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  1. They live in an untouchable ivory tower of expert...

    They live in an untouchable ivory tower of expert knowledge... until physical reality is brought to bear. Suddenly not so expert.
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    It's the thought that counts buddy.

    It's the thought that counts buddy.
  3. It is discrimination against accounts named...

    It is discrimination against accounts named VAEngineer....
    :D
  4. I always wait for the first rev or about 8 or 9...

    I always wait for the first rev or about 8 or 9 mos before I use the new rev of Workbench.... so I have 4.11 installed but have barely run it.
    I will say that in my experience, running anything in...
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    Add maybe a boolean switch that takes the fan vs...

    Add maybe a boolean switch that takes the fan vs status in outputFalse and the oneshot to outputTrue. Have the oneshot throw the boolean switch. Then - as long as the oneshot is firing, the output of...
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    I aint never dun edge programming, but I heard it...

    I aint never dun edge programming, but I heard it is like wiresheet programming with kitControl. If so, you want to make your fan vs status comparison output to a oneshot. And make the oneshot fire...
  7. Just play with it at a 5 second delay, and it...

    Just play with it at a 5 second delay, and it becomes clear rather quickly.
    Then bump it up to 10 min....
    Unless you are getting paid by the hour, in which case you need to put it up to 20...
  8. KitControl - under the folder labelled... time?...

    KitControl - under the folder labelled... time? Timers? Sumthin like that
  9. I dun been edumicated Thanks!

    I dun been edumicated

    Thanks!
  10. A boolean delay does this - but your value needs...

    A boolean delay does this - but your value needs to be over the threshold for the entire delay period or it resets.
    Simple greater than comparison for the temp - and that result hits a boolean...
  11. Whats that? I may not be smart on this thread,...

    Whats that?
    I may not be smart on this thread, but maybe I will be on the next thread
    :D
  12. Schneider used Lua for the SE-7600 Stats....

    Schneider used Lua for the SE-7600 Stats.
    https://www.se.com/us/en/download/document/II-SE7600-A4/
    Had a guy who did all sorts of custom stuff in there. It was a hassle to deal with, but it turned...
  13. Nifty!

    Nifty!
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    Well put. The customer says "this is super...

    Well put.
    The customer says "this is super reliable and works great, you need to get it going again"
    The appropriate reply is "you are smoking crack, and have been fortunate to doge a long series...
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    Sorry lwarren, the part for you was just the...

    Sorry lwarren, the part for you was just the silliness at the beginning. Shuda made a separate post.
  16. I had a mechanical GC that started calling us out...

    I had a mechanical GC that started calling us out on a Mech install (before I started doing controls) because the spec called for 'seam welded black pipe' - and he could not see the seam that we...
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    Problem solved! :D I have not done this...

    Problem solved!

    :D

    I have not done this recently, but i had sites using Gmail and they always had issues. Ylu get what you pay for. Also, Gmail does not like being used for this and they always...
  18. Still sucks. :D

    Still sucks.

    :D
  19. Hehe - Modbus sucks...

    Hehe - Modbus sucks...
  20. No need to apologize. I appreciate the...

    No need to apologize. I appreciate the correction. And the link.
    I stand corrected - thanks buddy.
  21. Thats kinda neat. Got a cut sheet, or link? I...

    Thats kinda neat. Got a cut sheet, or link? I feel sorry for whoever has to pay for the service, but at least when I go there, I will have some idea what I am looking at.
  22. Silly willy. I appreciate the viewpoint on...

    Silly willy. I appreciate the viewpoint on wireless stuff. Interesting.
    The problem is that this:

    Is not the same as this:

    The only reason to say

    Is to get the attention of others and draw...
  23. Johnson introduced the SA bus for Sensors and...

    Johnson introduced the SA bus for Sensors and Actuators on their FEC controllers in... 2006-ish. To date, the only thing that goes on that bus is IOMs and the BTCVT. No sensors. No actuators....
  24. As i read my stuff, it seems grumpier that I...

    As i read my stuff, it seems grumpier that I really am. I just wanna hear what the Htalkers have to say without needless and distracting grandstanding.
    But maybe the peanut gallery wants to know....
  25. Do you? I have installed relay logic systems this...

    Do you? I have installed relay logic systems this year. A full building of pneumatics was installed last year by our mechanical guys. Wise? Eh... not really. Going away? Absolutely NOT!
    Remember the...
  26. Bliss - not blood maybe? Short lived? Not...

    Bliss - not blood maybe?
    Short lived? Not really. Even if these dissappeared tomorrow, there is 20 years of work to be had on fixing what already exists.
    And these are not dissappearing tomorrow -...
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    I feel the same way, but I have resisted since...

