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Old May 6th, 2013, 09:51 PM   #9
Ron Beaufort
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Immediate attention alarms bring the system to a halt and alarm for attention. Others just alarm for attention.


certainly - and once the basic "alarm" bits are latched on, you could then do whatever is necessary to stop the system or just to call for attention or to do anything else required ...

the part that most people miss when setting up alarms is that SOME conditions need immediate attention but other conditions can easily "wait awhile" before considering the situation to be an "alarm" in the first place ...

many alarm programs just lump every type of condition into one basket with no easy way to accommodate various degrees of seriousness ... having the separate timers allows a lot of flexibility that some other alarm programs don't offer ...

it's just a suggestion ... if your system doesn't require this degree of control then feel free to ignore the suggestion ...
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