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    Supposed to be V17 and atleast SP9 to support...

    Supposed to be V17 and atleast SP9 to support windows 7.
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    You can auto save them as a text file instead of...

    You can auto save them as a text file instead of .rpt . You can open them on any machine in that format.
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    Take a look at the KMC Flex Stat. With our...

    Take a look at the KMC Flex Stat. With our multiplier I think they are slightly cheaper than a Viconics and make the Viconics seem like a toy in comparison.
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    There is a time out feature in the boiler that is...

    There is a time out feature in the boiler that is adjustable but can't be disabled. Adjust it up and set your modbus points tuning policy to rewrite faster than the time out interval


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    Are you sure the dampers are functional? What is...

    Are you sure the dampers are functional?
    What is reported as far as damper position from the controller?

    The answers to those two question might point out where you should look. I would look...
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    Niagara Summit

    I thought it was the worst one yet and if it weren't for the fact that Niagara 4 is coming out prior to the next one this would have been my last. It seemed to me all they were doing is playing...
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    Can I mess up bindings

    Is this a lochinvar? It sounds like a lochinvar intellifin and they have an integration guide for it. The controllers are and aren't Honeywell. They have their own secret sauce running on it. ...
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    Trane VV550 Effective Setpoint

    Rover 6 doesn't allow you to change the Dsn that is used for discovery.

    It does have active mode but that's the last thing you want to do. You should have commissioned the Lon network with the...
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    Setpoint limits override effective Setpoint ...

    Setpoint limits override effective Setpoint

    Some one have them all set the same?


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    Niagara Summit

    I'll be there


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    Easy io guys always have some swag

    Don't know about the beer
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    I suspect you are adding a regular folder and not...

    I suspect you are adding a regular folder and not a point folder,there is a difference.

    The one with the little round icon would be a point folder. Without would be a regular folder. You can add...
  12. Are there any decent loop tuning courses around that you have been to?

    http://www.amazon.com/Controller-Tuning-Control-Loop-Performance/dp/0966970306
    This is the book I bought.

    I should elaborate on my comment earlier and say I've been to several classes taught by...
  13. Are there any decent loop tuning courses around that you have been to?

    I've never seen a class about pid tuning being offered. I've actually been taking classes for instrumentation at a local community college. The courses thus far are a mixture of basic computer...
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    Older Tracer Summit long term trends?

    Yes, you use the custom report generator and set it to pull data from the trends. You can then schedule it for up to three times a day and set it to deposit the files in a folder on the computer. ...
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    Older Tracer Summit long term trends?

    Can save a text file up to 3 times a day to archive every 8hrs

    File can be composed of data from multiple trends and you can add custom column headers

    Easy to open in excel and manipulate even...
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    I haven't done tons of integration with the SC...

    I haven't done tons of integration with the SC but I have pulled in both 3rd party devices on both BACnet IP and MSTP and it worked fine. I haven't done any third party Lon devices so I can't speak...
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    Searching for best wifi thermostat

    Well all I can say is I work in the automation field and my #1 and #2 stat choices were the ecobee and a radio thermostat ct80. Number 3 was a Honeywell with their wireless communication offering. ...
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    I haven't heard of any one doing modbus and doubt...

    I haven't heard of any one doing modbus and doubt any one has worked on it with the Vera. I don't think there is the need. What device in a house would be modbus? I can't think of any home...
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    Searching for best wifi thermostat

    Ecobee also has another model stat that doesn't have touch screen. It will still do more than a nest but not as much as the other ecobee. Once you finish setting up you never really have to touch...
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    Yes Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk

    Yes


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    Trane's Tracer SC

    I would compare it to an Johnson NAE before a jace.


    You do need Trane software to program it but most basic setup is done with just a browser. Trane software is only needed for custom graphics...
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    Edit Just busted out my spread sheet, only...

    Edit

    Just busted out my spread sheet, only have $1431 in it


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    Searching for best wifi thermostat

    I didn't buy a kit. I started with the controller and a door knob to control and monitor a dog walker we had to hire. I think I'm in it for about $1500-$1800 at the moment.

    Here's a break down...
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    Searching for best wifi thermostat

    Veralite

    Little demo and description in this thread
    http://garagejournal.com/forum/showthread.php?t=232599&highlight=Willf650

    Started to setup a Jace but that was a joke in reality. How do...
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    Searching for best wifi thermostat

    I have an ecobee in my house tied into my home automation system. It's capable of more than the nest as far as equipment control. Currently it controls a 2 stage gas furnace coupled with a two stage...
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    Niagara AX Supervisor vs Trane Tracer ES

    I would go tridium unless you already have a large installed base of tracer summit sites. If much of your current real estate has trane controls it will be your easiest option. I think the pricing...
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    You might want to try these:They work well...

