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Small Building Network Manager; I/O Building Network Manager with Expanded Nodes; Basic Plus Network Manager; NX Network Manager

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Talon Network Managers
Date Last Saved: 10/19/2007 8:37:52 AM

Product Name(s): Small Building Network Manager; I/O Building Network Manager with Expanded Nodes; Basic Plus Network Manager; NX Network Manager
Product Description: The TALON Network Manager provides system-level control and interoperability for a wide range of industry standard open protocols and devices. Residing on a high-speed Ethernet network, the TALON Network Manager utilizes Internet standards to enable communication between LONWORKS®, BACnet, and MODBUS products.
Product Application(s): The TALON Network Manager communicates via Ethernet, Internet/Intranet, or modem. Functions may be monitored and controlled directly from a TALON Workstation or from any standard Web browser interface. The TALON Network Manager applications are created and updated with the Talon Workstation engineering tool.
Point Quantity Characteristics
Analog Input (AI): N/A
Digital Input (DI): N/A
Universal Input (AI or DI): N/A
Analog Output (AO): N/A
Digital Output (DO): N/A
Universal Output (UO): N/A
A/D Converter Resolution
8 bit
10 bit
12 bit
16 bit
Other N/A
D/A Converter Resolution
6 bit
8 bit
10 bit
No Analog Output
HOA switches provided on each output?
Note: These are also available as an add-on from 3rd party vendors.
Both AO and DO
DO Only
Other N/A
Indicating status LED on each output?
AO and DO
AO Only
DO Only
Other N/A
Integral Flow Sensor? N.A.
Integral Damper Actuator? N.A.
Can controller accept occupant override from thermostat? N.A.
Can controller accept occupancy sensor input? N.A.
Expander Boards
Network Ports, Protocol(s), and Speed(s) Supported
(Note: See 'Architecture' for network details)
Primary Network: Ethernet, BACnet, or Modbus at 10 or 100 Mb
Secondary Network: LonWorks at 78.8 kbps
External Communication Ports, Speeds and Access Devices Small Building Network Manager: (1) Lon, (1) Ethernet, (1) EIA-232, (1) EIA-485
I/O Building Network Mgr w/ Exp Nodes: (1) Lon, (1) Ethernet, (1) EIA-232, (1) EIA-485
Basic Plus Network Manager: (1) Lon, (1) Ethernet, (2) RJ-45, (4) EIA-485
NX Network Manager: (1) Lon, (1) Ethernet, (2) RJ-45, (4) EIA-485
Additional Information (Optional)
Network Accessing Capabilities via Controller
Access controller only
Access controller plus additional controllers on network segment / LAN
Access all controllers on system
No access available on this controller
Controller Access Devices
Local Display Panel (controller-mounted)
Local Display Panel (zone-mounted)
Handheld Interface Device (proprietary device)
PDA (3rd-Party HID)
Zone-Based port (details below)
Zone-Based Interface Access
Zone Interface Hardware
Zone-Mounted touchpad (thermostat or stand-alone display)
HID (proprietary device)
PDA (3rd party HID, with software)
*Note: This section covers the capabilities for accessing the controller or other parts of the network from the controller (i.e. 'bottom-up').
Standard access functionality is covered in the Architecture and Software sections.
**Does NOT include front-end OI functions. See vendor for specific functions available.
Functions Available Through Field Interface**:View ParamsChange ParamsChange
O&M SupportTAB/Cx Support
Local Display Panel (controller-mounted)
Local Display Panel (zone-mounted)
Handheld Interface Device (proprietary device)
PDA (3rd-Party HID)
Zone-Based port (details below)
Microprocessor(s) Motorola RISC Processor or
High Speed Intel Celeron (NX Only)
Clock Type
Powered, battery-backed
Battery powered
Powered, no battery backing
Clock Synchronization Yes
Volatile Memory (RAM) Capacity Small Building Network Manager: 64 MB
I/O Building Network Mgr w/ Exp Nodes: 64 MB
Basic Plus Network Manager: 128 MB
NX Network Manager: 256 MB
Volatile Memory (RAM) Uses
RAM use unrestricted
RAM use restricted as shown below
Information Not Provided
Program Execution / Calculation storage
Data / Trends / Alarms storage
Configuration / Parameter storage
Control Programming storage
Is Volatile Memory Supported By Battery? Yes
Battery Type(s) Information Not Provided.
