EB832

EB832

  • $249.99


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EnergyBar 832
User Guide
EnergyBar 832
- User Guide
Page
1
IMPORTANT SAFETY
INSTRUCTIONS
READ AND FOLLOW ALL SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
WARNING
– To guard against injury, basic safety precautions should
be observed, including the following:
DANGER
To avoid possible electric shock, special care should be taken since
water is employed in the use of aquarium equipment. For each of the following
situations, do not attempt repairs by yourself; return the EnergyBar 832 to
Neptune Systems or an authorized service facility for service, or discard the
EnergyBar 832:
o
If the EnergyBar 832 falls into the water, DON’T reach for it! First unplug
it and the
n retrieve it.
o
If electrical components of the EnergyBar 832 get wet, unplug the
EnergyBar 832 immediately. Carefully examine the EnergyBar 832 after
installation. It should not be plugged in if there is water on parts not
intended to be wet.
Do not operate any EnergyBar 832 if it has a damaged cord or plug, or if it is
malfunctioning or has been dropped or damaged in any manner.
Always unplug an EnergyBar 832 from an outlet when not in use, before
putting on or taking off parts, and before cleaning. Neve
r yank cord to pull
plug from outlet. Grasp the plug and pull to disconnect.
Do not use an EnergyBar 832 for other than intended use. The use of
attachments not recommended or sold by Neptune Systems may cause an
unsafe condition.
Do not install or store the EnergyBar 832 where it will be exposed to the
weather or to temperatures below freezing.
Close supervision is necessary when this or any appliance is used by or near
children.
Read and observe all the important notices on the EnergyBar 832.
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
EnergyBar 832
- User Guide
Page
2
INTRODUCTION
Congratulations on your purchase of the Apex EnergyBar 8
32 !
The EnergyBar 832 allows the Apex system to control up to eight 120
VAC items such as
lights, pumps, fans, heaters, a chiller,
and
other aquarium equipment, as well as
provides 24
-volt
DC power to compatible Neptune Systems Apex accessories and
expansion modules.
The EnergyBar 832 is intended for
indoor
use
only
in North America and other locations
which have 120VAC 60Hz electric
ity .
A Neptune Systems Apex controller is required to utilize the EnergyBar 832
(EB832)
; it
cannot function as a standalone power strip.
Note that the EnergyBar 832 is for use only with the Apex controller; it is not
backward-
compatible with Apex Classic and Apex Jr controller models.
ENERGYBAR 832 FEATUR
ES AND SPECIFICATION
S
(8) rel
ay-switched programmable 120VAC outlets for controlling power to pumps,
lighting, heaters, a
chiller
, and other aquarium equipment
Heavy-
duty power grounded cord, 6 feet in length
Each 120VAC outlet has a rated load capacity of 7 Amps
(3) 1LINK ports for c
onnection of Neptune Systems peripherals such as the DŌS
Dosing and Metering System and WAV powerheads
(2) DC24 outlets providing switched 24VDC power (up to 30 watts each) to
Neptune Systems 24VDC accessories.
Status LEDS for AC outlets and DC24 ACC outle
ts
3-port AquaBus hub for Apex system interconnection
Per
-outlet monitoring of Amps and watts
on the (8) AC outlets
Voltage monitoring
Per
-outlet overcurrent warnings through the Apex system and via flashing of the
AC outlet status LEDs
15 Amp circuit breaker for overcurrent protection
Active electrical current monitoring and logging through the Apex
EnergyBar 832
- User Guide
Page
8
Not Lit
The EnergyBar 832 has no AC input power or AquaBus power from
other EnergyBars
Solid Orange
The EnergyBar 832 is operating normally and is communicating
with the Apex base unit
Flashing Orange (rapid)
The EnergyBar 832 is in bootloader mode and is attem
pting to
communicate with an Apex base unit
Blinking Orange (slow)
The EnergyBar 832 is in Fallback mode
ENERGYBAR 832 OUTLET
STATUS LEDS
LEDs numbered
1
through
8
indicate the state of the corresponding 120VAC outlet.
Not Lit
The AC outlet is
OFF
Solid Orange
The AC
outlet is
ON
Flashing Orange
(rapid)
The AC outlet is ON and the load on that outlet exceeds 7 Amps;
this indicates an overcurrent condition which must be addressed
immediately.
The LEDs labeled
A
and
B
indicate the state of the corresponding DC24
/ACC
out
put.
Not Lit
The
DC24/ACC output
is OFF
Solid Orange
The
DC24
/ACC
out
put
is
ON
EnergyBar 832
- User Guide
Page
9
ENERGYBAR 832 CIRCUI
T BREAKER
The
15 Amp
circuit breaker is located inside the EnergyBar 832; a yellow status/reset
button is visible on the rear of the EB832
.
The yellow button will normally protrude from the back of the EB832 case by
approximately
1.5
-2mm. If the circuit breaker has been tripped, the yellow button will
extend farther out, approximately 3
mm. This may be seen in the images below.
