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  1. fisha, Based on recent experience with AAON and...

    fisha,
    Based on recent experience with AAON and the Orion PT-Link 2 those point are dependent on how the OEM controls are actually setup by the Start up Tech.

    Do a search for "Orion PT-Link 2"...
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    Tameda, To add to billcontrols comments, a Good...

    Tameda,
    To add to billcontrols comments, a Good Contractor is the key element in this adventure. PMI runs correctly on XP-Pro 32bit.

    As an interim measure I suggest you obtain an XP-Pro machine...
  3. Gamecocksc, First you have to establish if it is...

    Gamecocksc,
    First you have to establish if it is a "Thermostat" or a "Sensor" for us.
    If in fact it is a thermostat you should be able to run up to 100' of stranded 18 gauge multi-conductor plenum...
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    Tameda, After talking to JCI tech support you...

    Tameda,
    After talking to JCI tech support you have to load the PMI/M5 software on a native (not VM) Win XP-Pro SP2 (SP1 preferred) machine and then pay to re-license it, actually re-license the...
  5. Thread: Open protocols

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    dapper, I agree with s2sam and steves4. We have...

    dapper,
    I agree with s2sam and steves4. We have had to deal with the "Protonodes" a lot recently but they were supplied as BACnet interfaces by the Eqpt. Manufacturers (Aerco, Harsbo/PK and AAon)....
  6. I am I inferring too much to say you are an...

    I am I inferring too much to say you are an engineer by your reference ?
    Oh Grasshopper ! If only a little "experience with air conditioners" was all that is required do you really think there...
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    Old thread new problem. Harrysid, 3 questions:...

    Old thread new problem.
    Harrysid,
    3 questions:
    1. How long ago was the web600 installed (more than 2 years ago) ?
    2. What web browser/version are you using (hopefully not Chrome/42+ or...
  8. I agree with many of the posts and disagree with...

    I agree with many of the posts and disagree with a few but over all they are basically valid (on some level).

    I do NOT believe the "Job Market" is Dismal. It is what it is !

    The underlying...
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    The "New" FX-PCx products (FEC's distriduted by...

    The "New" FX-PCx products (FEC's distriduted by the ABCS channel) use a separate programming tool (PCT vs. CCT) and can be programmed using the FX-30/60/70 as a BACnet Router as long as the FX has...
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    The diversity and the challenges. Occasionally...

    The diversity and the challenges. Occasionally being able to "Fix" a system or sometimes a entire building that, according to the customer "Has never worked Right", and having it work reliably and...
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    AminicControls, Is there some issue with using...

    AminicControls,

    Is there some issue with using Hyperterminal and a Null modem cable to access the N30 ? Port 1, VT-100, 9600, 8, 1, no parity and you're connected. As far as the LDT, never messed...
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    Tek23, I agree with klrogers. That looks exactly...

    Tek23,
    I agree with klrogers. That looks exactly like a couple that I had. Ended up sending them back for warranty replacement.

    You can try to do a "cleandist" with an FTP connection but I only...
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    Igotworms, If it's any consolation I haven't...

    Igotworms,
    If it's any consolation I haven't done a Dos-Pro upgrade for many years (18+) and the few I did didn't work correctly.
    If you have the I/O identified and can pretty well guess what the...
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    HVAC-matt, First of all the MM-CVT101 (?) is...

    HVAC-matt,
    First of all the MM-CVT101 (?) is probably not compatible with Win-XP and almost certainly not Win7. If memory serves that was the 25Pin Serial to RS-485 converter from the mid 90's. I...
  15. Ignorance is difficult to deal with/tolerate....

    Ignorance is difficult to deal with/tolerate. Keep your head down and excel, they will notice soon enough.

    Well, I can usually manage two of three, anymore the "walking up walls" thing takes too...
  16. Basparky, I will offer the following: 1. You...

    Basparky,
    I will offer the following:

    1. You can say nothing and let people think you a Fool or open your mouth and remove all doubt. Don't know who said this but take it for what it's worth. Too...
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    sipncruz, Are you using a browser or...

    sipncruz,
    Are you using a browser or FX-Workbench ? Try using Java 7_65, and Mozilla Firefox. In the Java control panel, and in Firefox, add the IP address of your FX-30/60/70 to the exceptions...
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    dapper, You are going to have to bite the bullet...

    dapper,
    You are going to have to bite the bullet and buy MW-MTOOL-6, I can email you the "B" patch for 8.08.

