PowCom Software Manual

PowCom Software Manual
INSTRUCTION MANUAL
PowCom 5.00
www.unipowerco.com
Manual No. BCG.00071.0 Rev: AB
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Contents
CONTENTS
Chapter 1 General Introduction. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-1
1.1 General Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-1
1.2 Hardware Requirements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-2
1.3 Feedback & Support . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-2
Chapter 2 Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2-1
2.1 Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-1
2.2 Compatibility with older PowCom versions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-2
2.3 Installation of Modem . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-3
2.4 Null-modem Cable . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-3
2.5 USB Cable . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-4
Chapter 3 Main Window . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-1
3.1 Main Window. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-1
3.1.1 Module Information. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-5
Chapter 4 Main Menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4-1
4.1 Communication menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-1
4.1.1 Call via modem. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-1
4.1.1.1 Phone list. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-1
4.1.1.2 Edit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-2
4.1.1.3 Password. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-2
4.1.1.4 Quick search . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-3
4.1.1.5 Calling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-3
4.1.1.6 Modem initialisation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-3
4.1.2 USB communication (ACC Extended only) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-4
4.1.3 Direct communication. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-4
4.1.4 Network connection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-4
4.1.5 Com port setup. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-5
4.1.6 Properties . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-6
4.2 Supervision menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-6
4.2.1 Set parameters. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-6
4.2.1.1 Adjust Limits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-7
4.2.1.2 Battery settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-10
4.2.1.3 DCDC Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-12
4.2.2 Set Extra Parameters (ACC only) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-13
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4.2.2.1 Low Voltage Disconnection Enable . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
4.2.2.2 Energy Saving Mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
4.2.3 Program version . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
4.2.4 Set date and time . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
4.2.5 Set installation data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
4.2.6 Set system status (PCU 30.00 only) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
4.2.7 Change user password . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
4.2.8 Transfer test data. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
4.2.9 Get all test data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
4.2.10 Get battery log (PCS / GMC / ACC) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
4.2.11 _System logs (ACC only). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
4.2.12 _Alarm history . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
4.2.13 _Alarm information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
4.2.14 _Alarm dial back . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
4.2.15 _Set network address . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
4.2.16 _TCP / IP settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
4.2.17 _Inventory (PCS / PCC / ACC) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
4.3 Utilities menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
4.3.1 Log data. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
4.3.2 Inventory Log. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
4.3.3 View test data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
4.3.4 View parameter file . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
4.3.5 Update configuration (PCS / GMC / PCC / ACC) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
4.3.6 Modify configuration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
4.3.7 Configuration wizard (PCS / GMC / PCC / ACC) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
4.3.8 Button Bar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
4.4 Tools Menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
4.4.1 Download SD card (ACC only) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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CHAPTER 1
1.1 General Introduction
PowCom software is a Windows based program that communicates and
controls UNIPOWER Aspiro and Guardian rectifiers and supervision systems.
The software allows a user to access the system from a remote location
using a graphic user interface to perform the same functions that are
available on the controller (PCU / PCS / GMC / PCC / ACC / ACC Extended).
Some of these functions include:

Viewing battery test data.

Displaying battery discharge curves.

A database function for saving battery test information.

Context sensitive help. Pressing the F1 key opens a help menu that is
sensitive to the current active window.

Site installation information.

Devices operating status.

System data logging and collecting
Some functions described in this chapter may not be available
to all systems due to different hardware configurations.
NOTE
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1.2 Hardware Requirements
The PowCom software requires a computer with Microsoft Windows98SE or
higher with at least one serial port available. A modem/null-modem cable/USB
is used to connect from the serial port on the computer to the external
hardware.
The modem must be Hayes compatible and communicate on one of the
following baud rates: 2400, 4800, 9600 and 38400. The baud rate must be at
least as high as the one in the power system.
PowCom will automatically adjust itself to the baud rate in the power system if
it is lower than the one in PowCom. Therefore, it is possible to call a system
that has a modem with the baud rate of 2400, with a 9600 baud modem.
However, the power system cannot be adjusted to a lower baud rate.
Therefore, it is impossible to call a system which has a modem with a baud
rate of 9600 and which is adjusted to 9600 baud, with a 2400 baud modem.
1.3 Feedback & Support
For technical support or feedback, please visit:
http://www.unipowerco.com/contact
Contact telephone numbers are:
Region
Contact Number
Europe, Middle East, and Africa
+ 44-1903-768200
The Americas and Caribbean
+1-954-346-2442
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CHAPTER 2
2.1 Installation
1. Download PowCom setup file of your choice from: http://
unipowerco.com/powcom/PowCom_5-00-04_RC_setup.zip
after entering the user name and password supplied in the extracted
readme.txt file or by your UNIPOWER sales associate.
2. The downloaded program works in read-only mode until the license key
has been entered.
3. Obtain a license key from your UNIPOWER sales associate. Note that
your company may have a company license with a license number
distributed internally. It is recommended to check this before contacting
UNIPOWER.
4. After running the self-extracting the file run setup.exe.
Administrator rights for Win2000, XP, Vista or Windows7 are
required.
