How to connect the RoamIO service tool directly to a standalone BACnet b3 controller.

Issue

When connecting the RoamIO-2 service tool directly to a standalone BACnet b3 controller which is not connected to the MSTP network yet, the RoamIO-2 does not show the b3 controller on the screen.

Product Line

Andover Continuum, SmartStruxure Solution

Environment

RoamIO-2

Continuum

SmartStruxure

BACnet b3 controller

Cause

By default, the View option of the ROAMIO2 Bacnet Service Tool is set to view "By Network". 

Resolution

  1. Connect the RoamIO2 service tool directly to the b3's service port.
  2. Launch the BACnet Service Tool and in the 'View' menu de-select 'By Networks' and 'BACnet Only' menu entries.
  3. Click the green icon to connect.
  4. Now, it will show the b3 controller in the service tool.