    You might want to try these:They work well

    Screen size isn't an issue but they are bulky to carry.

    Most of the guys in our office that use tablets in the field bought their own Ipads. One...
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    I don't know the function of your delay but...

    I don't know the function of your delay but suspect this would work out to be a delay on stop not an enforced min on/off time.
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    Why don't you rewrite your heating and cooling...

    Why don't you rewrite your heating and cooling logic to call for a "FanRequest" for turning on the fan for unoccupied temperature control. The reason I say this is you are applying a deadband in...
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    I've never wrote Lua script before but the logic...

    I've never wrote Lua script before but the logic is easy enough to follow and I have programmed controllers with controller specific programing based on C++ and Basic.

    You have a couple issues...
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    Don't know if your problem is going to come back...

    Don't know if your problem is going to come back but you should think about upgrading that Jace to atleast 3.5.

    As far as the lon trim function. There are a bunch of NVI and NVO in the lon device...
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    Always 2-3 minimum

    Always 2-3 minimum
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    They make a Lon card for a microtel voyager as...

    They make a Lon card for a microtel voyager as well but it's only available with a certain firmware revision of the main control board so you may have to replace it as well for that route.


    Be...
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    That equipment doesn't have an unoccupied mode. ...

    That equipment doesn't have an unoccupied mode. You have to do any unoccupied sequence in logic in your controller. That's the way it is with older voyagers.
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    I haven't dealt with it on a professional level...

    I haven't dealt with it on a professional level but am currently taking courses on it at the local community college. It's been relatively straight forward to deal with.

    I started messing with...
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    The do this logic if the CV goes greater than...

    The do this logic if the CV goes greater than this is easy. The slightly harder part is getting the CV. Remember he said the control variable is a change of X over a time period of Y. This is a...
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    Why wouldn't you just use a label with static...

    Why wouldn't you just use a label with static text.
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    You didn't mention whether you meant a program...

    You didn't mention whether you meant a program object or a wire sheet program. Check your messages. There might be something there you like.
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    Do X and or Y have to be an adjustable variable...

    Do X and or Y have to be an adjustable variable or only the X(amount)?
  40. When I was 16 I knew everything. That feeling...

    When I was 16 I knew everything.

    That feeling lasted until my early to mid 20s.

    I'm now 38 and realize I don't know anything.
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    I was thinking that Valence was a brand. Either...

    I was thinking that Valence was a brand. Either way the Peco stat will do auto change over and can be gotten without the fan switch with just up down stpt keys.
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    Peco makes a cheap stat capable of this. ...

    Peco makes a cheap stat capable of this. Viconics is another option but it a little fancier. The Peco is suited for this application if student because it has a no frills slide switch for fan speed...
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    Only graphical programming I've seen with a for...

    Only graphical programming I've seen with a for next loop and object array. I like that so maybe that's the opposite of your post.

    Most field controllers have no trend objects or schedules. Is...
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    You have to buy TU but there is a free BACnet...

    You have to buy TU but there is a free BACnet setup tool from trane that allows you to set up the device. http://trane.com/Commercial/DesignAnalysis/DownloadCenter.aspx?i=909&p=18
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    The MAC and device id don't have to be different....

    The MAC and device id don't have to be different.

    The MAC has to be unique on the MSTP segment.

    The device id has to be unique in you BACnet internetwork which can be composed of multiple MSTP,...
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    I don't know the specifics about your suction...

    I don't know the specifics about your suction pressure but suspect you would use that to load/unload the compressor when in dehumidification mode. As far as the dehumidification your option would be...
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    I can't tell if that video is real or a joke. ...

    I can't tell if that video is real or a joke. Either way it makes me feel stupid.
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    We've used a Jace as a field controller before...

    We've used a Jace as a field controller before and will again. I will say that it doesn't seem as robust as most of the field controllers we use. The one thing I hate is the fact that it reboots...
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    Here is a bolean switch I made when we first...

    Here is a bolean switch I made when we first started using tridium and I couldn't believe there wasn't such a simple thing in the library. This will work with any version of Niagara. Just open the...
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    I tried to do a BACnet ip integration to the DAP...

    I tried to do a BACnet ip integration to the DAP 3 about 3-4 years ago. Had issues with that as well and was told they had 100s of these panels out there with no issues so it was my problem. I...
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