Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Distribute Lighting & Data Devices From CAD

From the Autodesk App Store:

  • Distribution of lighting and communication/data devices from an imported Autodesk® AutoCAD® drawing
  • Useful in lighting distribution from DiaLux CAD output
  • Convert CAD drawings to Autodesk® Revit®
  • supports indoor and outdoor distributions
  • Wall-mounted fixtures are not supported

General Instructions

Option 1 (by CAD layers)

One Revit family type will be used for all CAD blocks on the same layer (recommended for distribution from DiaLux)

Option 2 (by CAD block names)

One Revit family type will be used for each CAD block with a unique name

  1. Link/Import the CAD drawing
  2. Adjust the position of the CAD drawing in the desired vie
  3. Place Spaces/Rooms
  4. Run the add-in
  5. Select the CAD drawing
  6. Pick a family type for each CAD object
  7. Press ok

License info:

License for unlimited number of machines for companies

single License for individual users

Read Help Document

About This Version

Version 1.0.0, 12/30/2019 – Initial release.

Distribute Lighting & Data Devices From CAD is brought to you by LastResort. It's priced at US $10.00/month or $90.00/year.

This add-in is compatible with Revit 2020 and 2019.

Download from the Autodesk App Store »

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