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Model Selection Software for GMV Series

Use Instruction Version 3.0

1 Basic of Software Installation 3 2 Usage of Software .4

2.1 Basic Procedure of Model Selection .4 2.2 Interface and Menu .5 3 Usage Instruction .14 3.1 Brief Introduction .14 3.2 Model Selection of Equipments of Cooling/heating System of FirFloor System .15 3.2.1 Project Settings ..15 3.2.2 Setting Parameters of FirFloor Subsystem and Outdoor Unit ...15 3.2.3 Disposing Branch ..19 3.2.4 Adding Indoor Unit. .21 3.2.5 Recommendation of Outdoor Unit Model..28 3.3 Electric Connection of Subsystem ..30 3.4 Remote Monitor /Charge Settings of Project .31 3.5 Result Output ..32 4 Others 4.1 room type edition ..35 4.2 connection board IDU distribution of multiple connection board .36 4.3 Option.36 4.4 unit system selection ..36 4.5 renew auto-recommend37 4.6 result output to the Microsoft Office 2007 Excel macro safety setting...38 4.7 check the Version information of the data-base 38 4.8 choice of software language 38 5 Update note specification 39

1. Basic of Software Installation

1.1 Application Scope
It is applicable to GMV series

1.2 Other Required Software

Output result of this model selection software is shown by the means of Excel file or AutoCAD graphics file, meanwhile, technical parameters of each model of the unit are shown in PDF format, so software below should be pre-installed before using this software. 1 Microsoft excel 2003, 2000. Microsoft word 2003, 2000 2 AutoCAD2004, 2005,2008. Appoint the path of executable file of it via Options in System in main menu of this program.

1.3 Computer Operation System Supported by This Software

This software supports Windows 2000 Windows XP Windows 2003 ,but non-supports 64- bit operation system.

2 Usage of Software
Configuration of units is organized by projects. Each project may contain many air conditioner subsystems and each subsystem is individual. Users can select unit model and remove it to relevant place to generate subsystem. After selection of unit type, selection result of subsystem, including unit model, pipeline, electric parameters, etc., will be generated according to actual configuration. Refer to result document for details. 2.1 Basic Procedure of Model Selection

Generate a new subsystem Configure electric connection of subsystem Set partial parameters of outdoor Configure remote monitor of project

Select and dispose branch, and sets its parameters

Check system

Select and dispose indoor units, set their parameters and select unit type Output of model selection result

Select type of outdoor unit

Fig1 model selection procedures

Note: Generating a new subsystem is optional for the reason that a default subsystem will be generated when starting the software. The first system is unnecessary to be re-generated.

2.2 Interface and Menu Welcome interface

Optionally building new project or open had-project here to get helping document Select language (Chinese or English) Select units of project (Metric Units or Imperial Units

Fig2 Welcome

Project Wizard After select New Projectin welcome interface, display project Wizard, dispart three steps First step, fill in message of project, client and designer

Fig3 Project Wizard Step 1:Project Settings

Second step, fill in design message In this step, demand to select central air conditioner main series After select main series, please to select unit model subsystem Then, please to fill in several design condition

Fig4 Project Wizard Step 2:Design Condtions

Three step, project main design condition confirmation

Fig5 Project Wizard Step 3:Confirmation

Working Interface of Main Program Subsystem mark

Menu bar Working area

Navigation view

Project equipment tree

Indoor unit view

Fig6-1 Main Window

Navigation view: move away the red rectangle frame in navigation view, be able to change display content of working area. Click it to move rectangle frame, click against to stop the rectangle frame Subsystem mark indicates one system. The letters in the middle are ID of this subsystem. Click on the mark to switch among the subsystems When starting the model selection software, default System1 will be generated The working area of disposing equipments in the middle reflects that of current system. In this current system, default outdoor unit is contained, but its model hasnt been specified and it is showed in working area of disposing equipments.

Indoor unit view

Fig6-2 Main Window

Indoor unit list indoor unit series for selecting in the project design condition


Main Menu and Right Key Menu In Output of File menu, output of model selection result. Project summary file and system sketch map can be exported by means of excel and AutoCAD

Output result

a) File

New System: Copy System: Delete System: Check system: Connection board Remote monitor Power supply system: Room Type Option

Imperial UnitsMeteric Units Recommend Modles Below Model Units

b) System


Insertinsert branch ReplaceReplace current selected equipment Delete Delete current selected equipment and subsystem Undocancel Redo do against c) Component

Content of right key menu in working area is the same as that in Component in main menu. d) Right key menu in working area


e) Project Tree view right key menu

Fig7 main menu and right key menu


3. Usage Instruction
3.1 Brief Introduction
This instruction takes a project including 3 subsystems for example to specifically introduce usage procedure of the software. 1) This project includes 1 subsystems, with long-distance monitoring. Note: This example is only for the purpose of software introduction. 2) The ID of subsystems is FirFloor.


