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MicroGate™ Online Kitchen™ Gateway

User Guide

MG1-1000

January 2005

Part Number: 4911000-010

Revision Number: A3

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

I.

INTRODUCTION...............................................................................................................................

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II.

FEATURES AND SPECIFICATIONS.............................................................................................

5

ARCHITECTURE ..........................................................................................................................................

5

SERIAL INTERFACE PORT #1 AND PORT #2 .................................................................................................

5

NETWORK INTERFACE ................................................................................................................................

5

NAFEM DATA PROTOCOL MIB COMPATIBILITY.......................................................................................

5

POWER .......................................................................................................................................................

5

ENVIRONMENTAL .......................................................................................................................................

6

PHYSICAL SPECIFICATIONS.........................................................................................................................

6

WARRANTY ................................................................................................................................................

6

III.

HARDWARE DESCRIPTION..........................................................................................................

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LED INDICATORS .......................................................................................................................................

8

POWER CONNECTORS PIN ASSIGNMENT.....................................................................................................

8

RS232 SERIAL PORT PIN ASSIGNMENT ......................................................................................................

9

RS485 SERIAL PORT PIN ASSIGNMENT ......................................................................................................

9

ETHERNET (RJ45) CABLE SPECIFICATIONS AND PIN ASSIGNMENTS.........................................................

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IV.

INSTALLATION AND CONFIGURATION.................................................................................

12

SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS ..........................................................................................................................

12

CONNECT THE SYSTEM.............................................................................................................................

12

 

Basic Installation Procedure ..............................................................................................................

12

 

Basic Network Configuration Procedure............................................................................................

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V.

PART NUMBER SELECTION.......................................................................................................

16

VI.

LIMITED WARRANTIES ..............................................................................................................

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I. Introduction

Everything you need for full NAFEM protocol compliance

Translates and organizes your legacy equipment's data into the NAFEM Data Protocol framework

Supports all of the MIBs defined by the NAFEM Data Protocol Group

Built-In Web Server

Optional Modem for installations without a network infrastructure

Connect up to 253 equipment with one MicroGate™

Firmware Upgradeable in the field as protocol standards change

E-Control Systems MicroGate™ is one of the most cost-effective and versatile gateways for adding the NAFEM (North America Association of Food Equipment Manufactures) Data Protocol and Ethernet connectivity into any equipment. Whether you're an equipment manufacturer, systems integrator, or IT manager, the cost, functionality, and flexibility of the MicroGate™ makes it the ideal product for any Online Kitchen™ application.

The MicroGate™ incorporates all essential networking functions including a full-featured TCP/IP stack, 10Base-T Ethernet connection, real-time operating system, embedded Web Server, optional modem, and battery-backed memory.

Feature-Rich Cost-Effective Solution

The MicroGate™ incorporates the latest in Flash and SDRAM technology to give the best feature/price/performance ratio on the market. Using the latest in memory technologies allows up to 253 pieces of equipment to be connected to one MicroGate, further reducing the cost of the overall system. Complex menu recipe changes, firmware updates, or set point changes can be done without disrupting any of the other services running on the MicroGate™.

Flexibility

As the demand for updates and new features arise, the MicroGate™ can be updated from any location on the Ethernet network. This eliminates the need to call for service or replace the hardware itself. All updates and features are added using a standard Web Browser, like Microsoft® Internet Explorer, or through bulk transfer facilities specified in the NAFEM data protocol.

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Total Online Kitchen™ Solution Package

Coupled with E-Control Systems' enterprise Raptor Web Software™, equipment manufacturers, systems integrators, and IT professionals have a total Online Kitchen™ system to help manage a fully integrated restaurant. Never before has there been such a synergy between all aspects of the restaurant.

