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Offline tronelec

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how is virtual CG150 ?
« on: July 09, 2020, 07:57:18 PM »
Hi guys, what is it for and what use can be made of virtual danfoss CG150 virtual ??

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Re: how is virtual CG150 ?
« Reply #1 on: July 10, 2020, 06:56:01 PM »
This sort of came up recently in a discussion with Danfoss, and my recollection is that there's virtually no use for the virtual CG-150 (pun intended).  We asked them to remove this entirely.  I get calls regularly - this week included - from customers who's Service Tool is mistakenly looking at the virtual CG-150.  It just needs to be removed ASAP please Danfoss.
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Re: how is virtual CG150 ?
« Reply #2 on: July 13, 2020, 08:13:11 AM »
Hi,

Now I'm curious.
I can't remember any time I have ever used this virtual channels in Service Tool. But they are probably there for a reason?
I will try to get some answers from the developers and see if I can get some history on these virtual channels. If they are not necessary, and cause confusion, it might be a good idea to remove them.
Unfortunate it's vacation time, and it may take a while, but I will keep you posted whenever I get an answer.

Have a nice day.
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Re: how is virtual CG150 ?
« Reply #3 on: July 14, 2020, 05:23:14 AM »
buuuu :o, I thought it is for hardware simulation, this I need especially when it is a system with more than one controller, IQAN has it more than covered many years ago

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Re: how is virtual CG150 ?
« Reply #4 on: August 30, 2022, 12:47:48 AM »
buuuu :o, I thought it is for hardware simulation, this I need especially when it is a system with more than one controller, IQAN has it more than covered many years ago

I'm going to resurrect this topic.  Can anyone confirm if the CG-150 is actually used for some kind of simulation?  If it has no real use it should be on the chopping block, as it is a frequent cause of phone calls from technicians in the field.
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Re: how is virtual CG150 ?
« Reply #5 on: August 30, 2022, 10:39:29 AM »
Hello Tom,

I got this explanation in the email when I asked about the virtual channels in the Service Tool.

"There are many possible use cases:

Virtual channels could be used for simulation purely on the PC.
Virtual channels allow you to stay in online mode in Service Tool even when you have no physical gateway.
Etc… "


This is why the PLUS+1 Team keep them in I guess. As I mentioned before, I can't remember using them myself.
I don't know how many users are creating their own simulations? Probably enough to keep it in.  And I don't know how it's done.


Have a nice day.
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