3.2 Model Selection of Cooling/Heating Equipment of FirFloor Subsystem

3.2.1 Project Settings Select new project in welcome interface, and then project settings interface (Fig.8) appears immediately. In this procedure, selected power frequency is 60hz, refrigerant is R22, and unit type is selected by cooling load. Set temp. condition corresponding with cooling load: indoor unit (wet bulb:27 ,wet bulb, 19),outdoor unit(wet bulb 35 ), and then click on OK to the next step. Refer to Fig.3 for actual project settings.

Fig.8 Project Wizard

3.2.2 Setting Parameters of FirFloor Subsystem and Outdoor Unit During startup of the software, default System1 is generated, in such case, change ID of System1 into FirFloor and ID of outdoor unit into FirODU. In working area of disposing equipments, dblclick on Outdoor Unit to open Edit ODU dialog box, where property of outdoor unit and ID of subsystem can be edited.(Fig.9, Fig.10).


Fig.9 Edit ODU dialog box opens after dblclicking

In Fig.10, it should be noticed that, for the reason that types and number of indoor units driven by outdoor unit havent been specified, outdoor unit model can not be recommended (corresponding with Recommend button, if users press this button, incorrect information that types of indoor units driven by outdoor unit havent been specified will be prompted, as shown in Fig.11)


Recommend button for selection of outdoor Total load of indoor units driven by an outdoor unit Capacity of indoor/outdoor unit % unit model, which will Selection of outdoor unit model be displayed in the right of Selected ODU model

Buttons for selection of other models of outdoor unit Current selected outdoor unit model, which will be displayed in red if in abnormal state Connetion unit model parameter document Outdoor unit parameters Sub-modular model of modular unit Display area of outdoor unit picture Length of pipeline connected with outdoor unit Number of elbows in pipeline connected with outdoor unit

Subsystem ID Outdoor unit ID

Fig.10 Edit ODU dialog box


Fig.11 The information Please select every IDU type is prompted

Now, let us modify default subsystem and ID of its outdoor unit. Specify pipe length directly connected with outdoor unit and number of elbows in pipeline. (Fig.12)


Fig.12 Modify parameters of default subsystem into FirFloor

In Fig.12 blue box, the pipe length connected with outdoor unit directly is modified into 5m, and number of elbows into 2. ID of subsystem is modified into FirFloor, and outdoor unit to FirODU. After modification, click on Ok so that original System0 is modified into FirFloor in the view, meanwhile modification is reflected in project information label and unallocated information label in the right of working area. 3.2.3 Disposing Branch Remove branch icon in the left indoor units/branch view into the first frame in the working area. A dialog box of add new branch will open with the release of left key of mouse (fig.13), and then enter pipe length connected with the branch and number of elbows in the dialog box.


Fig.13 Add New branch

In fig.13, the upstream pipe length, number of elbows and ID of branch should be entered. For the branch is the first and its upstream pipe is directly connected with outdoor unit, in addition, parameters of connection pipe have been specified in fig.12, the content required to be entered will directly show. If enter nothing in the right frame of Branch ID and then click on Ok, a Branch ID will be automatically generated. (It is applicable to the indoor units all the same).In such case, working area will display the following:


Capacity of the equipment (cooling/heating)

Branch model

The numbers above the pipeline: diameter of liquid/gas pipe The numbers below the pipeline: pipe length/elbows

ID: cluster/subsystem ID/equipment ID

Fig.14 Working area after adding of the first branch

The character string below each frame in working area indicates ID of the equipment. The 2-branch can connect with 2 sets of pipeline as the two blank frames in the figure. 3.2.4 Adding Indoor Unit 101 and 102 This subsystem set before included 101 wall mounted type indoor unit in the room of 12 , and 102 duct type indoor unit in the room of 24 .Now lets add indoor units: Remove the wall-mounted unit icon in the left indoor units/branch view into either of the 2 frames in the right of branch in working area. A dialog box of Add new IDU will open with the release of left key of mouse (fig.15), and then set property of indoor units.


