How to Create Scan Channel Widget

N-Button Pro and N-Button Lite make it possible to control relay controller boards of National Control Devices without any programming!

Scan Channel widget is used to read the contact closure inputs. It will show On/Off and other (unknown). The widget will show the status of the contact closure inputs automatically. If it fails to get the status of the inputs, it will show the status of unknown.

Here are the steps about how to create Scan Channel Status widget.

1. Download N-Button Pro or N-Button Lite and install it. Double click the N-Button Pro/Lite icon to run it. N-Button Pro/Lite Manager will be shown on your screen.

N-Button Pro Manager

2. Click Setting button to select the Manufactory for National Control Devices, and the board type for Scan. Select connection method between the board and computer, Serial Port/USB or Network.

N-Button Pro - Connection Setting

3. Click “Scan Channel” on N-Button Pro/Lite Manager to show Properties – Scan Channel dialog to set relay channel and appearance for Relay Status widget.

N-Button Pro - Scan Channel

4. Click OK button to return to N-Button Pro/Lite Manager. Click ”Scan Channel” to add more widgets. Click OK button on N-Button Pro/Lite Manager, you will see the Scan Channel widgets floating on your desktop.

When the status of input is changed, the color of Scan Channel widget will also be changed.


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