Combo Natural Vent Control for Airsream TC5 Series User Instructions

Combo Natural Vent Control for Airsream TC5 Series User Instructions
Combined Ventilation Controller
TC5-1N5FAB
USER'S MANUAL
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
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PRECAUTIONS .............................................................. 3
FEATURES ..................................................................... 4
LOCATION OF THE CONTROLS ................................... 6
Controller Status Leds ................................................... 7
Internal Switches ........................................................... 7
INSTALLATION .............................................................. 8
Mounting Instructions ..................................................... 8
Connections .................................................................. 8
Motor Types .................................................................. 9
Temperature Probes ..................................................... 10
Stage 3 Operation ........................................................ 12
CHANGING THE PARAMETER SETTINGS .................. 13
Using the Display .......................................................... 13
Locking the Parameters Settings .................................. 14
TEMPERATURE SETTINGS .......................................... 15
Temperature Units ........................................................ 15
Viewing Temperatures .................................................. 15
Temperature Set Point .................................................. 18
Temperature Curve ....................................................... 19
VENTILATION SETTINGS.............................................. 23
Cooling Operation ......................................................... 23
Minimum Ventilation Cycle ............................................ 27
Humidity Compensation ................................................ 29
Minimum Speed Curve.................................................. 32
Differential Settings ....................................................... 38
Mist Cooling .................................................................. 40
NATURAL VENTILATION .............................................. 43
Principle of Operation ................................................... 43
Curtain Operating Time Compensation ......................... 46
Manual Operation of the Curtains .................................. 47
HEATER SETTINGS....................................................... 48
ALARM SETTINGS ......................................................... 54
TEST MODE ................................................................... 56
TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE........................................ 57
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS .................................... 61
FACTORY SETTINGS .................................................... 62
FUNCTION SUMMARY .................................................. 64
GLOSSARY ..................................................................... 68
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PRECAUTIONS
We strongly recommend installing supplementary natural
ventilation as well as a back-up thermostat on at least one
cooling stage (refer to the wiring diagram enclosed with this
user's manual to connect the thermostat).
Although fuses on the outputs of the controller protect its circuits in case of an overload or overvoltage, we recommend
installing an additional protection device on the controller's
supply circuit.
The room temperature where the controller is located MUST
ALWAYS REMAIN BETWEEN 32°F AND 104°F (0°C TO 40°C).
To avoid exposing the controller to harmful gases or excessive humidity, it is preferable to install it in a corridor.
DO NOT SPRAY WATER ON THE CONTROLLER
FOR CUSTOMER USE
Enter the serial number located on
the side of the controller below for
future reference.
Model number: TC5-1N5FAB
Serial number:
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FEATURES
The TC5-1N5FAB is an electronic device used for environmental control in
livestock buildings. It allows the user to maintain a specified target temperature by controlling the operation of ventilation and heating equipment.
One stage of variable speed fans, up to two stages of constant-speed fans,
as well as curtains, foggers and heaters can be connected to the controller.
The main features of the TC5-1N5FAB are as follows:
THREE-DIGIT DISPLAY
A three-digit display provides a high level of accuracy, allowing the user to
specify a temperature to within one tenth of a degree (in Fahrenheit or Celsius units).
PILOT LIGHTS
Pilot lights indicating the state of outputs allow the user to monitor the
operation of the system without having to enter the building.
MINIMUM VENTILATION CYCLE
When ventilation is not required for cooling, the first stage fans can be operated either continuously or intermittently to reduce the level of humidity and
supply oxygen to the room.
TEMPERATURE AND MINIMUM VENTILATION SPEED CURVES
The controller can be set to automatically change the temperature set point
and the minimum ventilation speed over a given period of time in accordance
with the user's requirements by specifying a temperature curve and a minimum ventilation speed curve with up to six different points each.
CHOICE OF TEN MOTOR CURVES
The variation in motor speed resulting from a change in voltage will depend
on the make and capacity of the motor. In order to achieve a high degree of
compatibility between controller and motor, the user can choose from among
ten different motor curves, thus ensuring that the correct voltage is supplied.
HUMIDITY COMPENSATION
The stage 1 minimum speed can be adjusted automatically as a function of
relative humidity. As humidity increases, the minimum speed of stage 1
fans increases proportionally to compensate for the change.
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HIGH/LOW TEMPERATURE ALARM OUTPUT
FULL-SPEED FAN START-UP
In order to overcome the inertia of the ventilation system components and
de-ice the fan blades in cold weather conditions, the controller supplies
maximum voltage to the variable speed fans during the 2 seconds immediately following each start-up.
FOUR INDEPENDENT TEMPERATURE PROBE INPUTS
Up to four temperature probes can be connected to the controller in order to
obtain a more accurate reading of the average room temperature and a
faster reaction time.
OUTSIDE TEMPERATURE COMPENSATION ON CURTAIN SPEED
Curtain opening and closing times can be decreased as a function of outside temperature.
OVERLOAD AND OVERVOLTAGE PROTECTION
Fuses and other protection devices are installed on the outputs of the controller to protect its circuitry in the case of an overload or overvoltage.
COMPUTER CONTROL
The controller can be connected to a computer, thus making it possible to
centralize the management of information and diversify control strategies.
CONTROL OF AIR INLET MOVEMENT
If the TC5-1N5FAB is used in combination with a PF-5B controller, the movement of the air inlets can be coordinated with the operation of the fans using
a potentiometer located on the panel drive. This allows the air inlets to be
adjusted correctly, without the influence of uncontrollable factors such as
wind or air from adjoining rooms.
TEST MODE
A test mode allows you to simulate temperature changes and verify controller performance.
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LOCATION OF THE CONTROLS
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S E T T IN G S
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CONTROLLER STATUS LEDS
LED
ME AN IN G
S TAGE 1
T U R N S O N WH E N S TA G E 1 F A N S A R E O N .
S TAGE 2 / 3
F L A S H E S WH E N S TA G E 2 F A N S A R E O N .
3 FANS ARE ALSO ON.
C U R TAIN S
F L A S H E S WH E N C U R TA IN S A R E C L O S IN G .
C U R TA IN S A R E O P E N IN G .
MIST
TU R N S O N WH E N M IS T U N IT S A R E O N .
H E AT E R 1
TU R N S O N WH E N H E A T E R 1 IS O N .
H E AT E R 2
TU R N S O N WH E N H E A TE R 2 IS O N .
D E F. P R O B E /
ALARM
TU R N S O N WH E N A N A L A R M IS D E T E C T E D .
D E F E C TIV E P R O B E IS D E TE C TE D .
C OMP E N S AT ION
TU R N S O N WH E N T H E C O M P E N S A T IO N O N S TA G E 1 M IN IM U M
V E N TIL A TIO N S P E E D IS IN E F F E C T O R WH E N TH E C O M P E N S A TIO N
O N T H E M I S T S T A G E I S I N E F F E C T.
INTERNAL SWITCHES
TU R N S O N WH E N S T A G E
TURNS ON WHE N
B L IN K S WH E N A
ON
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2
3
4
5
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7
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9 10 11 12
The internal switches are located on the inside of the front cover. When the
controller is shipped from the factory, all the switches are set to OFF.
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OFF
ON
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UNLOC K E D PA RA ME TE RS
LOC K E D PA RA ME TE RS
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FA HRE NHE IT D E GRE E S
C E LS IUS D E GRE E S
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P ROB E 2 D IS A B LE D
P ROB E 2 E NA B LE D
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P ROB E 3 D IS A B LE D
P ROB E 3 E NA B LE D
5
P ROB E 4 D IS A B LE D
P ROB E 4 E NA B LE D
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OUTS ID E P ROB E D IS A B LE D
OUTS ID E P ROB E E NA B LE D
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S TA GE 3 C OOLING
S TA GE 3 HE ATING
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C A S C A D ING HE ATE RS
ZONE D HE ATE RS
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NO A C TION
C LOS E P F-5B A IR INLE T ON
C URTA IN OP E NING
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FLOATING S TA GE 3
D IS A B LE D
FLOATING S TA GE 3
E NA B LE D
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RE S E RV E D
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RE S E RV E D
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INSTALLATION
MOUNTING INSTRUCTIONS
Open the latch and lift the cover. Remove the black caps located on each of
the four mounting holes. Mount the enclosure on the wall using four screws.
Be sure the electrical knockouts are at the bottom of the enclosure in order
to prevent water from entering the controller. Insert the screws in the mounting
holes and tighten. Fasten the four black caps provided with the controller onto
the four mounting holes. The enclosure must be mounted in a location that
will allow the cover to be completely opened right up against the wall.
CONNECTIONS
To connect the controller, refer to the wiring diagram enclosed with this user's
manual.
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Set the voltage switch to the appropriate voltage.
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Use the electrical knockouts provided at the bottom of the enclosure.
