Unitary

Pre-APOGEE

APOGEE

BACnet

PXC.A

Syntax

ALMCT2

Use

This resident point is similar to the ALMCNT point. ALMCT2 specifies if the second alarm counter should be incremented when a point enters the ALARM state.

When a point enters the ALARM state, the computer adds one (1) to both the value of ALMCNT and ALMCT2. When a point returns to the NORMAL state, the computer subtracts one (1) from both values.

Example

300  C IF THE SECOND LEVEL ALARM COUNTER BECOMES
310  C GREATER THAN 5, COMMAND ON ALARM8
320  C
330  IF (ALMCT2.GT.5) THEN ON(ALARM8)

Notes

  • A point must be defined as alarmable and enabled for ALMCT2 in order to be counted when that point enters the ALARM state.*
  • In all revisions of field panel firmware, the ALMCNT and ALMCT2 counters work the same with enhanced alarms as with regular alarms.
  • The level of alarm does not affect ALMCNT and ALMCT2. In other words, these counters do not increment again when an enhanced alarm point changes from one alarm level to another.

*For pre-APOGEE, ALMCT2 can only be used with digital points.

See also the ALMCNT, ENALM, and DISALM topics.