Network engines are Ethernet-based, supervisory engines that connect BAS networks to IP networks. You can monitor and control BAS field devices from a computer using the Launcher application. Install Launcher version 1.7 on your computer. Refer to the Launcher Installation Instructions (LIT-12011783) .
The SNC combines the network supervisor capabilities and IP network connectivity of SNE network engines with the Input/Output (I/O) point connectivity and direct digital control capabilities of equipment controllers. The network engines provide scheduling, alarm and event management, trending, energy management, data exchange, and password protection. They have the current release of Metasys system software pre-loaded at the factory.