Do not make additional holes in the enclosure, particularly on the side
of the enclosure when using a computer communications module.
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It may be necessary to install a transformer in order to supply the
appropriate voltage to the heating unit.
ALARM CONNECTION: There are two types of alarms on the market. One
type activates when current is cut off at its input, whereas the other activates
when current is supplied at its input. For an alarm of the first type, use the NO
terminal as shown on the wiring diagram. For an alarm of the second type, use
the NC terminal.
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WARNING
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ALL WIRING MUST BE DONE BY AN AUTHORIZED ELECTRICIAN
AND MUST COMPLY WITH APPLICABLE CODES, LAWS AND
REGULATIONS. BE SURE POWER IS OFF BEFORE DOING ANY
WIRING TO AVOID ELECTRICAL SHOCKS AND EQUIPMENT DAMAGE.
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MOTOR TYPES
The relationship between the voltage supplied to a motor and its operating
speed is described by a motor curve. This curve varies with the make and
capacity of the motor. The various motors available in the industry have been
divided into ten categories and the controller has been programmed with a
different motor curve for each of these categories. To ensure that the
controller supplies the correct voltages, an appropriate curve must be
selected for Stage 1 according to the type of fan motors used.
Selecting a Motor Type for Stage 1
Refer to the list of motors enclosed with this user's manual to determine which
curve number (1 to 10) is appropriate for the type of motors used.
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Set the selection knob to
STAGE 1 — BANDWIDTH/
TIMER. The Stage 1 bandwidth is
displayed and flashes.
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Press the push-button three times.
The currently selected type is displayed, alternating with the letters
"tYP".
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Use the adjustment knob to adjust the motor type to the desired value.
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Return to the Stage 1 bandwidth display either by pressing the pushbutton once again.
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TEMPERATURE PROBES
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Connecting the Probes
The controller is supplied with one temperature probe connected to input
# 1. Three additional room probes can be connected to inputs # 2, 3 and 4
and an outside probe can be connected to input # 5 (see wiring diagram
enclosed).
CAUTION: Probes operate at low voltage and are isolated from the
supply. Be sure that probe cables remain insulated from all high voltage
sources. In particular, do not route the probe cables through the same
electrical knockout as other cables. Do not connect the shield from the probe
cable to a terminal or a ground.
Switches are used to activate or deactivate the additional probes connected
to the controller.
ON
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Activate each additional probe by setting
the appropriate switch to ON:
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• Switch # 3 activates the probe connected to input # 2.
• Switch # 4 activates the probe connected to input # 3.
• Switch # 5 activates the probe connected to input # 4.
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4
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Extending the Probes
Each probe can be extended up to 500 feet (150 meters). To extend a probe:
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Use a shielded cable of outside diameter between 0.245 and 0.260 in
(6.22 and 6.60 mm) (the cable dimensions should not be under 18
AWG) to ensure the cable entry is liquid tight. Do not ground the
shielding.
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It is preferable to solder the cable joint to ensure a proper contact
between the two cables.
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CAUTION: Do not run probe cables next to other power cables. When
crossing over other cables, cross at 90°.
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Installing the Outside Probe
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Run the outside probe cable on the north side of the building, 6 ft (2 m)
below the eave, inside a pale colored conduit. Avoid installing the
probe in direct sunlight or exposed to the rain.
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Be sure the probe cable is isolated from sheet metal or any other
conductive material.
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Be sure no cable joint is exposed to air or water.
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Defective Probes
If a defective probe is detected, the Defective Probe Pilot Light flashes. The
room temperature shown on the display is then the average temperature
measured by the probes in working condition. The controller will operate
according to this temperature.
To identify the defective probe:
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Set the selection knob to ROOM
TEMPERATURE . The room temperature is displayed.
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Press the push-button. If the
probe connected to input # 1 and
supplied with the controller is not
defective, the letters"PR1" are displayed, alternating with the on/
off state of the probe and the temperature measured by the probe.
If the probe is defective, the letters "PR1" are displayed, alternating with the state of the probe
and the letter "P".
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For each additional probe connected to the controller:
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Press the push-button once again. If the probe is not defective, the
letters "PR#" (where # is the number of the input to which the probe is
connected) are displayed, alternating with the on/off state of the probe
and the temperature measured by the probe. If the probe is defective,
the letters "PR#" are displayed, alternating with the on/off state of the
probe and the letter "P".
Outside Probe: If the outside probe is
defective, the display shows the letter
"P" when the parameter selection knob
is set to OUTSIDE To.
STAGE 3 OPERATION
Stage 3 can operate as a heating or cooling stage.
ð Set switch # 7 to OFF to use Stage 3
ON
for cooling.
ð Set switch # 7 to ON to use Stage 3
for heating.
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CHANGING THE PARAMETER SETTINGS
USING THE DISPLAY
Flashing Values: The display will flash in certain cases
and not in others. The flashing indicates that the value
shown can be adjusted. A
value that is not flashing cannot be adjusted.
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Relative and Absolute Values: Some parameter adjustments are displayed
both as a relative value and an absolute temperature. This applies to all heating
and cooling differentials, the mist differential and the heater offset. The
parameter is first displayed as a relative value. The corresponding absolute
temperature is displayed after six seconds if no action is taken by the user.
The absolute value is the temperature at which the stage turns on (except in
the case of the heater and mist offsets where the value displayed is the
temperature at which the stage turns off). If the user turns the adjustment
knob, the relative value reappears. For example, when the user turns the
selection knob to a differential position, i.e. STAGE 2/3, the sequence is as
follows:
(i) The current differential for stage 2 flashes on the display, alternating with
"St 2".
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St 2
(ii) If, after about 6 seconds, no action is taken by the user, the absolute
temperature value is displayed, alternating with "St 2". In this case, the
absolute value is: Set Point + Bandwidth + Differential 2.
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St 2
(iii) When the user turns the adjustment knob to make an adjustment to the
stage 2 differential, the relative value reappears on the display.
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In the case of the mist and heating units, the starting temperature is displayed
with the letters "STr" when adjusting the differential and the stopping
temperature is displayed with the letters "STP" when adjusting the offset.
LOCKING THE PARAMETER SETTINGS
The parameter settings can be locked to prevent accidentally modifying
them. When the settings are locked, only the temperature set point and the
Stage 1 minimum ventilation speed can be modified (as long as the temperature curve and the minimum ventilation speed curve are deactivated
respectively).
To lock the parameter settings:
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Set internal switch # 1 to ON.
To unlock the parameter settings:
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Set internal switch # 1 to OFF.
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TEMPERATURE SETTINGS
TEMPERATURE UNITS
Temperatures can be displayed in either Celsius or
Fahrenheit units
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ON
Set internal switch # 2 to the desired position:
• ON to display temperatures in Celsius units.
• OFF to display temperatures in Fahrenheit units.
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VIEWING TEMPERATURES
To display the desired temperature,
set the selection knob to ROOM TEMPERATURE. The readout can display
values from -40.0oF to 120.0oF ( -40.0oC
to 48.9oC).
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Viewing Room Temperature
The room temperature is the average value of all temperatures measured by
activated probes in proper operating condition.
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Set the selection knob to ROOM TEMPERATURE / PROBE To. The
room temperature is displayed.
Viewing Probe Temperatures
The controller can display probe temperatures individually. Probes can also
be turned on or off to control the temperature in different parts of the building.
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Set selection knob to ROOM TEMPERATURE / PROBE TEMP. The
average room temperature is displayed.
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Press the push-button. The temperature reading from probe 1 is displayed, alternating with the letters "Pr 1" and the on/off state of probe
1.
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For each additional probe, press the push-button. The temperature
reading from probe x is displayed, alternating with the letters "Pr x"
and the on/off state of the probe, etc.
Note: The display returns to the average room temperature after one
minute.
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Viewing OutsideTemperature
The outside temperature can be viewed only if a probe is connected to input
# 5.
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4
Set the selection knob to OUTSIDE To. The outside temperature
is displayed.
Viewing Minimum / Maximum Temperatures
The minimum and maximum temperatures are the lowest and highest temperature values recorded since the last reset. Maximum and minimum
temperatures values are recorded for the average room temperature as well
as for individual probe temperatures.
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Set the selection knob to ROOM TEMPERATURE / PROBE TEMP.
The room temperature is displayed.
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Turn the adjustment knob clockwise by one notch. The minimum
temperature flashes on the display, alternating with the letters "Lo".
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Turn the adjustment knob clockwise one notch further. The maximum
temperature flashes on the display, alternating with the letters "Hi".
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Turn the adjustment knob clockwise a third notch. The room temperature is displayed again.
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For each individual probe, press the push-button. The temperature
reading from probe x is displayed, alternating with the letters "Pr x"
and the on/off state of the probe.
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Turn the adjustment knob clockwise by one notch. The minimum
temperature is displayed, alternating with the letters "Lo".
