Configuration of a digital output

 
Each digital output can be configured individually.
Configuration of a digital output
1

Close

 
1. Close  This button closes the window.
But it can be opened again, for instance by a double click in the selection tree. Only deleting the annunciator will erase it permanently.
2

Status bar

 
2. Status bar
The status bar indicates
  • operating mode
  • last command
  • number of sent commands
  • number of errors occured when sending commands
3

Reset counter

 
3. Reset counter
This button zeros the counter for the errors.
4

Expand/collapse settings

 
4. Expand/collapse settings   This button expands/collapses the setting area.
 
The annunciator uses less space on the screen in collapsed state.
5

Selection of the  switching contact

 
5. Selection of the  switching contact
In this area, you select the concrete switching contact. 
  • All detected device types are listed up.
  • All devices of the selected type are listed up. They are represented by their addresses since there might be several devices of the same type.
  • Finally you can select the switching channel of the selected device (most devices feature several digital outputs).
6

Switching behavior

 
6. Switching behavior
 
In  this area, you decide at which state the digital output is to switch on. The output switches off if the connected instrument shows a different state.
7

Hold time

 
7. Hold time
You can enter a minimum hold time after switching on to make sure that slower successive devices are able to recognize the switching state.