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    To be a little more specific, you need Rover with...

    To be a little more specific, you need Rover with COMM-4 hardware kit. Rover has two hardware options, COMM-4 and Comm-5(LON).

    The other option is to use an older DOS software & hardware package...
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    NightrainATC - Contact Me

    NightrainATC-- Contact me with your e-mail address and I will send you a PDF file that does a pretty good job explaining Tracer Summit's interoperability (BACnet included) features & capabilities....
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    In case you don't already know, the HeatNet...

    In case you don't already know, the HeatNet bridge is actually a Fieldserver Modbus to LON bridge. You should download their LON protocol manual and it will explain why those questions are...
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    This discussion has been very entertaining to...

    This discussion has been very entertaining to read and see the various points of view expressed.

    As a former Trane BAS Tech, I have to agree that Trane's (Branch & Corporate) attitude & business...
  5. Thread: cable question

    by Knobber
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    Attached is a snapshot of the CCP2 IOM that shows...

    Attached is a snapshot of the CCP2 IOM that shows the connection options and part numbers for the cable and adapters. Hopefully this will refresh your memory. If you really need the pinouts, I can...
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    Actually you can make some changes to EXISTING...

    Actually you can make some changes to EXISTING PCL routines using the dumb terminal. There are some things in an existing PCL routine that cannot be changed using a dumb terminal. If you read the...
  7. Thread: Circon Basic

    by Knobber
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    The program statement 'TASK (15)' sets up a task...

    The program statement 'TASK (15)' sets up a task with a stack of 15 two byte words. This would equal 30 bytes of RAM usage (15 words X 2 bytes per word = 30 bytes).

    Each task in a program will...
  8. Thread: Circon Basic

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    The number in parenthesis after the task command...

    The number in parenthesis after the task command is an optional stack size argument which specifies how much memory (in two-byte words) to be allocated for stack use by that task. If no stack size...
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    Are you using Visual Integrator 3 (Circon...

    Are you using Visual Integrator 3 (Circon product) on this project? One of the features of VI is the 'Circon Local Synchronization Service'. If you are, here are the steps to do it. This might help,...
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    Not directly with the BCU. However, you could use...

    Not directly with the BCU. However, you could use a gateway from a third-party manufacturer such as Fieldserver. TRANE advertises a gateway for the types of applications you mentioned but it is...
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    If it's a Tracer 100, then dip switch S1-3 in the...

    If it's a Tracer 100, then dip switch S1-3 in the OFF position should do the trick.

    Knobber
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    I use the same method as Heavyevans. With the...

    I use the same method as Heavyevans. With the price being as low as it is for USB flash drives and the functionality you get from running a DOS program in a true DOS environment, it is the only way...
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    Contact me via the e-mail address in my profile....

    Contact me via the e-mail address in my profile.

    Rover V6 functionality is the same as V5 except that V6 has support for the Comm4 and Comm5 (LON) USB interfaces.

    Knobber
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    What version of Rover are you using? Version 5...

    What version of Rover are you using? Version 5 or Version 6? I might be able to help depending on the version.

    Knobber
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    All BCU models are BACnet capable because they...

    All BCU models are BACnet capable because they are native BACnet. All of the communications from BCU to BCU and the Summit software on a PC workstation are done using BACnet. However, the different...
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    The shaft-type dampers would be consistent with...

    The shaft-type dampers would be consistent with using a UCM4 but I am just totally baffled as to why they would have their COMM links terminated to a TIM-E. For one, the TIM-E was discontinued in...
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    There are two file directories that are needed...

    There are two file directories that are needed for UPCMEdit. They are UPCMEDIT and UPCMDATA. Both of these directories need to exist in the same directory, preferrably the root directory. If they...
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    That CPL code was an example of a syntax error

    The code you are referring to in your message was from my post and was showing an example of a syntax error. I thought I had made that pretty clear in my message and explained what was wrong with...
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    Absolutely!! When you are using the compiler in...

    Absolutely!! When you are using the compiler in Summit you have to be logged into a site. If the site you are logged into (not necessarily connected to) is not the one that you are compiling the...
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    Unfortunately you have to upgrade to a BMTW to...

