iTach Series of devices supports 8 simultaneous open TCP software connections.


The Global Cache Firmware is accessible through Global Cache support portal here.

MODE eDIN+ Hardware Configuration Manual


Crestron Home Setup

The information below details the specific configuration to allow the hardware to work with the associated Crestron Home Driver.

Our recommendations:

  • Enable Gateway Control set to Enabled on Port 26
  • Static IP address on the SAME Subnet
  • Configured with a Global/All area with all devices available for main ON/OFF switching
  • All other have other areas setup with at least 5 scenes per area

eDIN+ Modules

Hardware covered:

  • DIN-NPU-00-01-PLUS – Network Processor Module
  • DIN-03-04-PLUS – 4 Channel Dimmer Module
  • DIN-02-04-TE-PLUS – 4 Channel Dimmer Module – TE
  • DIN-MSR-05-04-PLUS – 4 Channel Relay Contact Module
  • DIN-UBC-01-05-PLUS – Universal Ballast Control Module
  • DIN-PSU-24V-PLUS – Power Supply Module
  • DIN-02-08-PLUS – 8 Channel Dimmer Module
  • DIN-DBM-32-08-PLUS – DALI Broadcast Module
  • DIN-INT-00-08-PLUS – Input-Output Module
  • DIN-MBUS-SPL-04-PLUS – 4 Port M-BUS Splitter Module

System Architecture

SEE detail below for configuration of IP and Gateway Control

Express Setup:

Important – 5 Golden Rules – Network Processor Unit (NPU)

If you don’t read anything else…
If you don’t generally read manuals then we ask that you just read these 5 golden

  1. In the configuration editor: scenes are defined in columns, inputs are shown in
    rows. The intersection between the two is where the input triggers the output.
  2. Channels should always be named as follows: : .
    The colon : symbol must be included
  3. The configuration-editor username is always “configuration”. The
    password is whatever you set it to be.
  4. An I/O module which has some channels set as an input, and some set as an
    output will appear twice: once in the outputs section, and once in the inputs
  5. Your NPU must have it’s own unique IP address, and be on the same sub-net
    as the computer which you are using to browse its’ web-pages.

IP / LAN Settings

All aspects of the eDIN networking can be configured through the web interface.

The IP address of the NPU must be unique on the LAN.
If you want to access the NPU from outside your LAN, perhaps from another
computer on the Internet, then you’ll need to know the site’s public IP address, and
you’ll need to set up Port Forwarding on your router.

You can select which ports are used for each of the network services offered by the
eDIN NPU. Each service has a default port, which you do not have to change if you
do not need to:

BY DEFAULT, OUR DRIVER USES PORT 26 in the ‘Enable gateway control’ section (see image below), this can be changed if required

The Embeded WebServer
eDIN is configured using a web browser. No eDIN-specific software or tools are

To access the embedded web server, contained within the eDIN Network Processor
Unit, connect the NPU and your computer to a LAN (Local Area Network).

Alternatively the IP address can be set manually. This is only recommended for
networks that do not have a DHCP server, as otherwise the DHCP server may allocate
the IP address that has already been manually set for the eDIN module to another
device. That would then mean that there are two devices with the same IP address on
the same network, which will cause problems.

Once you know the IP address of the eDIN NPU, type it into the URL bar of your
web browser.

eDIN is compatible with many web browsers that run Javascript, JQuery and AJAX, these include:
Microsoft Internet Explorer v7 onwards
Mozilla Firefox v3 onwards
Opera v9 onwards
Safari v4 onwards
Google Chrome v2 onwards

Network port usage

ServicePort / ProtocolDetail
Gateway Control26 (TCP)Mode Lighting Crestron Home Driver – MUST use port 26 by default (can be changed if required)
Remote Control22 (TCP)Control of scenes via “telnet” using the standard commands:
SCENEnnnnGO (where nnnn is the scene number)
Discovery Service19182 (UDP)Enables a PC to automatically discover the eDIN NPU on the
Diagnostic Consol23Used for system analysis
File Server21For uploading and downloading the configuration, scripts, webserver pages and style-sheets etc.
Web Server80The port used to display the control and configuration web
NTPThe clock can be set automatically by connecting to an internetbased time server.
Your site’s network administrator will need to ensure that the
port specified has permission to connect to the NTP server
specified. The Refresh Delay is the number of seconds between
each synchronisation.

