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    Company to try controls

    I work for a smaller company and we sub out all of our control work.
    We want to consider in house and have an upcoming very small simple project we can consider to try out.
    If stumped one of our...
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    I will have to call then, Cat5 is from...

    I will have to call then, Cat5 is from protoscessor to J1. Also tried J2.
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    CaptiveAire Gateway to IBT board

    Have a CaptiveAire M# A3-IBT-XXX.
    Unit has an HMI controller.
    Installed protocessor gateway to communicate with existing DDC system via Bacnet MS/TP which is not connected yet.

    Uploaded factory...
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    Thanks, I will try these suggestions and see what...

    Thanks, I will try these suggestions and see what happens.
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    Metasys FEC2620 point problem

    FEC2620-0 (2008 year)
    Rev E S/W ver 440

    Customer has five of these and two of the controllers have similar issues.
    They are controlling AH with VFD and are stand alone.

    The point I am...
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    They made them (vn500 or vn250) easy to use. I...

    They made them (vn500 or vn250) easy to use.
    I recommend as well.
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    Iconnect real life wireless range

    Ok let's be real about this.

    As it is, I can not afford a full Iconnect kit so will have to build it up over time.

    I currently have the Testo bluetooth temp/humidity probes and the range is...
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    With your 56# suction @ 1F SH that's only a 30F...

    With your 56# suction @ 1F SH that's only a 30F line, with a 88F RA.

    Find your airflow problem.
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    Don't use RX-11 flush. Purge with nitro, ...

    Don't use RX-11 flush.
    Purge with nitro, install suction and LL HH driers, let in operate and let the driers do the job, then recheck for acid/moisture.

    Go to Sporlans website and get info...
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    I like the "smoke" part...

    I like the "smoke" part...
  11. Great! I truly did not expect this.

    Great! I truly did not expect this.
  12. Unfortunately it's just now two years old and I...

    Unfortunately it's just now two years old and I have to accept the blame for out of warranty. Purchased from TTT,but they only sell the product, thanks guys or input.
  13. Has anyone ever had positive success with blu vac standard micron

    Two years back I purchased the Bluvac micron gauge.
    At that time there was the standard and the LTE versions only.

    I read and heeded all instructions and post, but could never "trust" it.
    I...
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    Here is their email, they are very responsive....

    Here is their email, they are very responsive.
    info@redfishinstruments.com
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    There will be a change..

    Here is an email I received from Redfish Instruments.
    Nice follow up on their behalf.

    Hi Steve,

    In fact the next production run will have AC as the default. Like most things, we built the...
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    Wetbulb Load

    We see this all the time,
    The info is not complete without RA & SA WB readings and airflow info or statics.

    It's just a guess with the posted readings without this info.
    The load on the evap...
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    Redfish iDVM 510

    Been looking at this meter, viewed some videos on it etc.
    Looks comparable to my Fluke 116, but with the app and for less $$.
    My Fluke 87V sits most the time since its a bit larger and heavier.
    ...
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    UEI DTH35 one for each RA and SA and just picked...

    UEI DTH35 one for each RA and SA and just picked up two Testo wireless smart probes.
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    You can get your condensing saturation in range,...

    You can get your condensing saturation in range, however there is usually low load on the evap and will see this in your readings.
    The charging jackets can get you online, however it's a must to go...
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    If you purchase one of the iconnect kits does the...

    If you purchase one of the iconnect kits does the paid version reports become free?
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    Belts don't stretch

    Belts do not stretch in length, the sides wear from moving through the pulleys, basically making them narrower and appearing they have stretched.
  22. Good choice. You won't be disappointed.

    Good choice. You won't be disappointed.
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    Thanks for the replies......

    Thanks for the replies......
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    Magnetic LED Work Light

    OK not about flashlights, already have a LED Lenser flashlight.

    Looking for tried and tested cordless magnetic LED small work light for the short term jobs, preferably rechargeable. Have enough...
  25. Whether you're flat rate or T&M this is where you...

    Whether you're flat rate or T&M this is where you always have customer signature with price upfront before you do the work, no surprises at the end etc...

    If they balk at the quote, then that's...
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    Are you at elevation or a extremely arid climate...

    Are you at elevation or a extremely arid climate or both?
  27. Another reason not to purchase Testo. They are...

    Another reason not to purchase Testo.
    They are not rugged for professional daily use.

    http://hvac-talk.com/vbb/showthread.php?1745531-Testo-550-digital-gauges (look at post #19)
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    I had a negative experience with Testo gauges. ...

    I had a negative experience with Testo gauges. Bottom line was went through three sets. Two sets were covered under warranty. The 3rd just ended up being a $325.00 loss for me. I suggest against...
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    For cool only split system get up early and turn...

    For cool only split system get up early and turn on cool, most likely the only one to run.
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    Sale? I have items in basket (iconnect etc)...

    Sale? I have items in basket (iconnect etc) waiting to check out, also used hvac-talk code. Should I wait or continue with order?
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    Thank you for the field review. This is the best...

    Thank you for the field review. This is the best assessment VS what the manufacturer will tout.
    This was the case with the Testo digital gauge when they came out. I went through three sets, two of...
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    I do not see a "service" tab on the main page. ...

    I do not see a "service" tab on the main page. Maybe another tab?
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    Anybody using an app for this?

    Anybody using an app for this?
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    This is my understanding of the question as well.

    This is my understanding of the question as well.
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    Tracking app for Android

    Been looking through the net for an Android app or other successful (paperless) method of tracking my service call leads. Been using paper but want to go electronic.

    For example:
    I perform a...
  37. It's all snake oil

    It's all snake oil
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    Based on the posted numbers your actual superheat...

    Based on the posted numbers your actual superheat is 9. The 240 head with saturation of 114 is too high, should be around 98 sat given it's 10 - 12 seer for that ODA temp.
    The suction sat temp is...
  39. Helps you trace in sequence the order of the...

    Helps you trace in sequence the order of the wire. The numbers change at each connection to help you follow it.
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    Install low ambient as discussed above and for...

    Install low ambient as discussed above and for ultimate control an EPR valve will do the trick.
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    Is it stuck in defrost mode...

    Is it stuck in defrost mode...
  42. The the replies indicating get someone to do it...

    The the replies indicating get someone to do it right; Actually he has.

    Most all rheems use the piston with TXV in the residential application for the same effect they use in our commercial...
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    Was this inlet pressure or manifold? What if...

    Was this inlet pressure or manifold?
    What if inlet was low....
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    Ditto on the Fluke 116. I have both this meter...

    Ditto on the Fluke 116. I have both this meter and the higher end Fluke 87V. I use the 116 98% of the time and works great and well priced.
    Other DMM meters I have owned were Amprobe, Meterman,...
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    Taking a stab at it. Could be electrical...

    Taking a stab at it.
    Could be electrical pitting damage caused by intermediate arcing between stationary and rotating components from a failing compressor motor (like on motor bearing pitting)....
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    Is the drain trap installed correctly? Must have...

    Is the drain trap installed correctly? Must have a trap and no 45's, must be 90"s or preformed.
    No vents before the trap either.
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    As to the original clearance problem; a piece of...

    As to the original clearance problem; a piece of sheet metal can make a situation into non combustible surface.

    When you cut the bvent you change the listing and now out of compliance, besides...
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    No

    No
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    This is the way to go. Pressures are good for...

    This is the way to go. Pressures are good for compression ratio and non condensibles but keep moving foward with learning and understanding saturation temps. In short pressures don't tell you much...
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