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C300 Controller
User's Guide
EP-DCX464
R301.1
11/06

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  • Page 1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide EP-DCX464 R301.1 11/06...
  • Page 2 In no event is Honeywell liable to anyone for any indirect, special or consequential damages. The information and specifications in this document are subject to change without notice.
  • Page 3 The following list identifies all documents that may be sources of reference for material discussed in this publication. Document Title Contacts World Wide Web The following Honeywell web sites may be of interest to Process Solutions customers. Honeywell Organization WWW Address (URL) Corporate http://www.honeywell.com Honeywell Process Solutions http://hpsweb.honeywell.com...
  • Page 4 Republic of China China Singapore Honeywell Global TAC - +65-6580-3500 South East Asia Taiwan Honeywell Global TAC - +886-7-323-5900 Taiwan +81-3-5440-1303 Japan Honeywell Global TAC - Japan Elsewhere Call your nearest Honeywell office. Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 5 WARNING symbol on the equipment refers the user to the product manual for additional information. The symbol appears next to required information in the manual. R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 6 Chassis Ground: Identifies a connection to the chassis or frame of the equipment shall be bonded to Protective Earth at the source of supply in accordance with national and local electrical code requirements. Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    C300 Peer communication with Experion nodes..............16 C300 connections with Rockwell PLC devices..............17 C300 connections to the Control Firewall................17 C300 CONTROLLER INSTALLATION AND UPGRADES ....19 Pre-installation considerations ................19 Installation declarations......................19 Series C control hardware installation requirements ............20 R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 8 To convert a redundant C300 Controller to a non-redundant controller ......51 Configure IOLINK function blocks................52 To configure IOLINK blocks ....................53 Import/export C300 Controller configuration ............55 Reset Device Index and IP address of a controller ..........55 viii Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 9 CEEC300 Function Block ..................106 Main Tab ..........................106 Peer Configuration tab .......................109 Statistics tab........................110 CPU Loading Tab.......................114 CPU Overruns tab......................114 Memory tab ........................115 Peer Communications tab ....................117 Display Communications tab....................118 Block Types Info tab......................119 R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 10 Loading CEEC300......................151 To load a CEEC300 block ....................151 Loading IOMs and CMs..................... 153 Load With Contents command................154 Reloading components from project..............154 Upload to the Monitoring database ..............156 C300 CONTROLLER OPERATION ........... 157 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 11 Viewing controller operation and status in Control Builder......181 C300 operating behaviors ..................183 Time management in the C300 Controller................183 Hardware Watchdog Timer ....................184 Critical Task Health Monitor ....................184 C300 Controller overload conditions ..................185 R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 12 Redundancy Link Status – RDNLINKFAILED ..............204 OPM Status – RDNOPMSTATUS ..................204 On-process Migration of C300 Controller ............208 ‘Go-Back to Idle’ option ..................... 208 Controller redundancy specifications..............209 C300 CONTROLLER MAINTENANCE ..........211 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 13 IOLINK block soft failures ..................232 Additional status and fault messages ..............235 Redundancy-related notifications ..................235 OPM-related notifications – RDNOPMSTATUS parmaeter..........235 Online diagnostics ....................235 Fault classifications....................235 Hard/Severe Failures ......................237 Soft Failures ........................238 Installation-Startup Failures....................239 R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide xiii 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 14 Redundant Primary C300 Controller with Memory Retention ..........245 Secondary C300 Controller with no Memory Retention............. 246 Secondary C300 Controller with Memory Retention............248 Notes:..........................249 Gathering information for reporting problems to Honeywell ......250 Getting further assistance ..................251 Other troubleshooting sources ..................251 Guidelines for requesting support..................253 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1...
  • Page 15 Table 14 Redundancy-Related Notifications .............. 201 Table 15 OPM-Related Notifications ................204 Table 16 C300 Controller Soft Failures ..............229 Table 17 IOLINK Block Soft Failures................232 Table 18 C300 Fault Classifications and Possible Causes ........236 R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 16 Figure 8 Control Builder Monitoring tab ..............181 Figure 9 C300 Controller configuration form...............182 Figure 10 C300 Controller synchronization states ............192 Figure 11 C300 Controller Block Redundancy tab............193 Figure 12 Soft Failures tab in Control Builder .............229 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 17: About This Guide

    Other resources and guides in Knowledge Builder provide this same information for other Experion control hardware, such as Process Manager I/O, Series C I/O, and Series A Chassis I/O. See Locating related documentation for a partial listing of these documents. R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 18: Locating Related Documentation

    Process Manager I/O Troubleshooting and Maintenance Guide - Guide features notification messages (soft fail codes and hard fail codes), service procedures and parts lists for PMIO I/O control hardware. Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 19: C300 Controller Purpose

    C300 Controller and redundancy cable is all that is required for redundant controller operation. (No RMs) I/O Link Interface C200 – An I/O Link Interface plug-in Module (IOLINK) installed in the controller chassis is required to connect PMIO I/O to the R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 20 Experion function block types for control strategy execution. There are some exceptions. Engineering Tools C200 and C300 – Both controllers use the same engineering tools utilities and applications for maintenance tasks (except NTools). C300 uses CTools engineering utility. Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 21: Getting Started

    C300 Configuration Form Reference Load function blocks to C300 components Load C300 Controller Configuration Reload components from Project Reloading components from Project Review C300 Controller start up routines C300 Controller start up R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 22 C300 redundancy operation functionality Review C300 Controller maintenance and C300 Controller Maintenance replacement procedures Investigate a cause of a problem C300 Controller Troubleshooting Install and wire C300 Controller hardware C300 Controller installation Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 23: C300 Controller Planning And Design

    Refer to the Control Hardware Planning Guide in Knowledge Builder for a general discussion of planning activities for Experion Control hardware that covers: Initial planning and design • Control network considerations • Control hardware configuration • R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 24: Series C Control Hardware

    LEDs and a four-character alphanumeric display. The IOTA contains connectors that accept the associated control module and the various I/O connectors for cables that connect to other Series C control hardware. Figure 1 shows an example of the design. Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell...
  • Page 25: Figure 1 Series C Form Factor Example

    Series C control hardware Series C form factor Figure 1 Series C form factor example R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 26: C300 Controller

    Figure 2. The function blocks that are contained in the controller support multiple execution environments. A Control Execution Environment block (CEEC300) and two Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell...
  • Page 27: C300 Controller Execution Environments

    CEE function block The Control Execution Environment (CEEC300) block is a function block which is similar to the CEE blocks in the C200 and ACE controllers and uses the same library of R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 28: I/O Modules Supported By The C300 Controller

    Table 1 Series A I/O Modules supported by C300 Controller Series A I/O Module Model Conformally Coated Model Number Pulse Input Module (supported by CCL) TC-MDP081 TK-MDP081 Serial Interface Module TC-MUX021 TK-MUX021 Profibus interface (supported by CCL) SST-PFBCLX Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 29: Identify C300 Controller Components

    Provides connection for eight FTE cables CC-TCF901 Firewall IOTA from in-cabinet controllers and Series C CU-TCF901 FIMs. The 9 port provides an uplink to the FTE supervisory network. Provides 24 Vdc power distribution to the control R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 30 Carrier busbars and Series C IOTAs. Power Supply, 24 Vdc, 20 Amp. fully redundant power CC-PWRB01 Redundant with supply with battery back up. Provides Battery Back Up redundant power to Carrier busbars and Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 31: C300 Controller Performance Data

    The number of I/O Units assigned to any given Series A I/O device is specified for • that device. • One non-redundant or redundant Series C Fieldbus Interface Module = 4 I/O Units R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 32: Control Network Considerations