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Turn the adjustment knob clockwise one notch further. The maximum
temperature is displayed, alternating with the letters "Hi".
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Turn the adjustment knob clockwise a third notch. The probe temperature is displayed again.
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Press the push-button to access the other probes, etc.
NOTE: If you let the display flash for more than 10 seconds, the controller
resets the minimum and maximum temperatures currently in memory (the
display stops flashing to indicate that the reset has been done).
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TEMPERATURE SET POINT
The temperature set point is the target room temperature. It can be adjusted between -40.0°F and 99.9°F
(-40.0°C and 37.7°C).
Adjusting Temperature Set Point
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Set the selection knob to SET POINT / T° CURVE.The current set
point flashes on the display.
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Use the adjustment knob to adjust the set point to the desired value.
NOTE: The temperature set point can be adjusted only if the temperature
curve is deactivated (see following section).
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TEMPERATURE CURVE
The user can define a temperature curve to adjust the set point automatically
over a given time period.
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A curve is defined using six points. Each point specifies a day number and
a set point for that day. Once the points of the curve are defined, the curve
must be activated. The controller will change the temperature set point every
hour in a linear fashion between consecutive points of the curve. When the
last point of the curve is reached, the temperature set point for that day is
maintained until the curve is reactivated.
NOTES :
i) All six points of the curve must be specified. If six points are not needed,
repeat the last temperature value for each unnecessary point.
ii) Certain restrictions apply to reduce the risk of errors:
- The highest possible day number is 99.
- Decreasing day numbers are not allowed.
- Increasing temperatures are not allowed.
- The temperature variation cannot exceed 3°F (1.6°C) per day.
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Specifying the Curve
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Set the selection knob to SET
POINT / To CURVE. The current
temperature set point flashes
on the display.
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Press the push-button. The word OFF is displayed indicating that the
termperature curve is deactivated. If this is not the case, see below to
deactivate the curve.
Repeat the following steps for each of the six points:
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Press the push-button once again. The day number is displayed,
alternating with the word "day".
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Using the adjustment knob, set the day number to the desired value.
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Press the push-button once again. The current temperature set point
is displayed, alternating with the word "set".
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Using the adjustment knob, adjust the set point to the desired value.
Once the six points of the curve have been specified, activate the curve as
explained below.
NOTE: Make sure the temperature curve is deactivated before specifying
new points (see below).
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Activating Temperature Curve
If you have just finished specifying the points on the curve:
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Press the push-button once again. The word OFF flashes on the
display.
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Turn the adjustment knob clockwise one notch. The word ON flashes
on the display, indicating that the temperature curve is now activated.
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Set the selection knob to ROOM TEMPERATURE.
If you have previously defined the points on the curve:
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Set the selection knob to SET POINT / To CURVE. The current value
of the temperature set point flashes on the display.
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Press the push-button. The word OFF is displayed.
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Press the push-button to display the points of the curve currently
defined until the word OFF appears (thirteen clicks).
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Turn the adjustment knob clockwise one notch. The word ON flashes
on the display, indicating that the temperature curve is now activated.
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Set the selection knob to ROOM TEMPERATURE.
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Viewing Current Set Point and Day Number
When the temperature curve is activated, the current temperature set
point and day number can be viewed at any time. The current day
number can also be adjusted in order to move forward or backward on the
temperature curve.
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Set the selection knob to SET POINT / To CURVE. The current temperature set point is displayed.
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Press the push-button. The current day number is displayed,
alternating with the letters "cur. day".
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Use the adjustment knob to set the day number to the desired
value.
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Deactivating Temperature Curve
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Set the selection knob to SET POINT / To CURVE. The current temperature set point is displayed.
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Press the push-button to display the points of the curve actually defined until the word ON appears (fourteen clicks).
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Turn the adjustment knob counterclockwise one notch. The word OFF
flashes on the display, indicating that the temperature curve is now
deactivated.
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VENTILATION SETTINGS
COOLING OPERATION
The TC5-1N5FAB controls one stage of variable-speed fans (Stage 1), one
stage of constant-speed fans (Stage 2) and one optional stage of constantspeed fans (Stage 3) as well as curtains for natural ventilation. If the floating
stage 3 is disabled (internal swich #10 Off), the curtains opererate after the
stage 3. If the floating stage 3 is enabled (internal switch # 10 On), the
curtains operate after the stage 2 as shown below:
Normal Operation Mode (Floating Stage 3 internal switch #10 OFF):
Ventilation
Level
Curtains
close
in timer mode
Curtains
open
in timer mode
STAGE 3
STAGE 2
STAGE 1
Minimum
Ventilation
Cycle
Bandwidth Differential Differential
Stage 2
Stage 3
Stage 1
Temperature
Set Point
Dead
Band
Closing
Temp.
Curtains
Opening
Temp.
Curtains
If room temperature rises:
• When room temperature < Set Point, stage 1 fans run at minimum
speed according to the minimum ventilation cycle.
• At Set Point: stage 1 fans stop operating according to the minimum
ventilation cycle and increase in speed as the room temperature rises.
• At Set Point + bandwidth 1: stage 1 fans reach full speed.
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• At Set Point + bandwidth + diff. 2: stage 2 fans start running.
• At Set Point + bandwidth + diff. 2 + diff. 3: stage 3 fans start running.
• At Curtain Opening Temp: curtains open according to timer settings.
If the room temperature falls:
• At Curtain Closing Temp: curtains close according to timer settings.
• At Set Point + bandwidth + diff. 2: stage 3 fans return to a stop.
• At Set Point + bandwidth: stage 2 fans return to a stop; stage 1
fans start decreasing in speed as the temperature decreases.
• At Set Point: stage 1 fans reach minimum speed.
• Below the Set Point: stage 1 fans stop operating continuously and
operate according to the minimum ventilation cycle at minimum speed.
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If the floating stage 3 feature is enabled (internal switch #10 ON), an offset
must be adjusted for the stage 3 as shown below. This offset determines
the temperature at which the stage 3 returns to a stop.
Floating Stage 3 (internal switch #10 ON):
Ventilation
Level
Curtains
close in
timer mode
Curtains
open in
timer mode
STAGE 3
STAGE 2
STAGE 1
Minimum
Ventilation
Cycle
Bandwidth Differential
Stage 2
Stage 1
Temperature
Set Point
Dead
Band
Opening
Temp Curtains
Differential
Stage 3
Temp.
Offset Stage 3
Closing Temp
Curtains
If room temperature rises:
• When room temperature < Set Point, stage 1 fans run at minimum
speed according to the minimum ventilation cycle.
• At Set Point: stage 1 fans stop operating according to the minimum
ventilation cycle and increase in speed as the room temperature rises.
• At Set Point + bandwidth 1: stage 1 fans reach full speed.
• At Set Point + bandwidth + diff. 2: stage 2 fans start running.
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• At Curtains Opening Temp: curtains open according to timer settings.
• At Set Point + bandwidth + diff. 2 + offset 3 + diff. 3: stage 3 fans
start running.
If the room temperature falls:
• At Set Point + bandwidth + diff. 2 + offset 3: stage 3 fans return to
a stop.
• At Curtains Closing Temp: curtains close according timer settings.
• At Set Point + bandwidth: stage 2 fans return to a stop; stage 1
fans start decreasing in speed as the temperature decreases.
• At Set Point: stage 1 fans reach minimum speed.
• Below the Set Point: stage 1 fans stop operating continuously and
operate according to the minimum ventilation cycle at minimum speed.
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MINIMUM VENTILATION CYCLE
When the room temperature is below the set point, the Stage 1 fans operate
according to the minimum ventilation cycle. Running the fans even though
ventilation is not required for a cooling purpose is useful to reduce humidity
levels and supply oxygen to the room. It also prevents the fans from freezing
in winter.
TIME ON
STAGE 1
STAGE 1 — MIN. SPEED
OFF
TIME OFF
STAGE 1
During time on, the Stage 1 fans run at Stage 1 minimum speed. The Stage
1 Pilot Light turns on. During time off, the Stage 1 fans do not run. The Stage
1 Pilot Light turns off. The Stage 1 minimum speed can also be defined by
a speed curve (see below).
NOTE: The controller supplies maximum voltage to the variable-speed fans
for 2 seconds immediately following each start-up.
Minimum Ventilation Cycle Settings
1. To run the fans continuously at minimum speed, set time off to zero and
time on to any value other than zero.
2. To stop the fans, set time on to zero and time off to any value.
3. To run the fans intermittently, set time on to the desired running time
and time off to the desired off time.
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1
Adjusting Minimum Speed
The minimum speed can be adjusted between 10 and 100% of the full speed
of the fans.
n
Set the selection knob to STAGE
1 — MINIMUM SPEED/CURVE.
The current minimum speed for
Stage 1 flashes on the display.
n
Use the adjustment knob to adjust the minimum speed to the desired value.
