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Installation and Operation Manual

3500 Monitoring System

Part Number 163860-01
Rev. A (07/07)

3500 Monitoring System Installation and Operation Manual

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3500 Monitoring System Rack Installation and Maintenance Manual
(129766-01)
General description of a standard system.
General description of a Triple Modular Redundant (TMR) system
Instructions for installing and removing the module from a 3500 rack

3500 Monitoring System Rack Configuration and Utilities Guide (12977701)
Guidelines for using the 3500 Rack Configuration software for setting the operating
parameters of the module
Guidelines for using the 3500 test utilities to verify that the input and output terminals on
the module are operating properly

3500 Monitoring System Computer Hardware and Software Manual
(128158-01)
Instructions for connecting the rack to 3500 host computer
Procedures for verifying communication
Procedures for installing software
Guidelines for using Data Acquisition / DDE Server and Operator Display Software
Procedures and diagrams for setting up network and remote communications

3500 Field Wiring Diagram Package (130432-01)
Diagrams that show how to hook up a particular transducer
Lists of recommended wiring

Reference manuals for 3500 modules
Title

Part number

3500 Monitoring System Computer Hardware and Software Manual

128158-01

3500 Monitoring System Rack Installation and Maintenance Manual

129766-01

3500 System Field Wiring Diagram Package

130432-01

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3500 Monitoring System Installation and Operation Manual Title Part number 3500 System Overview Datasheet 162096-01 3500/08 Diagnostic Access Panel 136275-01 3500/15 & 16 Power Supply Operation and Maintenance Manual 129767-01 3500/20 Rack Interface Module (Operations and Maintenance Manual) 129768-01 3500/22M Transient Data Interface Manual 161580-01 3500/25 Keyphasor Module (Operations and Maintenance Manual) 129770-01 3500/32 & 3500/34 4 Channel Relay Module & TMR Relay Module (Operations & Maintenance Manual) 129771-01 3500/33 16 Channel Relay Module Operations and Maintenance Manual 162291-01 3500/40 Proximitor Monitor Module (Operations and Maintenance Manual) 129772-01 3500/40M Proximitor Monitor Module 143488-01 3500/42 Proximitor/Seismic Monitor Module (Op/Maintenance Manual) 129773-01 3500/42M Proximitor/Seismic Monitor Module (Op/Maintenance Manual) 143489-01 3500/44 Aeroderivative GT Vibration Monitor Module (Operations and Maintenance Manual) 129774-01 3500/44M Aeroderivative GT Vibration Monitor Module (Operations and Maintenance Manual) 143490-01 3500/45 Position Monitor Operation and Maintenance Manual 135545-01 3500/46M Hydro Monitor Manual 144403-01 3500/50 Tachometer Module Operation and Maintenance Manual 134938-01 3500/53 Overspeed Protection System Operation and Maintenance Manual 134939-01 3500/60 and 61 Temperature Module Operation & Maintenance Manual 134542-01 3500/62 Process Variable 136973-01 3500/64 Dynamic Pressure Monitor Operation and Maintenance Manual 142836-01 3500/72M Rod Position Monitor Operation and Maintenance Manual 146479-01 3500/77M Cylinder Pressure Manual 146282-01 3500/90 Communication Gateway Module (Operation and Maintenance Manual) 129769-01 3500/92 Communication Gateway Module (Operation and Maintenance Manual) 138629-01 3500/93 System Display Operation and Maintenance Manual 137412-01 3500/94 VGA Display Module Operation and Maintenance Manual 148636-01 3500/95 PC Display 145169-01 Rack Configuration and Utilities Guide 129777-01 iv .

