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    Could I also get a copy of WCIS? PM or email is...

    Could I also get a copy of WCIS? PM or email is in profile.
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    Re-reading your original post it sounds like you...

    Re-reading your original post it sounds like you got the PMI to work. "PMI works fine". This should get you some time as Cagey57 said. If you could share your location someone in your region might...
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    JCI may sell the NIE at an affordable price, but...

    JCI may sell the NIE at an affordable price, but as you get more committed the NAE/ADS prices to really upgrade the system will rise. I like the Tridium from a good contractor. I am sure the S4...
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    Most of the Modbus on supplied equipment has a...

    Most of the Modbus on supplied equipment has a Protonode optional gateway to BACnet from the Equipment supplier. If the control contractor can get that piece of hardware supplied by the equipment...
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    If you really want to keep the M5 I suggest you...

    If you really want to keep the M5 I suggest you contact Iconics. They made the M workstation and still support it. Their first solution will be upgrade to a newer version that supports the new OS....
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    Siemens TEC on an AX

    I use a lot of JCI controllers. I have a project where I will be using the Maxline driver to connect a bunch of Siemens TEC to the Jace with a FLN bus. In the future what tools do I need to service...
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    Well I like to use a selector relay from the...

    Well I like to use a selector relay from the TP970 thermostat branch air line. Use that to reset your RP908 submaster controller.

    Point is there are a lot of methods to accomplish the strategy....
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    Calibrate a valve? One needs to be careful...

    Calibrate a valve?

    One needs to be careful when calibrating an output to a pneumatic valve. Yes, the valve operates over a given spring range, but full closeoff pressure is obtained at a pressure...
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    I thought the trend is heading toward "Plugin...

    I thought the trend is heading toward "Plugin Free" browsing. Part of the reason for the HTML5 and Niagara 4.

    One big feature of a router only solution is security. Not building security but data...
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    I still don't understand how this "pure" Bacnet...

    I still don't understand how this "pure" Bacnet Ip system works.

    Hypothetical...
    5 MSTP controllers in a small building. Connect a BACnet router. Provide pathway to the router. With a computer...
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    I am curious, In a theoretical building with say...

    I am curious, In a theoretical building with say 5 "Bacnet" controllers all set up with schedule, trend and alarm extensions. Bacnet network accessible on the LAN in the building. What does a user...
  12. This might work, cheap and easy enough to try.

    This might work, cheap and easy enough to try.
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    Try unplugging the N2 cable from the local...

    Try unplugging the N2 cable from the local controller. Cycle power and see if the unit starts. Most older N2 controllers will run a unit in stand alone if the network is not present. You are taking a...
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    What is the definition of System Performance? ...

    What is the definition of System Performance?

    My $30 radiant electric heater from the drugstore is always 100% efficient (all the energy input becomes heat). I suppose I can use my Fluke to log...
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    Well go down to Home Depot and get a WiFi...

    Well go down to Home Depot and get a WiFi thermostat. Put it in the space the chiller serves. And there you go...

    Honestly, you have to provide some details yourself if you want a real suggestion!
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    I can just imagine the linkage required to pull...

    I can just imagine the linkage required to pull plates in and out as the wheel flips like a coin along its horizontal axis across the diameter. Reminds me of some inlet vane designs!
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    "I'm curious as to whether it matters which way...

    "I'm curious as to whether it matters which way an energy recovery wheel spins, and why."

    Well if spun at a 90° axis to how they typically are installed, they would likely need much more room in...
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    That is normally all you need to do.

    That is normally all you need to do.
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    The ADX itself can not talk bacnet to the jace. ...

    The ADX itself can not talk bacnet to the jace.

    The Nae can talk bacnet to the jace. Typical Jace proxy points are not bacnet points. You can create bacnet points in the jace. The Nae could then...
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    Yes sometimes the DMO import I mentioned will not...

    Yes sometimes the DMO import I mentioned will not get the points you are after. Then the table will allow you to manually add the point.

    Since the DX is programmable there is no shortcut to learn...
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    Since you have the DXS file, you can make the DMO...

    Since you have the DXS file, you can make the DMO file the FX60 will use to import the points. There are some options for making the dmo file in the file tab of GX9100. It is done the same way as the...
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    yes the reset could be in the DX or the NCM....

    yes the reset could be in the DX or the NCM. Decoding the names in a dx is a PIA if you don't have the config files on the ows. look for *.dxs or *.tag files.

    If no luck finding the files start...
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    The model.und will have the translation from the...

    The model.und will have the translation from the cs object AI_n, BI_n, AD_n, SP_n, AO_n, BO_n used in metasys to the N2 addressing. AIn, BIn, BDn, ADFn, AOn, BOn.

    As far as which points are...
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    A CS-object can map any point in the controller....

    A CS-object can map any point in the controller. It also typically mapped many points in the single object. The "Models" ddl file would reveal the point mapping inside the CS object.

    If there was...
  25. Thread: HVAC Pro

    by billcontrols
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    The only current device I know for Zone Bus is...

    The only current device I know for Zone Bus is the JCI AS-CVTPRO300-1. Plus a USB to RS232 device.