    C300 and C200 controllers, (via FTEB module); both controllers must reside on an FTE supervisory nework. That is, a C300 controller cannot be added to a server where C200 controllers are resident on a ControlNet supervisory network. Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 33: C300 Connections With Rockwell Plc Devices

    Level 1 nodes on the FTE network and an uplink to the supervisory level FTE network. The module provides message management and protects the Level 1 network from message storms by allowing only messages intended for Level 1 nodes, and rejecting other unneeded messages. R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 34 Control network considerations C300 connections to the Control Firewall Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 35: C300 Controller Installation And Upgrades

    Code (CEC), C22.1. It is intended to be mounted within an enclosure or suitable environment acceptable to the local "authority having jurisdiction," as defined in the NEC, or "authorized person" as defined in the CEC. R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 36: Series C Control Hardware Installation Requirements

    Connections from the Power System rail to the IOTA is made with screws that connect to the rails running down the spine (back of) of the IOTA Carrier. See Selecting Series C Power System in the Control Hardware Planning Guide for power system options. Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 37: Controller Memory Backup

    IOTA board. The Controller assembly is installed in a control cabinet on vertically- mounted carriers specifically for Series C control hardware. The following figure shows the features of the C300 Controller IOTA board. R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 38: Figure 3 C300 Controller Iota Board Features

    C300 Controller installation C300 Controller assembly Figure 3 C300 Controller IOTA Board Features Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 39: Table 3 C300 Controller Iota Board Connector Summary

    Installed pair of Control Firewall (CF9) assemblies. • The necessary parts for installing C300 Controller to the control system. See Series • C System Cabling in the Control Hardware Planning Guide for cable hardware R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 40: To Install A C300 Controller

    Be sure component side of IOTA is facing up. Secure IOTA to carrier using screws, washers and spacers provided. Insert spacers and washers between bottom of IOTA and top of carrier. Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 41 Connect IOLINK cable pair to IOL1A and IOL1B for IOLINK 1 interface of the controller. Connect a second IOLINK cable pair to IOL2A and IOL2B for IOLINK 2 • interface of the controller. R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 42 If the controller is to be redundant - In Control Builder, be sure to select the ‘Controller is Redundant’ check box of the primary controller’s configuration Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 43: C300 Secondary Controller Installation

    Considerations The secondary controller should be installed in the same cabinet as the primary • controller. The secondary controller may be installed on a separate carrier from the primary • controller. R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 44: To Install A Partner Secondary C300 Controller

    Connect FTE-A and FTE-B Ethernet link cables to the RJ-45 connectors on C300 IOTA board. • The Yellow Cat5 cable connects to the “FTEA” connector on the IOTA. • The Green Cat5 cable connects to the “FTEB” connector on the IOTA. Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 45 IOTA board. Set the switches to a three digit address ranging from 001 to 510. The leftmost switch (100) is used to set the hundreds digit. The middle switch (10) is used to set the tens R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 46: Cf9 Control Firewall

    In the control cabinet, Control Firewall assemblies (CF9) provide connection of control hardware (C300 Controllers, Series C FIMs, and FTEB modules) to the FTE network. STP CAT5 cables connect the FTE-capable control hardware to the Control Firewall Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell...
  • Page 47: Series C I/O Modules Installation

    The following indications are shown on the faceplate display of the C300 Controller during the firmware upgrade operation. The display shows LOAD while the firmware image is being loaded to the controller • R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 48 The controller is set to timeout in 4.5 minutes if the firmware upgrade operation is not completed. When the timeout occurs, the controller aborts the upgrade operation and returns to the operating state (ALIV or RDY) prior to the start of the firmware upgrade. Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell...
  • Page 49: C300 Controller Configuration

    Reset Device Index and IP address of a controller Create a Control Module Assign Control Modules and IOMs to a CEEC300 block Copy Control Modules Assign I/O Modules to C300 IOLINK blocks Add an I/O Channel to a Control Module R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 50: Configuration Overview

    Planning and configuration of your FTE network should be performed prior to C300 configuration. Follow best practices for constructing your level 1 LAN groupings in your FTE network. See Fault Tolerant Ethernet Network Overview and Implementation Guide for details. Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 51: Specifying A Time Server

    Device Index number, (otherwise it will be flagged as an error). During normal operation the display on the controller faceplate shows the Device Index as part of the rotating display of information. R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 52: Create C300 Controller And Cee Function Blocks

    To configure a C300 Controller block Step Action Result Click File > New > Controllers > C300 Calls up the C300 Block configuration Controller (2 I/O Links). form with a default Tag Name field highlighted. Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 53 Moves cursor to Device Index field. Click on the value and enter a new Moves cursor to Module is redundant Device Index number. Use odd numbers check box. for primary controllers. Press <Tab>. R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 54 Press <Tab>. Accept the default or key in desired value. Note: Do not set lower than the default value of 20%. Click Server History tab. Calls up the Server History configuration form. Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 55 Station application. Use the on-line help as a guide to Calls up the Server Displays complete the configuration entries on this configuration form. tab. Click the Server Displays tab. R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 56 Create C300 Controller and CEE function blocks To configure a C300 Controller block Step Action Result Use the on-line help as a guide to Closes the form. complete the configuration entries on this tab. Click the OK button. Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 57 The following block icons now appear in the Project window: • C300 Controller block, and • its associated CEEC300 block • 2 IOLINK blocks and • a C300 Secondary Controller block (if redundant). R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 58: Configure Ceec300 Block

    Step Action Result In the Project window, right-click on the Calls up shortcut menu. CEEC300_BLK block icon. Click Module Properties... Calls up CEEC300 Block configuration form. The Tag name field is highlighted. Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 59 Moves cursor to Base Execution Period field. Base Execution Period is 50 msec. Moves cursor to User Lock for CEE Run Press <Tab>. field. Note that CEE Command field is available only in Monitor mode. R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 60 Press Time check box. <Tab>. Add a check to the box if Daylight Moves cursor to the Year Format field. Savings Time is in effect for this location. Press <Tab>. Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 61 Or, skip this field, if no peer environments will be used. Click Server History tab and go to Step 25. Key in valid name for existing peer Moves cursor to Peer Subscription environment. Press <Tab>. Period column. R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 62: Configure A Secondary C300 Controller Block

    When a C300 Controller is configured as Redundant, the Secondary C300 Controller block is added to the Project tab automatically. Prerequisites Control Builder is running • Tree windows are open • Considerations All illustrations used in the procedure are for example purposes only. Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 63: To Configure A Secondary C300 Controller Block

    To configure a Secondary C300 Controller block Step Action Result In the Project window, right-click on the Calls up shortcut menu. C300_SEC_1 block icon. Click Module Properties... Calls up the Secondary C300 Block configuration form. R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 64 Moves cursor to the Alarming Enabled check box. Accept the default (Alarming Enabled), or The configuration form for Secondary uncheck the box to disable alarming C300 Controller block closes. function. Click the OK button. Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 65: Convert A Non-Redundant C300 Controller To A Redundant Controller

    To convert a non-redundant C300 Controller to a Redundant controller Step Action Result In the Project window, right-click on the Calls up shortcut menu. C300_NonRED Controller block icon. Click Module Properties... Calls up the C300 Block configuration form. R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 66 The C300 block in the Monitor view changes from a non-redundant icon to a redundant icon. Connect the Redundancy cable between A ‘Not Synchronized’ alarm may be the redundant controller pairs. generated. Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 67: Convert A Redundant C300 Controller To A Non-Redundant Controller

