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									    PERKINS
     TECHNOLOGIES

               DAAM® System
                      User Manual
                   P/N 602001 revision K




For technical support, please contact Perkins Technologies:

          support@perkinstechnologies.com.au

                        or phone:

                   +61-(0)3-9587-6199
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                                      Contents
              Description .................................................................2
              The Logger..................................................................3
                   General Information............................................3
              The CDU (Cockpit Display Unit)...............................4
                   General Information............................................4
                   Front Panel Controls...........................................4
                   Displays Available..............................................5
                   Default Displays..................................................5
                   Menu Options......................................................6
                   Trend Logging..................................................10
                   Alarm Display...................................................11
                   Memory Warnings............................................12
                   Battery Warning................................................12
              The Status Panel option.............................................13
                   General Information..........................................13
                   Indications.........................................................14
              The DAAM Software................................................15
                   Getting Started..................................................15
                   Pop-up Help......................................................15
                   Using the Program............................................16
                   Live Connection Page.......................................17
                   Download Manager...........................................19
                   Advanced Functions.........................................20
              The DAAM Trend Program......................................21
                   Getting Started..................................................21
                   Using the Program............................................21
                   Toolbar Buttons................................................22
                   Configuring the Display....................................23
                   Marking Invalid Data........................................24
                   Exporting Trends..............................................24
              “How-To” Section ....................................................27
                   Calibrate Collective Sensor..............................27
                   Display time-of-day..........................................27
                   Change Hour Counter values............................27
                   Change Logger Configuration..........................27
              Troubleshooting........................................................28
              System Requirements................................................29
              Glossary.....................................................................29
              Appendix A. Data Download Guide.........................30



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Description
The Perkins Technologies DAAM (Data Acquisition Alarm Monitor) system
provides a practical electronic companion to the paper log book and engine
trend records that traditionally determine the ongoing maintenance schedule
of an aircraft.

The DAAM system goes beyond the functionality of a basic log book by also
providing real-time flight information on an intuitive digital CDU (Cockpit
Display Unit - where fitted), and by providing visual alarms for many
important flight parameters. In addition, it logs sensor readings in a circular
memory buffer that allows detailed off-line analysis of the last several hours
of flying time.

With the DAAM system installed, owner/operators will be visually informed
about any departure from the pre-set design parameters of any specific
aircraft.




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The Logger
General Information:
The DAAM Logger provides data logging and alarming services, tailored
specifically to a particular aircraft type. The configuration is pre-set by the
factory and may be viewed, but not modified, by the user. The logger is an
install-and-forget unit. All user interface takes place through the DAAM
CDU or Status Panel.

The logger is designed to handle the harsh environmental conditions
experienced in the aviation industry.

Events detected and stored in non-volatile memory include:
✔ All occurrences of the engine being started or stopped.
✔ All take-offs and landings.
✔ All occurrences of measured parameters going outside normal operating
  ranges.

Engine hours (ETSO – Engine Time Since Overhaul) and airframe hours
(TTIS – Total Time In Service) are accumulated to a resolution of 0.5
seconds.

The logger has 2 LED indicators, one red and one green, that show the status
of the logger.

GREEN LED:
         OFF                       If the red LED is also off, this indicates that there
                                   is no power to the logger, or the logger has
                                   developed a fault.
              ON                   Logger is powered on and ready.
              FLASHING             Logger is logging data (engine is running).

RED LED:
              OFF       Normal.
              ON        Either: An alarm condition has been detected and
                        logged, AND/OR a sensor has been detected as
                        being faulty, AND/OR the log memory is full.
               FLASHING There is an error in the configuration. Contact
                        Perkins Technologies for support.




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The CDU (Cockpit Display Unit)
General Information:
The DAAM CDU is the pilot interface to the DAAM System. It has a simple
4-button system that allows easy and intuitive navigation through the data
available from the DAAM Logger. The display automatically switches to
display the value of any measured variable that goes outside its normal
operating range. The display is backlit, with configurable brightness, for
night visibility.
An alternate pilot interface is the Status Panel. See page 13 for more
information.


Front Panel Controls:

               The MENU button returns the display to the menu system,
               from any other selected display, or returns to the in-flight
               display from the menu.
               The ENTER button is used to select a particular menu item,
               acknowledge an alarm, and switch between in-flight displays.

