Understanding the WatchMon - Hardware configuration - Expansion settings

Administrative screen for the WatchMon supervisor hardware, and how to understand the various fields available to configure the hardware expansion settings.

Navigate to this screen via the Hardware option on the Menu then choosing the Expansion tab. Editing only available when in Technician mode.

 

Objective

In Edit mode:

  1. Assign the relay functions for critical and cooling.
  2. Save.

 

Field Definitions

Template option:  Select from a list the expansion board used.  

 

 

Relay 1, Relay 2, Relay 3 and Relay 4:  Can be set individually.

 

Depending on the template option chosen values pre-populate the cells the following options individually set.  Options are listed above.

 

Remote LED status:  Choose from the options.

 

  • None:  No remote LED function.
  • Repeat: Duplicates the signal status onboard LED on WatchMon so can be mounted remotely.
  • SoCWith8Segment: Add to the remote signal a indication of state of charge.

 

SignIn State: (future development)

Input AIN1: (future development)

Input AIN2: (future development)

Run/Idle:  ON/OFF switch to remote enable when to monitor the charging/discharge functions.

Charge/normal:  ON/OFF switch to remote enable when to monitor the charging functions.

Batt ON:  Operating state for latching contactor.

Batt OFF: Operating state for latching contactor.

Contactor Monitor:  (future developement)

Load ON:  (future development)

Load OFF:  (future development)

Contactor Monitor:  (future development)

Controlled PWM1:  (future development)

Controlled PWM2:  (future development)

Status RX: Flashes as status telemetry is received (hover over will display time received).

Setup RX: Flashes when setup configuration is received (hover over will display time received).

Action button / process link events

Edit:  This button opens up fields to editing, only available when in Technician mode.

Undo:  Restores values to last saved values and returns to read only mode.

Save:  Saves values into system and returns to read only mode.  This only works when connected by a USB.  If saving whilst connected via WiFi the following Error message appears.

Default:  Restore values to default for Expansion settings.