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............ 16 2. 15 2...............4...1 To connect power to your 3500 rack: ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................1 Changing configuration ............4.................... 22 3.......................... 21 3................................................................... 17 2.................5 Connecting the field wiring to the I/O modules .................................................................................... 12 1...... 18 3...............1 3500 LED Descriptions ................................................................................2 Installing a Bulkhead mount rack .................... 2 1....................3 Installing a rack-mount rack ...............2 2............................................ 14 System contacts.....2 Replacing an I/O module...................2............ 10 1..5 Collecting data from output terminals ...................................................... 14 Operating switches..1 Receiving............4 TM LED............................................... 19 3.............................. 6 1....4............................3 2......2....... Operating the system .....4............................ 21 3.................4.......... and handling ...................... ii Reference manuals for 3500 modules ..................................................2.4.......................2 Installing the rack ..... 15 2........4 Verifying configuration............................ 17 2............................................................ Common maintenance procedures ...... 16 2.........1 Replacing a main module............................................................ 24 vi ................ 1 1.............................................................2................................8 Overspeed Detection System............ 21 3................ 17 2.....................................................................2 Power Supply OK LED.......................4 Connecting devices to the Rack Interface Module........................................................... 17 2.............7 Relay alarm LED.3..............................2 Replacing modules....5 Config OK LED ............iii 1........ 14 2........................................ inspecting................................4...........................................................................................................................4.............1 2............................1 Installing a panel mount rack. 5 1.................. 1 1.............................................. 10 1............................... 15 Reading the LEDs .... 19 3............3 Verifying channels........ 16 2......................2..3500 Monitoring System Installation and Operation Manual Contents Contact Information .......................3 Removing and inserting a main module ...................................... 2 1................................................2................................................3 Connecting power .... 12 2.......................................................................................6 Bypass LED ....................3 OK and TX/RX LEDs.............................................................. Installing a new system ........................................

Bently Nevada is not responsible for disposal of product at the end of its life or at the end of its use. association or agency that is in control of product shall dispose of it in a manner that is in violation of United States state laws. The section is divided into the following parts: • Receiving. • Customers and third parties that are in control of product at the end of its life or at the end of its use are solely responsible for proper disposal of product. United States federal laws. corporation. inspecting. part number 130432-01.1 Receiving. 1 . file a claim with the carrier and submit a copy to Bently Nevada. If shipping damage is apparent. No person. If your rack is not fully assembled. contact your nearest Bently Nevada representative. firm. • Verify that your rack is fully assembled. or any applicable international law. and handling • Visually inspect the module for obvious shipping damage. contact your nearest Bently Nevada representative. 1. and handling • Installing the rack • Connecting power • Connecting devices to the Rack Interface Module • Connecting field wiring to the I/O modules Notice that in order to connect field wiring to the I/O modules.1. you will need additional information provided in the 3500 Field Wiring Diagram Package. inspecting. Installing a new system This section shows how to install a 3500 Monitoring System rack that is fully assembled and that has a complete configuration downloaded. A fully assembled rack has modules or covers labeled “Future Explansion” in all slots on the front of the rack and has I/O modules or connector covers on all slots on the back of the rack. If your rack is not fully assembled.

400 inches).94 mm (10.3500 Monitoring System Installation and Operation Manual 1.750 inches). 422. refer to the appropriate instructions.700 inches). 441.2.1 Installing a panel mount rack A Panel Mount rack allows you to install a 3500 rack behind a panel through a sheet metal cutout and clamp into place.96 mm (17. To mount your rack.2.1 Panel mount cutout dimensions Figure 1-1 Dimensions of a Panel Mount 3500 Full-Size Rack (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) 2 265. Table 1-1 3500 Rack Mounting Configurations Configuration type Panel Bulkhead Rack mount Illustration Refer to page… 2 5 6 1.470 inches) 482.2 Installing the rack The 3500 rack has three mounting configurations as shown in the following table.60 mm (19. The following figures show the dimensions of a panel mount for a full sized rack and for a mini rack.1.91 mm (16.38 mm (9. 349.000 inches).25 mm (13. 246. 1.650 inches) if used with internal barriers .

80 mm (12.06 inches).16 mm (10.25 mm (13. (2) 3.700 inches).470 inches). 304.91 mm (16. 422.5 mm (17. 246.750 inches).5 mm (9.000 inches). Figure 1-2 Cutout for a Panel Mount 3500 Full-Size Rack (1) 452.650 inches) if used with internal barriers 3 .94 mm (10.400 inches). 349.5 ± 1.1 ± 1.2 mm (0.80 ± 0. 264.60 inches). Figure 1-3 Dimensions of a Panel Mount 3500 Mini-Rack (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) 265.90 ± 0. (3) 251. The clamps may fall off resulting in injury to personnel and damage to the rack.38 mm (9. maximum.125 inches) radius.CAUTION Do not use clamps as handles while carrying or installing the rack.

