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Date Last Saved: 3/5/2012 9:08:28 AM

Product Name(s): XCL8010A
Product Description: Provides programmable control and perfomrs energy management functions when combined with I/O modules
Product Application(s): Used for built-up AHU, hydronic, chiller, cooling tower, and boiler applications.
Point Quantity Characteristics
Analog Input (AI): See I/O Expansion 0-10 Vdc
Digital Input (DI): See I/O Expansion
Universal Input (AI or DI): See I/O Expansion
Analog Output (AO): See I/O Expansion 0-11 Vdc
Digital Output (DO): See I/O Expansion 24 Vac/dc, 3-12 A
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
Other information not provided
Indicating status LED on each output?
AO and DO
AO Only
DO Only
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 The XCL8010A controller can communicate with up to 16 Panel I/O modules and numerous LonWorks I/O modules
Expansion Device Model #AIDIUIDOAOUOOther
XF821A 8
XF822A 8
XFR822A 8
XF823A 12
XF824A 6
XFR824A 6
XFR825A 3
XF830A 8 6 8 12
XFU830A 8 6 8 12
XFL821A 8
XFL822A 8
XFLR822A 8
XFL823A 12
XFL824A 6
XFLR824A 6
Network Ports, Protocol(s), and Speed(s) Supported
(Note: See 'Architecture' for network details)
LonWorks Bus @ up to 78Kbps

C-Bus network communication
External Communication Ports, Speeds and Access Devices One RJ-45 socket for modem or ISND terminal adapter connection
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
Laptop/PC XL-Online
Local Display Panel (controller-mounted) XI582, XI882A
Local Display Panel (zone-mounted)
Handheld Interface Device (proprietary device)
PDA (3rd-Party HID)
Zone-Based port (details below)
Zone-Based Interface Access
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
Laptop/PC XL-Online
Local Display Panel (controller-mounted) XI582, XI882A
Local Display Panel (zone-mounted)
Handheld Interface Device (proprietary device)
PDA (3rd-Party HID)
Zone-Based port (details below)
Microprocessor(s) 16-bit processor, 22 MHz
Clock Type
Powered, battery-backed
Battery powered
Powered, no battery backing
Clock Synchronization information not provided
Volatile Memory (RAM) Capacity 512kB 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) information not provided
Battery Life information not provided
Backup Battery Operating Time 72 hours
Non-Volatile Memory Capacity (EEPROM/Flash)* 128kB EPROM
2 MB flash EPROM
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? trending source
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) CARE software package
Resident vs Non-Resident Program Execution information not provided
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.)
Other Night Purge
Additional Energy Management functions are resident at SI
Additional Programming Functions
DDC Loops (P, PI, PID) information not provided
Automatic PID Tuning Feature information not provided
Automatical-Dial Alarm Support yes
Does controller perform multiple retries and buffer/store alarm until connection is made? yes, alarm buffer can contain up to 99 alarms
Are multiple destinations possible? yes
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
Other information not provided
Volatile memory functions?
Retained for life of backup battery
Upon restoration of power does the controller:
Auto-reboot without operator intervention? information not provided
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? information not provided
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
Control Enclosure Plastic, flame-retardant
Din-rail mounted
Power Supply Required
Voltage 24 Vac/dc
Surge Protection
Underwriters Laboratories UL916
FCC no
CE yes
LonMark Certified
No - but LonWorks compatible
Information not provided
BACnet (BTL) Certified
Not submitted for testing
Information not provided