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User's Guide

WebPower

Graphical User Interface


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Table of Contents
Introduction ...................................................................................... 5
Scope ................................................................................................................ 5 Feature Outline ................................................................................................. 6

Hardware Overview ........................................................................................ 6


Dimensions ....................................................................................................... 7 Power Requirements......................................................................................... 7 Connectors and Indicators ................................................................................ 7
Serial Ports (External adapters only) ........................................................................ 7 Ethernet Port............................................................................................................. 7 Indicators (External adapters only) ........................................................................... 7 Power Connector (External adapters only)............................................................... 7

Hardware Installation ...................................................................................... 7


Connection to System Controller ...................................................................... 7
Connection to Power ................................................................................................ 8 Connection to Ethernet ............................................................................................. 8

Software Overview .......................................................................................... 8


Communication protocols.................................................................................. 8
Compatibility ............................................................................................................. 9

Setting Up the WebPower Adapter .............................................. 10


Configuration via Ethernet ............................................................................ 10 Configuration via a Serial Connection ........................................................... 11

WebPower General Access .......................................................... 12


Access Levels and Passwords ........................................................................ 12 Log In to WebPower........................................................................................ 12 Web Page / Menu Structure ............................................................................ 13

WebPower Smartpack User Interface .......................................... 14


WebPower Home Page ................................................................................ 14
Power Explorer ....................................................................................................... 14 DC Plant Information .............................................................................................. 14 Power Summary ..................................................................................................... 14 Menu Bar ................................................................................................................ 15

Power Explorer ............................................................................................. 16


Mains Page ..................................................................................................... 16 Rectifiers Page ................................................................................................ 16
Configuration Sub-page .......................................................................................... 18

Load Page ....................................................................................................... 19


Load Bank Sub-page .............................................................................................. 19

Battery Page ................................................................................................... 20


Battery Boost Sub-page.......................................................................................... 21 Battery Test Sub-page ............................................................................................ 21 Configuration Sub-page .......................................................................................... 23 Battery Banks Sub-page ......................................................................................... 24

Control System................................................................................................ 26
Control Unit Sub-page ............................................................................................ 26 Summary ................................................................................................................ 27 Output Test ............................................................................................................. 27 Input Handler .......................................................................................................... 28 Alarm Group Configuration ..................................................................................... 28

Menu Bar ...................................................................................................... 30

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System Voltage Levels ................................................................................... 30 System Configuration ..................................................................................... 30 Battery Test Results ....................................................................................... 31 Event Log ........................................................................................................ 31 Administration ................................................................................................. 32
E-mail ...................................................................................................................... 32 TCP/IP .................................................................................................................... 33 SNMP ...................................................................................................................... 33

Active Alarm Groups ....................................................................................... 34 Log In/Out ....................................................................................................... 34

Serial Utility and Telnet Access ................................................... 35


Serial Utility Requirements ........................................................................... 35
Getting Connected - Serial Utility .................................................................... 35

Telnet Interface Requirements ..................................................................... 36


Getting Connected - Telnet Access ................................................................ 36 Menu Options ................................................................................................. 36
Setup Network Addresses ...................................................................................... 37 pComm Driver Info .................................................................................................. 37 WebPower Info ....................................................................................................... 38 SNMP: Trap Host Configuration ............................................................................. 38 Set Trap IP Addresses & Community String .......................................................... 38 Set Trap repeat rate config ..................................................................................... 39 Set Off Trap config .................................................................................................. 40 SNMP: NMS Configuration ..................................................................................... 40 Set Read Community string .................................................................................... 40 Set Write Community string .................................................................................... 41 SNMP MIB Information ........................................................................................... 42 Abbreviations .......................................................................................................... 43

FTP Upload Information................................................................ 44 Firmware Updates ......................................................................... 46


Updates using the PC utilities ......................................................................... 46 Updates via a serial connection (External adapters only) ............................... 47 Updates via Ethernet connection (Internal adapters) ..................................... 47
Requirements.......................................................................................................... 47 Procedure ............................................................................................................... 47

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Introduction
Eltek Valere is a world leader in the development of new power supply systems, designed to meet the rapid growth within the field of telecommunication, as well as the increasingly stringent reliability requirements. With the introduction of microelectronics in electronic equipment, energy distribution and telecommunication and data systems technology require a guaranteed, uninterruptible power supply. To meet this demand, Eltek Valere makes in-depth investments in all types of scientific research, technical development, and experimental mathematical modeling of thermal characteristics of components and systems. The ultimate in reliability is secured through innovative new technologies and topologies, which also reduce the size of the power blocks and extend the operating range, thereby increasing efficiency and reducing costs. Eltek Valere invests heavily in research and development - with highly qualified engineers and research scientists working with the most advanced development platforms available, we are able to offer tailor-made solutions - a key factor for penetrating new markets. A modern power supply system must fulfill various international standards and regulations while, at the same time, meeting market requirements. Increased awareness of Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC), especially in Europe, has resulted in Eltek Valere's investment in an EMC test laboratory. This laboratory not only ensures that products comply with relevant standards, it is also utilized throughout product development. The EMC test laboratory forms part of Eltek Valere's extensive in-house test facility. Electronic equipment for data and telecommunications require supply voltages generated from the AC mains, as well as from battery-assisted DC voltage. Intensive development work has produced power supply systems designed to meet both present and future power requirements, and the development of control and alarm modules make our power supply systems a market leader. Programmed functions monitor operating conditions, load and battery. Should problems be detected, the operator will be notified immediately, either via the telephone network, or via Ethernet. Shutdowns can thus be avoided for critical applications. Eltek Valere's software expertise is constantly expanding the remote communication capabilities of our systems, using standard network protocols such as SNMP and HTTP. Eltek Valere AS accepts no responsibility for any damage or injury to the system, site or personnel caused by drawings, instructions or procedures not prepared by Eltek Valere.

Scope
Version 4 of WebPower provides the user with an affordable, easy to use, platform-independent graphical interface solution. Combined with Eltek Valere's Smartpack system controller, WebPower allows remote monitoring from anywhere within a corporate LAN, WAN, VPN, or even across the Internet. In addition, the WebPower adapter provides an SNMP Agent, allowing Eltek Valere power systems to be interoperable with SNMP enterprise management solutions, which are commonly in use within the Telecommunications industry. WebPower 4 does not support AEON or Flatpack MCU.

