InteliLite 4 AMF 20

Order code: IL4AMF20BAA

InteliLite 4 AMF 20 is an advanced single gen-set controller for stand-by and prime power applications. Intuitive, flexible, easy to install and use, the InteliLite 4 AMF 20 controller offers multiple configuration options to create the best solution for controlling and monitoring your gen-sets both on-site and remotely. 
 
  • Easy configuration with InteliConfig  
  • Remote monitoring
  • Cybersecurity by design    
  • Easy troubleshooting   
  • Built-in PLC logic 
    InteliLite 4 AMF 20

Easy-to-use and configure, the InteliLite 4 AMF 20 provides secure and flexible control of single-gen-sets for stand-by and prime power applications. Due to its connectivity and communication features, this product enables you to monitor the work of your sites anytime, anywhere. 

The InteliLite 4 AMF 20 offers:   

  • Flexible and efficient setup and monitoring using InteliConfig, ComAp’s PC configuration and monitoring tool
  • Built-in PLC logic and PLC editor with easy-to-use drag and drop editing blocks
  • AirGateComAp’s controllers incorporate AirGate connection technology to make access to the internet as simple as possible.
    AirGate enables our controllers to connect to the internet using the existing network infrastructure, negotiating firewalls and VPN systems and removing the requirement for static and public IP addresses.
    ComAp’s controllers incorporate AirGate connection technology to make access to the internet as simple as possible.
    AirGate enables our controllers to connect to the internet using the existing network infrastructure, negotiating firewalls and VPN systems and removing the requirement for static and public IP addresses.
    2.0 for easy connection to your equipment remotely, without worrying about your asset’s IP address
  • User-defined protections and setpoints on top of default protection
  • Remote control and monitoring of your gen-set operations from anywhere, anytime with WebSupervisor, our cloud-based fleet management tool
  • High-level security features keeping your business and data as safe as possible
  • Event-based history for fast and easy troubleshooting, with 350 history records available
  • Flexible platform that can be upgraded for more advanced applications
  • Stand-by and prime power application control from one unit with backlit symbols
  • Integrated communication and control ports on board (USB, USB host, CAN)
  • Two slots for plug-in modules for 4G, Ethernet, RS232/485 connections and additional binary inputs and outputs
  • Improved hardware platform with switchable analogue inputs and 5V reference output for analogue sensors
  • CAN module extensions
  • More precise measuring with a True Root Mean Square measurement feature
  • Zero power mode features to avoid battery drainage for prime power applications
  • Option to integrate InteliSCADA, our intuitive software tool for quick and simple creation and monitoring of complex SCADA systems
  • Secure user management with 5 unique user accounts
  • Multi-purpose maintenance timers and exercise timers with a back-up RTC battery
  • Multi ECU (Electronic Control Unit) with support for two control units
  • Compatibility with remote displays
  • Modbus register mapping
  • Multilingual support
  • Optional geofencingA geographical area can be defined in the controller and, with the aid of our GPS module, a selectable protection can be activated when the gen-set leaves the defined area.
    Prevent your gen-set to be used in a location different to the one agreed upon. Taking your equipment to a different location without your consent is not only breach of contract but also it might deteriorate your gen-set.

    feature helping with efficient unit tracking and theft prevention
  • Power over USB for controller configuration
  • Load shedding ensuring the most important loads are running even when there is a lack of power
  • Dummy load management preventing genset unloaded operation

Accessories

Frequently Asked Questions

Firmware and archive/configuration upgrade in ComAp controllers.

Each ComAp controller needs firmware and configuration for its operation.
  • Firmware (FW) = operation system of the unit.
  • Configuration (also called Archive) = application settings/parameters and functions, IOs definition, PLC, ECU, etc. It also contains history log saved from monitoring software (InteliMonitor, LiteEdit, InteliConfig).

New FW (together with default Archives) can be obtained from product page on our website or using the InteliBot’s Download section. After download, you can double click on the file (typically *.psi or *ixc) to import all needed files into your library (in your computer - see below where you can find it). By using configuration tools (such as GenConfig, DriveConfig, InteliConfig, LiteEdit) you can also upgrade the FW of your controller (you need to be connected to that controller, it is recommended over cable).