    Action Result Alarms are generated. Disconnect the redundancy cable from the primary C300 Controller. Controller is removed from system. Remove the secondary controller hardware by removing the controller module and its IOTA. R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 68: Configure Iolink Function Blocks

    Project tab. These blocks provide the interface to the controller for associated I/O Module blocks Prerequisites Control Builder is running • Tree windows are open • Considerations All illustrations used in the procedure are for example purposes only. Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 69: To Configure Iolink Blocks

    To configure IOLINK blocks To configure IOLINK blocks Step Action Result In the Project window, right-click on the Calls up shortcut menu. IOLINK_1BLK block icon. Click Module Properties... Calls up IOLINK Block configuration form. R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 70 Press <Tab>. Enter Item Name. Press <Tab>. Moves cursor to Description field. Enter descriptive text of up to 132 Moves cursor to I/O Family field. characters. Press <Tab>. Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 71: Import/Export C300 Controller Configuration

    IOTA) and its assigned IP Address in the controller’s non-volatile memory. You can change the Device Index and obtain another IP Address for the controller upon startup. For instance, when a duplicate Device Index is discovered on the same FTE R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 72 Assume the new Device Index set in the FTE DEVICE INDEX and request • an IP Address based on this new Device Index. In Control Builder, configure as a new controller. See C300 Controller Configuration for the procedure. Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 73: Create A Control Module

    Control Builder with a Control Module chart shown in the control drawing area. Prerequisites Control Builder is running • Tree windows are open • Considerations All illustrations used in the procedure are for example purposes only. R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 74: To Create And Save A Control Module

    The new Control Module is automatically saved to your harddrive. Select Edit -> Module Properties… or double-click with the mouse cursor located anywhere inside the chart to open the Control Module parameter configuration form for input. Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 75 Create a Control Module To create and save a Control Module. Step Action R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 76: Assign Control Modules And Ioms To A Ceec300 Block

    CMs and I/O Modules (IOMs) to the CEEC300 block. Note that in the C300 controller environment, Chassis IOMs and Rail IO modules can be assigned only to the CEEC300 block. Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell...
  • Page 77: To Assign Control Modules And Ioms To A Cee

    Assignment dialog box. (There is no set Assignment. Or, click assignment default state for the dialog, so it may button in the toolbar. come up with different active fields than shown below.) R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 78 Available Modules and Assigned Modules lists. With CMs/SCMs tab selected, click listed Highlights selection and configured CM to be assigned to a CEE. CEEs appear in the Assign To list. Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 79 Accept default CEE selection or click Be sure correct CEE is selected in list. desired CEE in list. Selected CM is assigned to the selected Click the CEE and appears in the Assigned assign button. Modules list. R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 80 Assign Control Modules and IOMs to a CEEC300 block To assign Control Modules and IOMs to a CEE Step Action Result Click IOMs tab in Available Modules Configured IOMs/IOPs appear in list. section. Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 81 CEE and appears in the Assigned assign button. Modules list. Repeat Steps 2 to 4 to assign other Complete CM, SCM, and IOM CMs/SCMs. Or, repeat Steps 5 to 8 to assignments. assign other IOMs. R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 82: Copy Control Modules

    Control Module block to be highlighted on the Project Tree. copied. Click Edit -> Copy. Selected Control Module block is saved to Control Builder clipboard Alternate method: and Name New Function Block(s)… dialog appears. Click <Ctrl>-C. Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 83 Click Finish Copied Control Module block with newly-designated name is pasted onto the Project Tree. R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 84: Assign I/O Modules To C300 Iolink Blocks

    IOM identification before assigning it to the IOLINK. To assign Series C IO Modules and Process Manager IOMs to IOLINK blocks Step Action Result Click Edit->Execution Environment Calls up Execution Environment Assignment dialog box. (There is no set Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 85 To assign Series C IO Modules and Process Manager IOMs to IOLINK blocks Step Action Result default state for the dialog, so it may Assignment. Or, click assignment come up with different active fields than button in the toolbar. shown below.) R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 86 Available Modules and Assigned Modules lists. With IOMs tab selected, click desired Highlights selection and configured IOM to be assigned to given IOLINK. IOLINKs appear in the Assign To list. Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 87 Selected IOM is assigned to the selected Click the IOLINK and appears in the Assigned assign button. Modules list. Note: You may need to select the IOLINK in the list to view the IOM just assigned to it. R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 88 Assign I/O Modules to C300 IOLINK blocks To assign Series C IO Modules and Process Manager IOMs to IOLINK blocks Step Action Result Repeat Steps 2 to 4 to assign other Complete IOM assignments. IOMs. Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 89: Add An I/O Channel To A Control Module

    Control Builder is running • Tree windows are open • Considerations All illustrations used in the procedure are for example purposes only. Blocks appear as Block Symbols on the Control Module chart. R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 90: To Add Io Channel Blocks To A Control Module Chart

    For details to connect function blocks, see Connecting and disconnecting blocks in the Control Building Guide. If you are building a control strategy to include insertion points, refer to Creating a strategy to use insertion points in the Control Building Guide. Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 91: Figure 4 Control Module Chart With An Aichannel Block

    Add an I/O Channel to a Control Module To add IO Channel blocks to a Control Module chart Figure 4 Control Module chart with an AICHANNEL block R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 92 Add an I/O Channel to a Control Module To add IO Channel blocks to a Control Module chart Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 93: C300 Configuration Form Reference

    User Notes Configurable Tag Name Tag Name Project Only System assigned or user configured unique name. Consisting of up to 16 characters and at least one character must be a letter (A-Z). R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 94 Battery State BATTERYNOTOK Shows if battery voltage is within ‘good’ range. Soft Failures Present SOFTFAIL Indicates if Soft Failures (See Soft Failures are currently active. for details) Redundancy Configuration Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 95: Redundancy Tab

    Note that the Redundancy tab is exposed only when the Controller is configured as redundant. The Module is redundant check box (MODISREDUN parameter) is checked on the Main tab of the C300 block. R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 96 Redundancy RDNCMPT Shows redundant partner Compatibility compatibility. Inhibit Sync Reason RDNINHIBITSYNC Shows the reasons for inhibiting initial-sync. Initial Sync Progress RDNSYNCPROG Shows current synchronization progress in percent. Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 97 Redundancy Delay RDNDELAYAVG The average of redundancy delay CPU in percent. Max Redundancy RDNDELAYMAX Historical maximum Delay (%) redundancy delay CPU value observed since power up or last statistics reset. R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 98: System Time Tab

    SNTP servers and GPS sources, along with their status. The following table summarizes the parameter data you can monitor on the System Time tab of the configuration form for the selected C300 block. Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell...
  • Page 99 SNTP Skew Limit NUMSNTPSKEWEX Shows number times Exceeded SNTP skew threshold was exceeded. MAXSNTPSKEW Max. SNTP Skew Shows maximum SNTP (msec) skew recorded. GPS Status GPS Status GPSSTAT Shows status for time source. R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 100: Statistics Tab

    CPUFREEMIN Minimum CPU Free value, in percent. Value represents minimum recorded since module power up or last statistics reset. Hardware Temperature Current Temperature CTEMP Current operating (deg. C) temperature, in degrees C. Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 101 Max Initiator Input TINUMINMSGMAXPS Rate Initiator Output Rate TINUMOUTMSGAVGP Max Initiator Output TINUMOUTMSGMAXP Rate Responder Input TRNUMINMSGAVGPS Rate Max Responder Input TRNUMINMSGMAXPS Rate Responder Output TRNUMOUTMSGAVGP Rate Max Responder TRNUMOUTMSGMAXP Output Rate R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 102: Peer Connections Tab