    Failure2comply (and dapper), published list price for the MW-MTOOL-6 (upgrade) is less...
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    NSSF, Ditto. I had/have the opposite opinion of...

    NSSF,
    Ditto.
    I had/have the opposite opinion of the FX-Field Gear/FX-Builder. I found it to be a royal PITA myself.

    You also have the option of the FXPCG/PCA/PCX that are simply an FEC/FAC/IOM...
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    Pascone10, A little clarification on...

    Pascone10,
    A little clarification on "Facilitator".
    To the best of my knowledge Facilitator was the Wholesaler version of the original Companion (CPN) and later the N31 before (and after) JCI...
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    I was going to reply scarcastically to use...

    I was going to reply scarcastically to use compression but the SharkBite was way too funny.

    Ditto on compression. Make sure the installer has a high quality Flaring Tool though.
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    Poll: Bret, Winners never Quit and You're a winner in...

    Bret,
    Winners never Quit and You're a winner in my book. Still praying and planning on that dinner out here in the wild west.
    You are probably one of the few people I know who have looked death in...
  23. Thread: hvacpro

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    JCIman, Isn't "Dropbox" pretty anonymous ? I...

    JCIman,
    Isn't "Dropbox" pretty anonymous ?

    I say let them buy it just like everyone else does. If they order MW-MTOOL-6 is doesn't cost all that much anyway.

    You should apply from Pro...
  24. Thread: hvacpro

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    Bacman Fu, First, apply from Pro membership....

    Bacman Fu,
    First, apply from Pro membership. Second, put an email in your profile and good things might come your way.
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    Ditto to what JCIMan said, I want to add that...

    Ditto to what JCIMan said,

    I want to add that you can also use a PCV-1832 that is programmed with PCT 6.0 and a PCV-1630 which requires PCT 10.1.

    The PC product line and PCT software are...
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    The only "issue" I know of is that they are not...

    The only "issue" I know of is that they are not self-terminating. You have to put an EOL terminator (MS-BACEOL-0) on the last one on any trunk segment. A resistor doesn't work very well.

    You do...
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    Really ? I don't Tweeter nor do I facebook. This...

    Really ?
    I don't Tweeter nor do I facebook. This site is my only "Social Networking" vice at this point.

    I am not sure I want to indluge it the whole like/dislike thing but it's good to know at...
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    Poll: Bret, Dinner for you and your family is on me...

    Bret,
    Dinner for you and your family is on me next time you are out here ! We have a place in the hills that you're welcome to use if you want to just hang out for a while too !

    Art, My son is an...
  29. Thread: VMA1420 issues

    by Cagey57
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    Yes ! I would change the W/C Adjust to either...

    Yes ! I would change the W/C Adjust to either +/-3 or +/-2 though. That is our SOP with the VMA1400's, avoids lots of confusion.

    FYI, we never use Summer/Winter Compensation.

    If you use the...
  30. Thread: JCI CS Object

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    mlott132, I must have misunderstood. If the NC's...

    mlott132,
    I must have misunderstood. If the NC's and the OWS are still online (for whatever reason) then you should have an easy time of discovery.

    one more post and apply for pro !
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    Interesting ! Of course you (Dad, aka Lusker)...

    Interesting !
    Of course you (Dad, aka Lusker) would choose "Dark" !

    Can I change the "application has been accepted...hanging out by the van" thing myself ? Seems almost everyone buy you is "out...
  32. Thread: JCI CS Object

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    mlott132, Get your post count up to 15 and apply...

    mlott132,
    Get your post count up to 15 and apply for Pro membership. We can then better assist in the Pro Controls Forum.

    With PMI, a little knowledge can be VERY dangerous.
    You still have...
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    Poll: Bret, Nice family picture. Karen and Andy look...

