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    On my first post, I did not read it fully and I...

    On my first post, I did not read it fully and I did mention the OITS. I know that the WGS 3200 does not have an OITS. As far as the problem Bumble Bee is describing, I've seen the exact same...
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    The problem he discribes is not temp. related. ...

    The problem he discribes is not temp. related. If it was, a power down would not fix a blank screen. He needs to replace the controller and be done with it.
  3. Thread: Mcquay WGS

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    What are you trying to set? The tech password is...

    What are you trying to set? The tech password is only for service setpoints. With the manager you should be able to do almost everything. Besides, McQuay does not give that password out.
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    If it is the OITS that is "Going to sleep",it is...

    If it is the OITS that is "Going to sleep",it is made to do that to prolong the life of the screen. If once you touch the screen and it "wakes up", and all you see on the main screen are small lines...
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    What type of comp? Who is the manufac? Need more...

    What type of comp? Who is the manufac? Need more info.
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    smart *ss.

    smart *ss.
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    McQuay Controls Group. But it has to be ordered...

    McQuay Controls Group. But it has to be ordered threw your local office.
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    Yep, and jiont venture partners. It's...

    Yep, and jiont venture partners. It's proprietary software developed and maintained by McQuay. We have to pay for the R & D somehow. Besides, that price is for it all, not just the service tool...
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    Dallas, TX 16 years, 6 working for an OEM. ...

    Dallas, TX

    16 years, 6 working for an OEM.

    Strickly screw and centrif. with a little recip. to keep me level.

    4 years US Army HVAC Mech.
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    It's only expensive to certian people. Just call...

    It's only expensive to certian people. Just call your local MQS office, the MCB check/download should only take about 1.5 hrs.
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    Thanks, I'll try it.

    Thanks, I'll try it.
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    You have to have a local MQS tech do it. Or.......

    You have to have a local MQS tech do it. Or.... you can purchase the tool for about.....8-9K. If you can see the SVNT, you should be able to get the values. MSTP is only for BacNet. With LON it's...
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    I'm looking for some inexpensive Modbus software...

    I'm looking for some inexpensive Modbus software that I can use to check out the Carrel controls. They are programmed for McQuay chillers and have Modbus RTU protocal. I can go either 232 or 485...
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    Check your airflow. If not that, what is your SH...

    Check your airflow. If not that, what is your SH at full load on that circuit? Your shutting down on LP more that likely.
  15. He's refering to the resistor contactor as the...

    He's refering to the resistor contactor as the "shorting contactor", if I'm reading it right.
  16. Let me guess, uh, the "shorting contactor" is...

    Let me guess, uh, the "shorting contactor" is only in for about 1sec. during transition.
  17. Thread: TurboCore

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    Don't go knocking McQuay gear. I've worked on...

    Don't go knocking McQuay gear. I've worked on them all and I can say, my preferance is McQuay. "Hammer Mechanics" talk trash about McQuay's gear simply because they don't understand them. Not all...
  18. Thread: Absorber

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    Take a sample of the LiBr and see what it's like....

    Take a sample of the LiBr and see what it's like. How much air got in? Are you copper plating anything yet?
  19. Thread: TurboCore

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    You're only at full load 2%-3% of the time. The...

    You're only at full load 2%-3% of the time. The Turbocor shines at about 40%-70% loaded. The only gear I know of that can beat a Turbocor is a WSC063 with a drive. It beats the turbocor by 2. ...
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    You would have to give those away. Mine is a...

    You would have to give those away. Mine is a PEH126. Tough as nails. Those "E's" have to much shaft.
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    I have a 1000 ton used chiller. Will sell for...

    I have a 1000 ton used chiller. Will sell for cheap.
  22. Thread: TurboCore

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    I'm an OEM and have started up a 190 ton WMC. It...

    I'm an OEM and have started up a 190 ton WMC. It has the TT300s on it. The only problem I had was the cavity sensor was bad at start up which caused the # 1 comp. to run 65 degs cooler than the #...
  23. Thread: S California

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    Sounds like a hell of an offer. I my neck of the...

    Sounds like a hell of an offer. I my neck of the woods, (DFW) a guy could make 80K-100K without alot of OT with that program. The thing is, do you supply the truck, or do you have the tech supply...
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    In my area, in the high $20's/hr. But everyone...

