By "passive components" products like Power Supply Units, PowerLine signal filters etc. are summarized, that can be registered/certified KNX products but do not communicate on the bus.
To create a passive component:
·Create the Hardware as described in Create Hardware and Product elements
·Clear the "Has Individual Address", "Download Individual Address", "Has Application Program", and "Download Application Program" flags at the Hardware element.
·Set one (or more) of the "Is Power Supply", "Is Choke", "Is PowerLineSignalFilter", "Is Cable" flags at the Hardware element.
·If not already created by the Add New Hardware wizard, add a Product.
·If the product shall be registered, add a Hardware2Program entry without Application Program
The following restrictions apply for passive components:
·The Hardware2Program entry must not contain a reference to an Application Program.