               The UP button is used to select the previous menu item, alarm
               event, flight or live data point, depending on the current menu
               level selected.
               The DOWN button is used to select the next menu item, alarm
               event, flight or live data point, depending on the current menu
               level selected. Trend logging is initiated by a press of the
               DOWN button, if the CDU is currently in the default flight
               display mode.

               The DATA PORT serves two functions: Firstly, a 5-pin
               connector is provided to allow the data in the logger to be
               downloaded by the Perkins DAAM Software running on a
               laptop computer. Secondly, an infra-red port allows the pilot to
               identify himself to the logger by using a DAAM Identifier
               keytag transmitter.




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Displays Available:
This section shows examples of all display pages available on the CDU.

Default Displays

After 20 seconds of no button pushes, with the CDU displaying a menu
option (see Menu Options below), the display will revert to one of two
default displays:

                                        An example of the default display
Last Flight Time                        with the engine stopped. This display
                                        shows the LAST flight recorded, with
 0.07hr = 0h04m                         times in decimal hours, and in
                                        hours/minutes. Press ENTER to toggle
                                        to last engine run time.

                                        An example of the default display
Engine                0.5 min           with the engine running. This display
Flying                0.0 min           shows the CURRENT flight, with
                                        times in decimal minutes. Press
                                        ENTER with this display to show the
                                        time and day on the top line instead of
                                        engine running time.

                                        An example of the default display
30Jan               11:09:29            with the flying time and time-of-day
Flying               0.3 min            displayed. Press ENTER to return to
                                        the previous display.




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Menu Options
From either of the default displays, pressing MENU will put the CDU into
menu mode. There are 7 menu options (see below). Once in the menu system,
pressing ENTER will select the currently displayed menu item, pressing UP
or DOWN will navigate through the 7 menu options, and pressing MENU
will return to the default display (see above). The six menu options will be
shown here, then the details of the options will be shown on following pages.

                                         Live Data. Displays the current
MENU (enter,¡,¢)                         measured value of each sensor input
1 Live Data                              connected to the logger.


                                         Daily Flights. Displays Time In
MENU (enter,¡,¢)                         Service (TIS) for each day on which
2 Daily flights                          flights were made.

                                         Displays all hour counters, starting
MENU (enter,¡,¢)                         withTotal Time In Service (TTIS) and
3 Hour Counters                          Engine Time Since Overhaul (ETSO).
                                         Use the and arrows to scroll
                                         through available counters.

                                         Displays all cycle counters.
MENU (enter,¡,¢)                         Use the and arrows to scroll
4 Cycle Counters                         through available counters.

                                         Flights Log. Displays engine run time
MENU (enter,¡,¢)                         and flying time for each flight
5 Flights Log                            recorded.


MENU (enter,¡,¢)                         Alarms Log. Displays details of each
6 Alarms Log                             alarm recorded.


                                         Configuration. Allows adjustment of
MENU (enter,¡,¢)                         the display contrast and backlight
7 Configuration                          brightness.




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Menu Option 1: Live Data.

When this menu option is selected (by pressing ENTER), the display will
show the current value of one of the sensor inputs to the logger. View a
different sensor input by scrolling with the and arrow keys. This can be
very useful when testing the system, or keeping check on a problem.

Engine RPM                                Displays the sensor name, current
2187 rpm                                  value, and measurement units.


Menu Option 2: Daily Flights.

When this menu option is selected (by pressing ENTER), the display will
show the TIS accumulated on the most recent day. Use the and arrows to
scroll through all days that have flying time recorded. Scrolling backwards
( ) will stop at the first day that has recorded flights, and scrolling forwards
( ) will stop at the last (most recent) day that has flights recorded.

Flights on 30Jan                          Displays TIS for the indicated day, in
TIS 0.15 hr                               decimal hours. Note that this is
                                          0.15hours, NOT 15minutes!

Menu Option 3: Hour Counters.

When this menu option is selected (by pressing ENTER), the display will
show the ETSO and TTIS accumulated. Pressing the arrow will cycle
through available counters, which may vary with aircraft type.

ETSO              27.16 hr                Displays decimal hours. Press the
TTIS             389.15 hr                arrow to cycle to the next page.


