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NB-GPC2 and SBC-GPC2

Secondary Control Units
NB-GPC2 and SBC-GPC2
Date Last Saved: 2/22/2012 3:10:43 PM

Product Name(s): NB-GPC2 and SBC-GPC2
Product Description: The GPC2 offers complete stand-alone control as well as peer-to-peer capabilities.
Product Application(s): Rooftop units, fan coils, heat pumps, and unit ventilators.
Point Quantity Characteristics
Analog Input (AI): N.A.
Digital Input (DI): 1 5-29 VAC/VDC
pulse counting up to 10 pulses/sec
opto-isolator
Universal Input (AI or DI): 8 24-bit resolution
0-10 VDC
0-20 mA
interpretation of any of the above ranges as digital
precon type II thermistor
Analog Output (AO): 4 12-bit resolution
0-10 VDC @ 20 mA
0-20 mA
Digital Output (DO): 5 optoisolated triac up to 30 V, 1 A
varistor protection
Universal Output (UO):
Other:
Control Unit Model #:AIDIUIDOAOUOOther
NB-GPC2 1 8 5 4
SBC-GPC2 1 8 5 4
A/D Converter Resolution
8 bit
10 bit
12 bit
16 bit
Other 24 bit
D/A Converter Resolution
6 bit
8 bit
10 bit
No Analog Output
Other 12 bit
HOA switches provided on each output?
Note: These are also available as an add-on from 3rd party vendors.
No
Both AO and DO
DO Only
Other
Indicating status LED on each output?
No
AO and DO
AO Only
DO Only
Other
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)
SBC Line: Public Unitary Protocol (PUP) EIA-485 @ up to 115.2 kbps

NB Line: EIA-485 BACnet MS/TP port @ up to 115.2 kbps
External Communication Ports, Speeds and Access Devices None
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
Other
Controller Access Devices
Laptop/PC
Local Display Panel (controller-mounted)
Local Display Panel (zone-mounted)
Handheld Interface Device (proprietary device)
PDA (3rd-Party HID)
Zone-Based port (details below)
Other
Zone-Based Interface Access
Zone Interface Hardware
Zone-Mounted touchpad (thermostat or stand-alone display)
HID (proprietary device)
PDA (3rd party HID, with software)
Laptop/PC
none
Other
*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
Programs/Logic
O&M SupportTAB/Cx Support
Laptop/PC
Local Display Panel (controller-mounted)
Local Display Panel (zone-mounted)
Handheld Interface Device (proprietary device)
PDA (3rd-Party HID)
Zone-Based port (details below)
Other
Microprocessor(s) Information not provided.
Clock Type
Powered, battery-backed
Battery powered
Powered, no battery backing
None
Other
Clock Synchronization Controller can send and receive time synchronization broadcasts.
Volatile Memory (RAM) Capacity Information not provided.
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
Others
Is Volatile Memory Supported By Battery? Yes
Battery Type(s) 3.0 V
CR-1/3N
Battery Life Information not provided.
Backup Battery Operating Time Information not provided.
Non-Volatile Memory Capacity (EEPROM/Flash)* Information not provided.
Non-Volatile Memory Uses
Data / Trends / Alarms / Calculation Storage
Configuration / Parameter Storage
Control Programming Storage
Controller Operating System
Other
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? No
How many total trend values can be stored? N.A.
What is the controllers role in trending? N.A.
Can controller be programmed to 'push' data to archive or are trends 'pulled' from controller?
When full, does controller automatically send up trend data, overwrite data, or stop logging data? N.A.
Programming Method(s) 2 program regions for custom programming.
Resident vs Non-Resident Program Execution Resident
Scheduling
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.
Other
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
Others
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.)
Other
Additional Energy Management functions are resident at SI
Additional Programming Functions
DDC Loops (P, PI, PID) PI, PID
Automatic PID Tuning Feature No
Automatical-Dial Alarm Support No
Does controller perform multiple retries and buffer/store alarm until connection is made? No
Are multiple destinations possible? No
Upon controller power loss or hardware failure:
Are network communications affected? No
Is loss recognized on/by the network and alarm reported? No
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
Volatile memory functions?
Lost
Retained for life of backup battery
Other
Upon restoration of power does the controller:
Auto-reboot without operator intervention? Yes
Automatically reset/synchronize the clock? Yes
Update all monitored functions? Yes
Generate an alarm if backup battery is dead? No
Upon network or communications failure does controller:
Continue to operate standalone? Yes
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.)
Yes
Does network automatically reconfigure upon restoration? Yes
Does network store 'loss of communications' alarm with time of event? No
Additional Information (optional)
Self Test Diagnostics
Does controller have internal self-test diagnostics to check:
Processor failure? Yes
Internal hardware failure? Yes
Open/shortened sensor? Yes
Others?
 
Control Enclosure Information not provided.
Power Supply Required NEC Class 2 transformer
Voltage 22-29 VAC, 50/60 Hz, 3.2 A max
VA 93 VA max
Surge Protection PTC protected
Underwriters Laboratories Listed Management Equipment, Energy (PAZX) UL standard 916
FCC Complies with FCC Part 15, subpart B, for Class B Computing Device
CE Complies with CE Directive and Standards
LonMark Certified
Yes
No
No - but LonWorks compatible
Information not provided
BACnet (BTL) Certified
Yes NB Series
No
Not submitted for testing
Information not provided
Other