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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    Mitsubishi Electric Air-conditioner Network System Maintenance Tools for MN converter & G-50A Operating Manual - Advanced - Contents Page 1 Foreword 1.1 Introduction of Maintenance Tools 1.2 Required Operating Environment 1.3 Installation 1.4 Starting and Ending the Application 2 Terms for Each Section 2.1 Design of Screen...
  • Page 2: Foreword

    Foreword 1.1 Introduction of Maintenance Tools The Maintenance Tools are comprised of the On-Line Monitor and the Off-Line Monitor. The following three connection methods are available in the Online Monitoring. (1) Monitoring by connecting the maintenance tool to MN converter (CMS-MNF,CMS-MNF-B,CMS-MNG-E) via RS-232C.
  • Page 3 (2) In case for local connection (via USB) (CMS-MNG-E) Connecting PC installed with the Maintenance Tool to M-NET transmission line via MN Converter allows conducting various monitoring and setting from the Maintenance Tool. M-NET M-NET MN Converter Maintenance (CMS-MNG-E) Tools PC NOTE: •...
  • Page 4 1.1.2 On-Line Monitor(via G-50A) The On-Line Monitor is connected to the unit by the central controller(G-50A) and can monitor such areas as system data, unit data and operating data. (1) In case for local connection By directly connecting the PC installed with Maintenance Tools and G-50A through LAN, various monitoring/setting can be performed from the Maintenance Tools.
  • Page 5 1.1.3 Off-Line Monitor The Off-Line Monitor can display, print information obtained by the On-Line Monitor. In the case of connection monitoring utilizing G-50A, the operation monitor data collected by G-50A will be transmitted to remote mail servers periodically if the [Operation monitor - mail communication mode] of online mode is adapted.
  • Page 6: Required Operating Environment

    1.2 Required Operating Environment ® ® This manual refers to Windows 2000 as Windows 2000, and Windows XP as Windows XP. 1.2.1 Hardware Requirements The computer must be IBM compatible on DOS/V and capable of satisfying the following requirements. * Required environment - OS .....…..
  • Page 7 1.2.2 Required Materials The following materials are needed for operating the Maintenance Tools : (1) In case of routing via MN converter MN Converter (CMS-MNF,CMS-MNF-B,CMS-MNG-E), Personal Computer, RS-232C cross cable, USB cable(CMS-MNG-E) and modem in the case of remote connection, are required. RS-232C is to be straight cable in this case.
  • Page 8: Installation

    1.3 Installation There are two Maintenance Tool setup methods: Caution: Please refer to also 1.3.4 Change Method 1) New setup.(See Section 1.3.1) of computer name on PC. Method 2) Upgrading with existing setup.(See Section 1.3.2) 1.3.1 Setting Up the Maintenance Tools (New setup) To set up Maintenance Tools, follow the 2 steps below.
  • Page 9 Step 2) Setting up the Maintenance Tools Set up the application of this Maintenance Tools . Please read the guide shown on the screen carefully to proceed the setting up. (1) Starting the setup program 1) Start MntToolE.EXE. Execute “MntToolE.EXE” located in SetUp ¥2_MNTTOOL folder of CD-ROM.
  • Page 10 (5) After setup is complete, "Database is installed !! Press any key to continue..." appears at the bottom of the screen. Press any button to close the screen. (6) Confirming the completion of Maintenance Tools setup 1) Select [Finish] button. Click on [Finish] button on the Installation Complete screen.
  • Page 11 1.3.2 Running Maintenance Tool Upgrade The following describes how to upgrade the Maintenance Tool. Step 1) Ending the Maintenance Tool Step 2) Uninstalling the Maintenance Tool :Restart your computer after completing the STEP 2. Step 3) Upgrade the Maintenance Tool :Restart your computer after completing the STEP 3.
  • Page 12 1.3.3 Uninstalling the Maintenance Tools The method to uninstall the application of the [Maintenance Tools] once installed is given below. (1) Uninstalling the Maintenance Tools 1) Confirm the ending of Maintenance Tools. Confirm that Maintenance Tools program has been ended. If not, end the program.
  • Page 13 (2) Click [Browse] and specify CMS-MNG_Driver folder on the CD-ROM. Then click [OK], and click [Next]. (3) Though the warning shown on the right appears, this is not a problem. Simply click [Continue Anyway]. NOTE: • This warning only relates to testing of the Windows logo and does not affect operation.
  • Page 14 (6) The window shown on the right appears and "USB Serial Port(CMS-MNG)" installation ends. Click [Finish]. This completes USB serial driver (CMS-MNG) installation. Check that the driver is running correctly in the Device Manager window.
  • Page 15: Starting And Ending The Application