    LIOIM nodes. Peer Responding Connections Responding to ACEs TNUMACEOUTCON Shows the number of originator Application Control Environments (ACEs). Responding to C300s TNUMC3OUTCON Shows the number of originator C300 Controllers. Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 103: Hardware Information Tab

    See Note 1 installed in the module. Hardware Factory Information Module Type MODTYPE Identifies the model number and identification string of the module. Serial Number SERIALNUM Identifies the serial number of the module. R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 104: Fte Tab

    The following table summarizes the parameter data you can monitor on the FTE tab of the configuration form for the selected C300 block. Plain Text Parameter Name Notes User Configurable Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 105 Max Depth FTEMARTMAXDEPTH Shows maximum depth that the FTE MART has reached (largest number of entries in table). Average Depth FTEMARTAVGDEPTH Shows average depth of FTE MART (average number of entries in table). R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 106 A (Yellow Tree Port) on the FTE Bridge. LAN_B Tx Rate LANBTXRATE Indicates communication (kBit/sec transmission rate in kilobits per second (kbps) for port B (Green Tree Port) on the FTE Bridge. Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 107 Tree Port) on the FTE Bridge. LAN_B Rx Rate Max LANBRXRATEMAX Indicates maximum (kBit/sec communication receive rate in kilobits per second (kbps) for port B (Green Tree Port) on the FTE Bridge. FTM Statistics R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 108: Utp/Tcp Tab

    UDP/TCP tab of the configuration form for the selected C300 block. Plain Text Parameter Name User Notes Configurable UDP/TCP Local UDP Listeners UDPLISTENERS Shows path information for all open ports on the FTE Bridge module. Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 109 SYN-SENT state from the CLOSED state. Passive Opens TCPPASSIVEOPENS Number of times TCP connections have made a direct transition to the SYN-RCVD state from the LISTEN state. R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 110 – that is, number of TCP segments transmitted containing one or more previously transmitted octets. Segments Discarded TCPINERRS Total number of segments for Errors received in error (for example, bad TCP checksums). Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 111: Ip/Icmp Tab

    IP options, etc. Datagrams IPINADDRERRORS Number of input Misdelivery Drops datagrams discarded because the IP address in their IP header's destination field was not a valid address to be received at this entity. R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 112 Datagrams Drops for IPOUTNOROUTES Number of IP datagrams No Routes discarded because no route could be found to transmit them to their destination. Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 113 ICMP Statistics – (Controls transmission of error and control messages between hosts and gateways.) Messages Received ICMPINMSGS Total number of ICMP messages which the entity received. R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 114: Soft Failures Tab

    The Soft Failures tab provides indications of various soft failure conditions for the C300 Controller hardware. See C300 Controller soft failures table in the Troubleshooting section for more detailed information and corrective actions in clearing these faults. Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 115 Corrected single-bit errors RAM Sweep Error in Main RAM. Uncorrectable User BACKUPRAMSWEEPE Uncorrectable single-bit RAM Sweep Error errors in Application RAM. Corrected User RAM BACKUPRAMSCRUBE Corrected single-bit errors Sweep Error in Application RAM. R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 116: Qvcs Tab

    Server History tab is loaded to the Experion Server. See the Control Building Guidefor information about setting system preferences. Plain Text Parameter Name User Notes Configurable Access Levels Control Level SCANCTRLLVL Indicates Server control Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 117 Gate State HIST.GATEVALUE Defines gate state for configured gating parameter. Create New or Edit Launches the Server Existing Server scripting configuration Scripts (Button) utility. R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 118: Server Displays Tab

    Associated Display SCANASSOCDSP Name of the Server display to be associated with this function block. Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 119 Defines number of position configured parameter will occupy in the Station Group display. Group Parameter GROUP.PARAM Valid parameter name for a parameter associated with the given point that is configured in the system. R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 120: Control Confirmation Tab

    (A-Z). Description DESC Descriptive text that appears on detail and group displays to uniquely describe this particular function block Block Comment 1 BLCKCOMMENT1 Comment to be associated Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 121 MODIFIEDBY Identifies user who made last modifications to block, if operator security is implemented. Otherwise, may just show default login. If this block is in Version Control System, modifications apply to last R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 122: Secondary C300 Block

    The Main tab is used for the configuration of the CEEC300 block. See To configure a CEEC300 Function Block for the steps to configure a CEEC300 block. This tab also displays important state information and supports generation of commands to the Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 123 Indicates the user level Idle required to command CEEIDLE. Program Access may PROGLCKTORUN Determines whether command CEE from program access is Idle to Run allowed to command CEE from Idle to Run. R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 124 Batch Events Settings BATCHEVTMRY Batch Events Indicates the buffer size Memory allocated for batch events. Time Info Time Zone TIMEZONE Shows the time zone offset value for the controller location Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 125: Peer Configuration Tab

    C300) and non- CEE data servers (such as OPC Servers). Number of Peer NUMPEERENV Indicates the number of Environments peer environments (such as ACE, C200 and C300) configured for the CEE block. R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 126: Statistics Tab

    CEE. The following table summarizes the parameter data you can monitor and/or configure on the Statistics tab of the configuration form for the selected CEEC300 block. Plain Text Parameter Name User Notes Configurable Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 127 The average number of Rate peer parameters per second processed by the CEE. Maximum Peer CPEERMAXPPS [ ] The maximum number Responder Rate of peer parameters per second processed by the CEE. R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 128 Push/Store NUMACCRQUAVG The average number of Response Rate Acyclic peer communication parameter requests per second. Maximum Push/Store NUMACCRQUMAX The maximum number Rate of Acyclic peer communication parameter requests per second. OPC Statistics Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 129 Libraries (CCLs) in the controller. Library Load Status CCLLOADSTAT The load status of the CCL last loaded to the controller. Batch Events Statistics Batch Events Rate NUMBEVENTSAVG Maximum Batch NUMBEVENTSMAX Events Rate R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 130: Cpu Loading Tab

    CPU Overruns tab of the configuration form for the selected CEEC300 block. Plain Text Parameter Name User Notes Configurable CPU Overruns Table (%) Current Hour Cycle CRCYCLEOVRN A count of cycle [0…39] Overruns overruns that have occurred during the current hour. Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 131: Memory Tab

    The size of largest Block Size(kb) contiguous memory block in CEE user memory pool, in kilobytes. Memory Usage in Bytes Total User TOTALMEM Total size of CEE user Memory(b) memory pool, in bytes. R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 132 Free Memory Blocks NUMFREEBLKS Number of free (available) memory blocks. External Memory NUMEXTBLKS Number of external Blocks memory blocks. Stack Usage Maximum CEEB MAXSTACK Maximum CEE Stack % budgeted stack in percent. Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 133: Peer Communications Tab

    Responder Connections Originator Name RPEERNAME [ ] Name of the CPM, ACE, FIM, or IOLINK peer originator block. Average Get Rate CPEERAVGPPSCONN The average number of peer parameters/sec processed by the CEE. R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 134: Display Communications Tab

    Display Communications tab of the configuration form for the selected CEEC300 block. Plain Text Parameter Name Notes User Configurable Responder Connections Average Get Rate CDISPAVGPPSCONN [ Shows the average number of display peer parameters/sec processed by the CEE. Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 135: Block Types Info Tab

    Types Info tab of the configuration form for the selected CEEC300 block. Plain Text Parameter Name User Notes Configurable Block Types Info Number of Block NUMBLKTYPES Shows the number of Types Defined block types defined in the CEE. R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 136: Custom Types Info Tab