06 inches). 1.2 mm (0.5 mm (9.90 ± 0. (10) 3. Figure 1-4 Panel cutout for the panel mount of 3500 Mini-Rack (9) 274. maximum.5 ±1.2 To install a panel mount rack 1. 4 .1.80 ± 0. Cut panel cutout to the required dimensions.60 inches). (11) 251. Slide rack through panel cutout. 2. The clamps may fall off resulting in injury to personnel and damage to the rack.3500 Monitoring System Installation and Operation Manual CAUTION Clamps must not be used as handles while carrying or installing the rack.2. remove the panel mount clamps from the rack.3 ± 1.5 mm (10.125 inches) radius. If installed.

1.60 mm (19.1 Dimensions of a bulkhead mount rack Figure 1-5 Dimensions of a Bulkhead Mount 3500 rack (12) (13) (14) (15) (16) 482. Assemble the clamp.59 mm (18. 133. (2) Clamp.35 mm (5. 459. (1) Rear of Rack.2.35 mm (5.094 inches).000 inches). 5 . 4.50 mm (7.250 inches). 190. 5. Align the rack in the cutout.2.500 inches).2. Tighten the clamping screws. 133.3. 1.250 inches).2 Installing a Bulkhead mount rack A 3500 Bulkhead rack is attached to a wall and lets you change the field wiring from the front of the rack.

970 inches).64 mm (20.70 mm (10.3 Installing a rack-mount rack A Rack Mounted 3500 system is installed into a standard 19-inch EIA cabinet. (18) 266.2.500 inches).2.2 To install a bulkhead mount 3500 rack Install the 3500 rack using No. 1.2. 6 . 10 flat washers (8 places) and 10-32 screws (8 places) in the locations shown in the diagram below. 1. The following figures show the dimensions for a full-sized rack-mount rack and for a mini rack.3500 Monitoring System Installation and Operation Manual (17) 532.

3. 1.2. 422.2.38 mm (9.60 mm (19. 190. 441.470 inches).2.25 mm (13.000 inches).40 mm (18.2 265.3.94 mm (10.1 Dimensions of a full-sized rack-mount rack Figure 1-6 Dimensions of a Rack Mount 3500 Full-Size Rack (19) (20) (21) (22) (23) (24) (25) 1.700 inches).3. 457.1.50 mm (7. 10 flat washers (4 places) and 10-32 screws (4 places) at the locations shown by the arrows in the diagram below.750 inches).400 inches). 7 . 482.008 inches).650 inches) if used with internal barriers To install a rack mount 3500 full-size rack Install the 3500 rack using No.96 mm (17.500 inches). 349.91 mm (16.3 Dimensions of a rack mount 3500 mini rack The Mini-Rack Mounted 3500 system is installed into a standard 19-inch EIA cabinet by using the mini-rack Adapter Panel. 246.

650 inches) if used with internal barriers . 246.008 inches).60 mm (11.25 mm (13. 349.50 mm (7. 264.400 inches).16 mm (10. 304.470 inches).38 mm (9. 279. 190.94 mm (10.000 inches).700 inches).500 inches).750 inches).3500 Monitoring System Installation and Operation Manual Figure 1-7 Dimensions of a Rack Mount 3500 Mini-Rack (26) (27) (28) (29) (30) (31) (32) 8 265. 422.91 mm (16.80 mm (12.

4 To install a rack mount 3500 Mini-rack Install the Mini-rack adapter panel into the EIA rack using No. 10 flat washers (4 places) and 10-32 screws (4 places).3.2. (33) 3500 Mini-rack (34) Adapter Panel (35) Standard 19-inch EIA rack 9 . Next.1. 10 flat washers (4 places) and 10-32 screws (4 places). install the 3500 Mini-rack onto the adapter panel using No.

