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  1. Thread: Control work

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    Email is in my profile.

    Email is in my profile.
  2. Yes, you will still need the Cyberstation.

    Yes, you will still need the Cyberstation.
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    What part of the state will you be moving to? ...

    What part of the state will you be moving to?

    Controls are my world, I like them. But residential work may not be the best way to get into the control world.

    Ken
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    If you're going to start putting in access...

    If you're going to start putting in access controls I would ask how many doors on the site? How many sites, altogether? You may want to start with stand-alone now but how long before you're replacing...
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    More "Hope" and "Change" for everyone! Holy...

    More "Hope" and "Change" for everyone!

    Holy crap. :gah:
  6. I don't know for certain that duplicate numbers...

    I don't know for certain that duplicate numbers would cause a board to drop the db, I'm just looking for potential issues. But if you had duplicate numbers and the OWS request for info went to the...
  7. If possible, I'd suggest getting all the boards...

    If possible, I'd suggest getting all the boards on the same firmware rev.

    The size of the DB matters because once you hit the limit the Continuum system can crash. If you're running SQL Express...
  8. What is the size of your Continuum database and...

    What is the size of your Continuum database and what type?

    Are the BCX's BacNet or Infinet? Are they on the SBO machine or a separate Continuum box?

    If they are on a separate machine, what...
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    What type of ahu? Do boxes have reheat? Do you...

    What type of ahu? Do boxes have reheat?

    Do you have a front end to work with?
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    Umm....yeah....not just no. Nope nope nope...

    Umm....yeah....not just no.

    Nope nope nope nope nope nope.
  11. Thread: Need help!

    by chesehd
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    Go to the main section of the forum, find the...

    Go to the main section of the forum, find the area called AOP (Ask Our Pro's).

    You will be better served there than asking here.

    Good hunting, good luck!

    Ken
  12. Thread: I Ubered

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    Here's a 2014 article on the Madison...

    Here's a 2014 article on the Madison restrictions:

    Restrictions

    And here's Scott Walker's solution from May of this year:

    Competition
  13. Thread: I Ubered

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    I think it had something to do with the cab...

    I think it had something to do with the cab drivers wanting it stopped.

    Something about competition....

    I'm going to look it up now. It's been a while and I don't recall the details with...
  14. Thread: I Ubered

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    Milwaukee allows it, Madison banned it. I live...

    Milwaukee allows it, Madison banned it.

    I live in the middle of a field, an hour away from each so I don't use it. I like the idea, though. If I'm ever staying in a city/town and need a lift after...
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    I left CMI in 2007, but reluctantly (non-work...

    I left CMI in 2007, but reluctantly (non-work related issues).

    Control Management is the A-Team in SC. They are family owned and treat the team like family as well.

    I'd have no problems...
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    You call it Sucksware and ask for help in the...

    You call it Sucksware and ask for help in the same paragraph.

    :troll:

    :pop:
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    I saw one classic comment: "If it ain't broke,...

    I saw one classic comment: "If it ain't broke, don't fix it." at the bottom of the article.

    I wonder if they change the oil in their vehicle before or after they throw a rod. Why change the oil if...
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    Is it required to be electronic? If speed is...

    Is it required to be electronic?

    If speed is essential pneumatic devices may have an option available.

    If it is only a 2 position device, what is the application?

    Ken
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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...
  29. Where are you located?

    Where are you located?
  30. 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...
  31. 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
  34. 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...
  35. 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...
  40. 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
  41. 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...
  42. 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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