Updating Firmware on an RV50 Modem

    Download the Latest ALEOS and Radio Module Firmware Navigate to Sierra Wireless’ RV50 firmware updates page here. Click the RV50 ALEOS X.x.x download link under the North America heading For International models of the RV50, select the associated downloads under the EMEA heading for South American, European, or African deployments and the APAC heading for […]

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    Remove Cellular Modem

    It is sometimes necessary to remove a cellular modem for replacement or repair. Disconnect the fastons from the battery terminals inside the iSIC. Remove the two screws on the battery plate with a #3 Phillips head screwdriver. Store the battery, battery plate, and screws. Unplug any external power devices connected to the MS2 port (e.g. […]

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    Change Settings on a RV50 Modem using ACEmanager

    All cellular modems that are used with a NexSens iSIC data logger or CB-series buoy must be configured with the proper settings to communicate and transmit data. While NexSens generally makes the required changes prior to shipping the modem, it may become necessary for a user to verify or change a setting. This can be accomplished […]

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    Installing a SIM Card in a RV50 Modem

    NexSens 3100-iSIC and iSIC-CB data loggers equipped with a RTU-C telemetry unit have a Sierra Wireless AirLink Raven RV50 modem that requires the installation of a SIM card. Remove all sources of power before opening the data logger or attempting to access the modem. If working with an iSIC, remove the mounting plate’s (4) screws to […]

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    Change the APN on a Sierra Wireless LS300

    Different cellular providers use different Access Point Names (APNs) to connect to the network. Use an Ethernet cable to connect the LS300 to the Ethernet jack on a computer Open a web browser and type the default IP address into the address bar as follows: 192.168.13.31:9191 The modem’s native AceManager will appear The default user […]

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    Hard Reset a Raven XT Modem

    There are instances such as when a modem transfers cellular accounts that require a hard reset of the device. The following process will reset the device to manufacturer’s defaults and allow it to re-register on the network. Remove both black fuses (Battery and External) to disconnect power while taking the logger apart Remove the (4) […]

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    Installing a SIM Card in an LS300 Modem

    Some NexSens 3100-iSIC and SDL500 data loggers use the Sierra Wireless LS300 modem. The GPRS version of this modem requires user installation of a SIM card. 1. Remove all sources of power before opening the data logger. 2. If working with an SDL500, remove the outer SDL500 housing following the Remove SDL500 Housing article. If working with an iSIC, […]

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    Set Up Dynamic DNS on Sierra Wireless LS300

    1. Use an Ethernet cable to connect the LS300 to the Ethernet jack on a computer. 2. Open a web browser and type the default IP address into the address bar as follows: 192.168.13.31:9191 The modem’s native AceManager will appear. 3. The default user name and password is: user 12345 Enter this information and click […]

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