How to add a binary switch to a DDMS controller

Question

  • How do I add a binary switch to a DDMS Vanguard controller?

Environment

  • Product Family: Transportation
  • Product: Vanguard
  • Components: DDMS

Answer/Steps

  1. Load messages into the DDMS:

    1. Login to Vanguard V4 Professional Software.
    2. Create up to 4 messages (that will be triggered by the switch inputs).
    3. Save the messages in message slots 2, 3, 4, and 5 in the Display Message Library (must be connected to the DDMS controller to do this)

    Configure Binary Switch into DDMS field controller

    1. Login to DDMS controller using LCD simulator.
    2. Select CONFIGURATION.
    3. Select PERIPHERAL CONFIGURATION.
    4. Select PERIPHERAL AUTO DETECT(this should auto detect the PROD BOARD I/O).
    5. Select ADD PERIPHERALS.
    6. Select ADD SWITCH
    7. Select BINARY SWITCH
    8. Select ADD TO PROD BOARD I/O
    9. CONTROL PIN: 1, then press ENTE
    10. HOW MANY INPUTS: 4, then press ENTE
    11. USE ACTIVATION INPUT: N
    12. USE ACTIVATION EVENT: ACTIVATE BY TRANSITIO
    13. DELAY BEFORE BLANK: 0 seconds, then press ENTE
    14. MESSAGE SLOT OFFSET: 1, then press ENTER
    15. USE MOMENTARY SWITCH: NO
    16. Perform a RESET ONLY to save the configuration changes.

KB ID: DD4210872


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