4Cast – Installation Quick Guide
The 4Cast is designed to be a plug-n-play device and installation is quick & easy
- The 4Cast system incorporates sensors and a computer for continuous monitoring of bearings and other applications, via either an Ethernet or WiFi connection.
- Users have the ability to control and set parameters such as alarms and sound recordings for individual RAS (Remote Access Sensors).
- RAS sensors are permanently mounted transducers that are connected to the 4Cast communications controller.
- Data stored locally on the 4Cast can be sent and stored directly to UE Systems Ultratrend DMS 6 software for further analysis.
- The 4Cast is designed to be a plug-n-play device. Once DMS software, database and server are configured, all the 4Cast needs is an IP address of where the server is located on the network.
- RAS (Remote Access Sensors)
- BNC Cables to establish a connection between the RAS and the 4Cast
- Power Supply
- Ethernet Cable (to connect the 4Cast to the network)
- SD Card (to store data collected by the 4Cast)
- Mount the 4Cast to a location that will provide easy access.
- Connect the power supply: Power: 24 VDC 1 Amp Conditioned
- Connect the Ethernet Cable
- Mount the RAS as close as possible to the bearing housing (click here for the RAS installation instructions)
- Connect the BNC cable to the RAS and the other end to the BNC input in the 4Cast.
Test the RAS connection to the 4Cast:
- Switch on the asset (motor, pump, etc.)
- The 4Cast display screen will show test point # and either an arrow or a dB value. If the arrow is displayed, turn the sensitivity dial in the direction of the arrow until you get a dB value
- Repeat for each of the installed RAS. To do so, push/click the sensitivity dial to see the sensor number (1,2,3,4).
Establish the connection between the 4Cast and a computer:
For this you need Ultratrend DMS 6.0 software from UE systems. For more detailed instructions please refer to our Ultratrend DMS 6 with 4Cast support Installation Guide.
For more detailed information: