Competing Industrial/Commercial Boiler Controllers

Below are a few of the major competitors to Autoflame.

competing-controllers

Not shown in the above photos are the numerous add-on modules required
to duplicate the same out-of-the-box features present in an Autoflame control.

The current Autoflame controls:Mini8-box-animation-24-06-2015Mk7-box-animation-24-06-2015-3

FeatureMini Mk8 MM
Controller
Mk8 MM
Controller
Mini Mk8 MM ControllerMk8 MM Controller
OverviewIdeal for budget applications.
Focused mainly on burner control.
Offers even greater expandability.
Focused on complete boiler control.
Screen size7"” (14x10.7cm)12.1" (24.5x18.5cm)
TouchscreenSingle-touch
resistive
Multi-touch
capacitive
Flame safeguard

Air/fuel ratio control

IBS/lead-lag sequencing

Scheduling

Commissioning

VSD management

Reporting/graphing

FGR (Flue Gas Recirculation)

Channels3 servos/1 VSD4 servos/2 VSD
(5th servo via software access code)
Lockout loggingMost recent
64 lockouts
Most recent
128 lockouts
Error loggingMost recent
64 errors
Most recent
128 errors
Number of fuel curves24
VPS (Gas Valve Proving)

Outside temperature

Login security

Back up commissioning data via IR port

Boiler log entries10001000
Dual fuel support

Air pressure monitoring & proving

Oil pressure monitoring & proving–-

Fuel flow metering

Commissioning points (not including Open, Closed, FGR & Golden Start)2020
Customisable graphics

Flame rod/UV change over option

Dual IR and/or UV
Multi-language interfaceEnglish (UK)
English (US)
Chinese
German
Spanish
Polish
Turkish
Russian
Italian
More coming soon
English (UK)
English (US)
Chinese
German
Spanish
Turkish
Polish
More coming soon
Deaerator Control–-

Multi-burner synchronisation on a single boiler–-Up to ten burners
1 master, 9 slaves
Conditional fault response
Download Manager for viewing & troubleshooting MM configuration & performance through a PCAdvanced graphing & table interfaceAdvanced graphing &
table interface
Self-diagnostics for identifying electrical and temperature changes to the MM

UL/CE/AGA approvals

On-board technical manual

Modbus connectivity

Unlock with software
access code or use DTI
Autoflame water level monitoring–-Unlock with software
access code.
Analogue water level monitoring–-Unlock with software
access code. Also requires Autoflame water level monitoring access code.
Feedwater management–-Unlock with software
access code
Steam/heat flow metering–-Unlock with software
access code
Top blowdown/TDS–-Unlock with software
access code
Bottom blowdown–-Unlock with software
access code
Draft control–-Unlock with software
access code
Fully metered, cross-limited combustion control–-Unlock with software
access code
First out annunciation–-Unlock with software
access code
O2 trimRequires O2 ModuleRequires O2 Module
3 parameter (O2, CO2, CO) trimRequires EGARequires EGA
Emissions monitoring & reportingRequires EGARequires EGA