This request sets various LCD Display properties.

URL:

/set.cgi?dst=lcd&<optional-parameters>

Optional Parameters:

  • backlight=<0..255> (optional)
    • This parameter (if present) sets the LCD Display’s backlight brightness.
    • Valid range is from 0 to 255.

  • field=<1..4>&id=<0..16> (optional)
    • This parameter group (if present) sets one of the four quadrants of the LCD Display to one of the built-in display functions.
    • Valid fields are from 1 to 4 (see below).
    • Valid display function ID is from 0 to 16 (see below).

LCD Field Description
1 Top-Left
2 Top-Right
3 Bottom-Left
4 Bottom-Right
LCD Function Description
0 Blank
1 Device Name
2 Long Date + 12-Hour Time
3 Short Date + 12-Hour Time
4 Long Date + 24-Hour Time
5 Short Date + 24-Hour Time
6 Long Date
7 Short Date
8 12-Hour Time
9 24-Hour Time
10 User String
11 IP Address
12 Timecode
13 I/O Status
14 CPU Load
15 Show Path
16 Show Name

Response:

A single byte is returned. The following table explains the possible return values.

Result Description
0x00 The operation was successful.
0xFE An internal shared memory error occurred.

Examples:

Function URL
Set the backlight to 75% /set.cgi?dst=lcd&backlight=191
Set the Top-Left quadrant of the LCD to I/O Status /set.cgi?dst=lcd&field=1&id=13