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  1. Thank I will pass it along. We do have hpco's...

    Thank I will pass it along. We do have hpco's with remote monitoring and emailed alarms so we'll know right away when/if this trips.
  2. Sorry I didn't get pressures, but unit charged to...

    Sorry I didn't get pressures, but unit charged to 150+ lbs and now we have 8 deg subcool. Charged on a 90+ degree day...going to monitor for a bit and see what happens....don't know if someone's...
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    Bunny brings up a good point, especially if you...

    Bunny brings up a good point, especially if you give reasons to be micromanaged. That's one of those things that may take a long time to get over.
  4. Sight glass, I am told no liquid

    Sight glass, I am told no liquid
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    I still like the comm card for feedback. ...

    I still like the comm card for feedback.

    Amperage, voltage, hz, torque, hand/off/auto at the drive, etc, you know it.

    Pretty simple to do a basic calculation on amperage and knowing what you're...
  6. New Receiver & LAC install in existing system, now no subcool

    I haven't personally worked on this, but here's the info I have:

    - R410A, two separate circuits this was done on, each circuit has 2 compressors. Compressors in indoor unit.
    - Lineset ~100 ft...
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    I liked the Yaskawa when I used them, but it's...

    I liked the Yaskawa when I used them, but it's been a long time.

    We have a bunch of ABB and Danfoss and I still think the Danfoss drives are better. Danfoss - Disconnect option is cleaner, easier...
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    My first manager was that way, stressed me out. ...

    My first manager was that way, stressed me out. Then I had another manager that was so laid back that he only called if there was a problem, only issue was if you needed something done, the first...
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    I've got about 10 of these installed like 3-4 yrs...

    I've got about 10 of these installed like 3-4 yrs ago still going strong.
    http://www.aircareautomation.com/data/acv114x.pdf

    Modbus comms made it nice, less conductors to pull.
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    Or better yet, get a comm card/tie into the built...

    Or better yet, get a comm card/tie into the built in comm's on the VFD....
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    You can get points without them in the FB. I...

    You can get points without them in the FB. I assume they are not trying to use LM as the front end, otherwise it'll be messy.

    Actually you speed up performance by removing all unused FB & nv's. ...
  12. Don't be stuck on VAV, think universal. Only...

    Don't be stuck on VAV, think universal. Only reason labeled VAV is on board pressure sensor. Oh and there's more...MP bus, it's a beautiful thing!
  13. It is, currently. Sorry my error, I need two...

    It is, currently. Sorry my error, I need two wire Modbus, wasn't thinking BACnet. Edited post to not confuse others.

    BTW though the point count goes up a bit if you use their thermostat, I...
  14. Yes, something on earth has to control the craft!...

    Yes, something on earth has to control the craft!



    Ahh, so you added your own markup...747, what do you mean, it's closer to the Dreamliner, with all seats first class! (but more like the cost...
  15. That thing is awesome, been asking for that for...

    That thing is awesome, been asking for that for years, now they've delivered it with even more than I asked. I am chomping at the bit to get a hold of the hardware and the kitchen sink includes...
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    http://www.echelon.com/products/izot-cpd_3000-Outd...

    http://www.echelon.com/products/izot-cpd_3000-Outdoor-lighting-controller-pl

    Haven't worked with it, but another option.
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    Sure good luck. BTW the Menta (.MTA) files would...

    Sure good luck. BTW the Menta (.MTA) files would be saved on a PC/drive somewhere, you can't pull it back out of the controller. Hopefully the building owner has the files or can get them from the...
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    Not sure why they called it the escape key, but I...

    Not sure why they called it the escape key, but I think they meant the 'home' key, upper left hand key.
    Datasheet
    Manual/Handbook
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    Couple of other options: 1. What mode is the OP...

    Couple of other options:
    1. What mode is the OP in? Press the "escape" and "enter" buttons at the same time to get to the “OP service menu”, scroll down to “OP-mode”. Usually the OP should be in ...
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    Was that display part of that 301 originally or...

    Was that display part of that 301 originally or did you/someone move it to it?

    The display is known as the OP, and in order for the 301 to generate info for the OP one has to 'enable' such during...
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    While it's double edged, but having to think...

    While it's double edged, but having to think about what I do....
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    x2. While it can do Schneider's comm's and LON...

    x2. While it can do Schneider's comm's and LON and BACnet, that's where it basically ends...doesn't do other manufacturer's proprietary comms...
  23. Depends, what controller(s)? I see some have a...

    Depends, what controller(s)?
    I see some have a shield termination point that goes nowhere, I see others that go to ground and I see others yet that do have any and on another for LON though I seen...
  24. Your posting a 'residential' thermostat in the...

