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    Someone needs to tell those guys about the...

    Someone needs to tell those guys about the wonderful invention of panduit.
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    We seldom ever download source files. Takes up to...

    We seldom ever download source files. Takes up to much memory in the module. And add more time to the download.

    And with ALC you use the field service tool to suck programs out of modules...
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    You would have to have a copy of the user files...

    You would have to have a copy of the user files made for that customer to connect up with controllers.
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    The discharge air Setpoint being writable depend...

    The discharge air Setpoint being writable depend on how the dealer wrote the program as all programming is customizable. And you have to make sure that the ALC BACnet points are set for remote...
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    Until recently the zone temp set points were not...

    Until recently the zone temp set points were not writable BACnet points.
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    From what we have been told by the local Daikin...

    From what we have been told by the local Daikin rep here, no. We have to add an additional control module if our customer wants discharge air temp.
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    My first day working in the HVAC field as a...

    My first day working in the HVAC field as a helper back in 90, the first call of the day was to go work on a AHU that spanned the whole penthouse of the building it served. The shave on the blower...
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    Sounds like you have an OEM module that ALC made...

    Sounds like you have an OEM module that ALC made specifically for a manufacture. Looking at the ME812u module that ALC dealer use, there is not an error code 7. The error codes or as follows.

    The...
  9. Have these modules been downloaded before? I...

    Have these modules been downloaded before? I would imagine they have being they are a much older generation module that what we have now. If they have been downloaded, were they downloaded with an...
  10. Thread: Slum Lord

    by The_USC_2001
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    I was not referring to you. I am referring to the...

    I was not referring to you. I am referring to the land lord. Sorry if you thought I was talking about you.

    I am just saying that if a person wants to make money by renting out a home they own...
  11. Thread: Slum Lord

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    If you are not going to fix things like this...

    If you are not going to fix things like this properly then you have no business being a landlord IMO.
  12. It will work even is you do not change the module...

    It will work even is you do not change the module from a zn341v+ to a zn141v+. They both use the same driver.


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Go GAMECOCKS!!!!!!
  13. I am assuming you are not using more than 1 of...

    I am assuming you are not using more than 1 of the 3 DO's on the module. That would be the only issue.
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    This

    This
  15. They should still have the WebCTRL instillation...

    They should still have the WebCTRL instillation disk and license file. You could always get another computer and install WebCTRL on it. Then try and retrieve the user files from the old hard drive....
  16. As long as the ALC dealers use the latest...

    As long as the ALC dealers use the latest programing available, from here on out, all new ALC jobs should have BACnet setpoints as ALC has changed the setpoint microblock to be BACnet. It is up to...
  17. The zone temp should be able to be read. If you...

    The zone temp should be able to be read. If you can look at the logic page of the control program in WebCTRL and click on the RS microblock you should see a network visible checkbox. If it is not...
  18. Until recently when the ZS sensors were released,...

    Until recently when the ZS sensors were released, the setpoints were not bacnet. So I doubt you will get those unless programing changes are made in the ZN551.
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    When we integrate with a 3rd party device we can...

    When we integrate with a 3rd party device we can access what we integrate with using the first party. For example say we have a Trane Chiller that has a factory controller in it that talks BACnet. We...
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    The ALC guys in Atlanta referred to them as...

    The ALC guys in Atlanta referred to them as sponge bob's from the get go. That's where we got the term from.
  21. I have seen a trend lately of system leaning more...

    I have seen a trend lately of system leaning more toward BACnet than LON here is SC.
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    ALC discontinued the SE6104 and replaced it with...

    ALC discontinued the SE6104 and replaced it with the SE6104a. My understanding is they did this so the layout would be similar to some other modules and they could do away with one of the set-up's in...
  23. Thread: Can2Go

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    We are looking at picking up this product line. A...

    We are looking at picking up this product line. A Co-Worker and I will be going to a training class this week in Orlando. Look like a nice product to offer.
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    I just did not want him to think that all they...

    I just did not want him to think that all they had to do was apply an update and it would make the set points bacnet.

    I will say the new sensors are way overdue as well as the bacnet Setpoint...
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    While ALC did release these yesterday with the...