NOTE
5. The program will prompt for an installation directory. Select the directory
for installation. The default directory is
C:\Program Files\Power-One\PowCom
Press “Next” after entering the directory.
NOTE In most cases warnings are caused by DLL files in the
WINDOWS/SYSTEM directory being newer than the version on the
installation disk and should not cause a problem with the system.
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6. If the PowCom version supports more languages, preferred language
can be selected in language selection page, see Figure 2-1.
Figure 2-1
Language Selection
2.2 Compatibility with older PowCom versions
Data files (phone book, tests data) from the previous versions of the PowCom
can be used in this version. Copy these files to the PowCom4 data folder. The
path to this folder is:
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\PowCom (Windows
2000/Windows XP)
or:
C:\Users\<username>\AppData\Power-One\PowCom (Windows Vista/
Windows 7)
or subfolder Data of the PowCom4 application folder:
C:\Program Files\PowCom\Data (Windows 98/Windows Me)
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For modem installation, please consult the system documentation.
2.4 Null-modem Cable
If a null-modem cable is used to communicate directly with a control unit
without using a modem, select Communication / Direct communication. A
baud rate for both, PowCom and the control unit should be the same. If the
baud rate for PowCom and the control unit is different, it is impossible to make
a connection.
Connect the cable to the 9-pin plugs as follows:
Figure 2-2
Null-modem cable
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3
5
2
3
5
2.5 USB Cable
The ACC controller does not have a DB9 connector for direct communication
but it has USB connector. Standard USB AM-BM cable can be used for
connection. Figure 2-3. For some systems it is also possible to use a serial
port (RJ-45) on internal connection board for serial communication.
When ACC is connected to the PC, virtual COM port is created and should be
set as a communicator port in PowCom. For port setting see Com port setup
on page 1-16.
NOTE PowCom has to be installed before the ACC is connected for
the first time. Otherwise Windows does not recognize the ACC correctly.
Figure 2-3
USB Cable
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2
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2.5 USB Cable
The ACC controller does not have a DB9 connector for direct communication
but it has USB connector. Standard USB AM-BM cable can be used for
connection. Figure 2-3. For some systems it is also possible to use a serial
port (RJ-45) on internal connection board for serial communication.
When ACC is connected to the PC, virtual COM port is created and should be
set as a communicator port in PowCom. For port setting see Com port setup
on page 1-16.
PowCom has to be installed before the ACC is connected for
the first time. Otherwise Windows does not recognize the ACC correctly.
NOTE
Figure 2-3
USB Cable
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Chapter 3 Main Window
CHAPTER 3
3.1 Main Window
When connected to the system, PowCom main window displays various
information about the system. The information may differ depending on the
particular system, but the key parameters like system voltage and battery
current are usually displayed here. Spacious part of the main window is
occupied by a diagram that shows basic information.
Figure 3-1
Main Window
H
D
E
G
I
A
C
B
F
J
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The information displayed when clicking on the icons vary
depending on the type of the controller and also on the power system setup.
NOTE
A. Rectifier Icon
The rectifier icon displays the rectifier current. When clicking on it, module
information is displayed on the left bottom side of the main window. (See A in
Figure 3-1 on page 3-1.)
For more information see Module Information on page 3-5.
With ACC controller, if energy save mode is on, color of the icon
changes to green.
NOTE
B. Breaker Icon
The value next to the Breaker icon displays the system voltage and load
current.
For a system controlled by a PCS it has individual current measurements:
When clicking on this icon, system specific information is displayed. On PCS
system that has distributions with individual current measurement it shows
control that displays current values and allows settings of the individual high
current alarms. If the limit checkbox is not checked the limit is inactive. Setting
the limit to 0 is the same as deactivating it. (See B in Figure 3-1 on page 3-1.)
C. Battery Icon
The value next to this icon displays the battery current. (If the current is
negative the battery is discharged.) When clicked on this icon, battery
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symmetry information is shown if the system is set up to measure it. If the
temperature probe is installed to the system, battery temperature information
is also displayed here. (See C in Figure 3-1 on page 3-1.)
NOTE With ACC controller, if the battery capacity is set, a capacity
indicator is displayed below the battery icon. Since not all information from
the ACC is available for the PowCom software, remaining capacity shown
in Pow Com can differ from the information shown on the ACC display.
Symmetry voltage - Symmetry voltage lists measured values of the symmetry
voltages. If the battery/batteries contain 18 cells, one of the measurements for
each battery will be 0.00 V.
Red icon signifies alarm appertaining to that particular icon.
D. Inverter Icon
This icon displays the current of the inverter. When clicking on it, module
information is displayed on the left bottom side of the main window. (See D in
Figure 3-1 on page 3-1.)
E. Converter Icon
This icon displays the current of the converter. When clicking on it, module
information is displayed on the left bottom side of the main window. (See E in
Figure 3-1 on page 3-1.)
F. Alarm relay
A
The alarm relay icon is displayed in blue and indicates the alarm condition for a
specific relay. Red icon signals alarm. (See F in Figure 3-1 on page 3-1.)
