HGM-RD 3015-5157 Instruction Manual

HGM-RD 3015-5157 Instruction Manual
HGM-RD
Remote Display Module for
Refrigerant Gas Monitoring System
Instruction 3015-5157
Installation / Operation / Maintenance
UL 61010-1
CAN/CSA 22.2 No.61010.1
Rev.0 February, 2009
Product Leadership • Training • Service • Reliability
Halogen Gas Monitor – MultiZone Remote Display
WARRANTY
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Buyer's remedy under this warranty are limited to the repair or replacement, at Bacharach's option, of this Product or
parts thereof returned to Seller at the factory of manufacture and shown to Bacharach Inc.'s reasonable satisfaction to
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HGM-RD (Refrigerant Gas Monitoring System)
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Table of Contents
1 Introduction.................................................................................................................................1
How to Use This Manual.............................................................................................................................. 1
Warning Statements .................................................................................................................................... 1
Caution Statements ..................................................................................................................................... 1
Hazard Symbols on the Monitor............................................................................................................... 1
Safety Precautions....................................................................................................................................... 2
AC Power Supply ..................................................................................................................................... 2
Protective Grounding................................................................................................................................ 2
Explosive Atmosphere.............................................................................................................................. 2
Proper Exhaust Venting ........................................................................................................................... 2
Accessing the Interior of the Remote Display .......................................................................................... 2
Misuse and Modifications to the Remote Display .................................................................................... 2
In Case of Malfunction.............................................................................................................................. 2
Installation Category................................................................................................................................. 2
Altitude Limit............................................................................................................................................. 2
Cleaning ................................................................................................................................................... 2
Functional Overview .................................................................................................................................... 3
General Description.................................................................................................................................. 3
Communication Options ........................................................................................................................... 3
Understanding Monitoring Levels............................................................................................................. 3
Suggested Location of Sampling Points .................................................................................................. 3
Response to the Presence of Multiple Refrigerants................................................................................. 4
2 Installation..................................................................................................................................5
Installation Considerations........................................................................................................................... 5
Warnings and Cautions ............................................................................................................................ 5
Inspection ................................................................................................................................................. 5
Location of the Remote Display ............................................................................................................... 5
Mounting Instructions................................................................................................................................... 6
Interior Schematic ........................................................................................................................................ 7
Electrical Wiring ........................................................................................................................................... 8
Communication Connections....................................................................................................................... 9
HGM-MZ Network .................................................................................................................................... 9
Integration with Building Management System ........................................................................................ 9
Changing Terminator Switch Settings ......................................................................................................... 9
Connecting External Alarms ...................................................................................................................... 10
Overview ................................................................................................................................................ 10
Connection ............................................................................................................................................. 10
3 Operation...................................................................................................................................11
HGM-Remote Display Overview ............................................................................................................ 11
System Programming ................................................................................................................................ 12
Setup Parameters .................................................................................................................................. 12
Password Protection .............................................................................................................................. 12
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Setup Programming ................................................................................................................................... 13
Setting the Clock .................................................................................................................................... 13
Navigating to the 1st RDM Setup Screen ............................................................................................... 13
Number of HGM Units ............................................................................................................................ 14
HGM Baud Rate ..................................................................................................................................... 14
Audible Alarm ......................................................................................................................................... 14
Enabling Building Management System Connection ............................................................................. 14
Building Management System Baud Rate ............................................................................................. 14
Password................................................................................................................................................ 14
Navigating to the 2nd RDM Setup Screen............................................................................................... 15
Setting Relay Parameters ...................................................................................................................... 15
HGM Node Address ............................................................................................................................... 15
Navigating to the 1st and then 2nd HGM Setup Screen .......................................................................... 16
Location.................................................................................................................................................. 16
Number of Zones Installed ..................................................................................................................... 16
Alarm Ack Mode ..................................................................................................................................... 17
Audible Alarm ......................................................................................................................................... 17
Zone Hold Time...................................................................................................................................... 17
Detection Limit........................................................................................................................................ 17
Loop2 Factor .......................................................................................................................................... 17
Re-Zero Mode ........................................................................................................................................ 17
Navigating to the 3rd HGM Setup Screen............................................................................................... 18
Service Timeout ..................................................................................................................................... 18
Zone Setup Programming.......................................................................................................................... 19
Navigating to the 1st Zone Setup Screen ............................................................................................... 19
Location.................................................................................................................................................. 19
Refrigerant.............................................................................................................................................. 19
Distance ................................................................................................................................................. 19
Average Temperature ............................................................................................................................ 20
Current PPM........................................................................................................................................... 20
Log Interval............................................................................................................................................. 20
Navigating to the 2nd Zone Setup Screen............................................................................................... 21
Leak Level .............................................................................................................................................. 21
Spill Level ............................................................................................................................................... 21
Evacuation Level .................................................................................................................................... 21
Re-Setting the Peak PPM Value ............................................................................................................ 21
Navigating to the Trend Screen ............................................................................................................. 22
4 General Operation ...................................................................................................................23
Functional Overview............................................................................................................................... 23
The Zone Screen.................................................................................................................................... 23
Alarm Conditions .................................................................................................................................... 24
Fault Conditions ..................................................................................................................................... 24
The System Screen................................................................................................................................ 25
Alarm Conditions .................................................................................................................................... 25
Alarm Log ............................................................................................................................................... 26
Fault Conditions ..................................................................................................................................... 27
Alarms ........................................................................................................................................................ 28
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Functional Overview............................................................................................................................... 28
Responding to Alarms ............................................................................................................................ 28
Alarm Detail Screen ............................................................................................................................... 29
Acknowledging Alarms ........................................................................................................................... 30
The Trend Screen ...................................................................................................................................... 31
Overview - Log Interval .......................................................................................................................... 31
Navigating to the Trend Screen ............................................................................................................. 31
System Faults ............................................................................................................................................ 32
Functional Overview............................................................................................................................... 32
Navigating to the Fault Screen............................................................................................................... 32
CRITICAL FAULTS ................................................................................................................................ 32
NON CRITICAL FAULTS ....................................................................................................................... 33
Reset to Factory Default Settings .......................................................................................................... 33
Clearing System Faults .......................................................................................................................... 34
Viewing Fault Log................................................................................................................................... 34
The Calibration Screen .............................................................................................................................. 35
Overview ................................................................................................................................................ 35
Navigating to the Calibration Screen...................................................................................................... 35
Adjusting Calibration Factor ................................................................................................................... 35
Calibration Procedure on Main Monitor.................................................................................................. 36
Overview ................................................................................................................................................ 36
Navigating to the Diagnostic Screen ...................................................................................................... 36
Diagnostic Screen Overview .................................................................................................................. 37
Service Mode ............................................................................................................................................. 38
Appendix ......................................................................................................................................39
Logic Diagram............................................................................................................................................ 39
Recommended Alarm Settings .................................................................................................................. 40
HGM-MZ MODBUS RTU Operation .......................................................................................................... 41
Overview ................................................................................................................................................ 41
Protocol Details ...................................................................................................................................... 41
HGM-MZ Polling..................................................................................................................................... 41
Network Topologies................................................................................................................................ 41
Key Comm Protocol Parameters............................................................................................................ 42
Summary of Registers ............................................................................................................................... 43
Status Register .................................................................................................................................. 45
Zone Data Register ................................................................................................................................ 46
Notes on Alarms and Alarm Acknowledge............................................................................................. 47
Cal Data Register ............................................................................................................................... 48
Date Time Register ............................................................................................................................ 48
Sensor Data Register ......................................................................................................................... 49
Release Zone Hold Register .............................................................................................................. 50
Hold Zone Register ............................................................................................................................ 50
HGM-MZ Hold Mode ............................................................................................................................. 50
Fault Log Register
............................................................................................................................ 51
Alarm Log Register ............................................................................................................................ 51
Service Mode Register ....................................................................................................................... 52
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Release Service Mode Register ........................................................................................................ 52
HGM-MZ Service Mode Register ........................................................................................................... 52
Releasing the unit from Service Mode: .................................................................................................. 52
PPM Register
.................................................................................................................................... 53
Zone Log Registers ............................................................................................................................ 53
MODBUS EXCEPTION RESPONSES .................................................................................................. 53
Specifications ..............................................................................................................................54
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1 Introduction
How to Use This Manual
Thank you for investing in a Bacharach HGM-RD Refrigerant Gas Remote Display Module.
To assure operator safety and the proper use of the HGM-RD please read, understand, and follow the
contents of this manual, which provides important information on the installation, operation, and maintenance
of the monitor.
If you have a working knowledge of refrigerant monitors, you will find this manual useful as a reference tool. If
you are new to the use of refrigerant monitors, you can educate yourself about the principles of refrigerant gas
detection and the proper operation of this device by reading this manual thoroughly.
This manual provides important information on how to install, operate, and service the HGM-RD Display
Module.
Warning Statements
The use of the word WARNING in this manual denotes a potential hazard associated with the use of this
equipment. It calls attention to a procedure, practice, condition, or the like, which if not correctly performed or
adhered to, could result in personal injury or death.
Caution Statements
The use of the word CAUTION in this manual denotes a potential hazard associated with the use of this
equipment. It calls attention to a procedure, practice, condition, or the like, which if not correctly performed or
adhered to, could result in damage to the equipment.
Hazard Symbols on the Monitor
This symbol indicates the need to consult this operating
instruction manual when opening the enclosure.
WARNING: A potential risk exists if the operating instructions
are not followed.
This symbol indicates the presence of electric shock hazards
when the enclosure is opened.
WARNING: To avoid risk of injury from electric shock, do not
open the enclosure without first disconnecting AC power.
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Safety Precautions
AC Power Supply
The HGM-RD uses a universal power supply that is capable of accepting inputs of 100 to 240 VAC, 50/60 Hz.
Ensure the source voltage matches the voltage of the product before energizing the equipment. It is highly
suggested that the HGM-RD be placed on its own circuit with UPS or surge protection.
Protective Grounding
Under no circumstances should the HGM-RD be operated without connection to a protective ground. Doing
so poses a potential shock hazard and is also a violation of electrical safety standards applicable to this type
of equipment.
Explosive Atmosphere
Do not operate this equipment in the presence of flammable liquids, vapors or aerosols. Operation of any
electrical instrument in such an environment constitutes a safety hazard.
Proper Exhaust Venting
It is imperative that the exhaust port on this instrument be properly vented as described in this manual.
Failure to do so may constitute a safety hazard.
Accessing the Interior of the Remote Display
Extreme care should be exercised when accessing the interior of the remote display. Only qualified electrical
maintenance personnel should perform connections and adjustments. Always remove AC power before
working inside the remote display’s enclosure.
