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Table 1. Technical specification for CV Series Controllers
Specification Description

Power requirement

24 VAC (nominal, 20 VAC minimum/30 VAC maximum), 50/60 Hz, Power Supply Class 2 (North America), Safety Extra-Low Voltage (SELV) (Europe)

Power consumption

10 VA typical, 14 VA maximum1

Note: The USB feature is not currently supported.

Power source

+15 VDC power source terminals provide 35 mA total current. Quantity 1 located in Universal IN terminals - for active (3-wire) input devices

Ambient conditions

Operating: 0°C to 50°C (32°F to 122°F)

Storage: -40°C to 70°C (-40°F to 158°F)

Communications protocol

F4-CVM models: BACnet MS/TP, N2, Zigbee Wireless also supported (at FC Bus and for Sensors) with additional hardware.

F4-CVE03050-0P: BACnet/SC or BACnet/IP

Device addressing for BACnet MS/TP

Decimal address set using the three rotary switches: valid controller device addresses 4-127

Controller number for Ethernet controller

3 rotary switches to assign a unique number for each controller to physically identify the controller and relate it to the building drawings; valid controller numbers 0-999

Device addressing for N2 Decimal address set using the three rotary switches: valid controller device addresses 1-253

Communications bus

F4-CVM models: BACnet MS/TP (default), N2. CV Series controllers support wireless functionality for the FC bus and for sensors with additional hardware.

3-wire FC Bus between the supervisory controller and equipment controllers
Note: For more information, refer to the FX MS/TP Communications Bus Technical Bulletin (LIT-12011670) .


BACnet/IP (default); BACnet/SC

Two Ethernet ports; 10/100 Mbps; 8-pin RJ-45 connector
Note: For more information, refer to the Facility Explorer IP Networks for BACnet/IP Controllers Configuration Guide (LIT-12012980).

All CV series models: 4-wire SA Bus between equipment controller, network sensors and other sensor/actuator devices, includes a lead to source 15 VDC supply power (from equipment controller) to bus devices


RX64M 32-bit Renesas microcontroller


16MB Flash Memory and 8MB SDRAM

Real-time clock backup power supply

Super capacitor maintains power to the onboard real-time clock for a minimum of 72 hours when supply power to the controller is disconnected.

Input and output capabilities

3 - Universal Inputs: Defined as 0–10 VDC, 0–600k ohms, or Binary Dry Contact

2 - Configurable Outputs: Defined as 0-10 VDC or 24 VAC Triac BO

3 - Binary Outputs: Defined as 24 VAC Triac (internal power)

Universal Input (UI) Resolution/Configurable Output (CO) accuracy

UI Analog Input Mode: 15-bit resolution on UIs

CO Analog Output Mode: 0–10 VDC ± 200 mV

Air pressure differential sensor

Range: -2 in. to 2 in. H2O

Performance Characteristics:

Typical accuracy at ambient operating conditions: +/- 0.5 % in. Water column full scale

Typical accuracy at zero (null) pressure is +/- 0.0006 in. Water column

Actuator rating

4 N·m (35 lb·in) minimum shaft length = 44 mm (1-3/4 in.) (if provided)


Inputs/Outputs: Pluggable Screw Terminal

FC Bus, SA Bus, and Supply Power: 4-Wire and 2-Wire Pluggable Screw Terminal Blocks

SA Bus Modular Ports: RJ-12 6-Pin Modular Jacks

Note: The FC Bus Terminal and FC Bus Port are only available on the CVM models


Mounts to damper shaft using single set screw and to duct with single mounting screw


Enclosure material: ABS and polycarbonate UL94 5VB; Self-extinguishing

Protection Class: IP20 (IEC529)


(height x width x depth)

165 mm x 125 mm x 73 mm (6.5 in. x 4.92 in. x 2.9 in.)

Center of Output Hub to Center of Captive Spacer: 135 mm (5-5/16 in.)


0.69 kg (1.52 lb)


United States:

UL Listed, File E107041, CCN PAZX, UL 916, Energy Management Equipment.

FCC Compliant to CFR47, Part 15, Subpart B, Class A.

Suitable for Use in Other Environmental Air Space (Plenums) in Accordance with Section 300.22(C) of the National Electrical Code.



UL Listed, File E107041, CCN PAZX7, CAN/CSA C22.2 No. 205, Signal Equipment.

Industry Canada Compliant, ICES-003


CE Mark – Johnson Controls declares that this product is in compliance with the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of the EMC Directive and RoHS Directive.

Australia and New Zealand:

RCM Mark, Australia/NZ Emissions Compliant.


BACnet International: BACnet Testing Laboratories™ (BTL) Protocol Revision 18 Listed and Certified BACnet Advanced Application Controller (B-AAC), based on ANSI/ASHRAE 135-2020

United Kingdom: Johnson Controls declares that this product is in compliance with Electromagnetic Compatibility Regulations, the Electrical Equipment (Safety) Regulations, and the Restriction of the Use of Certain Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment Regulations.

The performance specifications are nominal and conform to acceptable industry standard. For application at conditions beyond these specifications, consult the local Johnson Controls office. Johnson Controls shall not be liable for damages resulting from misapplication or misuse of its products.

1 The VA rating does not include any power supplied to the peripheral devices connected to Configurable Outputs (COs) or Binary Outputs (BOs), which can consume up to 12 VA for each CO or BO, for a possible total consumption of an additional 60 VA (maximum).