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    You did have some heavy storms roll through...

    You did have some heavy storms roll through recently, that increases the chances of multiple issues.

    It may be time to call in you Schneider Electric rep to give you a hand.

    Ken
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    If you are consistently getting the same boards...

    If you are consistently getting the same boards to not talk then you may have multiple issues, not just one board.

    Or, one board is taking them all out.

    Are they all in the same enclosure? Are...
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    If you feel it unwse to disconnect any more...

    If you feel it unwse to disconnect any more junctions then I would reconnect all the SubLan, unplug all the MR's and plug back in, one at a time, watching the SubLan stats. That should help you ID...
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    If you feel it unwse to disconnect any more...

    If you feel it unwse to disconnect any more junctions then I would reconnect all the SubLan, unplug all the MR's and plug back in, one at a time, watching the SubLan stats. That should help you ID...
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    If you replaced the DPU and it will not talk then...

    If you replaced the DPU and it will not talk then you may have multiple issues.

    Comm problems are the worst, IMHO. It won't be fun but try this:

    Reset the port statistics, break the comm in...
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    Have you tried a DPU restore after cycling power...

    Have you tried a DPU restore after cycling power to DPU 19?

    Does you I/Net vendor still exist? You can send a DPU in for repair, much cheaper than replacing with an SCU.

    Ken
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    Forgot to ask, where are you at? Ken

    Forgot to ask, where are you at?

    Ken
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    Addressing is done by DIP switch. Unless someone...

    Addressing is done by DIP switch. Unless someone was accidentally ham-fisted by the boards the addresses won't change. With that in mind, the address change(s) won't take affect until after a power...
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    My daughter was the Secretary for her High School...

    My daughter was the Secretary for her High School chapter and is/was the President for her College chapter. I've seen what those kids are doing and think it's great! I wish more schools would get...
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    I know nothing of Tridium but as for Inet, are...

    I know nothing of Tridium but as for Inet, are you sure the points are not in Manual or Test? That could prevent the setpoints from being adjusted. Also, if you go in to the MR's under the I/stat...
  11. Where are you located?

    Where are you located?
  12. Is there any internet/intranet available between...

    Is there any internet/intranet available between the buildings?

    Yes = 527 NPR's

    No = Total reconfig of the Controller Lan, as I see it. Schneider does/did have a fiber optic converter...
  13. I remember the discussion and I've had it happen,...

    I remember the discussion and I've had it happen, myself.

    Sometimes it's just fun to watch science in action, where you can see it.

    Ken
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    I would specify a 2 year warranty Break the...

    I would specify a 2 year warranty

    Break the training sessions up in at least two four-hour sessions. Any more than that and most minds turn to mush.

    Definitely specify BACNet or LON

    I think...
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    You might give this a try and see what, if...

    You might give this a try and see what, if anything, can be done to help.

    http://www.novar.com/company/contact-us

    Good luck!

    Ken
  16. Thread: Vfd contactor

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    I just re-read the OP: The drive is in a...

    I just re-read the OP: The drive is in a mechanical rm and this is a mau on a roof. All standalone controls on mua.

    I'm not calling it ideal by any stretch of the imagination. I am throwing it...
  17. Thread: Vfd contactor

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    Most, if not all, drives come with a set of...

    Most, if not all, drives come with a set of safety contacts/terminals built in to the unit. All you should need to do is follow the manufacturers instructions and pull a 2 conductor cable from...
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    Look up Control Management, Inc in Columbia, SC....

    Look up Control Management, Inc in Columbia, SC. They may have torn some out and held on to one or two for some-odd reason.

    That, or E-Bay/Craig's List/Amazon/???

    Ken
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    Siemens is very territorial with regards to who...

    Siemens is very territorial with regards to who is allowed to sell and where. If you want to maintain the site you may need to either mend the fences or find out who the regional supervisor is and...
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    Highly inductive loads may not operate well on a...

    Highly inductive loads may not operate well on a power inverter due to the spiked power output vs a traditional sinusoidal wave. You can purchase inverters with a sinusoidal output but they do cost...
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    If I recall correctly, the UC's required a...

    If I recall correctly, the UC's required a separate program called UCIS to be accessed via the MMI port.

    Willy is right, there was a plan to migrate the UC's to MEC's roughly 10 years ago.

    I...
  22. Thread: StruxureWare

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    Are you going to a second class? What product...

    Are you going to a second class? What product line are you using? What did you expect to see that failed to perform?

    Ken
  23. Thread: StruxureWare

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    Siemens Apogee or Staefa? Proprietary comm,...

    Siemens Apogee or Staefa? Proprietary comm, BACNet or Lon based devices?

    Apogee would be best accomplished via the Insight workstation.

    We were recently approached to integrate a Staefa...
  24. Thread: StruxureWare

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    I'm not versed in the LON side of SW but I'll...

    I'm not versed in the LON side of SW but I'll share what I can.

    The servers you are referring to are either the Enterprise Server or the Automation Server.