    1.4 Starting and Ending the Application 1.4.1 Starting the Maintenance Tool (1) Connect the computer and G-50A(MN Converter) and air conditioner. (2) Click on “Start”, and then click on ”Programs”. (3) Click on “Maintenance Tool for Windows2000 & XP” in the “Maintenance Tool”...
  • Page 16 1.4.2 Starting the On-Line Monitor(MN Converter connection) 1.4.2.1 In case for local connection This will be used when online monitoring is adapted to air conditioning system by connecting the Maintenance Tool and MN Converter locally. The Maintenance Tool, MN Converter and air conditioning system should be connected beforehand.
  • Page 17 (3) Initial setting of modem For the modem to be installed at the local side (MN Converter side), initial setting should be applied before connecting remotely. To apply the initial setting of the modem, click on the remote setting screen. The Connection Modem Initial Setting Screen will appear.
  • Page 18 (4) Initiating the remote connection To initiate the remote connection, click on the remote setting screen. The Customer Selection Screen will appear. This screen connects to the on-site remote modem. (a) When the addressee has already been registered, select the customer name to be connected in "Select customer name box"...
  • Page 19 1.4.3 Starting the On-Line Monitor(G-50A connection) * To use the Maintenance Tool via G-50A (Network), license registration for the G-50A to be used is necessary. Purchasing the license No. for each G-50A to be used, conduct the license registration through the Web browser (http://[IP address of the G-50A]/ administrator.html).
  • Page 20 1.4.3.2 In case for remote connection (Dialup) In the case when on line monitoring is applied to local air conditioning system (with G-50A installed) from the Maintenance Tool in the remote place via public telephone circuit. * When utilizing Remote connection (Dialup),please prepare MODEM and DIAL-UP ROUTER (of a type allowing data communication by receiving external telephone transmission) for the connection with the public circuit in addition to the components used by Local connection (LAN).
  • Page 21 1.4.3.3 In case for remote connection (E-mail) In the case when on line monitoring is applied to local air conditioning system (with G-50A installed) from the Maintenance Tool in the remote place via mail server. All communication to G-50A is converted in E-mail in this case. NOTE: •To use the E-mail connection mode, the version of G-50A should be above 2.60.
  • Page 22 (b) Address book The mail address of G-50A for each project can be registered. As shown in the sample examples, register the name and mail address of G-50A after preparing the [Customer name] folder. [Entering order] 1) Preparing the Customer folder Pressing displays the input screen of customer name, and then enter the name.
  • Page 23 1.4.4 Starting the Off-Line Monitor When offline analysis is adapted to the data collected under ONLINE MODE. (1) Clicking "Offline Analyze" on the selection screen of Monitor mode. Last click " ." 1.4.5 Using the Wide area access mode Under the "Wide area access mode," the access method for remote connection can be registered to the database of each customer enabling easy online connection with the air conditioning system of the customer desired to be accessed.
  • Page 24 1.4.5.1 Online Connection (1) Clicking “Online Connection (Wide area access mode)”on the section screen of Monitor mode. Last click " ." (2) The customer registration screen will be displayed. Register customer information in the order of [1] -> [2] -> [3] hierarchically. [1] Area name [2] Customer name [3] Air conditioning system name...
  • Page 25 (c) Setting the [Air conditioning system name] 1) Under the state when the [Customer name folder] desired to be set on the air conditioning system is focussed, the sub-menu will be displayed by right-clicking the air conditioning system list at the right screen. 2) Selecting [Create ...] displays [Setting screen of air conditioning system].
  • Page 26 (d) Other setting You may select the mail address of Maintenance Tool PC itself and the Com port to be used. * To use the E-mail mode, mail setting is essentially required. [Mail setting of Maintenance Tool PC] POP server (Receiving) POP server address Set the IP address of the receiving mail server(POP3) of Maintenance Tool or domain name.
  • Page 27 1.4.6 Ending the Maintenance Tool 1.4.6.1 Ending the On-Line Monitor (1) Open the Main Screen. (2) Click on [File] on the menu bar. (3) Click on [Return] in the sub-menu. (4) The message “Are you sure you want to finish Maintenance Tool?”...
  • Page 28: Terms For Each Section

    Terms for Each Section 2.1 Design of Screen The design of the screen is shown below. Title Bar Menu Function Display / Operating Section - Title Bar Displays the title of the screen. - Menu Bar Displays the functions that can be performed using the current screen.
  • Page 29: On-line Monitor Operation Method

    On-Line Monitor Operating Method 3.1 On-Line Monitor Screen Transfer Remote error notification Title Screen Main Screen Setting and Monitoring DIDO/AI/PI controllers Connecting Information Operation Control Optional Setting Malfunction Log Operation Monitor...
  • Page 30: Function Chart

    3.2 Function Chart Connecting Information ----------------------- [Refer to 3.6] This allows monitoring of the indoor units connected to the outdoor unit and of the interlock units and the operation group SC connected to indoor units. Operation Monitor -------------------------------[Refer to 3.7] This allows monitoring of the operating condition of the unit and operating data.
  • Page 31: Address Search Method

    3.3 Address Search Method 3.3.1 Address Search Method Selection (1) Start the M-NET Maintenance Tools and the Select The Address Searching Method Screen will appear after the Title Screen. (2) Click on either to select the address search method. * Automatic Search The Maintenance Tools automatically searches for and displays information about units connected to the M-Net transmission line.
  • Page 32: Main Screen

    3.4 Main Screen The operations in 3.3 Address Search Method have made information about the units known. The [Unit Attributes] are displayed on top of the address buttons. The Function Buttons are now enabled at this time. (1) Click on an address [Button] displaying attributes and information about that unit will be displayed in the [Unit Information Display Columns].
  • Page 33: Function Selection Operations

    NOTE: Stop mail communication" is a function to stop the operation monitor mail transmission of G-50A under " [mail communication mode] set in Chapter 3.7. It has no relation with (2)-2 E-mail connection mode of 1.1.2 On-line Monitor (via G-50A). 3.5 Function Selection Operations (1) First, click on the desired [Function Selection Button].
  • Page 34 3.6.2(2) (4)Momentarily, the Connecting Information Screen will appear. (5)Click on to end the Connecting Information Screen. (6)The message ”Finish the Connecting Information” will appear. Click on to end or click on continue. Click on and the Main Screen appears. 3.6.2 Screen Functions and Operation (1) Double-click on the interlock unit and operation group SC (remote controller), the Operation System SC Connecting Information Screen (in case...
  • Page 35: Operation Monitor