Misuse and Modifications to the Remote Display
The protection provided by the remote display may be impaired if the remote display is used in a manner not
specified by Bacharach, Inc. Modifications to this remote display, not expressly approved, will void the
warranty.
In Case of Malfunction
Do not continue to use this equipment if there are any symptoms of malfunction or failure. In the case of such
occurrence, de-energize the power supply and contact a qualified repair technician or the nearest Bacharach
Service Center. Use ONLY the provided knockouts for electrical and communication wiring. Drilling into the
box will void the warranty.
Installation Category
Installation Category II, Pollution Degree II, as defined by UL.
Altitude Limit
6,562 ft (2,000 m)
Cleaning
To clean the outside of the case use a DRY CLOTH. DO NOT use soap and water.
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Functional Overview
General Description
Refrigerant monitors are specified to support compliance to federal, state and local safety codes governing
refrigerant emissions. Avoiding significant refrigerant loss reduces equipment replacement costs, maintains
equipment efficiency, promotes safety, and protects the environment.
An audible alarm and front panel indicators are provided to signal alarm and fault conditions, and relay
contacts are provided that can be used to trigger external alarm devices in the event of a system fault, or if a
leak (small), spill (medium), or evacuation (large) level of gas is detected.
The HGM-RD requires only minor periodic maintenance. The monitor incorporates active diagnostics that
continuously check the system for proper operation. A front panel indicator is provided to alert an operator of
system malfunctions, and fault codes are generated that enable the user to identify the cause of the fault.
Communication Options
The HGM-RD features full two-way communications via an RS-485 interface. MODBUS RTU is the
communication protocol standard. The instrument (P/N 3015-5043) can be connected to a Building
Management System or it may be operated as a stand-alone system with Bacharach’s HGM-MZ
(P/N 3015-5074).
Please refer to the Appendix for a more complete discussion of communication protocols.
Understanding Monitoring Levels
Effective use of this instrument requires an understanding of what constitutes reasonable alarm set points for
the types of gasses being monitored. Refrigerant manufacturers define allowable exposure levels and
threshold limit values in units of parts per million (ppm). Bacharach has developed recommended monitoring
levels based on compliance to ANSI/BSR ASHRAE 15-1994 and ASHRAE Safety Code 34-1992. These
reference levels are listed in the Appendix.
Setting the unit at these recommended alarm levels will satisfy the needs of most users. However, the PPM
levels generated by system leaks into the environment are greatly influenced by the volume of air in the
sampling area, air circulation, size of the leak, distance to the monitoring point, and a host of other variables.
In some cases the set points may need to be adjusted either up or down to achieve effective monitoring.
Suggested Location of Sampling Points
At the point of a refrigerant leak the gas is nearly pure. As the refrigerant is dispersed into the air, the gas
molecules diffuse causing a dilution of the original concentration. The HGM-MZ measures the refrigerant
concentration at the precise point the sample is collected. Therefore, if the termination of the collection line is
not at the exact point of the refrigerant leak, then the unit will read a diluted mixture of the refrigerant gas
and air.
It should also be noted that refrigerant gas is heavier than air and tends to collect below the point of a leak.
Therefore samples taken near the floor will have a greater concentration of gas than those collected above
the source of a leak will. Consequently, sampling points should ideally be located as close as possible to the
source of potential leaks. Line-end filters should be mounted 12" to18" above the floor. If this is impractical,
then the alarm set points should be adjusted for that zone to compensate for the dilution of the refrigerant gas.
DO NOT block any of the zones.
The HGM-MZ should be centrally located in the mechanical room and be readily accessible for easy visual
monitoring and servicing. Air sample tubing may be run in lengths up to 500 feet. The fresh air purge line
should draw from an area that does not contain any refrigerant gas and cannot exceed 300 feet in length. The
exhaust line should run to an out side location if possible. The length of the exhaust line cannot exceed
300 feet.
Ideally, two to three pick up points spaced around each chiller will provide sufficient coverage. It may be
necessary to perform a “smoke” test of the mechanical room to determine the best locations. The smoke test
would provide the pattern of air currents present in the mechanical room.
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HGM-MZ / HGM-RD Refrigerant Gas leak Monitor Mechanical Room Placement
Aux.
Horn/Strobe
Fresh air purge
from area away
from refrigerant
gas
Exhaust
Outside Hallway
Sample Inlet
Pickup Point
HGM-RD
Remote Display
Module outside of
mechanical room
Machine Room
HGM-MZ
Halogen
Gas
Monitor
Chiller
Sample Inlet Pickup Points
The HGM-RD should be mounted outside of the mechanical room or at least just inside of a door to the room.
This is the “split architecture design” for safety of the operator. The HGM-RD can be located up to 4500 feet
from the HGM-MZ. The HGM-RD is the man machine interface by which you program the HGM-MZ,
acknowledge alarms and observe conditions inside of the mechanical room. Note that there are two additional
alarm relay contacts in the HGM-RD that can be programmed to alarm with “leak, spill, evacuate, fault or
monitor on”.
Response to the Presence of Multiple Refrigerants
Technically speaking, the HGM-MZ is a refrigerant level monitor, not a gas analyzer. You must program the
instrument to test for a specific refrigerant in each zone, and it will only return accurate concentration readings
for that particular refrigerant. If a leak occurs of another refrigerant gas type, the instrument may return
deceptive readings.
Most applications only require detection of a single refrigerant and the problems that are associated with
monitoring multiple gasses are rarely an issue. If there is a possibility of multiple refrigerants leaking in the
same sampling zone, you should consider carefully which refrigerant compound you program the instrument
to monitor.
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Installation
Installation Considerations
Warnings and Cautions
WARNING: Electrical installation should be performed by a certified electrician, and
should comply with all applicable NEC/CEC and local electrical safety codes.
WARNING: The AC power ground wire must first be connected to the monitor’s
ground stud. Under no circumstances should this monitor be operated without a
protective ground. Doing so poses a potential shock hazard, and is also a violation of
electrical safety standards applicable to this type of equipment.
WARNING: Explosion hazard! Do not mount the HGM-RD in an area that may contain
flammable liquids, vapors or aerosols. Operation of any electrical equipment in such
an environment constitutes a safety hazard.
WARNING: Shock hazard! Always disconnect AC power before working inside
the monitor.
CAUTION: Drilling holes in the HGM-RD enclosure may damage the unit and will void
the warranty. Please use provided knockouts for electrical connections.
CAUTION: The HGM-RD contains sensitive electronic components that can be easily
damaged. Be careful not to touch or disturb any of these components.
Inspection
The HGM-RD has been thoroughly inspected and tested prior to shipment from the factory. Nevertheless, it
is recommended that the instrument be re-checked prior to installation. Inspect the outside of the enclosure
to make sure there are no obvious signs of shipping damage. Loosen the four screws on the sides of the
enclosure and remove the front panel. Visually inspect the interior of the display for loose components that
may have become dislodged during shipment. If damage is discovered, please contact the nearest
Bacharach Service Center for assistance.
Location of the Remote Display
The HGM-RD should be centrally located in the facility (preferably outside of the mechanical room) and
should be easily accessible for visual monitoring and servicing. This is the “split architecture design” for
safety of the operator.
Dirt, grease, and oils can adversely affect the operation of the HGM-RD. The monitor should be installed out
of direct sunlight in a clean, dry area that is not subject to temperature or humidity extremes. Installation of
the monitor in a mechanical room is acceptable provided reasonable environmental conditions exist. If there
is a question, consider installing the unit outside of the mechanical room in a cleaner area of the facility.
The HGM-RD can be located up to 4500 feet from the furthest HGM-MZ. The HGM-RD is a man machine
interface by which you can program the HGM-MZ, acknowledge alarms, and observe conditions inside the
mechanical room. Note that there are two additional alarm relay contacts in the HGM-RD that can be
programmed to alarm with “leak, spill, evacuate, fault or monitor on”.
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Mounting Instructions
The HGM-RD should be installed plumb and level and securely fastened to a rigid mounting surface.
The enclosure utilizes keyhole mounting brackets designed for ¼ inch fasteners. Locate the four screws as
shown in the diagram below or by using the provided mounting template. Allow the screw heads to protrude
approximately 1/4".
HGM-RD Mounting Specs
Hold the monitor flat against the mounting surface and allow it to slide down engaging the screw heads in the
keyhole slots of the mounting brackets. Adjust the screws as necessary to hold the monitor securely against
the mounting surface.
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Interior Schematic
Microcontroller
Board
CPU Reset
Switch
Main Board
TO HOST
RS-485 to
Building
Management
System
Ground
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AC IN
Connector
T5
Relay
Connectors
(1 & 2)
7
TO MONITORS
RS-485 to
HGM-MZ
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Electrical Wiring
The HGM-RD uses a universal power supply that is capable of accepting inputs of 100 to 240 VAC, 50/60 Hz.
The monitor’s power consumption is 20 Watts. It is highly recommended that the monitor be connected
directly to the AC power source, preferably on its own circuit. The AC power connection should be completed
with UL approved 3-conductor wire (14−18 AWG), rated 300 VAC at 105°C.
Locate a convenient service knockout and install electrical conduit in the typical manner.
Locate the AC Input Terminals and Ground Stud on the inside of the monitor (Page 7). Secure the incoming
AC power neutral (white/blue) and live (black/brown) wires to the LINE 1 and LINE 2 terminals.
Using the supplied crimp-on ring terminals, washers, and nuts, connect the incoming AC power ground wire
(green) to the monitor’s AC Input Ground Stud, and then install a separate wire between the ground stud and
the GND terminal.
WARNING: Electrical installation should be performed by a certified electrician, and
should comply with all applicable NEC/CEC and local electrical safety codes.
WARNING: Copper conductors for connection to supply mains must be made in
accordance with NEC/CEC and local codes.
WARNING: The AC power ground wire must first be connected to the monitor’s
ground stud. Under no circumstances should this monitor be operated without a
protective ground. Doing so poses a potential shock hazard, and is also a violation of
electrical safety standards applicable to this type of equipment.
CAUTION: Drilling holes in the HGM-RD enclosure may damage the unit and will
void the warranty. Please use knockouts provided for electrical connections.
A switch or circuit breaker rated 1.0 A, 250 VAC must be attached to the monitor’s AC power leads. This
switch must also be located in close proximity to the monitor, and be in easy reach of the operator. This
switch should also be clearly marked as the monitor’s main AC disconnect device.
HGM-RD AC Input Power and Ground Connections
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Communication Connections
HGM-MZ Network
The HGM-RD is connected to the HGM-MZ using a shielded twisted pair instrument cable. The maximum
distance between the furthest away HGM-MZ and HGM-RD is 4500 feet.
