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| Overview

The Multi-Sensor is the latest sensor that is introduced into the 75F's portfolio of sensors.

The SmartNode has capabilities for /IAQ (CO2) and occupancy-based energy sequences, but the current wall sensors that are being used, do not provide all the required sensing capabilities for necessary inputs. 

The Multi-Sensor is a wired sensor used with the SmartNode to solve the problem. It can sense and provide the required parameter inputs to the SmartNode, to trigger IAQ (CO2) and occupancy-based energy sequences like the AutoAway and Auto Forced Occupied

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It augments the SmartNode to add full Title 24 compliance. In addition to comfort (temperature/humidity).

| How It Works

The Multi-Sensor is an all-in-one sensor that measures Temperature, Humidity, CO2, and Occupancy. This sensor addition allows 75F to offer out-of-the-box HVAC control sequences to meet the exacting demands of California's Title 24 energy code.

| Features

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  • Measures temperature and humidity with an accuracy of +- 0.5C and 3% RH.  
  • Occupancy sensing for targets within a 10m distance and 100 angles (ideal 180 deg). Ideally, the range sensitivity is adjustable to suppress overlapping coverage.
  • Ceiling mount and accurately senses a motion at 4m height and 100deg angle. (it would cover 10sq ft on the floor).  
  • CO2 sensitivity and accuracy meet the title 24 requirements.
  • It powers and communicates over the low-power sensor harness cable and can be daisy-chained with other devices on the bus
  • Considered to be a terminal device on the bus, with fixed reflection-dampening resistors.
  • Capability to daisy chain and power and communicates in a bus.

| Mounting

It is easily mounted on a wall by a single toggle bolt.

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| Wiring

The sensor plugs into the standard 3wire sensor bus that 75F offers on its Nodes and Stats.

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The modern low-profile design appeal to architect aesthetics and allows the sensors to blend in with office environments. 

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The 3 Pin connector connects to the sensor as shown below

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With its daisy-chaining capability, the Multi-Sensor uses a 3 Wire Daisy Chain Adapter as below to connect more devices in the bus.

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The Daisy chain connector connects to the sensor as shown below:

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Combining the daisy chain adapter and 3 Pin to 3 Pin cable of lengths 18 inches, 20, 30, and 50 feet, the daisy chaining of multi-sensors to a SmartNode can be achieved as below.

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When Daisy Chained

  • Not more than 4 multi sensors can be daisy chained in a Bus.
  • The Temperature, CO2, and Humidity values of the sensors in the bus are averaged for the master device.
  • The occupancy in the master device results, when at least one Multi Sensor in the bus detects occupancy.

For more information on Daisy Chaining refer to Daisy Chaining Capabilities of Sensors

| Other Capabilities

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When the top cover is removed, the Multi-Sensor provides the user with additional capabilities.

  • Press the button at position 1 to reset the sensor.
  • Move the dip switches at position 2 to set the address for the sensor, when more than one multi-sensor is installed in a bus.

The table below explains how to set a different address for the multi-sensors in the same bus.

Device Number Multi Sensor DIP Switches Positions Dip Switch Position
Top DIP Switch Bottom DIP Switch

1

0 – (OFF - Left side)

0 - (OFF – Left Side)

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2

0 – (OFF – Left Side)

1 – (ON – Right Side)

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3

1 – (ON – Right Side)

0 – (OFF – Left Side)

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4

1 – (ON – Right Side)

1 – (ON – Right Side)

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  • Use the switch at position 3 to set the sensor either as a daisy-chained device, or the terminal device in the bus.
  • Press the button at position 4 to set the Master device to pairing mode, without having to access the device installed at the plenum in the building (press the button somewhere between 3 to 6 seconds).

 

 

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