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How to set up the Trane Digital Thermostat

By reading and following these instructions carefully, you will be able to set up and run your thermostat.

MODE--Pressing this key changes the system mode to Heat, Cool, Automatic or Off. A border will apear around the mode on the display to show the system mode you have hese keys selected.

UP/DOWN ARROWS--Use these keys to raise or lower the Heat or Cool Setting. The first key press turns on the back lighting and a border around the setting to be adjusted without changing the setting.

Pressing the Up or Down arrow again will raise ro lower the setting that has the border around it.

If you press and hold the Up or Down arrow, the temperature setting w ill advance rapidly.

When the control is set to Auto mode, pressing the Mode key once changes the position of the border to heat or cool.

FILTER--If you press and hold the filter keypad button for several seconds, the display changes to the Quick Setup option for the filter timer. Use the UP or DOWN arrow keypad buttons to change the timer setting if desired, 1 - 180 days. Note: Setting the number to zero (0) will disable the filter timer.

Press the filter button again to return to normal display or just wait a few seconds and the display will return on its own.

ENERGY SAVINGS--Use the "$" key to lower your systems energy consumption and save money at the same time! Pressing the Energy Savings keypad button changes the indoor temperature setting to a warmer temperature when the system is operating in the cooling mode and to a cooler indoor temperature setting when operating in the heating mode. Energy Savings will appear on the display.hese keys

Press and hold the Energy Savings keypad button to gain Quick Access to the Energy Savings setup screen. Use the UP or DOWN arrow keys to change the offset degrees setting.

NOTE: Energy Savings offset degrees are selected separately for heating and cooling. Press the Mode keypad button while viewing this screen to access the Cooling or Heating offset degrees setting, then use the UP or DOWN arrow key to select the desired number of offset degrees.

Press the Energy Savings keypad button again to return to normal display or just wait a few seconds and the display will return on its own.


Features of the Trane Digital Thermostat

AUTO CHANGEOVER--When the system mode is set to Auto, the control automatically switches between heating and cooling modes to maintain the desired comfort level.

SETPOINT DEADBAND--The number of degrees separating Heating and Cooling setpoints. The amount of separation between mode setpoints is user defined between 2 and 10 degrees. When the control is set to Auto, and the cooling setpoint is changed to a cooler setting, the heating setpoint also changes to maintain the selected degrees separation. The same action occurs when the heating setpoint is changed to a warmer temperature.

BACKLIT DISPLAY & KEYS--The liquid crystal display and keypad will illuminate whenever a keypad button is pressed to improve control visibility. The back light stays on for 10 seconds after the last key press. The Up and Down arrows are continuously lit.

COOLING DROOP--Cooling Droop is an automatic function that cycles the compressor on to improve indoor comfort by removing moisture from the air. The Droop cycle is activated when space temperature is at or below the cooling sensible temperature setpoint. When this function is active, the control will control indoor temperature at 1 or 2 degrees below cooling setpoint. The Droop cycle is deactivated when the indoor temperature rises above the cooling setpoint.

KEYPAD LOCK--Locking the control keypad can help prevent unwanted tampering or changing the control settings by pressing the controls UP and DOWN arrow keypad buttons at the same time and holding for 2 seconds. The "KEYPAD LOCKEDhese keys " icon will appear on the control's display. Repeating this combination unlocks the keypad.

FILTER REMINDER--"FILTER" will automatically flash to remind the user that its time to change the filter once the preset time has expired. Pressing the "FILTER" keypad button automatically resets the internal clock timer. Once the timer has been reset, the number of days remaining till the next filter change can easily be determined by simply pressing the "FILTER" keypad button. Pressing ande holding the "FILTER" keypad button provides quick access to the filter timer setup.

ENERGY SAVINGS--The Energy Savings mode provides instant energy savings by offsetting the indoor setpoint to a cooler temperature setting for heating and a warmer temperature setting for cooling. The Energy Savings mode hese keys is activated by pressing the Energy Savings key "$" on the control keypad. Pressing the Energy Savings key "$" again deactivates the Energy Savings mode. Pressing and holding the Energy Savings key "$" provides quick access to the offset degree setup for the current operating mode.