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Feature Outline
The following are some of the features of the WebPower adapter: Platform independence - the monitoring PC can be Windows, Macintosh, UNIX, Linux any modern operating system and hardware platform that supports a standard Web browser capable of running Javascript. This includes many handheld devices such as PDAs and tablet PCs. Freedom from software installation and version control issues at the PC. All data is exchanged using standard HTTP Internet protocol. Field upgrades of the WebPower adapter firmware are possible over the network connection. No specialty hardware is required. Windows versions of the required software tools are provided free upon request to authorized users. Remotely updating all adapters in a given enterprise is possible from a single location by use of these tools and associated firmware binaries provided by Eltek Valere. Feature upgrades and improvements are easily implemented by this process. Multiple concurrent browser connections are supported. This feature may be utilized for cooperative troubleshooting efforts, training purposes, or other collaborative, multi-user sessions. Access security is provided to restrict unauthorized attempts to alter system settings. Group level access control is provided, with three access levels defined. A truly embedded architecture provides protection of the WebPower adapter operating software. The operating firmware image is compressed into WebPower's internal flash memory and decompressed into RAM at boot up. All operations are executed from RAM, so there is no file system to corrupt or damage. This RAM area is not accessible externally, providing excellent security against malicious attacks. In the event of corrupted RAM, rebooting the device literally loads a fresh copy of the operating code. An embedded SNMP Agent provides standard SNMP traps upon occurrences of alarm conditions and allows GET and SET operations in order to retrieve data and perform remote operations on the power plant. Compatibility is ensured by the SNMPv1 implementation and inclusion of standard SNMP variables required for device discovery and polling. The appropriate MIB file is provided on the WebPower Companion CD-ROM shipped with each WebPower adapter. Globally available remote access provides many advantages to the systems operation group. The graphical user interface built into WebPower features an environment familiar to Internet users. This document addresses in detail the operation of the adapter and the WebPower adapter interface.

Hardware Overview
The WebPower adapter is either a separate external unit or an integrated feature within the Smartconnect unit. This is determined by the system that was purchased, since certain systems are equipped with the Smartconnect integrated version, while others are not. If yours is an integrated version, no wiring is necessary, so you can skip the Hardware Installation section below. If you have an external adapter, you will need to perform the steps in the Hardware Installation section. There are no differences in the WebPower User Interface between the two versions of the adapter. The external WebPower adapter consists of a PCB housed in a metallic enclosure that is mounted in a convenient location. Normally, this enclosure resides within the power system cabinet, rack, or enclosure, but it can be externally mounted. In addition, the WebPower adapter may be integrated into a system monitor panel along with other PCB-level subassemblies, in which case the connectors as described within this document may be relocated.

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Dimensions
The enclosure is approximately 6 x 3.5 x 1 inches (150 x 90 x 25 mm).

Power Requirements
WebPower requires a DC voltage between 20 and 65 VDC at a maximum of 150mA to operate.

Connectors and Indicators


Serial Ports (External adapters only)
Two serial ports are available. COM0 is a female DB-9 connector and is wired as a DTE (data terminal equipment) port. COM1 is a male DB-9 connector and is wired as a DCE (data communication equipment) port.

Ethernet Port
One RJ-45 connector is provided for connection to standard UTP network cabling. Both 10Mb (10Base-T) and 100Mb (100Base-T) connections are supported by the auto sensing network interface circuitry.

Indicators (External adapters only)


Three (3) green LED indicators are provided. These are: 100Mb - indicates when the network connection has been auto detected as 100Mb Link - indicates that a physical layer Ethernet connection is detected Power - indicates that the WebPower adapter is receiving DC power and is operational

Power Connector (External adapters only)


A two (2) position removable connector is provided for connection of DC power to the WebPower adapter. Polarity marking is provided adjacent to the connector and these must be observed to prevent damage to the power supply circuitry. WebPower is internally fused and reversal of the supply polarity will open the fuse and could possibly damage the device.

Hardware Installation
Note: When supplied as a system component, the WebPower adapter wiring will be factoryinstalled. If WebPower has been purchased as an upgrade or system add-on, consult this section for installation information.

Connection to System Controller


Connect the correct supplied RS-232 cable to the COM1 port on the WebPower adapter. The following is a list of the communication cables that are supplied, depending on your region and your system type:

The cable must then be connected to a system controller port that supports the pComm protocol at 38400 for a Smartpack system. The Smartpack controller (RS-232 version) has a single serial port: either on the front (above the USB port) or in the rear (CON3). You must connect to the CON3 port and the Smartpack must be equipped with the RS-232 option.

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Connection to Power
DC input power is connected to a removable terminal block. Terminal type is Weidmuller BLZ-5.00/180, 2 positions. Terminal accepts wire sizes of 22AWG to 12AWG (0.5mm to 2.5 mm). A small flat blade screwdriver is required to tighten the connections. Red wire is POSITIVE (+) and is toward the right in this photo.

Connection to Ethernet
Category 5 (or higher grade) UTP cable is required for connection. Connector is standard RJ-45. 10Mb and 100Mb Ethernet connections are supported. Standard TIA/EIA 568 wiring is used.

Separate external version

Software Overview
WebPower is essentially a protocol translator, where one communication protocol is "converted" into another protocol. In addition, WebPower provides a physical layer conversion between an RS-232 asynchronous serial link and a twisted pair Ethernet connection. The Web server function provides the user interface by translating the system controller messages into a form that is easily understood by the user. This Graphical User Interface (GUI) will be described in detail within this document.

Communication protocols
WebPower supports the following protocols: pComm binary master-slave communication protocol. This is Eltek Valere's Local Area Control Network which is employed to communicate between the system controller and ancillary devices, such as WebPower. In the external WebPower adapters, serial port COM1 is dedicated to pComm communications.