Normal
Tripped
To reset a tripped circuit breaker, press the yellow button inward. Before resetting
the
breaker, identify and resolve the cause of the overload condition which resulted in the
circuit breaker being tripped.
EnergyBar 832
- User Guide
Page
10
ADDITIONAL INFORMATI
ON
Programming your Apex system and managing and monitoring the EB832 is beyond the
scope of this guide.
Please refer to these sources of information about programming
EB832 outlets, monitoring of
voltage, amps, and watts, and other EB832
usage
via the
Apex user interfaces
:
Apex Get Started Guide
Apex Documentation
For details about using the DC24 outlets, please refer to the
DC24 FAQ on the Neptune
Systems Community Forum
.
EnergyBar 832
- User Guide
Page
11
NEPTUNE SYSTEMS LIMI
TED WARRANTY
Neptune Systems warrants this product to be free from defects in material and
workmanship for a period of 1 year from the date of purchase.
If repair or adjustment is
necessary and has not been the result of abuse, Neptune Systems warrants this product
to be free from defects in material and workmanship for a period of 1 year from the date
of purchase.
If repair or adjustment is necessary and has not been the result of abuse,
misuse,
or accidental damage, within the 1
-year period, please return the product with
proof of purchase, and correction of the defect will be made without charge.
For your protection, items being returned must be carefully packed to prevent damage in
shipment and insured against possible damage or loss. Neptune Systems will not be
responsible for damage resulting from careless or insufficient packaging. Before
returning please obtain a return authorization (RMA) number from Neptune Systems.
Returned merchandise will not be accepted without a RMA number.
To obtain assistance
with your Neptune Systems product, contact Neptune Systems technical support by
phone or via the Technical Support Contac
t Web Page
at
https://www.neptunesystems.com
.
Except for the warranty set forth above, Neptune Systems is not responsible for any
damages including, but not limited to, consequential damage occurring out of o
r relating
to the delivery, use or performance of Neptune Systems’ products. Buyer’s remedies for
breach of warranty shall be limited to repair, or replacement and full or partial
adjustment to purchase price.
Neptune Systems
15750 Vineyard Blvd, Suite 150
Morgan Hill, CA 95037
USA
www.neptunesystems.com
support@neptunesystems.com
Phone +1 408
-779
-4090 Fax +1 408
-762
-2042
©2018 Nept
une Systems -
All Rights Reserved
EnergyBar 832
User Guide
v1.5
EnergyBar 832
User Guide
EnergyBar 832
- User Guide
Page
1
IMPORTANT SAFETY
INSTRUCTIONS
READ AND FOLLOW ALL SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
WARNING
– To guard against injury, basic safety precautions should
be observed, including the following:
DANGER
To avoid possible electric shock, special care should be taken since
water is employed in the use of aquarium equipment. For each of the following
situations, do not attempt repairs by yourself; return the EnergyBar 832 to
Neptune Systems or an authorized service facility for service, or discard the
EnergyBar 832:
o
If the EnergyBar 832 falls into the water, DON’T reach for it! First unplug
it and the
n retrieve it.
o
If electrical components of the EnergyBar 832 get wet, unplug the
EnergyBar 832 immediately. Carefully examine the EnergyBar 832 after
installation. It should not be plugged in if there is water on parts not
intended to be wet.
Do not operate any EnergyBar 832 if it has a damaged cord or plug, or if it is
malfunctioning or has been dropped or damaged in any manner.
Always unplug an EnergyBar 832 from an outlet when not in use, before
putting on or taking off parts, and before cleaning. Neve
r yank cord to pull
plug from outlet. Grasp the plug and pull to disconnect.
Do not use an EnergyBar 832 for other than intended use. The use of
attachments not recommended or sold by Neptune Systems may cause an
unsafe condition.
Do not install or store the EnergyBar 832 where it will be exposed to the
weather or to temperatures below freezing.
Close supervision is necessary when this or any appliance is used by or near
children.
Read and observe all the important notices on the EnergyBar 832.
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
EnergyBar 832
- User Guide
Page
2
INTRODUCTION
Congratulations on your purchase of the Apex EnergyBar 8
32 !
The EnergyBar 832 allows the Apex system to control up to eight 120
VAC items such as
lights, pumps, fans, heaters, a chiller,
and
other aquarium equipment, as well as
provides 24
-volt
DC power to compatible Neptune Systems Apex accessories and
expansion modules.
The EnergyBar 832 is intended for
indoor
use
only
in North America and other locations
which have 120VAC 60Hz electric
ity .
A Neptune Systems Apex controller is required to utilize the EnergyBar 832
(EB832)
; it
cannot function as a standalone power strip.
Note that the EnergyBar 832 is for use only with the Apex controller; it is not
backward-
compatible with Apex Classic and Apex Jr controller models.