    The AS (Automation Server) is the...
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    I had never seen this page before now. That is...

    I had never seen this page before now. That is beautiful!

    Ken
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    I don't know the specifics on the the system,...

    I don't know the specifics on the the system, yet. I'm hoping to get out to visit the building this week, if the building engineer can swing it. Right now I'm trying to determine if I'm wasting my...
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    We rep Schneider Electric and are using their new...

    We rep Schneider Electric and are using their new Struxureware line. The Automation Server is capable of using Lon, right out of the box. The AS also uses Bacnet and Modbus.

    I just wasn't sure if...
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    Circa 2002 Staefa integration questions

    Hello.

    I have a customer whose employer has acquired several buildings to manage, new to them. One has an older Staefa system in place where the PC was updated in 2002. From what I'm learning, the...
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    The Controls section might be a better place to...

    The Controls section might be a better place to post but since I cruise this section as well...

    Depending on the vintage of the PC running the BMS you may be able to use something like LogMeIn,...
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    Fast forward a bit: there is some sort of issue...

    Fast forward a bit: there is some sort of issue where security logs are requested by the local law enforcement. The building management company is going to bring you down with them when the word gets...
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    I've been installing SW (not lite) since this...

    I've been installing SW (not lite) since this summer and using the b3 boards in the field. I've not had a chance to try the Building Expert, yet, either.

    How long have you been using it? Does the...
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    Another question, is this a new or...

    Another question, is this a new or existing/upgraded site?

    Ken
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    Redrider, I/net7 does not, by itself, operate as...

    Redrider, I/net7 does not, by itself, operate as a traditional server/client setup but you already stated you knew that. You can set up an equalized client with a filemaster but only the values you...
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    Well, what is the current value for the box and...

    Well, what is the current value for the box and what is the desired value?

    It's been a while since I've played with Siemens TEC's but I do recall there being a limit.
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    You say that and you don't want to start an...

    You say that and you don't want to start an argument? :grin2:

    There are umpteen million threads on here on that particular issue.

    Good luck, whatever you decide!

    Ken
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    Actually, Mike is correct. I know, I live in...

    Actually, Mike is correct.

    I know, I live in WI also.

    I live in the Controls world, not as an HVAC tech so I can't comment on the pay scale.

    And looking at the location of the OP, chances...
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    Mike, When I was living in SC Siemens...

    Mike,

    When I was living in SC Siemens corporate had a mechanical division that rented some of our office space and warehouse. I was working for an independent field office (franchise office) for...
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    I'd check to see if occ3 is/was in the CMX. You...

    I'd check to see if occ3 is/was in the CMX. You might need to delve in to any import programming in the CMX in case the occ3 value is originated in another infinet controller.

    Or, are you saying...
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    What are the settings you are using for the comm...

    What are the settings you are using for the comm port?
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    The 850 is a blank slate out of the box so each...

    The 850 is a blank slate out of the box so each and every program is custom, along with each and every other board out there for Andover. Is there a Continuum workstation on site? If not, does anyone...
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    Ethernet? RS-485? Did you reboot the box?...

    Ethernet? RS-485?

    Did you reboot the box? Single or multiple workstations?
  42. Thread: Tac 7716

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    Can I/Net see the PCU with the serial port in...

    Can I/Net see the PCU with the serial port in question? Is the PCU working, just not talking? If you connect to the working PCU in I/Net can you get to the points in the questionable PCU?
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    Schneider Electric has a board with their...

    Schneider Electric has a board with their Continuum line that has dual air flow sensors.

    i2853 or the b3853 (proprietary or BACNet)

    The board is a blank slate right out of the box so you would...
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    I use the Wally World camping chairs (go with the...

    I use the Wally World camping chairs (go with the 400lb rating, the 200lb rated chairs are crap!) and a canvas camping table. I've had the table for roughly ten years now and this chair for two or...
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    If they've been waiting since Dec of '09 I'd be...

    If they've been waiting since Dec of '09 I'd be mighty surprised.

    But good on ya for being willing to share.
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    We recently took over some Intellipak's of the...

    We recently took over some Intellipak's of the same vintage. The only integration option we had available to us was to use the 0-5VDC GBAS modules. The 0-10V weren't even compatible with that...
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    Just: Do you have the Host Masking matched...

    Just: Do you have the Host Masking matched between the AMT and 7793? Reason I ask is when I've worked with the DDC modules in the past and "something" quits working it is usually a MCU Memory...
  48. Thread: Got Ants?

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    If you can find the nest outside I've had good...

    If you can find the nest outside I've had good results with Amdro. Takes a couple of days but it works like a charm.
  49. Thread: CSI bin files

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    If you don't mind my asking, why would you want...

    If you don't mind my asking, why would you want new .bin files than you have for an existing version of I/Net?

    What version of I/Net are you running now and how new are you looking to go?
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    One of my girls is heading to the WI competition,...

    One of my girls is heading to the WI competition, I didn't know they were held at multiple locations, simultaneously.
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