    3.7 Operation Monitor * Items Performed Here - Monitors the operating condition and operating data of the current units every minute. This information can be displayed and saved. * When an excessively large number of the objective unit for monitoring exists, the monitoring interval may exceed 1 minute (70s, 80s, ---).
  • Page 36 When [Mail communication Mode] is selected, the setting items of mail communication will be displayed. - From: Mail Address Set the mail address of the G-50A in the [From: Mail Address] field. When sending mail via an ISP, set the mail address allocated by the ISP.
  • Page 37 (8) Click on to end the Operating Status Monitor Screen. The message “Finish the operation status monitor” will appear. Click on to end or click on to not end. Clicking displays the screen to save data. Change the data name as required and save it. You may enter your comment also.
  • Page 38 About LM ADAPTER Operation Monitor Item Performed Here Operation status of LM ADAPTER, current values of network variable and configration property,setting status of switch or the like. [Refer to 3.7 Operation Monitor] 1 Screen Transfer Operation To move to the screen monitoring LM ADAPTER operation, select LM ADAPTER from the main screen.
  • Page 39 3 Introduction to the screen Display Contents <Function set switch> Set status of function selector switch 0:OFF setting 1:ON setting <Extension switch> Set status of extension function selector switch 0:OFF setting 1:ON setting <M-NET address switch> Set status of M-NET address switch on LM ADAPTER SWU1:The units digit SWU2:The tens digit <Control flag>...
  • Page 40 Display Contents <Binding status : nvoOnOff_n> Binding information on operation status output Unit address 0:No binding (Unit digit) 1:Binding Unit address(Tens digit) <IC connection status> Unit address Connection status of air conditioner(indoor unit) 0:Not connected (Unit digit) 1:Connected Unit address(Tens digit) Unit address <nv Transmitting/receiving data>...
  • Page 41 3.7.3 Trend graph Clicking at 3.7.2 (2) [GRAPH] displays Trend Graph Screen. (1) Procedure for graphing (a)Click [Option] on the menu bar. (b)The sub-menu of "Graph detail setting" and "Other setting" will be displayed. Click "Graph detail setting" to set each item of the graph.
  • Page 42 (d) Conducting the "Other setting" With "Other setting," the optional function to facilitate graph observation can be set. Click [Option] on the menu bar. Click "Other setting." Other Setting Screen will be displayed. 1) Moving [Scroll bar] by dragging or clicking changes the value of the horizontal grid line from 0 to 4.
  • Page 43: Malfunction Log

    3.8 Malfunction Log * Items Performed Here - The malfunction log of the most recent 10 cases (except operation group SC) 3.8.1 Screen Transfer Operation (1) Click on from the function selection buttons on the Main Screen. (2) Click on the units to be monitored (except operation group SC). (3) The message “Monitoring.
  • Page 44 (5) Click on to end the Malfuncion Log Screen. The message “Close the malfunction log display? ” will be displayed. Click on to end or click on to not end. is clicked, the Main Screen is returned. NOTE: When G-50A is connected to the system, the malfunction log of OC is eliminated. Please check the malfunction log in G-50A to check the malfunction log of OC.
  • Page 45: Optional Setting

    3.9 Optional Setting * Items Performed Here - Self-Diagnosis Monitoring : The self-diagnosis function (LED for service monitor) to be performed with Dip-SW on the circuit board of the outdoor unit can be monitored. - Operation Control : Controlling of unit operation can be performed in the same manner as a remote controller.
  • Page 46 3.9.3 Sending Command (1) Click on and the Sending Command Screen will appear. (2) Input M-NET command desired to transmit by clicking on the button. Direct input from the keyboard is also possible. (3) After inputting command, click on . Response command is displayed on [Answer] column. (4) Click on to end the Sending Command Screen and return to the Optional Setting Screen.
  • Page 47 3.9.5 Date / Time Setting (1) Click on . The Date / Time Setting Screen opens and the present time of PC is displayed. * When the unit which does not correspond to a setup of time is chosen, the message of "This function is not available"...
  • Page 48: Operation Control

    3.10 Operation Control * Items Performed Here - ON / OFF of the unit, the operation mode and setting the temperature can be performed in the same manner as a remote controller. 3.10.1 Screen Transfer Operation (1) Click on from the function selection buttons on the Main Screen. (2) Click on the unit to be controled.
  • Page 49 3.10.3 Screen Functions and Operation(BC Controller) (1) Click on the button corresponding to the valve number you want to change. “0” represents “close” and “1” represents “open”. To change the valve setting, perform “Fix Release” --> “Fix” (2) After setting, click on (3) Click on to check the current conditions.
  • Page 50: Free Contact Of Indoor Unit

    3.11 Free contact of indoor unit * Items Performed Here - When utilizing the [Indoor unit free contact mode] which uses the external input/output of Free Plan indoor unit (Building-Multi) together with G-50A and TG 2000A, the contact action of the indoor unit can be tested with this function.
  • Page 51 (2) Automatic monitoring To automatically monitor the contact status of indoor units of No.1 ~ 50 repeatedly, select the [Auto monitor] mode. a) Click the [Auto monitor] button on the mode selection section. The contact status of indoor units of No.1 ~ 50 will automatically be monitored, and this operation will be repeated.
  • Page 52: Remote Error Notification

