The G2-RAIN SD card stores device setup information and logged data. If it becomes necessary to replace the SD card, please follow the below steps.

  1. Remove the G2-RAIN from the 2″ NPT pole
  2. Rest the G2-RAIN on the rain gauge with the pipe threading facing up
  3. Power down the G2-RAIN-RTU by turning the power screw counterclockwise until the top of the O-ring can be seen
  4. Remove the (4) 1/4-20 x 5/8″ socket head cap screws using a 3/16″ hex driver
  5. Carefully remove the G2-RAIN-RTU bottom bulkhead
    • Note that the bulkhead is attached to the rain gauge by the cable so ensure it isn’t pulled too forcefully
    • Do not touch the PCB as static shock can cause permanent damage to the device
  6. Locate the SD card on the bottom of the G2-RAIN circuit board, below the yellow battery
  7. Push the SD card inwards slightly until a click is heard and pull it out to remove
  8. Install the new SD card identically to the original and click into place.
  9. Replace the G2-RAIN-RTU bottom bulkhead
    • Check that the O-ring is free of debris and has sufficient O-ring grease
  10. Replace theĀ (4) 1/4-20 x 5/8″ socket head cap screws using a 3/16″ hex driver
  11. Power the G2-RAIN-RTU by turning the power screw clockwise until it stops
  12. After 1 minute ensure the WQData LIVE diagnostic parameterĀ Last Updated has a new time stamp
    • On a power cycle, the device automatically connects to WQData LIVE and checks for updates
  13. Re-deploy the device