This example demonstrates how to implement the machine hours application. Machine hours are used in applications where there is no engine to keep track of engine hours or when you wish to know how many hours are on the driven equipment vs the engine. For example a new pump head could be fitted to an older engine and its good to know how many hours are on each one of them. It can also be used just as a simple running hour meter.
Machine hours is saved in units of tenths of an hour. The application requires incrementing and then saving the variable every tenth of an hour. This is done by calling the Increment and Store actions. Typically these actions are only called if the engine is running or there is some other trigger mechanism to start counting. A running timer would just start counting at power up.
A full description of how the application and the example work is in the notes section of the configuration tab.
This example was built in PV 2.9.23044 for a PV780.
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