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II. Features and Specifications

Architecture

CPU: Advanced High Performance Motorola 32-bit embeddedPowerPCNetwork Processor with 66 MIPS at 50 MHz

Memory: 16 Mbytes of SDRAM (expandable to 64 Mbytes) 2 Mbytes of Flash (expandable to 16 Mbytes) 512 Kbytes of battery-backed SRAM (optional)

Real time clock with battery backup

Serial Interface Port #1 and Port #2

Interface Type: CMOS, RS232, or RS485 Data Rates: 300 to 115.2 kbps Characters: 7 or 8 bits

Stop Bits: 1 or 2

Control Signals (for CMOS and RS232 only): RTS, CTS, DTR, DSR, and DCD Protocols: MODBUS RTU, MODBUS ASCII, BACNET®, or any custom

proprietary protocol

Network Interface

Interface: 10Base-T Ethernet (IEEE 802.3) Connector: RJ45

Protocols: TCP, UDP, IP, DHCP, BOOTP, ICMP, IGMP, ARP, PPP, SNMP, SMTP, FTP (client and server), TFTP (client and server), HTTP, and TELNET

NAFEM Data Protocol MIB Compatibility

Administration

Asset Management

Bulk Transfer

Clock Calendar

Inventory Management

Maintenance

Monitor (with history)

Notify

Security

Traps

Utility

Power

Input Voltage: 5VDC +/-5%

Without Modem:

Input Current (25 MHz Clock): 330mA max

Input Current (50 MHz Clock): 450mA max

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With Modem:

Input Current (25 MHz Clock): 490mA max

Input Current (50 MHz Clock): 610mA max

Environmental

Operating: 0 C to 70 C (32 F to 158 F) Storage: -40 C to 85 C (-40 F to 185 F)

Humidity: Maximum 95% Relative Humidity, non-condensing Altitude: 10,000 ft (3048 m) max

Physical Specifications

TOLERANCES

 

.010 Inches

4701000A1

 

Figure 1

Without Modem:

Dimensions: 4.75x3.00x0.80 inches (120.7x76.2x20.4 mm) Weight: 3.1 oz (88 grams)

With Modem:

Dimensions: 4.75x3.00x1.09 inches (120.7x76.2x27.7 mm) Weight: 3.3 oz (94 grams)

Warranty

1-year limited warranty

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III. Hardware Description

The MicroGate™ is meant to be connected between a local network/internet (using the LAN Port) and the equipment(s) (using any of the serial interfaces). The MicroGate™ also includes 4 LED indicators to simplify installation and network troubleshooting. The following figure shows the components/connectors of the gateway:

 

DS1 DS2 DS3 DS4

 

 

J11

J13

 

J10

 

 

J1

MODEM

2

1

 

 

(OPTIONAL)

 

 

J12

J14

 

J9

J2

 

 

 

 

 

2

1

1

E1

E2

J3 2

BATTERY

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

J8

(OPTIONAL)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

+

 

 

 

 

 

 

J4

 

J5

 

J6

 

J7

2

1

2

2

2

 

 

 

 

 

1

1

1

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

Figure 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Table 1 - Component List

 

Designator

 

 

Item

 

 

Description

 

J1

 

 

 

LAN/Ethernet Port

 

 

10 MBit Ethernet Port (RJ45). Connects

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

gateway to the Internet, LAN, or WAN.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Modem Port (RJ11). Connects gateway

 

J2

 

 

Modem Port (Optional)

 

to the Internet or an external PC using a

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

telephone line (Optional)

 

J3

 

 

Power Connector

 

Supplies +5V power to board

 

J4

 

 

RS232 Serial Ports #1

 

RS232 Levels for Serial Port #1

 

J5

 

 

 

3.3V TTL Serial Port #1

 

 

3.3V TTL Levels for Serial Port #1

 

 

J6

 

 

3.3V TTL Serial Port #2

 

 

3.3V TTL Levels for Serial Port #2

 

J7

 

RS485 Serial Port #1 and #2

 

RS485 Levels for Serial Port #1 and #2

 

J8

 

 

Do Not Connect

 

Do not connect. Used for future

 

 

 

 

expansion

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

J9

 

 

RS232 Serial Ports #2

 

RS232 Levels for Serial Port #2

 

J10

 

 

Do Not Connect

 

Do not connect. Used for factory

 

 

 

 

programming

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

J11-J14

 

 

 

Modem

 

 

Used to connect optional Modem Module

 

 

DS1-DS4

 

 

Diagnostic LEDs

 

Used for installation and troubleshooting.

