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    Filtration needs to be done before the coils...

    Filtration needs to be done before the coils where the air enters the air handler to protect the entire system. It sounds like they installed filters where ever they could get them in order to...
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    I think the suggestion of disconnecting it from...

    I think the suggestion of disconnecting it from the network was a good one. If the problem persists then you have proven that it isn’t caused by commands from another device.

    And you might take a...
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    EXACTLY..... I never really understood why...

    EXACTLY.....

    I never really understood why Siemens ever did call it a Unit Conditioner Controller especially when in the manual they say this to describe it......

    Quote from manual:

    The...
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    Actually 2051 isnít a TEC application. Itís a...

    Actually 2051 isnít a TEC application. Itís a UCC (Unit Conditioner Controller) application.

    You donít seem to have an email address on your profile so if you send a message to the email address...
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    Siemens DDC Recommissioning Project

    I work for a small college campus in Southern New England. We are looking for Non-Siemens control companies that would be interested in bidding on a recommissioning project for our Siemens DDC...
  6. Sporlan TXT.... Replace Power Top OR Entire TXV Assembly?

    Commercial Refrigerated Salad Bar..... The power top on the Sporlan TXV (TEV) was leaking. I replaced the power top and evacuated and recharged the unit. My partener insists that I should have...
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    Thank you Daramoe... your answer was exactly what...

    Thank you Daramoe... your answer was exactly what I was looking for. We are currently undergoing a Siemens System Upgrade which includes converting our entire system to ethernet. After I posted...
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    Siemens Apogee Telnet Connection

    What is the Telnet command string for connecting in terminal mode to an MBC from the Insight Computer?

    Yes.... it is an ethernet network.
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    I have always found it interesting that the key...

    I have always found it interesting that the key strokes for starting the monitor on a Pre-Apogee panel is PMS. And I have always found satisfaction in the fact the you can cancel PMS simply by...
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    Sorry Jogas...... My comments were not intended...

    Sorry Jogas...... My comments were not intended to make light of your struggle. Look at it this way. If you are struggling then you are learning. I bet next time you have to replace a point...
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    And thatís why you didnít hear from me....... I...

    And thatís why you didnít hear from me....... I just read this entire thread which I found rather entertaining. But then I decided not to reply because ding has already answered the question. I...
  12. Thank you guys for the information..... It was...

    Thank you guys for the information..... It was very helpful. It made things a lot easier to deal with knowing that I was tapped into the correct port. What the problem turned out to be was an...
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    I would use the one we have here..... But the...

    I would use the one we have here..... But the plumbers have put it in un-mentionable places.
  14. ascj Yes I connected into one of those two...

    ascj

    Yes I connected into one of those two ports just below the head on the sight glass side. Something must be plugged up..... Iíll check on it tomorrow.

    And thank you for the drawing...... ...
  15. Copeland Discus 2D Compressor.... Low Ports

    Walk In Freezer running at 10 below

    I just installed a replacement compressor for a Copeland Discus 2D (semi hermetic) compressor. My question is where to connect the low pressure devices (dual...
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    The big advantage of using DataMate Advanced is...

    The big advantage of using DataMate Advanced is that it has most of the editors and applications that are used in Insight. This makes it fairly easy to edit programs and data bases and trouble shoot...
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    Looking at your drawing brings some questions to...

    Looking at your drawing brings some questions to mind. The first one is...... Is the system really in need of a change? Or is perhaps something just a little out of whack?

    Your drawing...
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    You should always keep in mind two of the...

    You should always keep in mind two of the comments that ďphxursĒ made. Keep It Simple and use Common Sense. Unfortunately a lot of design engineers today donít believe in either of those...
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    As a Service Engineer (DDC Tech) at a rather...

    As a Service Engineer (DDC Tech) at a rather large University Campus our labor contract gave us a guarantee of at least 4 hours of overtime if we were called in during our off hours. The contract...
  20. Try doing a Google Search on ďtemperature input...

    Try doing a Google Search on ďtemperature input to a pcĒ. I tried it and came with several manufacturers of temperature input devices directly into a pc ........ both, wired and wireless.
  21. Do a Google search on "floor temperature...

    Do a Google search on "floor temperature thermostat"
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    I thought we were talking about pneumatic...

    I thought we were talking about pneumatic controls here.

    And now I'm just feeling sorry for the Machines........
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    The most common restrictor sizes used in...

    The most common restrictor sizes used in pneumatic controls are 40 SCIM and 20 SCIM. The 40 SCIM restrictor is used for the sensor/transmitter line of a receiver controller. The 20 SCIM is used for...
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    The one thing I always use a shielded cable for...

    The one thing I always use a shielded cable for is communications. That is unless itís a Cat-5 cable for ethernet, which seems to have itís own magic without the need for a shield.
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    I like to ground the shield in the control panel...