Use any of the remaining service knockouts to gain access to the interior of the monitor. The RS-485
communication wiring between the HGM-MZ and HGM-RD must be connected in the following manner:
1.
2.
3.
4.
Locate the RS-485 connector in the HGM-MZ (See HGM-MZ manual 3015-5074).
Connect one lead of a twisted shielded pair to the “B” connection point; note the wire color.
Connect the second wire to the “A” connection point (the middle); note the wire color.
Connect the ground to the “GND” connection point
Locate the RS-485 connector marked “TO MONITORS” in the HGM-RD. This connector is located on the
bottom of the HGM-RD PC board, second from the right. Run the wire to the HGM-RD and connect the
twisted shielded pair to the RS-485 TO MONITORS connector using the same color code as used on the
HGM-MZ.
RS-485 to HOST Connector
Integration with Building Management
System
A second RS-485 connector allows a Building Management
System to “talk” to the HGM-MZ network through the HGM-RD.
The connection is established using a shielded twisted pair
cable.
Use any of the remaining service knockouts to gain access to
the interior of the HGM-RD. Locate the RS-485 connector
marked “TO HOST” and remove it from the circuit board.
Secure the wire leads to the connector in the orientiation as
displayed on the board. Check to make sure the polarity
matches the wiring to the Building Management System.
When connections are secured, carefully plug the connector
back onto the circuit board.
Changing Terminator Switch Settings
The terminator switch for the RS-485 “TO MONITORS” connector is shipped from the factory in the
terminated or “IN” position. This is the correct setting if the HGM-RD is connected to only one HGM-MZ, or if
it is the last device on a network chain. If the HGM-RD is being installed in the middle of a network, the
terminator must be moved to the “OUT” position.
The terminator switch for the RS-485 “TO HOST” connector is shipped from the factory in the terminated or
“IN” position. This is the correct setting if the HGM-RD is the last device on the network chain. If other
devices are daisy chained through the HGM-RD, the terminator must be moved to the “OUT” position.
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Locate each terminator switch and determine its position. If it must be moved, carefully slide the switch to the
proper position.
Terminator for RS-485
TO MONITOR Connector
IN
OUT
IN
OUT
Terminator for RS-485
TO HOST Connector
Connecting External Alarms
Overview
Two SPDT relays are available for the connection of external alarm devices. These alarms are useful for
alerting the user to global conditions anywhere on the network. Each relay can be programmed to respond to
alarm, fault, or ready conditions.
Connection
Use the AC conduit or any of the remaining service knockouts to gain access to the interior of the HGM-RD.
Locate the relay connector (Page 7) and remove it from the circuit board. Secure the wire leads to the
connector orienting them as shown in the diagram below. After connections are secured, carefully plug the
connector back onto the circuit board.
HGM-RD Relay Connector
NOTE:
ƒ
ƒ
ƒ
Each relay can be connected as normally open (NO), or normally closed (NC).
Power for the external alarms can be tapped off the AC IN connector.
The relay contacts are rated 5A at 250VAC and 5A at 30VDC.
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3 Overview
HGM-Remote Display Overview
The HGM-RD displays comprehensive information about the HGM-MZ network status and enables
complete programming control of all system operations.
When first powered up, a splash screen appears indicating the firmware revision number. After a brief
moment the System Screen is displayed.
Display
Screen
A back-lit LCD
screen
ƒ Use the ESC key to go back
(cancel) or to silence an alarm.
LED Indicators:
ƒ Use the Arrow keys for multidirectional movement in making
selections & moving the cursor.
ALARM
ƒ Use the ENTER key to initiate
& accept a selection.
FAULT
ON
RED:
Alarm condition
detected in the network
YELLOW:
System fault detected in
the network
GREEN:
Monitor is powered on
The System Screen
LOCATION
ZONE 01 LOC
After the System screen is displayed, press the ENTER key. The
Monitor 1 location block on the screen will highlight and begin to
flash.
With Monitor 1 selected,
1. Press ENTER to access other screens that contain information
and setup criteria for Monitor 1.
2. Use the Arrow keys to make data entry selections on each
screen.
3. Press the ENTER key to accept the entries or use ESC to
cancel and return to the previous screen.
4. When programming is completed, use the ESC key to return to
the System screen.
To access Monitors 2, 3 or 4, use the down Arrow key. Access information for these monitors in the same
manner as described above for Monitor 1.
In like fashion, use the Arrow keys to navigate through the screens and the ENTER key to make selections for
ALARMS, FAULTS, ZONES, the date/time or RDM SETUP.
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Some of the screens you will access will require data entry, such as the date/time setup. These screens will
appear with a character selected, as displayed below. Use the up/down Arrow keys to scroll through the
characters provided for that character’s place. Use the left/right Arrow keys to move the cursor on the text
line. When all character selections for the screen are completed, press ENTER to accept the entries.
System Programming
Setup Parameters
Before working with the HGM-MZ network, several global parameters must be defined. Most of these are
entered in the RDM Setup Screens or via the PC software. Parameters must also be defined for each
HGM-MZ monitor connected to the network. These settings serve to identify each monitor and define how
they operate. These are entered in the HGM Setup Screens. Finally, parameters must be defined for each
individual monitoring zone. These are entered in the Zone Setup Screens.
Password Protection
The HGM-RD can be password protected to prevent the unauthorized editing of setup parameters. When
password protection is enabled, an operator may still navigate between screens to observe settings or
monitor network status. The password can be alpha-numeric.
The unit is shipped with password protection OFF. Entering a password in the RDM Setup Screen #1
enables password protection. After protection is enabled, the user will be prompted to enter the password
when an attempt is made to edit a setup parameter.
After entering the password, a 30 minute time period will be allowed for entries, after which the user will again
be prompted to re-enter the password.
IMPORTANT: Please make note of your password and save it.
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Setup Programming
Setting the Clock
On the System Screen, access the Clock setup screen.
Clock Setup Screen
Use the cursor keypad to modify the field value and accept your entries. When editing is complete, do one of
the following:
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Select the SET HGM CLOCKS option to synchronize all HGM-MZ monitors to the current date/time
setting.
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Select the ESC option to cancel all edits and revert to the previous setting.
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Press ENTER to accept the current date/time setting.
Navigating to the 1st RDM Setup Screen
On the System Screen, select RDM SETUP to access the RDM Setup Screen #1.
RDM Setup Screen #1
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Number of HGM Units
This is the number of HGM-MZ monitors connected to the HGM-RD.
NOTE: When first powered up, the HGM-RD will automatically detect all HGM-MZs on the network
with unique node addresses. Refer to HGM Node Address on Page 15.
HGM Baud Rate
This is the baud rate of all HGM-MZ monitors connected to the network. The default valve is 19200.
NOTE: All HGM-MZs on the network must have the same baud rate.
Audible Alarm
This parameter selects the function of the HGM-RD’s internal audible alarm. Select Unused, Monitor on,
Evacuate, Spill, Leak, Fault, or Alarm.
Enabling Building Management System Connection
This enables or disables the connection to a Building Management System. When selected, use the
UP/DOWN cursor keys to toggle the setting.
Building Management System Baud Rate
This is the baud rate of the Building Management System.
Password
This field is used to define a system password. The default setting is 000, which provides no password
protection.
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Navigating to the 2nd RDM Setup Screen
On RDM Setup Screen #1, select MORE to access RDM Setup Screen #2. Select BACK to return to RDM
Setup Screen #1.
RDM Setup Screen #1
RDM Setup Screen #2
Setting Relay Parameters
This setting determines the function of relays 1 and 2 mounted inside the RDM unit. Select Unused, Monitor
On, Evacuate, Spill, Leak, Fault, or Alarm.
HGM Node Address
This value is the node address from 1 to 15 assigned to each HGM-MZ which is on the network. These
values must match the settings on each HGM-MZ.
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Navigating to the 1st and then 2nd HGM Setup Screen
From the System Screen, select the HGM-MZ you wish to set up to access that unit’s HGM Setup Screen
#1.
System Screen
HGM Setup Screen #1
On HGM Setup Screen #1, select the SETUP option to go to HGM Setup Screen #2. To return to the
System Screen, press ESC.
HGM Setup Screen #2
Location
This is the name you assign to the HGM-MZ to identify its location. It may have up to 12 alphanumeric
characters.
Number of Zones Installed
IMPORTANT: Do not change the number of zones to deactivate excess zones. Instead, go to the individual
zone that you wish to disable and set its distance to zero (refer to Navigating to the 1st Zone Setup Screen on
Page 19).
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Alarm Ack Mode
This function programs the relays in the HGM unit for latching or non-latching operation. Use the UP/DOWN
cursor keys to toggle between settings.
AUTO
– Non-latching (Alarm relay will automatically de-energize when the gas level drops
below its alarm point.)
MANUAL – Latching (Alarm relay remains energized, and will not release until the alarm condition
has been manually acknowledged. Refer to Acknowledging Alarms on Page 30.)
Audible Alarm
This parameter selects the function of the HGM-MZs internal audible alarm device. Select Unused, Monitor
On, Evacuate, Spill, Leak, Fault, or Alarm.
Zone Hold Time
Sets the length of time a zone will be monitored when the zone hold feature is actuated. The default is 15
minutes. This parameter can be set to any value between 1 and 999 minutes.
Detection Limit
This is essentially a squelch setting that instructs the instrument to interpret PPM readings below the
designated level as 0 for an HGM300. You can set this value from 1 to 99 PPM. For an HGM-MZ, the
detection limit can only be set from the front panel interface of the monitor.
Loop2 Factor
This sets the PPM scale factor for current loop number 2. To calculate the current output, multiply the scale
factor by the PPM and add 4. For example, at the default scale factor of 0.016, a measurement of 100ppm
would generate a current output of 5.6 mAdc. The current output cannot exceed the 20 mAdc capacity of the
interface.
Re-Zero Mode
This parameter defines the frequency at which the instrument re-zeros the optical sensor. Use the UP/DOWN
cursor keys to toggle between settings.
AUTO
– Sets the instrument to re-zero every 10 minutes.
ZONE CHANGE – Sets the instrument to re-zero at each zone change. This is the most accurate
setting, but increases the time interval between measurement cycles.
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Navigating to the 3rd HGM Setup Screen
From HGM Setup Screen #2, select the MORE option to go to HGM Setup Screen #3. Select the BACK
option to return to HGM Setup Screen #2. To return to the System Screen, press ESC.
HGM Setup Screen #2
HGM Setup Screen #3
Service Timeout
Sets the length of time the Service Mode is in effect. Service mode shuts off alarms and stops the monitor for
up to 240 minutes (4 hrs) to allow for servicing the unit. Refer to Service Mode on Page 38.
