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    You can't override an Input. Change the link to...

    You can't override an Input. Change the link to an ACO and change that. Change it back when you download it back to the DX.
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    Insight will not be of any help here. If you need...

    Insight will not be of any help here. If you need to load a driver file onto a PXC you need Comm Tools, which unless you are a Siemens employee you cannot get. The application builder and firmware...
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    I don't believe that JCI supported Windows 8.1...

    I don't believe that JCI supported Windows 8.1 with version 5.2. Have you tried running Visio as an administrator?
  4. Thread: Fin...

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    I have found some stuff on Youtube. It looks like...

    I have found some stuff on Youtube. It looks like someone used to make videos. If you search for FIN Builder it will bring up a couple of tutorial type. Not very in depth training as they just seem...
  5. Thread: Siemens Loop

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    Hmm, that looks like an old version of the PPCL...

    Hmm, that looks like an old version of the PPCL manual. I would just use 0 and 100 for lo and hi. Make the output of the LOOP a virtual or local variable and use a table statement to span the output...
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    What tables? The lo and hi are the min and max...

    What tables? The lo and hi are the min and max range of the PID loop output. Best practice is to make them 0 & 100 and use a table function to scale that output to whatever point that you are using...
  7. Thread: Siemens Loop

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    The lo/hi is the range of the pid loop output...

    The lo/hi is the range of the pid loop output signal. If you put 0 for lo and 100 for hi then you have a 0-100% output. If you put 20 for lo and 100 for hi then you have a 20-100% output. You were...
  8. Thread: Siemens Loop

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    It depends on how the point was setup. I would...

    It depends on how the point was setup. I would have used the slope intercept to make the 8-13 range the 0-100% input on the point. So that if the output is at 0 the pressure is at 8 and vice versa. I...
  9. https://www.downloads.siemens.com/download-center/...

    https://www.downloads.siemens.com/download-center/Download.aspx?pos=download&fct=getasset&id1=A6V10305001

    This is the BIBB for the PXC. I have never seen anything specifically for programming in...
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    You can use a RIB. It will accept a 10 VDC signal...

    You can use a RIB. It will accept a 10 VDC signal as a trigger. Haven't tried it yet though.
  11. What are you wanting to configure? There are...

    What are you wanting to configure? There are certain BACnet items that can be configured like address and such, but if you are trying to add programs or points that requires Comm Tool or an HMI cable...
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    I have not heard anything about them dropping the...

    I have not heard anything about them dropping the support for the Digital Output but the latest documentation that I have doesn't show DOs as part of an 8X.

    That being said everytime that I have...
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    Changing the server IP address of the NAE to an...

    Changing the server IP address of the NAE to an AX workstation will not do anything. If you want to bring the NAE into AX then just enable BACnet on the site and then auto discover the NAE from the...
  14. Did you export it as something that shouldn't be...

    Did you export it as something that shouldn't be commanded in BACnet such as an AI or BI? Even an MV, BV, or AV have writable selections and non-writable selections that can be chosen.
  15. You are used to the NAE55 series then. What you...

    You are used to the NAE55 series then. What you have is an NAE 35 or NAE 45. Mostly supplanted by NCEs now, but they are still around. You should be able to login using the standard NAE password. If...
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    The value for NLES.SNOWMELT.T01 is being Sampled...

    The value for NLES.SNOWMELT.T01 is being Sampled every 60 seconds. So it would be 3600 minutes.
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    It doesn't hurt to have IT knowledge in this job,...

    It doesn't hurt to have IT knowledge in this job, but if I were to look at a candidate with just IT training I would probably pass. For this type of work it helps to have IT knowledge as you deal...
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    If you have access to the Siemens panel can you...

    If you have access to the Siemens panel can you post the license that is in it or the firmware version? Should be able to tell what is loaded into it from that.
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    Once the call turns off the system will default...

    Once the call turns off the system will default to the off state for the hybrid activity and you would put off commands linked to the valve outputs.

    I didn't see sequencing in the first post. That...
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    The output is states (0-10). The command...

    The output is states (0-10). The command hierarchy goes though and starts with valve one and commands it. The output of the hierarchy will be state 1. The mux block outputs off and on. Off as default...
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    I don't think that you can do this in the way...

    I don't think that you can do this in the way that you are trying. I would use a hybrid activity and a command hierarchy. You would have to setup alarm for the valves so that the command hierarchy...
  22. Thread: JCI lon

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    Don't give it an XIF in Lonmaker. Have Lonmaker...

    Don't give it an XIF in Lonmaker. Have Lonmaker upload the XIF from the NAE. If for some reason you can't you can go on lonmark and get the XIF file.
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    Most controls companies can do this. I suggest...

    Most controls companies can do this. I suggest that you put together a sequence document detailing how you want your system to operate and send it out for bid.
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    It looks like that you program is initiating a...

    It looks like that you program is initiating a GOSUB to line 30000. We would need to see what is being done there to see why the program doesn't return to line 2010. A GOSUB is like a GOTO with a...
  25. We have several customers that are like this. The...