    Unfortunately you have to upgrade to a BMTW to get BACnet over IP capability. However, a BMTS can do BACnet over Ethernet as long as the BMTS's Boot ROM is V4.0

    Knobber
  21. Thread: Trane zn520

    by Knobber
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    In this statement I assume you mean that you were...

    In this statement I assume you mean that you were seeing the correct setpoint from the thumbwheel in Rover and that the setpoint should have been generating a call for cooling yet it was heating with...
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    Are you saying that you want some help on how to...

    Are you saying that you want some help on how to use PCMEdit/UPCMEdit to back up a controller? Let us know.

    Knobber
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    For the PCM it would be the 6 types: *.CM1,...

    For the PCM it would be the 6 types:
    *.CM1, *.CM2, *.EXC, *.LCD, *.PNT, *.SCD

    For the UPCM there are 7 types:
    *.CMT, *.EXC, *.LCD, *.LOG, *.PNT, *.SCD, *.TMS

    In either case it is easiest to...
  24. Thread: Trane UPCM

    by Knobber
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    I tried to send you an e-mail today at the above...

    I tried to send you an e-mail today at the above address but YAHOO rejected it as noted below. Do you have another address?

    Knobber

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    Looks like you performed the correct procedure to...

    Looks like you performed the correct procedure to load the card to me. But I wonder if the driver load didn't complete sucessfully because of the conflict or if you are still having a conflict even...
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    I'm not trying to be a jerk here but you...

    I'm not trying to be a jerk here but you obviously have no idea what you are talking about and obviously have no experience with this particular piece of equipment. When you direct connect to a UPCM...
  27. Thread: Trane UPCM

    by Knobber
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    The point you are looking for may not exist. A...

    The point you are looking for may not exist. A UPCM is a generic/blank controller. All of the code in it has to be written by hand. It is not a configurable device in any way. If the programmer...
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    Carrier

    Carrier
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    Actuator Timing Issue?

    Sounds like it could be an actuator stroke time issue to me. The HW valve actuators should be the type that are drive-open/drive close. When this is the case the UCM needs to know how long it takes...
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    You can't make a silk purse out of a sow's ear!!

    I totally agree with absrbrtek. As resistant as they seem to be to spending any money, it doesn't sound like they are all that concerned about the lack of heat. Whatever the situation was at that...
  31. Thread: Trane tracer

    by Knobber
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    Tracer 100 or Tracer Summit

    Good call KWILLMECH. From the way he refers to it as a "Trane Tracer" panel, the first thing that came to my mind was a Tracer 100.

    CHEWBALL... Is the panel you are referring to a Tracer 100 or...
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    Any info would be great. My e-mail is rjhumbert...

    Any info would be great. My e-mail is rjhumbert at MSN dot COM.

    Thanks again,
    Knobber.
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    Please provide us with information on all of the...

    Please provide us with information on all of the field wiring hooked up to the unit. On the TCI-3 you should only have 1 or 2 cables terminated to TB-1 and possibly some wiring terminated to TB-2. ...
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    Here's a bit of info for you to think about.... ...

    Here's a bit of info for you to think about.... I was a tech on a job that was a 28 story bldg built in 2001. The HVAC control system was Trane Summit and the FLS system was Simplex. We had a...
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    beardenpc

    **beardenpc**........ I have a BACNET project coming up where I will be interfacing a Trane Summit system to an Allerton FST-100. This will be my first experience interfacing with Allerton but...
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    As far as the CH530 sequence Rob is talking...

    As far as the CH530 sequence Rob is talking about..... The CH530 can basically determine the load by slide valve position and/or Run Load Amps(RLA). This is not an accurate way to determine the...
  37. Setting up a recalibration schedule in Summit...

    Setting up a recalibration schedule in Summit
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    With 150-200 boxes you probably have at least 2 BCU's. Something to consider when setting this up is to...
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    It's probably the brass fitting

    I think it is probably the brass fitting as "acjourneyman" mentioned. I have seen this happen first hand. I have some pictures we took when we did this repair if you are interested. Send me an...
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