    Custom Types Info tab of the configuration form for the selected CEEC300 block. Plain Text Parameter Name User Notes Configurable Custom Types Represented Custom Data Blocks(CDB) and Phase Blocks Instantiated Block NUMCDDMTYPES Types Maximum MAXCDDMTYPES Instantiated Block Types Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 137: Qvcs Tab

    The Identification tab is common to all configuration forms for tagged blocks in Control Builder. See Identification tab for a table that summarizes the parameter data you can monitor and configure on this tab of the configuration form for the selected CEEC300 block. R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 138: Iolink Block

    IOLINKKTYPE I/O Family Allows selection of IO type to be supported by this IOLink. I/O Link Command COMMAND Allows users to initiate selected commands for the associated I/O link Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 139 Indicates that the IOL interface daughter card could not transition into the active supervisor role. IOLIM Daughter Card IOLDAUGHSF Shows whether or not a Soft Failure soft failure exists in the associated IOLINK's daughter card. R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 140: Memory Stats Tab

    Memory Stats tab of the configuration form for the selected IOLINK block. Plain Text Parameter Name User Notes Configurable Memory Stats Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 141: Statistics Tab

    The Statistics tab contains IOLINK statistics used for maintenance and performance monitoring of the IOLINK interface. The following table summarizes the parameter data you can monitor on the Statistics tab of the configuration form for the selected IOLINK block. R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 142 A missed plus edge transitions encountered locally by the primary link interface. Channel B Errors PRIIFCHNERRB The number of I/O link channel B errors encountered locally by the primary link interface. Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 143 SELECT_CH_A / SELECT_CH_B command automatically issued when periodic channel swap is enabled. Secondary Link Interface Active Receive SECIFRCVCHN The channel that is Channel actively listening to transmitted messages. R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 144 The number of I/O Link channel B silences encountered by the Secondary Link Interface. Channel B- Edges SECIFCHNMNB The number of I/O link channel B missed minus edge transitions encountered by the secondary link interface. Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 145 Errors on channel B. Channel B Total TOTCHNSILB The total I/O Link Silences silences on channel B. Channel B- Total TOTCHNMNB The total I/O Link Edges missed minus edge transitions on channel R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 146 Overruns – Previous OVERRUNSPREV Shows the number of Hour I/O link overruns that have occurred in the previous hour. Token Drop Count IOSTKNDROP Indicates the number of token pass drops on the I/O link. Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 147 Indicates the average number of parameters accessed through Local Data Transfer FIFO per second. Maximum I/O Link Requests Per Second Cache CFIFORATEM Shows the maximum number of parameters accessed through cache FIFO per second. R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 148 Process Data Cycle Overruns that have occurred in the Previous Hour I/O Link Cable Error History Channel A IOLCHNHISTA Indicates the error history of IOLINK Cable A for the last 10 “one minute” periods. Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 149: I/O Link Status Tab

    Indicates the number of I/O link channel A silences encountered by the Primary IOP. PRICHNMNA Channel A- Edges The number of I/O link channel A missed minus edge transitions encountered by the primary IOM. R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 150 Primary IOP. Secondary IOPs IOP Block Name SECBLOCKNAME Indicates the corresponding Secondary IOP/IOM Tag. Receive Channel SECRCVCHN Indicates the channel that is actively listening to the transmitted messages. Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 151 Shows the number of I/O link channel B silences encountered by the Secondary IOP. Channel B- Edges SECCHNMNB Shows the number of I/O link channel B missed minus edge transitions encountered by the Secondary IOP/IOM. R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 152: I/O Status Summary Tab

    Indicates the configured IOP type. IOP Status IOMSTSA and Shows the status of the IOMSTSB specific physical I/O Module. Database Valid DBVALID Indicates whether the user has validated the IOP database configuration. Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 153: Iota Summary Tabs

    The IOTA Summary tab contains additional statistics for Series C IOMs residing on the IOLINK, which is used for maintenance and performance monitoring of the IOLINK interface. The following table summarizes the parameter data you can monitor and/or R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 154 Channel A Silences PHYCHNSILASC1 Shows the I/O Link silences on Channel A for the Series C IOM. Channel A- Edges PHYCHNMNASC1 Shows the Channel A minus edges detected for the Series C IOM. Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 155: Qvcs Tab

    The Server History tab is common to all configuration forms for tagged blocks in Control Builder. See Server History tab for a table that summarizes the parameter data you can monitor and configure on this tab of the configuration form for the selected CEEC300 block R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 156: Server Displays Tab

    The Identification tab is common to all configuration forms for tagged blocks in Control Builder. See Identification tab for a table that summarizes the parameter data you can monitor and configure on this tab of the configuration form for the selected CEEC300 block. Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 157: Load C300 Controller Configuration

    Monitoring tree and supports only minimal editing of the control strategy configuration data. The following commands are included in the Control Builder Controller menu to synchronize data in the loaded database with the data in the Project/master database. R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 158: Load Initiation And Load Dialog Box

    In this case, you must manually toggle the component state through the Monitoring tab in Control Builder. Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 159: Load Action With Compare Parameters Function

    You can enable or disable the loading of history, trend, or group configuration data for a block to Server through the System Preferences dialog. Please refer to the Setting system preferences section in the Control Building Guide for more information. R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 160: Initial Load Order Guidelines

    2. The C300 FTEB I/O Manager will attempt to connect to the FTEB I/O chassis and load the configuration data to the IOM. If the FTEB and/or IOM are not present, the C300 FTEB I/O Manager will continue to attempt to establish communications and complete the configuration. Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 161: Component Deletion Considerations

    All illustrations used in the procedure are for example purposes only. To load a C300 Controller block and its associated blocks Step Action Result Click desired C300 block icon in Project Selects and highlights the component. R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 162 Step Action Result tab. Calls up Load Dialog box Click Tools->Load. Or, click the load button in the toolbar. Also, you can right click on the C300 block icon to select Load. Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 163 Note: Selecting the C300 Controller block for load automatically selects the associated CEEC300 and IOLINK blocks for load. With load check box checked, click the Initiates the load to the C300 and calls up OK button. the load progress dialog. R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 164: Loading Iolink

    Use the following general procedure to load an I/O Link (IOLINK) block. The load procedure is similar for all I/O interface-related components. Prerequisites Control Builder is running • The C300 Controller block is loaded. • Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 165: To Load A Iolink Block

    Selects and highlights the component. Project tab. Calls up Load Dialog box Click Tools->Load. Or, click the load button in the toolbar. Also, you can right click on the IOLINK block icon to select Load. R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 166 Load components from Project To load a IOLINK block Step Action Result With load check box checked, click the Initiates the load to the IOLINK and calls OK button. up the load progress dialog. Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 167: Loading Ceec300

    All illustrations used in the procedure are for example purposes only. To load a CEEC300 block Step Action Result Click desired CEEC300 block icon in Selects and highlights the component. Project tab. R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 168 We suggest that you cancel the load and identify and fix the errors. The following illustration shows how error messages are typically displayed. Each message Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell...
  • Page 169: Loading Ioms And Cms

    To Load IOMs, you select the associated IOLINK block and perform a ‘Load with Contents.’ You can also load PM IOMs individually using the Load command; just be sure that the associated IOLINK block is loaded first. R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 170: Load With Contents Command

    Conditions or Restrictions Block to be Re-Loaded • The IOM block state must be IDLE to reload a PMIO IOM block from PMIO IOMs the Monitor tab. Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 171 IOM Blocks. • Re-load fails and is cancelled if the C300 is not loaded, or the state of at least one previously loaded IOM is in RUN. R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 172: Upload To The Monitoring Database

