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Intergraph Smart Instrumentation Tutorial

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You need to create an apparatus configuration before you can add an apparatus to a selected strip. When configuring an apparatus, you define the apparatus profile (name, description, manufacturer, and model), the number of apparatuses, and the apparatus terminal configuration.

  1. In the Domain Explorer, expand the Panels by Category folder and then the Marshaling Racks folder.

  2. Right-click marshaling rack 101-MR-DCS-001 and on the shortcut menu click New > Apparatus Group.

  3. On the Apparatus Group dialog box, click New to create a new apparatus configuration.

  4. In the Configuration name data field, type BARRIER.

  5. Enter the description ANALOG INPUT BARRIER in the Description data field.

  6. From the Manufacturer list, select MTL. If this value is not available from the list, click to add it to the list, and then select it from the list.

  7. From the Model list, select 702. If this value is not available from the list, click to add it to the list, and then select it from the list.

  8. In the Number of apparatuses spin box, select 4 to have a block of four apparatuses to be added by default when adding a new apparatus to a panel.

  9. In the Apparatus numbering group box, select the Numbered check box.

    The Apparatus profile group box should now appear as shown:

  10. To define the apparatus terminal configuration, do the following in the Apparatus configuration group box:

    1. From the Orientation list, select Left / Right to represent an apparatus that has two sides — an input and an output.

    2. Under Terminal Color and Numbering, click in the left text box and type 3+ as the terminal name.

    3. From the left Terminal Color and Numbering list, select Blue as the color of the left terminal side.

    4. Click in the right Terminal Color and Numbering text box and type 1+ as the terminal name.

  11. Click Add Terminal to add another terminal to this apparatus configuration.

  12. Define the second terminal as follows:

    1. From the Orientation list, select Left / Right.

    2. Click in the left Terminal Color and Numbering text box and type 4– as the terminal name.

    3. From the left Terminal Color and Numbering list, select Blue as the color of the left terminal side.

    4. Click in the right Terminal Color and Numbering text box and type 2 – as the terminal name.

  13. Ensure that your dialog box appears as follows before you proceed with the apparatus creation.

  14. Click OK to save the new apparatus configuration.