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Federal Signal Informer Tone Alert Receiver

N1DDC

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Hello all,

Does anyone know if it's possible to load customized alert tones into the Informer tone receiver? I can't see anything in the directory on the computer that allows it, unless there's a way to hack it by opening the unit. Basically what I'm trying to accomplish is for the speaker to open up as soon as it decodes the tones, but as it stands the speaker opens after the full 3-seconds of the 2nd tone is received even tho I have it set for only .25 seconds, I'm trying to use the actual broadcast tone to open the speaker instead of one of their annoying warble tones & what-not. Any help would be appreciated! Thanks in advance.

David
 

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[Going off memory from 4 years ago]

Have you tried setting "AUDIBLE ALARM TIME" = 0?

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wasn't there also an "NONE" option for alert tone?
 
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N1DDC

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I have it set at 0. I believe I figured out the issue. I had an out-of-date software (I just bought this thing) that was like 10 years old. I wrote Federal Signal & their Tech Support eMailed me the newest software upgrade they had and it seems to work how I want it to now. But I’ll test for a few days to make sure before I close this thread.

David
 
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