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  1. Using FXServer to download to JACE via niagara network

    Hi All,

    I'm wondering if it would be possible to download a program through the niagara network?

    Let's say that there are 3 JACE and FX Server. If I have the 3 JACE addressed as 192.168.1.1,...
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    I'm in the same boat, I cannot seem to get any...

    I'm in the same boat, I cannot seem to get any sort of signal going from the controller to the device, and I am willing to bet that the two contacts are to open and close, however it does not specify...
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    Using PCT, disabling PID

    Anyone know a good way to disable a PID loop while it's not being used?

    What I am trying to achieve is to not have a PID reaching 100% before it is enabled. if the pool WST = 25 deg Cbut my...
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    Hi all, this is a resurrection of the thread....

    Hi all, this is a resurrection of the thread. With the new PCT software v10, I seem to have this issue, and having the Last Value didn't seem to resolve it. From what I could deduce, as long as the...
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    Thanks! The current set up is that I am using...

    Thanks!

    The current set up is that I am using JCI devices, which use a 38.5kbps baud rate. It is also connected to Danfoss VFDs, and I am getting the network drops. I am fairly certain that it is...
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    Thanks osiyo. Then I don't understand what could...

    Thanks osiyo. Then I don't understand what could be the cause of the Transaction Lockup, the connections are secure. The disconnection occurs for a few seconds to a few minutes and it comes back up....
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    I know I'm resurrecting an old thread, but if...

    I know I'm resurrecting an old thread, but if there is a gap in the addressing let's say there are 20 devices, but it goes from 4,5,6,8,9,10-21, then will the transaction lockup occur, simply because...
  8. sycontrol, which group are you referring to? I...

    sycontrol, which group are you referring to? I went to the Johnson Controls HVAC Group, and I don't see references to this topic.
  9. Hm, I never thought to look into whatspossible...

    Hm, I never thought to look into whatspossible jci website. Thanks, I'll check that out.

    You're right that it changes the folder where you store the custom modules. I also found out that when I...
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    Thanks digo!

    Thanks digo!
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    Where can I get the kitPxGuages? It's not in the...

    Where can I get the kitPxGuages? It's not in the workbenches that I currently have.
  12. Updating PCT custom modules AFTER installing PCT6v10

    Has anyone come across this incident, where you already have a bunch of custom modules, and then find out that you cannot use these modules unless it is upgraded to 6v10?

    Instructions say I need...
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    Igotworms, have you found the cause of this?...

    Igotworms, have you found the cause of this? Although I don't have the same setup, my JACE is receiving these invokeID#s every so often, and when I check the health of my controllers (from the JACE),...
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    Correct. It is exactly as you said. When I have...

    Correct. It is exactly as you said. When I have it set to en0, the customer uses that network to access the JACE. I have successfully connected using an external IP address to en0, and discover the...
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    Igotworms, I am trying to connect directly to the...

    Igotworms, I am trying to connect directly to the JACE and using the JACE as a bacnet router to download to FX and PCG controllers. However, I cannot discover any controllers at all, I hope you can...
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    Ah, I think the DHCP you're referring to is...

    Ah, I think the DHCP you're referring to is DHCPv4 located under en0 settings.

    For some reason, when I am connected directly to the JACE, I cannot use the JACE as a bacnet router. is the UDP still...
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    This is probably a stupid question, but I have...

    This is probably a stupid question, but I have never noticed that there is a button for DHCP. Can you tell me where this may be? or have a reference on how to set it up?
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    I verified that the network is correct (On the...

    I verified that the network is correct (On the JACE, I only have one MS/TP network, and that is 2001. When I am on PCT, I am using 2001 as well. The IP Address on en0 at the JACE is 192.168.200.49....
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    Also, does anyone know how to get around a WAN IP...

    Also, does anyone know how to get around a WAN IP Address used to access a LAN IP Address?

    Case in point: The customer has an IP Address for remote login. However, when I am on site, it is using a...
  20. Thanks mechdorn, I'll need to go through my...

    Thanks mechdorn, I'll need to go through my channels then. However, even though I let it update, when I re-download the application file, it will re-download the main code. The main code version...
  21. PCT Automatically downloads Main Code when option is not enabled.

    Has anyone noticed that when you go into Tools>Download Multiple CAFs, it would download the Main Code on all the controllers before downloading the application? How can I bypass it? Both the Boot...
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    davem, you mean go to "State Tables", and change...

    davem, you mean go to "State Tables", and change O2 from (true, false, on, off) to (X), after which you can name them yourself?
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    Wow, this is a great thread! But I have two...

    Wow, this is a great thread!

    But I have two questions, one of which led me to this thread:
    1) What happens if I have more than 1 MS/TP trunk? Say I have Network 2001 and Network 2002?
    EDIT: I...
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    I could try this, however, I've been told by the...

    I could try this, however, I've been told by the commissioning agents that 15 minuts going from max to min is not good, as it looks very unstable.

    For the "Reset" point, I never really knew how...
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    Yes, I also believe 120 is way too slow. I...

    Yes, I also believe 120 is way too slow. I lowered it to be somewhere between 5 and 30 seconds, depending on the application (in this case, 5 seconds).

    I would prefer a rapid stabilization, and...
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    I actually used 600-700 for PB yesterday, but...

    I actually used 600-700 for PB yesterday, but notice that the PID increase ever so slightly, like 2-3% every 30 seconds. I would have thought it would jump 8-10% initially



    PRAC autotune? I...
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    I am controlling a Building Heating loop that is...