Fig.15 Add New IDU


In Add new IDU dialog box Fig.16:

Selection of indoor unit series Selection of room types Selection indoor unit model rule Room area Selection of indoor unit Calculated load Parameters of indoor unit type model Current model of indoor unit Buttons for selection of other models of indoor unit Buttons for recommended indoor unit model

Length of pipeline connected with indoor unit Number of elbows in pipeline connected with indoor unit

Indoor unit ID Connect parameters of Indoor unit document

Fig16. Add new IDU dialog box

Selection of indoor unit series: available series include cassette type, duct type, wall-mounted type and so on. Selection of room type: select the type of room where the indoor unit is installed to calculate load of the room. Recommend button for model selection: press this button to calculate load so that the only model of indoor unit can be selected, meanwhile, the information about it can be filled in the frame. Selection button for other models: press this button and self-selection other models instead of recommending. Indoor unit ID must be sole to mark the indoor unit. Enter area of room, pipe length and ID number. Fig.17


Fig17. Dialog box after enter of data

Fig18. Dialog box after pressing of recommend

Note: calculated load has included compensation of ambient temp. and pipe length.

After enter of the above data, there are two methods to select indoor unit model. The first one is recommended by the softwareIf click on Recommend, it can be shown in fig.18 that Cal load is 2.3 kW and the frame of IDU model sleeted is filled with GMV-R22G/D-D.This model is selected from the models nearest approaching the load of 2.3kW.The second one is selected by the users. If Click on Others, as in fig.19 and fig.20, a dialog box of Models will open, in which all available models under current project settings are listed . For example, if user selects GMV-R50G/D-D, and then click on Ok, the result will be shown in fig.20 and the frame of IDU model is blank.


Fig.19 Click on others, a dialog box of Models will open, in which all available models under current project settings are listed

Fig.20 consumer selection unit model own

According to fig.18, click on Ok, the result will be shown in fig.21.


Working area after adding of indoor unit 101:

Adding indoor unit: model, ID,liquid/gas pipe length/elbows, and diameter of liquid/gas pipe connected with indoor unit

Adding indoor unit: cooling/heating capacity, equivalent pipe length

Fig. 21 Working area after adding of indoor unit 101

Take the same step as adding indoor unit 101. After adding of indoor unit 102, working area is shown in fig.22.


Fig. 22 Working area after adding of indoor unit 102


3.2.5 Recommendation of Outdoor Unit Model So far, the models and number of indoor units driven by outdoor unit have been specified. In such case, dblclick on outdoor unit project to open a dialog of Edit ODU like fig.9, and then click on Recommend. The result is shown in fig.23.

Fig. 23 Recommended outdoor unit model after pressing recommend button

From this figure, the frames of cal load of outdoor unit (total load of indoor units driven by it) and selected ODU model are filled. Click on Ok, the working are is shown in fig.24


Cooling/heating capacity of outdoor

Branch model

Fig.24 Working area after selection of outdoor unit model

During recommendation, the software will automatically calculate and select models of all branches and diameter of gas/liquid pipe of upstream pipeline connected with branch. So far, the model selection of equipments of cooling/heating system of FirFloor system has been finished


Electric Connection of Subsystem

Electric parameters of the 3 subsystems should be set. If power supply of all indoor units of the 3 subsystems is single phase, only confirmation of the settings in fig.31 is needed. But if there is 3-phase power supply for indoor unit, the connect phase of each indoor unit should be selected to ensure balance. Click on Power supply system in System menu to open the dialog box like fig.31 and set electric connection

In this instruction, power supply of all indoor units of each subsystem is single phase, so simple Conformation is ok

Note: In the subsystem selection combo box, select a subsystem for electric connection. Current selected system is FirFloor.

The whole dialog box includes 2 lists. The upper one indicates indoor units with single phase and the lower one indicates indoor units with 3- phase. The list of single-phase indoor units is needed to be set in the field of Connect phase(3N).Since power supply of all indoor units of current subsystem is single phase, the settings is unnecessary. If not, dblclick on this field to open a selection combo box for phase selection. Since power supply of all indoor units of each subsystem is single phase, just click on OK to set.


3.4 Remote Monitor / Charge of Project

If remote monitor/charge or central monitor to the whole project is needed, it should be set. Setting method: click on Remote monitor in system menu bar to open a dialog box for remote monitor/charge or central monitor settings like fig.32.

