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Mitsubishi G-50A Operating Manual

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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    MITSUBISHI Building Air Conditioning Control System Maintenance Tools for MN converter & G-50A Before using Maintenance Tools, read this manual thoroughly to ensure correct operation. Operating Manual Contents 1 Foreword 1.1 Introduction of Maintenance Tools 1.2 Required Operating Environment 1.3 Installation 1.4 Starting and Ending the Application...

  • Page 2: Foreword

    Purchasing the license No. for each G-50 to be used, conduct the license registration through the Web browser (http://[IP address of the G-50A]/ administrator.html). After selecting "Maintenance tool" of the optional function on the Web Browser Screen displayed, enter the purchased license No..

  • Page 3: On-line Monitor (via G-50)

    - Setting of initial information to G-50A can not be executed from Maintenance Tool. Make sure to set it from the G-50A initial setting tool locally. If dialup connection environment is available, it can be set from a remote position.

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    The Off-Line Monitor can display, print information obtained by the On-Line Monitor. In the case of connection monitoring utilizing G-50, the operation monitor data collected by G-50A will be transmitted to remote mail servers periodically if the [Operation monitor - mail communication mode] of online mode is adapted.

  • Page 5: Required Operating Environment

    1.2 Required Operating Environment This manual refers to Windows Trademarks MS, Microsoft, Microsoft logo, and Windows are registered trademarks and trade names of Microsoft Corporation. Each company may use as registered trademarks and trade names the product names used in this manual.

  • Page 6: Installation

    1.3 Installation There are two Maintenance Tool setup methods: Method 1) New setup.(See Section 1.3.1) Method 2) Upgrading with existing setup.(See Section 1.3.2) 1.3.1 Setting Up the Maintenance Tools (New setup) To set up Maintenance Tools, follow the 3 steps below. Step 1) Setting up of MSDE Step 2) Setting up of database Step 3) Setting up of Maintenance Tools...

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    Notice During database setting, the process may be observed as stopped for a while. However, it is still under operation internally. Wait for some time until "Press any key to continue - - - -" appears without doing anything. *Do not stop the set up procedure by pressing Step 3) Setting up the Maintenance Tools Set up the application of this Maintenance Tools .

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    1.3.2 Running Maintenance Tool Upgrade The following describes how to upgrade the Maintenance Tool. Step 1) Ending the Maintenance Tool Step 2) Uninstalling the Maintenance Tool Step 3) Upgrade the Database Step 4) Upgrade the Maintenance Tool Request •For setting up, be sure to practice 4 steps in order. Otherwise, Maintenance Tools will not operate normally. Step 1) Ending the Maintenance Tool End the Maintenance Tool program.

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    1.3.3 Uninstalling the Maintenance Tools The method to uninstall the application of the [Maintenance Tools] once installed is given below. (1) Uninstalling the Maintenance Tools 1) Confirm the ending of Maintenance Tools. Confirm that Maintenance Tools program has been ended. If not, end the program.

  • Page 10: Starting And Ending The Application

    1.4 Starting and Ending the Application 1.4.1 Starting the Maintenance Tool (1) Connect the computer and G-50A(MN Converter) and air conditioner. (2) Click on “Start”, and then click on ”Programs”. (3) Click on “Maintenance Tool for Windows2000 & XP” in the “Maintenance Tool”...

  • Page 11: Starting On-line Monitor (local Connection)

    Converter at the local side. For detail, refer to (3).) are previously required. The connection of the modem, public telephone circuit and local MN Converter is necessary. * For a description of the on-site air conditioner system connection method, refer to the MN Converter Operation Manual.

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    (3) Initial setting of modem For the modem to be installed at the local side (MN Converter side), initial setting should be applied before connecting remotely. To apply the initial setting of the modem, click remote setting screen. The Connection Modem Initial Setting Screen will appear. A modem that is already initialized does not have to be re-initialized.

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    (4) Initiating the remote connection To initiate the remote connection, click on the remote setting screen. The Customer Selection Screen will appear. This screen connects to the on-site remote modem. (a) When the addressee has already been registered, select the customer name to be connected in "Select customer name box"...

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    Purchasing the license No. for each G-50 to be used, conduct the license registration through the Web browser (http://[IP address of the G-50A]/ administrator.html). After selecting "Maintenance tool" of the optional function on the Web Browser Screen displayed, enter the purchased license No..

