Display Setup panel - Johnson Controls - Metasys - LIT-12011147 - Software Application - Controller Configuration Tool - 15.0

Controller Tool Help

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Controller Configuration Tool
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Table 1. Local controller display Setup panel




Applies the changes and exits the Edit mode.


Exits the Edit mode without applying the changes.

Display Settings

Defines the contrast percentage and backlight intensity value for the display using drop-down menus:
  • Contrast: 10%, 25%, 50%, 75%, or 90%
  • Backlight Intensity: Off, Dim, Medium, or Bright

Refer to Specifying Local Controller Display settings.

Timeout Settings

Sets the idle timeout and backlight timeout values used by the display using drop-down menus:
  • Idle Timeout: 1 minute, 5 minutes, 15 minutes, 30 minutes, or 1 hour
  • Backlight Timeout: 1 minute, 5 minutes, 1 hour, or 8 hours

Refer to Specifying Local Controller Display timeout settings.


Enables or disables password access to the display. The choices are Disabled or Local.

If you select Disabled, the password fields in this window are disabled, and a password is not required to use the Local Controller Display.

If you select Local, the password fields are enabled, and the specified password is required to access the Local Controller Display. Asterisk characters (*) are shown to hide a password as it is entered. Acceptable characters are uppercase letters A to Z and numbers 0 to 9. Lowercase letters convert to uppercase characters when typed. The maximum password length is 40 characters.

The option Default is available on compatible firmware release modes, 10.6 and later, and is the default option for those release modes. The option means that the password is determined by the device. Refer to your local controller display documentation for further information.

Refer to Defining Local Controller Display authorization.