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LED Indicators

Table 2 - LED Indicators

 

Designator

 

Name

 

Condition

 

Status

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Ethernet Port

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

On

 

 

has established a

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

valid network

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DS1

 

 

Link (green)

 

 

 

 

 

connection

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Network

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Off

 

 

connection does

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

not exist, or bad

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

cable.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Ethernet Port

 

DS2

 

Activity (green)

 

Flashing

 

is transmitting or

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

receiving traffic

 

DS3

 

 

Heartbeat (green)

 

 

Flashing (1 sec rate)

 

 

Gateway is alive

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

and running

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

On

 

The MicroGate is

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

receiving power

 

DS4

 

Power (green)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The MicroGate is

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Off

 

not receiving

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

power

Power Connectors Pin Assignment

 

 

 

 

Table 3 - J3 Power Connector

 

Pin

 

Name

 

 

Description

 

Number

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

GND

 

 

Signal/Power Ground

2

 

+5V

 

 

+5V power (must be regulated +/-5%)

 

3

 

+5V

 

 

+5V power (must be regulated +/-5%)

4

 

GND

 

 

Signal/Power Ground

Table 4 - Flying Leads Power Connector (Special Order)

Designator

Name

Description

E1

GND

Signal/Power Ground

E2

+5V

+5V power (must be regulated +/-5%)

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RS232 Serial Port Pin Assignment

Table 5 - J4 (RS232 Channel #1) or J9 (Channel #2)

 

Pin

 

Name

 

Description

 

Type

 

Number

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

CD

 

Carrier Detect

 

Input

2

 

 

DSR

 

Data Set Ready

 

Input

3

 

 

RX

 

Receive

 

Input

4

 

 

RTS

 

Request To Send

 

Output

 

5

 

 

TX

 

 

Transmit

 

 

Output

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6

 

 

CTS

 

Clear To Send

 

Input

7

 

 

DTR

 

Data Terminal Ready

 

Output

8

 

 

RI

 

Ring Indicator

 

Input

 

9

 

 

Ground

 

 

Ground

 

 

Power

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Supply voltage, Must be regulated if

 

 

 

10

 

 

+5V

 

power to board is being supplied from this

 

Input

 

 

 

pin (Option must be specified when

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ordering)

 

 

 

RS485 Serial Port Pin Assignment

Table 6 - J7 RS485 Channel #1

 

Pin

 

Name

 

Description

Type

 

Number

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

RS485_RX+

 

 

Non-Inverting Receiver Input

 

Input

 

 

 

 

 

(Full Duplex Mode)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

RS485_RX-

 

Inverting Receiver Input

Input

 

 

 

(Full Duplex Mode)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

 

 

RS485_GND

 

 

RS485 Ground

 

Power

 

 

 

 

 

(Not signal Ground!!!)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RS485_TX+

 

Non-Inverting Driver Output

Output

 

 

 

 

 

(Full Duplex mode)

7

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Non-Inverting Receiver Input /

 

 

 

 

 

RS485_TX/RX+

 

Driver Output (Half Duplex

Input/Output

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

mode)

 

 

 

 

 

RS485_TX-

 

 

Inverting Driver Output

Output

 

 

 

 

 

 

(Full Duplex mode)

 

9

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Inverting Receiver Input /

 

 

 

 

 

RS485_TX/RX-

 

 

Driver Output (Half Duplex

Input/Output

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

mode)

 

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Table 7 - J7 RS485 Channel #2

 

Pin

 

Name

 

Description

 

Type

 

Number

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

RS485_RX+

 

 

Non-Inverting Receiver Input

 

Input

 

 

 

 

 

 

(Full Duplex Mode)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4

 

 

RS485_RX-

 

Inverting Receiver Input

 

Input

 

 

 

(Full Duplex Mode)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6

 

 

RS485_GND

 

 

RS485 Ground

 

 

Power

 

 

 

 

 

 

(Not signal Ground!!!)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RS485_TX+

 

Non-Inverting Driver Output

 

Output

 

 

 

 

 

(Full Duplex mode)