3500 Monitoring System Installation and Operation Manual 1. or death.3. 3. Install a power switch or circuit breaker close to the rack and mark the switch or breaker as the disconnect device for the rack. 10 . Verify that the power source matches the values listed under “Power requirements” in Table 1-2 Power Supply I/O Modules. This module is located behind the power supply module on rack and panel mount racks and above the power supply module on bulkhead mount racks.3 Connecting power Connect power wires to the Power Supply I/O module.3 A 2.5 A 2. the upper supply is the primary supply and the lower one is the backup. Table 1-2 Power Supply I/O Modules Module type Power requirement Low voltage AC High voltage AC High voltage DC Low voltage DC 85 to 125 Vac 175 to 250 Vac 88 to 140 Vdc 20 to 30 Vdc 4. If your rack has two power supplies.1 To connect power to your 3500 rack: 1. burns. Turn off power before connecting the power cable to the Power Supply I/O module. Identify the type of I/O module by using the following table.5 A 10 A 47 to 63 Hz 47 to 63 Hz I/O Module 2. 1. CAUTION Touching exposed power wires can cause shock.

Open the hinged protector that covers the power terminals. (2) Chassis ground. When two supplies are used in the same system. both connections are considered a single point. (1) Power cable. (1) Hinged terminal protector 5. Use Table 1-3 Power wire legend to identify the wires. Connect the power cable as shown in the following figure and table. To minimize ground loop noise. a single point earth ground (GRD) to the system common connection is recommended.4. Select a wire gage and type that meets the local code requirements and meets the power requirements as listed in Table 1-2 Power Supply I/O Modules. 11 .

Close the hinged terminal protector. Table 1-4 System contacts Label TM Name Trip mulitply INHB Rack alarm inhibit RST Reset Description temporarily increases the alarm (Alert and Danger) setpoint values by a specific multiple (usually two or three). Used to signal when the modules in the 3500 rack are to be reset. Shields should be insulated. Wiring recommendations: 18 AWG to 22 AWG stranded 2-wire shielded with insulating sheath. 1.4 Connecting devices to the Rack Interface Module OK Relay System Contacts The OK Relay is normally energized and is used to indicate whether the 3500 Monitoring System is OK. 12 . This contact has the same function as the Rack Reset switch on the front panel of the Rack Interface Module.5 Connecting the field wiring to the I/O modules You connect transducer field wiring to a 3500 rack by using either internal or external termination. 1. The type of termination is determined by the type of I/O modules that are installed on the rack. This is typically used when performing maintenance functions. Note: Shields are spliced into a single wire then grounded at the stud marked “SHIELD”. System contacts let you use external contacts to control the operation of the rack. OK Relay contact rating: 5 A @ 24 Vdc or 5 A @ 120 Vac 50/60 Hz or 3 A @ 220 Vac 50/60 Hz resistive maximum.3500 Monitoring System Installation and Operation Manual Table 1-3 Power wire legend Wire Type of Power Supply I/O module AC DC High voltage Line 1 Low voltage Line 1 High voltage Positive DC Low voltage Positive DC Line 2 Neutral Line 2 Negative DC Negative DC Ground Ground Ground Ground 6. This function is normally applied by manual (operator) action during startup to allow a machine to pass through high vibration speed ranges without monitor alarm indications. Used to prevent an alarm from being declared on any monitor or relay in the 3500 rack.

(2) Internal Termination I/O Modules. (3) External Termination I/O Modules. (1) To Transducers. 13 . (1) To Transducers. for information about how to connect transducer field wiring to the I/O modules in your rack. part number 130143-01. Refer to the 3500 Field Wiring Diagram package.Internal termination Connect transducer wires directly to the I/O modules External termination Simplify wiring at the rear of the rack by using cables to connect external temination I/O modules to external termination blocks. (2) External Termination Blocks.

Operating the system This section shows how to use the various indicators and connections of a 3500 rack to control operation and collect data. the 3500 rack can be configured and the rack continues to operate normally. The section is divided into the following parts: • Verifying configuration • Operating switches • Reading LEDs • Collecting data from output terminals 2. it will be stopped.1 Verifying configuration A 3500 rack can contain a variety of modules that can be set up to operate different ways. After power is applied to the rack. By removing the key.3500 Monitoring System Installation and Operation Manual 2. the configuration LED (CONFIG OK) indicates that the rack contains a complete and correct configuration. The process of setting system. you can lock the Rack Interface Module in the RUN or PROGRAM position.2 Operating switches Hardware switches let you control the operation of the rack as follows: Reset switch clears latched alarms and resets Timed OK Channel Defeat indications. the 3500 rack cannot be configured. This switch performs the same function as the Rack Reset contact on the Rack Interface I/O Module. Key switch prevents unauthorized changes to the configuration settings. When the switch is in the RUN position. If the configuration LED is not ON. and channel options so that all the modules in the 3500 rack work together is called configuration. 2. module. contact your local Bently Nevada representative. If the Configuration LED is blinking at 5 Hz. 14 . When the switch is in the PROGRAM position.

