Course #231-PCT Basics

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Location ACR Supply 4040 S. Alston Ave. Durham NC, 27713
Date Tuesday, November 5, 2019 (all day)
Duration   2d

This course is designed for those who need to know the basics of using the PCT Tool.

Participants will receive an overview of the Facility Explorer MSTP Field Controller system, create programs from standard tree systems using the programmable Controller and Commissioning Tool, then connect using the MAP sensor to upload and download code into the controllers after setting up the hardware and software to communicate properly.

Note: All class room materials are provided. Lunch and snacks included.

For End Users and/or Authorized Building Controls Specialists/Contractors only.

  • Prerequisite: None
  • Course Length: 2 Days 8am-4pm


  • Introduction to the Facility Explorer MSTP Field Controllers System
  • PCT Software Basics
  • Using PCT Help
  • MSTP Controller Hardware
  • Creating Applications Using the Standards Tree
  • Adding Points to Existing Controllers
  • Using MAP sensor to Connect to Controllers; Discussion of Bluetooth Setup for BTCVT
  • Uploading and Downloading Controllers
  • Commissioning Controllers, Inputs and Outputs

About The Instructor:

Ron Auvil has over 40 years of HVAC and Controls Experience. He has worked as a senior controls technician for Johnson Controls. He has also taught HVAC and Controls classes across the United States for Johnson Controls, Honeywell, and others. He has written several textbooks; ‘HVAC and Refrigeration Systems’, ‘HVAC Control Systems’ and ‘IT for HVAC Technicians’, all both from American Technical Publishers..

Price $895
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