Control system: VISION or ANALOG
All Petersime machines have an electronic control system that is specially in-house designed and engineered.
On the Conventional line two systems are available - VISION or ANALOG. You can choose either of these depending on the degree of technology required.
All Petersime control systems comply with European safety (CE) standards including electro magnetic compatibility (EMC) regulations.
VISION is operated by pocket-sized remote control units. Only four buttons are needed to perform all functions and to operate any machine in the hatchery.
Two types of remote control unit are available: a full function remote control unit for the hatchery manager and a limited remote control unit for other hatchery staff. This prevents unauthorised data entry.
Incubator readings and settings are clearly displayed by internationally-recognised symbols and easy-to-read graphs. That means VISION is easy to operate in any part of the world.
VISION automatically logs all incubation parameters. Detailed charts on the LCD screen visualise the past incubation process and highlight significant data.
The delayed start function postpones the incubation cycle for a pre-programmed period. This allows hatchery staff to start up machines during normal working hours instead of having to wheel in trolleys at night or during weekends.
In the delayed start mode the machine is kept at pre-fixed conditions, turning the setter into the ideal egg holding and preheating room. Controlled turning and ventilation during delayed start also contributes to ideal pre-incubation conditions and improves hatching uniformity.
A stainless steel box protects the VISION unit against water, dust and electromagnetic interference. The system has withstood extreme durability and interference testing to guarantee full operational safety.
FOCUSLINK™ is a high performance incubator control network for Petersime incubators fitted with VISION (or FOCUS™) controls. It ensures on-line, two-way incubation monitoring with powerful graphics and pictograms.
The Petersime ANALOG control system is an easy to use, yet very accurate and reliable system. It features large panel meters on which temperature, humidity and ventilation readings are displayed. Set points for each parameter can be altered by pushing the corresponding up or down buttons. Choosing a different cooling mode or levelling the trolleys is also achieved by simply pushing a button.
In the unlikely event that something goes wrong the detailed alarm section will immediately reveal the problem. As with other Petersime control systems, it comes with a separate master control board that senses the temperature to protect the incubation process at all times.