    3.12 Remote error notification The “Remote error notification" has been located starting from Ver4.20. * Items Performed Here - The MN Converter (CMS-MNG-E) has a built-in remote error notification function. When an error occurs in an air conditioning unit, the remote error notification function allows previously registered destinations to be automatically notified of the error via telephone lines.
  • Page 53 3.12.1 Starting of this function (1) Click [Option] in the menu bar and select [Error notification mode] -> [Error notification mode setting/cancellation...] in the sub-menu. The function starts searching for units to be notified of errors and displays a message to that effect. (2) When the search is completed, the Error notification mode setting/cancellation screen appears.
  • Page 54 3.12.2 Design of Screen There are two kinds of following screens to the Error notification mode setting/cancellation screen. (1) Maintenance mode -- When the MN Converter is in maintenance mode (2) Remote error notification mode -- When the MN Converter is in remote error notification mode [Maintenance mode screen] All the settings are blank and the [Settings contents monitor], [Test report] and [Send cancel all] buttons are disabled.
  • Page 55 The design of the screen is shown below. (10) (11) (12) (13) (14) (15) (16) (17) - (3) Telephone tone mode - (1) Site name Telephone line dial type Name of the system being monitored - (4) MN Converter address - (2) Notification contact TEL M-NET address of the MN converter Telephone number of the notification contact...
  • Page 56 Take care to enter the telephone number correctly. If the number contains an error, notification may be sent to an unrelated number and cause problems. Note that Mitsubishi Electric accepts no liability whatsoever for any problems resulting from incorrect telephone number input.
  • Page 57 If you do not use the Inactivity Timeout function, or if the modem settings are not specified correctly, Mitsubishi Electric accepts no liability whatsoever for any faults or damage arising from the continued connection of telephone lines. Before use, always check that the Inactivity Timeout function is working correctly.
  • Page 58 (6) Specify the error codes targeted for notification. You can use this setting to specify which of the errors that occur in air conditioning units will be reported. You can choose from the following 3 options: [All] Reports all error codes. [A.C.
  • Page 59 (8) Select the system information settings. This option selects whether a host system controller is connected in the M-NET system to which the MN Converter is connected. The host system controller is the G-50A or G(B)-50A, etc. When an error occurs in an air conditioning unit, in order for the unit where the error occurred to notify the MN Converter of the error, the MN Converter address information must first be registered in the unit targeted...
  • Page 60 (10) Send the settings. Click [Send settings]. When the Settings will be sent. OK? message appears, click [Yes]. Setting begins. When setting is completed, the Settings have been sent message appears. Click [OK]. The MN Converter switches to remote error notification mode. Caution: After specifying the error notification settings, always run the error notification test to check that notification is correctly provided to the correct addresses.
  • Page 61 3.12.4 Error notification testing After setting the MN Converter to remote error notification mode, run the error notification test to check that notification is implemented correctly. Caution: After specifying the error notification settings, always run the error notification test to check that notification is correctly provided to the correct addresses during the error notification test, always check that errors are posted correctly on the remote monitoring PC.
  • Page 62 The error messages are shown below. If an error occurs, check the connections, etc. Error message When Test report Error message Meaning/Cause Repair A test report failed Modem connection error (Modem no-response error) The MN Converter cannot communicate with the modem. Probable causes are: * The cable between the MN * Check the connections on the...
  • Page 63 3.12.5 Report log A log of past error notifications is saved in the MN Converter. You can use the Maintenance Tool to view and check the Report log stored on the MN Converter. The log shows the reported error codes, the address of the unit on which the error occurred and the report result (OK/NG).
  • Page 64 The design of the screen is shown below. Latest Scroll bar - (1) Site name Name of the system being monitored [see section 3.12.3 (1)] - (2) Report result Results notified --- Notification succeeded NG(**) ----Notification failed ** : Error code (see below) 01:Modem no-response -- There was no response from the modem.
  • Page 65 3.12.5.2 Clearing the Report log (1) Click the [Log clear] button in the Report log screen. (2) Click [Yes]. (3) The Report log is cleared. Click [OK]. NOTE: When you clear the Report log, the notification number is reset and restarts from 1 in the next report. 3.12.5.3 Saving the Report log in CSV format You can save the Report log as a CSV-format file on the Maintenance Tool PC.
  • Page 66 (2) Select CSV format and click [OK]. Use , -- Uses a comma (,) as the delimiter in the CSV file. Use ; -- Uses a semicolon (;) as the delimiter in the CSV file. (3) The log is saved in CSV format and a folder display window opens.
  • Page 67 3.12.6 Changing the error notification settings NOTE: If you change the units targeted for error monitoring or change the MN Converter address, the MN Converter will be reset by the change. This will erase the previous error data stored on the MN Converter.
  • Page 68 (4) Select System information settings. (5) Click [Send settings]. A confirmation window is displayed. Click [Yes]. Setting begins. (6) If you change the units targeted for error monitoring or change the MN Converter address, the message shown below appears. The MN Converter is reset by the change. This erases the previous error data stored on the MN Converter.
  • Page 69 (9) Click [Close] to close the Error notification mode setting/cancellation screen. Caution: If you have changed the telephone number, you must run the error notification test. [See section 3.12.4.] NOTE: *If you change the units to be monitored for errors when "Connection with host SC" is selected, you must add or delete the MN Converter address in the corresponding unit connection data on the host SC.
  • Page 70 (3) When setting is completed, the All settings have been cancelled message appears. Click [OK]. The MN Converter switches to maintenance mode, and the message below appears.Click [OK]. NOTE: After cancellation, check the start/stop condition of the unit for confirmation (4) Click [Close] to close the Error notification mode setting/cancellation screen.
  • Page 71 (4) The new settings are applied on the MN Converter and the window shown below appears. Note: If the MN Converter is reporting an error, the message shown below appears and the settings cannot be applied. Wait a few moments until error notification ends and then resend the settings.
  • Page 72 The various settings are explained below. - (1) Minimum reporting period (mins.) (Default = 10 min.) Set a period between 0 and 60 minutes in 1-minute increments as the error reporting interval. Errors that occur during this period are all reported together when the end of the specified period is reached.
  • Page 73 - (3) Redial interval (secs.) (Default = 30 sec.) If the MN Converter dials a notification contact but the contact telephone does not answer, the converter redials the number for the number of times specified in "(4) Number of redials" below. In this setting, specify a period between 30 and 99 seconds in 1-second increments as the interval between redials.
  • Page 74 The figure below summarizes these settings. [If the notification contact telephone does not answer] (1) Minimum reporting period Error occurred Dial * The contact telephone normally answers during this (2) Call duration period. Contact telephone: No answer (3) Redial interval Dial (4) Number of redials Contact telephone:...
  • Page 75 [If the notification contact telephone answers] Error occurred (1) Minimum reporting period Dial * "REP" response normally received Contact telephone: Notification details sent during this period and notification is Answer successful. (6) Server/Tool Tool selected Server selected (7) Response timeout Notification details: Resent Result stored in the error report log as a notification success.
  • Page 76 If there are more than 50 errors, only the number of excess errors is reported. The 50 items are divided into blocks of up to 20 items for transmission. [Data format] NO10 -- Notification number MITSUBISHI ELEC BUILDING -- Site name 0312502 0346607 -- Error data (up to 20 items)
  • Page 77 3.12.10 MN Converter LED display The MN Converter (CMS-MNG-E) has a STATUS LED (yellow) that displays the converter status. STATUS LED (Yellow) MN Converter (CMS-MNG-E) STATUS/POWER The STATUS LED blinking patterns are shown below. [Maintenance mode] Lit: Ready for operation. (normal) Unlit: Not ready for operation.
  • Page 78: Setting And Monitoring Dido/ai/pi Controllers