Reset ( RST ) Same function as pressing in the RESET switch on the front of the rack. The module and I/O module are operating correctly.1 3500 LED Descriptions 3500 Module LED label Description SUPPLY OK all of the output voltages from the supply are within specification. Trip multiply ( TM ) temporarily increases the alarm (Alert and Danger) setpoint values by a specific multiple (usually two or three). Indicates whether the rack is in Trip Mulitply mode.) The module is in test mode 3500/15 Power Supply OK TX/RX Most 3500 modules BYPASS TM 3500/20 RIM Module CONFIG OK CHn ALARM 3500/32 and 34 Relay 3500/53 Overspeed Protection system TEST MODE Detailed description see page… page 16 page 16 page 16 page 17 page 16 page 17 page 17 page 17 15 . The configuration of the rack is correct. This is typically used when performing maintenance functions. Flashes at the rate that messages are sent from the module. 2.2. This function is normally applied by manual (operator) action during startup to allow a machine to pass through high vibration speed ranges without monitor alarm indications. Some of the monitor functions are temporarily suppressed. Rack alarm inhibit ( INHB ) prevents an alarm from being declared on any monitor or relay in the 3500 rack.3 System contacts System contacts provide additional control by connecting external contacts to the rack. (Where “n” is the channel number 1 through 4.4 Reading the LEDs The LEDs on the front panel of 3500 modules indicate the operating status of the module. An alarm condition has occurred with this relay.4. 2.

If the fuse is blown. check the following items: 6. 2. replace it. 2. part number 129777-01. Verify that the installed Power Input Module matches the installed Power Supply. an AC Power Input Module with the AC version of the Power Supply.3 OK and TX/RX LEDs OK 1 Hz TX/RX 1 Hz 5 Hz XX Condition Module is not configured or is in configuration mode Module has detected an intenal fault and is not OK ON Flashing Module is operating correctly XX Not flashing Module is not operating correctly XX = behavior of the LED is not related to the condition Solution Reconfigure the module (see 3500 Rack Configuration Guide. 16 . 7. - A fault within the 3500 Power Supply. For example. A blown fuse may be due to: - Severe overvoltage on the Power Input Module. The system maintains two event lists -. Verify that the correct voltage is connected to the Power Input Module (refer to Table 1-2 Power Supply I/O Modules on page 10).3500 Monitoring System Installation and Operation Manual 3500 Module LED label Description Detailed description see page… ALARMS 2.4.2 Power Supply OK LED Supply OK On Condition all of the output voltages from the supply are within specification An output voltage from the supply is not within specification Off Solution No action required Refer to the following procedures If the Power Supply OK LED is off. refer to the 3500 Monitoring System Configuration Guide.4 TM LED Trip multiply temporarily increases the alarm (Alert and Danger) setpoint values by a specific multiple (usually two or three). Check to see if the fuse on the Power Input Module has blown.4. To view these lists. This function is normally applied by manual (operator) action during startup to allow a machine to pass through high vibration speed ranges without monitor alarm indications.4.the Alarm Event list and the System Event list. part number 129777-01) Check the System Event List No action required Check the System Event list Event lists Contain records of things that happen to the rack. 8.

