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NOTE! If you are using SimplyPats 6.0.3 or above
Please read the following topic viewtopic.php?f=21&t=369 as SimplyPats can now recover and store much more information from the Megger PAT4.

Using the Megger PAT 4 DV/3 with SimplyPats PAT Testing software effectively.

Megger PAT 4 Client Site and Location Data, what is downloaded to SimplyPats?

The Megger PAT 4 gives you the option of entering Client Details (Client Name, Address, Location, Address), however at this current time SimplyPats will only pickup details entered into the following fields;

Client Name (Displayed in the Site field in SimplyPats)
Location (Displayed in the Location filed in SimplyPats)

The Address fields listed under the Client Name and Location are ignored.

(For more information relating to entering the Client Site and Location into the Megger PAT 4, please refer to pages 14 – 18 of the Megger PAT 4 User Manual)

What Fields on the PAT4 can SimplyPats use?

The Megger PAT 4 can store a lot of information entered by the user at the time of testing.

SimplyPats can download and display much of this information, however it is dependent on the settings the user has chosen from the Settings > System Settings > PAT Settings screen within SimplyPats.

It is also worth mentioning, that at this present time, SimplyPats does not contain enough data fields to accommodate and display all the data from all the fields at the same time, so the user will need to choose what they would like SimplyPats to download, please see below.

Prior to performing the actual test, the user has the option of entering the following information into the Megger PAT 4

Asset ID

Displayed in the Appliance ID field of SimplyPats, the Asset ID is picked up as standard.

Group

Displayed in the Test Code field of SimplyPats, the Group Code is picked up as standard

Serial Number

We do not use this field for collecting the Serial Number, instead we use this field for Price and Repair information (Codes), the information is then displayed in the Price and Repair fields of SimplyPats.

In the Settings > System Settings > PAT Settings screen in SimplyPats you will see the option “On download from the Megger PAT4 DV/3” If you are using the SimplyPats Price and Repair Codes, tick the box that says “Use Serial No field for Charge Repair Codes”

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If you are not using the SimplyPats Charge and Repair Codes, un-tick this box.

Asset Description

Displayed in the Appliance Description field of SimplyPats, the Asset Description is picked up as standard.

Room ID

Information entered here can be downloaded and displayed in the Notes field of SimplyPats, however please see the Notes Field section below for further information.

Retest Frequency

Displayed in the Retest Period filed of SimplyPats, the Retest Frequency is picked up as standard.

Asset VA Rating

Information entered here can be downloaded and displayed in the Notes field of SimplyPats, however please see the Notes Field section below for further information.

Fuse Rating

Information entered here can be downloaded and displayed in the Notes field of SimplyPats, however please see the Notes Field section below for further information.

User now performs the electrical tests on the PAT4

Repair Code

Information entered here can be downloaded and displayed in the Notes field of SimplyPats, however please see the Notes Field section below for further information.

What Fields on the Megger PAT4 can be displayed in the Notes Field of SimplyPats?

The Notes Field in SimplyPats has the ability to store any type of information, however at this current time it can only take and display information downloaded from one field within the PAT Tester.

In the Settings > System Settings > PAT Settings screen of SimplyPats, you can choose what information you would like to Download from the PAT Tester and display in the Notes field within SimplyPats, this will largely depend on what field you have used on the PAT. Remember, apart from the Serial Number Field (Used for Charge and Repair Codes), we can only pick up the information in one other field (See Above), the options are as follows:

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Serial Number
VA Rating
Repair Number
Room ID

We may look at adding the option to allow multiple choices in the future.


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