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    Technically everything can be done through a...

    Technically everything can be done through a terminal. I don't know what rep you are talking to but they don't know what they are talking about. Basically you can do it 1 of 2 ways. You can use a P2...
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    There is no reason that the JCI Devices cannot be...

    There is no reason that the JCI Devices cannot be used on a Siemens system. Are you trying to replace the FX60 or use it as a router? The MSTP part might be tricky as I know that with the FEC line...
  3. Thread: JCI lon

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    Yes, you can use any brand Lon network management...

    Yes, you can use any brand Lon network management tool though it is better to have the original network configuration if possible.
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    You replaced the NAE but probably didn't...

    You replaced the NAE but probably didn't commission it on to the LON network. This must be done with a network management tool like LN-Builder 3, which was probably used to startup the job to begin...
  5. The last version for a -0 is 4.0.6 or something...

    The last version for a -0 is 4.0.6 or something like that. 4.1 wouldn't go on a -0.
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    CFM = SQRT ($AVGSVP) * 4.005 * SQFT * (SAF .EQ....

    CFM = SQRT ($AVGSVP) * 4.005 * SQFT * (SAF .EQ. PRFON)

    Where $AVGSVP is the average or current velocity pressure and SQFT is the square foot of your duct. The last part prevents the equation from...
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    You cannot setup a trend using commander. You...

    You cannot setup a trend using commander. You need to use the Trend Definition Editor. Use the wizard (looks like a wizard hat) to make the trend and setup all of the steps. Attached is the icon for...
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    Just use an Analog Value, a Mux block and a...

    Just use an Analog Value, a Mux block and a timer. Add the AV as an input and output, connect the input to one side of the Mux block, and your trended point to the other input on the Mux block. Set...
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    You should be able to do that with LCT pretty...

    You should be able to do that with LCT pretty easily.
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    You should only need to create the...

    You should only need to create the MetasysExpertPreferences.xml file in your user profile on the machine you are using.
  11. Thread: Need help!

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    This forum is more for Commercial control...

    This forum is more for Commercial control systems, but depending on where you live and the heat load in your home will decide on the size of unit that you need. If you live in a hot climate and your...
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    To actually answer your question, no the M5...

    To actually answer your question, no the M5 software cannot run on Windows 7 or 2008 32-bit. It actually won't even run on Windows XP SP3. You have to have SP2 or lower, preferably SP1 as there are...
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    http://www.adafruit.com/products/50

    http://www.adafruit.com/products/50
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    Sounds like a JCI tech. When I worked for JCI...

    Sounds like a JCI tech. When I worked for JCI doing a Modbus integration was expensive. You had basically 2 blessed and readily available options. 1 was to go to Field Server and get a preconfigured...
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    This is an issue with older firmware. The only...

    This is an issue with older firmware. The only way the an AI point can be commanded in BACnet is by putting it Out of Service. The TEC needs to do this in order to update the value. This is normal...
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    Rip it out and start over. Hopefully the district...

    Rip it out and start over. Hopefully the district has a decent set of installation drawings (doubtful). If they are using a machine that operated in the 80s the controls on the units can't be very...
  17. How many devices are on the NAE? What type of...

    How many devices are on the NAE? What type of NAE? Have you tried disconnecting a few of the other cards and seeing if the discovery improves? What is the bus health of the MSTP trunk?
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    What's the bus health look like? Did you check...

    What's the bus health look like? Did you check the voltages of the wires to make sure that there is not something else going on? I had this issue once and it turned out to be a bad FEC. Didn't figure...
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    A Siemens LA546 Laboratory Electronic Actuator...

    A Siemens LA546 Laboratory Electronic Actuator can provide that. Goes faster than 5 seconds and is bloody expensive.
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    The CVT will allow you to connect to the Zone Bus...

    The CVT will allow you to connect to the Zone Bus of the controllers and the thermostats. If you have a lot of VAV controllers that you will be working on they the CVT is the better option as the USB...
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    http://www.echelon.com/resource-library-results?fi...

    http://www.echelon.com/resource-library-results?filters=software,software_downloads&ps=20
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    Hate to bring up an old thread, but if anyone has...

    Hate to bring up an old thread, but if anyone has a copy of this software it would be greatly appreciated,
  23. There isn't. Once you delete the reference from...

    There isn't. Once you delete the reference from the ADX/NAE database it shouldn't remove the data from the database but it will remove the reference that the SQL queries use to show the data. If you...
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    Depending on your area, the branch, and your...

    Depending on your area, the branch, and your level of experience it will either be sink or swim, or you might get lucky. When I started with JCI I was hired on a Friday and told to be on site Monday...
  25. Thread: 3 home owner

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    The Controls forum is for Building Automation...

    The Controls forum is for Building Automation Controls. Large scale HVAC systems. I don't believe this is the proper forum for home appliances.
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    Er, if you NUT the NAE it will completely erase...

    Er, if you NUT the NAE it will completely erase the NAE's database. I am assuming you have a SCT backup. You can use 2.2 or even 2.3 and it shouldn't affect the functionality of the NAE.
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    Jebus, why would you want that? Up until version...

