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How to manually add a breaker size for BCM in ION setup

Issue
When adding a breaker size in ION Setup it does not include the size of my breaker

Product Line
Branch Circuit Monitors
ION Setup

Environment
Software hotfix

Resolution
*Warning: Take backups of any files prior to modifying them. Ensure the backups are in a location that will not be overwritten (i.e. the Desktop).  

When selecting the breaker size for a BCM in ION setup we only get the following options:


If a different breaker size is required to be put in assuming the BCM can accept it, then it is possible to do that by modifying the SETUP.CFG file for the BCM. The file is in the following location:
IONsetup/tables/modbus/BCM/Setup.Cfg

Looking at the entries using NOTEPAD, he would see the following lines inside the file:

[Global Breaker Settings]
SetupNum=5
StartAddress=40052,40094,40136,40178,40220
Registers=1,1,1,1,1
Setup1=1,7,Breaker Size
List1=10=10 Amps,20=20 Amps,30=30 Amps,40=40 Amps,50=50 Amps
Setup2=2,7,Warning Threshold %
Limit2=0,100
Setup3=4,7,Warning Time Delay
Limit3=0,65535
Setup4=3,7,Critical Threshold %
Limit4=0,100
Setup5=5,7,Critical Time Delay
Limit5=0,65535
Pkt1Format=Addr40268,Function6
Pkt2Format=Addr40269,Function6
Pkt3Format=Addr40270,Function6
Pkt4Format=Addr40271,Function6
Pkt5Format=Addr40272,Function6

[Channel 01 Setup]
SetupNum=5
StartAddress=40052,40094,40136,40178,40220
Registers=1,1,1,1,1
Setup1=1,7,Breaker Size
List1=10=10 Amps,20=20 Amps,30=30 Amps,40=40 Amps,50=50 Amps
Setup2=2,7,Warning Threshold %
..... and so on for every channel.

Now lets assume 15A is the value that needs to be added. Thats how it is done.
List1=10=10 Amps,15=15 Amps,20=20 Amps,30=30 Amps,40=40 Amps,50=50 Amps

The above change is required for the Global Breaker settings and for each of the 42 channels.

Now, simply save the file and bring up the device setup screen again and breaker size should be there.


Legacy KB System (APS) Data: RESL212577 V1.0, Originally authored by EdFa on 09/25/2013, Last Edited by EdFa on 09/25/2013
Related ranges: ION Setup 3.0, BCM (Branch Current Monitor)
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