    I feel the same way, but I have resisted since youtube does not really pay. This stuff is very valuable to a few people, youtubes model is cat videos - a little valuable to a lot of people.
    Not...
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    So true.... there needs to be some Niagara...

    So true.... there needs to be some Niagara continuing ed. The youtube vids are not bad, but not really enough either. These all omit the usual hiccups. Nothing ever goes wrong in these.
    I do...
  29. I liked the TI-83... Learned to program...

    I liked the TI-83... Learned to program subroutines on that thing.... well my buddy's, i couldnt afford one.
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    And the easy way is acquired head vs wall... or a...

    And the easy way is acquired head vs wall... or a 3k training course...
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    Thats exactly what I was thinking. Thats prolly...

    Thats exactly what I was thinking. Thats prolly how the old one died...
  32. I got the UEI. It is sufficient, especially for a...

    I got the UEI. It is sufficient, especially for a vav. In my air balancing days I used the TSI fkow hood with detachable menometer. That was sweet. But it is not necessary. Honestly, the integral DP...
  33. Any tips on working with Honeywell XL15s?

    I am getting throwed into the deep end again and would like anything that will take some time off the learning curve.
    Got a site with a bunch of XL10 and XL15 controllers.
    How does one get into...
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    I hooked my workbench to a 192.168.xxx.xxx IP...

    I hooked my workbench to a 192.168.xxx.xxx IP network last week. Scanned for bacnet, and caught every PXC, and the devices under them.... and some johnson stuff. Created a database with around 400...
  35. I would classify this as standard in the industry...

    I would classify this as standard in the industry actually. Forget cooperation, it takes coercion to get the employer to spring for training often.
    I am lookimg at ways to fix that. When I get...
  36. I dont care what that the neigh-sayers say...

    I dont care what that the neigh-sayers say NEIGH.... I like it.
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    Looked up 21 CFR Part 11.... never heard of that...

    Looked up 21 CFR Part 11.... never heard of that before. Was there a lot of customers who really needed this but Alerton could not deliver? Seems obscure...
    ...
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    Do you like it? Is it Compass 1 but faster, no...

    Do you like it? Is it Compass 1 but faster, no other significant changes?
    Curious for a hands on review
  39. Within my payrate - meaning something that you...

    Within my payrate - meaning something that you can afford on your own? That the company does not have to purchase for you?
  40. Wait a minute. Are you talking about getting...

    Wait a minute. Are you talking about getting vaxed for COVID-19?
    I am quick on some things and slow on others... my apologies.
  41. Yikes! Sounds like another thread....

    Yikes! Sounds like another thread....
  42. I worked with a guy who used to tell me he was so...

    I worked with a guy who used to tell me he was so good at HVAC he could diagnose low ref charge/high charge etc without guages. 'Don't need them. I graduated past gauges'.... As I came behind him and...
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    I can confirm this. Doing a Desigo site, leaving...

    I can confirm this. Doing a Desigo site, leaving the panels in place and discovering the 200+ controllers via BacnetIp through the Siemens panels. Easy cheesy.
    Older ones slightly less cheesy
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    There is another thread on here with me on that...

    There is another thread on here with me on that talks about the maxline driver. Search for it. It will come up.
    The protocol.does not support discovery. So doscovery is emulated by having a point...
  45. I believe you are looking at this backwards. It...

    I believe you are looking at this backwards. It does not matter if you can see it. It matters that an employer can see it.
    My 2 cents
    You work at a facility that is grumpy you spent a nickel to...
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    I think Bigguy just posted it. Maybe my fat...

    I think Bigguy just posted it. Maybe my fat fingers got me again.
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    Lemme watch... the quote seems to refer to the...

    Lemme watch... the quote seems to refer to the way you can host a graphic on each controller. I dun did a flat network. Only ECYs. The AHU has the landing page and floorplan and is the radius server....
  48. I and Norriski are fitters turned controls guys....

    I and Norriski are fitters turned controls guys. I took a little paycut to get into controls, but was making more than a fitter in a couple of years.
    Digo really nailed it about being valuable to...
  49. Yeah, when one interviews with an employer - the...

    Yeah, when one interviews with an employer - the employer only has to be better than the prospective employee's perception of his own worth... interview with 5 or 6 employers in a week, and they must...
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    I called the number on the 'your ad here' advert...

    I called the number on the 'your ad here' advert on the Siemens truck I saw yesterday. I didn't get an answering service, or a secretary... i got a cell phone voicemail for some guy. 'You reached...
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