Configuring status inputs using the display

The status input ports (S1 and S2) can be configured using the display.
NOTE: It is recommended you use ION Setup to configure the status inputs, as setup parameters that require text entry can only be modified using ION Setup .
  1. Navigate to Maint > Setup .
  2. Enter the setup password (default is “0”), then press OK.
  3. Navigate to I/O > S In .
  4. Move the cursor to point to the status input you want to set up, then press Edit.
  5. Move the cursor to point to the parameter you want to modify, then press Edit.
    NOTE: If Edit is not displayed, it means the parameter is either read-only or can only be modified through software.
  6. Modify the parameter as required, then press OK.
  7. Move the cursor to point to the next parameter you want to modify, press Edit, make your changes, then press OK.
  8. Press the up arrow to exit. Press Yes to save your changes.
    Parameter Values Description
    Label This can be modified only through software. Use this field to assign names to the status inputs (S1 and S2).
    Debounce Time (ms) 0 to 1000 Debounce is the time delay that compensates for mechanical contact bounce. Use this field to set how long (in milliseconds) the external signal must remain in a certain state to be considered a valid state change.
    Control Mode Normal

    This field displays how the status input functions.

    Normal: the status input is not associated with another meter function. The meter counts and records the number of incoming pulses normally.

    See “Technical Specifications” on page 15 for electrical characteristics and limits for the status inputs.
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