Default application files are available:
  • directly in InteliConfig „New configuration“ window
  • (typically) C:\Users\Public\Documents\ComAp PC Suite\GenConfig\Archives\Default (or DriveConfig) folder for InteliGen and InteliSys NT units.
If you want to change your IGS-NT unit from SPtM to MINT application, you can simply choose this default file in the configuration SW and write it into the unit.
FW and configuration file version has to match,  (e.g. 4.1.x FW version, you need 4.1.x archive version – 3.9.x would not be allowed to be written into the unit). Configuration/Archive files are usually upgradeable using our SW Tools (GenConfig, DriveConfig, InteliConfig).

We do recommend to use for every new project the newest FW that is available.  In case that you miss or you are not satisfied with some features, you can also upgrade the FW and the archive the newest version.
 

How do I change the controller firmware? Where can I get the latest firmware?

You can download the latest firmware package on the webpage of the device. You can easily navigate there through the ‘Products’ section or just use the Search function. If you cannot find the firmware on the website or if you require different than the offered version do not hesitate to contact our support team.

The firmware upgrade itself is easy to perform. You need the appropriate configuration software and a connection to the controller (preferably a direct connection). Prior to initiating the update process, we strongly recommend you to save a complete backup of your device.

It usually consists of several steps:
  • Create a controller back up.
  • Update the device firmware. It will contain default Configuration Archive and default Application.
  • Change the Application (SPtM, MiNT, MCB, MGCB, BTB, etc) to the required type (by programming appropriate default archive to the controller).
  • Use the Import Configuration Wizard to restore your previous configuration. In some cases manual interventions might be needed during this step.
  • Optional: Update the connected display firmware or device communication module firmware.
Should you be unsuccessful in programming the new version, the rollback procedure is to install previous firmware version and use your back up to restore the controller to its original state before the firmware upgrade was attempted.

How do I connect to my ComAp controller? What types of connections are supported?

ComAp offers a wide range of options to connect to your controller:

  • RS232 / RS485
  • USB - USB A<->B (usually a printer cable)
  • Internet connection - LAN, GPRS, 3G, 4G

Note that some connection types require you to use a communication module (plug-in eg a RS232 card) or communication bridge (external device eg Internet Bridge NT).

Each ComAp device usually allows for multiple ways of connection. The simplest one supported by the majority of our devices is the RS232 (serial) connection. For this, you need an RS232 cable (null modem) and if your PC is not equipped with an RS232 port you need a USB<->RS232 converter.
USB connections are very common. Almost all ComAp devices support connection using simple USB A<->B cable (printer cable) for easy configuration. Some devices can be powered from the USB port for programming to allow easy configuration right on your desk.
Other connection types: Internet connection (LAN, GPRS, 3G, 4G), Modbus RTU, Modbus TCP, SNMP, AirGate, Modem.
Note that some connection types require you to use a communication module (plug-in eg a RS232 card) or communication bridge (external device eg Internet Bridge NT). Not all types of connection are possible on each device. You can find all the details related to this topic in your device's Comprehensive guide or Communication guide.
 
Detailed information about connection to:
InteliLite NT, InteliATS NT, InteliCompact NT is available IL-NT, IA-NT, IC-NT Communication Guide (page 21)
InteliGen-NT, InteliSys-NT, InteliMains-NT is available in IGS-NT Communication Guide (page 19)
InteliLite is available in Global Guide InteliLite AMF25 Global Guide (page 126)

 

Is there a remote display option for the new InteliLite?

Yes, there is a remote display firmware option for the new InteliLite family and InteliGen 200 available. You can find details on its product page
 
You can find it as an option in the InteliConfig to have it installed into InteliLite controller and connect over RS232 or RS485 plug-in module with the master controller. The master controller and the controller that is used for as a remote display do not have to be the same HW. (e.g. InteliLite 9 can be used as remote display for InteliGen 200).

What is AirGate?

AirGate  allows our controllers to connect to the internet using existing network infrastructure, negotiating firewalls and VPN systems and removing the requirement for static and public IP addresses.

ComAp controls incorporate the AirGate connection technology to make access to the internet as simple as possible. AirGate was designed to overcome the issues commonly faced when trying to connect remote equipment using internet based communications.

AirGate allows our controllers to connect to the internet using the existing network infrastructure, negotiating firewalls and VPN systems and removing the requirement for static and public IP addresses.

Once AirGate in the controller is activated even if the IP address is changed, our configuration and monitoring tools will keep track of the remote equipment.

Local support you can count on

Your operation depends on everything running smoothly. Our experts are here to make sure of that. We offer:

  • 24-hour support on working days
  • Local contacts in 179 countries
  • Remote and in-person trainings and a range of support materials
  • Expert consultation, troubleshooting, and much more

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