                                          Displays decimal hours that the logger
Logger Pwr Hrs                            has been powered up, since its factory
422.34 hr                                 test. Press or to cycle through
                                          other available counters.




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Menu Option 4: Cycle Counters.

When this menu option is selected (by pressing ENTER), the display will
first show the Engine Cycle count accumulated. Pressing the arrow will
cycle through available counters, which may vary with aircraft type.

Engine Cycles                              Press the   arrow to cycle to the next
271                                        page.



Menu Option 5: Flights Log.

When this menu option is selected (by pressing ENTER), the display will
show total number of starts recorded since the logger was last reset, and the
details of the most recent flight. View a different flight by scrolling with the
  and arrow keys.

                                           Displays the Engine and Flying times
Strts F Reset 28                           for the selected flight (28) in decimal
28 E 0.33 F 0.18                           hours




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Menu Option 6: Alarms Log.

When this menu option is selected (by pressing ENTER), the display will
show total number of alarms recorded since the logger was last reset, the
number of the alarm currently being displayed, the date on which the alarm
occurred, the peak value that was recorded, and a three character ‘tag’ name
to identify the alarm input. The tag names vary per aircraft type, but are quite
self-explanitory. See below for a table of sample tags. View a different alarm
by scrolling with the and arrow keys.

Alarm 1 of 2
ERH 3289 30Jan

Sample alarm name tags:
BVH Battery Voltage High                  MPH    Manifold Pressure High
BVL Battery Voltage Low                   OPL    Oil Pressure Low
CTH Cylinder Temp High                    OTH    engine Oil Temp High
ERL Engine Rpm Low                        RRL    Rotor Rpm Low
ERH Engine Rpm High                       RRH    Rotor Rpm High
FPH Filter Pressure High                  TQH    Torque High
gFH g-Force High                          TTC    Turbine Temp Critical
HPL Hydraulic Pressure Low                TTH    Turbine Temp High




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Menu Option 7: Configuration.

When this menu option is selected (by pressing ENTER), the display will
show the first of the configuration items – the backlight brightness. Use the
and arrow keys to increase or decrease the brightness. When satisfied,
either press the MENU button to save your setting and return to the menu, or
press ENTER to save the brightness and switch to the contrast configuration
page. From the contrast page, pressing ENTER will take you to the alarm
tone test pages.

Backlight                               Use and to change brightness,
Menu,enter,¡,¢                          ENTER to go to the contrast page,
                                        and MENU to exit back to the menu.

                                        Use and to change contrast,
Contrast                                ENTER to go to the sensor alarm tone
Menu,enter,¡,¢                          test page, and MENU to exit back to
                                        the menu.


Trend Logging.
If the system is enabled for trending, a short push on the DOWN button will
initiate the trend procedure. The CDU must be showing one of the default
displays (see p5) and the aircraft must be flying, for this button to be active.

                                        Use or to change the 'N' to 'Y',
Trend Log Now?                          then press ENTER to continue.
                                        Simply press ENTER with 'N' shown,
Confirm: [N]                            to abort the trend.

                                        Displayed for 15 seconds, while the
Trend Logging                      *    trend data is being accumulated and
                                        averaged. Maintain steady level flight
Hold Steady                             while this is displayed. Pressing
                                        ENTER will abort the trend.

                                        Displays briefly when the trend data
Trend Logging                           has been saved to memory. The
                                        display will then return to the default
Completed!                              flight display.



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Alarm Display.
If a measured variable goes outside its normal operating range, the display
will switch automatically to display the alarm. If more than one variable is in
an alarm condition, the display will cycle automatically every 5 seconds to
display all alarms.


Engine Oil P                       *    An example oil pressure alarm. The
                                        ‘*’ flashes to indicate an alarm.
42 psi




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Memory Warnings.
On power-up, a warning message will be displayed on the CDU if any of the
three memory areas (alarm events, alarm log, and engine events) are close to
being full. The warning will be displayed for three seconds. If any of these
warnings is displayed, it is important to download and reset the logger soon
in order to avoid any loss of data. The warnings will initially be displayed
when the level reaches 75%, and will then be displayed on every power-up
until the logger is downloaded and reset.

Memory Warning!                        An example memory warning. This
Alm Events 75%                         display will self-cancel after 3
                                       seconds.