    Your posting a 'residential' thermostat in the controls section...not many of us deal with residential style thermostats and quite honestly I program my own thermostats on jobs via PLC's, else...
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    As to the Vista side, well depends on ones...

    As to the Vista side, well depends on ones experience with Vista...

    AS with LON, well the whole Local Node concept sucks, let's bind and re-bind yet again to just complete a single bind (this...
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    Someone with some Vista knowledge 'should' be...

    Someone with some Vista knowledge 'should' be able to recover this. You may need a new 511, but it could be recovered as well. Pretty rare one goes bad, normally just a format and reload the...
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    My only concern with going with LonMaker is...

    My only concern with going with LonMaker is likely you'll only be able to get the latest version and I know there's so compatibility issues, or there was when it first came out. I haven't worked...
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    Look into IEC 61131-3, my understanding is that...

    Look into IEC 61131-3, my understanding is that is the direction it's trying to go...
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    I've seen worse, but not by much. That's...

    I've seen worse, but not by much.

    That's actually relatively easy to clean up and at least you can select a point and go to reference, or even change it to use a reference instead of a line.
    ...
  30. I think this is kind of cool, but I think you...

    I think this is kind of cool, but I think you need to get the cost down as it would be nice to add to the BBQ, no more realizing the tanks are out while trying to cook...

    The other thing is I...
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    You have that backwards - the (A) controllers you...

    You have that backwards - the (A) controllers you want to keep. The A at the end designates it as having the potential to be a true LON device. The ones w/o the A at the end are strictly...
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    If they are the 42#A or 45#A series then then can...

    If they are the 42#A or 45#A series then then can be used as LON devices. Just decommission and then recommission with configuring the I/O the way you want.

    If they do not have the A at the end...
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    Each motor with it's own contactor and motor...

    Each motor with it's own contactor and motor overload. Then fuse protection as well at the lower levels. Dead short the vfd 'should' protect it but then you loose all motor functions until...
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    You don't have to make function blocks.

    You don't have to make function blocks.
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    I would assume they substituted database for...

    I would assume they substituted database for subsystem....but I would issue a RFI.

    I agree, I would rather have subsystems as the way LonMaker calls subsystems as it does make the drawing much...
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    That's enough, thread will be shut down, name...

    That's enough, thread will be shut down, name calling is unacceptable.
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    I've used the Lon to Modbus as well w/o issues.

    I've used the Lon to Modbus as well w/o issues.
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    Can't answer for the area's you are asking about,...

    Can't answer for the area's you are asking about, but when you submit your bid paperwork I would submit it as at least 2 bids if you aren't already. One for mechanical and one for controls. I would...
  39. http://www.kele.com/power-supplies/s1k-and-sdu-ser...

    http://www.kele.com/power-supplies/s1k-and-sdu-series.aspx

    I've had good luck with these *and they do have the ability for monitoring
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    Where's my like button?......:grin2:

    Where's my like button?......:grin2:
  41. What size?

    What size?
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    Can't resist, even the name Metasys sounds like a...

    Can't resist, even the name Metasys sounds like a STD! :grin2:
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    Glad to help, but please edit your thread and put...

    Glad to help, but please edit your thread and put your email in your profile, site rules.
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    If you direct connect with a crossover cable and...

    If you direct connect with a crossover cable and set your pc to the same network then you should be able to test the port forward issue as you'll get around the port forwarding. I've used the help...
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    Breakers don't help for this. A UPS for that...

    Breakers don't help for this. A UPS for that device would be 'best' but just surge suppression should be adequate.

    'Dirty' power for long enough could cause this.

    As to the redirect I do...
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    This is 5 versions old. Since it is XB 5 you...

    This is 5 versions old. Since it is XB 5 you need a license to run XB.

    I am not sure if one can tell via FTP if the backup file was sent to the device.

    Has this ever worked since you've been...
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    Sounds like you were talking with a technical...

    Sounds like you were talking with a technical salesman :grin2:

    I'd like to disconnect that IP line and test it for myself....while I can definitely see it being possible, let's just say a data...
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    That's interesting so I'd assume a mix match of...

    That's interesting so I'd assume a mix match of FT-10, IP-852, BACnet IP and/or MSTP, as well?

    I didn't think the dentures was that bad of a joke. :D

    I do prefer my control on the fieldbus as...
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    But what if I wanted Both BACnet and LON...

    But what if I wanted Both BACnet and LON simultaneously to take advantage of both protocols? Don't see the picture for that :D
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    TridiumTech - Welcome to the site.

    TridiumTech - Welcome to the site.
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