 

8

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Non-Inverting Receiver Input /

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RS485_TX/RX+

 

Driver Output (Half Duplex

 

Input/Output

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

mode)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RS485_TX-

 

 

Inverting Driver Output

 

Output

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(Full Duplex mode)

 

 

 

10

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Inverting Receiver Input /

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RS485_TX/RX-

 

 

Driver Output (Half Duplex

 

 

Input/Output

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

mode)

 

 

 

 

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Ethernet (RJ45) Cable Specifications and Pin Assignments

Figure 3

Table 8 - Cable Specification

Cable

 

Type

 

 

 

Max. Length

 

Connector

10BASE-T

 

Cat. 3, 4, 5 100-ohm UTP

 

 

 

100 m (328 ft)

 

 

RJ45

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Table 9 - J1

Ethernet

 

 

 

 

 

Pin

 

MDI Signal Name

 

MDI-X Signal Name

 

 

 

Number

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

Transmit Data (TD+)

 

 

Receive Data (RD+)

 

 

 

2

 

Transmit Data (TD-)

 

 

Receive Data (RD-)

 

 

 

3

 

Receive Data (RD+)

 

Transmit Data (TD+)

 

 

6

 

Receive Data (RD-)

 

Transmit Data (TD-)

 

Pins 4, 5, 7, and 8 are not connected.

Table 10

Straight-Through

RJ-45 Pin

Assignments

End 1

End 2

1 (TD+)

1 (TD+)

2 (TD-)

2 (TD-)

3 (RD+)

3 (RD+)

6 (RD-)

6 (RD-)

Table 11

Crossover RJ-45

Pin Assignments

End 1

End 2

1 (TD+)

3 (RD+)

2 (TD-)

6 (RD-)

3 (RD+)

1 (TD+)

6 (RD-)

2 (TD-)

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IV. Installation and Configuration

System Requirements

You must meet the following requirements to install and configure the MicroGate™:

Static IP address, Subnet Mask, and Gateway Address to assign the MicroGate™

A computer equipped with a 10 Mbps, 100 Mbps, or 10/100 Mbps Fast Ethernet Card, or USB-to-Ethernet converter. Computer must have TCP/IP protocols installed and have a fixed (static) or dynamic IP Address assigned to it.

MicroGate Discovery Utility CD (might be bundled with Raptor Web Software™ CD)

Network Cable connecting MicroGate™ directly to the computer (use a Crossover type cable, see Table 11), or network cable connecting to the same hub/switch that the computer is connected to (use Straight-Through type cable, see Table 10).

+5VDC Power Supply with mating connector

Serial cable connecting your device(s) to one of the serial ports (see Table 5,

Table 6, and Table 7)

Connect the System

The MicroGate™ can be placed at any convenient location in the kitchen or office. No special cooling requirements are needed, but you should keep the MicroGate™ away from any heating device, dusty or wet environments. If the MicroGate™ needs to operate in a dusty or wet environment, it should be placed in a NEMA box. Make sure to disconnect the power, remove the power cord from the outlet, and keep your hands dry when handling the MicroGate™.

Basic Installation Procedure

1.Connect an Ethernet Cable from the MicroGate™ to one of the following:

a.Ethernet Port on computer using a Crossover type cable (see Table 11)

b.Ethernet Port on hub, switch, or router using a Straight-Through type cable (see Table 10)

2.Connect a serial cable from your device(s) to one of the serial ports on the MicroGate (see Table 5, Table 6, and Table 7 for pin assignments)

3.Connect the power cable to the MicroGate (see Table 3 or Table 4)

4.Plug the other side of the power cable to a +5VDC source, or to a wall outlet if you are using a cable with power supply

5.Verify that DS1(Link) and DS4(Power) LEDs are on (see Table 2)

6.After approximately 30 seconds, verify that DS3 (Heartbeat) LED is flashing

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Basic Network Configuration Procedure

1.Start the Discovery Utility by selecting Start > Programs > Raptor Web Software > ECSDiscovery – This utility might reside in a different location depending on how it was installed.

