Tridium Niagara Starter Kit for Beginners: Niagara Software License and JACE 8000


Online Training & Certification (Optional)

Get formally trained and earn the Niagara 4 TCP certification! Taught by Tridium trainers, this is a week long online training that is held twice a month. For exact dates contact us.

Getting started with Tridium’s leading Building Management and IoT Software and Hardware products? Too hard to figure out how? No worries – we have created the right starter kit for you to get you on the Tridium journey. Note – although this kit will make you famiiar with the Niagara software, we strongly encourage you to get formal training and certification in Niagara. You can select the optional online training above which is typically held twice every month. For exact dates contact us. Once you are Niagara certified, the possibilities are endless for you as a Tridium Niagara Certified Professional .

What comes with the Kit

  • Tridium JACE 8000 – JACE is an embedded system that allows you to connect to edge devices such as VAV, fan controllers etc and start collecting data.
    • Niagara 4 Framework Software with license for 5 Devices 250 Points included
    • Device Drivers for BacNet, Modbus, LON, OBIX, PLC, OPC already included
  • Niagara Supervisor Software License for one JACE; includes initial 18 months support/maintenance- this license is required to run the Niagara sofware, program the JACE etc. Main features of Niagara Supervisor software:
    • Centralized system management
    • Quickly navigate to individual buildings using tags to diagnose problems
    • Compare data between buildings (as you expand the number of JACEs)
    • Export system data to external databases
    • Integrate BAS to other enterprise applications
    • Integrate to other applications, such as work order management, analytics, etc
    • Single tool used to program JACE controllers and Supervisor
    • Remotely back up JACE applications to Supervisor
    • Batch provisioning of JACE firmware upgrades from Supervisor
    • Robust built-in analytic capabilities supported by standard Niagara components and visualizations
    • Compatibility with Niagara Analytics 2.0, adding data source, functional and mathematical programming blocks to enable sophisticated analytic algorithms


Tridium JACE 8000 Starter Kit : Featuring Niagara 4 Open IoT Platform

Efficient global design

The new, modular design of the JACE 8000 controller makes it easy to install, integrate and deploy. Tool-less installation with expansion capability reduces installation complexity and improves flexibility. Systems integrators can focus on engineering solutions, not assembling components.

Wireless capability

Standard Wi-Fi offers enhanced wireless capability when interfacing with the next generation of wireless sensors and devices. The JACE 8000 controller also is configurable as an access point so that mobile phones and tablets can display information and advanced graphics. Expansion also is available when interfacing with other wireless fieldbuses seen in connected buildings.

Optimized for Niagara 4

The JACE 8000 controller leverages the exciting new features of Niagara 4. It adds to the enhanced user experience, maximizing Niagara 4’s key advantages: pure Web interface based on HTML5 with HTML5 views, charting and data visualization, a common design language, better reporting, robust security and improved device management.

With simple configuration, tool-less installation, low-cost integration and high-powered performance, the JACE 8000 controller is a dramatic evolution in connecting and controlling devices worldwide.

Hardware Specifications

Agency Certifications

  • UL 916, CE EN 61326-1
  • FCC Part 15 Subpart B, Class B
  • FCC Part 15 Subpart C
  • C-UL listed to Canadian Standards Association (CSA) C22.2 No. 205-M1983 “Signal Equipment”
  • 1999/5/EC R&TTE Directive
  • CCC
  • SRRC
  • RSS
  • ROHS

Environmental Specifications

  • Operating temperature: -20–60°C
  • Storage temperature: -40–85°C
  • Humidity: 5%–95% — Non condensing
  • Shipping & vibration: ASTM D4169, Assurance Level II
  • MTTF: 10 years+

Additional information

Weight 4 lbs


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