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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    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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    Reset iSIC Data Logger to Manufacturer’s Defaults

    1. Refer to the appropriate data logger category for instructions on connecting directly to the iSIC Data Logger or SDL500 that is being used. 2. In iChart, click Advanced | iSIC | iSIC. The iSIC Setup window will appear.     3. Enter the correct COM Port (Check the Port on the Device Manager by clicking Start | Right-click […]

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    Setting an SDL500 or iSIC Data Logger as a Pass-Through Device

    In order to collect data from an iSIC that is connected to another iSIC, pass-through settings must be made in iChart. This article assumes an iChart project file and data loggers have already been programmed. 1. Right click on the data logger in the iChart Navigation Panel and select Property. The iSIC Data Logger Communication Properties […]

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    Install New Lantronix Software

    1. Uninstall the current Lantronix software. 2. Go to this link http://gridconnect.com/rs232-rj45.html and select Documentation. Click the link under Downloads to download a zip file that’s about 183 MB. 3. Extract the file. 4. Inside the Net232 folder, run the autorun.exe. 5. First run the “.NET Framework Install” if it isn’t (.NET 4) installed. 6. […]

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    Reinstalling an iSIC Circuit Board

    After repairs or diagnostics, it may be necessary to reinstall an iSIC data logger’s circuit board. 1. Mount the PCB to the mounting plate using (4) M3 x 16 screws and (4) M3 lock washers.     2. Turn the mounting plate over, place an M3 lockwasher  and an M3 hex nut on the one […]

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    5500-iSIC Data Logger Specifications

    (NEMA 4X Enclosure): 12” x 8.5” x 6.95” (inches)     Analog Inputs: Standard: (4) differential or (8) single-ended | Optional: (4) differential or (8) single-ended additional | 0-2.5 V auto range. 12-bit resolution. Analog Output: Standard: (1) 12-bit channel | Optional: (1) 12-bit channel | 0-5 V or 0-2.5 V programmable Power Outputs: 12 V 100 mA […]

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    Directly Connecting to a 5500-iSIC Data Logger

    To directly connect to a 5500-iSIC data logger, simply unplug the Ethernet modem RS-232 cable from the iSIC data logger’s DB9 port and plug in an RS-232 cable directly connected to a PC running iChart software.     If the 5500-iSIC is already setup in iChart, select it from the Navigation Panel and then right-click and […]

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    Configuring a Router for Use With a 5500-iSIC

    To access the 5500-iSIC from the internet, its address must be opened to the public. This typically is done with port forward on the router. 5500-iSIC Setup ——————– IP: internal_IP Port: 9999 and 10001 Router Setup ——————– IP: public_IP Port: 9999 and 10001 The public_IP is the IP address of the router that the public […]

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