DEFAULT FACTORY SETTINGS--The control is shipped with a set of factory default settings. The factory default settings can be restored at any time using the control configuration menu.

SERVICE INDICATOR--"SERVICE" automatically flashes when an internal fault or error has been detected by the control.

WAIT INDICATOR--"WAITING" will illuminate when the indoor setpoint is moved in the direction of calling for additional system capacity. "WAITING" indicates the control is adjusting to the new settings.

CALIBRATE INDOOR TEMPERATURE--This option allows calibration (or deliberate miscalibration) of the room temperature sensor. The selection is the number of degrees added to actual temperature. The number can range between +5 and -5. Factory default is 0. This adjusted value will be used as actual temperature for both display and hese keys control action. For example, if 2 is selected, 72 degrees actually will read 74 degrees.


How To Enter User Setup To Make Changes

Press and hold the MODE and FAN keypad button at the same time. After a few seconds, the screen will change. To navigate through the various steps, here is what to do.

Use the MODE or FAN button to navigate forward and backward through the Setup steps. Press MODE to advance forward to the next step. Press FAN to return to the previous step. Use the UP and DOWN arrow keypad buttons to select or change Setup options.

Step 40--Temperature Display
0=Fahrenheit, 1=Celcius

Step 41--Auto or Manual Changeover
0=Manual, 1=Auto

Step 42--Setpoint Deadband
2-10 Degrees F., 1.5-5.0 Degrees C.

Step 43--Waiting Icon
0=Disable, 1=Enable

Step 44--Cooling Droop
0=Off, 1=1 Degree, 2=2 Degrees

Step 45--Energy Savings Cooling Setpoint Offset
1 to 25 Degrees F., or 1 to 15 Degrees C.

Step 46--Energy Savings Heating Setpoint
1 to 45 Degrees F., or 1-25 Degrees C.

Step 47--Indoor Filter Timer Method
0=Calendar Days, 1=Fan Run Time Days

Step 48--Indoor Filter Reminder-Days
1 to 180 days, or "0" to Disable

Step 49--Calibrate Indoor Temperature
plus or minus 5 Degrees in 1/2 degree increments

Step 99--Exit User Settings
SA=Save, US=Factory Settings, CA=Cancel

Note: Pressing the Energy Savings Key ($) anytime during setup will advance to step 99.


How to Enter the Installer Set-up to Make Changes

This part of the setup program is for those having knowledge of air conditioning and its terms. Ethan Clark A/C makes this information available for our technicians in the field.

1. Set System MODE to OFF.
2. Set FAN to OFF.
3. Press and hold MODE and UP arrow at the same time.

Step 1--Error Count
Not Applicable

Step 2--Software Version
Not Applicable

Step 3--Configuration Signature-LoByte
Not Applicable

Step 4--Configuration Signature-HiByte
Not Applicable

Step 6--Compressor Stages
0=None, 1=Single Stage A/C

Step 7--Heater Type
1=Gas-Oil, 2=Electric

Step 8--Heater Stages
0=None, 1=Single Stage Heat

Step 15--Cooling Cycle Fan On Delay
0 to 30 Seconds

Step 16--Cooling Cycle Fan Off Delay
0 to 90 Seconds

Step 19--Compressor Cooling Cycles Per Hour
2 to 6 Cycles per Hour

Step 20--Compressor Cooling Cycle Minimum on Time
2 - 4 Cycles per Hour: 1 to 16 minutes
5 Cycles per Hour: 1 to 7 minutes
6 Cycles per Hour: 1 to 5 minutes

Step 27--Heating Cycles per Hour
2 to 6 cycles

Step 28--Heater Minimum On Time-Minutes
Gas Heat: 3 to 15 minutes Electric Heat: 1 to 15 Minutes

Step 33--Control Response Rate
0=Normal, 1=Fast

Step 99--Exit User Settings
SA=Save, US=Factory Settings, CA=Cancel

Note: Pressing the Energy Savings Key ($) anytime during setup will advance to step 99.

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