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  1. Sub'd as I don't know either, but I know I've...

    Sub'd as I don't know either, but I know I've seen them communicate to both BACnet and Modbus...

    To me it seems you may have a port blocked on/to your computer or something....

    For the AS to...
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    If you created a controller from a template it...

    If you created a controller from a template it stands to reason there would be an xif, but can't say for sure.

    What did you name it? Have you tried a search on the PC it was created on for that...
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    Reminder, this is a public forum. Pricing rules...

    Reminder, this is a public forum. Pricing rules apply, use Pro Forum for such requests.
  4. Good points brought up here. Philzito - congrats...

    Good points brought up here.
    Philzito - congrats and you bring up a very good point, many times older techs seem to feel threatened by younger techs and won't give out information and/or block out...
  5. I did read and even re-used your words. Your...

    I did read and even re-used your words.

    Your facts and world macro view must be much different than mine and others micro view. Agree to disagree, best wishes.
  6. There's a difference between an idiot/stupid and...

    There's a difference between an idiot/stupid and ignorance.

    There's also a difference between someone with a journeyman license and one without. Doesn't make one smarter than the other, but you...
  7. Hmmm makes me wonder what mechanical background...

    Hmmm makes me wonder what mechanical background following engineers/controls guys screw up's I have dealt with in the past:

    Person that controls an on/off compressor like a chilled water valve....
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    Aware of details on both (all old news) and would...

    Aware of details on both (all old news) and would bet Struxnet was designed by likes of CIA/SIS once they knew what system IRAN had, or even where in on all upfront sales for product to make sure...
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    What wire type is it? The cable specs are...

    What wire type is it? The cable specs are critical
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    Does first loop have a router or repeater? If it...

    Does first loop have a router or repeater? If it does then it is not over.

    If not easiest fix by far a Loytec LSwitch set up in 'auto learning mode' or whatever they call it - LS33CB and put it...
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    Just make sure you don't mix up polarity of those...

    Just make sure you don't mix up polarity of those strings. :grin2:
    Can do that on LON.



    Can't find reference and not going to spend too much time looking. Not sure if it was a class or a...
  12. Nope, had that conversation more than once and...

    Nope, had that conversation more than once and showed sign off. Issue resolved. Hell, I've seen factory units utilizing local PLC's for freeze stat protection and they stand by their warranty, so...
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    There's a bunch of issues here and not enough...

    There's a bunch of issues here and not enough information. BetterDuck is correct, then to add to comments, mis-matched wire types and yet still working...
    1. T-Taps are perfectly allowable on a...
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    "Better" all in the eyes of the beholder, like...

    "Better" all in the eyes of the beholder, like "Friends don't let friends Lon." Just saying...

    A good coder/programmer in their 'familiar' language will almost always do a better job than using...
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    Second MaxBurn's comment. IME - Modbus/BACnet is...

    Second MaxBurn's comment. IME - Modbus/BACnet is pretty effective with integrating into ALC, and likely more so now that they have the Modbus IP driver for a PC and no longer need a LGR. My last...
  16. Some of us have/had titles as Controls Engineers....

    Some of us have/had titles as Controls Engineers. Besides in the cut and paste world of Engineering (both the Mechanical and Controls) when jobs bid done/programmer in non-freezing climates get...
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    Depends, some cards are shipped unconfigured and...

    Depends, some cards are shipped unconfigured and have to be loaded.

    Love the chiller job which they told me to just upload..., first it was blank and tech came out and loaded it, then when I...
  18. Basic mechanical knowledge, maybe and it depends...

    Basic mechanical knowledge, maybe and it depends on the person. Truly understanding the refrigeration cycle alone is not basic, then to add the multitudes of components and types, high, med, low...
  19. Many times true, but sometimes a very good bonus...

    Many times true, but sometimes a very good bonus can make up for it. Rarely have I had that happen, all too often was disappointed. Last job though did a pretty good job of it, more so after a few...
  20. Thanks x 2......guess that could work out pretty...

    Thanks x 2......guess that could work out pretty well. Minimizing people feeling not compensated for the extra hours.
    While on salary, when we were working over the 40 we'd always joke on we were...
  21. Also curious how salary plus overtime works.

    Also curious how salary plus overtime works.
  22. As to static control - Could be designed off the...

    As to static control - Could be designed off the fan curve. Only heard of such systems, never worked on one to my knowledge.
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    Charcoal filters help some, but not enough, still...

    Charcoal filters help some, but not enough, still better than regular filters for odors. Another site with OA intakes on the roof, yet when Generators would run and wind was right, even with...
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    Even if you get a slight odor, much easier to...

    Even if you get a slight odor, much easier to deal with and less complaints. Now and then we would get slight odors, but it solved 99% of the complaints.
    Good point on moving the intake, assumed...
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    Greystone -...