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G. Alarm Information
Details of signaled alarm are shown on the right side of the main window. (See
G in Figure 3-1 on page 3-1.) If the main window is small and the Alarm
Information is not displayed the Alarm icon gets active. Click on it and the
Alarm Information opens in a separate window.
H. External Measurements
This button is available only if any external measurements are set in the
system. If it is clicked on, a window with detailed information about external
measurements (that are system specific, i.e. they are not standard
measurements), appears. These measurements and their descriptions are
programmed in the configuration of the system. (See H in Figure 3-1 on
page 3-1.)
I. Operation mode
A text field indicates the charging status of the system (NORMAL, BOOST,
TEST, SPARE, etc.) Figure 3-1 on page 3-1.
J. Graphic chart
The Graphic chart in the right bottom corner displays value history for the
selected interval (time on the x-axis; voltage, current or temperature on the
y-axis). It can be changed by a right mouse click on the chart. Values displayed
at the icons can be displayed in the graph, when clicked on them. Right button
click changes the source for a blue line, left button click changes the source for
a green line. (See J in Figure 3-1 on page 3-1.)
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3.1.1 Module Information
Figure 3-2
Main window with displayed modules
Click on the rectifier / converter / inverter icon and information regarding the
installed modules appear on the left bottom side.
Blue icon indicates module working properly. Red icon indicates module in
alarm. Grey icon indicates module is not installed. Orange icon indicates
module in energy save mode (ACC).
If any module icon is clicked, detailed module data are displayed at the bottom
of the window, Figure 3-3 on page 3-6.
Module data
The displayed information depends on the connected system.
The scrollbar at the bottom of the window is used to select the module number
for which the data is displayed. If another module is selected with the scrollbar
the information regarding the selected module appear on the screen after
approximately one second.
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With PCS and ACC controllers installed, when it is clicked on a small rectifier
icon set in the left bottom corner, a dialog box with additional information
(serial number, revision, etc.) opens. See Figure 3-3.
Figure 3-3
Module data
If the system configuration allows it, modules can be turned on/off directly from
the screen of the ACC controller. (See Adjust limits -> Module ON/OFF.)
Configuration allows manual or automatic function of turning the
module on/off. If manual or automatic function is allowed, the module power
state can be controlled from the controller. If automatic function is allowed
and turned on, it overrides the manual setting. During the manual /
automatic turn off is the Mean current value invalid and the current share
among the modules does not run in a standard way. For the value correction
it is necessary to remove the module from the slot.
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CHAPTER 4
4.1 Communication menu
Figure 4-1
Communication menu
4.1.1 Call via modem
4.1.1.1 Phone list
To create a telephone list press “New / Phone list” and select a file. Type a file
name and Open. Several telephone lists can be created, each of them can be
protected with a password.
To enter a contact to the list press “Edit”. Fill in the name, telephone number,
baud rate and callback if needed.
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If no baud rate is entered, use 9600. If the modem you want to communicate
with is adjusted to a lower speed, the program will automatically adjust the
speed when contact is achieved.
If a new contact needs to be added click on the blank line at the bottom of the
telephone list. Select “Edit” and enter required information.
The telephone list is sorted in alphabetical order automatically when a number
is added to the list.
Figure 4-2
Example of a phone list
4.1.1.2 Edit
To edit the telephone list, highlight a line and select “Edit”. Make necessary
changes and press OK.
To delete a line in the telephone list, select a line and press “Delete”.
To change the telephone list, press “New / Phone list” and select the file. To
create a new list, type a new file name, and the file will be created.
To change the password for the active telephone list, press “New password”.
Enter old password. Then, fill in a new password twice to ensure correct
spelling. (The password can contain all numbers and letters regardless of the
letter case used.)
4.1.1.3 Password
Once the connection is made, a system password needs to be entered. For
remotely controlled systems the default password is 1234.
Some systems also require a password to accept parameter updates.
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4.1.1.4 Quick search
If the telephone list is too long a Quick Search field may be used. Start typing a
required name and the first item in the list matching the typed name will be
highlighted. If “Enter” is pressed, PowCom starts automatically dialing the
number.
Already existing list made by earlier versions of PowCom can be sorted out by
selecting an item from the list. Press “Edit”. Without changing anything press
OK in the window that pops up. The list is now sorted. PowCom sorts out the
list automatically when changes have been made.
4.1.1.5 Calling
This window is displayed when the connection is made via modem. Messages
from the modem are shown in the text box.
To dial-up, select the number from the list and press “Call”.
If the list does not contain the number you want to call, press “Call other
number” and enter the telephone number, baud rate and callback, if needed,
and press OK.
If the modem cannot establish the connection, an error message, such as: NO
CARRIER, BUSY, NO DIAL TONE, NO CONNECTION or CANNOT
CONNECT TO THE MODEM will be generated. In such case PowCom does
not hang up. It is necessary to press “Cancel call” to hang up.
4.1.1.6 Modem initialisation
To change the initialisation string for the modem, press “Modem setup” and
enter the string.
NOTE Switch data compression off, select direct asynchronous
communication, set the terminal speed to follow the line speed, select no
hand shake. For some modems these parameters are set by default. For
high speed modems data compression (v42/MNP) have to be usually
switched off.
