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    Could you please send me a copy of both problock...

    Could you please send me a copy of both problock & the licence file?
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    The fact manufacturers are moving away from...

    The fact manufacturers are moving away from Tridium is not surprising. Remember, Tridium made its bones by making a standard way to allow different control systems to talk to each other. Now that...
  3. Thread: PEM Program

    by Ex-Man
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    PEM Program

    I have a site with 69 Barber Coleman PEMs that all appear to have the same program. We are replacing the GCM with a jace. The PEM application name (APPL) is 24021VNR. It is controlling fan units with...
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    N2 to Ethernet convertion?

    I have a high school with an older Johnson system that has the N2 comm wire run underground to the various buildings. The problem is the underground conduit is always getting full of water & messing...
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    IBSMS driver for Microsmart controllers

    I believe the IBSMS driver is for Robert Shaw MicroSmart controllers.
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    Worked fine for me

    I used Problocks for over 2 years without any real problems, so I am inclined to use it again. The only real problem I had was it didn't completely back up the OSS blocks, it didn't pull in the...
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    I know this thread has been dead for quite awhile...

    I know this thread has been dead for quite awhile but my company had decided to start working on Network 8000. Since I used to work on Network 8000 many years ago I have been tasked with getting a...
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    I would be grateful for a copy of your guide....

    I would be grateful for a copy of your guide. Thanks in advance.
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    TAC's ASD driver has an object (labelled PSI)...

    TAC's ASD driver has an object (labelled PSI) that has to be installed in the station for PSI to work on the ASD bus.
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    Windows XP was the last version of windows that...

    Windows XP was the last version of windows that any software was made for Network 8000.
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    The K-factor is a fudge factor to get correct air...

    The K-factor is a fudge factor to get correct air flow. It will be different for identical vav boxes because of the ducting. In real life you do not find the recommended 5 to 10 duct diameters of...
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    Where can I find a copy of NUDL?

    Where can I find a copy of NUDL?
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    Control Man, That may all be well & good, I...

    Control Man,
    That may all be well & good, I realize all good (and not so good things) must come to an end. I don't thing my ex boss was bsing me. He tends to be a bit colorful in his descriptions....
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    Another Network 8000 Request

    I worked for an Invesys distributor 4 or 5 years ago. My new employer has a number of sites with Network 8000 & wants me to take care of them. I tried contacting the local Shneider Electric dealer,...
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    When I was working at Siemens I would use the...

    When I was working at Siemens I would use the following procedure.
    1. Set P to a large & probably outrageous value, I & D set to zero.
    2. Adjust P down until you get the smallest P value without...
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    Can't find my old CD's

    I can't find my old Insight CD's :(, I haven't worked for Siemens in a quite a while, but I was able to look up the application guide for VAV TEC's on the internet & point 58 is the point to change...
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    Depends on the TEC Application

    What application is the TEC using? Check the application point list. If you can change the action there will be a binary point to change the action. You should then be able to change the action from...
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    Probably Low On RAM

    I haven't worked on Siemens equipment in 5 years now & I haven't worked on their BACNet equipment :rolleyes: but what you describe sounds like the panel is low on RAM. The panel is probably rebooting...
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    Extra Code

    Check to see if there is an object called PSI in the R2. This is required because the ASD driver did not allow for PSI (as a second master) originally. I'm not sure if it is required for tunneling...
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    Your com port should be COM1 or COM2. PSI is a...

    Your com port should be COM1 or COM2. PSI is a DOS program & so can only see those 2 com ports.
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    GCM Conversion

    You might want to look at Smartware Tech. They are a TAC (formally Invesys, ect. dealer). The claim to be able to convert your GCM database to a R2 data base, for a fee of course. It would be...
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    RS-485 Driver

    Since your system originally had a GCM & the problem has been around since the UNC was installed, it could be an ASD wiring issue. When Invensys gave Tridium their specs for the RS-485 hardware in...
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    A Possibility

    There is a possibility you have a corrupted node table. It has been a few years since I was at Siemens but let me see if I can explain it. If any of the MEC's & PCX were added to the BLN from one of...
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    Need the point list

    You need the point list from McQuay. Alerton is bacnet so they do not control the points McQuay chooses to show the system. The board might be a gateway from McQuay's proprietary communications &...
  25. Thread: Siemens FLN

    by Ex-Man
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    TEC & UC's Oh My

    Siemens TECs have their programs burned into EEPROM at the factory & you can't change them. They use a points list of 0-99. Included are the TEC address, the application number, and the rest are...
  26. Too Old?

