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The X Series recorders use the Modbus comms protocol which does not support retrieving event data in Realtime or buffered Logged data. The Modbus Comms Protocol only supports getting real time analog data from the recorders and other network connected devices.

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    Trend area is the area where the trend lines for the recorders are displayed. Colours and thickness of the trends are the same as displayed on the recorder.

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    Cursor: right click the mouse, - process values, date and time are displayed around a vertical cursor line.

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    Event bar: shows in time when various system, alarm, digital, user and event/batch marker events occurred.

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    Events box: Displays a group of events/batch events that are in a numbered tile in the Event bar. (Events not available for Realtime and Logged data via Modbus).

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    Event Detail boxes: The details of the events are displayed and printed on the graph in the Event Information boxes.

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    User comments/Batch events appear on the printout and are saved with the data.

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    Time and date bar provides time and date by month, day, hours, minutes, seconds and milli-seconds. Trend data can be expanded or collapsed in time by using the mouse left and right click in this area.

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    Data Locator Gives you a quick view of where the recorded data is represented as a grey bar.

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    Scale area is the area that displays all of the pen scales, these can be arranged, expanded and moved to pro- vide for the best viewing. Dragging a scale to the trash can removes the trend from the display without affect- ing the stored data.

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    Option switches zone: several display options are performed in this area.

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    Point markers: show the actual logged values with black dots.

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    Print button: prints the graph on the default printer.

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    Export Button: exports the data on the graph to excel or CSV (Comma Separated Variables) format.

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    Clock button: Defines the data to be displayed on the graph, (a Graph Set Time Span display menu shown here) appears. "Go to last" can be used to display automatically the last period of recorded data for the dura- tion: 1 min., 5 min., 15 min., 30 min., 1 hr, 2 hr, 6 hr, 12 hr, 1 day, 5 days or 7 days.



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