    3.13 Setting and Monitoring DIDO/AI/PI Controllers The “Setting and Monitoring DIDO/AI/PI Controllers" has been located starting from Ver4.20. * Items Performed Here Settings and monitoring DIDO Controller (PAC-YG66DCA), AI Controller (PAC-YG63MCA), and PI Controller (PAC-YG60MCA) can be made. (PI Controllers can be used only for monitoring.) DIDO Controllers and AI Controllers have an interlock control function.
  • Page 79 The function allotment of DIDO Controller, G(B)-50A Web,TG-2000A and Maintenance Tools is as follows. [Note]S:Setting possibility, M:Monitoring only, -:None Function name DIDO Controller G(B)-50A TG-2000A Maintenance Tools Address setting Output method (Level/pulse) setting Error input logic (a contact/b contact) setting Group registration Operation and monitoring (Compulsion operation is...
  • Page 80 (5) The current time is monitored, and Date/Time setting screen will appear. (6) Set the current date and time. (7) Click [Send settings]. (8) The message ”Are you sure you want to send the Date/Time setting?” will appear. Click [Yes]. (9) Time is set to DIDO Controller, and the message “Settings have been sent.”...
  • Page 81 3.13.1.3 Output control (1) Click [Output control] in the DIDO controller (66DC) input/output status monitoring screen. (2) The current output status is monitored, and Output control screen will appear. * The pressed (sunken) button shows the current status. (3) Check the checkbox of the channel to be output. (4) Click [Operation] or [Stop].
  • Page 82 3.13.1.4 Monitoring Dip switch setting of DIDO Controllers (1) Click [Option] in the DIDO controller (66DC) input/output status monitoring screen and select [DIP switch setting monitoring] in the sub-menu. (2) The DIP switch setting is monitored, and DIP switch setting monitoring screen will appear.
  • Page 83 3.13.2 Setting and Monitoring AI Controllers (63MC) AI Controller (PAC-YG63MCA) is capable of measuring the temperature and humidity. Trend displays of measurement data can be shown on the G(B)-50A Web Browser and TG-2000A. Furthermore, an alarm can be output if measurement data exceeds a preset upper or lower limit. (1) Channel 1 temperature or humidity sensor input (2) Channel 2 temperature or humidity sensor input (3) Channel 1 upper/lower limit alarm output...
  • Page 84 The following settings and monitoring can be made on AI Controllers (PAC-YG63MCA). When G(B)-50A or TG-2000A is connected, the setting must be made on G(B)-50A Web Browser or TG-2000A. (a) Settings *Current time *Measurement category (temperature, humidity) *Measurement range (upper limit, lower limit, correction value) *Out-of limit alarm value (alarm threshold, alarm-off threshold) (b) Monitoring *Current measurement value...
  • Page 85 3.13.2.2 Setting for AI Controllers (63MC) NOTE: When G(B)-50A or TG-2000A is connected, the setting must be made on G(B)-50A Web Browser or TG-2000A. When the settings are made on Maintenance Tools, the setting change is not applied to G(B)-50A or TG-2000A.
  • Page 86 (6) The message ”Settings will be sent. OK?” will appear, click [Yes]. The setting will be applied to the unit. (7) The message ”Settings have been sent.” will appear, click [OK]. (8) Click [Close] to return to the AI controller (63MC) measurement value monitoring screen. NOTE: When you use Fahrenheit for the unit, there might be differences of the plus or minus 0.1 °F in the set value and the value monitored after it sets it.
  • Page 87 (2) The correction value for Pt100 detection is monitored, and Monitoring of the correction value for Pt100 detection screen will appear. [Correction value] The correction value for each Reference correction point No. is shown. (3) Click [File output] to save the monitored information as a CSV file.
  • Page 88 3.13.2.6 Out-of-limit alarm history The history of out-of-limit alarm/alarm-off is displayed. Up to 100 of the latest data can be displayed. (1) Click [Option] in the AI controller (63MC) measurement value monitoring screen, and select [Out-of-limit alarm history] in the sub-menu. (2) The out-of-limit alarm history is monitored, and Out-of-limit alarm historyscreen will appear.
  • Page 89 3.13.2.7 Measurement category setting history The change history of measurement category (temperature or humidity) is displayed. Up to 10 of the latest data can be displayed. (1) Click [Option] in the AI controller (63MC) measurement value monitoring screen and select [Measurement category setting history] in the sub-menu.
  • Page 90 3.13.3 Monitoring PI Controllers (60MC) PI Controller (PAC-YG60MCA) counts pulses from a power meter, gas meter, water meter, and calorimeter. The combined use of the G(B)-50A and TG-2000A allows for calculating the charges for each unit and performing peak-cut operation (demand control). PI controller G(B)-50A M-NET...
  • Page 91 3.13.3.1 PI Controller (60MC) measurement value Monitor (current value) (1) Click [Option] in the menu bar and select [DIDO/AI/PI] -> [AI/PI setting] in the sub-menu. (2) Click of the unit (PI Controller) to be monitored on the Main screen. (3) The current measurement value is monitored, and PI controller (60MC) measurement value monitoring screen will appear.
  • Page 92 (3) Click [Monitor update] to update the measurement values. (4) Click [File output] to save the monitored information as a CSV file. Refer to section [3.13.1.2 Monitoring input/output status on DIDO Controllers (66DC) (5)]. The folder name is c:¥ProgramFiles¥MntTool32¥Data. [See section 5.8.] 3.13.3.3 PI Controller (60MC) measurement value Monitor (settlement date) (1) Click [Measurement data history (settlement date)] in the PI controller (60MC) measurement...
  • Page 93 (2) The setting details are monitored, and PI controller (60MC) setting screen will appear. No settings of PI Controller can be made in the Maintenance Tools. [Pulse unit (weight)] The pulse unit (weight) and the measurement unit of each channel are shown. (Unit: kWh, m3, MJ, or -- no unit) [Measurement data recording intervals] The measurement data recording intervals is shown.
  • Page 94 3.13.3.6 Monitoring Dip switch setting of PI Controllers (1) Click [Option] in the PI controller (60MC) measurement value monitoring screen and select [DIP switch setting monitoring] in the sub-menu. (2) The DIP switch setting is monitored, and DIP switch setting monitoring screen will appear.
  • Page 95 3.13.3.8 Pulse unit (weight) change history (1) Click [Option] in the PI controller (60MC) measurement value monitoring screen and select [Pulse unit (weight) change history] in the sub-menu. (2) The pulse unit (weight) change history is monitored, and Pulse unit (weight) change history screen will appear. Up to 10 of the latest data can be displayed.
