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Setting up Equipment Assets

Last Modified: May 11, 2020

Define the structure and contents of your asset tree using location and equipment assets on the Asset Configuration page.

Complete the following steps to structure your assets.
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The equipment options in the dialog box correspond to toolkits you purchased with your InsightCM system.

  1. Click the Configuration pull-down and select Assets.
  2. Click Add.
  3. In the resulting dialog box, expand the General section
  4. Select the Location asset, name it for the physical site or plant location, and click OK.
  5. Adding additional location assets to designate the specific location of the equipment on the physical site.
  6. Once you have added all location assets, select a location asset and click Add.
  7. In the resulting dialog box, expand the Equipment section and select an equipment type from the list.
    Equipment Description
    Equipment Select this equipment type if your asset will be monitored by an EMSA device.
    Motor (MCSA) Select this equipment type if your asset will be monitored by an MMS device. You will need to configure a Voltage Bus to the Group Properties of this equipment type.
    Rotating Equipment (Data Source)

    Rotating Equipment (Fixed Speed)

    Rotating Equipment (Tachometer)

    Select these equipment types if your asset will be monitored by a CMS device.
    Voltage Bus Select this equipment type if you have added a Motor asset. This asset will need to be configured to the Group Properties of a Motor asset.
    Wireless Equipment (Data Source)

    Wireless Equipment (Fixed Speed)

    Wireless Equipment (Tachometer)

    Select these equipment types if your asset will be monitored wirelessly.
  8. Expand Data Sources and add a Modbus Register, OPC UA, or PI Historian to configure a speed reference.
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    Complete this step for Rotating Equipment (Data Source) assets.

  9. Give the asset a descriptive name in the Name textbox.
  10. Enter how many of this asset to create and click OK.
Now that you have added an equipment asset, add sensor assets to your equipment asset.

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