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  1. I had only used the IP Omni controllers and not...

    I had only used the IP Omni controllers and not their front end software as I was bringing it into another BACnet AWS and that went smooth. The programming software (FOCUS) was easy enough to use and...
  2. Care to celebrate on your experience? kontrol...

    Care to celebrate on your experience?

    kontrol out
  3. Can't go wrong with that! I come from a land down...

    Can't go wrong with that! I come from a land down under.

    https://innotech.com/

    I have used it and would recommend it to anyone looking for a high-end solution.

    kontrol out
  4. Thread: NEWS

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    When you only have one flavor of Koolaid every...

    When you only have one flavor of Koolaid every sip masks the taste of the poison. When someone tells me XZY is the best my reply is "I take it XYZ is the only thing you've worked with?".

    kontrol...
  5. Can't extract program, must have Eikon file and...

    Can't extract program, must have Eikon file and EDB database as well as software. Does not communicate via MSTP, uses ARC156 a unique implementation of ARCnet. Level of BACnet support depends on...
  6. What about value objects? kontrol out

    What about value objects?

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  7. I'm not sure. I was using another BAWS to...

    I'm not sure. I was using another BAWS to integrate a bunch of VLCs into another front end and my post was in regards to the object descriptor having valid information as to what the point was and...
  8. I have seen in earlier versions of VLCs the...

    I have seen in earlier versions of VLCs the object name being fixed and the description property having the details on the point. Not sure if this changed in later firmware.

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    Some flavor or Tridium with whichever brand of...

    Some flavor or Tridium with whichever brand of BACnet controllers you can get your hands on.

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    The small modules are actually expanders and from...

    The small modules are actually expanders and from my understanding communicate via CAN to the LGR. They are just IO with no programming or AST in them.

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  11. Not sure about EntelliWeb, but with ORCAview the...

    Not sure about EntelliWeb, but with ORCAview the software the customer gets is the software the dealer uses to configure and programmer the controllers. The o ly thing that the dealer may hold back...
  12. I have used one on their previous generation of...

    I have used one on their previous generation of software and it was seamless, graphics on the front end were replicated on the HMI. Nice product and easy to engineer / configure.

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    Well they're finally adding a second chiller and...

    Well they're finally adding a second chiller and that was the catalyst to upgrade the system. T&M have not be happy with the previous system and service.

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  14. A good application of Thorazine should solve that...

    A good application of Thorazine should solve that problem.

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    CM - currently removing those old controls from...

    CM - currently removing those old controls from the CSI lab and upgrading them. Brian from T&M said to say hi.

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  16. Be cautious returning cold air directly to the...

    Be cautious returning cold air directly to the unit, I would suggest a dump zone (hallway etc) like your picture shows.

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    Mains. kontrol out

    Mains.

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    Be a knowledge sponge. Use your mech knowledge to...

    Be a knowledge sponge. Use your mech knowledge to make good controls decisions. Don't do start-up and trouble shooting remotely. Don't get hung up on any one system, learn the technology instead.
    ...
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    I have family that work/live in Switzerland as...

    I have family that work/live in Switzerland as well as Finland and I work/live in Western US, stay in the Europe.

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  20. Just another device on the network that routes...

    Just another device on the network that routes MSTP packets to IP packets. Use some off the shelf BACnet app such as YABE to make it easy on yourself.

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    They will always need us to clean up messes...

    They will always need us to clean up messes created by offsite programmers and engineers and custom work such as plants.

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    For 90% of equipment it generates the program,...

    For 90% of equipment it generates the program, the graphic, the sequence in text format, a basic schematic and one of the best out of the box user GUI there is. If it wasn't for ARC156 comms as a...
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    Building Automation Monthly have a good wiresheet...

    Building Automation Monthly have a good wiresheet programming course. I don't do graphical programming other than ALC which does 90% of the work for you so I can't provide any examples but once you...
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    0 CFM = Full open trying to achieve CFM setpoint....

    0 CFM = Full open trying to achieve CFM setpoint. Can you override the CFM reading to above setpoint and see if the damper begins to close, this would verify if the controller is functioning or not....
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    State 1 Siemens 1 JCI 1 Honeywel 1 SE 2...