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Zone Setup Programming
Navigating to the 1st Zone Setup Screen
From the System Screen, access the Montior screen for the selected zone. On the Monitor Screen, select
ZONES.
System Screen
Monitor Screen
The Zone Setup screen will be displayed. To return to the System Screen, press ESC.
Zone Setup Screen #1
Location
This is the name you assign to the monitoring zone. It may have up to 12 alphanumeric characters.
Refrigerant
This is the type of refrigerant gas being monitored.
Distance
This is the tubing length in feet from the HGM-MZ to the termination of the air intake line. This value may
range from 0 to 1,200 feet. The default value is 100 feet. Setting this value to “0” causes the zone to be
bypassed during normal operation, and the word “DISABLED” to appear in place of the zone’s PPM reading
in the Zone Screen.
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Average Temperature
This temperature reading may be changed to the exact temperature at the sample point for greater accuracy.
The adjustment range is from –50 to +70 degrees C.
Current PPM
This box displays the last PPM measurement recorded in this zone. You can not modify this value.
Log Interval
Sets the length of time between entries in the trend log. The default is one entry every 1440 minutes (24 hrs).
A value of 000 indicates that each measurement for a given zone is logged into the trend log.
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Navigating to the 2nd Zone Setup Screen
On Zone Setup Screen #1, select MORE to access Zone Setup Screen #2. Select BACK to return to Zone
Setup Screen #1. To return to the System Screen, press ESC.
Zone Setup Screen #1
Zone Setup Screen #2
Leak Level
This is the concentration level in PPM that will activate a leak alarm condition.
NOTE: This value must be less than the spill level.
Spill Level
This is the concentration level in PPM that will activate a spill alarm condition.
NOTE: This value must be less than the evacuatation level and greater than the leak level.
Evacuation Level
This is the concentration level in PPM that will activate an evacuate alarm condition.
NOTE: This value must be greater than the spill level.
Re-Setting the Peak PPM Value
Pressing this key resets the current peak PPM level stored in memory and displays it at the top of the screen.
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Navigating to the Trend Screen
On Zone Setup Screen #2, select the Trend option on the bottom left side to access the Trend screen.
Zone Setup Screen #2
Trend Screen
The trend graph opens with the cursor located over the most recent data point. Use the LEFT/RIGHT cursor
keys to move the cursor to different data points. Holding a key down will cause the cursor to move rapidly
across the screen. As you move the cursor position, the date and time of that reading, along with the PPM
value, are displayed at the top of the screen above the graph. The trend graph is automatically scaled to
accommodate the largest PPM value displayed. The ZOOM OUT and ZOOM IN options allow you to adjust
the vertical scale of the graph.
The trend data is stored on a first-in, first-out basis. After 100 trend values have been stored the 101st value
will replace the first value stored. Therefore, in normal operation, when entering trend mode the cursor will be
located at the most recent data point. The data points to the left of the initial cursor location will be the next
most recent. The data point to the right will be the oldest data point in the buffer and will be over written by
the next data point.
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General Operation
Functional Overview
Normally each HGM-MZ will sequentially perform measurements on its active zones without user input. The
total time it takes an HGM-MZ to complete a measurement cycle is directly proportional to the number of
active zones and the physical length of the air lines. Monitors linked together on a network operate
independently of each other and consequently complete their respective measurement cycles at different
rates.
The HGM-RD operates by polling the network approximately once every 12 seconds to determine the current
status of the HGM-MZ monitors. If more than one HGM-MZ is connected to the network, it will sequentially
poll each monitor for its status. This means that the more complicated the network, the longer it will take the
HGM-RD to update the status information for all zones.
To display all the zones being monitored, go to the System Screen (Page 25) and press the ZONES key.
The Zone Screen
The top level Zone Screen provides a summary view of zone activity across the network. Each screen
displays information from a single HGM-MZ monitor as indicated at the top of the display. Each screen can
display information for up to 8 zones, and depending on the configuration of the system, there can be up to
two screens for each HGM-MZ. Use the UP/DOWN cursor keys or the NEXT key to scroll the screen display.
Each box displays the zone location and the last PPM measurement. A blinking box indicates that a
measurement is currently being taken in that location. An inverse flashing box indicates an alarm condition in
that zone.
Zone Screen
To further investigate the status of any zone, select the zone and press the ENTER key. That monitor's Zone
Setup Screen #1 will be displayed.
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Alarm Conditions
When an alarm condition is detected anywhere on the network the red alarm will glow. Additionally, an external
alarm device may activate and an audible alarm may sound if those features have been enabled (Page 17).
An inverse flashing box indicates an alarm condition in the affected zone. If manual acknowledgement is
required by the system setup, the alarm must be acknowledged by pressing the left arrow key while this
screen is displayed. If the right arrow key is pressed, setup information for the alarm screen will be displayed
Zone Alarm Screen
If the current Zone Screen appears normal, scroll through the displays using the NEXT/BACK keys or the
UP/DOWN cursor keys until you locate the affected zone. To further investigate the status of an affected
zone, select the zone and press the ENTER key. That Zone’s Setup Screen #1 will be displayed. You may
also select ALARMS to access the Alarm Summary Screen (Page 28). Refer to Alarms on Page 28 to learn
more about responding to alarms.
Fault Conditions
If a system malfunction occurs, the yellow FAULT LED will glow. Additionally, an external alarm device may
activate and an audible alarm may sound if those features have been enabled (Pages 17).
From the top level Zone Screen (Page 23), make sure no zones are selected and pres ENTER to go to the
System Screen and then press the FAULTS key to access the Fault Screen (Page 27). Refer to System
Faults on Page 32 to learn more about responding to system faults.
Fault Screen
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The System Screen
The System Screen provides a summary view of the entire HGM-MZ network. The boxes on the left side of
the screen indicate the status of each HGM-MZ monitor. This includes the name, the current zone, and if fault
or alarm conditions are present on the network.
System Screen
Alarm Conditions
When an alarm condition is detected anywhere on the network the red ALARM LED will glow. Additionally,
an external alarm device may activate and an audible alarm may sound if those features have been enabled
(Pages 17).
The ALARMS box in the upper right hand corner of the screen will blink and the count value will change to
indicate the total number of alarm conditions on the network. To investigate an alarm, select the ALARMS
option to go to the Alarm Summary Screen (Page 30). Refer to Alarms on Page 28 to learn more about
responding to alarms.
System Screen (Alarm Mode)
Alarm
Condition
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Alarm Log
From the System Screen, access the HGM-MZ unit you wish to view.
System Screen
HGM Setup #1 Screen
Select the ALARM EVENT LOG option and press ENTER to display the Alarm Log Screen.
Alarm Log Screen
L=LEAK S=SPILL E=EVACUATE
Use the LEFT/RIGHT and UP/DOWN cursor keys to move through the log.
The Alarm log shows the last 20 alarm events. An alarm event is the occurrence of any alarm, any change in
alarm level, or the clearing of any alarm. The alarm level is indicated by an L (leak), S (spill), or E (evacuate).
The time and date of the alarm are displayed when the cursor is placed over the alarm.
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Fault Conditions
If a system malfunction occurs, the yellow FAULT LED will glow. Additionally, an external alarm device may
activate and an audible alarm may sound if those features have been enabled (Page 17).
The FAULTS box on the right of the screen will blink and then counts the number of HGM units on the system
with a fault. To investigate a fault, select the FAULTS option to go to the Fault Screen (Page 27). Refer to
System Faults on page 32 to learn more about responding to system faults.
System Screen (Fault Mode)
ALARMS
COUNT = 01
FAULTS
Fault
Condition
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Alarms
Functional Overview
If the PPM level for any zone exceed its designated spill, leak, or evacuate thresholds, an alarm condition will
be created. Once the HGM-MZ completes a measurement cycle in the affected zone the alarm condition will
be indicated. At that time the red ALARM LED on the HGM-MZ will glow. Additionally, an external alarm
device may activate and an audible alarm may sound if those features have been enabled (Pages 17 & 21).
The next time the HGM-RD polls the affected monitor, its red ALARM LED will glow. Additionally, an
external alarm device may activate and an audible alarm may sound if those features have been enabled
(Pages 17 & 21).
The alarm condition may or may not have to be acknowledged for the system to return to normal operation.
Responding to Alarms
There are two screens from which an operator can respond to alarms:
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From the System Screen, select the ALARMS field to go to the Alarm Summary Screen.
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From the top level Zone Screen (Page 23) select the ALARMS field at the bottom of the display
screen to go to the Alarm Summary Screen.
Alarm Summary Screen
ALARMS
The Alarm Summary Screen displays a list of all alarm conditions pending across the network. The screen
is divided into 8 boxes, and each box represents a single alarm. If more than 8 alarms are pending additional
pages can be displayed by pressing the MORE key.
Each box displays the zone number, zone name, and the current PPM reading. A flashing box indicates an
alarm that has not been acknowledged. A static box represents an alarm that has been acknowledged but
has not yet been cleared from the system.
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Alarm Detail Screen
To further investigate an alarm, select the alarm on the Alarm Summary screen, then press ENTER to access
the Alarm Detail Screen.
Alarm Detail Screen
The Alarm Detail Screen displays more comprehensive information about the nature of the alarm including:
•
Complete location information
•
Refrigerant and current PPM
•
Peak PPM and peak time
•
Type of alarm, alarm time, and date
This screen provides the following three options at the bottom of the display:
ACK (<<)
Acknowledges the alarm as described in the next section
ESC
Returns to the Alarm Summary Screen
SETUP (>>)
Navigates to Zone Setup Screen #1 (Page 21), which enables you to review the zone
setup parameters and access the Trend Screen
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Acknowledging Alarms
Each pending alarm may require, depending upon selected alarm mode, acknowledgment before the system
returns to normal operation (refer to Alarm Ack Mode on Page 25). To acknowledge an alarm, navigate to the
Alarm Detail Screen and press the ACK key as previously described. You will then be returned to the Alarm
Summary Screen and the box associated with that alarm will no longer be blinking, indicating that the alarm
has been acknowledged. Repeat this procedure to acknowledge any remaining alarms.
Alarm Summary Screen (Acknowledge Mode)
ALARMS
When all the alarms associated with a given HGM-MZ are acknowledged, its RED LED will turn off and any
external alarms connected to the HGM-MZ relays will de-activate. All pending alarms across the entire
network must be acknowledged before the HGM-RD returns to normal operation. When that occurs, its RED
LED will turn off and any associated external alarms connected to the HGM-RD relays will de-activate.
The system will continue to generate new alarms if PPM values above the alarm thresholds are detected.
