SPA Setup - Receivers tab

This Help File Page was issued on 09/30/2017

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SPA Setup - Receivers tab

This Help File Page was issued on 09/30/2017

Receivers tab - Lists supported Receivers information and allows additional Receivers to be added to this list.

By default, the "standard" Receivers are already listed.

 

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Receivers tab on the SPA Setup Form

 

Driver ID - Displays the internal Driver number.

The Driver number is used by SPA to know how to process signals from this type of Receiver.

Several Receivers may use the same Driver number (see ID above) because they all send information to the computer in the same manner.

Receiver - The Receiver's name within the SPA application

Start - Position of the first Character sent by this Receiver "introducing" a new alarm event Packet.

End - Last Character sent by this Receiver "closing" the latest alarm event Packet will be this number of characters after the first (Start) character.

 

Adding a new Receiver to this Receivers tab - (see the three receivers using Driver ID number 11 in the illustration above, as an example):

Click Add ("+") to insert a new line in the Receivers tab

 

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Click the Ellipse in the Receiver field of that new line item to display the Driver Assignment dialog

 

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SPA Setup Form - Receivers tab

Driver Assignment dialog accessed from the Receiver field

 

Choose from among the 50+ Receiver Drivers available.

Click the OK button to save that Receiver definition.

 

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Setting up this new Receiver Driver: Once you have added this new receiver to be displayed on the Ports tab, be sure to defined the Start and End position numbers.

Driver ID - The number of the selected Receiver will be inserted in the Receiver ID column.

Receiver - The name of the selected Receiver will be inserted in the Receiver column.

Start - Enter the Starting Position Number of this Receiver's Data Packet.

End - Enter the Ending Position Number of this Receiver's Data Packet.

Click Save ("ü") to record your New Receiver Driver entry.

 

Once a Receiver Assignment has been made, to change this Receiver's name Click the Edit () Icon and modify as needed.

 

Note: Also, see the Xml MicroKey Receiver Driver for that information.