Replace G2-RAIN SD Card

    The G2-RAIN SD card stores device setup information and logged data. If it becomes necessary to replace the SD card, please follow the below steps. Remove the G2-RAIN from the 2″ NPT pole Rest the G2-RAIN on the rain gauge with the pipe threading facing up Power down the G2-RAIN-RTU by turning the power screw […]

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    G2-RAIN Troubleshooting

    Symptom Possible Cause Corrective Action Claim code does not work Code was entered incorrectly Re-enter code exactly as shown on the serial label Device was already claimed Check with previous owners/users WQData LIVE’s Last Contact time does not update   OR   Device does not upload new data to WQData LIVE No power to device […]

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    Update Settings on a G2-Series Device Immediately

    If a setting update is required immediately on a G2-Series device the following can be done. Typically setting changes do not occur until the next time the G2-Series device connect to WQData LIVE for a normal data upload. Queue up the command on WQData LIVE’s Remote Device Configuration Cycle power to the G2-Series product After a […]

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    Power Cycle a G2-Series Device

    G2-Series products can be powered in two manners. Either an internal battery is used (For example, the G2-RAIN uses the G2-BAT-2D pack) or an external power supply is connected (For example, the G2-MET uses the SP6 solar power pack). Various situations such as system downtime, system maintenance, troubleshooting, and testing may necessitate a power state change. […]

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    Replace G2-RAIN Battery Pack

    The G2-RAIN battery pack is designed to last up to 4 years with the recommended transmission settings. When it becomes time to replace the battery pack please follow the below steps. Purchase a G2-BAT-2D pack Remove the G2-RAIN from the 2″ NPT pole Rest the G2-RAIN on the rain gauge with the pipe threading facing […]

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    G2-RAIN Maintenance

    The only required maintenance for the G2-RAIN are the following items. Clean debris out from receiver and drain holes Periodic gauge calibration Replace battery pack when low

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    Calibrating the G2-RAIN

    The G2-RAIN’s included rain gauge comes factory calibrated. However, to ensure the most accurate measurements this calibration should be verified regularly. Remove the rain gauge from the G2-RAIN-RTU base by unscrewing the 3 bolts Remove the rain gauge’s outer cover by loosening the three retaining screws and lifting up Level the gauge using the bulls-eye […]

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    Mounting the G2-RAIN

    When mounting the G2-RAIN there are a couple considerations that should be taking into account in order to ensure the most accurate measurements. Choose a location where the device is protected from high winds and free from obstructions which may block rainfall into the gauge to ensure accurate measurements Attach the gauge to a 2” […]

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