Examples of suitable initialisation strings for some modems:
Description
US Robotics Sportster 14400
Lasat Unique 14400
UCOM Fastlink 14400
HIDEM 14400 fax
HANDY 144 CC
XLINK 28800
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AT&Q0&K0
AT&Q0
AT%C0\N1
AT&F&C1|&Q0&K0
AT%C0\N1 (Rockwell chipset)
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4.1.2 USB communication (ACC Extended only)
ACC Extended Controller is designed to USB HID class specifications and
expected to work as a USB-compatible device.
4.1.3 Direct communication
The direct communication is used to access the system, which is directly
connected to the controller, using a null-modem cable / USB cable. It is
important to set com-port and baud-rate correctly before selecting “Direct
Communication”.
When the connection is made the installation information of the system is
shown in a dialog window and the system password has to be entered.
4.1.4 Network connection
Network Connection enables to establish a connection to the system with the
PNI (Power Network Interface). The PNI contains a server that allows
connection with PowCom.
It is also possible to connect through a TCP/IP server that works as a link to a
network of rectifier systems connected to that server. To use this a server
program must be running on this computer or on another computer reachable
within the TCP/IP network.
TCP/IP must be installed on the computer.
Server: Port
Enter the address and port number of the PowCom server here in the format
IP address:port. If a name-server is available symbolic names can be used for
the address, otherwise the standard TCP/IP notation is used.
Example: 199.200.110.101:4999
4999 in the example is the port number. PowCom only accepts a port number
higher than 1000 to avoid conflict with standards used in TCP/IP. The port
number must be the same as the one used by the server.
The standard port number for the PNI is 9000.
Get list
When the address and the port number are entered into Server: Port, select
“Get List”. A list of systems connected to the server displays.
Connect
Highlight one of the systems in the list and select “CONNECT” to set up the
connection to that system. When connection is made the installation
information about the system is shown and the system password has to be
entered.
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Cancel
Press cancel to leave this window without making a connection.
4.1.5 Com port setup
Figure 4-3
Com port setup
The port set-up menu allows the PowCom software to set the PC
communication port and the modem baud rate. Only available COM ports can
be set by default. If the automatic detection of available COM ports fails, all
ports can be enabled by checking Enable all ports. Select used com-port and
the communication baud-rate. If an incorrect baud-rate is selected, direct
communication will not work. The baud-rate should always be the same as the
controller settings.
PCU 30.00 9600/4800/2400 baud (Default 9600)
PCU 6.00 2400 baud
PBSU 2400 baud
PCU 3.00 2400/9600 baud (Default 2400)
PCU 10.00 2400/9600 baud (Default 2400)
PCS / GMC 2400/9600 baud (Default 9600)
PCC 2400/9600 baud (Default 9600)
ACC 2400/9600/38400 baud (Default 9600; from 1.11 firmware version 38400)
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4.1.6 Properties
4.1.6.0.1 Message timeout
Message time-out sets the time PowCom waits for a reply before sending a
new request. The default value is 1.0, nevertheless, when communicating over
long distances, via mobile phones, radio modems or other equipment that
cause a delay in the data flow, it may be necessary to increase the set time. In
most cases 2.0 is sufficient enough.
With time-out increased it takes longer for PowCom to discover a broken
connection. The system does not allow values under 1.0.
4.1.6.0.2 Dial up timeout
This function sets a period of time during which the software waits for a
modem to connect to another modem. The default setting is 60 seconds. This
period of time is usually sufficient, but occasionally it needs to be increased if
the remote modem has been set up to wait for many rings before answering.
4.2 Supervision menu
4.2.1 Set parameters
The Set Parameters menu is located under the Supervision menu and allows
system parameters to be changed. The functions in the window are the same
as those in the system controller.
The number of functions displayed in the set parameters vary depending on
the particular system connected. Not all functions listed below are available in
all systems.
Some systems have more than one output voltage. In this case a window for
the selected rectifier is opened and limits should be set for the module or
module group.
Values for some battery parameters (e.g. battery tests) should be set regarding
to the battery datasheet.
Select rectifier
Some systems have several galvanic isolated output voltages and the
possibility for individual alarm threshold adjustment. Because of this feature
the rectifier must be selected before the alarm adjustment can be made.
However, when one module in a module group is adjusted the others will
automatically be adjusted correspondingly.
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4.2.1.1 Adjust Limits
4.2.1.1.1 Set U1 - U4:
U1 - U4 - voltage reference for the different output modes.
Select output mode for the system. U1 is the normal charge voltage.
U2 is the boost charge voltage.
U3 is battery test voltage. (U3 test value should be less than End voltage battery
test value.)
U4 is a spare mode that may be used for a user-defined purpose.
4.2.1.1.2 Auto test:
Sets how many times a year automatic test shall be performed. Exact time and
date are calculated from the installation date. See Set installation data on
page 4-15.
4.2.1.1.3 Alarm Limits:
Low voltage alarm
Adjusts the lower limit for voltage before the system gives alarm.
Low voltage alarm value has to be less or equal to formula: High voltage alarm
value -1 V.
