Updating RTU SD Card on an X2-CB Logger

    Tools Required 9/16″ Socket Wrench Phillips-head Screw Driver Tweezers (recommended, not required)   1. Disconnect the 6-pin solar panel or UW-6 USB cable from the X2-CB SOLAR/COM port to remove power from the data logger. 2. [For CB-150, 450 buoys only] Remove the buoy’s solar tower to gain access to the data well. Remove the […]

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    Replacing a Cellular Modem on an X2-CB Logger

    Tools Required 9/16″ Socket Wrench Phillips-head Screw Driver Tweezers (recommended, not required)   1. Disconnect the 6-pin solar panel or UW-6 USB cable from the X2-CB SOLAR/COM port to remove power from the data logger. 2. [For CB-150, 450 buoys only] Remove the buoy’s solar tower to gain access to the data well. Remove the […]

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    Installing a SIM Card into an X2-CB Cellular Logger

    To install a SIM card into the integrated cell modem of an X2-CB data logger reference the following steps: Tools Required 9/16″ Socket Wrench Phillips-head Screw Driver   1. Disconnect the 6-pin solar panel or UW-6 USB cable from the X2-CB SOLAR/COM port to remove power from the data logger. 2. [For CB-150, 450 buoys […]

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    Setting an APN for a Cellular X2 Data Logger

    International cell accounts or situations where the user installs the SIM card themselves¬† will require a proper APN be set to establish cellular connectivity on an X2 or X2-CB data logger. Tools Required PC with the iChart 6 software. Available for free Download here. Installation Information here. Note that iChart has a free 30-day trial […]

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    Installing a SIM Card into an X2

    While it is always recommended that a SIM card be sent to NexSens for installation prior to shipment, in some cases it may be necessary for a user to install a SIM card themselves. The following article steps through this process. Caution!!!- Be sure to statically ground yourself prior to touching any of the electronics […]

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    Setting up a 3G Cellular Account for an X2 Data Logger

    Some X2 data logger configurations will utilize a 3G cellular network for communication.¬† Please reference the following information for account setup: Step 1) Verify Cellular Coverage Prior to proceeding with the account acquisition, verify that the deployment location of the X2 data logger or buoy has sufficient 3G data coverage from the service provider by […]

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    Setting up a 4G Cellular Account for an X2 Data Logger

    While NexSens can provision and manage a Verizon cellular account for an X2 Data Logger if desired, it may be preferred to set up and manage an account directly with a provider. The X2’s cellular telemetry requires a 4G compatible SIM to operate. Please reference the following information for account setup: Step 1) Verify Cellular […]

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