NOTE: The minimum speed can be adjusted only if the minimum speed
curve is deactivated or if the minimum speed curve is activated but not currently operating (see below).
2
Adjusting Stage 1 Time On and Time Off
Time On and Time Off can be adjusted between 0 and 900 seconds, in
increments of 15 seconds.
n
Set the selection knob to STAGE 1 — BANDWIDTH/TIMER. The
current bandwidth for stage 1 flashes on the display.
n
Press the push-button. The current time on for Stage 1 flashes on the
display, alternating with the letters "On".
n
Use the adjustment knob to adjust time on to the desired value.
n
Press the push-button. The current time off for Stage 1 flashes on the
display, alternating with the letters "Off".
n
Use the adjustment knob to adjust time off to the desired value.
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HUMIDITY COMPENSATION
The stage 1 minimum speed can be adjusted automatically as a function of
relative humidity. As humidity increases, the stage 1 minimum speed increases proportionally to compensate for the change. At humidity levels at
or below the humidity set point, stage 1 minimum speed is equal to the
normal uncompensated speed. The user specifies the percentage increase
in minimum speed for a relative humidity equal to the humidity set point +
10%. For example, if the minimum speed is 40% and the compensation
adjustment is 30%, the minimum speed will be adjusted to 70% of full
speed when the humidity rises 10% above the humidity set point. In addition to adjusting the minimum speed, the humidity compensation feature
also changes the operation of the minimum ventilation cycle: if the controller is operating in minimum ventilation mode when the relative humidity
exceeds the humidity set point, the minimum ventilation fans are operated
continuously rather than cycled.
Stage 1
Min. Speed
100%
Compensation begins
Compensation %
Normal
Min. Speed
10 %
0%
Relative
Humidity
Set Point
Relative
Humidity
This feature also applies when the minimum ventilation speed is activated.
Note that for the compensation to take place, the compensation feature
must be activated by the user. When a compensation is applied to the
minimum speed, the compensation pilot light turns on.
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1
Viewing Relative Humidity
The relative humidity is expressed as a percentage.
n
Set the selection knob to
STAGE 1 — HUMIDITY CONTROL. The current relative
humidity is displayed.
n
Turn the adjustment knob
clockwise by one notch. The
minimum humidity flashes on
the display, alternating with
the letters "Lo".
n
Turn the adjustment knob clockwise one notch further. The maximum
humidity flashes on the display, alternating with the letters "Hi".
n
Turn the adjustment knob clockwise a third notch. The current humidity value is displayed again.
NOTE: If you let the display flash for more than 10 seconds when the
maximum or minimum humidity is displayed, the controller resets the minimum and maximum humidity values currently in memory (the display stops
flashing to indicate that the reset has been done).
2
Adjusting Relative Humidity Set Point
When the relative humidity exceeds the humidity set point, stage 1 minimum speed is increased by a proportional amount to compensate for the
increase in humidity. Note that the humidity compensation feature must be
activated for this to work.
n
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Set the selection knob to STAGE 1 — HUMIDITY CONTROL. The
current humidity reading is displayed.
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n
Press the push-button. The relative humidity set point is displayed,
alternating with the letters "set rH".
n
Use the adjustment knob to adjust the set point to the desired value.
3
Adjusting Minimum Speed Compensation
This is the percentage increase in minimum speed for a relative humidity
equal to the humidity set point + 10%. The value ranges from 0 to 100%.
n
Set the selection knob to STAGE 1 — HUMIDITY CONTROL. The
current humidity reading is displayed.
n
Press the push-button twice. The current minimum speed compensation is displayed, alternating with the letters "SPd".
n
Use the adjustment knob to adjust the minimum speed compensation
to the desired value.
4
Activating / Deactivating Humidity Compensation
n
Set the selection knob to STAGE 1 — HUMIDITY CONTROL. The
current humidity reading is displayed.
n
Press the push-button three times. The current on/off state of humidity
compensation flashes on the display.
n
Use the adjustment knob to adjust the on/off state to the desired value.
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MINIMUM VENTILATION SPEED CURVE
The user can define a minimum ventilation speed curve to adjust the Stage
1 minimum speed automatically over a given time period. Each curve is
defined by six points. Each point specifies a day number and a fan speed
for that day. Once the points are defined, the minimum speed curve must
be activated. When the minimum speed curve is activated, the controller
adjusts the Stage 1 minimum speed every hour in a linear fashion between two consecutive points.
When the last point of the curve is reached, the curve is deactivated. The
controller maintains the minimum speed specified for this point until the
curve is reactivated or until a new single minimum speed is specified using
the first method.
○
○
○
Temperature
or Speed
○
○
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d4 d10
d25
d35
○
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Temperature Curve
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d70
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d50
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Minimum Speed Curve
d80
Days
NOTE:
If the room temperature falls below "Set Point - 5.0oF (2.8oC) - heater offset
- heater 1 differential", the fans will begin to run at the minimum speed
specified for the first point of the curve and will continue to do so as
long as the room temperature remains below the set point. When the
room temperature rises above the set point, the fans will return to the
current minimum speed, calculated according to the minimum speed curve.
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Interaction Between Temperature and Minimum Speed
Curves
•
The minimum speed curve can be activated only if the temperature
curve is already activated
•
All points of the minimum speed curve other than the first one are
automatically given day numbers identical to those specified for the temperature curve. Only the first point of the minimum speed curve has an
adjustable day number. This day number must be greater or equal to the
day number specified for the first point of the temperature curve and less
than the day number specified for the second point of the temperature curve
(see example 1).
EXAMPLE 1
TEMPERATURE CURVE
MINIMUM SPEED CURVE
POINT 1
d5
d5 to d19 (adjustable)
POINT 2
d20
d20 (not ajustable)
•
When the minimum speed curve is activated, it will effectively be operating (i.e. the controller will begin to adjust the minimum speed according to
the specified points of the curve) only when the current day number of the
temperature curve reaches the first day number of the minimum speed curve.
EXAMPLE 2
TEMPERATURE CURVE
MINIMUM SPEED CURVE
Day
Temperature
Day
Speed
POINT 1
d5
90.0 °F
d10
10 %
POINT 2
d20
85.0 °F
d20
20 %
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•
If you activated the temperature curve yesterday, the current day number of the temperature curve is d6. Therefore, if you activate the minimum
speed curve today, it will effectively be in operation in 4 days, when the
current day number of the temperature curve reaches d10. In the meantime, the fans will run at the specified single minimum speed (see
example 2).
•
If you activated the temperature curve six days ago, the current day
number of the temperature curve is d11. Therefore, if you activate the minimum speed curve today, it will effectively be in operation the moment you
activate it. In this case, the current minimum speed will be a value between
10% and 20%.
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1
Specifying Minimum Speed Curve
n
Set the selection knob to STAGE
1 — MINIMUM SPEED / CURVE.
The current minimum speed
flashes on the display.
n
Press the push-button. The word
OFF is displayed, indicating that
the minimum speed curve is deactivated. If this is not the case,
deactivate the curve as described
below.
Repeat the following steps for each of the six points:
n
Press the push-button once again. A day number is displayed, alternating with the word "day".
n
For the first point of the curve, use the adjustment knob to adjust the
day number to the desired value. For all other points of the curve, the
day number can not be adjusted.
n
Press the push-button once again. The minimum speed for that day is
displayed, alternating with the letters "SPd".
n
Use the adjustment knob to adjust the minimum speed to the desired
value.
NOTES:
i) The minimum speed curve must be deactivated before specifying the points
on the curve (see below).
ii) All six points of the curve must be specified. If you do not need six
different points, repeat your last minimum speed for each unnecessary point of the curve.
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iii) Certain restrictions apply to reduce the risk of errors:
• decreasing minimum speeds are not allowed.
• the minimum speed variation cannot exceed 10% per day.
2
Activating Minimum Speed Curve
If you have just finished specifying the points on the curve:
n
Press the push-button once again. The word OFF is displayed.
n
Turn the adjustment knob clockwise by one notch. The word ON
flashes on the display, indicating that the minimum speed curve is
now activated.
If you have previously specified the points on the curve:
n
Set the selection knob to STAGE 1 — MINIMUM SPEED / CURVE.
The current minimum speed flashes on the display.
n
Press the push-button to display the points of the curve currently
defined until the word OFF appears (fourteen clicks).
n
Turn the adjustment knob clockwise by one notch. The word ON
flashes on the display, indicating that the minimum speed curve is
now activated.
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3
Viewing Current Minimum Speed and Day
When the minimum speed curve is activated, the current minimum speed
and day number can be viewed at any time. To modify the day number, refer
to the section on temperature curves.
n
Set the selection knob to STAGE 1 — MINIMUM SPEED / CURVE.
The current minimum speed is displayed.
n
Press the push-button. The current day is displayed, alternating with
the letters "cur. dAY".
