FDC-2010-K5C

Technical Support & Contact

 

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Contact Future Design Controls Technical Support

 

Contact Technical Support at: 866-342-5332

(General Office: 888-751-5444)

 

Email Support: support@futuredesigncontrols.com and/or Al_Orsino@futuredesigncontrols.com

 

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Download FDC-2010-K5C Touch Screen Software Updates

 

Software updates for the Touch Screen HMI (Human Machine Interface) can be easily downloaded & installed on the FDC-2010-K5C control system without effecting any of the unit's configuration or saved files, schedules, etc.

 

Download the following: At this time an automated updater for v1.8 is no available.

- instructions: "Firmware_I-Stick_Updater_Instructions.pdf"

- Software - zipped file: "Orion-Kiln_Sterilizer_V1.8_Updater_files and instructions.zip".

- firmware changes document: "Orion-Kiln_Software_Release_Notes_thru_v1.8_07-11-2016.pdf"

 

note - depending upon web browser and Winzip's configuration it may be easiest to right click on the link above and "save as" to a target directory on your PC then open & save the files to the same target directory. Opening the zipped file requires Winzip software; once installed right click zipped file and choose to "unzip" the file.

Download Winzip at: http://www.winzip.com/index.htm

 

Unzip the file and follow the instructions to upload the software update utilizing the USB I-Stick (USB memory stick) provided with the FDC-2010-K5C control system.

 

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Return to: Main Kiln FDC-2010-K5C Page

Pallet Heat-Treat operational mode Pallet_Heat-Treat.htm

Kiln Information Links below:

Kiln mode: Primary Operator Display Views.htm

Main Views, Monitor Probes, Set Manual Outputs, Trending, Alarm Monitor & History and Audit Trail

Pallet Heat-Treat operational mode - see Pallet_Heat-Treat.htm

 

Kiln mode: Main Schedule Views.htm

Drying Schedule View, Schedule Edit/Run, Schedule Run, Hold, Stop; Drying Schedule View, Schedule Entry, Plot Schedule, Edit Schedules, Run Schedule, Advance to Next or Previous Stage and Add Subtract Time.

 

Kiln mode: Additional Temperature Monitor Sensors.htm

Optional temperature Monitor sensors; monitor only or used as additional Core Temperatures for Kiln Heat-Treat/Sterilize.

 

Kiln mode: Kiln EMC Operation.htm:

Description of EMC calculated values shown on Kiln's Main View and control logic if so configured.

 

Kiln mode: PC based KilnView Software Package.htm:
KilnView PC Software Review - communicate with up to 16 FDC-2010-K5C Controls as well as up to 48 single loop controls (applies to FDC-2010-K5C Kiln operational mode only; KilnView may not be used in the Pallet Heat-Treat operational mode).

 

Pallet Heat-Treat Sterilization Mode.htm

Review of Pallet Heat-Treat Sterilization mode; available configurations, control logic, operation, etc.

 

Links below offer descriptions common to both the Kiln & Pallet Heat-Treat operational modes and/or configuration

 

Data Logging & View Historical Data.htm:

System Data Logging Start: Kiln mode on start up, on Schedule Start or on Demand and in Pallet Heat-Treat mode on cycle start. History Data View and printing as graph or averages with High & Low values, etc. File Utilities to manually copy and/or delete Historical Data, Alarm, Audit and Schedule files and if connected to LAN, FTP Historical Data files to PC based FTP Server.

 

LAN Features.htm

Description of LAN standard features: Remote Access (embedded VNC Server), email/SMS text on alarm, FTP of Historical Data files (embedded FTP client), Web page (embedded web page server) & Atomic Clock time/date update

 

Printing Functions:

Print Data Views, Historical Data files including Data Log files, Alarm files, Audit Trail files, Recipe files, etc.

 

System Security & Audit Trail.htm:

Multi level Security & Audit Trail Setup.

File Utilities.htm:
Import/Export Data Log, Schedule, Alarm & Audit directories from Compact Flash Card to I-Stick Memory via USB port.

System User Settings.htm:

User Configurable FDC-2010-K5C Settings: Decimal Point, Control Tuning, LAN settings, Input Offsets, Temperature Alarm Setpoints, Remote I/O Monitor, Degrees C/F, Setpoint Limits, Force System outputs allowing easy testing of all outputs without running control system, Kiln mode Fan Direction & Dwell Times, Kiln mode Schedule Recovery [Power Loss] and more.

 

OEM System Configuration.htm:

OEM FDC-2010-K5C Control System Configuration as Kiln only, Pallet Heat-Treat only or Combination Kiln & Pallet Heat-Treat control system. Configure control outputs as relay on/off or analog output; Configure Linear Outputs as either Control or Retransmission of Dry & Web Bulb setpoints or temperatures; Names for Digital Inputs, Control & Alarm Outputs, Event Outputs; Configure up to 7 DI that can disable Control outputs and logic [schedule hold, heat enable, Fans, Spray Auto, etc.]; Configure additional Monitor / Core Temperature inputs

 

On-Line Demo.htm

Information to schedule an on-line demonstration of the FDC-2010-K5C control system

 

Help-Support.htm

Information on multi-language Help screens, Audio output and on-board tools to troubleshoot control system.

 

Energy Saving.htm

Review of features that if connected to 3rd party energy monitoring devices (Load Monitor / Shedding) to reduce energy costs by wiring digital inputs to start/stop/hold schedules and/or disable specific outputs until appropriate.

 

I-Stick Panel Mount Mounting Adapter.htm

Panel Mount USB Adapter, standard and Nema 4X, providing front panel access to USB port for memory I-Stick and/or printing direct from the FDC-2010-K5C interface.

 

FDC-2010-K5C Hardware Dimensions & Specifications.htm

Dimensional Drawings, mechanical specifications and sample wiring diagrams.

 

FDC-2010-K5C Contact Technical Support and Touch Screen Software Updates.htm

Contact information & links to download touch screen software updates.

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