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    A bit off topic, but I have learned over the...

    A bit off topic, but I have learned over the years that those starting in Controls work show up to their first job or job site with a SET of these...
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    The programming in all controls is still...

    The programming in all controls is still proprietary so you would need to get access to the system through Orcaview and take a look at the GCL Programming (PG Object) and read what actually turns on...
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    But price DOES matter and I would never spend...

    But price DOES matter and I would never spend $500+ on a multi-meter. If it requires all that then the company should be providing it to me.

    I have spent my entire career using a meter that costs...
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    Here's some extra information from the Delta...

    Here's some extra information from the Delta Controls side.

    Delta Controls can implement BACnet one of two ways over Ethernet or IP. With only one DSC1616, I would be willing to bet this panel was...
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    Just curious... since you labeled this post with...

    Just curious... since you labeled this post with the word BACnet... Is there an IT person saying you are bogging down his network with your 'Air Conditioning Stuff' ?

    You can usually run a...
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    Thanks for your link and insight, Kevin. I...

    Thanks for your link and insight, Kevin.

    I will delve more into how to implement this.
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    Here is a little example of what I am thinking...

    Here is a little example of what I am thinking and trying to accomplish...

    This is what I am currently working with...
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    HOW TO: Tridium Custom Graphics

    I admit I have not been involved much with Tridium so I am unclear exactly what is needed to create some cool custom graphics to help brand our graphics to our customers.

    I need someone to explain...
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    Actually... don't be so harsh. The top...

    Actually... don't be so harsh. The top replacement panel isn't, as you said, more than just a new non-Novar head-end, but the transition board below it has a few little tricks and improvements. One...
  10. It's Spring time... Don't forget to plant early...

    It's Spring time... Don't forget to plant early before it is too late!

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    I can tell by your post you are a bit new to...

    I can tell by your post you are a bit new to controls, correct?

    Whatever you are working with has a controller that has programming in it and you have to understand what was programmed to know if...
  12. Eh, I think getting bids and looking at the costs...

    Eh, I think getting bids and looking at the costs is the LAST thing you should concern yourself with, but we all know how the people who count the money or make the final decisions REALLY think.
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    This is a really old thread, but lucky for you...

    This is a really old thread, but lucky for you GCL hasn't changed from 5 years ago. I have most of my 16 years experience programming and engineering Delta Controls systems. Is there not many people...
  14. Well if your current contractor is an Alerton...

    Well if your current contractor is an Alerton dealer/partner and you are satisfied with his work it would make sense to continue to go with Alerton if you are accustomed to the brand and can get the...
  15. Just curious what kinds of facilities are you...

    Just curious what kinds of facilities are you working in that utilize LON? ...and as a contractor or on-site staff?

    I don't see any LON stuff in the few states I have been in and with the types of...
  16. I will add my $0.02 backing up what osiyo said...

    I will add my $0.02 backing up what osiyo said above that most of the actuator failures I have ever come across were due to excessive cycling and hunting which is a controls programming issue as...
  17. Just to give a more serious answer to the...

    Just to give a more serious answer to the question since I haven't answered it 100 times like the others. ;)

    Essentially, it is like comparing any other software. They both do the same things in...
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    The voice of experience... yeah I just talked...

    The voice of experience... yeah I just talked with one of the guys here and he said 1 out of 5 installations the comm is good as is.

    Majority of the problems are due to STARing of the comm lines...
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    I have a feeling in the past the existing comm...

    I have a feeling in the past the existing comm lines haven't been too problematic in that they aren't long runs and only have 10-30 controllers at max in the whole site.

    ...and yes it merely makes...
  20. I was always happy with just automating what I...

    I was always happy with just automating what I was already doing which was using Excel for points lists and BOMs then using Visio for the drawings/schematics.

    Kyle in the following video did some...
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    You are correct, this retrofit panel does not...

    You are correct, this retrofit panel does not communicate with the individual novar unit controllers. The typical situation is to change out those controllers as well to KMC BACnet controllers and...
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    Sorry, I am so new (1 week) I still catch myself...

    Sorry, I am so new (1 week) I still catch myself saying/typing THEY instead of WE. ;)

    NexRev's business model is to cater to national chain stores and companies with multiple locations in many...
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    No they don't sell parts... YET! There is already...

    No they don't sell parts... YET! There is already a sign that says "NexRev Supply", but it's an empty showroom at the moment.

    The daughter board you are talking about is actually a NexRev...
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    Yeah I just threw that in there since there were...

    Yeah I just threw that in there since there were posts at the beginning joking about just slapping on the labels.

    But as far as NexRev being a contractor locking you in... from the website:...
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    Here is a photo of NexRev's Freedom System...

    Here is a photo of NexRev's Freedom System which uses a JACE/JENE... I just began working with NexRev so I am not the most knowledgeable on the Tridium Line, but obviously it is possible to relabel...
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