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Configuring setpoint/standard alarms using ION Setup

You can use ION Setup to configure the standard alarm settings.
  1. Start ION Setup.
  2. Open the Setup Assistant for your meter.
  3. Navigate to Alarming and click the Standard tab.
  4. Select a setpoint and click Edit.
  5. Enter the password and click OK, if required.

    The Setpoint Setup screen is displayed.

  6. Configure the setpoint values as required.
  7. Click Save to save the settings to your meter.
    Parameter Value/Range Description
    By Percentage By Percentage/By Value When available, specifies if the Pickup and Dropoff entries are by percentage or by value. If the option is not available, pickup and dropoff entries are by value.
    Force Off Checked/Unchecked

    Forcing the alarm off disables all functions of the associated input.

    To stop an alarm from being displayed without affecting other meter features, set the alarm priority to Info Only.

    Label String value When available, lets you modify the default label so it more clearly identifies the alarm. Letters, numbers, and underscores are permitted.
    Pickup Numeric value Use this setting to provide a value for when the alarm turns on.
    Pickup Delay Numeric value This specifies the number of seconds the input must be over the alarm pickup value before the alarm turns on.
    Dropout Numeric value Use this setting to provide a value for when the alarm turns off.
    Dropout Delay Numeric value This specifies the number of seconds the input must be below the alarm dropoff value before the alarm turns off.
    Alarm Priority None, Info Only, Low, Medium or High Specifies the priority level of the standard alarm. When priority is set to Info Only, the alarm does not appear on the display.
    Custom Priority 0-255 Select custom priority to view and configure the event priority of the event associated with the alarm. The event log cutoff value is displayed for reference; priorities above the cutoff are stored in the meter’s event log.
    Related topics • See “Alarms overview” on page 147 for more information about your meter’s alarms and alarm configuration.
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