The PT-181 DDC Portable Training Unit is a portable trainer specifically designed for the direct digital controls (DDC) industry. It’s packaged with curriculum that is both embedded in the trainer and contained in a written workbook as well as a USB flash drive resulting in a highly interactive student-trainer experience. It can also be used for self-learning. The PT-181 incorporates some of the most popular DDC devices currently in use.
Thanks to its portable size, instructors and technicians can bring this unit into the field, different offices and so many other places. While it is portable, it can be bench-top mounted with installed mounting tabs, if preferred.
Who Can Benefit from the PT-181?
There are many different people who could benefit from this DDC training unit including:
- HVAC technicians (service, repair or install)
- Building Automation installers/programmers
- Security experts
- Companies testing DDC systems
- Technical trades
- IT professionals
IT professionals are buying these training systems to learn how buildings are being successfully compromised through the Building Automation Systems (BAS) by hackers looking to get on the building servers. They try and hack the unit themselves as well as look at security features, functions and actions.
How Can the PT-181/JACE Be Utilized?
This training unit is very robust and versatile in that it can be used for many things like:
- Building Automation Systems
- Home Automation
- Commercial processes
- HVAC applications
What Is the Framework?
It uses the Niagara framework to really build off the infrastructure and focus on the building aspect including thermostat, HVAC, temperature, etc. This framework can also control and monitor energy like lighting, metering or temperature. Make sure to get into Niagara security, such as intrusion, card accession and detection, as well as Niagara video CCTV, DVR, IP video.
With all these different features, this system can be really robust. Make sure that the security is very tight on it.
How Do You Unbox the PT-181?
Easy! The unit comes shipped in a heavy duty case with latches on the outside. Just take off the ends to pull off the front cover. The pins slide out.
Get the PT-181 DDC Portable Training Unit Today!
You’ll definitely want to include this in your BAS curriculum. Check out our latest catalog here or give us a call today at 716-699-2031 to request a quote.
To learn more about this training unit, watch this YouTube video.