SPA Setup - Sounds tab

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

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SPA Setup - Sounds tab

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

Sounds tab - Set the On Alarm .wav file and other sound related data.

 

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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.