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Audible Notification Based on Multiple Zone Trips

Application:

This application will provide details on how to provide an audible notification based on a zone tripping on multiple occasions.  This application will use the decrement feature available to Flag units.

Equipment:

HAI Controller – Omni LT, Omni II, Omni IIe, Omni Pro II, Lumina or Lumina Pro

Zone Contact – any door, window, or motion

Buzzer or other audible appliance

Console or PC Access (optional) – all setup and programming options can be performed from a console; however, it is much easier when using the software.

 

 

Installation:

  1. Connect the sensor contact to a zone on the HAI controller.
  2. Connect the buzzer (or other audible appliance) to an output on the HAI controller.  NOTE: If the device has a current draw greater than 100mA @ 12VDC, you will need to use a relay and an auxiliary power supply.

 

 

Setup:

For the purpose of this application, there is no need to set a zone type for the sensor (leave it as auxiliary) or specific feature for the output (leave it as general purpose), as this application does not affect security.  We will demonstrate two different effects based on multiple trips.

 

  1. Under Setup>>Names>>Zones, name the zone being used – we will name ours MOTION.
  2. Under Setup>>Names>>Units, name the following:
    1. Name one (1) output – we will name ours BUZZER.
    2. Two (2) Flags – we will name ours TRIP 5 and TRIP 10.

 

Configuration/Programming:

For the purpose of our example, we will be creating programming based on the desired effect of providing a distinctly audible notification when a particular zone trips five (5) times and ten (10) times.  Additionally, we will want this to occur only at night, although other conditions may be desired.  With the above stated, we will create the following programming:

 

SUNSET MTWTFSS: SET TRIP 5 TO 5

            SUNSET MTWTFSS: SET TRIP 10 TO 10

            WHEN MOTION NOT READY &IF DARK: DECREMENT TRIP 5

            WHEN MOTION NOT READY &IF DARK: DECREMENT TRIP 10

            WHEN TRIP 5 OFF &IF DARK: BUZZER ON FOR 5 SECONDS

            WHEN TRIP 5 OF &IF DARK: SET TRIP 5 TO 5

            WHEN TRIP 10 NOT READY &IF DARK: BUZZER ON FOR 10 SECONDS

            WHEN TRIP 10 OFF &IF DARK: SET TRIP 10 TO 10

SUNRISE MTWTFSS: SET TRIP 5 TO 0

SUNRISE MTWTFSS: SET TRIP 10 TO 0

 

How it works:

 

Lines 1 & 2 set you counter flags each evening, at sunset (dark).

Lines 3 & 4 decrement your flags each time the zone trips.

Lines 5(6) and 7(8) sound the buzzer respectively and reset the counters as they turn off.

Lines 9 & 10 set the counters to 0 each morning, to ensure there is no confusion during the day.

 

 

 

Article ID: 704