Figure 4

2.Click on Start Discovery (see Figure 4, note #1) to start looking for E-Control Systems’ units on your network. Note: This could take up to 30 seconds to complete

Figure 5

3.A list of all of the ECS units on the network is listed sorted by their MAC Address (see Figure 5, note #4). Find the MAC address of the MicroGate™ that you want to configure (the MAC address is shown on a white label on the underside of the MicroGate™). Highlight the row in the table that corresponds to the correct MAC Address/Unit you want to re-configure.

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Figure 6

4.Once the row corresponding to the unit to be configured is highlighted, click on Edit Unit (see Figure 6, note #1) to bring up the Unit’s Properties

Figure 7

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5.Change the IP Address, Subnet Mask, and Gateway Address as needed and then click on Update (see Figure 7, note #1) to send configuration to the unit. To quit without updating the unit, click on the X (see Figure 7, note #2)

6.Writing the configuration and restarting the unit can take as long as 2 minutes. In that time you will see DS3 stop flashing. When it starts flashing again you are done configuring the MicroGate™. Note: You can also verify that the MicroGate’s configuration changed by clicking on Start Discovery (see Figure 4, note #1), and verifying that the corresponding value in the IP address column of the MicroGate that was configured changed to the new value.

Congratulations! You have successfully configured the MicroGate™. For advanced configuration information, please see the Raptor Web Software™ Users Manual.

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V. Part Number Selection

See Figure 8 for configuration options and suggestions. For custom configurations please consult E-Control Systems.

Optional Special Build

RS232 #1 RS232 #2 RS485 #1 and #2 (Consult Factory)

MG1-SL- XX-XX- XX-SPXXX

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Functional Options

 

 

 

Connector Options

 

 

L

No add-on modules

 

 

 

A

None

 

 

M

33.6 Kbps Modem Module

 

 

 

B

Header only

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

C

Shrd/Keyed Connector for wire or ribbon type mating cables*

 

 

S

Standard (no options)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

B

Battery backup

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

C

SRAM and battery backup

 

 

 

R

Right Angle Mount

 

 

Packaging Options

 

 

 

S

Vertical Mount

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

T

Not applicable

1Open Frame

2Boxed (enclosure)

 

Suggested Configurations

Part Number

Description

 

No add-on modules

MG1-SL-CS-CS-CS

No Options

Open Frame

 

Shrouded/Keyed Vertical Mount Wire or Ribbon Type Connector* for RS232 #1 and RS232 #2

 

Shrouded/Keyed Vertical Mount Wire or Ribbon Type Connector* for RS485 #1 and RS485 #2

 

No add-on modules

MG1-CL-CS-CS-CS

SRAM and battery backup

Open Frame

 

Shrouded/Keyed Vertical Mount Wire or Ribbon Type Connector* for RS232 #1 and RS232 #2

 

Shrouded/Keyed Vertical Mount Wire or Ribbon Type Connector* for RS485 #1 and RS485 #2

 

Figure 8

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VI. Limited Warranties

E-Control Systems' Limited Warranty Statement

Limited Warranty Statement: E-Control Systems ("ECS") warrants its products to be free from defects in workmanship and materials, under normal use and service, for the applicable warranty term. All ECS products carry a standard 1 year limited warranty from the date of purchase from ECS or its Authorized Reseller/Distributors. ECS may, at its own discretion, repair or replace any product not operating as warranted with a similar or functionally equivalent product, during the applicable warranty term. ECS will endeavor to repair or replace any product returned under warranty within 30 days of receipt of the product. As new technologies emerge, older technologies become obsolete and ECS will, at its discretion, replace an older product in its product line with one that incorporates these newer technologies

All products that are replaced become the property of ECS. Replacement products may be either new or reconditioned. Any replaced or repaired product carries, either a 30-day limited warranty or the remainder of the initial warranty, whichever is longer. ECS is not responsible for any custom software or firmware, configuration information, or memory data of Customer contained in, stored on, or integrated with any products returned to ECS pursuant to any warranty. Products returned to ECS should have any customer-installed accessory or add-on components, such as expansion modules, removed prior to returning the product for replacement. ECS is not responsible for these items if they are returned with the product. Customers must contact ECS for a Return Material Authorization number prior to returning any product to ECS. Proof of purchase may be required. Any product returned to ECS without a valid Return Material Authorization (RMA) number clearly marked on the outside of the package will be returned to customer at customer’s expense. Customers are responsible for all shipping charges from their facility to ECS. ECS is responsible for return shipping charges from ECS to customer.

