FS-8705-09 – Rapid Engineering ICSii

FieldServer VADD Driver
FS-8705-09
Rapid Engineering ICSI or ICSII Controller Protocol

Description

This driver is used to exchange data between a FieldServer and an ICSI or ICSII HVAC controller device manufactured by Rapid Engineering.

The driver is a serial driver using a RS-485 serial port to connect between the FieldServer and the ICSII capable device.

The driver provides client functionality.

As a client the driver can poll for data from the ICSI or ICSII device as well as being able to some control points and set points. Details are provided below.

Server functionality is built into the driver but is not documented or supported. This functionality is implemented to support our ongoing QC efforts.

The driver is fully compatible with other FieldServer drivers and meets FieldServer’s quality assurance standards. The driver was developed by Chipkin Automation Systems, an Approved FieldServer Integrator.

 

Fieldserver Mode Nodes Comments
Client 99 Up to 99 ICSI or ICSII devices can be linked on one RS485 network. The functional specification of the EIA485 standard limits the number of nodes per segment to 32. If additional network segments are required then repeaters are required. 

The network must consist exclusively of ICSI or ICSII devices. For mixed configurations call for more info.

 

Formal Driver Type

Serial

Client

 

Compatibility Matrix

FieldServer Model Compatible with this driver
FS-x2010 Yes,
FS-x2011 Yes,
FS-x30 Yes,
FS-X40 Yes,

 

Connection Information

Connection type: RS-485
Baud Rates: Driver Supports : 110; 300; 600; 1200; 2400; 4800; 9600; 19200; 28800; 38400; 57600; 115200 BaudVendor Equipment support 9600 Baud
Data Bits: Driver Supports : 7,8
Stop Bits: Driver Supports : 1,2
Parity: Driver Supports : Odd, Even, None
Hardware interface: N/A
Multidrop Capability Yes

 

Devices tested

Device Tested (FACTORY, SITE)
Call Chipkin Automation Systems for an update on this information. This driver has been tested at Sequoia Engineering (an approved FieldServer Integrator) using an ICSII controller during July 2004. It was subsequently tested in Beta form by a customer connected to a network of ICSII controllers during August 2004. Since then the driver has been successfully installed at a number of sites.

 

Connection configurations

 

Connection Notes

 

Communications functions – Supported functions at a glance:

Read / Write Operations supported

Cmd # FieldServer as a Client
1 Heater Status Report (Read command)
2 Setpoints Report (Read command)
3 Occupied Schedule for Air handler (Read Command)
4 Aux. Output Schedule Report. (Read Command)
5 Setpoint Range Report (Read Command)
6 Error and Reset (Read / Write command)
7 Last Power UP and Energy Info Report (Read Command)
8 Change Mode ( Write Command)
9 Change Setpoint (Write Command)
10 Change Schedule for Air handler (Write command)
20 Change Schedule for Aux Output (Write command)
11 Zero Energy Counters ( Write Command)
13 Aux Output control definition / setpoint (Write command0
12 Version Info & Config ( Read Command)
Uni#1 Universal Command to Change Date, time (Write Command)

 

Unsupported Functions and Data Types

Cmd # Description


Data Points

The FieldServer reads data from the ICSII device. The data points below are the points available to the FieldServer but this does not necessarily mean that they are valid for the HVAC device connected to the ICSII.

 

Description

Category

R/W

day of week

Heater Status Info

R

date (MMDDYY)

Heater Status Info

R

(HHMM)

Heater Status Info

R

mode

Heater Status Info

R

current state

Heater Status Info

R

current space temp setpoint

Heater Status Info

R

space temp times 10

Heater Status Info

R

discharge temp

Heater Status Info

R

outside air temp

Heater Status Info

R

pressure setpoint times 1000

Heater Status Info

R

pressure times 1000

Heater Status Info

R

outside air damper

Heater Status Info

R

return air damper

Heater Status Info

R

inputs (hex)

Heater Status Info

R

outputs (hex)

Heater Status Info

R

current error

Heater Status Info

R

space relative humidity

Heater Status Info

R

valve position

Heater Status Info

R

future

Heater Status Info

R

future

Heater Status Info

R

occupied temperature

Setpoints Info

RW

unoccupied temperature

Setpoints Info

RW

maximum discharge temperature

Setpoints Info

RW

minimum discharge temperature

Setpoints Info

RW

building pressure times 100

Setpoints Info

RW

occupied burner turnoff times

Setpoints Info

RW

unoccupied heater turnoff times

Setpoints Info

RW

occupied open relief times

Setpoints Info

RW

unoccupied open relief times

Setpoints Info

RW

low temperature shutdown

Setpoints Info

RW

percent outside air

Setpoints Info

RW

burner turnoff setpoint enable/disable(1=Enable)

Setpoints Info

RW

outside air temp. control enable/disable(1=Enable)

Setpoints Info

RW

room relative humidity setpoint

Setpoints Info

RW

dry-bulb enonomizer setpoint

Setpoints Info

RW

econ type (0,1,2) none, dry-bulb, enthalpy

Setpoints Info

RW

future

Setpoints Info

RW

future

Setpoints Info

RW

period(1,5,9,13,17 ), start (XXXXX = DHHMM)

