This tutorial teaches you how to add IES files to your light fixtures in the schedule. An IES file is required to use a light fixture in photometric calculations. You need to obtain the IES file outside of Design Master Electrical. They are available on the manufacturer's websites.
Open drawing E-3.1.
Create Light Fixture Type S
|1.||Run the Light Fixture Project Schedule command. The Light Fixture Project Schedule dialog box will open.|
Ribbon: DM Electrical->Devices-> Light Fixture Project Schedule
Pulldown Menu: DM Electrical->Light Fixtures->Light Fixture Project Schedule
|2.||Press the New button. The New dialog box will open.|
|3.||Set New Light Fixture Callout to S.|
|4.||Press the OK button to create the light fixture type.|
|5.||Press the Select Block button. The Select Light Fixture Block dialog box will open.|
|6.||Set Light Fixture Description to Single Pole Mounted. It will be near the bottom of the list.|
|7.||Press the OK button to set the block.|
|8.||In the IES File section, press the Select button. The Select IES File dialog box will open.|
|9.||Select the 400watt.ies file in the folder.|
|10.||Press the Open button. A dialog box will ask Load information from IES file?|
|11.||Press the Yes button. The information from the IES file will be loaded in the fixture schedule.|
Once the information is loaded you can manually modify the values as needed.
|12.||Set Volts to 277V 1P 2W.|
|14.||Press the Save button to save your changes.|