  • Page 15

    For the system composition, please refer to the system diagram of (2)-1 in 1.1.2. To use Remote connection (Dialup), it is previously required to register MODEM onto Windows and set the information on the receiver (the dial-up router at G-50A in the field) of the telephone transmission onto the dial-up connection screen.

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    - Setting of initial information to G-50A can not be executed from Maintenance Tool. Make sure to set it from the G-50A initial setting tool locally. If dialup connection environment is available, it can be set from a remote position.

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    (b) Address book The mail address of G-50A for each project can be registered. As shown in the sample examples, register the name and mail address of G-50A after preparing the [Customer name] folder. [Entering order] 1) Preparing the Customer folder...

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    [Remote access method] LAN : Accessing by directly connecting Maintenance Tool PC and G-50A with LAN (WAN). Dialup : Accessing by dialup connection to G-50A via public network. E-mail : Accessing by E-mail communication to G-50A via mail server.

  • Page 19 Online Connection (1) Clicking “Online Connection (Wide area access mode)”on the section screen of Monitor mode. Last click " ." (2) The customer registration screen will be displayed. Register customer information in the order of [1] -> [2] -> [3] hierarchically. [1] Area name [2] Customer name [3] Air conditioning system name...

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    (c) Setting the [Air conditioning system name] 1) Under the state when the [Customer name folder] desired to be set on the air conditioning system is focussed, the sub-menu will be displayed by right-clicking the air conditioning system list at the right screen. 2) Selecting [Create ...] displays [Setting screen of air conditioning system].

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    (d) Other setting You may select the mail address of maintenance tool PC itself and the Com port to be used. * To use the E-mail mode, mail setting is essentially required. [Mail setting of maintenance tool PC] POP server (Receiving) POP server address Set the IP address of the receiving mail server(POP3) of Maintenance Tool or domain name.

  • Page 22

    1.4.6 Ending the Maintenance Tool Ending the On-Line Monitor (1) Open the Main Screen. (2) Click on [File] on the menu bar. (3) Click on [Return] in the sub-menu. (4) The message “Are you sure you want to finish maintenance tool?”...

  • Page 23: Terms For Each Section

    Terms for Each Section 2.1 Design of Screen The design of the screen is shown below. - Title Bar Displays the title of the screen. - Menu Bar Displays the functions that can be performed using the current screen. Click on an item and a sub-menu or message screen will appear, as shown in the illustration.

  • Page 24: On-line Monitor Operation Method

    On-Line Monitor Operating Method 3.1 On-Line Monitor Screen Transfer Title Screen Optional Setting Main Screen Connecting Information Operation Monitor Malfunction Log Operation Control...

  • Page 25: Function Chart

    Utilizing the mail communication mode in addition, the operation monitoring data collected by G-50A can periodically be transmitted to remote mail servers, and it can be referred as the off-line data later.

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    3.3.2 Automatic Searching (1) Click on and the Automatic Address Searching Screen will appear. - The time required to complete the automatic search will depend on the PC. - The address currently being searched for is displayed as [Address]. Up to 250 addresses can be searched for.

  • Page 27: Main Screen

    3.4 Main Screen The operations in 3.3 Address Search Method have made information about the units known. The [Unit Attributes] are displayed on top of the address buttons. The Function Buttons are now enabled at this time. (1) Click on an address [Button] displaying attributes and information about that unit will be displayed in the [Unit Information Display Columns].

  • Page 28: Function Selection Operations

    *Note "Stop mail communication" is a function to stop the operation monitor mail transmission of G-50 under [mail communication mode] set in Chapter 3.7. It has no relation with (2)-2 E-mail connection mode of 1.1.2 On-line Monitor (via G-50). 3.5 Function Selection Operations (1) First, click on the desired [Function Selection Button].

  • Page 29

    (4)Momentarily, the Connecting Information Screen will appear. (5)Click on Information Screen. (6)The message ”Finish the Connecting Information” will appear. Click on to end or click on continue. Click on and the Main Screen appears. 3.6.2 Screen Functions and Operation (1) Double-click on the interlock unit and operation group SC (remote controller), the Operation System SC Connecting Information Screen (in case operation group SC) will appear as a pop-up...

