N-Button Automation: Send Data with Push Notification Board

N-Button Lite/Pro software automation feature supports to send data automatically with push notification series board of Nation Control Devices. Here will show you how to use Push Notification Contact Closure Rule to send data to your device.

Step 1.  Download and install N-Button Lite/Pro software.

Step 2. Connect Push Notification board and your device, which will receive data, with your computer.

Step 3. Run N-Button Lite/Pro software. Click Devices Manager –> New to add push notification board and you device to Devices Manager.

N-Button Device Manager - other device

Click the link below to get more information about how to set up push notification board with N-Button Lite/Pro.

If the manufacturer of your device is not list in N-Button Lite/Pro, please select OTHER, and select Serial Port/USB or Network TCP/IP Client according to your device’s interface.

Step 4. Click Scan Channel to open Properties – Scan Channel. Select Push Notification Board added above, keep Bank ID 1, select Channel ID, Style for Scan Channel widget.

N-Button - Scan Channel

Here, Style is Text Label. You can input Caption for the text on the label. The default caption is Close when Push Notification channel is contact closure, otherwise the caption is Open. You also can select other Style for Scan Channel to show red or green when the channel is contact closure.

Step 5. Click OK on above panels. The Scan Channel widget is added and will show on your desktop. It should show Open, press/ push the input channel’s button, you will see the caption on the label changes to Close. That means the push notification board works well with N-Button.  You can add more Scan Channel widgets for other channels. Just be sure you select the right Channel ID for the widget.

Scan Channel Widget Open Scan Channel Widget Close

Step 5.  Right-click the Scan Channel widget to show pop-up menu, click N-Button Lite/Pro Manager to open the manager panel. Click Automation on N-Button Lite/Pro Manager to open Automation Manager. Click New to show  Rule Type panel. Click Push Notification Contact Closure Rule to open setting panel.

N-Button Lite Manager

N-Button - Automation Rule

Step 6. Click the first Setting  button to select Device, Bank ID and Channel ID, which you will trigger Send Data action.

N-Button - Automation Rule - Push Notification

Step 7.  Click the second Setting button to select Action Type – Send Data, Action Device – MyDevice, select the format of the data and input the data you want to send to your device.

Sample 1: send Text dataN-Button - Automation Rule - Push Notification Rule

Sample 2: send Hex dataN-Button - Automation Rule - Push Notification - Send Data

Step 8. Click OK on all above setting panels to finish automation setting until you see the Scan Channel widget on your desktop.

Step 9. Now, when you push the button for the channel to make it contact closure, the data you input in Step 7 will be sent to your device automatically.

By this way, you can set up each channel to send different data to your device.

See Also:

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Light Control with N-Button Automation Schedule Rule
N-Button Automation Control Device with Conditional Rule
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N-Button Automation: Trigger Relay with Push Notification Board
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