    Bret,
    Nice family picture. Karen and Andy look good but who is the Ugly Mug in the middle :whistle: lol.
    Can't keep up with the thread but I continue to pray for all of you !
    You are a huge...
  34. incontrol, I hope someone has a short cut for...

    incontrol,
    I hope someone has a short cut for this. I'm doing it the same way. Duplicate helps but is still time consuming.
  35. Thread: JCI CS Object

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    Synyster, The reset is probably reading a value...

    Synyster,
    The reset is probably reading a value from an Attribute (or attributes) in the CS Object, via a "Process" either a JCB or a GPL process.

    Hopefully you can find the JCB Process Object...
  36. Thread: VMA1420 issues

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    Failure2Comply, Your problem is that you are...

    Failure2Comply,
    Your problem is that you are using both the "Common Setpoint" and "Heating and Cooling" setpoints !

    Try this :
    Common Setpoint; 72 degrees.
    Heating Setpoint; 0 degrees.
    Cooling...
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    Failure2Comply, You really should be using 5.4.2...

    Failure2Comply,
    You really should be using 5.4.2 with the 8.08B patch. What control distributor didn't say was that you have to run some sort of Virtual Machine because HVAC-Pro will NOT run on 64...
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    Yuckasawa ! LMHO. orion242, I totally agree...

    Yuckasawa ! LMHO.

    orion242, I totally agree with you but anymore I am ending up with the .25amp Current Switches that are non adjustable. I prefer the H-708's, properly setup, myself.

    The...
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    I don't remember the process but you can program...

    I don't remember the process but you can program the RO to close based on torque rather than simple run status. That way you can actually tell if a belt has broken. I just call my local ABB drive guy...
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    jcipaul, Just remember that you will need to...

    jcipaul,
    Just remember that you will need to replicate that logic for any/all of your alarm classes that you want the indication for then run them through an "OR" block .

    I made it into a Bog...
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    Somethink like the attached ? Link the Boolean...

    Somethink like the attached ?

    Link the Boolean Writable to the Bulb on the home page and set it up to blink when "true" and no image when "false".

    I do it on almost every job
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    fletchmon, "Metasys" or More correctly "Metasys...

    fletchmon,
    "Metasys" or More correctly "Metasys System Extended Architecture" is proprietary to Johnson Controls Branch Offices. Nobody else can buy/supply/license/or upgrade it, period. If you...
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    To reply to the OP, I don't see any value being...

    To reply to the OP, I don't see any value being LEED certified as a Controls Contractor. Knowing how it all works is of value.

    IMO: LEEDs started out with some valuable goals but unfortunately it...
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    Drivewizard, We have an Amprobe CO2-100 that...

    Drivewizard,
    We have an Amprobe CO2-100 that works well. Just had it NIST certified for some FDA calibrations and the lab said it was "well within tolerances". I took that to mean pretty accurate. ...
  45. Thread: BAS Training

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    princemark, I agree with orion242. Most of the...

    princemark,
    I agree with orion242. Most of the "Classes" available are usually product specific.
    If I may..I will say (IMO) that the biggest short coming of specifing "engineers" is that they do...
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    Reaper, Connect to the FX-70 (with FX-WB), in...

    Reaper,
    Connect to the FX-70 (with FX-WB), in the Nav window right click on platform/select Spy then click on platform diagnostics and you'll see "log", "log log1" and "log log2". You can open them...
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    Reaper, Saw something similar with an FX-60 that...

    Reaper,
    Saw something similar with an FX-60 that had a bad clock chip (like 2 years ago). See if you can pull the Log1 and Log2 files. Clue might be there ?

    Have to look up how to access the Log...
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    Looks cool. You must be single ! LMHO

    Looks cool.

    You must be single ! LMHO
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    Refering back to the OP: 1. I have a slight...

    Refering back to the OP:
    1. I have a slight preference for Pneumatic over DDC when it comes to Damper Actuators. Mainly because of the slight power advantages of the pneumatic ones. The unfortunate...
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    mcguire07, I did a web search for a "MAP 1810"...

    mcguire07,
    I did a web search for a "MAP 1810" and everything comes back with references to a ZFR1810 wireless coordinator.

    What exactly is a "MAP-1810" and how is it supposed to work?

    If you...
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