    Usually, after performing an upload to the database, you should also update the data to Project so that both the Monitoring and the Project databases agree. See Using Upload Command in the Control Building Guide for procedures to upload component data. Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 173: C300 Controller Operation

    Power-On Self Test (POST) to verify the presence and integrity of the controller • module hardware. Initialization of the hardware and software environment • Determination of whether to transition to the application image, if present. • R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 174: Table 5 C300 Controller Startup And Power On Self Test Routine

    The controller may indicate ‘-TS-‘ on its display if BootP service is available, but time source is not available. Action: Verify the correct Device Index is shown on the display (#nnn) and Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell...
  • Page 175 The secondary controller also shows the controller’s execution state, which is ‘BKUP.’ Figure 6 illustrates the C300 Controller startup routine and the possible controller states when the controller is in the Boot mode. R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 176: C300 Controller States In Boot Mode

    FTE network and enters one of the operating states described in Table 7. Table 6 Controller in Boot mode Controller Description State ALIVE The controller determines that no application image exists or an Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 177: C300 Controller States In Application Mode

    The C300 Controller/CEE moves to the CEEIDLE state The C300 Controller is configured as non-redundant, or as redundant and has assumed the primary redundancy role, And… Has retained a valid database from previous operations prior to startup R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 178: C300 Faceplate Indicators/Displays

    The four-character display provides additional controller status information, see Faceplate display information. Directly below the display are two LEDs that indicate FTE activity. Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell...
  • Page 179: Power And Status Leds

    Power LED GREEN Steady Indicates the presence of 24Vdc to the controller module. Status LED GREEN Steady Non-redundant controller OK Primary controller OK (primary and backup controllers may or may not be synchronized) R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 180: Faceplate Display Information

    The four-character display on the C300 faceplate shows a variety of information depending upon the controller state and status: During controller power-up, the display indicates the controller’s Power-On Self • Test execution and software version. Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 181: Table 9 C300 Controller Faceplate Display Indications

    Application mode with no database – CDA present NOTLOADED NOEE Application node with no CEE, but C300 FB present with NOEE CDA. This is a transient state during loading C300 FB or when deleting CEE FB/C300 FB R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 182: Fte Activity Leds

    (transmit and/or receive). Table 10 describes the indications of the FTE Status LEDs. Table 10 FTE Activity LED Indications FTE A and B Indicates… LEDs Link integrity check failed – No Ethernet signal detected, or cable is not connected. Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 183: C300 Faceplate Display Indications

    Initial sync is in progress, where xxx can be 000 to 100 to indicate percentage complete. sync sync Redundant controller pair is synchronized. R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 184: Control Builder Block Icon Descriptions

    Adding a C300 Controller block (non-redundant or redundant) to the Control Builder Project tab, results in the appearance of an icon that represents a single C300 Controller or redundant controller pair. Once the C300 Controller block has been loaded, the C300 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell...
  • Page 185: Table 13 C300 Controller Icon Indications In Control Builder

    C300 is non-redundant and not communicating No Communication (red) (Offnet) Primary C300 is not communicating. No Communication (red & white) (Offnet) Secondary C300 is not communicating. No Communication (white & red) (Offnet) R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 186 Primary C300 is not synchronized and partner Run or OK (green & C300 is absent or incompatible shadow) Secondary C300 is synchronized Backup (white & green) Secondary C300, standby synchronization Backup (white & green, Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 187 Run Soft Fail or OK (green & C300 is absent or incompatible Soft Fail shadow) Secondary C300 is synchronized Backup Soft Fail (white & green) Secondary C300, standby synchronization Backup Soft Fail (white & green, pause) R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 188: Activate C300 Controller's Cee

    Control Modules (CMs) and/or Sequential Control Modules (SCMs) Activating the CEE Follow the steps in the table below to activate the CEEC300 block. Step Action From the Monitoring Tree, right-click the CEE. Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 189 Activate C300 Controller’s CEE Activating the CEE Step Action Click Change State… and then the following dialog appears. Click YES from the pop-up window to set the selected item active. R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 190: Setting The Cee Inactive

    Setting the CEE inactive Follow the steps in the table below to set the CEE inactive. Step Action From the Monitoring Tree, right-click the CEE. Click Change State… and the following dialog appears. Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 191 Activate C300 Controller’s CEE Setting the CEE inactive Step Action Click YES from the pop-up window to set the selected item inactive. The CEE turns from green to blue on the Monitoring Tree. R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 192: Cee Icon States In The Monitoring Tab

    Experion system. Be sure your system can tolerate the loss of live data, while the C300 Controller is in its RDY state. Step Action Using Control Builder, select the Monitoring tab – Double-click the C300 Controller icon to open the C300 Block configuration Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 193: Initiating Synchronization Command

    Confirm that the Auto Synchronization State is, or becomes ENABLED and confirm that sync cycles in the primary C300 Controller's 4-character display. Click the OK button to close the Parameters form. This completes the procedure. R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 194: Disable Synchronization Command

    You can view active redundant C300 Controller pair on the Monitoring tab in • Control Builder. The unsynchronized secondary controller has no view to a partner controller across • the redundancy cable and the primary IP address is currently not occupied. Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 195: Commanding Become Primary

    Click the Yes button to confirm the action and issue the switchover command. Confirm that the Secondary C300 Controller assumes the Primary role. The old primary controller should boot up in the backup role. R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 196: Using Station Displays

    The C300 Controller is a single node on the FTE network. As one of the System Status displays in Station, the FTE Status display provides status information for each node on the associated network. Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell...
  • Page 197: Viewing Controller Operation And Status In Control Builder

    Figure 8 shows a number of C300 Redundant Controller Pairs and their associated CEE and IOLINK blocks. Right clicking on any of the icons and selecting Module Properties… opens the configuration form for that object. Figure 8 Control Builder Monitoring tab R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 198: Figure 9 C300 Controller Configuration Form

    Controller which includes CPU utilization and network messaging. Other tabs include statistics on FTE communications and Peer connections. See C300 Configuration Form Reference for more details on the parameters available on the configuration form tabs. Figure 9 C300 Controller configuration form Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 199: C300 Operating Behaviors

    (before and after switchover) are degraded with respect to each other. During normal operation the C300 Controller maintains a timeout on the current system time source so that the controller can detect an interruption and switch to an alternative R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 200: Hardware Watchdog Timer

    A timeout also occurs when the controller CPU is heavily loaded and the CPUFREE parameter indicates less than 5%. A timeout of a control-critical tasks occurs and appropriate alarms are generated by the controller, but no other action is taken by the controller. Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 201: C300 Controller Overload Conditions

    The controller should operate in the steady state without CPULMLOLO alarms • The controller should operate in the steady state with an average CPUFREE of at • least 20% R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 202 Begin by placing the least critical CMs in the Inactive state while monitoring • CPUFREE and the alarms that signaled the overload. When the alarms indicating overload have ‘returned-to-normal’ and CPUFREE has • reached 5%, delete the CMs selected for deletion Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 203: C300 Redundancy Operation

    This is considered a dual redundant system, which is characterized by the following two main redundancy states. Primary — Refers to the controller executing the assigned control functions. • R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 204: Redundancy Configuration Restrictions

    A non-redundant Series C FIM module can be configured with either an odd or even Device Index. The Device Index switches on the associated non-redundant IOTA must be set according to the module’s configured Device Index. A Series C FIM module Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell...
  • Page 205: Partner (Controller) Compatibility

    1. Factory data, such as: Vendor ID, Product Type, and Product Code must be identical to ensure same platform hardware. 2. Firmware Type must be identical ensure same platform firmware. Some firmware personalities that differ in functionality share a common hardware platform (for R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 206: Redundancy Compatibility Parameter - Rdncmpt