ENERGYBAR 832 FEATUR
ES AND SPECIFICATION
S
(8) rel
ay-switched programmable 120VAC outlets for controlling power to pumps,
lighting, heaters, a
chiller
, and other aquarium equipment
Heavy-
duty power grounded cord, 6 feet in length
Each 120VAC outlet has a rated load capacity of 7 Amps
(3) 1LINK ports for c
onnection of Neptune Systems peripherals such as the DŌS
Dosing and Metering System and WAV powerheads
(2) DC24 outlets providing switched 24VDC power (up to 30 watts each) to
Neptune Systems 24VDC accessories.
Status LEDS for AC outlets and DC24 ACC outle
ts
3-port AquaBus hub for Apex system interconnection
Per
-outlet monitoring of Amps and watts
on the (8) AC outlets
Voltage monitoring
Per
-outlet overcurrent warnings through the Apex system and via flashing of the
AC outlet status LEDs
15 Amp circuit breaker for overcurrent protection
Active electrical current monitoring and logging through the Apex
EnergyBar 832
- User Guide
Page
8
Not Lit
The EnergyBar 832 has no AC input power or AquaBus power from
other EnergyBars
Solid Orange
The EnergyBar 832 is operating normally and is communicating
with the Apex base unit
Flashing Orange (rapid)
The EnergyBar 832 is in bootloader mode and is attem
pting to
communicate with an Apex base unit
Blinking Orange (slow)
The EnergyBar 832 is in Fallback mode
ENERGYBAR 832 OUTLET
STATUS LEDS
LEDs numbered
1
through
8
indicate the state of the corresponding 120VAC outlet.
Not Lit
The AC outlet is
OFF
Solid Orange
The AC
outlet is
ON
Flashing Orange
(rapid)
The AC outlet is ON and the load on that outlet exceeds 7 Amps;
this indicates an overcurrent condition which must be addressed
immediately.
The LEDs labeled
A
and
B
indicate the state of the corresponding DC24
/ACC
out
put.
Not Lit
The
DC24/ACC output
is OFF
Solid Orange
The
DC24
/ACC
out
put
is
ON
EnergyBar 832
- User Guide
Page
9
ENERGYBAR 832 CIRCUI
T BREAKER
The
15 Amp
circuit breaker is located inside the EnergyBar 832; a yellow status/reset
button is visible on the rear of the EB832
.
The yellow button will normally protrude from the back of the EB832 case by
approximately
1.5
-2mm. If the circuit breaker has been tripped, the yellow button will
extend farther out, approximately 3
mm. This may be seen in the images below.
Normal
Tripped
To reset a tripped circuit breaker, press the yellow button inward. Before resetting
the
breaker, identify and resolve the cause of the overload condition which resulted in the
circuit breaker being tripped.
EnergyBar 832
- User Guide
Page
10
ADDITIONAL INFORMATI
ON
Programming your Apex system and managing and monitoring the EB832 is beyond the
scope of this guide.
Please refer to these sources of information about programming
EB832 outlets, monitoring of
voltage, amps, and watts, and other EB832
usage
via the
Apex user interfaces
:
Apex Get Started Guide
Apex Documentation
For details about using the DC24 outlets, please refer to the
DC24 FAQ on the Neptune
Systems Community Forum
.
EnergyBar 832
- User Guide
Page
11
NEPTUNE SYSTEMS LIMI
TED WARRANTY
Neptune Systems warrants this product to be free from defects in material and
workmanship for a period of 1 year from the date of purchase.
If repair or adjustment is
necessary and has not been the result of abuse, Neptune Systems warrants this product
to be free from defects in material and workmanship for a period of 1 year from the date
of purchase.
If repair or adjustment is necessary and has not been the result of abuse,
misuse,
or accidental damage, within the 1
-year period, please return the product with
proof of purchase, and correction of the defect will be made without charge.
For your protection, items being returned must be carefully packed to prevent damage in
shipment and insured against possible damage or loss. Neptune Systems will not be
responsible for damage resulting from careless or insufficient packaging. Before
returning please obtain a return authorization (RMA) number from Neptune Systems.
Returned merchandise will not be accepted without a RMA number.
To obtain assistance
with your Neptune Systems product, contact Neptune Systems technical support by
phone or via the Technical Support Contac
t Web Page
at
https://www.neptunesystems.com
.
Except for the warranty set forth above, Neptune Systems is not responsible for any
damages including, but not limited to, consequential damage occurring out of o
r relating
to the delivery, use or performance of Neptune Systems’ products. Buyer’s remedies for
breach of warranty shall be limited to repair, or replacement and full or partial
adjustment to purchase price.
Neptune Systems
15750 Vineyard Blvd, Suite 150
Morgan Hill, CA 95037
USA
www.neptunesystems.com
support@neptunesystems.com
Phone +1 408
-779
-4090 Fax +1 408
-762
-2042
©2018 Nept
une Systems -
All Rights Reserved
EnergyBar 832
User Guide
v1.5