    I have a CVTPRO but never use it. I use the S2 device.
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    Try something like this: Notice the Scale on the...

    Try something like this:
    Notice the Scale on the canvas pane is fit ratio.

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  27. I did the work. Make sure you have the correct...

    I did the work. Make sure you have the correct Modbus Mapping table for you revision of the controller. Needed Header sensor hardwired to boiler. It would not allow network input of the header...
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    Clean dry compressed air is 100% required. Tank...

    Clean dry compressed air is 100% required. Tank pressure should be in the 50# to 90# range. Compressor needs to run no more the 50% of the time for reliable operation. I would look for a tank at...
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    The NAE may or may not allow the BACnet to work....

    The NAE may or may not allow the BACnet to work. Best to allow an integrator who knows something about both NAE and FX visit and check out what you can do.

    You may be able to leave the NAE in...
  30. Thread: HVAC Pro

    by billcontrols
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    I use the S2 device and like it. Very reliable. I...

    I use the S2 device and like it. Very reliable. I use the old B&B RS232 to RS485 on my old laptop with the built in serial port. I am sure the B&B USB to RS485 works well, but I have never used it. I...
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    The problem is the JCI branches sell their "open"...

    The problem is the JCI branches sell their "open" BACnet system but then install a system that breaks the BACnet by duplicating the device IDs. It is quite simple in the software to do it properly,...
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    Real world check here. Doesn't really matter if...

    Real world check here. Doesn't really matter if you calibrate to 5,6,7,8,or 9# air pressure at the stat. Just always do it the same. I always use 9# because the midrange of the JCI stat in the...
  33. I think there is a terminal interface on the mig...

    I think there is a terminal interface on the mig with a null modem cable to your computer. I think you can see and modify some configuration information. I don't think you can see live data. Though...
  34. The TC-9100 program was selected by the part...

    The TC-9100 program was selected by the part number and some parameters set with HVACPRO. It looks like the SC-9100 has the same programs, but you can select the program from the display on initial...
  35. Out of curiosity I googled a few things. Check...

    Out of curiosity I googled a few things.

    Check out google "Application notes for SC-9100 JCI"

    One of the sheets I got talked about address jumpers under the cover.
    ...
  36. You are using the Enum point type in the Jace? I...

    You are using the Enum point type in the Jace? I think you need to drag it from the Modbus pallet and set the register address in the properties. It has been a while since I did this, and never with...
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    Now I have to eat my post. I had not loaded...

    Now I have to eat my post.

    I had not loaded the JCI release 6.0 (AX 3.8) on the laptop yet. I had a failed FX60 (Release 4.1) to replace with a FX70 (release 6.0). With no access to internet I...
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    Why is the serial method better or easier than...

    Why is the serial method better or easier than just using the ethernet? I know how to do both, but I haven't used the serial cable to a Jace in a long time. I usually set the primary JACE LAN port to...
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    Not quite sure what you are asking. You can set...

    Not quite sure what you are asking. You can set the Nic for DHCP in the platform TCP/IP configuration property sheet. You can set the http port to 81 in the services/webservices property sheet....
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    You still have a DC-9100 that works? The DC-9100...

    You still have a DC-9100 that works? The DC-9100 (also known as a LCP) and the early DX-9100 Ver 1 controllers had a problem of the AIs failing after about 10 years, in my experience. All of these I...
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    If you are going 500' with #18 you may want to...

    If you are going 500' with #18 you may want to homerun the power to the transformer for every controller. This is not a bad practice for any distance. Those extra connections at each controller tend...
  42. The whole operation is pretty high class for a...

    The whole operation is pretty high class for a Barn. I think the science in the Lab may be way over my head. They do not share a lot of info about the details of their product. You don't get much...
  43. Funny thing. This morning I went to a job with a...

    Funny thing. This morning I went to a job with a no cooling call. This is a Barn full of Bulls that serves the Dairy industry. (Get the picture!) The pressure switch that proves the AHU fan was not...
  44. I would suggest a Pressure switch with a Pitot...

    I would suggest a Pressure switch with a Pitot tube pickup and a CT wired so both must prove fan operation before the direct fired unit can start. I would also suggest someone put a CO monitor in the...
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    I like the system I worked on yesterday. Works...

    I like the system I worked on yesterday. Works like a fan powered box but without the fans. 1969, I think, the office building was built with a large High Static air handler in the basement. Terminal...
  46. Good Tip!

    Good Tip!
  47. The out.value needs to go into the text line....

    The out.value needs to go into the text line. Click the 3 dots to modify the text.
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    Likely still works better than a Nest.

    Likely still works better than a Nest.
  49. What seminar did the consulting engineer take...

    What seminar did the consulting engineer take most recently? Or did the salesman for a particular type of equipment visit recently? :yes::yes::yes:

    Seriously, the type of equipment must match the...
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    My Dell Vostro with i5 32 bit processor, 4GB ram...

    My Dell Vostro with i5 32 bit processor, 4GB ram just got new life in it when I upgraded the hard drive from 500GB HDD to a 1 TB SSD. I have multiple VM for various different configurations to handle...
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