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The Trend Screen
Overview - Log Interval
The HGM-MZ retains a data log of 100 measurements for each zone. The log interval is the number of
minutes from 1 to 1440 between each log point. This parameter can be changed from Zone Setup Screen
#1 (Pages 19 & 21).
The default setting for this parameter is 1440 minutes (24 hours). If the log interval time is set to 0, then a
measurement is recorded in the trend log after every measurement cycle. Therefore, after the trend log is
filled it will contain the last 100 measurement points for a zone. If you want the data logged less frequently
you should increase this value. It is important to remember that cycle time is dependent on many factors,
including the number of zones being monitored, input line length, and the run zeroing mode selected. Before
changing this value it may be useful to first review the log data using the Trend Screen to determine the
nominal cycle time.
Navigating to the Trend Screen
Access the Trend Screen from the Zone Screen as follows:
From the top level Zone Screen (Page 19) press the key adjacent to the zone you wish to work with to first
display its Zone Setup Screen #1. Then press the TREND key at the bottom of the display to go to the
Trend Screen.
Trend Screen
The trend graph opens with the cursor located over the most recent data point. Use the LEFT/RIGHT cursor
keys to move the cursor to different data points. Holding a key down will cause cursor to move rapidly across
the screen. As you move the cursor position, the date and time of that reading, along with the PPM value, are
displayed at the top of the screen above the graph. The trend graph is automatically scaled to accommodate
the largest PPM value displayed. The ZOOM OUT and ZOOM IN options, located in the bottom corners of
the screen, allow you to adjust the vertical scale of the graph.
The trend data is stored on a first-in, first-out basis. After 100 trend values have been stored the 101st value
will replace the first value stored. Therefore, in normal operation, when entering trend mode the cursor will be
located at the most recent data point. The data points to the left of the initial cursor location will be the next
most recent. The data point to the right will be the oldest data point in the buffer and will be over written by
the next data point.
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System Faults
Functional Overview
If a system malfunction occurs, the HGM-MZ will detect the problem and cause its yellow FAULT LED to
glow. Additionally, an external alarm device may activate and an audible alarm may sound if those features
have been enabled (Page 17).
The next time the HGM-RD polls the affected monitor its yellow FAULT LED will also glow. Additionally, an
external alarm device may activate and an audible alarm may sound if those features have been enabled
(Page 17).
Depending on the nature of the fault, the HGM-MZ may or may not continue to operate normally. Under a
non-critical fault condition, the HGM-MZ will continue to measure and log data, but some peripheral functions
may be compromised. Under a critical fault condition, action is required for the HGM-MZ to operate normally.
The table on the following page lists the various fault conditions and explains what action should be taken to
correct the problem.
Navigating to the Fault Screen
On the System Screen, select FAULTS to access the Fault Screen.
System Screen
Fault Screen
CRITICAL FAULTS
• NO FLOW ON ZONE – On the System Screen, select ZONES. The Zone Screen will display a “NO
FLOW” message in each individual zone affected. Check for a blockage in the air sample line or at the
line end filter. After the blockage has been cleared, the HGM-MZ will return to normal operation after
the zone has been sampled. NOTE: This may take several minutes since it is dependent upon how
many zones there are and their lengths. The HGM-MZ will clear the fault the next time it polls the
effected zone and the HGM-RD will return to normal operation the next time that it polls the HGM-MZ.
• NO FLOW ON PURGE – Check the purge line for a blockage. Verify that the length of the purge line
and exhaust line do not exceed 300 feet in length.
• NO FLOW DETECTED – Check for proper pump operation. Check the water trap – drain if necessary.
• CLIPPING FAULT – The detector voltage may be out of tolerance. Check the Diagnostic Screen for
the DET voltage, AVE voltage and ZERO voltage. Call the factory with this information for further
instructions.
• REZERO VOLT TOL – The detector output voltage is out of tolerance. Check the Diagnostic Screen
and contact the factory for assistance.
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• TRIGGER FAULT – No trigger from IR source pulser. Contact factory with all information from the
DIAGNOSTIC SCREEN for farther instructions.
NON CRITICAL FAULTS
• BOX TEMP FAULT – Enclosure’s internal temperature is outside normal range (or IR sensor has
failed). Check the installation to verify that the monitor is not being subjected to extreme temperatures.
Verify that the ventilation holes are not obstructed. Check the Diagnostic Screen for the ZERO
temperature, BNCH temperature and BOX temperature. Call the factory with this information for further
instructions.
• BENCH TEMP FAULT – Optical bench is outside of normal operating range (or sensor has failed).
Check the installation to verify that the monitor is not being subjected to extreme temperatures. Check
the Diagnostic Screen for the ZERO temperature, BNCH temperature and BOX temperature. Call the
factory with this information for further instructions.
• PRESSURE SENSOR – Manifold pressure is outside normal operating range (or sensor has failed).
Check the Diagnostic Screen record ALL data. Call the factory with this information for further
instructions.
• LOOP FAULT – This would only be displayed if the dual 4-20 mAdc option was installed and one or both
current loops are open. Check the wiring to load/monitoring circuit on both 4-20 mA loops.
• CONFIG FAULT – There is an error in HGM Setup Screen #2 – Number Zones Installed field, or in RDM
Setup Screen #1 – Number of HGMS on Network field. Check that the number of zones installed for each
HGM unit and the number of HGM units on the network are properly programmed. Check to ensure that
the manifold solenoid cable connector in each HGM unit is securely fastened to its terminal connector.
Check for an illegal parameter. If necessary, reset to the factory default settings.
Reset to Factory Default Settings
IMPORTANT: Performing this function deletes all program parameters, alarms, faults, trends and log files.
Resetting the HGM-MZ –
1. Press and hold down the Factory Default switch inside the HGM-MZ (see HGM-MZ Instruction
manual)
2. Cycle AC power OFF, then ON
3. After the unit emits five beeps, release the switch.
4. Reprogram the HGM-MZ as described in the HGM-MZ – Setup Programming section of the HGMMZ Instruction Manual (P/N 3015-5074).
Resetting the HGM-RD – Occasionally it will be necessary to rest the HGM-RD to its factory default
settings.
1. Press and hold down the Factory Default switch inside the HGM-MZ (see HGM-MZ Instruction
manual)
2. Cycle AC power OFF, then ON;
3. After the unit emits five beeps, release the switch.
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Clearing System Faults
If the fault condition is associated with an HGM-MZ, the monitor will return to normal operation soon after the
problem is corrected. At that time the YELLOW LED will turn off and any external alarms connected to the
monitor’s alarm relays will also turn off. The HGM-RD will return to normal operation the next time it polls the
affected HGM-MZ monitor.
Once the system malfunction has been corrected it may take some time for the fault condition to clear
completely. If the fault is associated with a specific zone, the HGM-MZ must first cycle back to the affected
zone before it returns to normal operation. At that time the YELLOW LED will turn off and any external alarms
connected to the monitor’s alarm relays will also turn off. The HGM-RD will return to normal operation the
next time it polls the affected monitor.
Viewing Fault Log
A data log of the last 20 fault conditions is retained in memory. From the Fault Screen press ENTER to
display the fault log.
Fault Screen
Fault Log Screen
The Fault Log screen lists potential fault conditions in the left column. It also displays a check mark indicating
which problems were associated with each fault condition, as represented by the vertical cursor bar. As you
move the bar horizontally using the LEFT/RIGHT cursor keys, the date and time the fault condition was
detected is displayed in the upper right hand corner of the display window.
Anytime the fault status changes, there is an entry in the fault log, both when the fault occurs and when it is
cleared.
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The Calibration Screen
NOTE: Calibration cannot be performed on the remote device. Information for performing this procedure on
the main monitor is provided below.
Overview
The Calibration Screen is used to adjust the calibration factor for each refrigerant gas. It is also used to
program the instrument for new gasses.
IMPORTANT: Changing information on CAL FACTORS will VOID the factory calibration. Typically, the unit
will remain within the factory-calibrated accuracy indefinitely and no calibration is required. Complex software
algorithms adjust for temperature drift, IR source aging, and pressure changes in order to keep the unit within
factory accuracy specifications.
Navigating to the Calibration Screen
On the System Screen, select the target HGM-MZ unit and access that monitor’s Setup Screen #1. Then
select the CAL option to go to the selected monitor’s Calibration Screen.
Setup Screen
Setup Screen
Calibration Screen
Adjusting Calibration Factor
The factory default cal factor for standard units is 1.000. This value may be different if the high accuracy
option is ordered.
Modifications to calibration must be done on each monitor. If calibration is attempted from the RD unit, the
“Use monitor front panel interface to adjust calibration” message is displayed.
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Calibration Procedure on Main Monitor
Note: All calibrations can only be done on the main monitor. If it is attempted on the remote device, an error
message will be displayed.
The CAL FACTOR is determined by sampling a known dilution of the type of refrigerant gas to be sampled.
The sample must be prepared to less than half the desired accuracy and the concentration must be corrected
for ambient temperature and pressure at the time of measurement.
Calibration is best performed at or near full scale (1,000 PPM). It can, however, be done at any
concentration, and ideally in the range where maximum accuracy is desired down to, but not below,
100 PPM.
A cylinder of refrigerant gas at a certified PPM level must be used to assure sampling occurs at ambient
conditions. A minimum sample size of 5 liters is required.
The HGM should be operating for at least one hour prior to performing a calibration.
Prepare the HGM-MZ for sampling by initially setting its CAL FACTOR to 1.000 (Page 35). Next, set up the
HGM-MZ for a logging interval of zero minutes (Pages 19 & 20), and place the HGM-MZ in its zone hold
mode for the zone you wish to use for calibration purposes.
Connect the sample bag directly to the intake port for the zone you have set up and allow the HGM-MZ to
sample the entire bag. When sampling is complete, view the trend data for the zone used to sample
(Pages 22 & 31). Read the measured PPM by placing the cursor on the spikes cause by the sample. If the
bag was large enough for multiple samples, average the most stable ones.
The new CAL factor is computed by dividing the known gas value by the measured value. Typically this value
will be between 0.95 and 1.05. Enter the computed CAL factor into the monitor. This value is stored in nonvolatile memory.
The Diagnostic Screen
Overview
The Diagnostic Screen displays reference values for use by repair technicians for troubleshooting purposes.
Navigating to the Diagnostic Screen
On the System Screen, select the HGM-MZ unit you wish to view and press ENTER to access that monitor’s
Setup Screen. Press the DIAG key to go to the selected monitor’s Diagnostic Screen.
System Screen
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Diagnostic Screen
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13 `
Diagnostic Screen Overview
The Diagnostic Screen contains sensor data and status information useful for trouble shooting various fault
conditions. An explanation of each line is given below along with normal operating ranges.