Fig32 Remote monitor settings

In fig.32, two items are needed to be set. One is CBoardCount_U field which indicates pin board count used by each outdoor unit. It only can be modified when difference between count of indoor units driven by outdoor unit and allowable count of indoor units exists in a certain range. The other one is Control type used by project .Control type includes remote monitor/charge and central monitor. So far, all the model selection and configuration of the whole project, including cooling/heating system of subsystems, electric connection and remote monitor, have been finished.

3.5 Result Output

This software provides two forms of model selection data output. One is summary file by means of excel form, located in work file of application program and named by result.xls. The other one is system connection sketch map by means of AutoCAD 2004. If result output is needed, click on Output in File menu bar to open a dialog box like fig.33.Both of the two forms of output are default.

31 33 output settings

Result.xls summary file includes cover table, Condition table, System table (many papers, for each subsystem has its own System table) Remote monitor table Cover table indicates the information about models of all indoor/outdoor units used by the whole project. Condition table indicates conditions of project settings. System table indicates the actual models and quantity of indoor/outdoor units of each subsystem, statistical information about pipe length, diameters and so on, refrigerant charge volume, electric parameters of subsystem (sectional area and cores of power cord and capacity of breaker and diagram of subsystem working area. Remote monitor table indicates quantity of communication modules/models and quantity of Repeaters/models and other kits used by the whole project. AutoCAD Figure Each subsystem has its own drawing. There is a single drawing for remote monitor of the whole project. As for this instruction, there are 3 subsystems, so there are four drawings in AutoCAD in total. Refer to fig.34, 35 about sketch map of FirFloor


FirFloor subsystem drawing



local zoom out view in Fig34

In fig.35, the red pipeline, blue communication line and white power cord are shown. Refer to fig.36 about remote monitor/central monitor sketch map.

Fig36 remote monitor drawing

In fig.36, red frames indicate outdoor units, with which the communication modules connect. There are two forms of connection between outdoor unit and communication module.


a) single communication module

a) multi-communication modules

Fig36 communication representation

In fig.36, a) indicates an outdoor unit connects with only one communication module; b) indicates an outdoor unit connects with multi-communication modules. The number 8 in the figure is only a placeholder, which indicates the outdoor unit can connect with multi-communication modules. 4s is also a placeholder which indicates the communication modules are in series. In fig.35, each outdoor unit only connects with one communication module, which is shown as a) in fig.36

Note: some of their graph indicated the following meanings: System0_IDU0 : make up of English and Arabia number, System0 means first subsystem in item,.IDU0
express first indoor unit, both are distinguish from number

System0_ODU : means the first subsystem of outdoor unit System0_Branch1: means the first branch of the first subsystem QF : is the fuse (fuse), the top of the logo capability. AWG wire gauge, communication line specifications


4 others
4.1 room type edition
Room Type menu item below system menu Be able to complete operation below: Add a new room type, edit a current room type, delete a current
room type

Add Add a new room type Editedit a selected room type Deletedelete a selected room type


4.2 connection board IDU distribution of multiple connection board

It needs to be specified the connection board according to every IDU when subsystem has many connection boards. This function is set on connection board in system. Below is the interface:

To IDU, just click the mouse in the connection board where needs to be connected. The recheck button recheck whether if all the IDUS are connect with connection board.

4.3 Option
The below is the option item in the system:


The editor above is used to set executable path for AutoCad . The optional box below is used to be specified whether the item needs remote control.(default unnecessary-unhook)

4.4 unit system selection

There are two places for unit system selection 1 In the dialog box of items set You can choose unit system in this dialog box according to figure 3 when establish new item. Imperial and meteric are available. After choosing unit system, the unit of temperature and length are both be changed. 2. selection in the menu system The effect is as the same as the above one . After unit system changed , not only actual units of temperature and length in the procedure will according to what you have chosen but also does the result in the Excel. Remark 2: this function support vertion 2.0 only.


renew auto-recommend

After select the whole units, if now, you want to change the branch size, the downstream indoor unit would change to recommend condition renewedly after change the branch size. Now, you could select Recommend Modelsmenu item of system menu to simplify the work of renewed recommend

