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Acquire™ is a trademark of Ambrit Ltd

This is an optional feature and will only be available if it has been licensed in the key file.

Acquire must be in Config mode to perform these steps.

Acquire can monitor the flow computer and trigger actions when specific events occur.

1. Select ‘Events…’ from the ‘Config’ Menu

The Events list will be displayed:

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2. Click the ‘Add’ button

The Events entry screen will be displayed:

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3. Enter the fields as follows:

Event Name Enter a custom name for the event
Event Type Choose what event type will trigger the event (See ‘Event Types’)
Monitored Field Select which field is monitored for the action event
Monitor Field Every Select the time interval (in seconds) in which the monitored field is checked for the action event
Decimal Places Specify the number of decimal places
Action Type Select the action that occurs when the trigger event occurs (See ‘Action Types’)

Event Types

The event types are specified as follows:

Acquire Started The Acquire application has started
Alarm Cleared The monitored alarm has been cleared
Alarm Set The monitored alarm has been raised
Batch Completed The batch has completed
Proving Aborted The prove has aborted
Proving Completed The prove status has completed
Proving Started The prove status has started proving
Value Changed Value of a monitored field has changed
Valve Closed Valve on the P&ID has closed
Valve Opened Valve on the P&ID has opened

Action Types

The action types are specified as follows:

Batch Gather This will trigger the batch gather event. This is an internal Acquire event.
Copy Fields This will copy the value of the monitored field to a specified field.
Download Report This will download a report from a flow computer.  Reports generated by events are not stored in Acquire but can be printed, archived or emailed.
Export fields to CSV This will export a set of fields to a CSV file. Click here for more details.
Modbus Write This will write to a specified field with a specified value. Click here for more details.

4. Click the ‘OK’ button

The event will be added to the Events list:

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5. Click the ‘Apply’ button

Acquire will restart and the event will then be activated.