High voltage alarm
Adjusts the upper limit for voltage before the system gives alarm.
If the set value is less than the “Low voltage alarm” value, the Low voltage alarm
value will be automatically corrected according to formula: High voltage alarm
value -1 V.
Over voltage shutdown
If the voltage reaches over this limit, the rectifier that delivers the highest current
will be switched off.
Over voltage shutdown value has to be greater or equal to formula: High voltage
alarm value +1 V. If the condition is not met, the value will be automatically
adjusted.
Load/battery disconnection
If the voltage falls below this limit during mains failure, the battery will be
disconnected.
If the Load connection is less or equal to Load/battery disconnection, then load
connection is automatically adjusted to Load/battery disconnection +5 V.
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Partial load disconnection
Disconnection of lower prioritised load in order to extend backup time for
important load. Disconnection is time controlled or voltage controlled.
Partial load disconnection must be greater than Load/battery disconnection. If
it is not, the warning message is displayed. Partial load disconnection value
has to be less than Load connection value.
Partial load disconnection 2
Disconnection of lower prioritised load in order to extend backup time for
important load. Disconnection is time controlled or voltage controlled.
Partial load disconnection 3
Disconnection of lower prioritised load in order to extend backup time for
important load. Disconnection is time controlled or voltage controlled.
Load/battery connection
If the battery is disconnected, it will be connected again if the voltage is above
this limit and the mains returned.
It is recommended to set this value 5 V above the “Load / battery
disconnection” limit.
NOTE
Some systems do not include this function.
High load
Entered in percent of the maximum power from the system. If the load current
gets higher than this limit, the system will give alarm to signal that there may
not be enough capacity to charge the battery.
High Temperature limit
Sets the upper limit for temperature before the system gives alarm.
Low Temperature limit
Sets the bottom limit for temperature before the system gives alarm.
Low temperature limit can not be greater than High temperature limit value
-10°C. If the condition is not met, the value will be automatically adjusted.
AC Low Voltage
Sets the bottom limit for the AC voltage before the system gives alarm.
AC High Voltage
Sets the upper limit for the AC voltage before the system gives alarm.
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4.2.1.1.4 Battery Test Limits:
Symmetry limit
If the voltage in one block differs from this limit (from the average block
voltage) the system gives alarm.
End voltage battery test
Lower limit for system voltage during test. If the voltage falls below this limit,
the test is stopped and an alarm will be reported.(End voltage battery test
value should be greater than U3 test voltage value.)
Battery test time
Sets the maximum amount of time a test may last. If this limit is reached the
test will stop.
Ah. limit for test
Sets the energy that may be discharged from the battery during test. If this limit
is reached the test will stop.
Time for test
Sets the time of day (0-23) when automatic test should start. If the user enters
0, the test starts at 12 AM (midnight) or if the user enters 4, the test starts at
04:00 AM.
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4.2.1.2 Battery settings
4.2.1.2.1 Battery type:
Sets the type of symmetry measurements for connected battery. Indicates how
many blocks each branch is divided into.
4.2.1.2.2 Number of battery branches:
Sets the number of branches on the battery that are equipped with symmetry
measuring. If 0 is selected, controller deactivates symmetry measurement and
no “Symmetry fault” alarm message will be indicated.
4.2.1.2.3 Boost limits:
Boost time (hour)
Sets the duration of boost charging.
Boost interval (weeks)
Sets the number of weeks between each boost.
Boost factor
Boost factor sets the multiplication coefficient for the boost duration. See T1
Limit and T2 Limit.
T1 limit
When the voltage drops below this limit, the system starts counting the time.
When the voltage increases above this limit again, the counting stops. The
counted time is used in a function with the boost factor when the voltage
reaches over T2 LIMIT.
T2 limit
When the system increases above this limit the boost will start. The duration is
calculated from the time T1 LIMIT multiplied with the boost factor.
4.2.1.2.4 Battery Current limit:
Gives the possibility to select a maximum current from the batteries. (For
example: battery current in amperes (PCS/PCU5/10) or rectifier current in
percentage of maximum capacity (PCU30).) The software always counts on at
least 10% of total battery capacity. This parameter is of the highest priority
amongst the parameters listed in Battery settings Tab, Figure 4-5 on page 4-12.
(Temperature compensation is of the second highest priority.)
Battery current limit range is 0 - 1000 A.
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4.2.1.2.5 Temperature compensation:
Activates the temperature compensation. The charging voltage will be
adjusted continuously according to the compensation factor. Compensation
factor depends on the actual type of the battery.
Temperature compensation factor
When the temperature compensation is active the charging voltage is changed
according to this factor. The adjusted charging voltage refers to 20 degrees C.
If the temperature rises in 10 degrees, the voltage will be reduced according to
the adjusted compensation factor. If the temperature drops down the voltage
will be adjusted correspondingly. The adjustment is done continuously. It
means that if the temperature is changed in 1 degree, the voltage will be
changed in 1/10 of the compensation factor.
4.2.1.2.6 Short interval batt. test (Batt. discontinuance test) (ACC only)
The ACC controller is able to perform automatic battery discontinuance (or
cessation) test in order to establish if there is a permanent break or interruption
in the battery string. This test can be enabled or disabled. If the test fails, Battery
failure alarm is displayed.
