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PremierLink Retrofit Rooftop Controller (33CSPREMLNK)

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PremierLink Retrofit Rooftop Controller
Date Last Saved: 1/26/2004 10:59:06 AM

Product Name(s): PremierLink Retrofit Rooftop Controller (33CSPREMLNK)
Product Description: The PremierLink Retrofit Rooftop Controller is an application-specific controller for controlling a variety of compressor-equipped rooftop and packaged HVAC units.
Product Application(s): Applications supported include the following: * Controls two stages of DX cooling to maintain space temperature setpoint * Controls up to 3 stages of gas heat or combination of mechanical and electric heat to maintain space temperature setpoint * Controls reversing valves for heat pump applications * Modulates economizer to assist cooling without adversely affecting compressor performance * Exhaust fans based on economizer or occupancy on 2 stage heat units * Provides supply air temperature limiting and integrated safeties for DX (direct expansion), gas, electric and heat pump units * Provides ventilation monitoring with optional CO2 sensor
Point Quantity Characteristics
Analog Input (AI): 3 Zone temperature sensor
Setpoint adjustment from wall sensor
OA temperature sensor
Digital Input (DI): 5 Compressor lockout
Fire shutdown
Supply fan status
Enthalpy status
Remote time clock
Universal Input (AI or DI):
Analog Output (AO): 1 Economizer actuator
Digital Output (DO): 6 Fan
Cooling stage 1
Cooling stage 2
Heating stage 1
Heating stage 2
Heating stage 3/exhaust/reversing valve
Universal Output (UO):
A/D Converter Resolution
8 bit
10 bit
12 bit
16 bit
Other Information not provided
D/A Converter Resolution
6 bit
8 bit
10 bit
No Analog Output
Other Information not provided
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 None
Network Ports, Protocol(s), and Speed(s) Supported
(Note: See 'Architecture' for network details)
CCN Bus: Proprietary @ up to 38.4kbps (peer-to-peer)
External Communication Ports, Speeds and Access Devices EIA-485 (through RJ14 interface) to local PC (laptop or workstation) @ 38.4 kbps
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 EIA-485 interface through RJ14 connector on all Carrier space sensors. Interface is through Laptop PC running proprietary software.
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) Information not provided
Clock Type
Powered, battery-backed
Battery powered
Powered, no battery backing
Other See Additional Information below
Clock Synchronization Information not provided
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
Is Volatile Memory Supported By Battery? Yes
Battery Type(s) Super-capacitor backup
Battery Life NA
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
Additional Information PremierLink has a software clock and local occupancy schedule for local occupancy control (requires time broadcaster and hardware clock from another device in the system)
* 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? None
What is the controllers role in trending? Controller can be polled for data by an external trending device
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? NA
Programming Method(s) Pre-programmed sequences are configured using templates
Resident vs Non-Resident Program Execution Pre-programmed routines are resident in controller. Additional functionality available through non-resident software in Option Modules.
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 See Additional Programming Functions below
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 PremierLink can be scheduled over the CCN using Facility Time Scheduler or Timed Force supervisory interface devices (if available on network)

When connected to a Carrier Linkage Thermostat, the PremierLink controller can use occupancy schedules, zone temperature, and zone setpoint from the thermostat. Can provide scheduling of up to 8 time periods, 12 holiday periods.
DDC Loops (P, PI, PID) PID
Automatic PID Tuning Feature Not provided. Fast trends (1 sec) are available to facilitate manual tuning.
Automatical-Dial Alarm Support Available at the system level only through optional Autodial Gateway and Remote Communications device. Not available at the controller level.
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? 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
Volatile memory functions?
Retained for life of backup battery
Upon restoration of power does the controller:
Auto-reboot without operator intervention? Yes. A power failure restart routine is provided which allows the controller to resume full operation without operator intervention if within the 72 hr. specified backup period.
Automatically reset/synchronize the clock? Yes
Update all monitored functions? Yes
Generate an alarm if backup battery is dead? Yes
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.)
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? No
Internal hardware failure? Yes
Open/shortened sensor? Yes
Others? Has on-board self-test diagnostics to automatically generate alarms due to malfunctions and exceeded system operating parameters. Controller also performs a range of common sensor diagnostics.
Control Enclosure UL94-5V plenum-rated plastic controller housing.
Power Supply Required
Voltage 24 Vac
VA 40 VA
Surge Protection Information not provided
Underwriters Laboratories UL 873
FCC Part 15, Sub-Part B, Class A
LonMark Certified
No - but LonWorks compatible
Information not provided
BACnet (BTL) Certified
Not submitted for testing
Information not provided