    The size of the partner’s compatibility message is unexpected. VENDORID Incompatible The partner’s Vendor ID does not match. PRODUCTTYPE Incompatible The partner’s Product Type does not match. PRODUCTCODE Incompatible The partner’s Product Code does not match. Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 207: Synchronization States

    ‘Sync in Progress’ State. The redundant controller pair enters the ‘Synchronization Maintenance State’ upon initial-sync completion. While in the Synchronization Maintenance State, the secondary R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 208: Standby State

    Idle. There is no time limit to the time duration of the Standby state, and as a consequence of the secondary not being synchronized, switchover to the secondary may cause a bump in outputs. Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell...
  • Page 209: Redundancy Parameters

    Note that the Redundancy tab is exposed only when the C300 Controller is configured as redundant. The Module is redundant check box (MODISREDUN parameter) is checked on the Main tab of the C300 block. Figure 11 C300 Controller Block Redundancy tab R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 210: Enable Synchronization - Enblsynccmd

    More specifically, any action that results in the primary detecting a direct compatible partner module triggers an initial sync attempt. Such as: Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 211: Inhibit Sync Reason - Rdninhibitsync

    Enable Sync command to attempt initial-sync again. Redundancy Initial-sync is not allowed when explicitly configured as non- Configuration State redundant. This persistent inhibit sync reason can only be canceled R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 212: Initial Sync Progress - Rdnsyncprog

    The RDNISTIMEMAX parameter indicates the maximum initial synchronization time in seconds. This is a high-water mark for all the previous successfully completed initial- sync attempts. This value is reset upon issuing the C300 Platform block’s Stats Reset command. Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 213: Last Synchronization Time - Synctimebeg

    Both IOL channels connected to Primary C300 I/O Link X are lost where: • X is the I/O Link number (i.e. equally applies to either I/O Link). − The IOLINK Type for this I/O Link has a value other than NONE − R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 214: Conditions That Do Not Result In Loss Of Sync

    The RDNSOTIMEMAX parameter indicates the maximum switchover time in milliseconds. This is a high-water mark for all the previous switchover occurrences. This value is reset upon issuing the C300 Platform block’s Stats Reset command. Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell...
  • Page 215: Conditions That Result In Switchover

    Single or both FTE links to Secondary controller are lost. • Single or both IOL channels connected to Secondary C300 I/O LINK are lost. • Loss of input power to Secondary controller • R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 216: Become Primary Command - Becmpricmd

    C300 Redundancy-related notifications This section provides listings of redundancy-related notifications implemented for the C300 Controller. Table 14 lists notifications along with their descriptions that may occur during controller synchronization and switchover operations. Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 217: Table 14 Redundancy-Related Notifications

    Alternate Synchronization command. Redun Partner Both the primary and secondary controllers generate this PARTNERVISBL Visible on Redun notification upon detecting a compatible partner visible Link across the redundancy private-path. R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 218 Moreover, the full redundancy communication path has to be considered: In C200 controllers: Primary CPM Primary backplane Primary RM Fiber Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 219 Only the controller explicitly configured non-redundant PARTNERVISBL or on Redundany Link generates this alarm notification when a partner is present INCOMPATIBLE on the redundancy private path. The RDNSYNCSTATE parameter is set to either PARTNERVISBL or R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 220: Redundancy Link Status - Rdnlinkfailed

    OPM (3) Initial Sync This notification is generated by the primary controller when InitialSync the Migration Wizard commands the controller to commence Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 221 OPM Initial Sync This notification is generated by the primary controller when InitialSyncTimeout timeout initial sync does not commence within 2 minutes following the receipt of the Controller Migration Wizard command to R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 222 A loss-of-sync occurrence while transferring peer dynamic data causes the primary controller to generate this notification and to set the RDNOPMSTATUS parameter to PeerRefsFailure. Although Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 223 (i.e. 10 seconds for C200 and 20 seconds for C300). As a consequence, the redundancy subsystem generates this notification and sets the RDNOPMSTATUS parameter to SessionTimeout. This notification represents abnormal OPM session termination. R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 224: On-Process Migration Of C300 Controller

    ATTENTION Any switchover trigger that occurs while the Controller Migration Wizard presents the option for the user to ‘Go-Back to Idle’ or ‘Continue,’ will automatically initiate Go-Back to Idle without user input. Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 225: Controller Redundancy Specifications

    Maximum elapsed time between switchover due to power 300 seconds cycle of the primary and completion of initial synchronization Maximum OPM control freeze time ( 20 seconds RDNOPMFRZTIME) R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 226 Controller redundancy specifications ‘Go-Back to Idle’ option Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 227: C300 Controller Maintenance

    The new controller will boot-up to ALIVE or NODB state. Load firmware which is the same version as was running in the old controller. In Control Builder, perform a ‘Load with Contents’ to the controller. R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 228: To Replace A Redundant Or Secondary Controller Module

    From either the primary or secondary C300 FB Redundancy tab, click the Enable Synchronization button to initiate synchronization and allow auto- synchronization. The controller will now display a synchronized redundancy state. Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 229: To Replace A Non-Redundant Controller Iota Board

    Connect IOLink cables to IOTA board, if present. • Connect gray IOLINK cable to IOL1A and IOL1B for IOLINK 1 interface of the controller. Connect violet IOLINK cable to IOL2A and IOL2B for IOLINK 2 interface • R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 230: To Replace A Redundant Or Secondary Controller Iota

    Remove the screw from the right side of the IOTA board that connects to • the GND bus bar. Label and disconnect all cables from the IOTA board connectors, (orange Redundancy cable, yellow and green FTE cables, gray and violet IOLink cables and Battery cable). Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 231 The controller will boot-up into an unsynchronized secondary redundancy state with BKUP operating state. From either the primary or secondary C300 FB form Redundancy tab, click the Enable Synchronization to initiate synchronization and allow auto- synchronization. R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 232 C300 Controller module and IOTA replacement To replace a redundant or secondary controller IOTA Step Action The controller will now display a synchronized redundancy state. Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 233: C300 Controller Troubleshooting

    Background diagnostics Fault classifications Communication and system time startup fault scenarios Gathering information for reporting problems to Honeywell Getting further assistance What to do when faults occur If a C300 Controller fails, it will not fail into a state that should cause unsafe process conditions.
  • Page 234: Initial Checks

    Watchdog Timer timeout. Soft Failure -SF- alternating with the Primary controller - following controller Status LED = GREEN information: blinking off once per second <DeviceIndex> Backup controller - <CEE State> Status LED = ORANGE Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 235: Using Ctools To Capture Diagnostic Data

    • Call Stack • Instructions • See Series C Firmware Load Tool (CTool) for Series C Components in the Control Hardware Troubleshooting and Maintenance Guide for the procedure to capture diagnostic data. R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 236: Viewing Flash Log

    To check the log, navigate to this file location on the server: C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Honeywell\Experion\Errlog_n.txt. Fixing common problems This section identifies some common problems and describes how you might fix them. Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 237: Loss Of Power

    Solution Short the reset pads on the IOTA to re-start the C300 Controller. If error persists, replace the controller module. See C300 Controller module and IOTA replacement for details. R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 238: Controller Display Shows -Bp- Or -Ts

    The C300 Controller detects a Soft Failure condition during execution of background diagnostics. Diagnostic Check Display shows -SF- alternating with OK/BKUP Cause Soft Failure condition detected by controller. View Soft Failures tab of C300 block configuration form to identify • Solution fault. Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 239: One Or Both Fte Leds Are Red