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HTTP (hypertext transfer protocol) over TCP/IP (Transmission Control Protocol / Internet Protocol). Used to communicate with standard Web browsers. The 10/100Mb Ethernet port employs HTTP over TCP/IP communications. VT-100 serial terminal emulation protocol (External adapters only). In the external WebPower adapters, COM0 is dedicated to VT-100 communications, which are used for diagnostic purposes and for factory WebPower configuration. Default communication parameters are 115200 baud, 8 data bits, no parity bits, 1 stop bit, and no flow control. If you have an integrated WebPower adapter in your system, the serial ports are not available. FTP (File Transfer Protocol): This is used to both upload and download settings to or from the Web Power via a specially formatted delimited text file (*.csv). SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol): This provides the power system with monitoring, control, and alarming features via standard GET and SET operations and via SNMP trap messages. Telnet: This is used for low level configuration via a text-based interface.

Compatibility
The WebPower adapter firmware is interoperable with Smartpack controllers allowing the WebPower adapter to address any Eltek Valere system application using this controller. For additional compatibility information, please see the readme.txt file on the WebPower Companion CD-ROM.

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Setting Up the WebPower Adapter


In order to access WebPower via the Ethernet connection, TCP/IP networking must be installed and active on the client PC. Unless otherwise indicated, the default IP address of the WebPower adapter is 192.168.10.20. The default subnet mask is 255.255.255.0. A fixed IPv4 address is required; consult your network operations or Information Technology group before assigning an IP address within your specific address range.

Configuration via Ethernet


Using the Supplied PC Utilities If a Windows PC is available, the IP address of the WebPower adapter may be changed using the IPSetup utility, which is provided on the WebPower adapter Companion CD-ROM. Locate the IPSetup.EXE file on the CD-ROM and launch this application. A list of all currently accessible WebPower adapters will be shown, along with their unique physical / MAC address. Highlight the unit that you wish to reconfigure, and enter the appropriate information in the associated text boxes. When all the settings are entered, click the "SET'" button to change the unit's IP configuration.

Figure 1 IPSetup Utility

This procedure may be performed on any WebPower adapter (or any other NetBurnerbased device) on the network. Be careful that the adapter you are configuring is the correct unit. The IPSetup utility allows changing the IP configuration of a WebPower adapter without knowing the adapter's current IP address. Changes may be made from any Windows client that is physically connected to the same network as the WebPower adapter, regardless of the client's IP address (certain network restrictions may limit access by unauthorized devices). It is recommended that access to the IPSetup tool be limited and the WebPower Companion CDROM be stored in a safe, secured location. Note that the IPSetup and AutoUpdate utilities use the same connection mechanism and cannot be run concurrently. Refer to the Firmware Updates section in this manual for more information.

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Using a Web Browser If a non-Microsoft operating system must be used, or if the WebPower Companion CD-ROM is unavailable, the IP address of the browsing computer can be set to an address in the same range as the factory-configured IP address of the WebPower adapter (see above). The browsing computer's IP address must be within the range allowed by the default subnet mask (192.168.10.1 to 192.168.10.19 and 192.168.10.21 to 192.168.10.254). If necessary, temporarily change the IP address of the client PC to conform to this range. Once a connection is established, the IP address of the WebPower adapter can be changed to the desired permanent IP address. For more information, refer to the Administrative Settings section in this manual for your specific controller. ATTENTION: When the WebPower adapter IP address and/or subnet mask is changed to a range outside that of the client machine, WebPower will be inaccessible to any computer within the original address range (before the change). After configuration of the Acces s WebPower adapter, the client computer's IP address and/or subnet mask can then be P bl changed back to its normal IP address. Using a Telnet Connection If a Web browser is not available during configuration, or if the initial SNMP parameters must also be configured, a Telnet session can be used to access the WebPower adapter's Serial Menu. Refer to the Using the Serial Utility section in this manual for more information.

Configuration via a Serial Connection


If an Ethernet connection is not available or if it is not possible or desirable to temporarily reconfigure the PC's IP address, an alternative procedure for external WebPower adapters is the serial connection option. Refer to the "Using the Serial Utility" section in this manual for more information.

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WebPower General Access


WebPower is best displayed on a graphic adapter/monitor capable of 1024x768 pixel resolution or better at 16-bit or higher color depth. Lower resolutions / color depths are usable, but will result in reduced display quality and will require more scrolling to access some Web page contents. Turning off browser toolbars will provide additional vertical screen area and is suggested if a screen resolution of 800x600 must be used.

Access Levels and Passwords


The following details are for the access/permission levels:
User Name status control admin Factory Default Password status control admin Permissions Read-only system access Can change system operational settings Can change system factory configuration settings

Log In to WebPower
In order to connect to the WebPower adapter GUI, a browser connection to the WebPower adapter TCP/IP address is required. It is assumed that the user is familiar with the use of Web browsers and Web page navigation techniques. Make sure you have any pop-up blockers either disabled or that pop-ups are being allowed in this session since the WebPower utility does use some pop-up messages. To log in, start your Web browser and enter the IP address assigned to the WebPower adapter. For example, http://192.168.10.20 The WebPower logo screen will open (all images are shown in Internet Explorer):

Figure 2 WebPower logo screen

Click ENTER at the bottom of the screen to begin. A login dialog box similar to the following will then appear:

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Figure 3 Login Dialog

After entering the username and password, click OK to continue to the WebPower home page. Incorrect login attempts will result in an error page being displayed. Entering admin as both the Username and Password will allow the user to have full access. Entering control for both will provide limited access. Entering status for both will provide read-only access.

Web Page / Menu Structure


The WebPower adapter GUI uses "frames pages" (a type of HTML structure) to display related items and menus. A frames-capable browser is required to use WebPower. All commonly used modern Web browsers support the use of frames. Throughout the GUI, the top frame contains a menu bar with labeled buttons that link to sub pages. When a button on the menu bar is clicked, the respective sub-page opens in a separate window. The Power Explorer frame on the left contains a hierarchical tree structure of the main components in the power supply system (Windows Explorer style). When a component is clicked, the respective page appears in the bottom frame on the right. The user can navigate to the sub-items under a main component. Sub-pages are accessible (visible) to all users; however, certain sub-page items are passwordprotected against changes. The sub-pages are discussed in the following chapters.