    I like to ground the shield in the control panel of the terminating controller. Only ground the shield on one end of the cable. In most cases now days field device connections donít require a...
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    This is a fairly common problem.... It really...

    This is a fairly common problem.... It really makes you appreciate it when you see a newer unit that someone has installed with a 110ac plug at the unit.

    Long extension cord...... I havenít...
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    I think that all Fan Units, Chillers, Heat...

    I think that all Fan Units, Chillers, Heat Exchangers, ect, ect, (things you would find in a typical HVAC system).... should all be exactly the same and come with pre-configured controllers built...
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    Your assumption could be right. I would have...

    Your assumption could be right. I would have someone with user account access check your access group and see if you are configured for these points and the new cabinet.

    If you could see the...
  29. Click this link for the Manual on the Y88FB-1 ...

    Click this link for the Manual on the Y88FB-1

    http://cgproducts.johnsoncontrols.com/MET_PDF/4350850.PDF
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    I tried the Vulcan web site today and it works...

    I tried the Vulcan web site today and it works now. They must have had it down over the this weekend. Thanks for the link.
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    Thanks for the link Chuke.... I found that one...

    Thanks for the link Chuke.... I found that one on Google but it didnn't work. And it still doesn't work. But thank you for the effort.
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    Vulcan Steamer Manual

    I have three Vulcan Steamers in a commercial kitchen. One of them stopped working which was pretty easy to figure out. Replacement of the main steam solenoid valve got it up and running again. So...
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    The cabinets (Panels) can be accessed using any...

    The cabinets (Panels) can be accessed using any dumb terminal emulator on the MMI or MMI/Modem ports. I used to use ProcomPlus but you can also use Hyper Terminal which comes with Windows XP. You...
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    What is the method of reducing air flow on this...

    What is the method of reducing air flow on this fan? Does it have a VFD? Balancing dampers? Inlet Vane Dampers? Adjustable Sheave? Multi-Speed Motor?

    It kind of sounds to me like your...
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    Baltimore AirCoil (BAC) (Cooling Tower with a...

    Baltimore AirCoil (BAC) (Cooling Tower with a coil in it)
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    Generally there arenít many people that actually...

    Generally there arenít many people that actually work in a server room at any given time so very little or no outside air makeup is required. The first thing to check is the actual RH in the room...
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    We always left our laptops plugged into a cabinet...

    We always left our laptops plugged into a cabinet with the point monitor running on the screen when ever we would have to leave them on a job for short periods of time. There is something about...
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    Well now you had to bring that up. We all had to...

    Well now you had to bring that up. We all had to start learning to write code at some point.

    For me it was without the aid of any classes or formal training. It was more like.... hereís the...
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    Ok you made me laugh out loud but I am resisting...

    Ok you made me laugh out loud but I am resisting writing ďLOLĒ on here. I said ďstrongly encouraged not to write custom codeĒ. I didnít say they actually did it. Although where I worked there...
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    I agree that no two applications are exactly the...

    I agree that no two applications are exactly the same. But some of them are pretty close.

    For example if you were on a campus where you had several buildings and in some of these buildings you...
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    I get the humor..... Which is actually a...

    I get the humor..... Which is actually a reality.

    I am a believer in reusable code. If I have already written code for an application in one building and I have the same application in another...
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    I'll 3rd that Amen.....

    I'll 3rd that Amen.....
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    And that's why it's always a good idea to let the...

    And that's why it's always a good idea to let the IT Dept be in charge of the HVAC control networks. That sounds like some of the problems we had at the last place I worked. Constant battle with...
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    IF the system has been working good in the past...

    IF the system has been working good in the past and all of a sudden it isnít working correctly and nobody has changed anything..... Then it sounds like something broke.

    It would be easier to...
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    I have to admit I am a bit jaded. I have only...

    I have to admit I am a bit jaded. I have only worked with proprietary systems. When I started working on DDC systems there was no open system protocol. Yes that was a while back. In the twenty...
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    It’s true that this line says that if the lead...

    It’s true that this line says that if the lead chiller or pump are in alarm and if the 1st lag chiller is on then turn on the 2nd lag chiller In EMER priority.

    It’s hard to evaluate what the...
  47. This is the way I would do it..... You only...

    This is the way I would do it.....

    You only need one point from the TEC to activate the canned TEC graphic. I would drop the TEC Room Temperature point on your CAD graphic background which I am...
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    I reviewed all of the messages and as you said...

    I reviewed all of the messages and as you said only "Professional Members" have contributed to this thread. Lol that is until now. So what makes me a Non-Professional Member? I have been...
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    The Insight User's Manual is more than 600 pages....

    The Insight User's Manual is more than 600 pages. I have never seen a .pdf file for it. Of course that doesn't mean there isn't one but it would be a pretty big file.
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    It's also important to know if the panel is...

    It's also important to know if the panel is Apogee or Pre-Apogee. The menus changed quite a bit when Apogee came out.
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