Manually Updating SD Card Files on an X2 Data Logger

    Caution!!!- Be sure to statically ground yourself prior to touching any of the electronics inside the X2 logger   Instructions Remove Power from the X2 by disconnecting any cable connected to the center 6-pin port. Locate the green plastic wire from its track in the base of the X2’s aluminum housing. Slide tweezers or the […]

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    X2 LED Indicator Lights

    The X2 contains two sets of (4) LEDs, which give insight into the operation of the data logger and Wi-Fi module, respectively. There is additionally a green LED for each magnet port that gives feedback that the magnet input is being triggered. Note that all LED operation is suspended in sleep mode. A magnet can be used to […]

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    Buzzer Indicator

    The X2-CB is equipped with an onboard buzzer to provide system status feedback to the user. X2-CB Buzzer Indicator Status Lookup Event Beep Type Status When power is applied Short beep System boot successful During telemetry connection Two short beeps Connection successfully established During telemetry connection Three short beeps No signal/connection failed During Autodetect 3 […]

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    X2 Clock Sync

    All clocks are subject to some degree of drift. While the X2 was designed to reduce drift, it is inevitable that the clock will slowly move off of the true time. In order to maintain an accurate data timestamp, X2 devices which are connected to the internet are configured to sync their internal clocks weekly […]

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    Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) in the X2

    Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) is the global time standard. Timezones across the globe (such as the USA’s Easter, Central, Mountain, and Pacific) reference their time off of UTC. For example, Easter Time in the US is either UTC -5:00 or UTC -4:00 depending on daylight savings. The X2 data logger utilizes UTC time internally in […]

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    X2 Firmware Updates

    Firmware updates are typically made available to provide new features or fix known issues. When to Update Firmware If a system is running without issue on an older firmware version, there is typically no need to update to the latest release. It is only recommended to update firmware with reason because, despite testing before release, it […]

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    X2 Recommended Maintenance

    The X2 is designed for long-term unattended operation, so minimal maintenance is typically required. The following should be completed periodically depending on equipment use and conditions. Ensure all UW Plug connections are hand tight This ensures a water-tight seal is maintained Ensure antenna connections are tight Water incursion into the antenna connection can lead to […]

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