4
Deactivating Minimum Speed Curve
n
Set the selection knob to STAGE 1 — MINIMUM SPEED / CURVE.
The current minimum speed is displayed.
n
Press the push-button to display the points of the curve currently
defined until the word ON appears (fourteen clicks).
n
Turn the adjustment knob counterclockwise by one notch. The word
OFF flashes on the display, indicating that the minimum speed curve
is now deactivated.
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DIFFERENTIAL SETTINGS
1
Adjusting Stage 1 Bandwidth
The Stage 1 bandwidth is the temperature interval within which the Stage 1
variable speed fans increase or decrease in speed proportionally to the
temperature (see the diagram above). The bandwidth can be adjusted
between 0.5°F and 20.0°F (0.3°C and 11.1°C).
n
Set the selection knob to STAGE
1 — BANDWIDTH/TIMER. The
current bandwidth for Stage 1
flashes on the display.
n
Use the adjustment knob to adjust
bandwidth to the desired value.
2
Adjusting Stage 2 Differential
The Stage 2 cooling differential is the temperature difference between the
moment the Stage 2 constant-speed fans start to run and the moment they
turn off (see the diagram above). The differential can be adjusted between
0.5°F and 20.0°F (0.3°C and 11.1°C).
n
Set the selection knob to STAGE 2/3. The current differential for Stage
2 is displayed, alternating with the letters "St.2" and "dif".
n
Use the adjustment knob to adjust the differential to the desired value.
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3
Adjusting Stage 3 Offset
If the floating stage 3 option is enabled (internal switch #10 ON), an offset
must be adjusted for the stage 3. This Offset determines at which temperature the stage 2 fans starts and the temperature at which the stage 3
fans returns to a stop. The Stage 3 Offset can be adjusted between 0°F
and 20°F (0°C and 11.1°C).
n
Set the selection knob to STAGE 2/3 The current differential for Stage
2 is displayed, alternating with the letters "St.2" and "dif".
n
Press the push-button. The current offset for Stage 3 is displayed,
alternating with the letters "St.3" and "OFt".
n
Use the adjustment knob to adjust the offset to the desired value.
4
Adjusting Stage 3 Differential
If internal switch # 7 is set to OFF, Stage 3 can be used to operate constantspeed cooling fans. The Stage 3 cooling differential is the temperature
difference between the moment the Stage 3 constant-speed fans start to run
and the moment they turn off (see the diagram above). The differential can
be adjusted between 0.5°F and 20.0°F (0.3°C and 11.1°C).
n
Set the selection knob to STAGE 2/3 The current differential for Stage
2 is displayed, alternating with the letters "St.2" and "dif".
n
Press the push-button. The current differential for Stage 3 is displayed,
alternating with the letters "St.3" and "dif".
n
Use the adjustment knob to adjust the differential to the desired value.
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MIST COOLING
The operation of the mist stage is illustrated in the diagram at the beginning
of this section. The mist stage operates according to a separate timer. Time
on is the running time of the mist units and time off is the off time of the mist
units. If a mist stage is not needed, time off should be set to zero.
TIME ON
ON
OFF
TIME OFF
If the humidity compensation is activated, the mist units are turned off
when the humidity reaches a user-defined maximum humidity level.
The following diagram sums up the operation of the mist units.
Mist units turn on
in timer mode
Mist units turn off
Mist
Diff.
OFF
Set Point
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Mist Offset
Room
Temperature
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1
Adjusting the Mist Offset
The mist offset is the temperature difference from the set point at which the
mist units turn off. The offset can be adjusted between 0.5°F and 40.0°F
(0.3°C and 22.2°C).
n Set the parameter selection
knob to MIST — TIMER/
DIFF. The current mist time
on is displayed, alternating
with the word "On".
n Press the push-button twice.
The mist offset is displayed, alternating with the letters "OFT".
n Use the adjustment knob to set the offset to the desired value.
2
Adjusting Mist Differential
The mist differential is the variation in room temperature between the moment
the mist units turn on and the moment they turn off.The differential can be
adjusted between 0.5°F and 20.0°F (0.3°C and 11.1°C).
n Set the parameter selection knob to MIST — TIMER/OFFSET/DIFF.
The current mist time on is displayed, alternating with the word "On".
n Press the push-button three times. The current differential is displayed,
alternating with the letters "diF".
n Use the adjustment knob to set differential to the desired value.
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3
Adjusting Mist Timer Settings
Time on and time off can be adjusted between 0 and 60 minutes, in increments
of 1 minute. To deactivate mist cooling, set time on to zero.
n Set the parameter selection knob to MIST — TIMER/OFFSET/DIFF.
The current mist time on is displayed, alternating with the letters "On".
n Use the adjustment knob to set time on to the desired value.
n Press the push-button. The current time off flashes, alternating with
the letters "Off".
n Use the adjustment knob to set time off to the desired value.
4
Adjusting Humidity Turn Off Level
The humidity turn off level is the humidity level at which mist units are turned
off. This parameter is not displayed unless humidity compensation is
activated (see Humidity Compensation). The value ranges from 40 to 100%.
When the mist units are turned off, the compensation pilot light turns on.
n Set the parameter selection knob to MIST — TIMER/OFFSET/DIFF.
The current mist time on is displayed, alternating with the letters "On".
n Press the push-button four times. The current turn off level is displayed, alternating with the letters "StP" and "rh".
n Use the adjustment knob to set the turn off level to the desired value.
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NATURAL VENTILATION
PRINCIPLE OF OPERATION
The controller uses a timer to open and close the curtains intermittently as
shown below:
Curtains open
in timer mode
Curtains close
in timer mode
0.3oF
0.3oF
Curtains
OFF
Bandwidth + Diff. 2
+ Diff. 3
79oF
Room
Temperature
Dead Band
Set Point = 75oF
89oF
In the example above, when the temperature rises to 89oF, the curtains
begin to open and continue to do so until fully open if the temperature
remains above this point. If the temperature falls to 88.7oF, the curtains
stop opening. When the temperature falls to 79oF, the curtains begin to
close and continue to do so until fully closed if the temperature remains
below this point. If the temperature rises to 79.3oF, the curtains stop closing. Note that if Stage 3 is configured for heating, the curtain dead band
begins at Bandwidth + Differential 2.
The curtains open and close intermittently according to the time on and
time off settings:
TIME ON
OPEN/CLOSE
STOP
TIME OFF
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If internal switch # 9 is set to ON, a signal is sent to the PF-5 to close the
air inlets when the curtains begin opening. When the temperature falls to
the temperature at which the curtains close, the PF-5 resumes normal
operations (this applies only to users with a PF-5 controller connected to
the TC5-1N5FAB).
FLOATING STAGE 3
This feature is enabled if the dipswitch #10 is turned on. It allows to
operate the curtains after the stage 2 instead of after the stage 3. In this
case, an offset must be defined for stage 3. This offset determines the
temperature at which temperature the stage 3 returns to a stop. The dead
band starts at Set Point + Bandwidth + Diff.2.
Curtains open
in timer mode
Curtains close
in timer mode
0.3oF
0.3oF
Curtains
OFF
Bandwidth + Diff. 2
Room
Temperature
Dead Band
89oF
Offset Stage 3
Set Point = 75 F
o
79oF
In the example above, when the temperature rises up to 89oF, the curtains begin to open and continue to do so until fully open if the temperature remains above this point. If the temperature drops to 88.7oF, the
curtains stop opening. When the temperature falls to the beginning of
Offset 3 (79oF), the curtains begin to close and continue to do so until
fully closed if the temperature remains below this point. If the temperature rises to 79.3oF, the curtains stop closing. The dead band begins at
Bandwidth + Differential 2.
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1
Adjusting the Curtain Dead Band
The dead band is the temperature difference between the opening and
closing temperatures of the curtains. The hysteresis is fixed at 0.3oF
and determines when the curtains stop operating. The dead band can
go from 0.5°F to 20.0°F (0.3°C to 11.1°C).
n
Set the selection knob to
CURTAINS — DEAD BAND
/ TIMER. The current curtain
dead band flashes on the
display, alternating with the
word "Deb".
n
Use the adjustment knob to
set the dead band to the desired value.
2
Adjusting the Curtain Timer
The time on and time off parameters can take values from 0 to 900
seconds.
n
Set the selection knob to CURTAINS — DEAD BAND / TIMER.
The current curtain dead band flashes on the display, alternating
with the word "Db".
n
Press the push-button. The current time on is displayed, alternating with the letters "On".
n
Use the adjustment knob to set time on to the desired value.
n
Press the push-button. The current time off is displayed, alternating with the letters "Off".
n
Use the adjustment knob to set time off to the desired value.
