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Subject: Re: Init pv properly
From: Andrew Johnson <anj@aps.anl.gov>
To: Miguel <miguel.b.fernandes@gmail.com>, "Arnold, Ned D." <nda@anl.gov>, "tech-talk@aps.anl.gov" <tech-talk@aps.anl.gov>
Date: Fri, 14 Apr 2017 11:56:30 -0500
On 04/14/2017 11:49 AM, Miguel wrote:
> It does work yes. Just wondering if there was a more suitable one. Thanks

For a numeric parameter that can be set by the user, the best record
type to use is usually the ao record (or the longout for integers); you
can then use the DRHV/DRVL fields to limit the range of values that will
be accepted, and/or the IVOA field along with alarm limits to control
what happens for bad values:

https://wiki-ext.aps.anl.gov/epics/index.php/RRM_3-14_Common#Invalid_Alarm_Output_Action

- Andrew

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