1. Detector Voltage – Peak-to-peak output of the IR sensor. In the absence of gas, this value range is
3.900V to 4.500V.
2. Average Detector Voltage – Running average of the values displayed in line 1.
3. Zero Voltage – IR sensor output that was stored during the last purge cycle and has the same
range as line 1.
4. Noise – A 16 point running average of the noise portion of IR bench output. This reading is valuable
mainly when refrigerant is NOT present.
5. Average Absorbency – Optical absorbency computed from the Average Detector Voltage and
Zero Voltage. In the absence of refrigerant, the absorbency is 0.000AU. When sampling refrigerants,
its value varies proportionally with the refrigerant concentration.
6. uMoles/L – Absolute concentration in micro-moles per liter of refrigerant based on line 4 and the
internal calibration. There are two figures given. The first (which is annotated by a B) is the actual
measurement at the IR bench. The second is the calculated value corrected to ambient conditions
(temperature + pressure).
7. PPM – Parts Per Million is the volume concentration referenced to standard temperature and
pressure and is computed from the Average Absorbency, Zero Temperature and Ambient Pressure.
There are two figures displayed. The first (annotated by a B) is the actual PPM at the IR bench. The
second is a PPM reading normalized to standard temperature and pressure.
8. Zero Temperature – Displays the sensor and enclosure temperature measured and stored during
the last purge cycle in degrees C.
9. Bench Temperature – Current IR sensor temperature in degrees C as well as the raw voltage
coming from the temperature sensor. This value can range from ambient to ambient +15 degrees C.
10. Box Temperature – This is the current internal enclosure temperature along with the raw voltage
from the temperature sensor, and has the same range as the Bench temperature.
11. Pressure – This is the current absolute manifold pressure in PSIA along with the output voltage of
the pressure sensor. This value should always be 0.2 to 1.0 PSIA below ambient (AMB).
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12. Vacuum – The vacuum pressure is measured every purge cycle by closing all sample valves. Its
value is typically 2.5 to 4.0 PSIA below ambient (line 13).
13. Ambient – Ambient pressure is measured every purge cycle with the sample pump off and the
manifold open. Its value is weather and altitude dependent and can range from 10.0 to 15.5 PSIA.
Service Mode
When activated, the Service Mode will disable a specific HGM-MZ unit for a specified length of time, up to 240
minutes (4 hrs) to permit time for servicing the unit. The default is 60 minutes. This time interval can be
changed as described in the Service Timeout section on page 18.
IMPORTANT: Note that while in the Service Mode, no measurements are made, nor are alarms activated.
1. From the System Screen, select the HGM unit you wish to place into Service Mode.
2. On HGM Setup Screen #1, select SERVICE MODE ENTRY. An IN SERVICE option will appear to
continue to “CONFIRM” or to “QUIT”.
3. To confirm IN SERVICE, press the ENTER key twice within 3 seconds.
Note that the System Screen will display which monitors are in the Service Mode.
To exit the Service Mode, select QUIT.
System Screen
HGM Setup Screen #1
IN SERVICE
System Screen (Service Mode)
CONFIRM/QUIT
Monitor in
Service
Mode
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Appendix
Logic Diagram
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Recommended Alarm Settings
Refrigerant
Leak PPM
Spill PPM
Evacuate PPM
Decimal
Hex
R11
100
300
500
0
00
R12
100
300
500
1
01
R22
100
300
500
2
02
R23
100
300
500
3
03
R113
100
300
500
4
04
R114
100
300
500
5
05
R123
25
35
50
6
06
R124
100
300
500
7
07
R134A
100
300
500
8
08
R401A
100
300
500
9
09
R402A
100
300
500
10
0A
R402B
100
300
500
11
0B
R404A
100
300
500
12
0C
R407A
100
300
500
13
0D
R407C
100
300
500
14
0E
R409A
100
300
500
15
0F
R410A
100
300
500
16
10
R500
100
300
500
17
11
R502
100
300
500
18
12
R503
100
300
500
19
13
R507
100
300
500
20
14
R508B
100
300
500
21
15
H1301
100
300
500
22
16
R408A
100
300
500
23
17
FA188
100
300
500
24
18
R236FA
100
300
500
25
19
N1230
100
300
500
26
1A
R227
100
300
500
27
1B
HFP
100
300
500
28
1C
FC72
100
300
500
29
1D
R21
100
300
500
30
1E
R125
100
300
500
31
1F
H1211
100
300
500
32
20
H2402
100
300
500
33
21
Custom
100
300
500
34
22
Allowable Exposure Level (AEL) ASHRAE 34-1992.
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HGM-MZ MODBUS RTU Operation
Overview
The HGM-MZ and HGM-RD are equipped to communicate with other equipment using the MODBUS RTU
protocol. Using this communication channel a MODBUS master device may communicate with up to 15
HGM-MZ’s on a communications network, exchanging measurement information, alarm data, fault data,
history (logs and trends) and setup information. Additionally, the MODBUS master can control the operating
state of an HGM-MZ, placing the HGM-MZ in any of its different operating modes. The network may be
configured such that the HGM-MZ’s are connected directly to the MODBUS master device, or the MODBUS
master device may communicate with the HGM-MZ’s through the HGM-RD.
NOTE: This document will assume that the reader is familiar with the various parameters used to setup the
HGM-MZ, as well as the different operational modes that the HGM-MZ may be placed in. If you are unfamiliar
with this information, please reference the HGM-MZ operations manual.
Protocol Details
A two-wire RS-485 bus is used for transmission, therefore communication occurs in a Half-Duplex mode. The
HGM-MZ is a slave device and will respond to queries in the MODBUS RTU format from a master device.
Two MODBUS functions are supported. They are function 03 (read holding register) and function 16 (Preset
Multiple registers). Please refer to the MODBUS Protocol Reference Guide (available at
www.modicon.com/techpubs/techPubNew/PI_MBUS_300.pdf) for protocol detail and use instructions.
Using the two MODBUS functions, a master device may read, modify and write data and status information to
any HGM on the network. HGM data is organized into structures (internal to the HGM-MZ) which can be
accessed by the MODBUS registers defined in this document. A corresponding set of data structures should
be maintained by the master device. These master device data structures become the destination for
responses to read queries and sources for preset register commands. When a read holding register query is
made by the master device the HGM-MZ responds by sending the contents of the structure referenced by the
specified register. After the master validates the HGM-MZ response using the CRC bytes, it must then move
the data into its matching data structure before individual items may be accessed or modified. Therefore, the
master data structure should correspond to the HGM-MZ data structure byte for byte. Note that some data
structures have been divided into multiple registers due to MODBUS RTU message length constrains. To
change a setting in the HGM-MZ, the master device first reads the register structure that contains the data
item to be modified, makes the desired change, then sends the structure back using the preset multiple
register function. If the transaction is successful, the HGM-MZ sends the appropriate MODBUS response. It
is the responsibility of the master device when making modifications to insure that all parameters transferred
fall inside the working limits of the HGM-MZ.
HGM-MZ Polling
After the HGM-MZ’s are setup and operating, the master device need only poll each HGM for its status
register which contains summary data of the HGM’s alarms, faults, and operating state. If exceptions are
detected through the status register and more details are required, additional registers can be examined.
Also if current PPM values are required, the PPM register provides access to current PPM values for all
zones. The HGM-MZ requires a minimum of 20 seconds to complete a gas concentration measurement for a
single zone. Therefore, it is not necessary to poll the HGM-MZ more frequently than once every 15-20
seconds, as there will not be any new data available/obtained by more frequent polling. In fact, excessive
polling will slow the operation of the HGM-MZ. Under no circumstances should the HGM-MZ be continuously
polled at rate faster than 500mS, as this could result in erroneous readings by the HGM-MZ.
Network Topologies
HGM-MZ’s may be connected directly to the MODBUS network or they may be connected to the network
through an HGM-RD. In either case, each HGM-MZ must have a unique node ID. Up to 15 HGM-MZ’s can
be connected directly to the MODBUS network.
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If HGM-MZ’s are accessed via an HGM-RD connected to a MODBUS network, the HGM-RD “BMS enabled”
parameter must be set equal to “1” via the “RDM SETUP” screen on the HGM-RD. The same commands
and registers are used to communicate with the HGM-MZ directly or through the HGM-RD. If the
communications is through the HGM-RD, it monitors each MODBUS message to determine if the message is
intended for one of the HGM-MZ’s it is connected to. If it is, the HGM-RD passes the message through to the
HGM-MZ’s. If it is not, the message is not passed through. The HGM-RD does not make any modifications
to MODBUS messages. It simply passes the query through to the HGM-MZ, and passes the response back
to the MODBUS master. In other words, it allows the HGM-MZ’s to be logically connected to the MODBUS
network, when physically they are connected to the local HGM-RD network. It is very important to understand
that the HGM-RD will only pass messages through to the HGM-MZ when the HGM-RD is either in the
“SYSTEM” screen or the “ZONE VIEW” screen. If the HGM-RD is in any other screen, it will return a
MODBUS “busy” exception response (exception code 06).
All HGM-RD screens, except the SYSTEM and ZONE VIEW screens, have a 10 minute timeout interval, after
which the screen will return to either the SYSTEM or ZONE VIEW screen, depending on which one it was last
in. Also, the HGM-RD can be password protected such that a password entry is required in order to view
screens other than the SYSTEM or ZONE VIEW screen.
Key Comm Protocol Parameters
MODBUS Mode: RTU only
HGM-MZ Baud Rate: Default is 19,200. Programmable as defined in System data register
Parity: No Parity
Stop Bits: Default is 1. Can be set for 2 via System data register
Maximum Response Time: 4000mS when directly accessing the HGM-MZ. 8,000mS when accessing the
HGM-MZ through the HGM-RD.
Error Checking: CRC per MODBUS specifications
Also of note is the fact that all data sent out from the HGM-MZ is in “little endian” byte order (Least significant
byte followed by most significant byte). This should be taken into account if the master that process the data
is a “big endian” type. Non-data information (starting address, number of points, etc.) follows normal
MODBUS protocol, which is Big Endian.
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Summary of Registers
Register Name
Number
HEX
Decimal
Description
System Data
0x0010
16
R/W
HGM System Setup Data
Status
0x0011
17
R/W
Operating summary of faults, alarms and status
Zone Data
0x12xx
4609 4630
R/W
Setup data for up to 16 zones (xx defines zone number)
CAL Data
0x0014
20
R/W
Cal Factors for all gases
Date/Time
0x0015
21
R/W
Set HGM-MZ date & time
Sensor Data
0x0016
22
R
Raw measurement of sensors
Rel. Hold
0x0017
23
W
Release HGM-MZ out of hold mode
Hold Zone
0x0018
24
W
Put HGM-MZ into hold mode
Fault Log
0x19xx
6400
6401
R
20 most recent fault events (xx = 00 or 01)
Flow Log
0x001F
31
R
20 most recent flow fault events
Alarm Log
0x1Axx
6656
6657
6658
R
20 most recent alarm events (xx = 00, 01, or 02)
Serv. Mode
0x001B
27
W
Puts HGM-MZ into service mode
Rel Serv.