Battery Warning.
On logger part numbers 102006 and 102011, the internal battery voltage is
monitored and a warning is displayed on power-up if the battery needs to be
replaced. The battery is not a user-serviceable part. When this message is
displayed, a service return to Perkins Technologies should be scheduled to
have the battery replaced and the logger checked. The battery should last 5 to
10 years, and the warning will give several months notice that a replacement
is required.

Battery Warning!                       An example battery warning. This
Voltage = 2.8V                         display will self-cancel after 3
                                       seconds.




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The Status Panel option
General Information:
The Status Panel is a replacement for the standard CDU in situations where a
pilot does not need information such as flight times etc or immediate access
to exceedences and live data.

On the front panel there is one Bi-coloured LED (Red / Green), one
download port connector and an IR diode (for pilot login). An optional Trend
switch may also be fitted.




The pilot is made aware of a failure (including exceedence alarms and
memory full warnings) by the LED flashing Red when the engine is not
running (with aircraft power applied). Once the failure is rectified, the LED
will be a steady Green, and will extinguish after the engine is started.

A Plug-In CDU (p/n 102020) may be plugged into the Data port for local
display of exceedences etc without needing a laptop.




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Indications:

RED          GREEN        Meaning of Indication
             On           Normal operation, no faults, engine not running.
Flashing                  Fault state. This indicates one or more of the following:
                               ● Connection problem to the logger.
                               ● Logger has captured an exceedence.
                               ● Logger has detected a faulty sensor.
                               ● Logger memory is nearly full.
                               ● Logger battery is getting low.
                          Note that this state will be cancelled as soon as the engine is started,
                          or 3mins after powerup if there is a connection problem. Any report of
                          a flashing Red LED should be investigated as soon as possible.
             On for 3s    Pilot ID detected. Note that if a Pilot ID is detected before the engine
                          starts (and no faults are present) the Green LED will go off for 3s
                          instead.
             On for 15s   Trend button pressed in flight - Trend capture in progress.
On for 3s                 Either:
                              ● Pilot ID detected and Status Panel can't communicate with
                                Logger.
                              ● Trend button pressed and Status Panel can't communicate with
                                Logger.
                              ● Trend button pressed and aircraft is not in flight.
                              ● Trend button pressed and Logger is not capable of trending.

             Flashing     A download cable or Plug-In CDU is plugged into the Data port.
Off          Off          Either:
                              ●     Normal operation with engine running.
                              ●     Status Panel was unable to communicate with Logger for
                                    3mins after powerup. This is a 'safe' state to avoid distracting
                                    the pilot in-flight.




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The DAAM Software
Getting Started
To Install or Upgrade:
1) Insert the supplied CD into the CD-ROM drive of your PC. After a few
   seconds the installation should start automatically.
2) NOTE: If the CD does not auto-run when inserted into the CD-ROM
   drive, browse the CD-ROM using Windows Explorer or My Computer,
   and double-click on SETUP.EXE.
3) Follow the on-screen instructions. On completion of the installation, an
   icon named “DAAM 2007” will be placed on the Windows desktop.
   Double-click this icon to run the DAAM program.

Communicating with the Logger
The software will automatically scan COM ports for a connection to a logger.
The logger must be connected to the PC with a 104003 download Cable
(plugged into an available 9-pin COM port on the PC), and the logger must
be powered on, for the connection to be detected. If a 'No COM Ports
Available' message is displayed, it means that any ports you may have are
already in use by some other program or device driver. You will need to free
up a port for use by the DAAM program, or add an additional one with a
USB to Serial converter (contact Perkins Technologies to obtain a suitable
converter)

Pop-up Help
Many control buttons and zones in the DAAM screens have pop-up help
associated. Simply hold the mouse cursor over a button for a few seconds to
see a small yellow pop-up explanation of that button’s function.




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Using the Program
When you run the program, you are presented with an “Intro” screen:




This screen provides program version details, contact details for Perkins
Technologies, and has two buttons for the two main sections of the program.

Live Connection is used to download stored information from the logger, and
to test the sensors and other logger functions. It requires the PC to be
connected to the logger (through the download cable port on the DAAM
CDU), and the logger to be powered on. See Appendix A (document 602002)
for step-by-step instructions for downloading data from a logger.