Frequency sets how often this test will be performed. Value (in days) can be
set from 1 to 7.
Length sets duration of the test. Value (in minutes) can be set between 1 and
10 minutes.
Deviation sets allowed battery current deviation for the test. I.e. If the lowest
current reading is less than this value of the highest reading, alarm will be
given. Value (in %) can be set between 0 and 70.
4.2.1.2.7 System Current Limit:
Gives the possibility to select a maximum current from the rectifiers. This
option is available only with ACC firmware supporting this function.
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Figure 4-5
Battery Settings Window
4.2.1.3 DCDC Settings
DCDC settings set the limits of secondary voltage for dual systems. This
option is accessible only if the modules (converters) are really available in the
system.
U reference
U reference is a voltage reference for a secondary voltage.
Over voltage shutdown
If the voltage rises above this limit, the DCDC converter that delivers the
highest current will be switched off.
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Figure 4-6
DCDC Settings Window
System specific limits
This button opens a window with system specific limits. In the window limits
that are specific for this system can be set. These limits and their description
are programmed in the configuration of the controller. If no limits are defined,
the button remains grey.
4.2.2 Set Extra Parameters (ACC only)
Set Extra Parameters window allows to disconnect the relays manually and
change the parameters for Energy Saving Mode. Parameters can be changed
on-line and are not saved to the configuration file.
4.2.2.1 Low Voltage Disconnection Enable
Some areas have unstable power network.To avoid system damaging, it is
possible to disconnect selected LVD or PLD relay manually.
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4.2.2.2 Energy Saving Mode
When the button “Rectifier auto on/off” is checked, Energy saving mode starts
running. In this mode ACC controller is able to turn off the redundant rectifiers
automatically depending on the load. At least 2 rectifiers remain always active
and rotate in set time periods on every address position. Time period for
rotation can be set in “Rectifier rotation time” section of the window. The
smallest unit of rotation is 0.1hrs (6mins).
This window is available only for ACC controller with firmware
version 1.14 or higher.
NOTE
NOTE If the threshold values for adding / removing another modules
are not set in the configuration file, Energy Saving Mode function will not
be activated.
It is recommended to set the Low [%] threshold limit to minimum 25%
and High [%] threshold limit to maximum 90%.
Figure 4-7
Set Extra Parameters
4.2.3 Program version
This window provides information about controller type, hardware version,
serial and configuration numbers.
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4.2.4 Set date and time
This function allows to set the date and time in the controller.
The “System time” button enables the user to set the date and time of the
controller according to the PC system time the controller is connected to.
4.2.5 Set installation data
Figure 4-8
Installation data
This menu allows system information to be changed. The information is
displayed when connected to the system. The information has no influence on
the function of the system, but is necessary to identify the system. The
installation date should be set when the system is installed because it is used
to calculate the battery test dates.
For ACC controller, if the battery capacity information is needed, battery value
has to be set.
4.2.6 Set system status (PCU 30.00 only)
Control module active
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Checks if the control module is allowed to regulate the output voltage of
the rectifier modules.

Should be active during normal operation.

Automatically set to “not active” at e.g. change of EPROM. The
procedure is to adjust all parameters for voltage, alarms, levels etc. and
then activate the control module.
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Automatic boost charging
Sets the automatic boost charging (boost) active. It is activated only if the
batteries are boost charged.
Temperature compensating
Activates the temperature compensation. The charging voltage will be
adjusted continuously according to the compensation factor.
Compensation factor
According to this factor the charging voltage is changed when the temperature
compensation is active. The adjusted charging voltage refers to 20 degrees C.
If the temperature rises in 10 degrees, the voltage will be reduced according to
the adjusted compensation factor. If the temperature goes down the voltage
will be adjusted correspondingly. The adjustment is done continuously, which
means that if the temperature is changed in 1 degree, the voltage will be
changed in 1/10 of the compensation factor.
Modules
Set the modules that are installed in the system. 1-31 are rectifier modules and
33 is the alarm unit (PAU). Tick off the installed rectifier modules. PAU (33)
shall always be activated.
Automatic test (only PCU with lower software versions than 3.20)
States if an automatic test shall be run once a year. PCU 30 with V3.20 or
higher have several options for automatic test.
4.2.7 Change user password
Select this menu to change the default password. To change the password for
the active telnet list, select “New password”. The system will prompt for the old
password, enter it and then enter the new password twice for verification.
4.2.8 Transfer test data
This menu shows last 10 tests stored in the controller. The tests are numbered
in time order starting with 0 (being the most recent) and 9 (being the oldest).
Displayed test data include information about measured values, end voltage,
and maximum deviation of symmetry voltage.
Test data can be saved to file or viewed in the “View Test Data” window or in a
spreadsheet format. Select “Preview” and an example of the test curve
appears.
GMC, PCS and ACC: If there are any batteries with active symmetry
measurement during the test the symmetry voltages may be downloaded by
clicking the Symmetries button. If the button is grey no data are available.