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WebPower Smartpack User Interface


WebPower Home Page

Figure 4 WebPower Home Page

The home page comprises the following sections:

Power Explorer
The Power Explorer frame on the left presents a hierarchical tree structure of the main components in the power supply system (Windows Explorer style).

DC Plant Information
The DC Plant Information page displays customers name, site location, system model and serial number, installation and service dates, Web Server Software and its version, and so on. This page corresponds to the first item in the Power Explorer frame.

Power Summary
The Power Summary frame shows an overview of the important parameters of the power system, as well as the access level (admin, control, or status).

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Menu Bar
The menu bar at the top contains the following menus: System Voltage Levels, System Configuration, Battery Test Results, Event Log, Administration, Active Alarm Groups, and Log In/Out. When a menu is clicked, the menu sub-page appears in a new window. Ensure that pop-up blockers, if any, are disabled or pop-ups are allowed when using WebPower because clicking a menu button launches a new window.

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Power Explorer
Mains Page

Figure 5 Mains Page

The Mains page can be accessed by clicking Mains in the Power Explorer frame. It displays the alarm status, along with the number of phases in alarm, phase-wise voltage, and alarm configuration. The user can know the major and minor high AC voltage settings, major and minor low AC voltage settings, and the delay setting. Note that the delay would be approximately 2 seconds more than the set value because of internal software latency.

Rectifiers Page

Figure 6 Rectifiers Page

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The Rectifiers page is displayed when a user clicks Rectifiers in the Power Explorer frame. This page displays the overall rectifier status, the number of rectifiers installed, the number of rectifiers in which communication errors occurred, the number of rectifiers in alarm, the total rectifier output current, the used rectifier capacity (in percent), and the details of the rectifiers used. The Rectifier Inventory section lists the rectifiers used in the system, along with these details: serial number, status, current, input voltage, and temperature. To get more detailed information about a rectifier, click the respective model in the list. A Rectifier Detailed Status dialog box appears with the following details of the model: ID, part number, serial number, type, hardware and software revision numbers, and software primary and secondary part numbers.

Figure 7 Rectifier Detailed Status Dialog Box

Figure 8 Rectifier Alarm Status Dialog Box

To know the alarm details for a rectifier, click the status displayed against the rectifier model. An Alarm Status dialog box appears with alarm details about OVS lockout, module fail, internal voltage, temperature, output voltage, current limit, mains voltage, and fan speed.

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The Rectifiers node (in the Power Explorer pane) contains the Configuration sub-node, which is displayed in a hierarchical structure when the user clicks + (appearing with Rectifiers).

Configuration Sub-page

Figure 9 Configuration Sub-page Click Configuration to display the Configuration sub-page. This page enables the user to set the following parameters: Rectifier Current Limitation Current limit active: Enable or disable rectifier current limitation by selecting or clearing the check box, respectively. Current limit value: Set the value (in amperes) for rectifier current limitation in the text box. Click Save to save the changes. Over-Voltage Shutdown Configuration OVS voltage: The over-voltage shutdown (OVS) value is preset at 59.00 V. OVS cell voltage: Set the over-voltage shutdown value per cell by typing the value in the text box. Click Save to save the changes.
Efficiency Management

Rectifier off delay: Set the value (in minutes) for this parameter. Efficiency management enable: Select the check box to enable efficiency management. Shuffle time: Set the value (in hours) for shuffle time. Test mode enable: Select the check box to enable test mode. Redundancy: Click Save to save the changes.

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Miscellaneous Configuration
Suppress rectifier fail when mains is gone: Select this check box to suppress the rectifier fail alarm when the mains supply stops. Walk in time:

Click Save to save the changes.


Number of Rectifiers

In the text box, mention the number of rectifiers to be used in the power system. Click Save to save the changes. The Configuration sub-page can be refreshed by clicking Refresh at the bottom of the page.

Load Page

Figure 10 Load Page

The Load page can be accessed by clicking Load in the Power Explorer frame. The Load Page displays the load status, fuse status, LVD status, load current, and details for each load bank (status, fuse status, and LVLD status). Specify the number of load banks in the Number of Banks text box and save the changes by clicking Save. To refresh the page, click Refresh. The Load node (in the Power Explorer pane) contains the load bank sub-nodes, which are displayed in a hierarchical structure when the user clicks + (appearing with Load).

Load Bank Sub-page

Figure 11 Load Bank 1 Sub-page

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Click the load bank to display its respective load bank sub-page. This page enables the user to review the bank status, load fuse status, LVLD status, and LVLD configuration parameters. Under LVLD Configuration, configuration details for each LVLD contactor in the load bank are displayed. Click the LVLD contactor name (example: LVLD 1.1. Here 1.1 indicates LVLD 1 for load bank 1) to set its configuration parameters. The LVLD configuration dialog box appears.

Figure 12 LVLD Configuration Dialog Box The values of disconnect voltage, reconnect voltage, disconnect delay time (in minutes), and delay after disconnect can be set in the respective text boxes. To make the contactor active, select the Active check box. To save the changes, click Save. To close the dialog box, click Close. On the Load Bank sub-page, the number of load contactors used can be entered in the Number of Load Contactors text box. The changes made can be saved by clicking Save. The page can be refreshed by clicking Refresh.

Battery Page

Figure 13 Battery Page

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The Battery page (accessed by clicking Battery in the Power Explorer frame) displays the alarm type, battery voltage, battery current, battery temperature, battery life (in days), LVBD status, fuse status, battery quality (in percent), battery total capacity, battery remaining capacity, and battery time left (in minutes). The Battery node (in the Power Explorer pane) contains sub-nodes, which are displayed in a hierarchical structure when the user clicks + (appearing with Battery). The sub-nodes that appear are Battery Boost, Battery Test, Configuration, and Battery Banks.

Battery Boost Sub-page

Figure 14 Battery Boost Sub-page

Click Battery Boost in the Power Explorer pane to display the Battery Boost sub-page. This page contains these sections: Battery Boost, Manual Boost, Interval Boost Setup, and Auto Boost Setup. The user can enable Interval Boost or Auto Boost. The user can set values for boost voltage/cell; manual boost duration; interval boost maximum duration, start date, time, and interval; and auto boost maximum duration, charge factor, and discharge threshold. The changes can be saved by clicking Save. The page can be refreshed by clicking Refresh.