Download Manager is used to view the aircraft Log Book and graphical
sensor data gathered in earlier downloads. It does NOT require a connection
to the logger.




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Live Connection page.
When you open the Live Connection page, the screen will initially look like
this:
                                   Status Box




The Status Box shows the current communications status. On a slow PC,
there may be a delay before Scanning Ports starts, while the program
identifies ports to scan.

If there is only one port available, and the logger is connected and powered
on, the scanning process will quickly locate the logger and retrieve
configuration, flights, and alarm information.




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Once the connection is established, and the basic information has been
retrieved from the logger, the Live Connection page will look like this
(dependent on the actual aircraft type, and the data recorded in the logger):




The Status Box now shows the COM port that the logger is connected to.

You can click on an alarm button (           ) to display details of a particular
type of alarm . Clicking on the Engine Log Book button (                  ) will
list all flights recorded since the logger was last reset.

The Test Sensors button (              ) takes you to a diagnostic page, that
shows live readings from all the sensors, and other diagnostic information
about the logger.

Settings (               ) will take you to a dialog that allows you to change
the aircraft details and hour/cycle counters. Note that the 'Logger Pwr Hrs'
and 'Logger Fly Hrs' counters are NOT editable.

Configuration (           ) is used to edit the sensor configuration for the
system. Changes made here may render the system inoperable, and should
ONLY be made under direction from Perkins Technologies.

NOTE that all this data is currently only being viewed live in the logger. In

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order to store the data on the PC for future reference, it is necessary to do a
download, by clicking the                 button.


Download Manager.
When you press the Download Manager button on the Intro page (or select
File - Manage/Open Files from the top line menu), you will open the
Download Manager page. This page enables you to navigate through all the
data downloaded from all the aircraft that are maintained on the PC you are
using.
                   Aircraft List                  Download List




First select the aircraft in the Aircraft List, then select the download you are
interested in from the Download List. Clicking Open File (                  ) will
take you to a page similar to the Live Connection page, but displaying the
historical data selected in the Download Manager.

You may also make backups of your log files. Multiple files may be selected
for backup by clicking to the left of each download, in the  column.
Backup files may be saved to any location, including to removable media
(USB Key, floppy etc).

Log files may also be emailed to Perkins Technologies for analysis.


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Once you have selected a download and clicked on Open File, you will see a
Download Page similar to this:




This page is similar to the Live Connection page, except that it has no
communications Status Box, and you can't Test Sensors, change Settings, or
Download (these are all functions that require connection to a logger).

However, you can still view the engine and alarm logs, by clicking on the
appropriate buttons, and you can view graphical data that was downloaded
from the logger by clicking on the              button. You can also navigate
to earlier or later downloads, without going back to the File Manager, by
clicking the               or             buttons respectively.


Advanced Functions.
Advanced functions, such as graphical display and analysis, and re-playing
of log data in real-time, are beyond the scope of this manual. Perkins
Technologies offers short personalized training courses that cover the use of
the DAAM Software in more detail, including use of these advanced
functions. For more information see the contact details on the cover of this
manual.



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The DAAM Trend Program
Getting Started
To Install or Upgrade:
1) Insert the supplied CD into the CD-ROM drive of your PC. After a few
   seconds the installation should start automatically.
2) NOTE: If the CD does not auto-run when inserted into the CD-ROM
   drive, browse the CD-ROM using Windows Explorer or My Computer,
   and double-click on SETUP.EXE.
3) Follow the on-screen instructions. On completion of the installation, an
   icon named “DAAM Trend” will be placed on the Windows desktop.
   Double-click this icon to run the DAAM Trend program.

Communicating with the Logger
To download trend events, the logger must be connected to the PC with a
104003 download Cable (plugged into an available 9-pin COM port on the
PC), and the logger must be powered on. The software will automatically
scan COM ports for a connection to a logger. If an error is displayed, please
check that the logger is powered up and your PC COM port is not in use by
another program (such as the DAAM Software).


Using the Program
When you run the program, you are presented initially with a blank
application screen, containing a menu bar and a button bar (toolbar).




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Initially, some of the toolbar buttons will be greyed out, indicating that their
functions are currently unavailable. These button functions will become
available when you Open a trend file, or Download trends from a DAAM
Logger.

