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  1. The first thing I would try is to drop the baud...

    The first thing I would try is to drop the baud rate to 4800. Any P1 device that was certified by Siemens is only tested and certified at 4800, as that is the only baud rate most of the P1 devices...
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    The above will work, but the asydebug does the...

    The above will work, but the asydebug does the same thing in fewer and simpler steps, IMO.

    The Asydebug command needs to be run on the PC that has the BLNs (ALNs) defined under it. Normally this...
  3. That subpoint is not commandable through normal...

    That subpoint is not commandable through normal PPCL. If you have access to the application guide for your model of TEC, in the back is a list of all of the subpoints in that application. The point...
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    This is normal. The panel does the actual...

    This is normal. The panel does the actual compiling of the program, and a left over from the old days (late 80's when we had 128K of memory) is the panel compiler tries to be as efficient as...
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    Just to echo Dingman, this TEC is just an...

    Just to echo Dingman, this TEC is just an extended I/O controller. It only has a single application in it of 2497, and nothing else.

    All of the I/O has to be controlled/monitored by the field...
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    The non lab tecs have a built in flow sensor...

    The non lab tecs have a built in flow sensor ranged for 0-1 in wc diff press. This equates out to about 4000 feet per min max range.
    A 6' duct has an area of 0.2 sq ft. So 0.2 * 4000 = 800 cfm max...
  7. Basically, the journal files are created by a...

    Basically, the journal files are created by a loss of communication between the server and client in the middle of a database write. The loss of communication can be caused by power down of one of...
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    The PXM-AI8 is just a point expansion module that...

    The PXM-AI8 is just a point expansion module that can have up to 8 analog inputs. There are no "points" or application in it. It is just an I/O device with no internal smarts.

    The field panel goes...
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    The modules you show in the picture are analog...

    The modules you show in the picture are analog output pnuematic. The light on these modules is an actual feedback of the output pressure sensed in the line. If you do not have a supply line hooked...
  10. If you have an integration panel on the site,...

    If you have an integration panel on the site, (modbus, bacnet, etc), then sunrise and sunset are built into the diagnostic point. All you have to do is enter you Lat and Long.

    Otherwise, here is...
  11. Thread: TEC ?

    by Daramoe
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    After the tec has been through a calibration...

    After the tec has been through a calibration cycle,
    Then
    (Balancer CFM reading / TEC CFM reading) * Old Flo Coeff
  12. Thread: Siemens PXM10S

    by Daramoe
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    What firmware revision is your panel? The PXM...

    What firmware revision is your panel? The PXM display is only supported on some of the new firmware.
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    Speaking of logic, I missed one in the example....

    Speaking of logic, I missed one in the example. You will need to add the 50, 41 to the end of the last table statement, or you will not get readings between 40 and 50.
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    Break it into 2 table statements IF (HA08CV...

    Break it into 2 table statements

    IF (HA08CV .GE. 50.) THEN TABLE(HA08CV,HA08GP,50,41,60,53,70,63,80,74,90,75) ELSE TABLE(HA08CV,HA08GP,0,0,10,1,20,7,30,17,40,27)
  15. What I think you are looking for is Slope and...

    What I think you are looking for is Slope and Intercept. Coefficient is the term used to adjust the CFM flow readings to the air balancers readings.

    That being said, while the app you are using...
  16. It's a little to involved to try to explain in a...

    It's a little to involved to try to explain in a forum (IMO). Your best bet would be to get a Apogee Field Panel Users manual. There is a very good chapter in there that explains enhanced alarming in...
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    More then likely, either there is a name...

    More then likely, either there is a name resolution issue between your client PC and the server (host file not setup if static IPs, or DNS server does not have all of the info properly registered) ,...
  18. If you know how, you can change the alarm to an...

    If you know how, you can change the alarm to an enhanced alarm, and use the schedule point as the mode point in your alarm setup.
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    The damper command point will stay in OVRD, and...

    The damper command point will stay in OVRD, and the TEC will do the calibration procedure normally, as it doesn't command the damper command. However, as the damper command is a calculated point, the...
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    Chapter 5 of the field panel users manual deals...

    Chapter 5 of the field panel users manual deals with nothing except the point database, and has a table going into detail on each of these points.
  21. Sounds like a trend buffer full upload. I would...

    Sounds like a trend buffer full upload. I would guess that somebody who didn't understand what they are doing, used the trend wizard to add all the points in the system in trend, and one of the...
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    Just a combination of resolution of the a-d...

    Just a combination of resolution of the a-d converter, and the auto scaling of the commander box. You didn't say what the range of the controlled device is, 0-10, 2-10, 4-20ma, etc). As to it showing...
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    The 535-741 is an 100K thermistor. The point...

    The 535-741 is an 100K thermistor. The point expansion module only supports 1K RTD (375 type) , 0-10 VDC and 4-20ma for inputs.
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    Are these wireless FLNs?

    Are these wireless FLNs?
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    I would suspect that it is not that the Point Exp...

    I would suspect that it is not that the Point Exp Block does not support LPACIs, but more that it does not support being on the FLN. The original Point Exp Blocks could only exist on the MEC...
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    If you upgrade your panels to 3.2 firmware, this...