  • Page 30: Operation Monitor

    3.7 Operation Monitor * Items Performed Here - Monitors the operating condition and operating data of the current units every minute. This information can be displayed and saved. * When an excessively large number of the objective unit for monitoring exists, the monitoring interval may exceed 1 minute (70s, 80s, ---).

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    - From: Mail Address Set the mail address of the G-50A in the [From: Mail Address] field. When sending mail via an ISP, set the mail address allocated by the ISP. When the mail server resides on the LAN, obtain the mail address from the LAN administrator.

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    (8) Click on to end the Operating Status Monitor Screen. The message “Finish the operation status monitor” will appear. Click on to end or click on Clicking displays the screen to save data. Change the data name as required and save it. You may enter your comment also.

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    About LM ADAPTER Operation Monitor Item Performed Here Operation status of LM ADAPTER, current values of network variable and configration property,setting status of switch or the like. [Refer to 3.7 Operation Monitor] 1 Screen Transfer Operation To move to the screen monitoring LM ADAPTER operation, select LM ADAPTER from the main screen.

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    3 Introduction to the screen Display Unit address (Unit digit) Unit address(Tens digit) Contents <Function set switch> Set status of function selector switch 0:OFF setting 1:ON setting <Extension switch> Set status of extension function selector switch 0:OFF setting 1:ON setting <M-NET address switch>...

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    <Binding status : nvoOnOff_n> Binding information on operation status output 0:No binding 1:Binding <IC connection status> Connection status of air conditioner(indoor unit) 0:Not connected 1:Connected <nv Transmitting/receiving data> Latest value of network variables [Rcv] Received value of operation command input...

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    3.7.3 Trend graph Clicking at 3.7.2 (2) [GRAPH] displays Trend Graph Screen. (1) Procedure for graphing (a)Click [Option] on the menu bar. (b)The sub-menu of "Graph detail setting" and "Other setting" will be displayed. Click "Graph detail setting" to set each item of the graph.

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    2) Clicking returns to Trend Graph Screen displaying the horizontal grid line in the number being set to the graph. (e) Starting the graph Clicking initiates monitoring to graph the data for each one minute. The sampling time to allow graphing by online system is limited to 500 minutes maximum.

  • Page 38: Malfunction Log

    3.8 Malfunction Log * Items Performed Here - The malfunction log of the most recent 10 cases (except operation group SC) 3.8.1 Screen Transfer Operation (1) Click on from the function selection buttons on the Main Screen. (2) Click on the units to be monitored (except operation group SC). (3) The message “Monitoring.

  • Page 39: Screen Functions And Operations

    Main Screen is returned. Note: When G-50A is connected to the system, the malfunction log of OC is eliminated. Please check the malfunction log in G-50 to check the malfunction log of OC.

  • Page 40: Optional Setting

    3.9 Optional Setting * Items Performed Here - Self-Diagnosis Monitoring - Operation Control - Sending Command - Monitoring of Pre-error Data : The operation status of the unit (OC/OS) until generating an error can - Date / Time Setting (1) Click on (2) Click on the units to be monitored or operated.

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    3.9.3 Sending Command (1) Click on Command Screen will appear . (2) Input M-NET command desired to transmit by clicking on the button. Direct input from the keyboard is also possible. (3) After inputting command, click on (4) Click on to end the Sending Command Screen and return to the Optional Setting Screen.

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    3.9.5 Date / Time Setting (1) Click on Screen opens and the present time of PC is displayed. * When the unit which does not correspond to a setup of time is chosen, the message of "This function is not available"...

  • Page 43: Operation Control

    3.10 Operation Control * Items Performed Here - ON / OFF of the unit, the operation mode and setting the temperature can be performed in the same manner as a remote controller. 3.10.1 Screen Transfer Operation (1) Click on from the function selection buttons on the Main Screen. (2) Click on the unit to be controled.

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    3.10.3 Screen Functions (1) Click on the button corresponding to the valve number you want to change. “0” represents “close” and “1” represents “open”. To change the valve setting, perform “Fix Release” --> “Fix” (2) After setting, click on (3) Click on to check the current conditions.

  • Page 45: Free Contact Of Indoor Unit

    3.11 Free contact of indoor unit * Items Performed Here - When utilizing the [Indoor unit free contact mode] which uses the external input/output of Free Plan indoor unit (Building-Multi) together with G-50 and TG 2000, the contact action of the indoor unit can be tested with this function.

