This guide, along with manual (57-77-25-18), can be used to configure the DCP250. Answer Use the below information to install, wire and configure the DCP 250. 1. Installation – Section 2.2, Page 2 2. Wiring – Section 4.5, Page 13 to 28 3.
Application Setup – Section 7, Page 33 Before beginning configuration, consider how the controller will be used in your application. For instance, how many control loops are needed, is cascade or ratio control required, will the unit control a valve motor, do you need setpoint profiling etc. Consideration should also be given to the output types, alarms and tuning method.
Which other features are to be used? • Data Recorder (see page 99). • Serial Communications (see page 111). • USB Interface (see page 98). One Loop Two Loop, Cascade and Ratio CAUTION: Configuration & commissioning must be completed before proceeding to Operation Mode.
5. Main Menu Access Holding down and pressing from Operation Mode and most other screens will cause the unit to enter the Main Menu. Each time is pressed, the instrument moves to the next menu level above. Sub-menu levels will require this sequence to be pressed more than once in order to reach the Main Menu.
8. Testing System – Operation Mode – Section 8, Page 36 Pressing the key cycles thru the Operation screens a. Verify Input reads correctly b. Check Output. i. Go to the Auto/Manual Control screen and select Manual Control. ii. Adjust % PWR using the Up and Down keys and observe final control. iii.
Press to enter the Automatic Tuning Menu. Enter 10 as the Unlock code. Pre-Tune Method – Choose Pre-Tune at Value Enter Pre-Tune Value. This is a Setpoint that in the range of the process. Recommendation is at least 5% greater than the current Setpoint ...
9. Profiler Editing – Section 8.8, Page 66. Profiler explanation - Section 16, Page 89. The Profiler allows for 64 Profiles and a maximum of 255 segments shared among Control Loop 1 & 2. a. Profile Mode Entry Hold down and press to enter the Main Menu.
Create a Enter a Unique Descriptive name up to 16 characters profile Profile Name Number Of *Two Loop Option Loops Cascade *Two Loop Option Current Setpoint Profile Starting Setpoint Process Variable Profile Start None Trigger After Delay *Recorder Version Only Day and Time Profile Start If Day and Time trigger is selected, this is the Hour and...
Segment Shows Profile statement being created. Number Ramp Time (Time to reach Target Setpoint) Segment Ramp Rate (Rate of change to a Target Setpoint) Type Step (Jump to a target Setpoint) Dwell (Keep current Setpoint) Hold (Hold Profile until released) Loop (Back to Previous Setpoint) Join (Connect to another Profile) End (terminate Profile)
None (No Auto-Hold) Loop 1 Auto-Hold Above Setpoint (Hold if Auto-Hold Band value is exceeded) Type Below Setpoint (Hold if Auto-Hold Band value is exceeded) Band (Hold if Auto-Hold Band value is exceeded, either above or below) Loop 1 Auto-Hold Value beyond the Profile is held, based on Auto Hold Type Band Value Loop 2...
Profile Setup – Menu changes after 1 Profile is added Edit a Profile Choose Allows you to edit any Parameter in Profile Header Header Profile (See Page 8) Edit a Profile Choose Allows you to edit any Parameter in the Segment Data Segment Profile (See Page 9 &...
b. Select Profile Press to Select Profile Press to enter c. Run Profile Press until the Profile Control Screen appears. d. Confirm Profile Select Yes e. Profile starts and can be monitored on the profile screen. Continually press the enter key to Show the profile screen.
Control while Running. Hold, Abort or Jump while running the Program is accessed by going to the profile Control and selecting the desired option. If a profile is running, the choices are: Do Nothing; Abort Profile (end immediately); Jump to Next Segment; Hold Profile or Release Hold. Global Technical Assistance Center Page 13...
12. Lost Lock code – Section 8.12, Page 72 Power down the instrument. Re-apply the power and hold down for more than 5 seconds as the start-up splash screen appears. The Lock Code Configuration menu is displayed. Press to move forward or to move backwards through the screen elements.