    While ALC did release these yesterday with the new ZS sensors, it will not help on anything existing unless the ALC programs are altered to include the new microblocks.
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    Quality HVAC guys have a edge on everyone else...

    Quality HVAC guys have a edge on everyone else when it comes to getting a control job. It is a lot easer to teach a HVAC tech the computer side than to teach a cumputer guy the HVAC side.

    That's...
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    Setpoints are not writable via bacnet unless...

    Setpoints are not writable via bacnet unless extra programing is done in the ALC module.
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    Yes he is

    Yes he is
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    Back before I moved into controls and was an hvac...

    Back before I moved into controls and was an hvac service tech I worked at a large mechanical contractor company here. At that company most of the sheet metal guys were in the sheet metal union. By...
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    I don't see how they could force a Wal-Mart union...

    I don't see how they could force a Wal-Mart union nationwide. In my state, South Carolina, we are a right to work state. No employer in SC can force employees to join a union. All unions work forces...
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    I started out on the Mechanical side working as a...

    I started out on the Mechanical side working as a HVAC service tech for 9 years before getting a job at an ALC dealer as a start-up tech. I did that for about 3 years before moving into Engineering....
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    We have hired a guy who used to work for ALC to...

    We have hired a guy who used to work for ALC to help us out with Energy Reports.
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    Google a company called Tempcon. Jim is really...

    Google a company called Tempcon. Jim is really good at teaching ALC controls.
  34. We did not replace most of sensors. We got with...

    We did not replace most of sensors. We got with the owners (a hospital) and gave them the option for new sensors. Even told them that our modules used 10K Type II sensors and that the existing...
  35. I have been working on a job replacing Andover...

    I have been working on a job replacing Andover controls and the ones I am working with have 10k type III Thermistors.
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    You are partly correct. M series modules...

    You are partly correct.

    M series modules communicate via proprietary communications when they are in a legacy setup (Exec6). If they are operating in WebCTRL as a native WebCTRL (ExecB) it...
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    Sound to me like there is an issue with how they...

    Sound to me like there is an issue with how they are doing reset. If done correctly it is very beneficial. You have to have the right information for it to work. In our system when a VAV box damper...
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    U-Cards are just slave module. All programing...

    U-Cards are just slave module. All programing resides in the UNI.
  39. This is defiantly and ALC geared spec. We are an...

    This is defiantly and ALC geared spec. We are an ALC dealers and all this is now part of our standards. It does not add any cost to job as it is just a program symbol we put in all applicable...
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    In our situation our network is BACnet over...

    In our situation our network is BACnet over ARCnet (ALC). Depending on where we need to add display we either have to use our LGR (Ethernet Router) that has a MS/TP port or ad a AMR (ARCnet-MS/TP...
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    I would love to hear some feedback on this...

    I would love to hear some feedback on this product. We have used the AAM one several times and it works great for what we need. The main issue I have with the AAM one is it can only communicate with...
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    Sent you PM

    Sent you PM
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    We are the Automated Logic Dealer for South...

    We are the Automated Logic Dealer for South Carolina & Western North Carolina.
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    We are always looking for guys on the Control side

    We are always looking for guys on the Control side
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    We swapped from Auto-Cad to Visio many years ago....

    We swapped from Auto-Cad to Visio many years ago. Visio is a fraction of the cost of Auto-Cad and does everything we need. Now for points lists we use Excel. We tried to use open office but we could...
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    Fact - No GOP Primary Candidate has ever in the...

    Fact - No GOP Primary Candidate has ever in the history of the United States of America ever won the GOP Primary without winning South Carolina. Not saying it will be that way again this year but...
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    We have a copy of lonmaker to commission Lon...

    We have a copy of lonmaker to commission Lon devices. I can only talk from the ALC side of things. Unless you plan on doing a lot of Lon integration into your system I would suggest getting your...
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    The new LON devices will need to be commissioned...

    The new LON devices will need to be commissioned using something like Lonmaker.
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    Great to be able to use iPhone to post easer than...

    Great to be able to use iPhone to post easer than before.

    Sent from my iPhone using Forum Runner. GO GAMECOCKS!!!!!!!!!!!
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    Thanks for adding feature

    Thanks for adding feature
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