WARRANTIES EXCLUSIVE: IF A ECS PRODUCT DOES NOT OPERATE AS WARRANTED ABOVE, CUSTOMER'S SOLE REMEDY SHALL BE REPAIR OR REPLACEMENT OF THE PRODUCT IN QUESTION, AT ECS’ OPTION. THE FOREGOING WARRANTIES AND REMEDIES ARE EXCLUSIVE AND ARE IN LIEU OF ALL OTHER WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, EITHER IN FACT OR BY OPERATION OF LAW, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. ECS NEITHER ASSUMES NOR AUTHORIZES ANY OTHER PERSON TO ASSUME FOR IT ANY OTHER LIABILITY IN CONNECTION WITH THE SALE, INSTALLATION, MAINTENANCE OR USE OF ITS PRODUCTS. ECS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE UNDER THIS WARRANTY IF ITS TESTING AND EXAMINATION DISCLOSE THE ALLEGED DEFECT IN THE PRODUCT DOES NOT EXIST OR WAS CAUSED BY CUSTOMER'S OR ANY THIRD PERSON'S MISUSE, NEGLECT, IMPROPER INSTALLATION OR TESTING, UNAUTHORIZED ATTEMPTS TO REPAIR, OR ANY OTHER CAUSE BEYOND THE RANGE OF THE INTENDED USE, OR BY ACCIDENT, FIRE, LIGHTNING, OR OTHER HAZARD. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: IN NO EVENT, WHETHER BASED IN CONTRACT OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), SHALL ECS BE LIABLE FOR INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, OR FOR LOSS OF REVENUE, LOSS OF BUSINESS, OR OTHER FINANCIAL LOSS ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SALE, INSTALLATION, MAINTENANCE, USE, PERFORMANCE, FAILURE, OR INTERRUPTION OF ITS PRODUCTS, EVEN IF ECS OR ITS AUTHORIZED RESELLER/DISTRIBUTOR HAS BEEN

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ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. SOME COUNTRIES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR THE LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES FOR CONSUMER PRODUCTS, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS AND EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. THIS WARRANTY GIVES YOU SPECIFIC LEGAL RIGHTS, WHICH MAY VARY FROM COUNTRY TO COUNTRY. NOTHING IN THIS WARRANTY SHALL BE TAKEN TO AFFECT YOUR STATUTORY RIGHTS.

Firmware and Drivers

For latest driver, technical information and bug-fixes please visit www.eControlSystems.com or call (818) 885-5228.

Statement of Conditions

In line with our continued efforts to improve internal design, operational function, and/or reliability, ECS reserves the right to make changes to the product(s) described in this document without notice. ECS does not assume any liability that may occur due to the use or application of the product(s) described herein. In order to obtain the most accurate knowledge of installation, bug-fixes and other product related information we advise to visit the relevant product support page at www.eControlSystems.com before you start installing the equipment. All information is subject to change without notice.

Limitation of Liability

In no event, whether based in contract or tort (including negligence), shall ECS be liable for incidental, consequential, indirect, special or punitive damages of any kind, or for loss of revenue, loss of business or other financial loss arising out of or in connection with the sale, installation, maintenance, use, performance, failure or interruption of its products, even if ECS or its authorized reseller/distributor has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

Copyright

Information furnished by E-Control Systems, Inc. (ECS) is believed to be accurate and reliable. However, no responsibility is assumed by ECS for its use, nor for any infringements of patents or other rights of third parties which may result from its use. No license is granted by implication or otherwise under any patent or patent rights of ECS. ECS reserves the right to change specifications at any time without notice.

Trademarks

MicroGate, Raptor Web Software, and Online Kitchen are trademarks of E-Control Systems, Inc. Other product and company names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders.

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