    Greystone - https://shop.greystoneenergy.com/shop/air4-series-air-quality-monitor/ Used the duct mount on numerous OA intakes for similar issues near loading docks and diesel truck exhaust issues. ...
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    Depends on type...there's learning ones out there...

    Depends on type...there's learning ones out there and others that can be set correctly for 'trip' ratings. I helped develop the Veris H11D.
    Only really worked with their early model of it and had...
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    I liked the Veris best overall. Functional...

    I liked the Veris best overall. Functional Devices weren't too bad, but seem 'cheaply made' compared to Veris. Used a few SENVA's without issue, but stuck with Veris since they were easier to...
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    Loytec has support documentation on their...

    Loytec has support documentation on their website, all you got to do is sign up.

    Loytec support might be able to help, but it sounds like a JACE issue. Does the JACE not support bringing that...
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    What mode do you have it in? Self learning or...

    What mode do you have it in?

    Self learning or what ever they call it is the easiest to deal with. Never brought one into a Jace.

    Smart switch mode is what they call it...I believe. Make sure...
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    Open programming language with no...

    Open programming language with no license....hmmm. Raspberry Pi and Ardunio?

    Let's see I know of one manufacturer while they have a 'license' it's not subscription based and if you buy their...
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    Cheers!

    Cheers!
  32. Thanks for the added information. So now it...

    Thanks for the added information. So now it seems that you are the end user and the controls vendor is having issues. Keep us posted.
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    I've created such in Vista, maybe even in SBO and...

    I've created such in Vista, maybe even in SBO and I am just drawing a blank at the moment of exactly where and then one's I am thinking I no longer have direct access to the sites to verify/check. ...
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    I haven't seen the Report Service Table in...

    I haven't seen the Report Service Table in Niagara. Please post an example.

    I am thinking you are talking like the value pages one could do in a Xenta 511/731/other, but not sure....
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    Or even another Eaton and be about 1/3 the size...

    Or even another Eaton and be about 1/3 the size...
  36. The information here is really poor. So you...

    The information here is really poor.
    So you have LON and Modbus? Nothing maps?
    I would start with one and then work on the other if there is two items.
    Latest software and drivers?
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    As to the cooling fan, I don't recall. Last one...

    As to the cooling fan, I don't recall. Last one I directly worked with was a Danfoss drive and when its display was faulty the cooling fan was yet running. Hopefully your electrician can figure it...
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    Is that your only drive of such? If you have...

    Is that your only drive of such?
    If you have another swap the displays.

    Is there an interlock to keep the drive off?

    When you last powered down the drive how long was it powered down?

    ABB...
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    The time spent in chasing/figuring this out I...

    The time spent in chasing/figuring this out I would think an ASC would be worth it's cost...they are relatively inexpensive and would give you all that capability and more.
    From what I've seen and...
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    Danfoss, ABB, Yaskawa...yes in that order also...

    Danfoss, ABB, Yaskawa...yes in that order also what I've mainly worked with for best VFD's overall. Granted it has been awhile since I worked with a Yaskawa drive.

    Is it a 3 phase motor for sure?...
  41. Same as Amigo, but as well verify your setpoints...

    Same as Amigo, but as well verify your setpoints all make sense and nothing is crossed up. Also if there's a deadband setting make sure that isn't causing a conflict.
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    That's really interesting, you have...

    That's really interesting, you have customers/engineers willing to spend some extra $...that would help a lot.
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    Interesting - ~16 yrs at your 1.5x rate, starting...

    Interesting - ~16 yrs at your 1.5x rate, starting at 38-39 one could be done at 55.
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    So how many years in the industry to be able to...

    So how many years in the industry to be able to retire in the union? I am sure there's all kinds of 'catches' but generally speaking.
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    Wow control you both in and out....is it really...

    Wow control you both in and out....is it really worth it?

    Like a retired guy working part time or that even wants to do something else, IMO so what.
  46. Work slows in the spring and late fall a bit, but...

    Work slows in the spring and late fall a bit, but the 'better' companies will have lined out PM jobs for their service techs. In like 10 yrs I was never laid off, at times it got slow and others...
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    Ask the manufacturer. Good luck

    Ask the manufacturer.

    Good luck
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    http://www.kele.com/Catalog/18%20PowerSupplies/PDF...

    http://www.kele.com/Catalog/18%20PowerSupplies/PDFs/SDU%20AC-A%20series%20Data%20Sheet.pdf

    To my knowledge in this, batteries are not hot-swappable...aka no bypass mode. Another item with this,...
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    Yes the plastic tabs were poor design, but that...

    Yes the plastic tabs were poor design, but that same design was used on more than just one manufacturer who re-badged these.

    As to the 102AX, upgrading the firmware is a slow process. I've used...
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    They are confusing to work with and they did have...

    They are confusing to work with and they did have some firmware issues, but they were pretty solid in later editions. Most people never took the time to read the details to understand how they...
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