Configuring option module digital inputs using ION Setup

You can configure option module digital inputs using ION Setup.

Digital inputs are available on your meter. You can add more digital inputs using optional I/O modules.

  1. Start ION Setup.
  2. Open the Setup Assistant for your meter.
  3. Navigate to Expansion Modules > Option I/O Modules and select the module tab that corresponds to the option module with the digital input you want to configure.
  4. Select the digital input channel and click Edit.
    The setup screen for that digital input is displayed.
  5. Configure the digital input by selecting the parameter and clicking Edit.
  6. Once the parameter has been configured, click OK to save the setting to the meter.
    Parameter Value/Range Description
    Input Mode Pulse, KYZ, A/C, IRIG-B1

    Specifies how the meter processes the signal:

    • Pulse: the meter counts an entire pulse (from off-on to on-off) as one input.
    • KYZ: the meter counts a transition (from off-on or from on-off) as one input.
    • A/C: the meter detects analog signals where the ON condition is based on the presence of an AC signal.
    • IRIG-B1: the meter detects an IRIG-B time synchronization signal.

    EvLog Mode Log Off/Log On Specifies if events generate log entries.
    Event Priority 0–255 Specifies the priority of an event.
    Polarity Inverting/Non-Inverting Specifies if the signal from the digital port is inverted or not inverted.
    Debounce 0.000–1.000 Specifies how long (in seconds) the signal must remain in a state to be considered a valid state change.
    Port Defined by your meter’s hardware Your meter’s physical digital input port.
    Enable Enabled/Disabled Specifies whether the module is enabled or disabled.
    Alarm Trigger Mode Alarm off OFF/Alarm on ON Specifies the behavior of the digital input alarm.
    1 IRIG-B can only be connected to one of the digital inputs located on the meter base, not an option module.
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