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System Architecture

Date Last Saved: 3/5/2012 9:26:41 AM

This section distinguishes between Operator Interfaces and Field Interfaces to the BAS. The Operator Interface refers to the main 'front-end' method for accessing and operating the BAS. The Field Interfaces typically access the BAS from the controller-level and have limited functionality, and may include HID, LDP, and ZBI as described below. This section describes the devices only; OI functionality is generally covered in the Software, while Field Interface functionality is detailed further in the individual Controllers
Operator Interfaces (OI)
Dedicated Operator Workstation (OWS)
Dedicated PC(s) with proprietary workstation software
Excel Building Supervisor (XBS) personal computer with Excel Care and Live Care software
"Thin" Client Browser Web access via browser on IT network.
"Thick" Client Browser Information not provided
Product Application(s): N.A.
Handheld Interface Devices (HID)
PDA-Based None
Proprietary Optional: X1582 Operator Terminal (handheld, desktop, or wall mounted)
Local Display Panel (LDP) Optional: X1581 Operator Terminal Optional: X1582 Operator Terminal (handheld, desktop, or wall mounted)
Zone Based Interfaces (ZBI)
Thermostat with communication port to access local controller/network E-bus jack available (permits laptop/PC access to E-bus devices via SLTA)
Other thermostat types available (without communication ports)
Interface to BAS Networks Information not provided
Compatible with the building's IT network? Yes
Protocol(s) LONTalk
Cabling and Speeds UTP @ 78.6 Kbps
Expansion Capability Information not provided
Additional Information
Peer-to-Peer or Polling? N.A.
Protocol(s) N.A.
Cabling and Speeds N.A.
Expansion Capability N.A.
Additional Information
Includes a listing of available Gateways, Routers and other devices that provide additional communications flexibility into and out of the BAS. Repeaters, bridges, standard modems and the like are typically not included here. Note: If in use by the BAS, the Internet/building IT Network is extremely open and non-proprietary. If a vendor uses the IT Network, CI devices such as IP routers and hubs can be purchased from third parties.
Model (Device) Application
Model (Device) iLon 1000/Q7751C
Application Echelon LonTalkĀ®/IP router (and can be a Web server). Functions as a communications interface between the OWS and devices on the LON. LonTalk/IP permits full functionality of all OWS functions -- the same as though the OWS were directly connected to the LON.
Classification Gateway
between
Lon
and
IT Network (LonTalk over IP)
Additional Information
Model (Device) Application
Model (Device) XPC 500
Application Data communication with locally connected C-Bus
Classification Gateway
between
PC
and
C-Bus
Additional Information
Model (Device) Application
Model (Device) Building Network Adapters BNA-1C: BNA2-C: BNA-2D
Application To allow network-layer capabilites of a building network system to be expanded.
Classification Gateway
between
IT Network
and
C-Bus
Additional Information
Model (Device) Application
Model (Device) iLon 1000/Q7751C
Application Echelon LonTalkĀ®/IP router (and can be a Web server). Functions as a communications interface between the OWS and devices on the LON. LonTalk/IP permits full functionality of all OWS functions -- the same as though the OWS were directly connected to the LON.
Classification Gateway
between
Lon
and
IT Network (LonTalk over IP)
Additional Information
Model (Device) Application
Model (Device) XPC 500
Application Data communication with locally connected C-Bus
Classification Gateway
between
PC
and
C-Bus
Additional Information
Model (Device) Application
Model (Device) Building Network Adapters BNA-1C: BNA2-C: BNA-2D
Application To allow network-layer capabilites of a building network system to be expanded.
Classification Gateway
between
IT Network
and
C-Bus
Additional Information