Symmetries may be stored as normal battery test files. The file for each battery
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string is saved separately. The filename should not be longer than 7
characters. Block numbers 1 to 4 are added to the filename automatically
according to the battery string.
4.2.9 Get all test data
Get all tests data enables to save all stored tests data to PC. Enter the name of
a file. Numbers 0, 1, 2... are added automatically to the file names according to
the appertaining tests. The tests data can be viewed in the “VIEW TEST DATA”
window or a spreadsheet.
This function collects all tests data at once while with “TRANSFER TEST
DATA” it is possible to collect only the data from one test at the time. If the
filename entered is identical with the one already existing, the older file is
automatically overwritten.
4.2.10Get battery log (PCS / GMC / ACC)
“Get battery log” enables to download the battery log data that have been
stored in the controller the first day of the month. Download takes a while, and
is indicated by a progress bar. Click “Save” to save the log as a delimited text
file (in which the Tab character usually separates each field of text). This way it
can be imported into Excel or other spreadsheet programs.
Figure 4-9
4.2.11_System logs (ACC only)
Alarm history lists up to the last 1000 events. To see the data use the
Download button.
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Figure 4-10
Inventory
Contains modules and units history (installation and removing). Up to 200 last
events can be recorded. To see the Inventory, use the Download button.
Figure 4-11
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Peak load
Contains the highest load current value for up to last 30 days together with the
time it has occurred. To see the Peak load log, use the Download button.
Figure 4-12
Site data
The controller has a register of 200 entries where an integer for fuse size and a
16 byte description for load fuses can be stored. It can be modified through this
dialog.
Figure 4-13
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Maintenance and service
The controller has a register of 50 entries with date and a 16 byte description
for storing maintenance entries. If the register is full, the new entry overwrites
the oldest one.
Figure 4-14
Statistical data
Contains statistic data about rectifier and load current and battery temperature.
Figure 4-15
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4.2.12_Alarm history
Figure 4-16
Alarm history
This window shows a list of the last (up to) 40 alarms. Selecting the time on the
list displays a list of alarms active at that time, and also shows changes in the
alarm status.
4.2.13_Alarm information
The list shows alarms active at the moment.
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4.2.14_Alarm dial back
Figure 4-17
Dial back control
If needed, the controller can be set up to dial back to a certain number in case
of an alarm. Tick off the alarms that should trigger a dial back. Enter the phone
number and enable dial back. Dial back requires a modem connected to the
controller. Three modes of dial back are available.
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Server on change is used together with the PowCom phone server and
the telephone number must be the number of that server. Note that this
mode dials repeatedly until contact is made with the server, so do not
use this in any other context.

Pager on change will dial once each time the alarm status change,
including when the alarm is deactivated.

Pager on new alarm dials once when a new alarm occurs. To send a
number to a pager set the phone number to [email protected],
where NNNNNNNN is the number of the pager and XXXXX is the
number displayed on the pager.
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4.2.15_Set network address
4.2.15_Set network address
New versions of the controller software allow several control units to be
New
versions
of the
controller
softwareby
allow
several control
to be
connected
to one
serial
port controlled
a PowCom
networkunits
server,
or a
connected
to
one
serial
port
controlled
by
a
PowCom
network
server,
or amust
PNI (UNIPOWER network interface). To make this work, each controller
PNI
(UNIPOWER
network
interface).
To
make
this
work,
each
controller
be given a unique address. The address must be between 2 and 255. must
be given a unique address. The address must be between 2 and 255.
When a PNI is used set the network address to 2.
When a PNI is used set the network address to 2.
4.2.16_TCP / IP settings
4.2.16_TCP / IP settings
In systems with PNI (Power Network Interface) built in, the IP-address of the
In
systems
withmust
PNI be
(Power
Network
Interface)
built
the IP-address
network
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set from
PowCom
before
thein,
network
interface of the
network
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must
be
set
from
PowCom
before
the
network
interface
communication is established.
communication is established.
Enter the IP address, net mask and default gateway.
Enter the IP address, net mask and default gateway.
Use a telnet client to log on to the card and do further configuration of the
Use
a telnet
client See
to logthe
onPNI
to the
card and do further configuration of the
network
interface.
documentation.
network interface. See the PNI documentation.
4.2.17_Inventory (PCS / PCC / ACC)
4.2.17_Inventory (PCS / PCC / ACC)
Figure 4-18
Figure 4-18
The inventory menu displays a list of all modules and units in the system. Click
The
a list“View
of allUnit/Module
modules andInfo”.
unitsFurther
in the system.
Click
on a inventory
module ormenu
a unitdisplays
and select
information
on
a
module
or
a
unit
and
select
“View
Unit/Module
Info”.
Further
information
about the selected item is displayed.
about the selected item is displayed.
The Reconfigure button is used when modules or units are permanently
The
Reconfigure
is to
used
modulesthat
or units
are permanently
removed
from thebutton
system
tell when
the controller
all items
that are not
removed
from
the
system
to
tell
the
controller
that
all
items
that are not
communicating have actually been removed from the system.
communicating have actually been removed from the system.
