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DicksonOne | Not Reporting Alarms

Not Reporting Alarms

DicksonOne's not reporting alarms are used to alert the user that DicskonOne is no longer receiving data from the device. This can be caused by any of the following:
Device has lost power
Network that the device communicates on is experiencing communication issues
Network that the device communicates on is experiencing a power outage
Device has malfunctioned
 
To set this alarm follow the directions for Setting an Alarm.
 
A not reporting alarm triggers under either of the following conditions, depending on whether you have a 1st-generation (solid black case) or current 2nd-generation (white and grey case): 
16 minutes (1st-generation devices)* 
4 times the logger's sample interval (6 times, for firmware versions 3.07.56 through 3.07.62) (1st-generation devices) 
The logger's sample interval (Current 2nd-generation devices) 
The minimum notification reading delay for the alarm times the logger's sample interval (Current 2nd-generation devices) 
 
With a 1st-generation device, the not reporting alarm is NOT subject to the alarm delay! With a current 
2nd-generation device, the alarm delay can be used. 
 
Back-to-Normal condition 
 
Each alarm in the "alarm sent" state transitions back to normal if the device's reading and configuration packets are up-to-date per the above criteria. 
 
* We use 16 minutes for the older, 1st-gen loggers simply because of the transmission logic of those devices. If you're concerned that 4x*your sample interval will lead to not receiving your alarms fast enough, please select a faster sample rate. 
 
*If your device's firmware is equal to or is between 3.07.56 and 3.07.62 this value is 6x. 
 
 
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