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Touch switch module MDOT-M18

Technical data

Supply voltage
11-16V DC

Current consumption (normal)

Maximal current consumption

Number of sensor fields


90 mm

160 mm

Depth (incl. PCB)
21 mm

General features

Module MDOT-M18 is a component of the Ampio SmartHome system, and can be used for:

  • activating any devices/lighting linked to the Smart Home system
  • informing about device/lighting status (on/off)
  • showing sensor data on the LCD display, such as RDS radio station name, time or other data from smart house modules

Module is controlled via CAN-Bus. Required voltage to power the module is 11-16V DC.

The contact switch has 18 sensor fields with the use of which any system receivers can be controlled. It is possible to configure a different action for a short tap, and another one for a longer press.

Its LCD display, unlike standard displays, provides screen swiping function with 12 scrollable screens that work in the following modes:

  • 3-lines mode
  • 4-functions mode
  • Timer
  • Alarm (arming/disarming)
  • Numerical keyboard

LED RGB lights placed over the sensor fields inform about the device’s status – whether it is on, or off. Their operations can also be freely configured, and can signal any other event that occurred in the system.

The brightness and colours of pictograms’ illumination, as well as the status lights, can be regulated in a configuration programme according to customer’s preferences, so that they do not blind the user at night. The panel has a proximity sensor, thanks to which, when there is no object in front of the panel, the light intensity is set to a predefined value, and after bringing a hand closer to it, it will light up to a higher set value.

Pictograms that are offset-printed, extremely durable and allow for customisation of the graphic design to customer’s individual order (e.g. version for roller blinds control, lighting, atmospheric scenes).

The module is also equipped with a buzzer indicating a sensor field has been pressed. Sound volume and modes can be adjusted to client’s preferences.

The device has a port for connecting the Dallas 18B20 temperature sensor. The sensor data are transmitted to CAN bus and may be used for controlling heating systems, window blinds or any other system peripherals.

LCD screen with three independent sections allows to display many different pieces of information at the user’s discretion.

It can be for example:

  • sensor data, such as temperature, humidity, pressure etc.
  • RDS radio station name from the MAMP-1s A/V Receiver module
  • time, date or other data from smart house modules


A special guiding plate is used for installing the switch.

Find out how to fix the plate by reviewing the following instruction:
Installation of a guiding plate for the 18-field panel.


The module may be programmed with a special programmer, available for authorised technicians, and the Ampio SmartHome CAN configurator software. This program provides for setting up the module’s response to input signals and other information from the CAN bus.

Module dimensions

Dimensions expressed in mm.

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Connection diagram

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