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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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  11. Thread: VMA1420 issues

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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...
  12. 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...
  14. 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...
  16. 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.
  17. 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...
  18. 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. ...
  27. 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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    basparky, Remember, the "Fail Safe" function for...

    basparky,
    Remember, the "Fail Safe" function for both DDC and Pneumatic is based on a "Failure" condition. Pneumatically it is loss of Air Pressure and Electrically it is loss of power.

    In both...
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    Sparky420, Are you using either Win7 or a 64 bit...

    Sparky420,
    Are you using either Win7 or a 64 bit Machine ? My project builder locks up on my Win7 32bit machine after about 6 mouse clicks. Works perfect on the old WinXP-Pro machine.

    Dunno if...
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    incontrol, I believe that you need to create...

    incontrol,

    I believe that you need to create Hx graphics taylored for the iPad/iPhone users. Px graphics are a mix of html and Java. Hx graphics are only html. Since the Vowels (my name for the...
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    alliedtech12887, First guess is that you are...

    alliedtech12887,
    First guess is that you are running PCT-6.0.0.9200 or earlier and the PCG is loaded/programmed with 10.0.0.2400(?)

    That error is normally due to the device having a newer rev of...
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    Integrator, So is it freeware ? (never mind,...

    Integrator,
    So is it freeware ? (never mind, didn't read all the way to the bottom) . I know what the GSA price is for M-Tools.

    Just a side comment here, I don't know if I see a real benefit to...
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    integrator, Look for the *.prn and *.ddl files....

    integrator,
    Look for the *.prn and *.ddl files. Both are strictly text based files and can be opened with notepad, wordpad and MS-Word.

    If all you have are the *.cfg and *.acs files then you need...
  39. My thought exactly. Without a "Network...

    My thought exactly. Without a "Network Manager/Supervisor" the only way I have ever had it work reliably is to sync the Fans/Drives. As long as your wire distance is fairly short (< 150') it should...
  40. Thread: JCI CCT FAQ

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    NSSF, Think of State Tables as GX-9100 PLC's and...

    NSSF,
    Think of State Tables as GX-9100 PLC's and the others stuff as GX-9100 PM's. The hard part is learning how to actually utilize the basic modules to perform your desired functions.

    FWIW, I...
  41. Thread: JCI CCT FAQ

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    NSSF, Have you tried using the "System...

    NSSF,
    Have you tried using the "System Selection" method ? That might speed up the learning process by looking at some standard compliations of Logic and State Table functionality.
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    Ditto ! Joey, just wait till you get Old and...

    Ditto ! Joey, just wait till you get Old and Tired. The floor get really hard after the big 5 Ohhhh.

    Really !

    I have 2 or 3 of the Lifetime Folding tables and they are all labeled "Not Your's...
  43. Unless you have a very unique system (or I have...

    Unless you have a very unique system (or I have lost my mind) ALL the points in a Point Group exist (in the "Points") on some device.

    I must be missing something here, sorry.
  44. Gaseous Anomaly, Brief "how To' assuming you...

    Gaseous Anomaly,

    Brief "how To' assuming you have sufficient access to the system:
    1. Expand Station/Administration/Graphics Templates, open Graphics templates folder.
    2. Copy...
  45. Maybe you could just simply map the points from...

    Maybe you could just simply map the points from the actual "Points List" directly to a PX file. Saves a step the way I see it. JMO
  46. Thread: hvacpro

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    I would suggest using HAVC-Pro 8.08 with the...

    I would suggest using HAVC-Pro 8.08 with the "B"-Patch.

    Another option is the B & B Electronics 485SD9TB Converter if you have a 9pin Serial port. I have always used it with out an external power...
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    Tigger, We have a project in Cherry Creek that...

    Tigger,
    We have a project in Cherry Creek that just got one retrofitted (replaced an old 19DX ?) a few month ago. PM me and maybe we can get you down there to have a look.

    In the past few years...
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    TheControlsFreak has it almost dead on. Been...

    TheControlsFreak has it almost dead on.

    Been doing controls specifically for almost 20 years. My DMM is a Fluke 115 (with the real leads not those skinny peices of junk), had a 116 but it is...
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    mechmike2, Default IP address for NET1 (right...

    mechmike2,
    Default IP address for NET1 (right hand jack) should be 192.168.1.149

    Be careful connecting to an FX with MH WB version. The new FX-60 is likely licensed at Ax 3.7 or Ax 3.8 and there...
  50. Thread: N2 Wiring?

    by Cagey57
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    fisha, s2sam is one of our resident experts on...

    fisha,
    s2sam is one of our resident experts on RS485 ! (as always sam, thanks for your knowledge)

    Go here http://cgproducts.johnsoncontrols.com/default.aspx?main.aspx&2 and look for "Metasys...
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