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Are you struggling to make sense of IP controls? Do all the different options just seem to blend together?

In this week’s episode of the Building Automation Monthly Podcast, we will be discussing the pros and cons of IP controls and the most common way of implementing IP controls. This episode will cover:

  • The pros and cons of the three kinds of IP controls
  • How IP controls are different than regular BAS controls and what you need to be aware of
  • Special design considerations that should be factored into IP controls designs

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Pros and Cons of IP Controls

  • The history behind IP controls and why it matters (3:05)
  • What the future of IP controls will be (4:02)
  • The three BAS controller design patterns (6:05)
  • Pattern 1: The Star Pattern (7:55)
  • Pattern 2: The Daisy Chain | Bus Pattern  (13:07)
  • The hidden danger of power dependencies (16:40)
  • Why you want to limit the number of your IP controllers on a subnet (18:42)
  • Pattern 3: The Ring Pattern (20:15)
  • Why your BAS is not a data hog (21:20)

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