Siemens Building Technologies
Fire Safety & Security Products
Text-In Device Settings screen
Highlight the box beside Port, and press the
Select from None, RS232, RS485 and USB-Serial (1~8).
If you have set the Port as None, you will not be able to make any changes to the screen.
When using the USB to serial text-in device, do not remove the USB cable from the port while the
system is running.
Highlight Setup..., and press the
Use the ATM or POS manufacturer's recommended settings when configuring
the RS232, RS485 or USB-Serial ports.
Highlight the box beside Text-In Product, and press the
Select your device from the list.
The following description is for a Generic Text Device. The screen changes for different types of text
input devices, and there will be different parameter boxes for you to enter information.
Highlight the box beside Transaction Start, and press the
Use the virtual keyboard to enter the Transaction Start string. Refer to the
device manufacturer's documentation for the text string that the device first
sends when a transaction starts.
If you want the DVR to react to any character sent from the text input device,
you will want to turn On Any Character.
10. Highlight Any Character, and press the
If Any Character is turned On, you will not be able to enter any text in the Transaction Start box.
11. Highlight the box beside Transaction End, and press the
12. Use the virtual keyboard to enter the Transaction End string.
Refer to the device manufacturer's documentation for the text string that the
device sends when a transaction ends.
13. Highlight the more line(s) box, and press the
button to toggle between On and