In this how to video, we will cover the basics of the lockout features on a ProSense digital panel meter.
I am currently using a DPM2 model for this example. When reading the specifications of the lockout feature, we can totally or selectively lock out configuration parameters to prevent unauthorized or accidental changes to the meters operation.
AutomationDirect's new ProSense line of digital panel meters offers a simple and cost-effective solution to display analog process, temperature, load cell, and potentiometer inputs. With all models, configuration parameters can be totally or selectively locked out to prevent unauthorized or accidental changes to the meter's operation. Two-point direct or reverse acting linear scaling values can be entered manually or by introducing actual sensed process values in Teach mode. Models feature IP65-rated meter faces and are available with 1/32 and 1/8 DIN housings to take up minimal panel space.
In this HOW TO video, we will cover the basics of the lockout features on a ProSense digital panel meter. I am currently using a DPM2 model for this example. When reading the specifications of the lockout feature, we can totally or selectively lock out configuration parameters to prevent unauthorized or accidental changes to the meters operation. First, I press and hold the Enter button for 3 seconds until we see CodE displayed. It will quickly flash to four zeros as factory default code. We can create our own 4 digit passcode if we want. In this example we will leave it with four zeros. Next we press Enter again and we see LiSt for list. If I press Enter, we see tLoc for total lockout which locks everything. We use the right arrow key and change to YES and press Enter and we see NAH then no. This is the min and max for our output relays. We leave those at no. We press Enter and Stor displays meaning that our new settings are now stored into the unit. Now if I press Enter, it will not allow me to go to program mode. It is completely locked out. Let's go back and make changes. We press and hold Enter for three seconds, we see code and 0000 which is the password we chose earlier the default passcode. We press Enter and now we see list, and press Enter and now we see tLoc for total lockout. It flashes up the current lockout, so we change from Yes to no. We press Enter. Next, we see SEt1 for setpoint 1. What if we wanted to only lock out that input setup? We press Enter when Yes is displayed. SEt2, press Enter, we change it to Yes, press Enter. We leave the rest at no. We press Enter until we go back to Stor. Now if I go back to program mode, I do not have the option to change our first and second inputs. They are locked out. I will go back and change our locked out set points by pressing Enter for 3 seconds, we see the code of 0000, press Enter and we see LiSt, press Enter and total lockout is still no. Press Enter and Set 1 is Yes. We change it and Set 2 to no. Let's change Input to a yes and display to a yes. We press Enter until we get to Stor again. We go back to program and try to change our input. It will not allow changes. Now I go back and turn them all back to no and I can access all data input. I hope you found this video useful and follow us to our other How to videos on the ProSense Digital Panel Meters. Thanks and have a great day.