    State

    1 Siemens
    1 JCI
    1 Honeywel
    1 SE
    2 ALC
    1 Reliable
    2 Delta
    2 Alerton
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    Boxx (http://www.boxx.com) kontrol out

    Boxx

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    Kele slings them as well. kontrol out

    Kele slings them as well.

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  28. Have you verified the controller is set up for...

    Have you verified the controller is set up for MSTP and not ARC156? If so have you verified baud rate?

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    If your contractor is concerned about a 1000' box...

    If your contractor is concerned about a 1000' box of lo-cap wire you should be looking for a new contractor.

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    Are you saying that it isn't native BACnet? Sad...

    Are you saying that it isn't native BACnet? Sad to see in this day and age vendors still pushing proprietary protocols in their primary offerings.

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    You can also look at the Tx and Rx LEDs, if they...

    You can also look at the Tx and Rx LEDs, if they are constantly lit with varying strength more than likely ARC156. If they are pulsing on and off more than likely MSTP.
    Depending on the age of the...
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    I agree with your line of thought 100% but know...

    I agree with your line of thought 100% but know many a service salesperson or manager that want it the other way around.

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    I had no issues with Analog, just binary that I...

    I had no issues with Analog, just binary that I remember (can't remember if they had any multi). If you go through a NAE to IP it translates the character set (no help to you and the BBC-SD) if I...
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    Do you have issues reading analog values? If this...

    Do you have issues reading analog values? If this issue is only with binary and multistate values it is more than likely due to the BBC-SD not being able to interpret the value text as it is a non...
  35. Negative, no experience with those units. Only...

    Negative, no experience with those units. Only Carrier integration I have done on air handling equipment was back over a decade ago, more recently it had been there air cooled chillers with the OEM...
  36. Code should write on status mismatch. That way if...

    Code should write on status mismatch. That way if someone cycles power to the drive or put it in off and back to auto the command will be sent. Writing Constantine will add unwanted traffic to the...
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    Schneider and Distech locally have gone 100٪ IP...

    Schneider and Distech locally have gone 100٪ IP on their unitary controllers locally. The installers are indicating termination time is increased as well as the additional cost of crimpers and test...
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    Would stick with ARCnet or MSTP@76.8+ for...

    Would stick with ARCnet or MSTP@76.8+ for terminal equipment.

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    Per the standard device must support 9600 and...

    Per the standard device must support 9600 and 38400. I prefer 76900 but it's not supported either. :gah:

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    I installed approx 100 Schnieder/Andover heatpump...

    I installed approx 100 Schnieder/Andover heatpump split systems and rooftop units. Requires 4 wireless routers to pick up all the controllers due to at the time each one only supported 32...
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    If your running power to the new controllers why...

    If your running power to the new controllers why not also run communications? Wireless is cool but adds a level of complexity and potential issues in the future.

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    Try contacting KMC support. They sent me the...

    Try contacting KMC support. They sent me the latest firmware and instructions to update when I needed it last year.

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    ALCs zone sensor network that includes an IEA485...

    ALCs zone sensor network that includes an IEA485 interface. More info can be found in ALC literature.

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    Just like the web, there'll be a "dark" cloud and...

    Just like the web, there'll be a "dark" cloud and it'll bring a downpour with it.

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  45. From memory it just shows you the account login...

    From memory it just shows you the account login and not the activity. The MACHProWeb interface has a detailed audit log.

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    I think your going to be out of luck. You may be...

    I think your going to be out of luck. You may be able to write to the airflow microblock if you know the proprietary BACnet object as well as the property number/name. The Microblock Reference Guide...
  47. Sticky: Good add unonut. That is the same one I use but...

    Good add unonut. That is the same one I use but had totally forgot about it as I had started this thread in regards to MSTP.

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    Now that's funny. kontrol out

    Now that's funny.

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    Google Honeywell Grey Manual and download the...

    Google Honeywell Grey Manual and download the pdf.
    The controls manuals sold here are some of the best in the industry: ATP Website.
    If you can find a pdf copy of ASHREA 36P there are good examples...
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    You don't download schedules into BACnet...

    You don't download schedules into BACnet controllers, you configure the schedules that reside in the controller already. Some system allows you to create schedules in other vendors controllers if...
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