  • Page 46

    (2) Automatic monitoring To automatically monitor the contact status of indoor units of No.1 ~ 50 repeatedly, select the [Auto monitor] mode. a) Click the [Auto monitor] selection section. The contact status of indoor units of No.1 ~ 50 will automatically be monitored, and this operation will be repeated.

  • Page 47: Off-line Monitor Operating Method

    Off-Line Monitor Operating Method 4.1 Off-Line Monitor Screen Transfer Title Screen Operation Monitor (Operation status monitor screen) (Operation monitor Data list screen) (Trend graph screen) System Information Monitoring of Pre-error Data (System info. Data list screen) (Pre-error Data list screen) (System information screen) (Pre-error data screen)

  • Page 48: Function Chart

    4.2 Function Chart 4.2.1 Operation Monitor Off-Line Analizing --------------------- [Refer to 4.3.1] Monitors and prints about unit data saved in On-Line “3.7 Operation Monitor”. Graph --------------------- The operation data obtained can be graphed for display. Check Mail ------------------------------- [Refer to 4.3.3] Extracts the operation monitoring data being mail-transferred by the remote monitor mode from the mail server.

  • Page 49: Operation Monitor

    4.3 Operation Monitor * Items Performed Here - Monitors and prints about the System Information and the Operating Data of units saved using the on-line monitor. 4.3.1 Off-Line Analyzing (1) Click on to display the data list screen of Operation Monitor. (2) Click on [Monitor Data] desired to be monitored.

  • Page 50

    - Click on [Help] and “Explanation of Terminology” and “Operation Method” sub-menus can be selected. [Refer to 3.6 Connecting Information 3.6.2 (2) ”Menu Bar”] (c) Click on [Return] on the menu bar to end the Operation Status Monitor Screen. The screen returns to the data list screen of Operation Monitor. 4.3.2 Graph (1) Click on to display the data list screen of...

  • Page 51

    - Clicking "Sampling setting ---" displays Sampling Setting Screen. Set the sampling time (interval) by moving [Scroll bar] or input through the keyboard. For the sampling interval, set the time interval of the abscissas axis with 1 ~10 minutes. For the horizontal grid line, refer to [3.7.3 (1) Procedure for graphing]. (b) Screen function and operation 1) Clicking [Graph number] makes the graph line bold.

  • Page 52

    4.3.3 Check mail *Mail Server Setting In order to provide mail checking to the operation data mail-messaged from G-50 by utilizing Mail communication mode under online mode, the setting is required relating to the connection of the objective mail server. (a) Clicking on the sub-menu “Mail server setting”...

  • Page 53: System Information

    4.4 System Information 4.4.1 Off-Line Analyzing (1) Click on of System Information. (2) Click on [Monitor Data] desired to monitor. (3) Click on - The System Information Screen of Off-Line displays all connection information memorized by the connected G-50. Notice: This covers the operation with the menu of the right-clicking of the mouse.

  • Page 54: Monitoring Of Pre-error Data

    Monitoring of Pre-error Data 4.5.1 Off-Line Analyzing (1) Click on Pre-error. (2) Click on [Monitor Data] desired to monitor. (3) Click on Notice: This covers the operation with the menu of the right-clicking of the mouse. (Refer to 4.6.6 Right-clicking menu.) (4) On the Pre-error Data screen, the operation status data immediately before generating error will be displayed in a unit of minute.

  • Page 55: Filing Operation

    4.6 Function common for each screen (Filing operation) * Clicking the button of "Monitor Data", "Monitor Date", "Last Updated" and "Others" at the upper column allows to sort the displayed data. * The right-clicking operation of the mouse covers the operation of each file also. For detail, refer to the item 4.6.5 Right-click menu.

  • Page 56

    4.6.4 Text Convert (1) Clicking to display Data list screen containing the file desired to edit. (Text conversion can also be adapted to the Pre-error data. For the converting method, refer to 4.5.1(5).) (2) Click on [Monitor Data] desired to convert into text format.

