When looking at status through PC Access the time shows as Invalid or Bad



When viewing the status of a system through PC Access, the sunrise/sunset times are wrong or display as "INVALID" or "BAD TIME".




  1. Check for the proper latitude and longitude for your location.  The following link can provide this information using your zip code: http://www.zipinfo.com/cgi-local/zipsrch.exe?ac=ac&tz=tz&ll=ll&zip=70123&Go=Go
  2. In PC Access, go to Setup>>Miscellaneous.
  3. Verify the proper data for latitude and longitude.
  4. Verify that the time zone is proper.  NOTE: the setting for East/West for Time Zone is specifically relating to hemisphere.
  5. If any of the above values were changed/altered, download these changes to the controller.
  6. Click on Command>>Set Time.  NOTE: On this splash screen, the reference to Daylight Savings Time is asking are you currently observing Daylight Savings Time.
  7. Wait 2 minutes.
  8. Click on Show>>Status.  Your time and sunrise/sunset times should now be correct.