Admin – Manage Equipment

MANAGE EQUIPMENT

Part of managing a site is adding, removing, and editing the equipment found onsite and connected to the iCON system. In order to do that, you can take one of two paths:

FROM “VIEW SITE”

If your site has already been linked to iCON through the Pair Central Hub process, you can click on the Equipment tab on the top of the screen.

If your site has not been linked to iCON, click the Pair Central Hub button on the right side of the screen to complete that process first.

FROM “ADMINISTRATION DASHBOARD”

 

  1. Click on the Manage Equipment link under the Sites section.
  2. Use the filters on the left side of the “Select Site” (name?) page to narrow the list of sites to the right down and find your site.
  3. Click the site’s radio button to the left and then click View on the top left. This will take you to the Site page with the Equipment tab open.

EDITING EQUIPMENT: HVAC

STEP 1

Click on Config on the far right of that unit’s row.


STEP 2

On the next page, the Unit Information section is information about the unit as far as its connection to the site and to iCON. Only the equipment’s name and the zone which it serves are editable here. Replace the text in each field with your desired changes.


STEP 3

The Advanced Settings section is an in-depth look at more specific settings related to direct operation.  For a glossary explaining each item, click here. (I’ve created this list as an “Appendix” file in this google drive folder. –L.)


EDITING EQUIPMENT: AUTOMATION AND LIGHTING

Different Automation equipment types will have different editable attributes. Equipment types are divided into inputs and outputs.

  • Inputs include sensors of various types including temperature sensors and motion detectors.
  • Outputs include fans, lights, escalators, and other pieces of equipment that can automatically be turned off and on.

STEP 1

Click on Config on the far right of that unit’s row. The Manage Automation page will display.


STEP 2

There are tabs across the top for each of the building’s controller boards. The page will be open to the correct one.  In the Outputs table, click the radio button to the left of the output item you wish to edit. Then click Edit at the top right of the Outputs table.


STEP 3

On the next page, the Unit Information section is information about the unit as far as its connection to the site and to iCON. Only the equipment’s name and the zone which it serves are editable here. Replace the text in each field with your desired changes.


STEP 4

 

The Output at the top of the screen is determined by where it is connected on the controller board and cannot be edited. Replace the Output Name text with any desired name change.If you need to change an equipment category, use the Category pulldown menu. This page allows for three Dependencies by default. You may add another dependency by clicking Add Another Dependency at the bottom of the page.


STEP 5

 

For each dependency, you must first choose an input or source. This will be a sensor or detector upon which a piece of output equipment is dependent. Select a condition and value in order to create a trigger state for your output equipment to react. For example, if you would like a fan to turn on when temperatures are higher than 76 degrees, you would choose Analog Input Temperature Greater Than for your condition, and 76 for the Condition Value.

If you wish to fine tune your Condition Value, use the plus (+) and minus (-) steppers to the right.

In the Time box, enter (in minutes) the time delay necessary before your desired output state is triggered. This is optional; leaving it blank will trigger the Output State immediately. (In HVAC alert configuration we say “Alert Trigger Window,” should we say something like “trigger delay” here?)


STEP 6

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For Digital Outputs, select On or Off as your Output State. Analog inputs will display a stepper and text box so you can adjust gradual states such as dimmable lights and fan speeds.


 NOTE: This information is missing from the Original word document, Did we simplify this section of the copy? –J

  1. This page allows for three Dependencies by default. You may add another dependency by clicking “Add Another Dependency” at the bottom of the page. (01-04e7.png)

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  1. For each dependency, you must first choose an input or source. This will be a sensor or detector upon which a piece of output equipment is dependent.
  2. Select a condition and value in order to create a trigger state for your output equipment to react. For example, if you would like a fan to turn on when temperatures are higher than 76 degrees, you would choose “Analog Input Temperature Greater Than” for your condition, and 76 for the Condition Value.
  3. If you wish to fine tune your Condition Value, use the plus (+) and minus (-) steppers to the right.
  4. In the Time box, enter (in minutes) the time delay necessary before your desired output state is triggered. This is optional; leaving it blank will trigger the Output State immediately.(In HVAC alert configuration we say “Alert Trigger Window,” should we say something like “trigger delay” here?)
  5. For Digital Outputs, select On or Off as your Output State. Analog inputs will display a stepper and text box so you can adjust gradual states such as dimmable lights and fan speeds.

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