EP/LP Controller Power State Reports Fault


Symptoms

Access It! Universal software reports a power status of 'Fault' on an EP/LP controller.

Cause
The EP/LP controller reports Fault under the following conditions:

  1. The AC Fail input is in fault
  2. The battery is low or not making contact
  3. The plastic sleeve between the battery and contact was not removed prior to applying power

Resolution

  • Condition 1
    1. Verify that AC is present and that the AC Fail input is correctly wired
  • Condition 2
    1. Power down the EP/LP controller
    2. Verify the lithium battery is at full capacity and making contact
    3. Re-apply power to the EP/LP controller
  • Condition 3
    1. Power down the EP/LP controller
    2. Remove the plastic sleeve
    3. Re-apply power to the EP/LP controller

More Information

The following are the power states for EP/LP controllers:

  • Power State 0 - Normal operation
  • Power State 1 - Point on the panel is in fault / AC Fail
  • Power State 2 - Battery is low or not making contact
  • Power State 3 - Both the point and battery are in fault / low

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  • 02-Oct-2019
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