8-184.108.40.206 Using EDIT MENU option 2 to activate/deactivate switches
Switches are activated/deactivated for the same reason and in a similar manner to
activating/deactivating sensors in paragraph 8-220.127.116.11. Deactivating a switch stops
main processor from monitoring that particular switch. Deactivation may be
necessary when a switch is malfunctioning, is displaying false information on
video monitor display page and is activating alarms when no problem exists.
When a switch is deactivated, the word DEACTIVATED appears in place of the
switch emblem on video monitor display page. After switch is repaired or
replaced, switch is reactivated. The word DEACTIVATED disappears and switch
emblem again appears on video monitor.
Push keyboard key 2 (EDIT MENU option ACTIVATE/DEACTIVATE SWITCHES). Make sure page
select prompt in step 8-18.104.22.168a appears on video monitor.
Push keyboard key that shows switch data, such as GENERATORS display page (Figure 8-6) or HIGH
PRESSURE WATER PUMPS (Figure 8-7) display page.
Make sure display page chosen shows on video monitor.
If highlighted instructions called "prompts," shown below, are displayed on screen and switch
closest to top left side of the page is double intensity, go to step c.
EDIT THIS ONE
SELECT NEW PAGE
RETURN TO EDIT MENU
If screen flashes, indicating display page has no switches, either press another display page key
or press EDIT key to return to EDIT MENU.
Push keyboard key 1 (prompt ADVANCE CURSOR) and move cursor to switch to be
Push keyboard key 2 (prompt EDIT THIS ONE). Make sure video monitor displays switch information
with switch label at top of page and prompts in upper right comer. Make sure cursor is on the line with
Push keyboard key 2 (prompt EDIT THIS ONE) again. Make sure cursor extends all the way to the right.
When switch is deactivated, the word DEACTIVATED appears in place of switch
emblem. After switch is repaired or replaced, switch is reactivated. The word
DEACTIVATED disappears and switch emblem again appears on video monitor.
To activate switch, push keyboard key 0, and to deactivate switch, press keyboard key 1.
Push ENTER keyboard key. Note that cursor will shorten.
Push EDIT keyboard key to leave edit mode and return EMS video monitor to normal scanning or push
keyboard key 3 (prompt SELECT NEW SWITCH) to return to display page.