    It could be they don't want to deal with a front end as old as yours. Since you mention Powers I am guessing your front end is using at best Win95, more likely Win3.1. They may not have anyone...
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    Network 8000 Programming Manuals

    I have a job coming up that will be replacing 2 GCM's with Jaces using the ASD driver. I need a copys of the GCM, MicroZone2 & PEM programming manuals. Can anyone help me here. I worked for an...
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    In the GCM

    Everything you see on the Signal screen is happening in the GCM. You need to figure out your GCM programming to figure out what is going on.
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    You may be SOL

    There is nothing you can do to program the micronet controllers from Signal. The terminal program is emulating a terminal to the GCM. To program a micronet controller you need the MNET software and a...
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    What you need

    If you are connecting directly to the MicoZone II what you need is an RS-232 to RS-485 converter. You will also need a cable to convert it to a 6 conductor RJ-11 connection. If you are connecting to...
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    Try TAC

    Try your local TAC contractor. TAC bought the division that supported RobertShaw from Invensys about 2 years ago. That would be the place to start.
  32. Thread: Siemens apogee

    by Ex-Man
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    Good Luck

    Siemens is a proprietary system:nopity:. Any interfacing is through them and their gateways. The only option is if the card is set up for their FLN protocol, which I would doubt. You may be better...
  33. Thread: Siemens VFD

    by Ex-Man
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    Keep Hoping

    I took care of a site, in another life, that had Siemens VFD's installed. In the 2 years I was there 3 were replaced and at least 2 others before I got there. So all I can tell you is keep...
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    Get one from Trane

    Although I haven't worked on Trane my experience is you will probably need to get one from Trane. Modem makers implement their commands differently from each other and differently from one revision...
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    Its in the mail

    Check your email.:rolleyes:
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    Easier Yet

    You can access the value of a point in one controller by just using its name in the PPCL in another controller. For example if you call the outside air temperature "OAT" you can user "OAT" in the...
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    Do You Want To Start A Flame War?

    I have been in the industry for 24+ years, most of them as a service tech but I have spent a good amount of time on the install side. I could go on about how many sites I have been to that were never...
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    TAC Choices

    TAC offers a driver for ASD devices for the Tridium R2 & AX (I believe). Of course they want to sell the hardware to you as well. They also have a serial driver for the GCM.
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    This might help

    I've used the USB-COMi-SI-M with Win XP but you can find a Vista driver for it. Here is the web page for it...
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    MicroFlo2 Discontinued

    Last year I was working for the Barbara Coleman-Siebe-Invensys-TAC rep in the area. At that time I was told TAC was discontinuing the MicroFlo2 at the end of the year. Their tech support said they...
  41. Thread: SENVA Sensors

    by Ex-Man
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    SENVA Sensors

    Has anyone had experience with SENVA Sensors? I have been contacted by them about using their devices. So far I have seen info for current sensors and humidity sensors. I haven't had a chance to try...
  42. Thread: Alerton VLC550

    by Ex-Man
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    Additional Software Required

    The VLC550 is programmable. You will need Envision for the programming. Be prepared, it won't be cheap. It would be best if you had a copy of the VLC's program before starting. My understanding is...
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    Insight Option

    I believe there is a bacnet option for Insight, or at least there was a few years ago. The problem is the Insight PC will be come the link between the bacnet controllers & the rest of the Siemens...
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    You need CIS

    You need Siemen's software CIS. I don't have a copy of it, maybe someone else does. Once you address the TEC the panel it is connected to should reload the database. Make sure the new TEC has the...
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    Too Old

    Siemens discontinued the SCU more than 4 years ago. Any credit they were giving is long gone now:mad:. You probably aren't going to get anything for them now. Siemens had a MBC designed to fit into a...
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    Check the jar file

    You don't say which panel you have, R2 or AX. Since TAC is not pushing AX I'll assume you have R2. Check for a newer version of the bacnet ja file. Before I left my last job they found out the jar...
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    Backing up a GCM

    The only stand alone software TAC is supporting is TreeTech, which you can get from their rep. If you have Signal for for the front end you can use it to backup the GCM's. You will still need XPSI to...
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    USB to RS485 Converter

    I have been using a USB-COMi-M converter for over a year now. Once the driver is installed set the com port to Com2 (you can use Com1 if you don't have a built in serial port). Set the com port in...
  49. Thread: Goodby XP

    by Ex-Man
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    A Stay Of Execution

    Dell and some other PC manufacturers are planning on selling computers with XP for the foreseeable future. :)
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    Old TEC Apps

    Siemens (then Landis&Gyr) TECs originally had 2 digit application numbers. The jump was made to 4 digit application numbers when the TECs had been improved and firmware updated. Interestingly enough...
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