When the channels in a bypassed 3500 monitor go in alarm.the configuration in the RIM does not match the physical configuration of the rack -.6 Bypass LED Bypass an operating condition of a 3500 monitoring module where functions of all 4 channels in the monitor are suppressed.5 Config OK LED Configuration the process of setting system.7 Relay alarm LED Relay alarm the alarm status of a 3500 relay channel.4. Use the 3500 Configuration program to view the alarm logic for relay channels. No action required. and channel options so that all the modules in a 3500 rack work together. CONFIG OK ON 5 Hz OFF Condition Configuration information for every module in the rack is valid. Press the Rack Reset Switch to clear.8 Overspeed Detection System Test mode The 3500 Overspeed Detection Module has an on board frequency generator that can generate a test signal for testing the overspeed detection function of the monitor.a module in the rack is not configured -.4. One or more of the following configuration problems exist: -. When the test function is enabled in the configuration software (option box is checked).4. BYPASS OFF ON Condition Alarm Enabled Some or all alarming in the module disabled Solution No action required No action required 2. Relay alarm LED ON OFF Condition Relay channel is in alarm Relay channel is not in alarm Solution No action required. module. Check the System Event List. you can invoke the function by closing a contact on the Overspeed Detection I/O module or via a software switch.TIM LED ON OFF Condition Rack is in Trip Multiply Rack is not in Trip Multiply Solution No action required No action required 2. When the test 17 . A relay channel is in alarm if the alarm logic as defined in the configuration for the relay channel is true. One of the selected security options has not been met At lease one module in the rack has a configuration fault A non-configured active Power Supply is present in the rack Solution No action required.4. the alarm events are posted to the Alarm Event List but any relays that use the alarms from the monitor in the relay alarm logic will not be activiated. 2.a configuration security option condition is not met 2.

The alarm LEDs on the modules in overspeed detection systems indicate the result of this voting. Solution No action required.) When the test input speed exceeds the over Alert/ /Alarm 1 and Overspeed (Danger) setpoints. 2. (The start and end RPM are set in the configuration for the module. All outputs are short circuit protected.3500 Monitoring System Installation and Operation Manual is invoked. Alarm LED The 3500 Overspeed Detection System (ODS) consists of mulitiple ODS modules that operate as a group. No action required. TEST MODE ON OFF Condition The overspeed module is in test mode. the test frequency sweeps through a start RPM and an end RPM. The alarms generated from this group are the result of a voting process that is set up in configuration. the associated alarms will be driven. 18 . The overspeed module is not in test mode. Use the 3500 Configuration program to determine how this voting has been configured for the modules in the ODS.5 Collecting data from output terminals Buffered Transducer Outputs provide the unfiltered output from the channels in the modules. No action required. ALARM OFF ON Condition Relay is not in alarm Relay is in alarm Solution No action required.

Common maintenance procedures Once a 3500 Monitoring System is operating.3. The boards and components inside of 3500 modules cannot be repaired in the field and require no calibration. Place the rack in program mode by using the key switch on the Rack Interface Module. click the Setpoints pushbutton. This section shows how to adjust setpoints. For procedures that require more detailed information. These settings are established and adjusted by using the 3500 Rack Configuration program. 10. To adjust alarm setpoints 9. The security setting for a typical 3500 Monitoring System that is operating normally is “Change Setpoints in Program Mode”. This section provides information for common tasks required under normal operating condititions. refer to the 3500 Monitoring System Rack Configuration and Utilities Guide. and channel options so that all the modules in the 3500 rack work together is called configuration.1 Changing configuration The process of setting system. To change other configuration settings. 19 . module. refer to the reference manuals listed in 3500 Field Wiring Diagram Package (130432-01) Diagrams that show how to hook up a particular transducer Lists of recommended wiring Reference manuals for 3500 modules on page iii. In the 3500 Rack Configuration program. it continuously measures and monitors a variety of supervisory parameters. This section includes the following topics: • Changing configuration • Replacing modules • Verifying channels 3. Configuration settings are usually protected by security settings. part number 129777-01.

13. For all measurement parameters except phase. 12. 20 .3500 Monitoring System Installation and Operation Manual 11. 14. adjust the setpoint level by dragging the bar in the bar graph or by entering a value in the text box above or below the parameter. Select the monitor channel to be adjusted in the Monitor Channel list box. enter the values for the beginning and ending setpoint in the text boxes below the phase diagrams. Click on the monitor module to be adjusted. The Configuration Setpoint dialog for that monitor module will appear. Refer to the 3500 Monitoring System Rack Configuration and Utilities Guide for more information. Parameters are enabled or disabled by using the Channel Option screen. 15. Apply the adjusted setpoints to the rack by clicking OK and then downloading the revised configuration to the rack. Notice that setpoints can be adjusted only for those parameters that are enabled and that some parameters have both upper and lower setpoint values. For phase setpoints.