Toolbar Buttons
                    Open a pre-existing trend data file

                    Print the current trend file, or a date range. It is
                    recommended to use landscape paper orientation.
                    Send the current trend file by email. Note that this requires
                    an email client to be set up on the computer.
                    Export trend data to the Pratt & Whitney ECTM program.
                    A number of options are available: See 'Exporting Trends'
                    section on page 21.
                    Save the current trend file to another folder, or to a
                    removable storage device.
                    Restore a file from backup media, or that has been emailed
                    to you. Note that if a trend file already exists for the same
                    aircraft registration and engine serial number, any new
                    trend events in the file to be restored will be merged with
                    trend events in the existing file.
                    Download new events from a DAAM Logger.

                    Actually 2 buttons. To sort the trend event list with either
                    the most recent events at the bottom (JAN > DEC) or most
                    recent at the top (DEC > JAN).
                    Configure what logger inputs are displayed, and what they
                    are called on the DAAM Trend screen. See 'Configuring
                    the Display' on page 20.




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Configuring the Display.
When a trend data file is opened, the screen will look similar to this:




Each trend record is displayed on a single line, and tagged with the date and
time that the trend was taken. Each logged parameter is displayed in a
column, with the name of the parameter in the column header. Columns can
be resized by clicking and dragging the seperator bars between the column
headers. Columns can be hidden or renamed using the
dialog, which looks like this:

                                   Hide a column by un-ticking the box
                                   beside the parameter name, or by clicking
                                   on 'Hide' with the parameter selected.

                                   Note that the first 3 columns can not be
                                   hidden.

                                   Rename a column by entering an 'Alias' for
                                   it in the edit box provided.




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Other display configuration options are available through the 'View' menu,
and include:

All Trends                         Display all trends for this aircraft/engine.
                                   Trends from the most recent download are
                                   shown in bold type.
Last Downloaded Trends             Display only trends from the most recent
                                   download.
Un-Exported Trends                 Display all trends that have not yet been
                                   exported.
Invalid Data                       Additionally view trends that have been
                                   marked as invalid by the user. Invalid trends
                                   are shown in red.


Marking Invalid Data
Occasionally it is necessary to exclude certain trends from an export. This
may be due to the trend being taken under incorrect flying conditions, or due
to a sensor or other failure. No logged trend data is ever deleted, but
individual trends may be marked as invalid to prevent them being included in
an export.

To mark a trend as invalid, simply double-click anywhere on the line
containing the trend you want to delete. Or select the trend with a single
click, then select 'Edit' – 'Mark Data Invalid' from the menu, or simply press
the 'Del' key on your keyboard. You will be asked to confirm, then if 'View' –
'Invalid Data' is enabled, the trend line will turn red. Trends can be un-
marked again by double-clicking or selecting the appropriate menu item, but
note that it is necessary to have 'View' – 'Invalid Data' enabled to do this.

It is important to note that trends marked as invalid are never exported,
regardless of whether they are viewed on the screen or not.


Exporting Trends
Trend data can be exported to any current Pratt & Whitney ECTM system.
The two step export/import process is automatic for 'ECTM System V' and
'WebECTM Client', and a P&W '.dat' file is generated if 'WebECTM
Services' is selected.


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NOTE:
  1. It is first necessary to set up the aircraft and engine in the ECTM
     system, or the ECTM import will fail.
  2. It is also necessary to set up the DAAM Trend program, to map ECTM
     required parameters to DAAM System logged parameters. This only
     needs to be done once, and the setup dialog will appear automatically
     if an export is attempted without the parameters having been mapped.
     This dialog is also available on the menu through 'Options' –
     'WebECTM Settings'.




   1. Select your ECTM version from the 'ECTM Version' drop-down box.
   2. Map required ECTM parameters (on left) to DAAM Logger
      parameters (on right) using the drop-down boxes provided.


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   3. Set the Fuel Flow parameters as required by the ECTM program. Note
      that typically ECTM requires weight-flow whereas the DAAM Logger
      records volume-flow. The DAAM Trend software automatically
      converts from the logged units to the required export units at time of
      export.
   4. If the ECTM Version is set to 'ECTM System V' or 'WebECTM
      Client', it is necessary for the DAAM Trend software to know the
      location of the ECTM system, so that the ECTM import script can be
      launched automatically. Generally clicking on the 'Auto Detect' button
      will locate it, but if this fails please manually enter the ECTM location
      in the edit box for 'Pratt & Whitney ECTM Directory'.

