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GE AL-1291 Point ID Installation Manual

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  • Page 1 Security AL-1291 Point ID DGP Installation Manual imagination at work...
  • Page 2 Document number/revision: 1051832A. Disclaimer The information in this document is subject to change without notice. GE, in keeping pace with technological advances, is a company of product innovation. Therefore, it is difficult to ensure that all information provided is entirely accurate and up-to-date. GE accepts no...
  • Page 3: Conventions Used In This Document

    Introduction This is the GE AL-1291 Point ID DGP Installation Manual. This document includes an overview of the product and detailed instructions explaining: • how to install the hardware; and • how to do basic programming. There is also information describing how to contact technical support if you have questions or concerns.
  • Page 4: Product Contents

    Installation Manual Overview The AL-1291 Point ID DGP (data gathering panel) is an interface between the Alliance system data bus and a point ID data bus. The DGP provides two-wire bidirectional communication with up to 32 individually addressed point ID devices. The system bus supports up to 15 DGPs at a distance of up to 5,000 feet (1.5 km) from the control panel.
  • Page 5: Installation

    Installation Mount the DGP in any existing Alliance enclosure. You must be free of static electricity before handling circuit boards. Wear a grounding strap or touch a CAUTION bare metal surface to discharge static electricity. To install the unit, do the following: 1.
  • Page 6 AL-1291 Point ID DGP Installation Manual 3. The DIP switches on the DGP (Figure 2) are used to identify the DGP address (from 1 to 15) to the Alliance control panel. Set the DIP switches for the appropriate address, as shown in Figure 3.
  • Page 7 Wiring Wire the DGP terminals as shown in Figure 4. Earth wires from all pieces of equipment must be grounded at one system earth. For more information on grounding details, refer to the Alliance control panel’s installation instructions. Figure 4. Wiring diagram JP2 LRN CON 1 CON 2...
  • Page 8 AL-1291 Point ID DGP Installation Manual DGP to point ID devices wiring restrictions Connection to all point ID devices requires one + and one - terminal to provide power and data transmission. Point ID devices provide for one or two bus terminals and can be connected in a single loop or in a multidrop configuration (Figure 5).
  • Page 9 Jumpers Use the two jumpers (Figure 4 on page 7) on the DGP as follows: TERM (JP1). Fit the JP1 jumper on the DGP if the DGP is the last device on the control panel system bus. LRN (JP2). Short the JP2 jumper for two seconds to start learn mode and enable the DGP to recognize (learn) point ID devices.
  • Page 10 AL-1291 Point ID DGP Installation Manual Use the DIP switches (Figure 6) located on each point ID device to set the device addresses. Figure 6. DIP switch settings for point ID device addresses Sample DIP switch 1 is set to on,...
  • Page 11 Programming Program settings for the DGP through the onboard menu. To access this menu, do the following: 1. Press Menu. 2. Enter 1278, and press Enter. 3. Enter 19 (installer menu) and press Enter. 4. Press the * key (advanced programming mode). 5.
  • Page 12 AL-1291 Point ID DGP Installation Manual 1. DGP status menu The DGP status menu is a read-only menu. Use this menu to view DGP status information including: • Operation status • Number and status of devices • Input and output range •...
  • Page 13: Device Status Menu

    2. Device status menu Use this menu to view the status of all point ID devices connected to the DGP. 1. Enter 2 and press Enter to access the device Figure 13. Point ID device status menu status menu (Figure 13), or if you do not need to use this menu, press Enter to scroll 2.
  • Page 14: Device Settings Menu

    AL-1291 Point ID DGP Installation Manual 3. Device settings menu Use this menu to view and program settings for devices connected to the point ID DGP. Only IO device settings can be changed. PIR and glassbreak device settings are read-only defaults and can not be changed.
  • Page 15 Location 1 Use this location to program the output settings for outputs 1 to 4 for IO devices. Table 6 shows the available options. Table 6. Location 1 setting options Output 4 (bits 7 and 6) Output 3 (bits 5 and 4) Output 2 (bits 3 and 2) Output 1 (bits 1 and 0) 11 = undefined...
  • Page 16 AL-1291 Point ID DGP Installation Manual Location 5 Use this location to program output supervision for IO devices. Table 8 shows the available programming options. Table 8. Location 5 setting options Output 4 (bit 3) Output 3 (bit 2) Output 2 (bit 1)
  • Page 17 4. Reset settings menu Use this menu to reset specific devices to their default settings 1. Enter 4 and press Enter to access the reset Figure 19. Reset device settings menu settings menu (Figure 19), or if you do not need to use this menu, press Enter to scroll 4.
  • Page 18 AL-1291 Point ID DGP Installation Manual 6. DGP mode menu Use this menu to select DGP address and polling modes. 1. Enter 6 and press Enter to access the DGP Figure 24. DGP mode menu mode menu (Figure 24), or if you do not need to use this menu, press Enter to scroll 6.
  • Page 19: Factory Defaults Menu

    7. Factory defaults menu Use this menu to return all settings, including device settings, to factory defaults.: 1. Enter 7 and press Enter to access the factory Figure 27. Factory default menu defaults menu (Figure 27), or if you do not need to use this menu, press Enter to exit 7.
  • Page 20: Specifications

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