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  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  7. 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
  8. 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...
  9. 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?
  27. 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...
  33. 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.
  34. 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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    Those are in Madison, WI, right?

    Those are in Madison, WI, right?
  37. Are you trying to start a war? :grin2:

    Are you trying to start a war? :grin2:
  38. If there is an I.T. department that is insisting...

    If there is an I.T. department that is insisting on ignoring the voice of experience and choosing to go their own way, that is an internal issue for their management to solve.

    If there is any...
  39. Run your own "dark network" if the opportunity...

    Run your own "dark network" if the opportunity allows and you need multiple workstations.

    And I agree with sending them a bill to fix what their mandatory updates broke.

    I've told many...
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    That is odd...makes me wonder how many times...

    That is odd...makes me wonder how many times someone did a write to the EEPROM.

    Do you have any PPCL writing to the EEPROM on the TEC?

    I'm making a dangerous assumption that cycling power to...
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    No, they don't. Sad truth is, I/Net is going...

    No, they don't.

    Sad truth is, I/Net is going the way of the dodo bird.

    There is a tablet app (Apple only) for the Struxureware platform. Struxureware can be installed on the same system running...
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    I can't speak for other offices but as far as I...

    I can't speak for other offices but as far as I know, we are going to stay independent.

    Why do you ask? Have you heard otherwise?
  43. I'm not knocking the union option but would also...

    I'm not knocking the union option but would also like to suggest talking with the school staff. Most tech schools have a job-placement department to help the graduates.

    Good luck!
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    Weren't we just talking about I/Net the other...

    Weren't we just talking about I/Net the other day?

    How many different lines do you and yours service?

    Ken
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    I downloaded TCON127 for the 7756. The lower...

    I downloaded TCON127 for the 7756.

    The lower AO's are 0-10VDC, 12 bit.

    How did it go for you?

    Ken
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    I opened up the Conversion Coefficients editor in...

    I opened up the Conversion Coefficients editor in I/Net, after connecting to a Station.

    Double-clicked in one of the open slots, entered the values, copied & pasted to here.
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    I can't download the TCON where I'm at (network...

    I can't download the TCON where I'm at (network restrictions).

    Start with this, I'm assuming there is a 0-5 output with this M&B:

    M: 0.000381476
    B: 32.5002


    If it's 0-10 (I've not used the...
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    This link should get you what you need to know: ...

    This link should get you what you need to know:

    http://buildingskb.schneider-electric.com/view.php?AID=5189
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    Each station will have a custom slope and...

    Each station will have a custom slope and intercept generated. The MR's will be different from the SCU's.

    I know that this may not be the most helpful answer. Is there something specific you're...
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    What is it you're looking for? Memory capacity?...

    What is it you're looking for? Memory capacity? I/O count per board? Resolution on the I/O?
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