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The RotarySwitchS1 and RotarySwitchS2 components support physical rotary switches located under the top cover of the controller.

The RotarySwitch component

The component must be placed under the LocalIODevice component. Components RotarySwitchS1 and -S2  are not visible on the Isma Point Manager view (if the iSMA_IO.wb is installed).

The RotarySwitch in the Property Sheet

The Rotary Switch component has the following slots:

  • Facets: determines how an input value will be displayed.
  • Proxy Ext: the component’s extension that handles the point's configuration and has the following slots:
    • Status: indicates a current status of the component;
      • Ok: the component is working properly;
      • Disabled: the component or its parent (device or network) is disabled (the Enabled slot is set to false);
      • Fault: indicates an incorrect configuration of the component;
      • Down: no response from the point;
    • Fault Cause: describes a cause of an error if there is a fault or down status;
      • None: no fault;
      • Bad Parent: component has been inserted in an incorrect place in the structure (the only correct place is the Device component or a subfolder of the Device component);
      • Duplicated Component: appears if a component with the given address already exists (prevents double representation of the input/output within an application);
      • Invalid Type: a type of component is not supported by the device;
      • Parent disabled: a parent (device or network) is disabled;
      • Point down: the point is unavailable.
    • Enabled: enables/disables the component;
    • Poll Frequency: allows to select a poll frequency of the points, the available options are: fast, normal, slow;
  • Out: provides a real-time information about the current value set on the selected rotary switches S1/S2, in the range of 0 to 9, together with the units selected in the Facets slot and the current status of the point. If the component is working correctly, the status is considered normal and the value appears with the default status {ok}.

The ProxyExt component’s extension has the following actions:

  • Force Write Config: instantly saves the component’s existing configuration to the device;
  • Force Read: sends a query immediately, despite the settings in the Poll Frequency.
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