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CURTAIN OPERATING TIME COMPENSATION
The controller can use the current outside temperature to adjust the opening
and closing times of the curtains. As the outside temperature increases,
time on is increased, causing the curtains to open faster. As the outside
temperature decreases, time on is increased, causing the curtains to close
faster. To use this feature, set internal switch # 6 to ON. Note that an
outside probe must be connected to input # 5 in order for the compensation
to work. This feature must be activated from the front panel (see below).
Temperature Rises:
When the curtains open, the controller increases TIME ON by 4% for every
1°F (0.6°C) in the compensation interval (i.e. an interval of 3oF means a 12%
increase). The TIME OFF is decreased by the same amount.
Compensation
Interval
Outside
Set Point
Current Outside
Temperature
Temperature
Temperature Falls:
When the curtains close, the controller increases TIME ON by 4% for every
1°F (0.6°C) in the compensation interval (i.e. an interval of 3oF means a
12% increase). TIME OFF is decreased by the same amount.
Compensation
Interval
Current Outside
Temperature
Outside
Set Point
Temperature
Note that when the compensated TIME OFF value is less than 10 seconds,
it is set to zero.
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1
Adjusting the Outside Set Point
The outside set point is used for compensating curtain operating times as a
function of outside temperature (see above). It can be adjusted between
-40.0°F and 99.9°F (-40.0°C and 37.7°C).
n Set the selection knob to
OUTSIDE T° — SETTINGS.
The current outside temperature is displayed.
n Press the push-button. The
current outside set point is
displayed, alternating with the
letters "set".
n Use the adjustment knob to set the outside set point to the desired
value.
2
Activating / Deactivating Curtain Compensation
n Set the selection knob to OUTSIDE To — SETTINGS. The current
outside temperature is displayed.
n Press the push-button twice. The current on/off state of the outside
compensation feature is displayed.
n Use the adjustment knob to turn the compensation on or off.
MANUAL OPERATION OF THE CURTAINS
n
Set the selection knob to CURTAINS — MANUAL. The current curtain
mode of operation is displayed: Aut — automatic mode; Off — stop
the curtains; OPE — open the curtains; CLO — close the curtains.
n
Use the adjustment knob to select the mode.
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HEATER SETTINGS
CASCADING HEATERS
When cascading heating is used, the temperature used is the average room
temperature (internal switch 8 is turned OFF). To use Stage 3 for heating, set
internal switch # 7 to ON.
Heating
Heater 2 ON
Heater 2
Heater 2 OFF
Heater 1 ON
Heater 1
Heater 1 OFF
HEATER 2
DIFFERENTIAL
HEATER 1
DIFFERENTIAL
HEATER 1
OFFSET
Room
Temperature
Set Point
If the room temperature rises:
- at Set Point - Heater 1 Offset - Heater 1 Diff.: Heater 2 turns off.
- at Set Point - Heater 1 Offset: Heater 1 turns off.
If the room temperature falls:
- at Set Point - Heater 1 Offset - Heater 1 Diff.: Heater 1 turns on.
- at Set Point - Heater 1 Offset - Heater 1 Diff. - Heater 2 Diff.:
Heater 2 turns on.
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1
Adjusting Heater Offset for Cascading Heaters
The heater offset can provide substantial energy savings if correctly adjusted according to the outside temperature. It is the number of degrees
below the set point at which the heating units turn off (see diagram above).
The heater 1 and 2 offsets can be adjusted between -10oF and 20.0oF
(-5.6oC and 11.1oC). If the heater offset is negative, the heating units will turn
off at temperatures above the set point.
n
Set selection knob to HEAT 12 — OFFSET/DIFF. The current heating offset is displayed,
alternating with the letters
"OFT" and "Ht.1".
n
Use the adjustment knob to adjust the offset to the desired
value.
2
Adjusting Heater Differentials
The heating differential is the temperature difference between the moment
the heater units turn on and the moment they turn off (see diagram above).
The differential can be adjusted between 0.5oF and 20.0oF (0.3oC and 11.1oC).
n
Set the selection knob to HEAT 1-2 — OFFSET/DIFF. The current
heating offset is displayed, alternating with the letters "OFT" and "Ht.1".
n
Press the push-button. The heater differential for Heater 1 is displayed, alternating with the letters "DIF" and "Ht.1".
n
Use the adjustment knob to adjust the differential to the desired value.
n
Press the push-button. The heater differential for Heater 2 is displayed, alternating with the letters "DIF" and "Ht.2".
n
Use the adjustment knob to adjust the differential to the desired value.
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ZONED HEATERS
To configure your system for zoned heaters, set dipswitches # 7 and 8 to
ON. Since the two heater outputs function independently, different probes
are assigned to each output: Probes 1 and 2 are assigned to Heater 1 and
Probes 3 and 4 are assigned to Heater 2. Individual probes can be turned on
or off using the dipswitch settings. If both probes are activated for a given
heater, the average temperature from both probes is used.
Both heating zones can have negative and positive heater offsets. A negative offset is used when controlling heat mats, for example.
To avoid ventilation problems when using zoned heating, a special protection is built into the device. Suppose the animals are young and confined to
one part of the building (zone 1) while the rest of the building is heated at a
minimum level (zone 2). If the temperature difference between zones is too
great and zone 1 fans operate according to the average temperature for both
zones, cooling in zone 1 may be insufficient. A built-in protection will oper-
ZONE 2
PROBES 3 & 4
NOT USED
MINIMUM HEAT
ZONE 1
PROBES 1 & 2
YOUNG ANIMALS
ate the fans according to the probes of the zone with the highest temperature whenever the temperature difference between zones is greater than a
user-defined value.
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The figure below explains the operation of zoned heaters.
Heating
Heater turns on
ON
Heater turns off
OFF
HEATER
DIFFERENTIAL
Temperature
HEATER
OFFSET
Set Point
If the room temperature rises:
- at Set Point - Heater 1 Offset (Zone 1) : Heater 1 turns off.
- at Set Point - Heater 2 Offset (Zone 2) : Heater 2 turns off.
If the room temperature falls:
- at Set Point - Heater 1 Offset - Diff. 1 (Zone 1) : Heater 1 turns on.
- at Set Point - Heater 2 Offset - Diff. 2 (Zone 2) : Heater 2 turns on.
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Making Parameter Adjustments for Zoned Heaters
Offset: The heater offset can provide substantial energy savings if correctly
adjusted according to the outside temperature. It is the number of degrees
below the set point at which the heating units turn off (see diagram above).
The heater 1 and 2 offsets can be adjusted between -10oF and 20.0oF
(-5.6oC and 11.1oC). If the heater offset is negative, the heating units will turn
off at temperatures above the set point.
Differential: The heating differential is the temperature difference between
the moment the heater units turn on and the moment they turn off (see
diagram above). The differential can be adjusted between 0.5oF and 20.0oF
(0.3oC and 11.1oC).
n
Set selection knob to HEAT 12 — OFFSET/DIFF. The current heating offset for Heater 1
is displayed, alternating with
the letters "OFT" and "Ht.1".
n
Use the adjustment knob to adjust the offset to the desired
value.
n
Press the push-button. The current heating differential for Heater 1 is
displayed, alternating with the letters "DIF" and "Ht.1".
n
Use the adjustment knob to adjust the differential to the desired value.
n
Press the push-button. The current heating offset for Heater 2 is displayed, alternating with the letters "OFT".
n
Use the adjustment knob to adjust the offset to the desired value.
n
Press the push-button. The current heating differential for Heater 2 is
displayed, alternating with the letters "DIF" and "Ht.2".
n
Use the adjustment knob to adjust the differential to the desired value.
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Adjusting Max. Temperature Difference Between
Zones
When using zoned heating, a built-in protection will operate the fans according to the probes of the zone with the highest temperature whenever the
temperature difference between zones is greater than this parameter. The
default value is 7.5°F (4.2°C) and values range from 5°F to 40.0°F (2.8°C to
22.2°C).
n
Set the selection knob to HEAT 1- 2 — OFFSET/DIFF. The current
heater 1 offset is displayed, alternating with the letters "OFT" and
"Ht.1".
n
Press the push-button four times. The maximum temperature difference between zones is displayed, alternating with the letters "Zon
dif".
n
Use the adjustment knob to adjust the temperature difference to the
desired value.
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ALARM SETTINGS
The controller sets off an alarm in the case of a power failure, a fault in the
supply circuit or a high or low temperature. Temperature alarms are defined according to the set point as shown in the diagram below.
Room
Temperature
High Temperature Alarm
High Alarm Offset
Set Point
Low Alarm Offset
Time
The situation changes for high temperature alarms, however, when the outside
temperature is greater than the set point. In this case, the set point is
replaced by the outside temperature as the reference point. This means an
alarm is set off when the indoor temperature reaches Outside Temperature
+ High Alarm Offset. Internal switch # 6 must be set to ON to use this
feature. A third parameter, called the critical high temperature, is defined to
continue monitoring the indoor temperature for high temperatures. When
the indoor temperature reaches the critical high temperature (defined as
an absolute value), an alarm is set off.
