Configuring option module digital outputs using ION Setup
- Start ION Setup.
- Open the Setup Assistant for your meter.
- Navigate to and select the module tab that corresponds to the option module with the digital output you want to configure.
- Select the digital output channel and click Edit. The setup screen for that digital output is displayed.
- Configure the digital output by selecting the parameter
and clicking Edit.
Parameter Value/Range Description Source Digital/Boolean
Link this input to the value that drives the state of the digital output.
If Source is not linked, the digital output state is driven by the Force ON, Force OFF values.
Force ON Pulse Link this input to a pulse that forces the digital output on for the PulseWidth duration, regardless of the Source input. Force OFF1 Pulse Link this input to a pulse that forces the digital output off. Normal1 Pulse Pulsing this input will switch the driver of the digital output from Force ON to Source. EventLog Mode Log Off/Log On Specifies if events generate log entries. Polarity Inverting/non-inverting Specifies if the signal to the digital port is inverted or not inverted. PulseWidth 0–2,000,000
Specifies the duration of the pulse, in seconds.
Setting this parameter to 0 sets the digital output continuously on.
Port - The physical digital output port connection. Only available ports are shown. 1 These parameters are only valid when pulse width is set to 0.