  • Page 96 3.13.4 Interlock control settings on DIDO Controllers (66DC) DIDO Controllers (PAC-YG66DCA) can control the following items of M-NET devices or the contacts on DIDO Controllers depending on the change in input contact status. *DIDO Controller: contact output *Indoor unit: start/stop control *Indoor unit: operation mode change *Indoor unit: temperature setting The interlock control settings can be made on Maintenance Tools.
  • Page 97 3.13.4.1 Starting the interlock control settings on DIDO Controllers The password is needed to make the settings for interlock control. Only the allowed administrator can perform the settings. To make the settings, enter the password first to be identified as an administrator. The procedures are shown below.
  • Page 98 3.13.4.2 Interlock control settings on DIDO Controllers (1) Click [Option] in the menu bar and select [DIDO/AI/PI] -> [DIDO/AI interlock setting] in the sub-menu. (2) Click of the unit (DIDO Controller) to be monitored on the Main screen. (3)DIDO controller (66DC) Interlock control setting screen will appear.
  • Page 99 <Interlock special condition setting> [Emergency stop receive: Interlock disable] When the emergency stop command is received from G(B)-50A, whether to enable or disable the interlock operation depending on the change in input contact status can be set for each channel. * The pressed (sunken) button shows the currently “Disable”...
  • Page 100 [Interlock operation error: Error report output] When the interlock control with the M-NET device is failed (when no response to the interlock operation command is received from the M-NET device), Whether to output or doesn't output the error report can be set for each output channel. * The pressed (sunken) button shows the currently “Output”...
  • Page 101 Select one of the following operations by clicking a radio button. * The pressed (sunken) button shows the currently “Enabled” status. * [DIDO operation] Select the channel to be output, and set whether to [Operation] or [Stop] the selected channel. * [ON/OFF] Set the start/stop control of the indoor unit.
  • Page 102 NOTE: If there are several patterns of the same input channel and interlock operation conditions, the interlock control operation will be output in the ascending order of the interlock operation Note the order when setting the same interlock operation conditions patterns. To output several interlock control operations under the same input interlock operation conditions, make the following settings.
  • Page 103 3.13.4.3 Temporary interlock prohibition setting (1) Click [Temporary prohibition]. (2) Temporary interlock prohibition setting screen will appear. * The pressed (sunken) button shows the current status. (3) Click the checkbox of the channel to be changed, and select [Disable] or [Enable]. (4) Click [Send settings].
  • Page 104 3.13.4.4 Saving the interlock control settings on DIDO Controllers (66DC) in CSV format (1) Click [File output] to save the interlock control settings as a CSV file. Refer to section [3.13.1.2 Monitoring input/output status on DIDO Controllers (66DC) (5)]. The folder name is c:¥ProgramFiles¥MntTool32¥Data.
  • Page 105 3.13.5 Interlock control settings on AI Controllers AI Controllers (PAC-YG63MCA) can control the following items of M-NET devices depending on the measurement values measured by AI Controllers. *Indoor unit: start/stop control *Indoor unit: operation mode change *Indoor unit: temperature setting The interlock control settings can be made on Maintenance Tools.
  • Page 106 3.13.5.1 Starting the interlock control settings on AI Controllers The password is needed to make the settings for interlock control. Only the allowed administrator can perform the settings. To make the settings, enter the password first to be identified as an administrator. The procedures are shown below.
  • Page 107 <Output> [Interlock target] The unit address of the interlock target is shown. [Transmission intervals (min.)] As long as the input interlock condition is met, the interlock control operation will keep being output continuously at the set intervals. E.g.) When the following input interlock condition is set input value>25°C, Transmission intervals (min.): 10 min., Interlock control contents: Operation As long as the measurement value keeps 26°C, the “operation ON”...
  • Page 108 [SC communication error detection: Interlock disable] When the communication error with G(B)-50A occurs, whether to enable or disable the interlock operation depending on the change in measurement values can be set for each channel. * The pressed (sunken) button shows the currently “Disable” status. The interlock operation will be disabled on the input channel on which “Disable”...
  • Page 109 (6) Select the line to be set, and click [Edit]. To copy the preset interlock setting, select the line to be copied, and click [Copy], then select the line to be pasted, and click [Paste]. To delete the setting, select the line to be deleted, and click [Delete].
  • Page 110 [Interlock target] Select the unit address to be controlled. Select one of the following operations by clicking a radio button. * The pressed (sunken) button shows the currently “Enabled” status. * [DIDO operation] Select the channel to be output, and set whether to [Operation] or [Stop] the selected channel. * [ON/OFF] Set the start/stop control of the indoor unit.
  • Page 111 NOTE: If there are several patterns of the same input channel and interlock operation conditions, the interlock control operation will be output in the ascending order of the interlock operation Note the order when setting the same interlock operation conditions patterns. To output several interlock control operations under the same input interlock operation conditions, make the following settings.
  • Page 112 3.13.5.3 Temporary interlock prohibition setting (1) Click [Temporary prohibition]. (2) Temporary interlock prohibition setting screen will appear. * The pressed (sunken) button shows the current status. (3) Click the checkbox of the channel to be changed, and select [Disable] or [Enable]. (4) Click [Send settings].
  • Page 113 3.13.5.4 Saving the interlock control settings on AI Controllers (63MC) in CSV format (1) Click [File output] to save the interlock control settings as a CSV file. Refer to section [3.13.1.2 Monitoring input/output status on DIDO Controllers (66DC) (5)]. The folder name is c:¥ProgramFiles¥MntTool32¥Data.
  • Page 114: Off-line Monitor Operating Method

