Celebrated annually on the first Friday in October, Manufacturing Day is meant to show the public what modern manufacturing looks like and what a career in the manufacturing industry might encompass. Although the majority of manufacturing now happens overseas, there are still many companies that manufacture here in the USA, including Computrols.Continue reading Manufacturing Day, 2021
CBAS Level I – December 8th to 10th
We are excited to announce that we will be hosting a web-based CBAS Level I Training course from December 8th to 10th. Each day will include 3 to 4 hours of lecture with time for Q & A.Continue reading Computrols December Web-Based Training Course
How to Erase a Controller’s Database
Occasionally you may find a need to erase the database on a controller. Perhaps you made significant changes to the controller’s database and would like to force an immediate download, or you are wanting to reset the controller to factory default. Did you know there are actually 4 different ways to accomplish this?Continue reading George’s CBAS Tips, September 2021
How to Set Up Secure Passwords for Users in CBAS 20
Cybersecurity in today’s modern world is serious business. As the technologies used in Smart Buildings become more advanced it is important to ensure that the components that make up these systems are secure in an effort to mitigate the risk of cyberattacks.
Computrols consistently develops and improves the security of our products in an effort to ensure the security of the systems that our products control within the buildings that we live, work, learn, and play.Continue reading George’s CBAS Tips, August 2021
Building automation system manufacturer Computrols has added a BTL Certification and the ability to route proprietary protocols as BACnet IP points as add-on options to an already feature-rich LX Controller.
The LX Controller has been one of the most dynamic and robust pieces of hardware in the building automation industry for the last 4 years. Boasting an unprecedented lifetime warranty, the LX provides installers and users supreme flexibility with its software-programmable universal I/O and unique two-piece board design. This parent-level controller supports state-of-the-art TLS (Transport Layer Security) and a variety of both open and proprietary communication protocols.
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There are many reasons why products are deemed obsolete, however, we must first understand the reasons and motivations behind this decision to determine its merits.Continue reading What is planned obsolescence in the building automation industry?
How to Set Up Email Alarms in CBAS 20
Setting up Email Alarms couldn’t be any easier in CBAS20. All you have to do is set up the Alarm on a point, check the Acknowledge box, and select Contacts. There is no acquiring an email account or setting up a program to send the email. Let me explain how this all important feature has evolved over the years.Continue reading George’s CBAS Tips, July 2021
Please be advised this course will now be run VIRTUALLY due to the increase in COVID cases in Louisiana
CBAS Level II -September 15th to 17th
Our CBAS Level II Training course will now be held virtually from September 15th to 17th. Day 1 and 2 include 6 to 7 hours of lecture with Day 3 being roughly 4 hours with time for ongoing Q & A.Continue reading Computrols September VIRTUAL Training Course