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Aspect FT - Nexus

Supervisory Interface Devices
Aspect FT - Nexus
Date Last Saved: 2/22/2012 10:13:08 AM

Product Name(s): Aspect FT - Nexus
Product Description: Provides the ability to manage an entire facility of products by acting as a centralized server providing web, data, and other building information from a single point.
Product Application(s): Entire building automation system monitoring. Web server.
Point Quantity Characteristics
Analog Input (AI): N.A. N.A.
Digital Input (DI): N.A. N.A.
Universal Input (AI or DI): N.A. N.A.
Analog Output (AO): N.A. N.A.
Digital Output (DO): N.A. N.A.
Universal Output (UO): N.A. N.A.
Other: N.A. N.A.
A/D Converter Resolution
D/A Converter Resolution
HOA switches provided on each output?
Note: These are also available as an add-on from 3rd party vendors.
Indicating status LED on each output?
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 N.A.
Network Ports, Protocol(s), and Speed(s) Supported
(Note: See 'Architecture' for network details)
10/100/1000 MB Ethernet for BACnet/IP, BACnet/Ethernet, PUP IP, FTnet, Modbus TCO/IP, MySQL, HTTP, XML, NTP, and DHCP
Up to (2) EIA-485 for BACnet MS/TP, PUP, Modbus RTU @ up to 115.2 kbps.
External Communication Ports, Speeds and Access Devices
Additional Information (Optional)
Network Accessing Capabilities via Controller
Controller Access Devices
Zone-Based Interface Access N.A.
Zone Interface Hardware
*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.
Microprocessor(s) Intel ATOM Dual Core CPU @ 1.8 GHz
Clock Type
Powered, battery-backed
Battery powered
Powered, no battery backing
None
Other Information not provided.
Clock Synchronization Information not provided.
Volatile Memory (RAM) Capacity 1 GB RAM
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 Information not provided.
Is Volatile Memory Supported By Battery? Information not provided.
Battery Type(s) Information not provided.
Battery Life Information not provided.
Backup Battery Operating Time Information not provided.
Non-Volatile Memory Capacity (EEPROM/Flash)* 64 GB SSD
Non-Volatile Memory Uses
Data / Trends / Alarms / Calculation Storage
Configuration / Parameter Storage
Control Programming Storage
Controller Operating System
Other Information not provided.
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? Yes.
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? Device can push or pull data.
When full, does controller automatically send up trend data, overwrite data, or stop logging data? Information not provided.
Programming Method(s) N.A.
Resident vs Non-Resident Program Execution N.A.
Scheduling
Resident Energy Management
Specific Pre-Programmed Algorithms Available
Additional Programming Functions N.A.
DDC Loops (P, PI, PID) N.A.
Automatic PID Tuning Feature N.A.
Automatical-Dial Alarm Support N.A.
Does controller perform multiple retries and buffer/store alarm until connection is made? N.A.
Are multiple destinations possible? N.A.
Upon controller power loss or hardware failure:
Are network communications affected? N.A.
Is loss recognized on/by the network and alarm reported? N.A.
DO and AO response?
Volatile memory functions?
Upon restoration of power does the controller:
Auto-reboot without operator intervention? N.A.
Automatically reset/synchronize the clock? N.A.
Update all monitored functions? N.A.
Generate an alarm if backup battery is dead? N.A.
Upon network or communications failure does controller:
Continue to operate standalone? N.A.
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.)
N.A.
Does network automatically reconfigure upon restoration? N.A.
Does network store 'loss of communications' alarm with time of event? N.A.
Additional Information (optional) N.A.
Self Test Diagnostics
Does controller have internal self-test diagnostics to check:
Processor failure? N.A.
Internal hardware failure? N.A.
Open/shortened sensor? N.A.
Others? N.A.
 
Control Enclosure N.A.
Power Supply Required
Voltage 24 VAC, 50/60 Hz, 3.5 A Max
VA Information not provided.
Surge Protection Information not provided.
Underwriters Laboratories UL 916 - Energy Management Equipment
FCC Class A Computing Device
CE Yes.
LonMark Certified
Yes
No
No - but LonWorks compatible
Information not provided
BACnet (BTL) Certified
Yes
No
Not submitted for testing
Information not provided
Other

Programming Method(s)

(See also 'Software' Form)

Information not provided.

Scheduling

(See also 'Software' Form)

Interact with iCalendar format tools such as Microsoft Outlook, iCal, Google Calendar, etc.

Energy Management

SI-resident energy management functions/algorithms calculated and performed by this SI. One or more of these choices may be selected. 'No' indicates that it is not available.

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.
SI is not typically used for energy management functions
Other

Specific, pre-programmed algorithms available.

'No' indicates that it is not available.

None (custom programming only)
None (not applicable)
Optimal Start/Optimal Stop
Peak Demand Limiting/Load Shedding
Economizer
Additional Energy Management functions resident at individual controllers
Other Information not provided.
Hardware I/O Points Information not provided.
Additional SI Functions Information not provided.

Automatic-Dial Alarm Support

(See also 'Software' Form)

Yes.
Does SI perform multiple retries and buffer/store alarm until connection is made? Information not provided.
Are multiple destinations possible? Yes.
 
Upon SI power loss or hardware failure:
Is loss recognized on/by the network and alarm reported? Information not provided.
 
Upon restoration of power does the SI:
Auto-reboot without operator intervention? Information not provided.
Automatically reset/synchronize its clock? Information not provided.
Automatically reset/synchronize its secondary network? Information not provided.
Update all monitored functions? Information not provided.
Generate an alarm if backup battery is dead? Information not provided.
Control Enclosure 12.90"x8.34"x4"