    Jebus, why would you want that? Up until version 2.3 Metasys was buggy as hell. Not that 2.3 was much better. Best I can do is 2.2.
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    What type of TECs? Are they being commanded from...

    What type of TECs? Are they being commanded from PPCL or some other process? How old are the TECs? If you delete and readd the TEC to the system profile is does this continue?
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    No idea on the sourcing of TECs. Most customers...

    No idea on the sourcing of TECs. Most customers that I have seen have either found places the sell them or for the most part just order them through Siemens as they are backwards compatible and still...
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    Depending on the model of TEC and what it is...

    Depending on the model of TEC and what it is setup for you may or may not have a good road for this other than ripping out the controllers and installing new ones.

    Almost all of the new TEC...
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    The application files are built into the TEC's...

    The application files are built into the TEC's firmware. You don't need any additional files. WCIS stores text files for the different applications on the local machine but they are mainly for speed....
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    No the ADX software won't talk to BACnet. It uses...

    No the ADX software won't talk to BACnet. It uses SOAP connections to talk to the NAEs. The NAE-8500 series, which is an NAE engine working on a server machine, can do BACnet but not do everything...
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    The ADX does not support BACnet natively nor does...

    The ADX does not support BACnet natively nor does it support OPC that I have ever seen. JCI just came out with a product called ODS which is a BACnet operator workstation. Otherwise you would need to...
  34. Bigguy158 you are correct. Looked back at my...

    Bigguy158 you are correct. Looked back at my files. 1.6.0_21 is for 5.1. But IE 10 will not work at all. I am pretty sure that is your main issue.
  35. Thread: METASYS ADS

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    If you log into the NAEs under the NAE focus tab...

    If you log into the NAEs under the NAE focus tab in Advanced View it will show if the ADS is online to the NAE. To check whether you are using DHCP you need to log into the NAE and under the network...
  36. Metasys at the version you are at, guessing from...

    Metasys at the version you are at, guessing from the Java version 4.1, was never designed to run on IE 10. They are very specific about browser version with Metasys. I am assuming it is a 32 bit...
  37. Thread: METASYS ADS

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    Is the ADS online to the NAEs? Has something...

    Is the ADS online to the NAEs? Has something recently changed like an upgrade, IP address, NAE Name? Have any firewall ports been recently changed on the network?
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    Depending on the version of the NAE it required a...

    Depending on the version of the NAE it required a certain IE version to work. Before they switched to the Launcher I think the highest it would go is IE8.
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    There is not a way to get a value from Insight or...

    There is not a way to get a value from Insight or a panel unless you are storing the value locally. The panels don't store any last values but will poll the TEC for values. From what I have seen and...
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    Yes, you can link the fan status or commands to a...

    Yes, you can link the fan status or commands to a fan animation. There is a large library very similar to the one in Insight for animations. The only catch is they can take a bit longer to start if...
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    I have seen and built very nice graphics with...

    I have seen and built very nice graphics with FINlite. They are not as functional as full blown Insight or other large scale BAS graphics are, but they report data and allow you to change the values....
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    You should be able to swap the ALN settings, but...

    You should be able to swap the ALN settings, but the panel will coldstart. If it was on the FLN it was acting as a UC most likely. If you have Insight the panel would appear as a TEC with an app...
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    I have not used Datamate, and at least in our...

    I have not used Datamate, and at least in our branch no one is familiar with it. If there is an Insight machine you can upload the MBC and then do a backup that way. A Siemens person would use Comm...
  44. Siemens has P1 which is their proprietary EIA-485...

    Siemens has P1 which is their proprietary EIA-485 protocol. Most companies use Master devices on the MSTP level, but Siemens TEC controllers can be set up to do Slave as well. A Siemens PXC device...
  45. N2 is not BACnet. I am assuming you are talking...

    N2 is not BACnet. I am assuming you are talking about MSTP. Siemens has controllers that operate on the MSTP level. They can exist on the same wire as other MSTP devices as long as the communication...
  46. Not Dingman, but RENO has to be licensed on the...

    Not Dingman, but RENO has to be licensed on the Insight Server you are using. If it is there is a button on the Main Menu for Remote Notification.
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    PTECs can be loaded and edited using Insight 3.13...

    PTECs can be loaded and edited using Insight 3.13 before that it took a combination of files and a command line tool. They integrated the PPCL stuff into 3.13. I don't think Desigo CC has the...
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    You can use Terminal Emulation to do it. It is...

    You can use Terminal Emulation to do it. It is pain. You can also have Siemens install the webserver in the PXCs. This is free and is what installs the Apogee Editors. You can do everything but...
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    No idea. I do know that whenever I load it up on...

    No idea. I do know that whenever I load it up on my laptop it my RAM usage immediately goes from 2-3 GB to about 12 GB. And it runs like piss on the Core i5 that I have.
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    If it is South America you should have the choice...

    If it is South America you should have the choice of either. Desigo Insight is mostly a European product but can be used in different areas of the world. If it is a new installation you will probably...
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