    Swap known good cable with suspect cable. Replace bad cable. Cause 3 Bad switch port Solution Swap cables with known good port to identify defective port. Replace assembly that contains defective port. Cause 4 Bad IOTA Solution Replace IOTA R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 240: Controller Does Not Synchronize With Backup

    Bad Primary IOTA. Solution Replace primary IOTA. Reinstall the original primary controller module on the new IOTA. See C300 Controller module and IOTA replacement for details. Check to see if controllers synchronize. Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 241: Fatal Ecc Error

    Check the Trace log for breadcrumbs that occurred prior to the event. Using CTools for capturing diagnostic data for more information. Provide the results of the trace log to Honeywell Solutions Support Center (SSC) for analysis. R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide...
  • Page 242: Display Shows Fail

    Cause 1 The Secondary C300 Controller is defective. Solution Replace the Secondary C300 Controller that initiated switchover when fault was detected. See C300 Controller module and IOTA replacement for details. Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 243: Duplicate Device Index Setting

    A duplicate Device Index could cause a duplicate IP Address. In most cases, the duplicate IP Address would be detected first and prevent the FTE diagnostic messages from being sent. Cause 1 Have set Device Index switches on separate IOTA's to same value. R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 244: Device Index Value Is Zero Upon Power Up

    Soft failures are indicated on the Soft Failures tab of the C300 block configuration form shown in Figure 12. Table 16 describes these soft failure conditions detected by the C300 Controller during background diagnostic checks, when indicator is lit. Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell...
  • Page 245: Table 16 C300 Controller Soft Failures

    UNDERVOLTAGE, then also indicated on the C300 not be maintained through a power replace battery. Controller block Main tab. down. This would prevent warm start and may require the user to reload R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 246 The watchdog timer hardware circuit Replace the controller module and is faulty. return faulty module to the factory. WDT Software Warning The hardware watchdog timer is Contact Honeywell SSC. being refreshed late, but not late Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 247 Indicates that the IO LINK 2 interface View the Main tab of the IOLink(2) Soft Fail Error is in soft fail. configuration form for the IOLINK block for soft failures specific to the IO LINK interface. See IOLINK R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 248: Iolink Block Soft Failures

    IO Modules for proper physical address. In the C300 this is derived from the Module’s device Index, one partner having an odd index and the other having an even index. Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 249 (a) Reset the Error counts via the I/O Link Command “RESET_ERRORS” from the Main Tab, then (b) Re-enable the Periodic Cable Swap diagnostic via the I/O Link Command “ENB_PERSWAP” from the Main Tab (c) Monitor the error counts. R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 250 Overruns within the IOM scan rate timeframe. Modules containing connections to IO Channels. UM51 Diagnositc The time allotted for the incremental Call Honeywell TAC. internal diagnostic has been Exceeded Time exceeded. Threshold Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 251: Additional Status And Fault Messages

    This section also includes more detailed descriptions of these fault classifications, how these faults are indicated both on the controller faceplate and through other system displays and corrective actions to clear the faults. R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 252: Table 18 C300 Fault Classifications And Possible Causes

    • Soft failure on the backup controller does not result in a loss-of- synchronization. • Soft failure on a non-redundant controller does not result in loss-of- control or loss-of-view. Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 253: Hard/Severe Failures

    Alarm display and function block detail display Usually a hard or severe failure results in a communication failure. Calling up the Alarm Detail Display in Station or the Controller Block Detail Display will indicate this failure. R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 254: Soft Failures

    The Main tab (Soft Failures Present) of the configuration form for the associated • C300 Controller block. Soft Failures tab of the controller block configuration form includes a list of the • possible soft failure conditions as shown in Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 255: Installation-Startup Failures

    The watchdog timer in the controller employs an independent hardware circuit to ensure that the controller and its connected I/O devices are brought to a safe state in case the controller software becomes corrupted or stops executing. If a fault arises in the R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 256: Communications Faults

    Corrective actions for resolving these conditions are found below the tables, (see Notes). Non-redundant C300 Controller with no Memory Retention Controller Faceplate Problem C300 Block Station Alarm Resolve Time Source Status Blinking No communication on FTE Internal C300 OFFNET Note 1 network Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 257 CB icon Status Blinking Communication on FTE SNTP CDA comm Lost Note 4 Green network Connection • No communication via CDA Blinking Green LEDs • Established connection to system time source Display NODB R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 258: Non-Redundant C300 Controller With Memory Retention

    Connection Red -> Green • No communication via CDA Blinking • Unable to establish Green LEDs connection to system time source Display TS for 3 min. then -> IDLE CB icon Grey Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 259: Redundant Primary C300 Controller With No Memory Retention

    Redundant Primary C300 Controller with no Memory Retention Controller Faceplate Problem C300 Block Station Alarm Resolve Time Source • C300 Status Blinking No communication on FTE Internal Note 1 OFFNET network WhenFTE and Controller does not complete R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 260 SNTP CDA comm Lost NOTE 4 Green network Connection • No communication via CDA C300 Not Blinking Synchronized Green LEDs • Established connection to system time source Display NODB CB icon Grey Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 261: Redundant Primary C300 Controller With Memory Retention

    • No communication via CDA Blinking Green LEDs • Unable to establish connection to system time Display BKUP source CB icon Grey Controller transitions to secondary redundancy role assuming its partner has CDA available. R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 262: Secondary C300 Controller With No Memory Retention

    IDLE CB icon Blue Secondary C300 Controller with no Memory Retention Controller Faceplate Problem C300 Block Station Alarm Resolve Time Source Status Blinking No communication on FTE None None Note 1 network. Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 263 Display BKUP CB icon Grey Status Blinking None. Normal operation for SNTP C300 Not None. Orange redundant secondary Synchronized controller with no battery backup following a power Blinking cycle. Green LEDs R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 264: Secondary C300 Controller With Memory Retention

    Green LEDs • Unable to establish connection to system time Display BKUP source CB icon Red -> Blue • CDA comm Status Blinking Communication on FTE SNTP Note 4 Orange network Lost Experion C300 Controller User's Guide R301.1 Honeywell 11/06...
  • Page 265: Notes

    If so, check to make sure that … − The server node on which the Honeywell BootP server was installed and is powered and running The Honeywell BootP server is indeed running on the node on which it was − installed R301.1...
  • Page 266: Gathering Information For Reporting Problems To Honeywell

    Gathering information for reporting problems to Honeywell When a controller failure occurs, you should gather information about the controller and the conditions unders which it failed. This information will be beneficial to Honeywell Solution Support Center (SSC) to help in diagnosing and correcting the fault and/or replacing the controller hardware.
  • Page 267: Getting Further Assistance

    Station Help. For documents that can be accessed directly from this page, click on the link, otherwise look for the document within Knowledge Builder. Document/Section Comments Experion R300 > Reference There is a separate interface reference for R301.1 Experion C300 Controller User's Guide 11/06 Honeywell...
  • Page 268 Experion R300 > Installation and Upgrades > Troubleshooting FTE nodes. Fault Tolerant Ethernet Installation and Service Guide > Troubleshooting FTE Nodes Experion R300 > Reference > Honeywell TDC Troubleshooting TDC 3000 Hiway problems. 3000 Data Hiway Interface Reference > TDC error codes and Troubleshooting Experion R300 >...
  • Page 269: Guidelines For Requesting Support

    Guidelines for requesting support If you cannot resolve a problem by using this guide, you can request support from your Honeywell Solutions Support Center. When requesting support, please supply as many relevant details about the problem by referring to Gathering information for reporting problems to Honeywell to obtain the problem-related information.
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