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    Does this happen when there is a power loss to...

    Does this happen when there is a power loss to the panels, server, or both?
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    Thanks for the info, I learned something....

    Thanks for the info, I learned something....
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    Only other possibility could be a scheduling...

    Only other possibility could be a scheduling issue? You mentioned it works for "real" alarms so I'm at a loss.....When I get back to work I'll see if I can duplicate the problem.
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    Try using the "manual" notification and verify...

    Try using the "manual" notification and verify that works i.e. send a page to your cell phone.
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    Set subpoint #59 from zero to 4. This will...

    Set subpoint #59 from zero to 4.

    This will reverse the reversing valve.
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    I think I'd be looking at the BLN (automation...

    I think I'd be looking at the BLN (automation level network) for cabinet errors or wiring issues.
  7. I'm sorry, I think I have the picture now..... ...

    I'm sorry, I think I have the picture now.....

    Remove the TEC from the system profile. Then, re-add the device. Typically when this happens the unbundled point shows up as *F* failed.
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    1)Set sub point #88 (stage count) to 1 2)DO 4 is...

    1)Set sub point #88 (stage count) to 1
    2)DO 4 is for stage 2 and DO 5 is stage 3. So, to be on the safe side try to command DO 5 after changing stage count.
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    Grounding is different on the PXC, take note. It...

    Grounding is different on the PXC, take note.
    It is possible that a MBC controller is failing...Ostracize the MBCs one at a time to see if problem is corrected.
  10. Not knowing the application I'm at a loss. ...

    Not knowing the application I'm at a loss.

    Perhaps the TEC revs are not the same?
  11. Hello, sorry for the delay. The application is...

    Hello, sorry for the delay.

    The application is usually point #2
    3.3 is the front end version.
    Since I don't know the application try #1 or #2 below:
    1) Set #14 to "yes" and command #13 to...
  12. I'll take a stab at this: Pre Apogee required...

    I'll take a stab at this:

    Pre Apogee required manual unbundle, i.e. adding point, lan, and cabinet numbers.

    Apogee allows you to auto unbundle from the front end (Insight) This is cool because...
  13. If you could tell me what application you're...

    If you could tell me what application you're using and what point number you are trying to command perhaps I could help.

    Some items (I think fan) is not commandable. Also, if you're out of range...
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    Temp Repair

    Get a known "good" TEC. Install about two feet of wire on new TEC, remove existing bad LAN and install good TEC with two feet of wire. If that works you have issues with "bad" P1 network. If that...
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    If you're using say a L2SL point it can be...

    If you're using say a L2SL point it can be configured to calculate run time (totalized). The PPCL command "total" can be used to calculate run times for lead lag, etc.
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    Are you doing this based on actual run time or on...

    Are you doing this based on actual run time or on a weekly / monthly interval? We can get creative here.
  17. Thread: siemens problem

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    Hi Larry, I'm sorry that I wasn't clear: ...

    Hi Larry,

    I'm sorry that I wasn't clear:

    Some of the TEC firmware and some of the older panel firmware would do strange things. i.e command priority would not be displayed correctly.
    ...
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    A better UPS will resolve the problem. Make...

    A better UPS will resolve the problem.

    Make sure that auxillary transformers (if used for this circuit) are on the UPS power. Often I will find the DDC control cabinet on UPS power but not the...
  19. Thread: siemens problem

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    I'm going to take a stab here: Is it possible...

    I'm going to take a stab here:

    Is it possible that there is a graphic for the 2051 (fan coil) application? If so, are these points displayed on the graphic that someone may be commanding with the...
  20. I've met some really great electricians in my 15...

    I've met some really great electricians in my 15 year plus career with controls. Some of these guys couldn't do control work if you held a gun to their head.

    However, the best end of the company...
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    I'd like to be contacted

    I'd like to be contacted
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    Hi, Datamate base is unstable at best....

    Hi,

    Datamate base is unstable at best. Datamate Advanced needs to be at the same revision as Insight to transfer data. The yearly license is out of the question!