    Off-Line Monitor Operating Method 4.1 Off-Line Monitor Screen Transfer Title Screen Operation Monitor (Operation status monitor screen) (Operation monitor Data list screen) (Trend graph screen) System Information Monitoring of Pre-error Data (System info. Data list screen) (Pre-error Data list screen) (System information screen) (Pre-error data screen)
  • Page 115: Function Chart

    4.2 Function Chart 4.2.1 Operation Monitor Off-Line Analizing -------------------- [Refer to 4.3.1] Monitors and prints about unit data saved in On-Line “3.7 Operation Monitor”. Graph --------------------- [Refer to 4.3.2] The operation data obtained can be graphed for display. Check Mail ------------------------------ [Refer to 4.3.3] Extracts the operation monitoring data being mail-transferred by the remote monitor mode from the mail server.
  • Page 116: Operation Monitor

    4.3 Operation Monitor * Items Performed Here - Monitors and prints about the System Information and the Operating Data of units saved using the on-line monitor. 4.3.1 Off-Line Analyzing (1) Click on to display the data list screen of Operation Monitor. (2) Click on [Monitor Data] desired to be monitored.
  • Page 117 - Click on [Help] and “Explanation of Terminology” and “Operation Method” sub-menus can be selected. [Refer to 3.6 Connecting Information 3.6.2 (2) ”Menu Bar”] (c) Click on [Return] on the menu bar to end the Operation Status Monitor Screen. The screen returns to the data list screen of Operation Monitor. 4.3.2 Graph (1) Click on to display the data list screen of...
  • Page 118 - Clicking "Sampling setting ---" displays Sampling Setting Screen. Set the sampling time (interval) by moving [Scroll bar] or input through the keyboard. For the sampling interval, set the time interval of the abscissas axis with 1 ~10 minutes. For the horizontal grid line, refer to [3.7.3 (1) Procedure for graphing]. (b) Screen function and operation 1) Clicking [Graph number] makes the graph line bold.
  • Page 119 4.3.3 Check mail *Mail Server Setting In order to provide mail checking to the operation data mail-messaged from G-50A by utilizing Mail communication mode under online mode, the setting is required relating to the connection of the objective mail server. (a) Clicking on the sub-menu “Mail server setting”...
  • Page 120: System Information

    4.4 System Information 4.4.1 Off-Line Analyzing (1) Click on to display the data list screen of System Information. (2) Click on [Monitor Data] desired to monitor. (3) Click on - The System Information Screen of Off-Line displays all connection information memorized by the connected G-50A.
  • Page 121: Monitoring Of Pre-error Data

    4.5 Monitoring of Pre-error Data 4.5.1 Off-Line Analyzing (1) Click on to display the data list screen of Pre-error. (2) Click on [Monitor Data] desired to monitor. (3) Click on NOTE: This covers the operation with the menu of the right-clicking of the mouse.
  • Page 122: Function Common For Each Screen

    4.6 Function common for each screen (Filing operation) * Clicking the button of "Monitor Data", "Monitor Date", "Last Updated" and "Others" at the upper column allows to sort the displayed data. * The right-clicking operation of the mouse covers the operation of each file also. For detail, refer to the item 4.6.6 Right-click menu.
  • Page 123 (b) Divided (file exceeds 15 MB) 1. [The information for dividing data is acquired] screen appears. 2. After the information for dividing data is acquired, [Export] screen appears. 3. Enter the name of the destination folder and export file. 4. Click and select the data span to export. NOTE: Multiple data spans can be selected.
  • Page 124 4.6.4 Text Convert (1) Clicking to display Data list screen containing the file desired to edit. (Text conversion can also be adapted to the Pre-error data. For the converting method, refer to 4.5.1(5).) (2) Click on [Monitor Data] desired to convert into text format.
  • Page 125 4.6.6 Right-clicking menu - Right-clicking menu Clicking the right button of the mouse on [Monitor data] displays the pop-up menu as shown on the right screen. The items that can be set are same as that of the function button on the screen listing each data. (Some function is unable to operate partially.) Use them in accordance with your applications.
  • Page 126: Offline Analyze On Wide Area Access Mode

    4.7 Offline Analyze on Wide area access mode The function of the offline mode is mostly equals that of the normal mode, however, the following function is provided additionally. 1) Display of monitored name objective for data collection. - The [AREA name], [Customer name] and [Air conditioning system name] are shown for each data obtained.
  • Page 127: File Names