Other export options available from the 'Options' – 'Export' menu are:

All Trends                         Always export all trends. The ECTM import
                                   will discard trends that already exist.
Only Un-Exported Trends            Only export trends that have not been exported
                                   before. This will result in shorter ECTM import
                                   report files!
Ask Me Each Time                   Show a dialog allowing the choice to be made
                                   each time an export is requested.

Start an export by clicking on the          button. The export process will
proceed automatically, and will result in a report file being displayed. Check
this file carefully for any DAAM Trend export errors or ECTM import errors.
The most common source of errors is not having the aircraft and engine
already set up in the ECTM program.




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“How-To” Section
1.   Calibrate the Collective Pitch Sensor. Following aircraft maintenance
     it may be necessary to re-calibrate the Collective sensor. To do this it is
     necessary to enter Maintenance Mode by using a special Pilot ID keyfob
     (programmed with a maintenance ID code), and then selecting menu
     item '8 Maintenance' on the CDU. Then select Collective calibration.
     Once the calibration process has started, the dash will initially display:

                      Collective 0%
                      menu, enter
     Position the Collective lever to 0% (full down position), and press
     ENTER to confirm, or press MENU to abort the calibration and return
     to the menu. Following this will come a 100% request screen. Simply
     position the lever to 100% (full up position) and again press ENTER to
     confirm. The dash will then display “Collective Calib Saved”, to which
     an ENTER response will return to the maintenance menu. Press MENU
     to return to the main menu.
     NOTE: be sure to cycle the logger power before starting the engine, so
     that the logger exits Maintenance Mode.

2.   Display time-of-day while flying. While the dash is displaying the
     engine and flying times, simply press ENTER and the top line will
     change from engine time to the date and time-of-day. See page 5 for
     details.

3.   Change Hour Counter values. The values of certain hour and cycle
     counters can be changed on the              page. Aircraft identification
     and engine details can be changed here also. To avoid accidental
     changes, this page is password protected. When prompted, enter
     password “PerkinsT”, without the quote marks.
     Note that care must be taken, as logged data may be lost, or attributed
     to the wrong aircraft or engine. Always download DAAM data and
     Trend data, and clear the logger, before performing any update!

4.   Change Logger Configuration. Changing the logger configuration
     may render the logger inoperable, and should only be done in
     accordance with an approved Perkins Technologies Field Service
     Bulletin (FSB). If you believe you have a need to change the
     configuration, please contact Perkins Technologies for advice.


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Appendix A: Document 602002 – DAAM Data Download Procedure



  Troubleshooting
  Communications Problems
  If your computer can not reliably communicate with the logger, there are
  several possibilities:

  1)        No Port Available, please consult your PC supplier to obtain an RS-
            232C Serial Port.
  2)        Faulty Data Cable, please try a different cable.

  Sensor Problems
  The majority of sensor problems are caused by a faulty sensor, faulty cabling,
  or incorrect reconnection after maintenance.

  Before contacting Perkins Technologies, please ensure that the installation
  conforms to specifications.

  1) Pulse (RPM) Sensors: Check cabling and connectors, and check that the
     sensor is located as detailed in the installation instructions, in particular
     check the sensing distance where applicable.
  3) Analog Sensors: Check cabling and connectors, +8V power supplied
     from logger where applicable, and that the correct sensor type has been
     selected in the configuration.

  For further troubleshooting, refer to the guide supplied with each sensor.




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System Requirements (minimum)
• Intel Pentium 366 IBM PC or compatible running
  Windows 98/Me/XP/2000/Vista.
• 128Mb RAM.
• 4Mb Hard disk space plus Download space.
• Windows compatible pointing device.
• SVGA video adaptor and monitor capable of running
  1024x768 resolution and 256 colors or higher.
• CD-ROM drive.
• Available RS-232-C compatible serial port.


Glossary
CDU            Cockpit Display Unit
DAAM           Data Acquisition Alarm Monitor
ETSO           Engine Time Since Overhaul
LED            Light Emitting Diode
PC             Personal Computer
TIS            Time In Service
TSO            Time Since Overhaul
TTIS           Total Time In Service
FSB            Field Service Bulletin




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