Alarm Priority

Alarm Priority sets the Alarm priority for a Discrete Tag. The Higher the Priority, the Higher the Importance is of the alarm.  Alarm Priority is also used to filter alarms on the alarm summary.  This feature helps operators to distinguish between important alarms and nuisance alarms. Alarm Priority must be greater than 0.  A zero alarm priority is no alarming enabled.

To enable an alarm set the Alarm Priority greater than 0.

Multiple state alarm handling for discrete tags.

Each state of a tag can be assigned as an alarm with each state having a unique alarm priority, delay time, wav file, media file.  Each state can be assigned individually the ability to send email notification and text-to-speech alarm annunciation (although the same message is sent or read).

Range:                    0 to 99
Field Type:            Analog
Tag fields:             .APRDIG 


Figure 4-9Alarm Priority must be greater than Zero