Battery Test Sub-page

Figure 15 Battery Test Sub-page

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Click Battery Test in the Power Explorer pane to display the Battery Test sub-page. The Battery Test page can be used to configure the battery test features of the system controller and to view the current status of any ongoing battery test. This page contains these sections: Battery Test Configuration, Test Supervision, Interval Test Setup, Auto Test Setup, and Discontinuance Test.
Battery Test Configuration

The Test Status field displays the current status of the battery test. Battery test can be of two types: Simplified and Normal. In the simplified type of test, the basic voltage parameters are checked only once and the test does not automatically repeat. To start the battery test cycle manually, click the Start Test button. The test will continue until the discontinuance test parameters are met. End voltage and simplified end voltage (in case Simplified test type is selected) values can be specified in the respective text boxes.
Test Supervision

In the Test Supervision section, the maximum duration (in minutes), the maximum discharge value (in Ah), and the guard time (in hours) between tests can be specified in the respective text boxes. The guard time between tests is the time after the AC mains fail during which a battery test is not allowed (to protect the batteries and provide adequate recharge time before a battery test). The three Test Supervision parameters can be enabled by selecting the respective Active check box.
Interval Test Setup

The Interval Test Setup section has text boxes to specify the interval (in days) between automatic battery tests, the next start date (in yyyy.mm.dd format) for the automatic battery test, and the next start time (in hh:mm format) for the automatic battery test. The interval test setup parameters can be enabled by selecting the Active check box.
Auto Test Setup

To enable the automatic battery test feature, select the Active check box.
Discontinuance Test

In this section, the repeat frequency (in days) for the battery test and the maximum duration (in minutes) can be set. To save the changes made on the Battery test page, click Save at the bottom of the page. To refresh the page, click Refresh.

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Configuration Sub-page

Figure 16 Configuration Sub-page

Click Configuration in the Power Explorer pane to display the Configuration sub-page. The Configuration sub-page has three sections: Battery Configuration, Temperature Compensation, and Current Limitation.
Battery Configuration

Number of Banks: Enter the number of battery banks connected to the power system. Note: Generally the number of battery banks is the same as the number of Smartpack

controllers in the system. Enter 1 battery bank in systems with one Smartpack controller. Enter 2 battery banks in distributed systems with two Smartpack controllers, where both are used for battery current monitoring. Description: Enter the type of battery bank used. Capacity: Enter the battery capacity per string (in Ah). Strings: Enter the number of battery strings connected to the DC power system.
The total capacity automatically appears in the Total Capacity text box as a product of battery capacity per string and the number of strings after the respective parameters are specified. Battery Install Date: Enter the date (in yyyy-mm-dd format) the battery battery bank was installed.

To save the changes made in this section, click Save.


Temperature Compensation

To enable temperature compensated charging parameters, select the Temperature Compensation check box.
Min Compensation Voltage: Enter the minimum charging voltage per battery cell (used for

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Max Compensation Voltage: Enter the maximum charging voltage per battery cell (used for

protection of connected load equipment). Reference Voltage: Enter the charging voltage per battery cell, at the reference temperature specified in the Reference Temperature text box, as recommended by the battery manufacturer. Reference Temperature: Enter the reference temperature (C) that the battery manufacturer has specified for the charging voltage entered in the Reference Voltage text box. Temperature Slope: Enter the number of millivolts per battery cell per degree Centigrade that the battery manufacturer has recommended as the compensation factor for the specific type of batteries.

To save the changes made in this section, click Save.


Current Limitation

To enable the battery charging current limitation parameters, select the Battery Current Limitation check box. To activate the battery string current limitation parameters, select the String Current Limitation check box.
Mains Feed: Enter the maximum number of amperes allowed for charging the battery bank when the power system is fed from the AC mains supply. Generator Feed: Enter the maximum number of amperes allowed for charging the battery bank when the power system is fed from an external generator.

To save the changes made in this section, click Save. To refresh the Configuration sub-page, click Refresh.

Battery Banks Sub-page

Figure 17 Battery Banks Sub-page

Click Battery Banks in the Power Explorer pane to display the battery banks sub-page. This page enables the user to review the status of battery banks (alarm, fuse status, voltage, current, and temperature). The Battery Banks sub-node (in the Power Explorer pane) contains further battery banks subnodes, which are displayed in a hierarchical structure when the user clicks + (appearing with Battery Banks).

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Figure 18 Battery Bank Status Sub-page Click the battery bank (in the Power Explorer pane) to display its respective status sub-page. This page enables the user to review all the details about the battery bank. To configure the low voltage battery disconnect (LVBD) contactor, click LVBD test in the LVBD Configuration section. The LVBD Configuration dialog box appears.

Figure 19 LVBD Configuration Dialog Box The values of disconnect voltage, reconnect voltage, disconnect delay time (in minutes), and delay after disconnect (in minutes) can be set in the respective text boxes. To make the contactor active, select the Active check box. To save the changes, click Save. To close the dialog box, click Close.

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Control System

Figure 20 Control System Page The Control System page can be accessed by clicking Control System in the Power Explorer frame. The Control System page displays the status of the control system and the number of control units in error. The number of control units can be entered in the Number of Control Units text box and the change can be saved by clicking Save. To refresh the page, click Refresh. The Control System node (in the Power Explorer pane) contains the Control Unit sub-nodes, which are displayed in a hierarchical structure when the user clicks + (appearing with Control System).

Control Unit Sub-page


Click the control unit to display its respective control unit sub-page.

Figure 21 Control Unit Sub-page The Control Unit sub-page has the following tabs: Summary, Output Test, Input Handler, and Alarm Group Configuration. Click the tab to display its respective page.

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Summary

The Summary page displays the part number, version number, and serial number of the controller used in the power system. It also displays the part number and version of the software installed in the controller. More details about the controller (description and part number of the main card and sub-cards) can be displayed by clicking the less button. The Detailed Information section can be collapsed be clicking the more button. Click Refresh to refresh the page.