  • Page 57

    4.6.6 Right-clicking menu - Right-clicking menu Clicking the right button of the mouse on [Monitor data] displays the pop-up menu as shown on the right screen. The items that can be set are same as that of the function button on the screen listing each data. (Some function is unable to operate partially.) Use them in accordance with your applications.

  • Page 58: Offline On Wide Area Access Mode

    4.7 Offline Analyze on Wide area access mode The function of the offline mode is mostly equals that of the normal mode, however, the following function is provided additionally. 1) Display of monitored name objective for data collection. - The [AREA name], [Customer name] and [Air conditioning system name] are shown for each data obtained.

  • Page 59: File Names

    File Names 5.1 System Information Data The data saved in Section "3.4 Main Screen (2)" is stored in c:¥ProgramFiles¥mnttool32¥DATA - The following is an explanation of the file name SI_20040315_181026.MTDX 5.2 Operating Status Monitor Data The data saved in Section "3. 7 Operation Monitor" is stored in c:¥ProgramFiles¥mnttool32¥DATA - The following is an explanation of the file name(Operating Status Monitor Data has been automatically stored at the on-line monitoring.) OM_20040315_181026.MTDX...

  • Page 60: How To Change Setting Of Firewall

    How to Change Setting of Firewall for Windows XP Introduction When connecting Maintenance Tool through G-50A, normal communication may not be performed if Firewall, the security function of Windows XP, has wholly been validated. (* In E-Mail mode and MN converter connection, it is not related) Therefore, the setting of Firewall should partially be changed following the procedure indicated in Chapter 3 How to change the setting of Firewall.

  • Page 61

    The [Local Area Connection Properties] screen will be displayed. Select the [Advanced] tab. Confirm that the checking column of [Internet Connection Firewall] has been affixed with a check mark. (10) Click the [Settings - - -] button. (11) The [Advanced Settings] screen will be displayed. (12) Click the checking column of [Internet Mail Server [SMTP]] within the [Service] tab to affix a check mark.

  • Page 62

    (11) [Advanced Settings] will be displayed. (12) Click the checking column of [Internet Mail Server [SMTP]] within the [Service] tab to affix a check mark. (13) Click the [OK] button to close the [Advanced Settings] screen. Now the setting of Firewall has completed. Close all screens and start Maintenance Tool. Caution: For security protection while connecting with Internet and the like, it is recommended to restore the settings of Firewall to the original one after terminating Maintenance Tool.

  • Page 63

    On the [Windows Security Alert] screen, if [Keep Blocking] or [Ask Me Later] has been selected, the settings of Firewall should be changed manually. The method of change is given below. (1) Select [Control Panel] from the Start menu. (2) The [Control Panel] screen will be displayed. (3) Click [Network and Internet Connections].

  • Page 64

    (11) The [Windows Firewall] screen will be displayed. Confirm that Firewall is being set to [On [recommended]]. Do not affix a check mark to [Don't allow exceptions]. (12) Click the [Exceptions] tab. (13) Click the checking column of [MntTool32(Maintenance Tool)] to affix a check mark.

  • Page 65: Troubleshooting

    Cause Install CD-ROM not properly positioned. Insufficient memory. OS is not an English version. The IP address of G-50A or PC is incorrect. LAN cable is not connected. The S/W version of G-50A is older than Ver2.40.

  • Page 66

    The dial-up router is not connected. Or connected but incorrectly. The default gateway of G-50A is not set. The incorrect display of the receiver address is pointed out by SMTP. The Monitor Finish Date is older than the current date/time of G-50A.

  • Page 67

    large!! Please, delete old monitor data!!" is displayed during collecting data. Data becomes a red display and the "-" display. Malfunction Log Trouble Trouble Cannot clear malfunction log There is an error code, but the contents of the error are not displayed Operation Monitor Mail Communication Mode Trouble Trouble Operation monitor mail cannot receive...

  • Page 68

    It was going to import the data acquired by “Maintenance Tools (Ver.3.**)”. Repair Execute the initial setting of Maintenance Tool or G-50A mail address on the local G-50A by using the G-50A initial setting tool. Verify the set contents of the mail server/mail address.

  • Page 69

    A message of " The file name is incorrect. --- " is displayed. Data cannot be imported. Off-Line Monitor Trouble(2) Trouble Printing is not normally carried out for graph etc. In processing for the time searching or text convert of the operation status monitor, "Date or Time is wrong"...

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