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Some systems allow a master reset to be performed when connected with a
direct connection. Some systems also allow the controller to be restarted
without resetting anything. These buttons are available only in direct
communication if the PowCom software supports them. For security reasons
resets are not possible from network or modem connections.
4.3 Utilities menu
4.3.1 Log data
Figure 4-19
The Log Data function can be used to log current, voltage, temperature etc.
PowCom must be connected to the system during the log period.
To log the data select File name, define the target directory and then press
Start.
The files generated by the logger, cannot be displayed in the “VIEW TEST
DATA” window, but can be imported to a spreadsheet.
4.3.2 Inventory Log
Inventory log provides information how the system is set. It enables to file and
save all the system data and up-to-day measured values from the controller.
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4.3.3 View test data
Figure 4-20
This window displays test data graphically. Up to four charts can be displayed
at the same time. Select the file you want to see from the file list. Use the Ctrl.
key and left mouse button to display several charts at the same time.
The combo boxes marked with X-axis and Y-axis can be used to change the
axis values. The voltage as a function of Ah-discharged can be used to
compare data for different tests to see if the battery voltage falls faster during
discharging than when the battery was new.
To delete files use “drag-drop”. Click on a file and drag it to the trash can icon.
Test data files can be saved by using the built in database function. Drag and
drop the file in the database icon (file cabinet) to save.
To open a file in the database, double-click on the database icon, a list of
available files will appear. Select the file from the list.
To cancel the marking of all files in a list: Select only one file, press the Ctrl
button and click the left button on the mouse over the selected file.
The list boxes which covers the graphic area can be moved by clicking the
right button of the mouse and drag the window, or hidden by deselecting
Legend.
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Print...
The Print button allows the file to be sent to a printer. The following options are
available:
Full page - Printing the charts in the window in a full-page version. The data
for each chart is printed at the top of the sheet.
Half page - Printing the charts in the window on a half page. The data for each
chart is printed at the top of the sheet.
U, A, Ah - Only available when one chart is selected. Prints voltage, current
and ampere-hours as a function of time in three different curves on one sheet.
Measurements - Prints the values of the test as text.
Printer set-up - Standard printer set-up picture for selecting printer and paper
orientation (landscape or portrait).
Copying to Clipboard - Copies the chart to the clipboard enabling the user to
paste it into a document in another program, e.g. Word. To paste the chart into
a Word document, select PASTE SPECIAL in Word and select PICTURE from
the list. The chart will be pasted in the Word document and can be scaled in
Word. To paste the information texts about the different charts select PASTE
SPECIAL once more and select UNFORMATTED TEXT.
4.3.4 View parameter file
Files saved by the save command in the SET PARAMETERS window may be
viewed and edited offline by selecting this command Figure 4-21 on
page 4-27.
This allows a parameter file to be altered and restored to the system at a later
time. The command opens a Set Parameter window for the original system
type. The file is saved with the suffix.prm.
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Figure 4-21
4.3.5 Update configuration (PCS / GMC / PCC / ACC)
If the configuration of the controller needs to be updated a file from
UNIPOWER can be used to do that.
1. Open the PowCom software and choose “Update configuration” from
the Utilities Menu.
2. Another window will open. Choose “Select update file”
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3. Locate the directory that has the update file. Select the file and click
“Ok”.
4. Choose “Transfer data to controller” button. The transfer process will
take a few seconds.
5. Once the transfer is complete, choose “Store config in flash”.
6. When the system is done, select close from the Configuration updater
menu.
7. To check that the configuration is updated, check the configuration
number via the PCS miscellaneous-version menu.
8. If you get a warning that the configuration was not made specifically for
this system, it means that you are trying to load a general configuration.
You can do that if you are sure that the configuration suites the system
you try to load it into. If you are not sure of this then press cancel to
abort the operation.It is important not to load unsuitable configurations
since the configuration may change the operation of the system.
4.3.6 Modify configuration
Through this dialog default parameters can be modified and alarms relays
assigning can be changed. This menu item is accessible only if user has
appropriate licence.
4.3.7 Configuration wizard (PCS / GMC / PCC / ACC)
Through this wizard it is possible to create or modify the whole system
configuration. It is accessible only if a user has an appropriate licence.
4.3.8 Button Bar
For starting the direct communication:
For opening network connection window:
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For starting the phone list for communication via modem:
For opening the window for selection of baud-rate and serial port:
For opening USB HID communication:
To open the Set parameters window. (Only when communication is
established.):
To open the View test data window.
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4.4 Tools Menu
4.4.1 Download SD card (ACC only)
The data logging function is used for collecting system data which can be later
used for analysis or statistical calculations.
Figure 4-23
The ACC controller logs the data at regular 10-minute-time intervals
with the date and time stamp. The data is saved in separate files for
each day in comma separated values file format (e.g.: 20100513.csv).
SD card downloading can be applied only to the controllers with
SD card fitted.
NOTE
The ACC controller supports max. 2GB microSD card, sufficient
for more than 20 years of data logging.
NOTE
This document is believed to be correct at time of publication and UNIPOWER LLC accepts no responsibility for
consequences from printing errors or inaccuracies. Specifications are subject to change without notice.
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