Figure 22 Summary Page


Output Test

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Input Handler

Figure 24 Input Handler Page The Input Handler page shows the input handler configuration of the control units. The information is displayed in a tabulated form. Each row of the table displays one alarm monitor, which, when active, monitors and controls one of the control units programmable inputs. The first column shows the alarm monitors names. The second column shows the status of the alarm monitor. The status can be Disabled, Normal, or Alarm. The third column shows the configuration type of the alarm monitor. The configuration type can be Normally Open or Normally Closed. ProgInput 1.4 indicates that the alarm monitor assigned to programmable input #4, connected to Smartpack #1, is disabled and is configured as Normally Closed. Click Refresh to refresh the page.

Alarm Group Configuration

Figure 25 Alarm Configuration Page

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The Alarm Group Configuration page displays alarm group information related to control units. The information is displayed in a tabulated form. Each row displays one alarm group. Empty rows are used if a DC power system has several controllers. The first column shows the alarm groups name. All the alarm outputs implemented in the DC power supply system are displayed to the right of the alarm group column. The selected check boxes in the columns to the right of an alarm group represent the alarm outputs (relays and latching contactors) assigned to that alarm group.

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Menu Bar
System Voltage Levels

Figure 26 System Voltages Dialog Box Click the System Voltage Levels tab to open the System Voltages dialog box. System voltages can be configured by using this dialog box.

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Figure 27 Password Change Dialog Box

Click the System Configuration tab to open the Password Change dialog box. The access password for a given access group can be changed by using this dialog box. Note that the new
password is effective at a group level, but not at a user level. All users of a given access level (status/user, control/service, administrator/factory) must use the same password. To change a password, select an access level, enter the current password, enter the new password, and then re-enter the new password. When finished, click Save. The system controller will get updated with the new settings as entered on this page. If the current password is entered incorrectly, if the new password is entered differently in the two new password boxes, or if any information is missing, an error message will be displayed.

Battery Test Results

Figure 28 Battery Test Results Dialog Box

Click the Battery Test Results tab to open the Battery Test Results dialog box. The dialog box displays the results of battery tests conducted. The results include the start time, the end time, test type, battery type, test duration, average current, discharge energy, temperature, end voltage, calculated quality (%), termination criteria, and test result.

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Figure 29 Event Log Dialog Box

Click the Event Log tab to open the Event Log dialog box. This dialog box contains information about past conditions. Alarm/event names, conditions, and timestamps are listed. A maximum of approximately 1000 events are stored. The user can navigate to other pages, depending on the number of events listed, by clicking Next Page. Click the link Click here at the bottom of the page to download the items to an XML file.

Administration

Figure 30 Administration Dialog Box


Click the Administration tab to open the Administration dialog box. The dialog box has three tabs:

eMail, TCP/IP, and SNMP. Click the tab to open the respective page.

E-mail

Figure 31 E-mail Page

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The eMail page can be used to specify e-mail settings for sending pertinent information. It contains fields for username, SMTP server IP address, sender mail address, and receiver mail addresses 1 and 2. Click Save to save the changes. Click Refresh to refresh the page. The page can be closed by clicking Close.

TCP/IP

Figure 32 TCP/IP Page The TCP/IP configuration of the WebPower adapter can be specified on this page. Consult your network administrator if you are unsure of how to adjust these settings. The fields on this page are Agent IP Address, Network Subnet Mask, and Default Gateway. Click Save to save the changes. Click Refresh to refresh the page.

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The destination IP addresses and the community strings for SNMP traps can be specified on this page. SNMP traps are unsolicited messages sent to the network management system informing the manager of a network event. Click Save to save the changes. Click Refresh to refresh the page.

Active Alarm Groups

Figure 34 Active Alarm Groups Dialog Box To display the Active Alarm Groups dialog box, click the Active Alarm Groups tab on the menu bar. The dialog box displays the status of alarm groups. The information appears in two sections: Active Alarm Groups and LVD Groups.

Log In/Out

Figure 35 Logout/Login Dialog Box Clicking the Log In/out tab on the menu bar displays the Logout/Login dialog box. The dialog box contains the following message: It is not possible to log out or change access level on a web page. To log out, close all pop-up windows and close your web browser completely. If you want to change access level, log in again using a different account and password.

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Serial Utility and Telnet Access


The Serial Utility and Telnet Interface provide alternative methods for setting various WebPower configuration options, such as the parameters of the embedded SNMP Agent. The Serial Utility instructions only apply to customers with an external WebPower Adapter; integrated WebPower adapters do not expose this serial port. If your system has an integrated WebPower adapter, you will need to use an Ethernet connection and the Telnet Interface of the WebPower adapter. Note that a Telnet connection can be used for either type of WebPower adapter, but some options require a serial connection. Refer to the individual controller chapters in this guide for configuration information. It is assumed that the user is familiar with the operation of a Telnet client. Use the following section as a guide when using Telnet to configure the WebPower adapter and/or embedded SNMP Agent. ATTENTION: Concurrent TELNET and Serial connections or multiple concurrent TELNET sessions to the WebPower adapter are to be avoided. Attempting to alter settings under such conditions may cause unpredictable results. Close all browser windows before creating a TELNET or serial connection.

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Serial Utility Requirements


Any PC hardware and operating system capable of communicating on an RS-232 serial port at 115200-baud rate, with a standard DTE serial port connector. A terminal emulation program capable of VT-100 terminal emulation. Examples are HyperTerminal, TeraTerm, and others. A standard DTE to DCE serial cable. This is a "straight-through" wired cable. The DCE end of the cable must be DB-9; the DTE end of the cable is determined by the PC hardware.

Getting Connected - Serial Utility


1 2 3 With DC power removed from the WebPower Adapter, attach the serial cable between the PC / terminal and the WebPower adapter's COM0 port. Launch a terminal emulator, such as HyperTerminal, and configure the necessary port settings per above. Apply DC power to the WebPower adapter. A message should appear on the terminal almost immediately (do not press "A" when prompted). A subset of the current TCP/IP parameters will be displayed, followed by a login prompt. Type in the "admin" username and the password, pressing Enter after each entry. By default, admin will be both the correct Username and Password.