    If you're setting up TECs then...
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    Controlgirl, I worked for Siemens for about 15...

    Controlgirl,

    I worked for Siemens for about 15 years and worked with the product 5 years before hiring on.

    Several of my intructors were from the Canada. From what I can tell Canada is the...
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    That's great news! You have one great Siemens...

    That's great news!

    You have one great Siemens branch, count your blessings.
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    Welcome to Siemens and the world of integration....

    Welcome to Siemens and the world of integration. Been there and done that, good luck!
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    I suspect that someone took the sentinel thinking...

    I suspect that someone took the sentinel thinking that it is a "memory stick".

    I would try (beg) for the sentinel back and relocate it inside the server to avoid this in the future. I can see both...
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    Most / some service contracts include Insight...

    Most / some service contracts include Insight upgrades. Siemens is usually not forthcoming upgrading in a timely fashion. So, review your contract!

    I can only imagine that you are currently using...
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    3.10 now has e-mail athentication built in for...

    3.10 now has e-mail athentication built in for RENO. Previously you had to be on a corporate network with the exchange server to send RENO e-mails. Now, you can you use the ISP of your choice to send...
  29. Thread: MBC CEC0838

    by pangea
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    Check diagnostics to make sure that it is not...

    Check diagnostics to make sure that it is not warm starting. Coldstarts require the PPCL to be re-loaded.
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    If memory serves me correctly, 3.9 was the...

    If memory serves me correctly, 3.9 was the original release and the 3.9.1 is the patch.

    Current version is 3.10 with e-mail authentication.
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    It's difficult to find a laptop these days with a...

    It's difficult to find a laptop these days with a 9 pin serial.
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    I've had mixed results with some of the...

    I've had mixed results with some of the converters. However, the Belkin seems to work great! It has several built-in LEDs and cost between $24 to $40. I also use this device for my trunk interface...
  33. Thread: insight mln

    by pangea
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    Our IT people are contractors, enough said. ...

    Our IT people are contractors, enough said.

    Thanks to the magic of fiber I've been able to maintain our own domain. I have always considered the "corporate network" as a free ride.
  34. Thread: insight mln

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    Everyone on same page! Keep in mind that IT...

    Everyone on same page!

    Keep in mind that IT can create a virtual network and hide you from the real world. i.e., your own domain!
  35. Thread: insight mln

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    Point well taken. The large sites that I've...

    Point well taken. The large sites that I've worked at seem to love to lock down ports, this makes Insight worthless.
  36. Thread: insight mln

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    MLN

    If you're going on the corporate network. Might I suggest installing VNC (free) to help manage your clients.

    If you8 need help let me know...
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    When possible, add the device via the...

    When possible, add the device via the front-end....Insight! Your life will be much more pleasent.
  38. Thread: Siemens VFD

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    Forget any type of support, believe me.

    Forget any type of support, believe me.
  39. Thread: Siemens apogee

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    Either you worked for Siemens, like me....

    Either you worked for Siemens, like me. Orrrrrrrrr, you have one hell of a memory!

    I'll have to part with "password" would make a good password!
  40. Thread: Siemens apogee

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    But, not better than bonzai :yes:

    But, not better than bonzai :yes:
  41. Thread: Siemens apogee

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    It was better than high high :couchhide:

    It was better than high high :couchhide:
  42. Thread: Siemens apogee

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    I'm sorry to say it but you're right! I've...

    I'm sorry to say it but you're right!

    I've done plenty of integration jobs over the past 20 years. Rarely does one go as planned.
  43. Thread: Siemens VFD

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    This is one of the worst drives in the world!...

    This is one of the worst drives in the world! Siemens usually won't install them if they have a choice.
  44. Thread: Siemens apogee

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    Liebert

    Hello,

    I just did this interface about 6 months ago.

    First you will need the Siemens driver (gateway).

    The Lieberts use Modbus and interface pretty easy. You will also need the mapping for...
  45. Together may be hard find. Let me know if I can...

    Together may be hard find. Let me know if I can help.

    Chris
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    Wish I was on that side of the world

    Wish I was on that side of the world
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