0x001C
28
W
Release HGM-MZ from service mode
PPM
0x001E
30
R
PPM values for all zones
Zone Log
0x3yxx
0-6
Trend data for each HGM-MZ zone [y = zone number (starting
at 0), xx = 00 – 06] Data
Data Type Abbreviations
C
Character
Float
Floating Point
I
Integer
TIM
Time
UI
Unsigned Integer
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System Data Register
Register 0x0010h R/W
54 bytes
Variable
Type
Length
Description
Type
UI
2 bytes
Indicates EEPPROM has been initialized if value = 300 DO
NOT MODIFY
REV
Float
4 bytes
Firmware Rev Level DO NOT MODIFY
SN
UI
2 bytes
Firmware Serial Number DO NOT MODIFY
Node
UC
1 byte
Network Slave Node # (valid values are 1-15). The default is
that indicated by the Node DIP Switch on main board.
Location
C
13 bytes
Array defining text name of unit
Stop_Bits
C
1 byte
Number of stop bits used in the HGM-MZ data stream.
Default = 1. Other available value is 2
Aud_Alarm
UC
1 byte
Sounds internal board buzzer on condition; 0 = no buzzer;
1= Alarm; 2=Fault; 3=Leak; 4=Spill; 5=Evacuate; 6=Monitor
Off line (DEFAULT = 0)
Alarm_Ack_
UC
1 byte
Defines Alarm Operation. Manual Acknowledge = 0; Auto
Acknowledge = 1 (DEFAULT = 0)
Num_Zones
UC
1 byte
Number of install zones (Value initialized during auto detect
during Power On Self Test).
UNUSED
TIM
13 bytes
UNUSED
Rezero_Mode
UC
1 byte
Defines rezero mode. Auto Rezero = 0; Rezero every zone
= 1 (DEFAULT = 0)
Hold_Time
UI
2 byte
Length of zone hold interval in minutes (DEFAULT = 15
minutes)
Det_Limit
UC
1 byte
Minimum detection limit (in PPM). Concentrations less than
or equal this value will read as 0 PPM (DEFUALT = 0 PPM)
Avg_Size
UC
1 byte
Size of running average used in computing PPM value. DO
NOT MODIFY.
Loop2_factor
Float
4 bytes
Defines PPM current loop output. (DEFAULT =
0.16mA/PPM)
Serv_Mode_TO
UI
2 bytes
Service Mode Timeout value (in minutes). (DEFAULT = 60
MINUTES)
RS485_BAUD
UI
2 bytes
BAUD RATE for RS-485 connection (between HGM-RD and
HGM-MZ or MODBUS master and HGM-MZ depending on
the Network topology). Default=9 (19.2K); other values are
8=9600, 7=4800
UNUSED
UI
2 bytes
UNUSED
Mode
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Status Register
Register 0x0011h R/W
10 bytes
Variable
Type
Length
Description
Mode
UC
1 byte
Defines Operating Mode of HGM-400. 0 = normal Mode; 1 =
Zone_Hold Mode; 2 = Diagnostic Mode; 3 = Service mode. DO
NOT MODIFY (use zone hold register or service mode register
to change this parameter)
State
UC
1 byte
Defines HGM-400 Current State. 0 = Idle; 1 = Sampling; 2 =
Zeroing; 3 = Warm Up, 4 = Pressure Check DO NOT MODIFY
Measuring
UC
1 byte
Value = 1 if unit is acquiring detector signal for running avg. DO
NOT MODIFY
Active_Zone
UC
1 byte
Current Zone being checked. 0=zone1, 1=zone2, etc.
Max _Alarm
UC
1 byte
Indicates highest non-acknowledged alarm level DO NOT
MODIFY
Alarm_Count
UC
1 byte
Number of alarms that are currently active DO NOT MODIFY
UNUSED
UC
1 byte
UNUSED
Loop_Card
UC
1 byte
Value = 1 if 4-20mA card has been detected DO NOT MODIFY
Fault
UI
2 bytes
See Note Below
Fault Flag Structure uses bitwise access to 16 bit word as defined below:
BIT
Fault Type
Code
Description
15
CLIPPING FAULT
0x8000
0x8000 Sensor output voltage too high
14
ZERO RANGE FAULT
0x4000
Sensor output voltage outside limits during purge
13
OVER RANGE FAULT
0x2000
Gas concentration above measurable range
12
PURGE FLOW FAULT
0x1000
No flow detected during purge cycle
11
ZONE FLOW FAULT
0x0800
No flow detected during sample cycle
10
A2D FAULT
0x0400
Analog to digital converter not working
9
GAIN SET FAULT
0x0200
Digipot gain setting out of normal range
8
ZERO FILTER FAULT
0x0100
Charcoal filter (if used) needs replacement
7
CONFIG FAULT
0x0080
No zones are enabled
6
UNUSED FAULT 2
0x0040
5
UNUSED FAULT1
0x0020
4
LOOP FAULT
0x0010
Current loop is open
3
RS485 FAULT
0x0008
Communication error
2
MANIFOLD P FAULT
0x0004
Pressure sensor readings are out of range
1
BENCH T FAULT
0x0002
Sensor temperature is out of range
0
BOX T FAULT
0x0001
Chassis temperature is out of range
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Zone Data
Register 0x12xxh R/W
78 bytes
Each zone for an HGM-MZ has a separate Zone data structure that is 78 bytes long. The zone number is the
low order byte in the register address (i.e., Zone 1 data register = 0x1201h)
Variable
Type
Length
Description
Location
C
13 bytes
13 byte array, Alpha Numeric Description or Name of Zone
Flow OK
UC
1 byte
Status of Flow check. Value of 1 indicates flow check is
good. DO NOT MODIFY
Refrig. Type
UC
1 byte
See note 1 Below (DEFAULT = R134a)
Distance
UI
2 bytes
Zone Tubing Length (in feet) (DEFAULT = 100 feet)
Zone Temp
I
2 bytes
Avg temp at zone (degrees C) (DEFAULT = 25°C)
Concentration
Float
4 bytes
Last Measured concentrations (uM/L) DO NOT MODIFY
Concentration2
Float
4 bytes
Last Measured concentration (PPM) DO NOT MODIFY
Alarm Ack
UC
1 bytes
Set value to 1 to acknowledge Alarm. NOTE: HGM-MZ
will reset this byte to 0 when the Alarm byte (below) is = 0
and zone in alarm is sampled. If the alarm condition/byte
increases (leak>>spill or spill>>evac) the HGM-MZ will also
reset this byte to 0
Alarm
UC
1 bytes
Alarm Status; 0 = no alarm, 1 = leak; 2 = spill;
evac.
Leak Level
UI
2 bytes
Level to trigger a leak alarm (in PPM) (DEFAULT = 100)
Spill Level
UI
2 bytes
Level to trigger a spill alarm (in PPM) (DEFAULT = 300)
Evac Level
UI
2 bytes
Level to trigger a evacuate alarm (in PPM) (DEFAULT =
500)
Peak PPM
UI
2 bytes
Highest Recorded PPM in zone
Peak Time
TIM
13 bytes
Date an time of highest peak (see note 2 for format)
Alarm Time
TIM
13 bytes
Date and time of last alarm (see note 2 for format)
Not Used
Log Interval
3=
13 bytes
UI
2 bytes
Number of minutes between Log entries (DEFAULT =
1440)
NOTE 1: Refer to the Recommended Alarm Settings & Gas Enumeration table on page 40.
NOTE 2: Time Structure Format consists of 13 unsigned character types. They are 1 second digit, 10
second digit, 1 minute digit, 10 minute digit, 1 hour digit, 10 hour digit, 1 day digit, 10 day digit, 1 month digit,
10 month digit, 1 year digit, 10 year digit, last byte is unused.
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Notes on Alarms and Alarm Acknowledge
The HGM-MZ can be operated in two different alarm acknowledge modes, Auto and Manual (set via the
alarm_ack_mode variable in the system data register). For purposes of this discussion, the term “Alarm”
refers to a HGM-MZ state where the alarm light is on and the appropriate alarm relay is activated. The term
“Alarm condition” refers to the external condition (i.e., refrigerant leak) that initially causes the HGM-MZ to go
into an alarm. If an alarm occurs it can be handled in one of 3 ways.
1. Non-Latching Mode. This mode is enabled by setting the AUTO_ACK_MODE parameter in the
system register to “1”. In this mode, if an alarm condition occurs an HGM-MZ alarm will be created. If
the alarm condition is subsequently removed, the HGM-MZ alarm will automatically be cleared by the
HGM-MZ when the zone in alarm is sampled “clear”. Note, in this mode of operation, it is possible for
an alarm to occur and be cleared without user or MODBUS master intervention. If this is the case, the
only evidence of the alarm would be contained in the HGM-MZ alarm log.
2. Latching Mode with Silence. This mode is enabled by setting the AUTO_ACK_MODE in the system
register to “0”. In this mode, if an alarm condition occurs, an HGM-MZ alarm will be created. In order
for the alarm to be removed the MODBUS master will write a “0” to the ALARM parameter in the ZONE
register. This will cause the alarm to be “silenced” in the HGM-MZ (i.e., the alarm relays will return to
their normal state and the ALARM lamp will be extinguished). The next time the zone with the alarm
condition is sampled, if the alarm condition still exists, the alarm will be reactivated and the alarm
parameter will be reset to “1” in the HGM-MZ. Otherwise, if the alarm condition has cleared, no further
action is required and normal operation will resume.
3. Latching Mode without Silence. This mode is enabled by setting the AUTO_ACK_MODE in the
system register to “0”. In this mode, if an alarm condition occurs, an HGM-MZ alarm will be created.
The HGM-MZ MODBUS master will then write a “1” to the ALARM ACK parameter in the zone
register. The alarm will continue to persists (i.e., Relays in alarm state and Alarm light on) until the
offending zone is sampled and no alarm condition is detected. At that point, the ALARM ACK
parameter is automatically cleared by the HGM-MZ, as is the ALARM parameter. NOTE: If the
ALARM ACK parameter is set to “1” and the ALARM CONDITION is upgraded (from leak to spill, or
spill to evacuate) the ALARM ACK parameter will automatically be cleared to “0” by the HGM-MZ.