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Telnet Interface Requirements


Any PC with a Network Interface Card or built-in Ethernet adapter TCP/IP networking configured with a static IP address on the same subnet (standalone WebPower adapter without router). For router-equipped systems (i.e. Smartconnect), use DHCP to automatically acquire an IP address. A standard RJ-45 Ethernet cable (Smartconnect with router) or 568A to 568B crossover cable (WebPower standalone, without router). Telnet client application

Getting Connected - Telnet Access


1 Attach one end of the appropriate Ethernet cable into the Ethernet port on your computer and the other end to the craft port on the Smartconnect unit or the Ethernet port of the WebPower adapter. Assuming you are using a Windows operating system, open a Command Prompt window (example: in the Accessories area of the Windows Program Menu). In the Command Prompt window, type telnet 192.168.10.20 and then press Enter. Make sure you include the space between telnet and the IP address. Note that 192.168.10.20 is the default IP address of the WebPower or Smartconnect unit; if you have changed this IP address to a custom address, that new address must be entered instead. password, pressing Enter after each entry. By default, admin will be both the correct Username and Password.

3 You will then be prompted to log in. Type in the "admin" username and the

Note: You can also use control as the Username and Password. You will see the same options as when you use admin, but some functions will not be editable. When using admin to log in, any changes that are made should be done at the end users own risk.

Menu Options
After successfully logging in, the main menu should be displayed. The six menu selection options are described below.

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Setup Network Addresses


If you are using the Serial Utility, you have the option in this area to change any or all of the following network settings for the WebPower adapter: the IP Address, the Netmask, the Default Gateway, and the DNS Server. These parameters should be determined in cooperation with the network administration / Information Technology staff. Note that router-equipped WebPower solutions (Smartconnect) may have particular factory settings necessary for operation; do not alter these settings without fully understanding the implications. If you are using the Telnet Interface, you will not be able to change certain settings.

Serial Utility

Telnet Interface

pComm Driver Info


Selecting this option will display the name, description, part number, version number, and release information for the pComm Driver. This information may be required by factory personnel during service correspondence.

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WebPower Info
Selecting this option will display the version information for WebPower. This information may be required by factory personnel during service correspondence.

SNMP: Trap Host Configuration


If you select this option, you will be presented with three sub-options: Set IP Addresses & Community, Set Trap Repeat Rate, and Set Off Trap. SNMP traps are unsolicited messages sent to the network management system informing the manager of an event that has occurred, as monitored by the embedded Agent.

Set Trap IP Addresses & Community String


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You will then need to enter the new trap client IP address and community string for the chosen table entry. The Community String can be a combination of 19 characters, numbers, or spaces. Valid characters are A-Z, a-z, 0-9, and the special characters ~@#%^&_-+=:,. Do not use the asterisk or any other special character not shown. Note that spaces are valid characters, but leading spaces are ignored.

Set Trap repeat rate config


If you select this option, you will need to set the repeat rate between 0 and 10 minutes. Choosing 0 will turn this feature off. The number specified will determine how often Trap messages are resent to the NMS, while a given event/alarm remains in the "active" (alarm) condition. Changing this setting requires the WebPower to be rebooted.

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Set Off Trap config


Within this option, you can enable the Send Off Trap feature. This feature will send a trap message whenever an event or alarm condition has cleared. Changing this setting requires the WebPower to be rebooted.

SNMP: NMS Configuration


There are two options within this section: Set Read Community string and Set Write Community string. All OIDs within the MIB construct support the GET ("read") operation. Certain OIDs also support the SET ("write") operation.

Set Read Community string


This is the Community String name that is used to determine NMS read-only level access to the SNMP Agent, for OIDs that support the GET operation.

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Set Write Community string


This is basically the Community String name that is used to determine NMS read-write level access to the SNMP Agent, for OIDs that also support the SET operation.

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SNMP MIB Information


Details of SNMP MIBs. NMS configuration, and of SNMP in general, are beyond the scope of this document. This section is provided for the convenience of personnel knowledgeable in the application of SNMP devices. The appropriate SNMP MIB (ELTEK-DCSYSTEM-MIB) is provided on the WebPower Companion CD-ROM, the Flatpack2 or Minipack PS Systems User Documentation CD-ROMs, or the Eltek Valere FTP server. The appropriate SNMP MIB is required for configuration of the SNMP Network Management Station (NMS). Eltek Valere's unique Enterprise ID is 12148. Standard OIDs required for Agent discovery are provided under the iso.org.dod.internet.mgmt.mib.system (1.3.6.1.2.1.1) namespace. Examples are as follows:
sysDescr.0="Eltek Valere SNMP Agent" sysObjectID.0=enterprise.12148.8 sysUpTime.0=05:37:47 sysContact.0=snmp_admin@yourcompany.com sysName.0="Eltek Valere WebPower Demo" sysLocation.0="Crystal Lake Illinois U.S.A"

sysContact, sysName, and sysLocation are Read-Write variables and may be GET and SET via the NMS. It is recommended that the sysDescr or sysObjectID be used for discovery and polling purposes. The header of the MIB file provides userful information such as MIB import dependencies, namespaces, etc. as follows: -- Description: --Eltek Valere DC power system MIB -- Numerical: .1.3.6.1.4.1.12148.8 -- ASN1: .iso.org.dod.internet.private.enterprises.eltek.dcSystem
IMPORTS TRAP-TYPE FROM RFC-1215 DisplayString ] FROM RFC1213-MIB OBJECT-TYPE FROM RFC-1212 enterprises FROM RFC1155-SMI; eltekOBJECT IDENTIFIER ::= { enterprises 12148 } dcSystemOBJECT IDENTIFIER ::= { eltek 8 } dcTrapGroupOBJECT IDENTIFIER ::= { dcSystem 2 } (MIB file continues)