refer to the applicable reference manual to see how rack behavior may be affected and for any special handling requirements required for personal safety. The 3500 Monitoring System Configuration and Utilities Guide.2 Replacing modules The boards and components inside of 3500 modules cannot be repaired in the field and require no calibration. use the information in this section to replace the module with a spare and then contact your local Bently Nevada representative for information about returning the faulty module for failure analysis. 3500 modules must have valid configuration settings in order to operate properly. - Check that the LEDs for the replaced module are indicating correct operation (see Reading the LEDs on page 15). part number 129777-01.2.3. Replacement modules are not configured. Replacement modules are not configured. shows how to save configuration files. By saving the configuration. Refer to Removing and inserting a main module on page 22.2 Replacing an I/O module This procedure applies only to the I/O module of a monitor or the PIM of a power supply that is to be replaced. Remove the module to be replaced. - The values of the measurement parameters of a channel are verified by using the Verification utility in the 3500 Rack Configuration program and the verification procedure in the reference manual for that module. Download the configuration to the new module. 3. Remove the main module from the rack. If necessary. part number 129777-01. 22. Prior to removing any module. For 3500 modules that are not operating properly. Refer to Removing and inserting a main module on page 22. By saving the configuration. 3. Insert the new module Refer to Removing and inserting a main module on page 22. 20.2. The 3500 Monitoring System Configuration and Utilities Guide. shows how to download configuration files. shows how to save configuration files. 19. 21. The 3500 Monitoring System Configuration and Utilities Guide. upload and save the configuration of the module to be replaced. 3500 modules must have valid configuration settings in order to operate properly. 17.1 Replacing a main module 16. 18. 21 . you can download the original configuration settings to the replacement module. you can download the original configuration settings to the replacement module. Verify operation. part number 129777-01. Save the configuration of the module to be replaced.

- Check that the LEDs for the replaced module are indicating correct operation (see Reading the LEDs on page 15. Connect the field wiring to the new I/O module. 29. Once freed from the backplane.2. 30.3. 32. modules may be removed from or installed into the rack while power is applied to the rack. Remove the old I/O module from the rack. Loosen the screws to the main module so that they are free of the rack chassis. 24.3500 Monitoring System Installation and Operation Manual 23. 3.3 Removing and inserting a main module When performed properly. Verify operation. but still attached to the main module.2. Refer to Removing and inserting a main module on page 22. the main module can be removed completely from the rack 22 . 3.1 To remove the old full-height module This procedure shows how to remove any full-height 3500 module. 26. label the wires before you remove them. Use the ejectors to pry the main module loose from the backplane connectors. 27. 28. If the wires connected to the I/O module are not labeled. Install the main module into the rack. Download the configuration to the new module. 25. - The values of the measurement parameters of a channel are verified by using the Verification untility in the 3500 Rack Configuration program and the verification procedure in the reference manual for that module. Install the new I/O module into the rack. shows how to download configuration files. 31. Remove the field wiring from the I/O module. Refer to the reference manual for the module for details and safety considerations. The 3500 Monitoring System Configuration and Utilities Guide. part number 129777-01.

2. Ensure that the ejectors are in their normal position.2 To install a spare full-height module 33. Loose thumb screws may allow noise to show on the channel readings.2. Application Advisory: It is important to tightly secure the thumb screws to ensure each module is Chassis grounded.3.3 To add or remove a half-height card guide Installing the card guide Removing the card guide 23 . ensuring that they are properly in the guides provided on the floor and roof of the rack chassis. Slide the main module into place. 35. 34. 3. flush with the front of the module. Tighten the screws securely.3.3.

must be verified at regular intervals. (Refer to the reference manuals listed in 3500 Field Wiring Diagram Package (130432-01) Diagrams that show how to hook up a particular transducer Lists of recommended wiring Reference manuals for 3500 modules on page iii.3500 Monitoring System Installation and Operation Manual 3. however. modules may be removed from or installed into the rack while power is applied to the rack. Maintaining a 3500 rack consists of testing module channels to verify that they are operating correctly. When performed properly.) 24 . The functions of the 3500 modules. Modules that are not operating correctly should be replaced with a spare. The 3500 Monitoring System is a high precision instrument that requires no calibration. The procedures in the Maintenance and Troubleshooting sections of the module reference manuals describe the verification and troubleshooting process.3 Verifying channels The boards and components inside of 3500 modules cannot be repaired in the field. All modules in the 3500 Monitoring System should be verified at these maintenance intervals.