    File Names 5.1 System Information Data When the system information data saved in the database in "3.4 Main Screen (2)" is exported in "4.6.2 Export", exported data is saved in c:¥ProgramFiles¥MntTool32¥Data. (Default setting. Can be changed.) The exported file is a compressed archive with the file extension ZIP. - The following is an explanation of the file name SI_20040315_181026.zip Extension...
  • Page 128 5.3 Pre-error Data When the pre-error data saved in the database in "3.9.4 Monitoring of Pre-error Data" is exported in "4.6.2 Export", exported data is saved in c:¥ProgramFiles¥MntTool32¥Data. (Default setting. Can be changed.) The exported file is a compressed archive with the file extension ZIP. - The following is an explanation of the file name(Pre-error Data has been automatically stored at the on-line monitoring.) PE_20040315_181026.zip...
  • Page 129 5.6 DIDO Controller Monitor Data The data saved in Section "3.13.1 Setting and Monitoring DIDO Controllers (66DC)” is stored in c:¥ProgramFiles¥MntTool32¥Data - The following is an explanation of the file name (1) Monitoring input/output status on DIDO Controllers (66DC) (Section “3.13.1.2” ) DCCV_20070214_120559.CSV Extension Monitor Time*1...
  • Page 130 (5) Out-of-limit alarm history (Section “3.13.2.6” ) MCTAH_20070214_120559.CSV Extension Monitor Time*1 Fixed (6) Measurement category setting history (Section “3.13.2.7” ) MCTSH_20070214_120559.CSV Extension Monitor Time*1 Fixed *1 Monitor Time Monitor time: YYYYMMDD_HHMMSS format 5.8 PI Controller Monitor Data The data saved in Section "3.13. Monitoring PI Controllers (60MC)” is stored in c:¥ProgramFiles¥MntTool32¥Data - The following is an explanation of the file name (1) PI Controller (60MC) measurement value Monitor (current value) (Section “3.13.3.1”...
  • Page 131 (6) Power failure/restoration history (Section “3.13.3.7” ) MCPPH_20070214_120559.CSV Extension Monitor Time*1 Fixed (7) Pulse unit (weight) change history (Section “3.13.3.8” ) MCPWH_20070214_120559.CSV Extension Monitor Time*1 Fixed *1 Monitor Time Monitor time: YYYYMMDD_HHMMSS format 5.9 DIDO/AI Controller interlock control Data The data saved in Section "3.13.4 Interlock control settings on DIDO Controllers (66DC)” and "3.13.5 Interlock control settings on AI Controllers (63MC)”...
  • Page 132: How To Change Setting Of Firewall

    How to change setting of Firewall How to Change Setting of Firewall for Windows XP Introduction When connecting Maintenance Tool through G-50A, normal communication may not be performed if Firewall, the security function of Windows XP, has wholly been validated. (* In E-Mail mode and MN converter connection, it is not related) Therefore, the setting of Firewall should partially be changed following the procedure indicated in Chapter 3 How to change the setting of Firewall.
  • Page 133 The [Local Area Connection Properties] screen will be displayed. Select the [Advanced] tab. Confirm that the checking column of [Internet Connection Firewall] has been affixed with a check mark. (10) Click the [Settings - - -] button. (11) The [Advanced Settings] screen will be displayed. (12) Click the checking column of [Internet Mail Server [SMTP]] within the [Service] tab to affix a check mark.
  • Page 134 (11) [Advanced Settings] will be displayed. (12) Click the checking column of [Internet Mail Server [SMTP]] within the [Service] tab to affix a check mark. (13) Click the [OK] button to close the [Advanced Settings] screen. Now the setting of Firewall has completed. Close all screens and start Maintenance Tool. Caution: For security protection while connecting with Internet and the like, it is recommended to restore the settings of Firewall to the original one after terminating Maintenance Tool.
  • Page 135 On the [Windows Security Alert] screen, if [Keep Blocking] or [Ask Me Later] has been selected, the settings of Firewall should be changed manually. The method of change is given below. (1) Select [Control Panel] from the Start menu. (2) The [Control Panel] screen will be displayed. (3) Click [Network and Internet Connections].
  • Page 136 (11) The [Windows Firewall] screen will be displayed. Confirm that Firewall is being set to [On [recommended]]. Do not affix a check mark to [Don't allow exceptions]. (12) Click the [Exceptions] tab. (13) Click the checking column of [MntTool32(Maintenance Tool)] to affix a check mark.
  • Page 137: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Trouble When Installing or Starting Trouble Cause Repair Cannot install. Install CD-ROM not properly positioned. Properly position Install CD-ROM. Cannot start application. Insufficient memory. End other applications. OS is not an English version. Regional options setup, changing into English area form. Or after changing date separator into [/], time separator into [:], and a decimal point mark is changed into [.], it tries.
  • Page 138 Trouble with Main Screen Trouble Cause Repair Cannot select function selection buttons. Collecting data about individual units Can be used when communication with all using manual search. (Unit is the units selected by manual search have communicating.) completed communication. A[**]appears in the unit address button -No response from that unit.
  • Page 139 Operation Monitor Trouble Trouble Cause Repair The monitor display screen on the Because of the increased re-transmission Please take a countermeasure against the operation monitor has red characters. process work due to abundant communication noise source in this case. communication noise, data may not be monitored fully within the rated cycle.
  • Page 140 Operation Monitor Mail Communication Mode Trouble Trouble Cause Repair Operation monitor mail cannot receive Please set up the right information again A mail address and SMTP server normally. after performing "Stop mail information were made a mistake in and communication" of 3.4 (2). set up by mail communication setup.
  • Page 141 Specific troubles induced by E-mail connection mode Trouble Cause Repair The message of ” Not connectable to mail The initial information is not being set to Execute the initial setting of Maintenance server.” or “Not connectable to G-50A.” Is G-50A. Tool or G-50A mail address on the local displayed.
  • Page 142 Setting and Monitoring DIDO/AI/PI Controllers Trouble Trouble Cause Repair The pulse unit (weight) cannot be set on The PI Controller can be used only for Make the settings for the PI Controller on the PI Controller. monitoring. G(B)-50A Web Browser or TG-2000A. An error occurs when the limit alarm value The values exceeding the upper/lower Set the values between the upper and...
  • Page 143 Off-Line Monitor Trouble Trouble Cause Repair The message of ”Timeout Can’t connect The setting of IP address of POP server is Set the correct IP address with Mail to Mailserver.” Is displayed. incorrect. Server Setting. The setting of the IP address of PC is Set the IP address of PC correctly.
  • Page 144: Trademark And License

    Trademark and license * MS, Microsoft, Microsoft logo, and Windows are registered trademarks and trade names of Microsoft Corporation. Each company may use as registered trademarks and trade names the product names used in this manual. * Distributed 7-Zip library according to GNU LGPL is used for data export and import in the Maintenance Tool.

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  • Bill Stavis Jul 26, 2017 01:32:
    I have recently had my mn converter plugged into high voltage , needless to say it does not work any more . So the question is can it and is it worth repair cost or is my helper buying me a new one ?