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Abbreviations
AC AWG CO DC DHCP EIA EMT EPO FP2 GUI HTTP HVS IT LAN LCD LED LMP LVBD LVLD LVD MIB NMS NEC PC RU SNMP TB VAC VDC VPC VRLA WAN Alternating Current American Wire Gauge Central Office Direct Current Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol Electronic Industries Alliance Electrical Metallic Tubing Emergency Power Off Flatpack2; Eltek digital rectifier Graphical User Interface HyperText Transfer Protocol High Voltage Shutdown Information Technology Local Area Network Liquid Crystal Display Light Emitting Diode Lithium Metal Polymer Low Voltage Battery Disconnect Low Voltage Load Disconnect Low Voltage Disconnect Management Information Base Network Management Station National Electrical Code Portable Computer Rack Unit Simple Network Messaging Protocol Terminal Block Volts AC Volts DC Volts Per Cell Valve Regulated Lead Acid Wide Area Network

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FTP Upload Information


The following information pertains to the option of uploading information for your system via an FTP client. This option is only available to Smartpack users. A common settings file is available for uploading from Eltek Valere. If you are logged in to PowerSuite, click Tools, Configurator, and then Read from Smartpack to view additional datapoint locations. To use the FTP upload option, perform the following steps:
1 Launch Internet Explorer, type FTP://192.168.10.20 in the address line, and then press ENTER. This assumes you are utilizing a connection via the local Craft Port. If you are connecting from the WAN side of the router, use the WAN side IP address instead of 192.168.10.20. When prompted, log in with the admin user account and password (this is the same as WebPowers admin user account). After logging in, the following screen will be displayed. Notice that the SETUP.CSV file does not appear in the remote directory.

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Open a file browsing session and navigate to the location of the SETUP.CSV file that is to be uploaded. Select the file, right-click, and then click Copy.

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Next, right-click in the browser session that is connected to the WebPower FTP server and click Paste.

During the file transfer, a dialog box showing the progress of the transfer will be displayed.

Once the transfer is complete, the remote directory will show that the SETUP.CSV file has been transferred. Refreshing this window will show that the file does not physically persist on the FTP server.

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Firmware Updates
Updating the WebPower adapter operating code ("firmware") is easily achieved. WebPower's hardware platform provides flash program storage for simple code updates over a network connection from any Windows PC that can access WebPower. Using the PC utilities provided on the WebPower Companion CD-ROM, the Flatpack2 or Minipack PS Systems User Documentation CD-ROMs, or the Eltek Valere FTP server, this loading process can be conducted across an entire network from a single location. This remote update capability is a major advantage to the WebPower hardware platform. Recognizing the platform-independence of WebPower, a serial update procedure is included here for users of non-Windows operating systems. This serial update process cannot be conducted remotely. Firmware binary files are available from Eltek Valere whenever feature improvements are released. In most cases, Eltek Valere sales agents are able to provide these updates free of charge to existing users. Update files that have SB70 in the title are intended for internal versions. Update files that have SB72 in the title are intended for external versions. The WebPower adapters will only accept the intended update file.

Updates using the PC utilities

After obtaining the firmware binary from Eltek Valere, save the file to your PC. Browse the WebPower Companion CD-ROM and locate the AutoUpdate.exe file. This application provides the means to remotely load a new operating image into the WebPower adapter. Launch the application and the following screen should be displayed:

Select the "Reboot when complete" checkbox, as shown above. Click Browse to select the firmware file previously saved to your PC. Note that the file must follow the syntax "xxxxx_app.s19"; where "xxxxx" can be any character string. The IP address field will be populated with the first WebPower adapter discovered by the application. If you click Find, a list of all WebPower adapters will be displayed, as follows: Highlight the adapter to be updated and click the OK button. The screen will close and revert to the main screen. Click the "Update" button and wait until the process is completed, as indicated

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by a progress bar and message box. The WebPower adapter has now been updated, rebooted, and is running the new application code. Note: The IPSetup and AutoUpdate utilities use the same connection mechanism and cannot be run concurrently. Note: Do not turn off the power during the update pocedure. This will cause the firmware update to fail and the unit will need to be returned to Eltek Valere for service.

Updates via a serial connection (External adapters only)


A serial terminal emulation application (client) is required on your PC. The WebPower adapter has an embedded boot loader that provides a flash loading capability over a serial connection. The following process employs the serial loader to allow updates to adapters when an Ethernet connection and/or Windows PC is not available. It is assumed that the user is somewhat familiar with the operation of a terminal emulator application (example: Hyperterm for Windows platform).

Updates via Ethernet connection (Internal adapters)


Local firmware update with a PC that is not connected to the same network as the Webpower adapter must be performed with a CAT5 crossover cable for a direct connection or through a hub with a standard CAT5 cable.

Requirements
Any PC hardware and operating system capable of communicating on an RS-232 serial port at 115200-baud rate, with a standard DTE serial port connector. Terminal emultion SW.MTTY.EXE is provided by Eltek Valere on the WebPower Companion CD-ROM, the Flatpack2 or Minipack PS Systems User Documentation CDROMs, or the Eltek Valere FTP server. A standard DTE to DCE serial cable. This is a "straight-through" wired cable. The DCE end of the cable must be DB-9, while the DTE end of the cable is determined by the PC hardware.

Procedure
1 2 3 4 With DC power removed, attach the serial cable between the PC and the WebPower adapter's COM0 port. Launch the terminal emulator, as applicable, and configure the port settings as needed. Apply DC power to the WebPower adapter. A message should appear on the terminal almost immediately stating the following: "Waiting 2 sec to start 'A' to abort". Before the 2 seconds expires, press "A" (capital A) and the Boot Monitor Prompt "NB>" should appear If the time elapses, WebPower will start and it will be necessary to cycle power to the adapter and begin again. At the NB> prompt, type FLA and press ENTER. FLA stands for Flash Application. Send the firmware (.S19) file by selecting the Transfer->Send File option from the terminal application. As the download progresses, a "*" character will appear in the terminal window and the progress bar in the lower left hand side of the window will move towards the right. Upon completion of the transfer, the WebPower adapter is updated. It will then reboot and will be running the new application code. errors are reported during the serial transfer, it may be necessary to add "line

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www.eltekvalere.com
Headquarters: Eltek Valere 1303 E. Arapaho Rd, Richardson, TX. 75081, USA Phone: +1 (469) 330-9100 Fax: +1 (469) 330-9101 Eltek Valere Grterudv. 8, Pb 2340 Strms, 3003 Drammen, Norway Phone: +47 32 20 32 00 Fax: +47 32 20 32 10