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Cal Data Register
Register 0x0014h R/W
174 bytes
Variable
Type
Length
Description
Factor
Float
132 bytes
33 element array containing cal factors for each of the 33
gases. Order of Cal Factor is defined in Note 1 under Zone
Data
Curve
UC
3 bytes
Existing Master Curve to use for user defined “NEW GAS”
New Gas Name
C
39 bytes
3 x 13 array that contains the names for each of 3 new
gases
NOTE: “Future” Gases are gases that will be added to the library at a later date. They will require generation
of new cal curves that will be added to the code. “New” Gases can be added in the field by selecting a similar
existing cal curve and then defining a cal factor that will bring the accuracy within the desired range. It is
strongly recommended that any New Gas curves that are added be done in conjunction with help from
Bacharach, Inc.
Date Time Register
Register 0x0015h R/W
14 bytes
Variable
Type
Length
Description
Date_Time
Time
14 bytes
Contains current time and date. Structure is defined as in
note 2 of zone data
Time Structure Format consists of 14 unsigned character types. They are 1 second digit, 10 second digit, 1
minute digit, 10 minute digit, 1 hour digit, 10 hour digit, a day digit, 10 day digit, 1 month digit, 10 month digit,
1 year digit, 10 year digit, day of the week, last byte is unused.
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Sensor Data Register
Register 0x0016h R
Variable
Type
Pressure
Float
4
Manifold Pressure is PSIA
P_Volts
Float
4
Pressure sensor output Voltage
Vacuum_P
Float
4
Pressure with all value closed and pump on in PSIA
Ambient_P
Float
4
Absolute Ambient Pressure in PSIA
Box_T
Float
4
Enclosure Temperature in Degrees C
Box_T_Volts
Float
4
Box temp sensor output voltage
Bench_T
Float
4
Optical bench temperature in Degrees C
Bench_T_Volts
Float
4
Bench temp sensor output voltage
Bench_Z_T
Float
4
Optical bench temp in degrees C at last zero interval
Box_Z_T
Float
4
Box temp in degrees C at last zeroing
PkPk_int
UI
2
Current peak to peak A/D counts from detector
PkPk
Float
4
Current peak to peak voltage from detector
Ave_PkPk
Float
4
Running average voltage from detector
Zero_PkPk
Float
4
Voltage measured at last zeroing
Noise
Float
4
Largest Change in running average
AU
Float
4
Current absorbance value
Ave_AU
Float
4
Running Average of absorbance level
Bench_PPM
Float
4
PPM in bench based on zone gas selection (uncorrected
for pressure and temperature)
STP_PPM
Float
4
PPM corrected to STP (1 atm, 25 deg C)
Bench_UML
Float
4
Micromoles/liter in bench (uncorrected0
Ambient_UML
Float
4
Micromoles/liter corrected to ambient pressure
Instruction 3015-5157
Length
82 bytes
Description
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Release Zone Hold Register
Variable
Type
Rel_Hold
Length
*
*
Hold Zone Register
Variable
Type
Zone_Hold
Register 0x0017h W
Description
See description of STATUS REGISTER
Register 0x0018h W
Length
*
*
10 bytes
10 bytes
Description
See description of STATUS REGISTER
HGM-MZ Hold Mode
The HGM-MZ can be made to hold or “dwell” on a particular zone if necessary. The length of the hold time is
defined by the HOLD TIME parameter in the System Data Register.
Placing the HGM-MZ into hold mode:
1. Read the HGM-MZ Status Register (0x0011h)
2. Modify the content of the status register structure to change the MODE parameter to zone hold mode
and the active zone parameter to the zone which you wish to hold.
3. Send this updated status register structure back to the HGM-MZ using PRESET MULTIPLE
REGISTER COMMAND to the HOLD ZONE REGISTER (0x0018h).
Releasing the Zone Hold
1. Read the HGM-MZ Status Register (0x0011h)
2. Modify the content of the status register to change the MODE parameter to normal mode and the
active zone parameter to the zone which you would like to resume normal activity on
3. Send this updated status register structure back to the HGM-MZ using PRESET MULTIPLE
REGISTER COMMAND to the RELEASE HOLD REGISTER (0x0017h).
Instruction 3015-5157
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Fault Log Register
Register 0x1900, 0x1901h
R
302 bytes
These registers contain the 20 most recent fault events, the time they occurred, and a pointer to the most
recent event. The data is split into 2 registers. The first register contains 200 bytes and the second register
contains 102 bytes. The results of these two register reads should be recombined into the Fault Log Data
Structure after both have been received
Variable
Type
Length
Description
Fault
UI
40 bytes
20 most recent fault events. Each event is decoded as
indicated in Fault Flag Structure given after the Status
Register Description
Time
TIM
260 bytes
Time of each fault occurrence. TIM value as defined in
NOTE 2 of Zone Data
Ptr
UC
1 byte
Pointer to most recent event
Unused
UC
1 byte
Alarm Log Register
Register 0x1A00h, 0x1A01h, 0x1A02h R
582 bytes
These registers contain the 20 most recent alarm events, the time they occurred, and a pointer to the most
recent event. The data is split into 3 registers and should be recombined into an appropriate structure after
all three registers have been received. Register 0x1A00h contain 200 bytes, Register 0x1A01h contains 200
bytes, and register 0x1A02h contains 181 bytes.
Variable
Type
Length
Description
Event
UC
320 bytes
20 most recent alarm events. Each event contains 1 byte
for each zone. Each zone Byte is defined as 0=No Alarm,
1=Leak Alarm, 2=Spill Alarm, 3=Evac Alarm.
Time
TIM
260 bytes
Time of each alarm event. TIM value as defined in NOTE 2
of Zone Data
Ptr
UC
1 byte
Pointer to most recent event
Unused
UC
1 byte
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Service Mode Register
Variable
Type
Rel_Svc_Mode
Register 0x001Bh W
Length
*
*
Description
See description of STATUS REGISTER
Release Service Mode Register Register 0x001Ch W
Variable
Ent Svc_Mode
Type
Length
*
*
10 bytes
10 bytes
Description
See description of STATUS REGISTER
HGM-MZ Service Mode
The HGM-MZ can be placed into service mode if necessary. During service mode the unit will take no
measurements, any and all alarms are silenced, and all relays are opened. The unit automatically comes out
of service mode after a preset interval defined by the service_mode_TO parameter in the System Data
Register.
Placing the HGM-MZ into Service Mode:
1. Read the HGM-MZ Status Register (0x0011h)
2. Modify the content of the status register structure to change the MODE parameter to service mode.
3. Send this updated status register structure back to the HGM-MZ using PRESET MULTIPLE
REGISTER COMMAND to the SERVICE MODE REGISTER (0x001Bh).
Releasing the unit from Service Mode:
1. Read the HGM-MZ Status Register (0x0011h)
2. Modify the content of the status register to change the MODE parameter to normal mode.
3. Send this updated status register structure back to the HGM-MZ using PRESET MULTIPLE
REGISTER COMMAND to the RELEASE SERVICE MODE REGISTER (0x001Ch).
Instruction 3015-5157
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PPM Register
Register 0x001Eh R
32 bytes
Variable
Type
Length
Description
PPM
UI
32 bytes
16 Unsigned Integers that represent the PPM values for
each HGM-MZ zone
NOTE: 16 values are returned independent of the number of actual zones installed in the unit. The master
device is required to know how many zones are installed in the unit (available in the System Register) in order
to properly interpret the data.
Zone Log Registers
Register 0x3xyyh R
1502 bytes
These registers are used to transfer the zone log data. Each zone has a circular log of 100 past data points.
The period between data points is defined by the Log Interval parameter in each corresponding Zone Data
Register. The data for each zone is defined by the “x” place in the above register address. For zone 1 the
Register address is 0x30yyh, for zone 2 the register address is 0x31yyh, etc. The data for each zone is sent
in 8 consecutive registers due to MODBUS RTU message length constrains. The addresses are defined by
the “yy” place in the above address. For zone 1, all log data can be obtained by reading 0x3000h, 0x3001h,
0x3002h, …… , 0x3007h. The first seven registers contain 200 bytes each and the last register contains 102
bytes. After all registers have been received the data should be reassembled into the full data structure.
Variable
Type
Length
Description
2
Point to current reading
Index
UI
Time
TIM
1300
Time record for each of the 100 log points. The format for
the TIM type is defined in note 2 of zone data
PPM
UI
200
Last 100 log points (2 byes per point)
MODBUS EXCEPTION RESPONSES
The following MODBUS exception responses are supported by the HGM-MZ:
ƒ
Illegal Function
ƒ
Illegal Data Address
ƒ
Slave Device Busy (Occurs only when HGM-MZ is connected to the bus through an HGM-RD and
the HGM-RD is not in the SYSTEM or ZONE VIEW screen)
Instruction 3015-5157
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Specifications
HGM-RD Specifications
Product Description
The HGM-RD Remote Display Module provides remote programming,
interrogation and display functionality to support the HGM-MZ Refrigerant Gas
Monitor. The system design supports compliance to the refrigerant monitoring
requirements of ANS/BSR ASHRE 15-1994.
Inputs
The HGM-RD accepts inputs from up to four HGM-MZ monitors. It offers a wide
variety of displays and can fully program any associated monitor
Display
Back lit LCD.
Data Logging
The user may view a graphical display of the PPM trend for each zone.
Power Indication:
Green LED glows when AC power is applied
Alarm Indication:
Red LED glows and alarm condition is displayed
Fault Indication:
Yellow LED glows and fault condition is displayed
Password Protection
Power Safety Mode
The HGM-RD can be password protected to prevent the unauthorized editing of
setup parameters without disturbing the ability to monitor system outputs.
Fully automatic system reset; all parameters maintained
Monitoring Distance
Up to 1500 feet from furthest HGM-MZ
Communications:
Full two-way communication with HGM-MZ monitors via RS-485 interface.
Second RS-485 interface provided for connection to a Building Management
System
Relays:
Two SPDT programmable alarm contacts are provided (rated 5A 120VAC)
Operating Temp
32 to 113 °F (0 to 45 °C)
Ambient Humidity
5 to 90% (non-condensing)
Size/Weight
11"H x 10"W x 3"D - 5 lbs.
AC Power
120 or 230 VAC, 50/60 Hz, 21 W
Mounting
Wall mount
Certification
UL #61010-1 and CE Mark
Warranty
2 years from date of shipment
Altitude Limit
6,562 ft (2,000 m)
Specifications subject to change without notice
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NOTES:
Halogen Gas Monitor – MultiZone Remote Display
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621 Hunt Valley Circle, New Kensington, PA 15068
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