    We have several customers that are like this. The devices usually don't ride on their direct network and are stand alone, but IT doesn't want them on their network as they usually don't understand...
  26. The NAE would have a Static IP address in it...

    The NAE would have a Static IP address in it already (more than likely). Just make sure that you set up Teamviewer so that you have consistent access to the machine otherwise you will need a passcode...
  27. If you use a computer to connect to the system...

    If you use a computer to connect to the system you could probably get away without the router. TeamViewer will connect without having to have a dedicated IP. I am assuming you are using a USB dongle....
  28. I am not sure of the question. The IP address of...

    I am not sure of the question. The IP address of the NAE changing? That would depend on the dongle. And what are you connecting to with teamviewer? The 3G dongle probably won't give you a static IP...
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    I know that there are firmware changes when you...

    I know that there are firmware changes when you go from R2 to AX with the Talon line. I never go the raptor tool, but Siemens tech support gave me the SCT for connecting to and configuring the...
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    The raptor is a programmable controller. I have...

    The raptor is a programmable controller. I have not done much with those, but I don't think you could just do a replace. The predator controllers are ASC type controllers. The last time that I had to...
  31. You have to make sure that the site is the same...

    You have to make sure that the site is the same as well.
  32. With SCT everything from the site down has to...

    With SCT everything from the site down has to match what is in the NAE. You first need to confirm that everything matches and that you can communicate to the NAE from your machine. If you can login...
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    Technically everything can be done through a...

    Technically everything can be done through a terminal. I don't know what rep you are talking to but they don't know what they are talking about. Basically you can do it 1 of 2 ways. You can use a P2...
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    There is no reason that the JCI Devices cannot be...

    There is no reason that the JCI Devices cannot be used on a Siemens system. Are you trying to replace the FX60 or use it as a router? The MSTP part might be tricky as I know that with the FEC line...
  35. Thread: JCI lon

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    Yes, you can use any brand Lon network management...

    Yes, you can use any brand Lon network management tool though it is better to have the original network configuration if possible.
  36. Thread: JCI lon

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    You replaced the NAE but probably didn't...

    You replaced the NAE but probably didn't commission it on to the LON network. This must be done with a network management tool like LN-Builder 3, which was probably used to startup the job to begin...
  37. The last version for a -0 is 4.0.6 or something...

    The last version for a -0 is 4.0.6 or something like that. 4.1 wouldn't go on a -0.
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    CFM = SQRT ($AVGSVP) * 4.005 * SQFT * (SAF .EQ....

    CFM = SQRT ($AVGSVP) * 4.005 * SQFT * (SAF .EQ. PRFON)

    Where $AVGSVP is the average or current velocity pressure and SQFT is the square foot of your duct. The last part prevents the equation from...
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    You cannot setup a trend using commander. You...

    You cannot setup a trend using commander. You need to use the Trend Definition Editor. Use the wizard (looks like a wizard hat) to make the trend and setup all of the steps. Attached is the icon for...
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    Just use an Analog Value, a Mux block and a...

    Just use an Analog Value, a Mux block and a timer. Add the AV as an input and output, connect the input to one side of the Mux block, and your trended point to the other input on the Mux block. Set...
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    You should be able to do that with LCT pretty...

    You should be able to do that with LCT pretty easily.
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    You should only need to create the...

    You should only need to create the MetasysExpertPreferences.xml file in your user profile on the machine you are using.
  43. Thread: Need help!

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    This forum is more for Commercial control...

    This forum is more for Commercial control systems, but depending on where you live and the heat load in your home will decide on the size of unit that you need. If you live in a hot climate and your...
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    To actually answer your question, no the M5...

    To actually answer your question, no the M5 software cannot run on Windows 7 or 2008 32-bit. It actually won't even run on Windows XP SP3. You have to have SP2 or lower, preferably SP1 as there are...
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    http://www.adafruit.com/products/50

    http://www.adafruit.com/products/50
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    Sounds like a JCI tech. When I worked for JCI...

    Sounds like a JCI tech. When I worked for JCI doing a Modbus integration was expensive. You had basically 2 blessed and readily available options. 1 was to go to Field Server and get a preconfigured...
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    This is an issue with older firmware. The only...

    This is an issue with older firmware. The only way the an AI point can be commanded in BACnet is by putting it Out of Service. The TEC needs to do this in order to update the value. This is normal...
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    Rip it out and start over. Hopefully the district...

    Rip it out and start over. Hopefully the district has a decent set of installation drawings (doubtful). If they are using a machine that operated in the 80s the controls on the units can't be very...
  49. How many devices are on the NAE? What type of...

    How many devices are on the NAE? What type of NAE? Have you tried disconnecting a few of the other cards and seeing if the discovery improves? What is the bus health of the MSTP trunk?
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    What's the bus health look like? Did you check...

    What's the bus health look like? Did you check the voltages of the wires to make sure that there is not something else going on? I had this issue once and it turned out to be a bad FEC. Didn't figure...
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