Adjusting the Alarm Settings
The high and low alarm offsets range from 0.5oF to 40oF. The critical
temperature ranges from -40.0°F to 120.0°F (-40.0°C to 48.9°C).
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Set the selection knob to
ALARM — OFFSETS / CRITICAL. The current low alarm
offset flashes on the display,
alternating with the word "LO".
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Use the adjustment knob to set the low alarm offset to the desired
value.
n
Press the push-button. The current high alarm offset flashes on the
display, alternating with the word "HI".
n
Use the adjustment knob to set the high alarm offset to the desired
value.
n
Press the push-button. The current critical high temperature is displayed, alternating with the letters "Cri".
n
Use the adjustment knob to set the critical high temperature to the
desired value.
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TEST MODE
A test mode allows you to simulate temperature changes and verify controller performance. In test mode, the temperature probe inputs are turned off,
allowing the user to change the temperature used by the controller to operate the stages. The controller operates as before using the new temperature settings.
To enter test mode:
n
Turn the selector knob to the ROOM TEMPERATURE position. The
current room temperature is displayed.
n
Press and hold the push-button for 5 seconds. The letters "TST" are
displayed, alternating with the room temperature.
n
Turn the adjustment knob to adjust the room temperature to the desired value. The controller operates the stages according to the new
temperature setting.
n
To change the outside temperature, turn the selector knob to OUTSIDE T° and turn the adjustment knob to adjust the outside temperature to the desired value.
To exit test mode:
n
Turn the selector knob to the ROOM TEMPERATURE position. The
current room temperature is displayed.
n
Press and hold the push-button for 5 seconds.
NOTE: If no user activity is recorded after 5 minutes in test mode, the
controller resumes normal operation.
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TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE
PROBLEM
CAUSE
The display
doesn't work.
The circuit breaker on
the service panel is off
or tripped.
Reset the circuit breaker.
The wiring is incorrect.
Fix the wiring.
The input fuse is
open.
Replace the fuse.
The voltage selector
switch is in the wrong
position.
Set the switch to the correct
position.
The display board
interconnect cable is
unplugged from the
power supply board.
Plug the cable.
The display
shows the
letter "P"
Probe # 1 is improperly connected.
Fix the probe's connection.
The Defective
Probe Pilot
Light is on.
One or more probes
are defective.
Follow the procedure described
in DEFECTIVE PROBES to
identify and replace the defective probe.
The display
shows
sudden
variations in
the room
temperature.
A variation in resistance is induced on a
probe.
Make sure the probes are dry
and move them away from
drafts and sources of radiant
heating.
There is electrical
noise near an extended probe cable.
Do not run probe cables next to
other power cables. When
crossing other power cables,
cross at 90o.
SOLUTION
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PROBLEM
Stage 1 fans
are not
running.
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CAUSE
SOLUTION
The wiring is incorrect.
Correct the wiring. In particular,
make sure two different lines are
connected to each motor: line L1
modulated by the controller
should be combined with another
line (N for 115V or L2 for 230V) to
activate the motor. Also, be sure
the Stage 1 COMMON is supplied
by line L1.
The Stage's fuse is
open.
Replace the fuse.
The display board
interconnect cable is
not plugged into the
power supply board
properly.
Make sure the cable is firmly
plugged in with the tabs in
place.
The minimum speed
is too low.
Adjust the minimum speed to a
higher value.
The fan motor is
defective.
Check if motor is defective by
connecting it to an alternate
power supply. Replace the
motor if it still doesn't operate.
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PROBLEM
Stage 1 fans
run continuously at full
speed.
Stage 1 fans
run erratically.
CAUSE
SOLUTION
The wiring is incorrect.
Fix the wiring.
The ambient temperature is above the set
point.
Adjust the set point to the
desired value.
The selected motor
curve is inappropriate.
Select an appropriate motor
curve.
The differential is too
small.
Adjust the differential to a
higher value.
The time on or time
off is too short.
Adjust the time on or time off to
a higher value.
Stage 1 fans do Time off is set to zero.
not stop
running when
the controller
The wiring is incorrect.
is operating in
minimum
ventilation
cycle.
Set time off to a value other than
zero.
Correct the wiring. In particular,
make sure two different lines
are connected to each motor:
line L1 modulated by the
controller should be combined
with another line (N for 115V or
L2 for 230V) to activate the motor.
Also, be sure the stage 1
COMMON is supplied by line L1.
Humidity compensation Adjust set point or deactivate
is activated and relative compensation as required.
humidity exceeds set
point.
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PROBLEME
One of the
other stages
is not operating.
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CAUSE
SOLUTION
The Stage's fuse is
open.
Replace the fuse.
The display board
interconnect cable is
not plugged into the
power supply board
properly.
Make sure the cable is firmly
plugged in with the tabs in place.
The wiring is incorrect.
Correct the wiring. In particular,
make sure two different lines
are connected to each motor:
line L1 modulated by the
controller should be combined
with another line (N for 115V or L2
for 230V) to activate the motor or
heating unit. Also, make sure the
Stage COMMON is supplied by
line L1.
The fan motor or
heating unit is
defective.
Verify if the motor or heating unit
is defective by connecting it to
an alternate power supply.
Replace the motor or heating
unit If it still is not operating.
The controller is
defective.
Listen to see if there is a clicking
sound when the Stage's pilot
light turns on. If there is no
clicking sound, contact your
distributor to repair the controller.
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TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
Supply: - 115/230 VAC (-18%, +8%), 60 Hz, L1 same phases as Stage 1,
overload and overvoltage protection fuse F9 fast blow.
- 12 VDC for AC back-up supply; can activate stages 2-6 if supplied
with DC back-up voltage.
Stage 1: Variable output, 60 Hz, 10A FAN (3/4 HP/115 VAC) / (1.5 HP/
230VAC), fuse F1-15A slow blow.
Stage 2: ON-OFF output, 115/230 VAC, 60 Hz, 30VDC, 6A FAN,10A RES,
fuse F2-15A slow blow.
Stage 3: ON-OFF output, 115/230 VAC, 60 Hz, 30VDC, 6A FAN,10A RES,
heating or cooling, fuse F3-15A slow blow.
Curtains: OPEN-CLOSE output, 115/230 VAC, 60 Hz, 30VDC, 5A winch
output, fuse F6-5A slow blow.
Mist: ON-OFF output, 115/230 VAC, 60 Hz, 30VDC, 6A FAN,10A RES, fuse
F5-15A slow blow.
Heater 1: ON-OFF output, 115/230 VAC, 60 Hz, 30VDC, 6A FAN,10A RES,
heating, fuse F4-15A slow blow.
Alarm: ON-OFF output, 115/230 VAC, 60 Hz, 30VDC, 3A , fuse F8-3A slow
blow.
Probes: Low voltage ( < 5V), isolated from the supply. Operating range:
-40.0° to 120.0°F (-40.0° to 48.9°C). Accuracy: 1.8oF (1oC) between 41o and
95oF (5o and 35oC).
Enclosure: ABS, moisture and dust-tight.
The room temperature where the controller is located MUST
ALWAYS REMAIN BETWEEN 32o AND 104oF (0o AND 40oC).
