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Subject: Re: Any modern solution besides the TVs and EPICS alarm handler ?
From: Kate Feng <feng1@bnl.gov>
To: "Ned D. Arnold" <nda@aps.anl.gov>
Cc: "Feng, Shuchen" <feng@bnl.gov>, techtalk <tech-talk@aps.anl.gov>
Date: Mon, 03 Mar 2003 13:03:56 -0500
"Ned D. Arnold" wrote:

>
> One feature of ALH is that it can write the severity of an alarm group
> to a specified PV. We intend to use this capability to feed "soft" PVs
> that are are used for the "comfort" display. The comfort display will be
> a simple medm screen with red/green boxes on a dedicated monitor.

I  guess the dedicated monitor is an X-terminal  instead of being
controlled by an IOC. ???  Is the sound generated by the monitor
lound enough to be herad in  your control enviorment.

> A simple glance at the comfort display will direct the operators to the
> appropriate alarm handler where they can find the many details
> associated with the alarm.
>

Someone wants to be sound alerted  in the middle of the busy operation
in case of emergency.

>
> This provides a very basic, always visible, comfort display by using
> standard EPICS tools. The hierarchical approach for alarms built into
> alh is helpful in managing the thousands of signals that are monitored
> and grouping them down to about two dozen top-level groups.
>

I agree so.   I am looking for basic  and  fast solutions.


Thanks,
Kate



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