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Field Equipment Controllers (FEC)

BACnet Field Equipment Controllers Made for Metasys®

At Johnson Controls, our building automation Metasys® FECs (field equipment controllers) feature 32-bit microprocessors, patented continuous tuning adaptive control, peer-to-peer communications, and an optional built-in LCD screen user interface. Ideal for a wide variety of building management applications, our full line of FECs combined with proper Input/Output Modules (IOMs) include functions that range from simple fan coil control or heat pump control to advanced central plant management. All of our Metasys® FECs are configured for BACnet support wireless communications using ZFR System accessories.

Features and Benefits
  • Switchable communications protocols between BACnet MS/TP and N2 protocols.
  • Standard BACnet Protocol – Provides interoperability with other Building Automation System (BAS) products that use the widely accepted BACnet standard.
  • Standard Hardware and Software Platform – Uses a common hardware design throughout the family line to support standardized wiring practices and installation workflows. Also uses a common software design to support use of a single tool for control applications, commissioning, and troubleshooting to minimize technical training.
  • ZFR Wireless Field Bus System (FC)/Sensor/Actuator (SA) Bus Interface – Provides a wireless alternative to hard-wired Metasys® system counterparts, providing application flexibility and mobility with minimal disruption to building occupants.
  • Bluetooth® Wireless Commissioning Interface – Provides an easy-to-use connection to the configuration and commissioning tool.
  • Auto Tuned Control Loops – Reduce commissioning time, eliminate change-of-season re-commissioning, and reduce wear and tear on mechanical devices.
  • Universal Inputs, Configurable Outputs, and Point Expansion Modules – Allow multiple signal options to provide input/output flexibility.
  • Optional Local User Interface Display – Allows convenient monitoring and adjusting capabilities at the local device.
  • BACnet Testing Laboratories™ (BTL) Listing – Ensures interoperability with other BTL-listed devices. BTL is a third-party agency which validates that BAS vendor products meet the BACnet industry-standard protocol.
  • 32-bit microprocessor ensures optimum performance and meets industry specifications.
  • BACnet Automatic Discovery support enables easy controller integration into Metasys BAS.
  • Integral end-of-line (EOL) switch enables field controller as a terminating device on the communications bus.
  • Pluggable communications bus and supply power terminal blocks expedite installation and troubleshooting.
  • Wireless capabilities via a ZFR1800 Series Wireless Field Bus System enable wireless mesh connectivity to supervisory controllers, facilitating easy initial location and relocation.
  • Patented proportional adaptive control (P-Adaptive) and Pattern Recognition Adaptive Control (PRAC) technologies provide continuous loop tuning.
  • Writable flash memory allows standard or customized applications to be downloaded from the Controller Configuration Tool (CCT) and enables persistent application data.
    Large product family provides a wide range of point mix to meet application requirements and allows for the addition of one or more IOMs and/or Network Sensors to provide even more I/O capacity.
  • User-friendly graphic theme and clear push-button identification facilitate easy navigation of the integral or optional UI/display.
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