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Lighting Control MicroSTAR (LCM)

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Lighting Control MicroSTAR (LCM)
Date Last Saved: 3/27/2004 2:27:09 PM

Product Name(s): Lighting Control MicroSTAR (LCM)
Product Description: The LCM is a secondary controller whose primary function is to provide input collection and execute switching operations for a variety of electrical devices. Control processing is done primarily by the LanSTAR II supervisory interface. Up to 32 LCMs or MicroSTAR IIs can be supported by a single LanSTAR II interface.
Product Application(s): Supports lighting control functions and other electrical load switching. The LCM supports high current, mechanically latched outputs, warning flash before shutdown, staggered start, timed request overrides, retry logic, and 110/277 Vac source power interface.
Point Quantity Characteristics
Analog Input (AI): N.A.
Digital Input (DI): 4 Dry Contact (sourced on-board)
Universal Input (AI or DI): N.A.
Analog Output (AO): N.A.
Digital Output (DO): 16 Supports the following high voltage/high current relays; mechanically latched:
20A @ 110 Vac (Tungsten)
20A @277 Vac (Ballast)
1 hp @ 110 Vac
1.5 hp @ 277 Vac
Universal Output (UO): N.A.
Other: N.A.
A/D Converter Resolution
8 bit
10 bit
12 bit
16 bit
Other Not Applicable
D/A Converter Resolution
6 bit
8 bit
10 bit
No Analog Output
Other Not Applicable
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 Controller has HOA capability through override switches attached to circuit board.
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 None
Network Ports, Protocol(s), and Speed(s) Supported
(Note: See 'Architecture' for network details)
Proprietary EIA-485
External Communication Ports, Speeds and Access Devices None
Additional Information (Optional) Up to 32 LCMs per LanStar II
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 Information not provided
Zone-Based Interface Access Pushbutton occupancy sensor available.
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 Information not provided
Microprocessor(s) Zilog Z-180
Clock Type
Powered, battery-backed
Battery powered
Powered, no battery backing
None
Other
Clock Synchronization No Clock
Volatile Memory (RAM) Capacity 2K 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
Is Volatile Memory Supported By Battery? No
Battery Type(s) N.A.
Battery Life N.A.
Backup Battery Operating Time N.A.
Non-Volatile Memory Capacity (EEPROM/Flash)* None
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? No
When full, does controller automatically send up trend data, overwrite data, or stop logging data? N.A.
Programming Method(s) LCM operates using line-based programming stored in the LanSTAR II. Line-based programming is contained within the Starview WebAccess software package.
Resident vs Non-Resident Program Execution Non-Resident. (See above)
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) N.A.
Automatic PID Tuning Feature N.A.
Automatical-Dial Alarm Support Available from workstation/OI (see Software)
Does controller perform multiple retries and buffer/store alarm until connection is made? Yes
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? Yes
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? No clock
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? No manual override available
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? Yes
Additional Information (optional)
Self Test Diagnostics
Does controller have internal self-test diagnostics to check:
Processor failure? Yes
Internal hardware failure? No
Open/shortened sensor? No
Others?
 
Control Enclosure Not provided. Single board configuration must be field-mounted in enclosure suitable for application.
Power Supply Required Power is provided from external dc source.
Voltage 120 or 277 Vac
VA 10 VA
Surge Protection Provided - MOV
Underwriters Laboratories UL 916 PAZX (Energy Management)
FCC Part 15, Sub-Part B, Class A
CE
LonMark Certified
Yes
No
No - but LonWorks compatible
Information not provided
BACnet (BTL) Certified
Yes
No
Not submitted for testing
Information not provided
Other