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FACTORY SETTINGS
PA R A ME T E R
Te m p e r a t u r e S e t P o i n t
Minimum Speed
FA C T ORY
S E T T IN G
7 5 oF ( 2 3 . 9 oC )
40 %
Stage 2
62
o
o
F
C)
10 % to 100 %
15 seconds
Ti me Off
0 seconds
Bandwidth
2 oF ( 1 . 1 oC )
0 . 5 t o 2 0 oF
( 0 . 3 t o 1 1 . 1 oC )
Humidity
Set Point
65%
40 to 100% relative
humidity
Compensation
Percentage
60%
0 to 100% of stage 1
minimum speed
Differential
2 oF ( 1 . 1 oC )
0 . 5 t o 2 0 oF
( 0 . 3 t o 1 1 . 1 oC )
Offset
0°F (0°C)
0 to 20°F
(0 to 11.1°C)
Differential
2 oF ( 1 . 1 oC )
0 . 5 t o 2 0 oF
( 0 . 3 t o 1 1 . 1 oC )
Dead Band
2 oF ( 1 . 1 oC )
0 . 5 t o 2 0 oF
( 0 . 3 t o 1 1 . 1 oC )
Stage 3
Curtains
-40 to 99.9
(-40 to 37.7
Ti me On
Stage 1
Humidity
Control
R A N GE OF
VA L U E S
Ti me On
20 seconds
Ti me Off
80 seconds
Outside Set
Point
70°F (21°C)
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0 to 900 seconds by
increments of 15
seconds
0 to 900 seconds, by
increments of 1
second
-40 to 99.9
(-40 to 37.7
o
o
F
C)
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P A R A M E T E R
Mist
F A C T O R Y
S E T T I N G
Ti me On
1 minute
Ti me Off
10 minutes
0 to 60 minutes,by
increments of 1
minute
14°F (7.8°C)
0 . 5 t o 4 0 oF
( 0 . 3 t o 2 2 . 2 oC )
2 oF ( 1 . 1 oC )
0 . 5 t o 2 0 oF
( 0 . 3 t o 1 1 . 1 oC )
95%
40 to 100% relative
humidity
2 oF ( 1 . 1 oC )
0 . 5 t o 2 0 oF
( 0 . 3 t o 1 1 . 1 oC )
2 . 0 oF ( 1 . 1 oC )
- 1 0 t o 2 0 oF
( - 5 . 6 t o 1 1 . 1 oC )
2 oF ( 1 . 1 oC )
0 . 5 t o 2 0 oF
( 0 . 3 t o 1 1 . 1 oC )
2 . 0 oF ( 1 . 1 oC )
- 1 0 t o 2 0 oF
( - 5 . 6 t o 1 1 . 1 oC )
7.5°F (4.2°C)
5 to 40°F
(2.8 to 22.2°C)
High Offset
1 2 . 0 oF ( 6 . 7 oC )
0 . 5 t o 4 0 oF
( 0 . 3 t o 2 2 . 2 oC )
Low Offset
1 0 . 0 oF ( 5 . 6 oC )
0 . 5 t o 4 0 oF
( 0 . 3 t o 2 2 . 2 oC )
95°F (35°C)
- 4 0 t o 1 2 0 . 0 oF
( - 4 0 t o 4 8 . 9 oC )
Offset
Differential
Humi di ty Turn
Off Level
Differential
Heater 1
Offset
Differential
Heater 2
Offset
M a x . Te m p e r a t u r e D i f f .
Between Zones
Alarms
R A N G E O F
V A L U E S
Critical High
Te m p e r a t u r e
NOTES:
i) These initial parameter settings will not be retained in the controller's
memory. Each new setting will replace the preceding one.
ii) If the power supply is cut off, the last parameter settings will be
retained in memory until the power is restored.
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FUNCTION SUMMARY
POSITION
ROOM
TEMPERATURE
SET POINT / T°
C URVE
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D ISPLAY
MEAN IN G
steady value
Room temperature
Pr1 - On/OFF
Pr2 - On/OFF
Pr3 - On/OFF
Pr4 - On/OFF
Room temperature and on/off state for probe x
Lo / Hi
Mi ni mum / Maxi mum temperature value.
flashi ng value
User-adjusted set poi nt.
steady value
Set poi nt calculated usi ng the temperature
curve.
On / OFF
Status of temperature curve.
dAY
D ay number of the current temperature curve
poi nt.
se t
Set poi nt of the current temperature curve poi nt.
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P OS ITION
S TA GE 1 - MIN.
S P E E D / C URV E
S TA GE 1 B A ND WID TH/
TIME R
S TA GE 1 HUMID ITY
D IS P LAY
ME AN IN G
flashi ng value
User-adjusted mi ni mum speed.
steady value
Mi ni mum speed calculated usi ng the mi ni mum
speed curve.
On / OFF
S tatus of mi ni mum speed curve
dAY
D ay number of the curve poi nt for mi ni mum
sp e e d
SPd
Mi ni mum speed of the curve poi nt for mi ni mum
sp e e d
C ur.dAY
The current day reference for mi ni mum speed
curve.
flashi ng value
B andwi dth
Ou.C
B andwi dth di splayed i s compensated for
outsi de temperature
On
Ti me On for mi ni mum venti lati on cycle
OFF
Ti me off for mi ni mum venti lati on cycle
tYP
Motor type for vari able speed motors
steady value
C urrent relati ve humi di ty readi ng.
Lo / Hi
Mi ni mum and maxi mum humi di ty levels.
On / OFF
S tatus of humi di ty compensati on.
set rH
The relati ve humi di ty set poi nt.
SPd
Mi ni mum S peed C ompensati on.
On
Ti me on for Heater 1 ti mer.
OFF
Ti me off for Heater 1 ti mer.
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POSITION
STAGE 2 / 3
C URTAINS - D EAD
BAND / TIMER
C URTAINS MANUAL
MIST
TIMER/
OFFSET/
D IFF.
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D ISPLAY
MEAN IN G
St.2 / Str
Stage 2 di fferenti al (start temperature)
St.3 / Oft
Stage 3 offset
St.3 / Str
Stage 3 di fferenti al (start temperature)
D eb
C urtai n D ead Band
ON
Ti me on
OFF
Ti me off
Aut /
Off /
OPE /
C LO
Aut - automati c mode
Off - manual off
OPE - manual open
C LO - manual close
Aut /
Off /
OPE /
C LO
Aut - automati c mode
Off - manual off
OPE - manual open
C LO - manual close
Oft / StP
Mi st offset (stop temperature).
di F / Str
Mi st di fferenti al (start temperature).
On
Ti me on for mi st cycle.
Off
Ti me off for mi st cycle.
StP rH
Humi di ty turn off level.
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POSITION
MIST
TIMER/
OFFSET/
D IFF.
HEAT 1-2 OFFSET/
D IFF.
ALARM OFFSETS
OUTSID E T°
SETTINGS
D ISPLAY
MEAN IN G
Oft / StP
Mi st offset (stop temperature).
di F / Str
Mi st di fferenti al (start temperature).
On
Ti me on for mi st cycle.
Off
Ti me off for mi st cycle.
StP rH
Humi di ty turn off level.
Ht.1 / Oft / StP
Heater 1 offset (stop temperature).
Ht.1 / di F / Str
Heater 1 di fferenti al (start temperature).
Ht.2 / Oft / StP
Heater 2 offset (stop temperature).
Ht.2 / di F / Str
Heater 2 di fferenti al (start temperature).
Zon D i F
Max. Temperature D i fference Between Zones.
Lo
Low alarm offset.
Hi
Hi gh alarm offset.
C ri .
C ri ti cal temperature.
Steady value / Off
Outsi de temperature / probe deacti vated
flashi ng value
Outsi de set poi nt
ON / OFF
On / off state of curtai n compensati on
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GLOSSARY
BANDWIDTH: The temperature interval within which the variable-speed
fans of a given stage increase or decrease in speed proportionally to the
temperature.
CASCADING HEATERS: Heaters operate in a sequence. As the
average room temperature drops, additional heaters are turned on as
needed.
CURTAIN DEAD BAND: The dead band is the temperature difference
between the opening and closing temperatures of the curtains. Within
this interval, the curtains are at rest.
DEFAULT VALUE: A typical parameter setting defined at the factory.
DIFFERENTIAL: The differential is the temperature difference between
the moment the constant-speed fans or heating units of a given stage
start running and the moment they return to a stop.
HYSTERESIS: A hysteresis is used to smooth the transition from one
state to another. For example, when the temperature drops to the cut-off
point for a stage of constant-speed fans, the fans will actually be cut off at
slightly less than the cut-off point. This way, if the temperature fluctuates
around the cut-off point without dropping significantly below it, the controller will not oscillate between two states. For example, if the hysteresis is
0.3°F and the stage 2 fans are programmed to be cut off at 75°F, the cutoff will actually occur at 74.7°F.
MINIMUM VENTILATION CYCLE: When the room temperature is below
the set point, the Stage 1 fans operate intermittently to provide minimum
ventilation to the room.
MINIMUM VENTILATION SPEED CURVE: When Stage 1 operates
variable-speed fans, they will run at minimum speed during the minimum
ventilation cycle. The user can define a minimum ventilation speed curve
to adjust the Stage 1 minimum speed automatically over a given time
period. The minimum speed increases over time as the animals grow.
OFFSET: An offset is a temperature difference from the set point that
normally defines a cut-off point for a stage operation. For example, a
heater offset of 2°F means the heaters will turn off at 2°F below the set
point.
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RAMPING ON STAGE 1: When the temperature rises to the point where
Stage 1 constant-speed fans are needed for cooling, the running time of
the fans is increased gradually from the minimum ventilation settings up
to full operation. Likewise, when the temperature drops below the set
point, the running time is decreased gradually until the minimum ventilation settings are reached.
SET POINT: The set point is the target room temperature. When the
temperature is above the set point, the controller cools the room by
turning on the cooling fans. When the temperature is below the set point,
the controller heats the room by turning on the heaters.
TEMPERATURE CURVE: The controller can be set to automatically
change the temperature set point over a given period of time in accordance with the user's requirements. The set point decreases over time as
the animals grow.
ZONED HEATERS: When zoned heaters are used, heaters in each zone
operate according to their own probes rather than the average temperature
for the entire room. In this way, heaters across zones are independent of
one another.
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