Occupied Schedule for Air Handler

RW

period(1,5,9,13,17 ), stop (XXXXX = DHHMM)

Occupied Schedule for Air Handler

RW

period(2,6,10,14,18), start (XXXXX = DHHMM)

Occupied Schedule for Air Handler

RW

period(2,6,10,14,18), stop (XXXXX = DHHMM)

Occupied Schedule for Air Handler

RW

period(3,7,11,15,19), start (XXXXX = DHHMM)

Occupied Schedule for Air Handler

RW

period(3,7,11,15,19), stop (XXXXX = DHHMM)

Occupied Schedule for Air Handler

RW

period(4,8,12,16,20), start (XXXXX = DHHMM)

Occupied Schedule for Air Handler

RW

period(4,8,12,16,20), stop (XXXXX = DHHMM)

Occupied Schedule for Air Handler

RW

period(na,na,na,na,21), start (XXXXX = DHHMM)

Occupied Schedule for Air Handler

RW

period(na,na,na,na,21), stop (XXXXX = DHHMM)

Occupied Schedule for Air Handler

RW

period(1,5,9,13,17 ), start (XXXXX = DHHMM)

Aux Output Schedule

RW

period(1,5,9,13,17 ), stop (XXXXX = DHHMM)

Aux Output Schedule

RW

period(2,6,10,14,18), start (XXXXX = DHHMM)

Aux Output Schedule

RW

period(2,6,10,14,18), stop (XXXXX = DHHMM)

Aux Output Schedule

RW

period(3,7,11,15,19), start (XXXXX = DHHMM)

Aux Output Schedule

RW

period(3,7,11,15,19), stop (XXXXX = DHHMM)

Aux Output Schedule

RW

period(4,8,12,16,20), start (XXXXX = DHHMM)

Aux Output Schedule

RW

period(4,8,12,16,20), stop (XXXXX = DHHMM)

Aux Output Schedule

RW

period(na,na,na,na,21), start (XXXXX = DHHMM)

Aux Output Schedule

RW

period(na,na,na,na,21), stop (XXXXX = DHHMM)

Aux Output Schedule

RW

occupied temperature, minimum maximum

Setpoint Ranges

R

unoccupied temperature, minimum maximum

Setpoint Ranges

R

maximum discharge temperature, minimum maximum

Setpoint Ranges

R

minimum discharge temperature, minimum maximum

Setpoint Ranges

R

building pressure, minimum maximum

Setpoint Ranges

R

occupied burner turnoff, minimum maximum

Setpoint Ranges

R

unoccupied heater turnoff, minimum maximum

Setpoint Ranges

R

occupied open relief, minimum maximum

Setpoint Ranges

R

unoccupied open relief, minimum maximum

Setpoint Ranges

R

low temperature shutdown, minimum maximum

Setpoint Ranges

R

percent outside air, minimum maximum

Setpoint Ranges

R

error log no. 1, error no., MMDDYY, HHMM

Error Info

R

error log no. 2, error no., MMDDYY, HHMM

Error Info

R

error log no. 3, error no., MMDDYY, HHMM

Error Info

R

error log no. 4, error no., MMDDYY, HHMM

Error Info

R

last power up date (MMDDYY)

Last Power UP and Energy Info

R

last power up time (HHMM)

Last Power UP and Energy Info

R

number of power ups

Last Power UP and Energy Info

R

number of fan starts

Last Power UP and Energy Info

R

cumulative fan hours on, thousands

Last Power UP and Energy Info

R

cumulative fan hours on, 0-999

Last Power UP and Energy Info

R

CCF – thousands

Last Power UP and Energy Info

R

CCF – 0-999

Last Power UP and Energy Info

R

CCFH – low rate * 100 (CCF)

Last Power UP and Energy Info

R

CCFH – min rate * 100 (CCF)

Last Power UP and Energy Info

R

CCFH – max rate * 100 <- NOTE: *100 (CCF)

Last Power UP and Energy Info

R

CCFH – high rate * 100 <- NOTE: *100 (CCF)

Last Power UP and Energy Info

R

CCFH – current rate (same as 9-12 ??)

Last Power UP and Energy Info

R

Reset Fan Energy Counter

Reset Energy Counters

W

Reset Gas Energy counter

Reset Energy Counters

W

Control Type

Aux output control Settings

W

Sub Type

Aux output control Settings

W

Level

Aux output control Settings

W

 

Support

Please contact Chipkin Automation Systems directly for driver support.

 

Revision History

Date Resp Format Driver Ver. Doc.Rev. Comment
12May2004 PMC 0.00 0 Initial Draft issued for customer review.
19Jun2004 PMC 1.00a 1 1st Release. Minor changes to DFS. Only change of note was to remove function 12 from the ‘unsupported function’ list.
19Aug2004 PMC 1.00a 2 Added connection information.Added part number

Spelling corrections

Notes on testing.

20Aug2004 PMC 1.00a 3 Add Reference to Rapid Engineering
20Oct2004 PMC 1.00a 4 References to ICSi’s added
17Dec2004 PMC 1.00d 0 Time and Date write command is now supported.
14Jan2004 PMC 1.00e 0 Minor changes and banner change.
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