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    Shylock is correct, you don't need SNVT's, but I...

    Shylock is correct, you don't need SNVT's, but I believe things have to be made public, which in order to see it in Vista it has to be public.
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    Since you won't be using Menta it shouldn't be...

    Since you won't be using Menta it shouldn't be much of an issue. I've had issues with modifying the Menta programming and having download's fail or controllers lose communication. Found a...
  3. Rather have toilet paper blocking vent or feces?

    Rather have toilet paper blocking vent or feces?
  4. Sounds promising, last I was aware was MP...

    Sounds promising, last I was aware was MP controllers only.

    I wanted to daisy chain AS-P's and AS-B's, but couldn't on a project I was looking at....
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    Cool! Good luck with that project...from the...

    Cool! Good luck with that project...from the little I've been aware it's been a bunch of band-aide's. Controls and limited access one only can do so much.
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    Agreed with previous statements, might help to...

    Agreed with previous statements, might help to widen out your setpoints between heat and cool as well. Worked on a CSI lab with similar issues...

    So do you own a Velociraptor truck?
  7. Raise the temperature in the room, people in the...

    Raise the temperature in the room, people in the room are cold and if it's not that then lower the temperature in the room, as people are hot, bet first though. Other option may be to air...
  8. It's a pretty nice controller, but depends on...

    It's a pretty nice controller, but depends on your background and what else you messed with.
    Definitely among the best Schneider controllers I dealt with.
    One thing I felt was lacking though was...
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    I don't know if I've ever taken more than 3 or 4...

    I don't know if I've ever taken more than 3 or 4 'business' days off in a row without responding to emails/phone calls in my working career.

    Agreed on not wanting to make it too difficult on...
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    Interesting - 30 days PTO is nice, but on the...

    Interesting - 30 days PTO is nice, but on the other hand to be able to take time off as wanted without pay...Ok pay me more so I can bank it and then choose how much time I want off.

    Been in...
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    Agreed! Thanks for response. Not saying who...

    Agreed! Thanks for response.

    Not saying who is better as clearly to OP JCI is better. Hardware/Software vs. Service provider and/or training available are completley separate entitities.
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    FWIW this seems a bit harsh, but maybe I am...

    FWIW this seems a bit harsh, but maybe I am biased. Believe me I had my issues with Struxureware, especially versions prior to 1.8 for what I was dealing with. I waited and tried 1.5 and refused to...
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    This has been done on a number of sites across...

    This has been done on a number of sites across the country. I dealt with one about a month ago, but Andover is not my strong side, so I'll let someone else chime in.
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    Ok if this a a pet project to learn from that is...

    Ok if this a a pet project to learn from that is one thing, but you are taking a lot of risk and there is a lot of unknowns to your system. Economizer, VAV's, area climate, etc.

    For a pet project...
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    Model of the board is written right on it, but...

    Model of the board is written right on it, but pic to blurry to tell - it's an MR, but which type?
    http://www.geusnet.com/~malonemg/TAC/TeckDisk/Inet%20Technical%20Documents.htm
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    sounds like parameter adjustments need to be done

    sounds like parameter adjustments need to be done
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    I've paralleled power supplies numerous times and...

    I've paralleled power supplies numerous times and it worked fine, seen plenty from the factory as well on custom built OEM equipment. Yes ideally you have a big enough power supply and don't need...
  18. Have you measured the amperage? Have you...

    Have you measured the amperage?

    Have you measured incoming voltage to the transformer? Outgoing voltage from? Voltage at all devices on the transformer?

    Have you done a load calc on the...
  19. Look at heartbeat send times. Don't know the...

    Look at heartbeat send times.
    Don't know the controller, but many will not send updates unless heartbeat send time is set to something other than 0 or value changes over X delta.

    Set it to a...
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    Fix install. Horizontal vs. Vertical requirement...

    Fix install. Horizontal vs. Vertical requirement is typically done for heat dissipation. While I've seen hundreds probably installed incorrectly and working just fine...well most of those were in...
  21. 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.
  24. 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...
  25. 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.
  26. 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...
  27. 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...
  32. 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...
  36. 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...
  38. 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...
  39. 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...
  40. 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...
  41. Also curious how salary plus overtime works.

    Also curious how salary plus overtime works.
  42. 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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