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Primary Control Unit
Date Last Saved: 7/7/2015 7:44:08 PM

Product Name(s): M-Line
Product Description: The M-line series of controllers are expandable, programmable primary controllers that are designed for high point density, complex control applications. They reside on Automated Logic's Native BACnet primary network.
Product Application(s): M-line standalone controllers support larger general HVAC applications including central plants and multi-equipment applications.
Point Quantity Characteristics
Analog Input (AI):
Digital Input (DI):
Universal Input (AI or DI): See below Thermistor
0-5 Vdc
0-20 mA
10 Hz pulse
Analog Output (AO): See below 0-10 Vdc
0-20 mA
0-20 psi with pressure feedback
Digital Output (DO): See below Relay, 24 Vac / 3 Amp
Universal Output (UO):
Control Unit Model #:AIDIUIDOAOUOOther
M0100 10 0 0
M01010pnx* 10 0 10
M0320 32 0 0
M220nx 2 2 0
M4106nx 10 4 6
M4106 10 4 6
M4106p* 10 4 6
M8102nx 10 8 2
M8102 10 8 2
M880nx 8 8 0
M16160 16 16 0
A/D Converter Resolution
8 bit
10 bit
12 bit
16 bit
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
Indicating status LED on each output?
AO and DO
AO Only
DO Only
Integral Flow Sensor?
Integral Damper Actuator?
Can controller accept occupant override from thermostat?
Can controller accept occupancy sensor input?
Expander Boards I/O configurations allow up to 5 additional boards for a maximum of 192 points. Expansion devices use on-board expansion connectors.
Expansion Device Model #AIDIUIDOAOUOOther
MX040 4 0 0
MX080 8 0 0
MX0160 16 0 0
MX0320 32 0 0
MX400 0 0 4
MX440 4 0 4
MX4106 10 6 4
MX4106p 10 6 4
MX800 0 0 8
MX880 8 0 8
MX8102 10 2 8
MX1600 0 0 16
MX16160 16 0 16
MCPU (Central Processor Unit)
Network Ports, Protocol(s), and Speed(s) Supported
(Note: See 'Architecture' for network details)
(1) BACnet port to BACnet primary network
External Communication Ports, Speeds and Access Devices (1) EIA-232 serial (access) port (for auxiliary communication interface) @ 9.6 or 38.4 Kbps
Additional Information (Optional) A web browser is the primary means of operator interface. Refer to the Architecture drawing and the Software form.
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 Not applicable - This is a primary control unit.
Zone Interface Hardware
Zone-Mounted touchpad (thermostat or stand-alone display)
HID (proprietary device)
PDA (3rd party HID, with software)
Other Not applicable - This is a primary control unit.
*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) 32-bit Motorola MC68 series microprocessor
Clock Type
Powered, battery-backed
Battery powered
Powered, no battery backing
Other Information not provided
Clock Synchronization Information not provided
Volatile Memory (RAM) Capacity 1MB 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? Yes
Battery Type(s) Lithium
Battery Life 7 years
Backup Battery Operating Time 10,000 hours (a little over a year) data retention during power outage.
Non-Volatile Memory Capacity (EEPROM/Flash)* 2 MB Flash
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?
When full, does controller automatically send up trend data, overwrite data, or stop logging data? Information not provided
Programming Method(s) EIKON Graphical Block Programming. "Drag-and-drop" of microblocks and logical connections. Off-line & On-line debugging is possible.
Resident vs Non-Resident Program Execution Resident program execution. Full stand-alone capability, including schedules.
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) PID
Automatic PID Tuning Feature Yes - See Software form for further detail
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? Information not provided
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
Volatile memory functions?
Retained for life of backup battery
Upon restoration of power does the controller:
Auto-reboot without operator intervention? Yes
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? 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.)
Information not provided
Does network automatically reconfigure upon restoration? Information not 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
Others? Yes - With an alarm sent to the server
Control Enclosure Aluminum
Power Supply Required
Voltage 24 Vac +/- 10%, 50-60 Hz
VA 20 to 35 VA, depending on model.
Surge Protection Surge and transient protection circuitry for power and communications
Underwriters Laboratories UL 916 PAZX (Energy Management)
FCC Part 15, Sub-Part B, Class A
CE Yes
LonMark Certified
No - but LonWorks compatible
Information not provided
BACnet (BTL) Certified
Not submitted for testing
Information not provided