    I am controlling a Building Heating loop that is capable of making 345 KPa. My setpoint is at 150KPa, however on the PCG, the differential pressure AI refreshes rather slowly, I'm not sure how to...
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    PCG PID Loop Tuning

    I'm hoping I could get some guidance from PCG experts on how to properly tune a PID that serves building pumps at variable speed.

    Previously, when I had "Adaptive Tuning" enabled, the PID would go...
  29. xarralu, I bought the RS-485 converters like I...

    xarralu,

    I bought the RS-485 converters like I mentioned in this thread, and after powering it, I was not successful in pulling information. From what I've heard from the supplier/Itron personnel,...
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    Wow, sorry to ressurect an old thread, but after...

    Wow, sorry to ressurect an old thread, but after reading the following, I'm hoping i can get clarification on two things:

    1. From what I've read, I have not seen any mention of N2 for these...
  31. hvac69, the setup is correct. However, the...

    hvac69, the setup is correct.

    However, the JACE is a 3-wire, therefore the com is connected to the JACE. The Generators also have 3-wire. The RS232-RS485 convertor (RS485 connection) is a 2-wire,...
  32. And since the DATTUS meters are the actual end of...

    And since the DATTUS meters are the actual end of line, I don't think it's possible to add a terminating resistor, since it goes from a [4-pin to serial, serial to RS-485] then to the generator, and...
  33. Hi Chad, Yes, I accessed the DATTUS III meter,...

    Hi Chad,

    Yes, I accessed the DATTUS III meter, and changed it from address 92 to another number (because I have two, I have address 97, 98). The DATTUS program didn't have any baud rate...
  34. xarralu, I am trying to re-read your earlier...

    xarralu,

    I am trying to re-read your earlier posts. Were you able to succesfully achieve this?

    Like I have stated before, I have purchased the converter, and am successfully applying 5V to the...
  35. Dattus III (modbus-rs232 cable) to communicate over RS-485 Network

    I had a previous post which proved helpful, however I was not able to achieve the RS-485 communication successfully.

    As the title says, I have a MODBUS-RS232 cable that I would like to communicate...
  36. FX Builder error code 429 "ActiveX component can't create object

    Anyone encountered this on an x64 system?

    I don't know how to resolve this.
  37. Chiller bringing BACNet network down (Ferrite Beads size for BACnet devices)

    I have a project that uses BACnet MS/TP Communication. I encountered a situation where my network would intermittently drop out, and then reconnect. This network had JCI controllers, VFD controllers,...
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    Sorry for the late reply, Reaper, but yes I did...

    Sorry for the late reply, Reaper, but yes I did resolve it. I did have to have a small program to dynamically change the ranks, but with my test, I was able to properly switch them through the...
  39. I just went online to find an adapter, and I see...

    I just went online to find an adapter, and I see these: [Hexin 1], and [Hexin 2]. I see that for Hexin 1, it had a power adapter provided, which could supplement the voltage to the DTR. However,...
  40. xarralu, Have you tried this setup on a MODBUS...

    xarralu,

    Have you tried this setup on a MODBUS RTU protocol to an FX60?

    Sam, this protocol us using MODBUS RTU, which is going to be a one way communication, therefore I would justify that it...
  41. xarralu, the document you posted was exactly what...

    xarralu, the document you posted was exactly what I saw when I was looking at the shop drawings! Great, so we are on the same wavelength.

    I saw that on the next page, it said that the DTR needs...
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    sycontrol, This is what I did do, however,...

    sycontrol,

    This is what I did do, however, even when I utilized the schedule, I also had to have a small bit of block programming to dynamically change the ranks.
  43. Dattus Gas Meter to communication via MODBUS

    I have a Dattus gas meter that I am to communication via MODBUS. However, at installation, they provided a pulse signal (6-connector) rather than a COMM signal (4-connector).

    In the shop drawings...
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    Currently I'm working on a retrofit school....

    Currently I'm working on a retrofit school. Everything was done in terms of install, but recently I got a call from the building operator and I found out that the controller would drop unexpectedly....
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    PCG Sequencer

    I'm trying to get a sequencer to work in regards to the lead lag feature. I have two chillers that will run in lead/lag rotation

    I understand that the 'Rotate Now' needs to be TRUE to initiate the...
  46. DST-Tech, I tried to use the TimeSet function,...

    DST-Tech,

    I tried to use the TimeSet function, but was not able to fully use it. However, I figured that my weekly schedule does not truly need a schedule within the FX16. Therefore, I used an...
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    GWILL, By default, "write on start", "write on...

    GWILL,

    By default, "write on start", "write on up", and "write on enabled" are TRUE. I thought that by having these true, once the FX60 boots up, it will send whatever command is required at that...
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    syscontrol, Yes, it is an orange color, and...

    syscontrol,

    Yes, it is an orange color, and yes, it does not match.

    What happened was that as soon as I downloaded the application onto PCT, I connected to the FX60, and discovered the points....
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    billcontrols, thank you for your insight! It...

    billcontrols,

    thank you for your insight! It seems that In9 is the culprit, I am not entirely sure why this would happen. I tried def, In16, In15, and each of them, when I de-null (set to OFF),...
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    I also noticed that when I am in the PCT...

    I also noticed that when I am in the PCT application, when I right-click on the point, click on HW Commands, the default radio button is set to the "Inactive" slot.

    No matter which HW Commands I...
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