    In my area, in the high $20's/hr. But everyone works different at different companies.
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    Looking for a GOOD tech in the DFW Metroplex...

    Looking for a GOOD tech in the DFW Metroplex willing to start out at around $22-$25/hr. Avg. 10% O.T./yr. Working for an OEM. Willing to do the work w/o a bunch of BS. 90% chilled water.
  26. The gear I speak of is McQuay chillers. They...

    The gear I speak of is McQuay chillers. They have been using the pCO2 for their unit controller for about 3 years. They are programmed with McQuay software, but it is simply Modbus RTU. They will...
  27. Carel makes a card that will plug into the serial...

    Carel makes a card that will plug into the serial port of the pCO2. It's a simple 8 pin to RS232 card. We get them for about $135.00. Then tell the pCO2 LON in the set up screen. At least, that's...
  28. Thread: Modsoft

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    I have given him the ID and Baud. When he tells...

    I have given him the ID and Baud. When he tells is MicroTech, it asked him info like,"6/12,2/64,etc." Carel does not refer to the controller in that manner. It goes by the Unique ID I give it. ...
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    That's me. Want to take a cruse for free. That...

    That's me. Want to take a cruse for free. That is plug a tube here and there. ( So I hear.)
  30. Thread: Modsoft

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    Already did. His response was,"I'm not buy any...

    Already did. His response was,"I'm not buy any more of your companies chiller's if I can't talk to them. Story of my life, someone buys something without researching it first, then blames it on my...
  31. Thread: Modsoft

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    He won't listen. His entire facility has these...

    He won't listen. His entire facility has these schneider PLC's and he ain't about to "UPGRADE to talk to a Damn chiller".
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    Fern?

    Fern?
  33. Thread: Modsoft

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    The customer is using a PLC programming tool. ...

    The customer is using a PLC programming tool. There hardware is built by schneider, I forget the actual name. When he pulls up his program and tells it MicroTech, it asked him for the number of the...
  34. Thread: RPS105C

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    I found out the whole story today. 1. The old...

    I found out the whole story today.
    1. The old RPS units were dumping comps left and right.
    2. The units were selected for 80 deg entering DB, 57 LDB.
    3. The customer is running 69-71 Deg EDB,...
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    How does being a control tech pay vs. an HVAC...

    How does being a control tech pay vs. an HVAC tech? In my area an HVAC tech makes about $5 an hour more that a good control tech. Just wondering.
  36. Thread: Modsoft

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    It's a McQuay chiller, Modsoft is the Modbus...

    It's a McQuay chiller, Modsoft is the Modbus program the owner is using. The McQuay has a Carel pco2 for the Microtech with the RS485 (Modbus) card in it.
  37. Thread: Modsoft

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    Anyone know Modsoft. I have a customer that I...

    Anyone know Modsoft. I have a customer that I recently started up a chiller for and they have Modsoft. I can talk over Modbus, BacNet or LON. The problem is the customer's programmer says that he...
  38. Thread: RPS105C

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    Anyone, I submit this, You start your day with 75...

    Anyone, I submit this, You start your day with 75 deg. RAT and 54 deg SAT. You have two circuits and they each have three scroll 15 HP in tandem. The unit has a split coil, (one low & one high ). ...
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    That's good. We need more guys. I don't work...

    That's good. We need more guys. I don't work for a rep.
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    On the FRAME 4, the oil is injected directly on...

    On the FRAME 4, the oil is injected directly on the screw. It really can't bypass ( so to speak ). One issue if you are having oil DP problems is, loading fully at start up. It uses oil pressure...
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    Big D. And covered up.

    Big D. And covered up.
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    I Be one. Us guys are getting few and far...

    I Be one. Us guys are getting few and far between.
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    If you changed the filter and still tripping on...

    If you changed the filter and still tripping on oil DP, either the switch is bad or the compressor has had a failure and caused metal or gate debris to get into the system. Don't listen to the guy...
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    It takes both wrapped in one. Aa am OEM we have...

    It takes both wrapped in one. Aa am OEM we have to be a good SU man and a good mech. The better the start up goes, the better the whole job goes. Has anyone every done a SU that was plug and play...
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    The oil pressure switch is set to 50-55 #. When...

    The oil pressure switch is set to 50-55 #. When you pulled out the oil filter, was there any metal in it ? The standard drop at 100% with 44 LWT is about 25 #. If you are exceeding this, You need...
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