Network Capacity: Notes on Simultaneous TCP Connections
The eDIN NPU supports 8 simultaneous open TCP software connections.
Typically a web-browser connection will use up to four of the simultaneous open
connections to achieve faster page-loading. However the connection times will be
brief, so connections will be freed automatically when they are not in use. Therefore
in practice you can have more than two users using the web-browser at one time.
A device that is remote controlling the eDIN system, for example an AV system
processor (e.g. a Crestron unit), will use one connection at a time.
Therefore in a typical set-up you can have one web browser and four remote-control
devices simultaneously maintaining open connections to the eDIN NPU.

Setting Areas and Scenes

The Configuration menu in the Web interface will take you to the page where you can set the Areas and Scenes.

Configuring eDIN
The eDIN processor may be configured in the following areas, in the following order:
1. Select modules, and set up hardware
2. Create and edit scenes (output actions)
3. Create and edit triggers (input actions)
4. Create users, and assign access privileges
5. Configure network settings and security

Setting Up Modules, Scenes and Triggers
The configuration screen is used to setup the hardware modules and what they do.
There is a quick setup feature that can do much of the work for you automatically.
From the front screen select Configuration to access a page which shows a
spreadsheet-type view, with the modules in a column on the left, and scenes in
columns on the right.

  • Configured with a Global/All area with all devices available for main ON/OFF switching (top left)
  • All other have other areas setup with at least 5 scenes per area


How to Update the Software Inside eDIN

From the front page click on Settings and then select the Software Upgrade tab.

The current version of firmware and the editor software are shown. If you ever need
to contact Mode Technical Support, please make a note of these.
To update either part click here to access the Firmware Update page.
eDIN contains two sets of software:
1) The firmware, which handles M-Bus communications, memory
management and all of the internal features that make up eDIN.
2) The Configuration Editor, which is the embedded web application, visible
to engineers and users via the web browser.
The firmware has been written and created by Mode Lighting (UK) Ltd and can not
be modified externally. However updates are available from time to time, which
contain new or enhanced features as part of our programme of continual product
development, based on customer feedback.
The Configuration Editor, or web-application, has also been created by Mode
Lighting (UK) Ltd. Using various web-technologies such as CSS and Javascript it is
possible for a suitably skilled developer to modify the look and feel of the web pages,
including the Style-Sheets and all graphics associated with them. For more
information on this, please contact the sales department to discuss OEM options and
Web Customisation.
You can make a backup of the current firmware/webapplication using the Backup
links, or upgrade the eDIN NPU, using the Upgrade options.

Mode Lighting Crestron Home Driver Datasheet

Driver Type:

Extension / Platform

Driver Category:


Driver Associated 3rd Party Hardware:

  • Mode Edin+ Lighting System

Driver Functionality:

The Mode Driver Series allows sophisticated control of the Mode Edin+ Lighting System. Along with standard lighting functionality there is the now the ability to adjust scenes and tuning.


  • Configuration options allow for scene adjustment and tuning.
  • Dali, Mains dim and switched Circuits supported.
  • Site wide license allows you to integrate the whole home.

Doorlock Sensor Crestron Home Driver Datasheet

Driver Functionality:

The 2N Driver Series allows sophisticated control of the 2N Intercom systems. Along with standard intercom functionality between the intercom panel and the gate/door control there is now the ability to lock/unlock, detect states of lock/unlock and set AutoLock functionality.

In addition to control from the Tile and UI this driver has Sequencing actions that can be used via a quick action that can be selected from the actions button when a SIP Call is received from the front gate station.

Door Lock Function:

We control Lock/Unlock state of the door lock.


We control either Switch 1 or Switch 2 in the 2N Relay. This is configurable in the admin setup along with the IP address of the 2N device.

The Driver calls on the 2N rest API to activate the Switch on the unit.

On the unit the Switch must be configured to control the desired output device.

Door Sense Function

Door sense functionality updates the status of the tile feedback when the door is opened without the lock being released by an action from the driver. It will also indicate if the door is opened when the lock is enabled. See Feedback states above.

Driver Type:

Extension Driver

Driver Category:

Access Control

Driver Associated 3rd Party Hardware:

  • 2N IP Verso
  • 2N IP Solo
  • 2N IP Base
  • 2N IP Force
  • 2N IP Vario
  • WebRelay
  • WebRelay-POE

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