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PM5000 Digital Output Behaviour Modes

Published date: 19 October 2018

Issue
User would like to know the differences between the Digital Output Behaviour Modes "Normal", "Timed", and "Trip Coil"

Product Line
PM5300
PM5500

Environment
Front panel or ION Setup

Resolution
Descriptions of the three (3) digital output behaviour modes are below.

Normal:
  • Digital output will turn ON when the specified external or alarm condition is met as defined in Control Mode
  • The digital output remains ON only while the alarm is active
Timed:
  • Digital output will turn ON when the specified external, demand sync, alarm, or energy condition is met as defined in Control Mode
  • The digital output remains ON for the time period (in seconds) defined in the "On Time" setup parameter
Coil Hold:
  • Digital output will turn ON when the specified external or alarm condition is met as defined in Control Mode
  • The digital output remains ON until the command number 6004 is sent to the meter from a PLC or PC.
  • Please check the command structure in the Modbus register list at FA234017
For additional information on digital output setup, please refer to the "Digital output applications" section of the appropriate user guide, located at FA234023

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