Battery Life Information Not Provided.
Backup Battery Operating Time 60 days
Non-Volatile Memory Capacity (EEPROM/Flash)* 32 MB
Non-Volatile Memory Uses
Data / Trends / Alarms / Calculation Storage
Configuration / Parameter Storage
Control Programming Storage
Controller Operating System
Additional Information
* Items in NV memory are not lost upon power or battery failure. Other types of NV memory such as EPROM, NOVROM, etc. do not directly impact system performance.
Can trend data be stored in this controller? Information not provided
How many total trend values can be stored? Information not provided
What is the controllers role in trending? Information not provided
Can controller be programmed to 'push' data to archive or are trends 'pulled' from controller? Information not provided
When full, does controller automatically send up trend data, overwrite data, or stop logging data? Information not provided
Programming Method(s) Graphical
Resident vs Non-Resident Program Execution Information not provided
Resident/Supervisory. This controller supervises the scheduling of other controllers.
Resident/Stand Alone. This controller contains its own schedule.
Non-Resident. This controller is dependent upon another controller for its schedule.
None. This controller has no scheduling features.
Resident Energy Management
Energy management algorithms for this controller can be custom programmed
Pre-programmed/built-in algorithms available, and are fully editable using custom programming
Pre-Programmed/built-in with limited editing via template-based programming
Controller is not typically used for energy management functions
Specific Pre-Programmed Algorithms Available
None (custom programming only)
None (not applicable)
Optimal Start/Optimal Stop
Peak Demand Limiting/Load Shedding
Economizer (enthalpy, dry-bulb, CO2, modulating/2-position, etc.)
Additional Energy Management functions are resident at SI
Additional Programming Functions
DDC Loops (P, PI, PID) Information not provided
Automatic PID Tuning Feature Information not provided
Automatical-Dial Alarm Support Information not provided
Does controller perform multiple retries and buffer/store alarm until connection is made? Information not provided
Are multiple destinations possible? Information not provided
Upon controller power loss or hardware failure:
Are network communications affected? Yes
Is loss recognized on/by the network and alarm reported? Information not provided
DO and AO response?
Outputs fail to a user pre-specified position
Outputs fail to a normal (unpowered) position
Outputs fail to last position
Other Information not provided
Volatile memory functions?
Retained for life of backup battery
Other Information not provided
Upon restoration of power does the controller:
Auto-reboot without operator intervention? Information not provided
Automatically reset/synchronize the clock? Information not provided
Update all monitored functions? Information not provided
Generate an alarm if backup battery is dead? Information not provided
Upon network or communications failure does controller:
Continue to operate standalone? Information not provided
Operate with last global settings or user-specified value? N.A.
Do broken network segments continue to communicate within the remaining segment?
(Note: May depend on proper termination of segments for higher speed networks.)
Information not provided
Does network automatically reconfigure upon restoration? Information nor provided
Does network store 'loss of communications' alarm with time of event? Information not provided
Additional Information (optional)
Self Test Diagnostics
Does controller have internal self-test diagnostics to check:
Processor failure? Information not provided
Internal hardware failure? Information not provided
Open/shortened sensor? Information not provided
Control Enclosure Varies
Power Supply Required
Voltage 120 Vac
VA 25
Surge Protection Information not provided
Underwriters Laboratories UL 916 PAZX/PAZX7 (Enclosed Energy Management)
FCC FCC Part 15, Class A
CE Yes
LonMark Certified
No - but LonWorks compatible
Information not provided
BACnet (BTL) Certified
Not submitted for testing
Information not provided