John Dyer

Adding an Alarm Profile to a Sensor

By John Dyer / 11/04/2019

Sensor alarm actions can be set to follow a specific alarm profile. This allows alarm actions to be amended to suit the needs of the business and system users. A sensor can only be attached to one profile at a time, however many sensors can be attached to the same profile, see Alarm Profiles. Route…

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How to Auto-Inhibit Sensors

By John Dyer / 11/04/2019

Auto-Inhibiting sensors stops the sensors from alarming on data excursions, outside of the set points. This feature is often used in production areas, where the area may not be us use for set periods of time. During these times cooling is turned off to save energy which results in a change of the environment. Auto-inhibiting…

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Creating & Editing a Schedule

By John Dyer / 10/04/2019

The D3 scheduler schedules when activities will take place, these activities are: when sensors alarm (see Auto Inhibit Sensors) when alarm outputs action (see Alarm Profiles) Five different schedules can be created, however a sensor or alarm profile can only be attach to a single schedule. Each schedule has a 7 day schedule cycle, up…

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Retail Butcher

By John Dyer / 29/03/2019

Barlows Butchers are an award winning family butchers with two retail sites and a reputation for excellent customer service. Brief Overview Scott, owner of Barlows Butchers, was looking for a temperature monitoring system, for both this butcher sites, that offered value for money and helped his teams to meet HACCP compliance. The Barlows Butcher team…

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Email Set-Up Using a Hotmail Account

By John Dyer / 29/03/2019

When setting up email using Hotmail we suggest using the following hotmail SMTP settings as the default within the D3 base station. Settings SMTP Hostname – smpt-mail.outlook.com SMTP Port – 587 Use STARTTLS – Yes Username – This must be the username used to sign in to the Hotmail account – normally your Hotmail account…

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Alarm Set Points, Delays & Inhibiting a Sensor

By John Dyer / 26/03/2019

Authorisation Users need the relevant system authorities to setup or amend alarm set points, delays and inhibit sensors. Authorisation rights are administered by system administrator level users, application for system authorisation rights changes need be raised with Admin Users. How to change set points, delays & inhibit sensors The video, below, shows how to create…

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How To Add/Replace a Sensor

By John Dyer / 26/03/2019

Add a Sensor Adding sensors to a D3 base station comprises of a simple pairing exercise. The process differs slightly between older legacy sensors (sensors for Tek Troniks DataCentre and SAMIE systems) which are compatible with a D3. The 2 videos below explain the process for each sensor type. Legacy Sensors – all legacy sensors…

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Can’t Login Over the Network Interface

By John Dyer / 25/03/2019

If you’re getting a connection failure message when trying to login to your D3 monitoring system, via the network interface (using a standard web browser), please follow the below steps to identify the issue. Step 1 – Check the base stations network connection On the D3 base station Home screen press the INFO button, the…

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Loss of Wireless Communications

By John Dyer / 22/03/2019

The key to any wireless system is the communication between the wireless transmitters and the base station. Tek Troniks use a bi-directional communication protocol, this means that if communications fail the system can alert users. Common Caused of Communication Failure The most common causes of communication failure are: Repeaters are turned off. The transmitter is…

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Alarm Profiles Explained

By John Dyer / 20/12/2018

Alarm profiles are used to control the actions the D3 base station will take in the event of an alarm event being triggered. Alarms are triggered when data received exceeds the limits of your set points (after any alarm delay you have allowed has elapsed). Alarm profiles can be created based on your alarm requirements…

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