Configuration of a digital output

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


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.

Status bar

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

Reset counter

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

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.

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).

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.

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.