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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    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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    Set Up User-Defined Dynamic DNS on Sierra Wireless LS300

    This article contains instructions on setting up a user-defined dynamic DNS. For the majority of NexSens applications, the default IP Manager service is preferred. Unless there are specific DNS requirements, click here for instructions on using the default service. 1. Use an Ethernet cable to connect the LS300 to the Ethernet jack on a computer. […]

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    Install Mounting Plate

    Mount the iSIC box to a wall using the A55 mounting plate. It may be attached using the included hardware. First attach the plate to the back of the iSIC box using the (4) ¼-20 X ¾” bolts and then secure the mounting plate to the support surface. It can be attached to a pole […]

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    Check Continuity of an RF Cable

    Use a multimeter to determine if there is a short or other issue affecting continuity within an RF Cable: 1. Set the meter to the resistance setting with the best resolution. On many meters, this will be the 200 ohm setting.   2. To determine if there is any internal resistance in the meter, cross […]

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    What Is an MS2 Connector?

    An MS2 connector is used to supply power to an iSIC Data Logger. It has two openings – one for power and the other for ground. An MS2 connector can be found on the A11 float charger (power adapter) and the solar panels of iSIC MAST systems.   The port which connects the MS2 connector […]

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