    If you upgrade your panels to 3.2 firmware, this is a BTL certified firmware. The siemens panel at that time is a native bacnet device.
    There will have to be a database conversion done at the same...
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    The PX controllers can be flashed from 2.x...

    The PX controllers can be flashed from 2.x firmware to the bacnet firmware 3.2
    If the MECs and MBCs are Power MECs and MBCs, and are the ethernet variety (they have an ethernet port) then they can...
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    What revision of Insight What is the panel type...

    What revision of Insight
    What is the panel type and firmware listed in system profile.

    Your slope and intercept calculates out to 125 = 0 volts 0 = 10 volts, so I am assuming you are hooking up a...
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    For the PXC 24: Part Numer PXC24.2-PEF.A or ...

    For the PXC 24:
    Part Numer PXC24.2-PEF.A

    or

    For the PXC 36:
    Base Panel
    Part number PXC36-PE.A
    P2, 36 points
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    For which one? In each of the controllers, the P2...

    For which one? In each of the controllers, the P2 and the bacnet are different part numbers as they are different firmware loads.
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    The PXC Modular, the PXC 36, and the second...

    The PXC Modular, the PXC 36, and the second generation of the PXC 24 ( the one that has both a 485 and an ethernet connection on it) can be used as an AEM with the correct license. That means that...
  32. Thread: Siemens FLN

    by Daramoe
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    The database of the UCs can be backed up in...

    The database of the UCs can be backed up in system profile. The UCs have an EEprom just like the TECs, so it usually takes physical or electrical damage to get to the point that you need to replace a...
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    If the existing MEC and PXC are Bacnet, they you...

    If the existing MEC and PXC are Bacnet, they you should be able to discover them in a normal fashion. If they are the propriatary protocal (P2 and P1) then they would have to have the Bacnet Client...
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    It definitely works. I have done about a dozen...

    It definitely works. I have done about a dozen over the last 2-3 years, with very little issues.
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    There is an application guide, but it is a...

    There is an application guide, but it is a Proprietary Siemens manual available to thier techs only. It takes you step by step through collecting the data from the JCI system, converting it into...
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    Also, if you are unsure on the application, just...

    Also, if you are unsure on the application, just add the TEC at the proper address, and leave the application blank (if you are doing this at the MMI port of the panel). As long as the TEC is...
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    Again, it depends on where the line of PPCL is....

    Again, it depends on where the line of PPCL is. For example, using a loop statement for example, if the loop is in panel 1, and the physical output is in panel 2, every minute change in the loop...
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    Verify that your Windows firewall is disabled on...

    Verify that your Windows firewall is disabled on the PC you are working on. If you changed out PCs, and the new PC has a different name then the original one, you will have to change the node name...
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    In system profile, you have a BLN name. That name...

    In system profile, you have a BLN name. That name has to be defined in the ethernet field panels as part of the start up of the field panels. The BLN names have to match, and they ARE case sensitive....
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    If it's Datamate Base, you won't be doing much...

    If it's Datamate Base, you won't be doing much modifying with it. Base only has the capablity to back up and restore the database from a field panel, and it has the terminal mode capablity to talk to...
  41. Thread: Siemens apogee

    by Daramoe
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    Depends on what they have for hardware and...

    Depends on what they have for hardware and software. If they have an Apogee front end of at least 3.8 or higher, then they could install the Bacnet client option on the front end, and talk bacnet IP...
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    A few basis architecture questions if you do not...

    A few basis architecture questions if you do not mind:

    1. In an Apogee network, which device owns and stores the "global" data". I'm assuming network name, controllers, addresses, printers etc....
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    There are 2 ways to wire a 4-20 ma signal to the...

    There are 2 ways to wire a 4-20 ma signal to the mec, it depends on who is supplying the power for the end device. If the MEC is providing the power, then at the MEC, you connect the wires to 24vdc...
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    You are probably looking at an impedence issue....

    You are probably looking at an impedence issue. The SCU and the TXIO have different impedence limits on the 4-20 inputs.

    For example, consider a situation where an SCU is replaced with a PXC...
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    Just an FYI. That is a P1 converter, not a P2....

    Just an FYI. That is a P1 converter, not a P2. They are very different protocals. This converter could be used if you are taking out the Siemens main panel, the MEC, and leaving the controllers out...
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    Siemens protocal

    You are correct, it is a proprietary protocal. I know that different vendors over the years have tried to backwards engineer it with very little success. The generally wind up locking the bln up.
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    First, you would want to verify that Telnet is...

    First, you would want to verify that Telnet is enabled at the panel itself. It can be enabled and disabled on a panel by panel basis. If it is enabled, then you can either go to system profile, right...
  48. Thread: Siemens System

    by Daramoe
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    It depends on the equipment installed, and the...

    It depends on the equipment installed, and the version and type of datamate you have. Is it Datamate Base, or Datamate Advanced?
    At 3 years old, they could have MBCs or MECs for main field panels,...
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    Dingman is very close, but he has it backwards. ...

    Dingman is very close, but he has it backwards.

    When a point is being referenced in a panel in which doesn't exist, that panel will call out to the panel where the point is for the value of that...
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