Now, you select changed branching joints, then select menu item above, and it will pop-up dialog box below In the dialog box above, it could not only display current selected units ID, but also display the downstream unit needed to recommend renewedly in the list box. There is a selection box in each row, and select it means needed to recommend unit renewedly (provide whole selection and whole cancel just for convenient use) If doesnt select it, it means it doesnt need to recommend unit model renewedly ( for example, at the beginning, you can select model as you like, but not rely on software recommend) After select needed to recommend unit renewedly, click on recommend button, then software could recalculate and complete recommend work, and the result would display in reselected type button and remark.. if recommend a unit software unsuccessfully, then reselect type empty list bag, and the mistake would be showed in the remark list After complete recommend work renewedly, if you click on Accept button, it will come out 3 situations below:


A. Select the selection box which needs to be recommended again. If reelected type exists which means the software can successfully auto-recommend the type, click on button Accept and then the corresponding unit-type will turn out to be a reelected one, meanwhile, the sign requiring to be recommended again will disappear. B. The unseleted unit of the selection box should be recommended again. After clicking on button Accept, the corresponding unit-type will not change, meanwhile, the sign requiring to be recommended again will disappear. C. No matter the unit of the selection box has been marked or not if the software fail to auto-recommend at the preceding step, after clicking on button Accept, the primary type of the unit will be the same. Meanwhile, the sign requiring to be recommended again will present. At last, it needs select unit model by handwork

Remark1: outdoor unit cant be re-chosen in the above dialog, the work should be finished in its own interface recommended. Remark 2: this function support version 2.0 or above only.

4.6 result output to the Microsoft Office 2007 Excel macro safety setting
Follow the steps below to finish the setting of macro safety. Click the left-upper icon, option dialog box would appear in the right lower corner in the pop-up Menu. After that the macro safety setting in the trust centre of the optional dialog box can be altered.

4.7check the Version information of the data-base

Open data-base, then choose Access document/database property menu option. Choose the self-defining label page in dialog box which pop-up subsequently , you can see the property in the property list box. Remarkthis function support version 2.0 or above only.

4.8 choice of software language

Choose the suitable language according to your need in Menu-Option-Language choice


5 Update note specification

Version 2.3 edit 1 Edit help.doc specification document according to the new appended content,Upgrade to 2.3 edition 2Added heat-recovery model to the item setting menu 3If it is heat-recovery mode,you need to select corresponding cold-heat switch device according to the rating capacity of the indoor unit, then display. 4When set work situation, the clew temperature should be 10~54C in T3 work condition. 5Model problem, model parameter database should be update according to the up-to-the-minute export model, give emphasis to update R22 T1/T3 R410A and R410A digital GMV outdoor unit. 6Can not default after rejigger AutoCAD executable file path, you need to reset every time you restart the software. 7Operation specification should open the corresponding selected lingual edition according to the selected software language. 8When the users choose work condition/work quatity by mistake, prompt window doesnt use yesno, and should directly instead confirm:button is ok. 9Software interface can set language category in the option by the client himself, default English. 10Choose connection board need double-click, change to single-click; otherwise change to cancel selection after choose connection board. 11Add abbreviative comments that is exported by CAD in the help document, for example as QF and AWG. 12Cancel all the refrigeration system tree interface, for fear bring the doubt of client. 13Add percent limit option in the outdoor unit option interface. 14Add capacity input option in the indoor unit option, users can import required load of indoor unit directly instead choose the room style and room area firstly, the system will choose the right indoor unit after calculate the revise capacity. 15 When choose Metric system or British system, corresponding numerical value should change to corresponding variety: for example in the model of metric system 35C,when change to British system, it is not 35F but automatically transfer to 95F. 16Enter the new added heat-cold transfer device picture of CAD 17Add judgement sign line of heat-recovery model indoor unit , outdoor unit, and other model in the database. 18When recommend indoor unit, add full-choose and full cancel function. 19Modify the use of modular outdoor unit, unable to specify indoor unit in the distribution of connection board properly 20Selection for heat recovery, modify the pipeline logic, add a parameter and display, and modify the draw screen relatively 21Default selection is a single cold model according to refrigeration capacity, change to the default heat pump Model 22Change the interface while meeting the cooling, heating conditions, no need to choose whether or not by cooling or heating selection.users input the cooling temperatures and the heating temperature conditions, system selection in accordance with the calculation required to meet heating, cooling conditions. If the user no input, according to the default condition of selection. 23Increase the mouse wheel scrolling the screen features that make operation more humane.


24Check system functions, an increase in the system tips when it is normal 25Conducting heat recovery selection step into selecting a outdoor unit interface, outdoor unit type can only choose GRH Series, other series of options for non-optional state.