This Help File Page was issued on 09/30/2017
This Help File Page was last Modified on 11/09/2022
❑Sounds tab - Set the On Alarm .wav file and other sound related data.
Sounds tab on the SPA Setup Form
•On Alarm - Set the sound that plays when an alarm signal is received.
✓Play wav file - Check this box to play an alert sound at the workstation where SPA receives the Alarm Signal from the Receiver.
✓Enter the wav file name - Type the name of this sound (.wav) file. This file must be in the Program Files\MKS\MKMS (or, if using a 64bit operating system, in the Program Files(x86)\MKS\MKMS) folder where the MKMSCS and SPA programs reside.
•When implementing the Third Edition UL® 1981 Standard, this Sounds tab will be used to define the Sounds to be enabled for UL® Central Stations unless the following exception applies:
✓20.3 - Exception: The audible signal is not required to be provided for change-of-status signals other than Alarm, Supervisory, Tour Delinquency, and Trouble signals.
✓Enabling the audible device is not required in UL® Central Stations where Operators are dedicated to handling change-of-status signals, and are stationed where the Operator Terminal is located.
•Pending Signals - Indicate when, if and how sounds will be employed to alert Operators as to the number of Pending Signals in the Alarm Stack..
✓Interval (in seconds) is the number of seconds between playing of the Sound that indicates the number of Pending Signals in the Alarm Stack by Clicking on the appropriate number.
▪Inactive - Click the Inactive button to disable this feature.
▪Number of seconds - Click the appropriate number button to set the number of seconds between the playing of the Pending Signals alert sounds.
✓Sounds based on number pending - Enter the name of the sound (.wav) file. This file must be in the Program Files\MKS\MKMS (or, if using a 64bit operating system, in the Program Files(x86)\MKS\MKMS) folder where the MKMSCS and SPA programs reside.
▪Between 1 and 4 - Enter the appropriate file name.
▪Between 5 and 9 - Enter the appropriate file name.
▪Between 10 and 19 - Enter the appropriate file name.
▪20 or more - Enter the appropriate file name.