Quick Start Guide
4. Cabling the Interface
Gently pry the clear locking
tab outside of the yellow jacket
on both ends of the cable as
Ensure yellow jacket has not moved out of
position when inserting to the Midas
Module connectors (clear tab is to rest on top of
the yellow jacket bubble).
Caution: Do not over-extend the tab as damage
Bend the cable into 1½ loops
as shown. The two connectors
should be approximately 3 cm
apart. This is to reduce torque
on the installed connector.
Plug the cable into the Midas
and the Interface as shown.
Loosen the black plastic cable
locker on the bottom of the
Midas. Slide this clamp under
the cable locking tab to
prevent the tab from being
depressed. Tighten the locker.
interface module is
installed behind the standard Midas
detector as shown in Figure 1. Power and
data connections are supplied directly to the
interface module. All power and
communication to the Midas
unit is provided
via the LonWorks
See reverse side for mounting information
5. Install Cartridge
Check the part number and type of sensor
cartridge is correct.
Check the "activate by" date.
Remove sensor cartridge from packaging.
Carefully push the sensor cartridge into
the sensor cartridge chamber until fully
Lock the sensor cartridge in place using
the tabs on both sides of the sensor
Confirm that the power switch in the
mounting bracket assembly is in the 'on'
Refit the unit cover by aligning the slots
either side with the locating tabs on the
mounting bracket assembly.
Tighten the thumbscrew located on the
Install the supplied RJ-45 cable between
and the LonWorks
2. Mounting the Interface
interface top plate.
Mount the interface and tighten screws.
See mounting template on reverse side.
Connect 24V DC power and LonWorks
wires to the pluggable connectors. See
wiring diagram on reverse side.
Clamp the cables in the supplied gland
as shown in Figure 2. A spare gland is
Reinstall top plate on the interface.
Turn on 24 VDC power.
Confirm that the Midas
initiates the power
Reset Fault F49 if present.
Set alarm levels and other parameters as
Confirm that the Midas IP parameters are at
default values. If changed, the DHCP client
must be set to 'n'. The IP address must be
restored to 169.254.60.47 and the subnet
mask must be restored to 255.255.255.0
For further details please refer to the Midas
ating manual MIDAS-A-001 and LonWorks
A replacement shielded interconnect cable may be
purchased separately. Order part number MIDAS-
is a registered trademark of Echelon
3. Mounting the Midas
Loosen thumbscrew on front of Midas
Remove unit cover.
Loosen two screws on bottom front of
Separate main chassis from mounting
Mount the Midas
assembly onto the LonWorks
Align the PCB at the top rear of the main
chassis with the connector located at the
top of the mounting bracket assembly.
Slide the main chassis backwards on the
mounting bracket assembly so that the
PCB and connector and tubes engage
WARNING: DO NOT PUSH ON THE LCD AS
THIS MAY CAUSE DAMAGE.
Tighten the screws to secure the main
chassis to the mounting bracket assembly.
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