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 […]
Use 0200-iSIC SDI-12 Controller To Communicate With a Remote 4100-iSIC/SDL500R
1. Open iChart. 2. Connect directly to the 0200-iSIC with a serial cable. Since the 0200-iSIC is configured to run as an SDI-12 controller, it’s necessary to switch the iSIC to communicate in RS232 to connect to it directly using the serial cable. 3. In iChart, click Advanced | Terminal. The Device Connection window will […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
4100-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 […]
Manually Sync an iSIC Data Logger Clock to the PC Clock
NexSens iSIC data loggers incorporate a precision real-time clock. However, the clock can drift up to two minutes per month and regional time changes require the clock to be synchronized periodically. This can be done manually or automatically. Confirm that the computer clock is correct Open iChart with a current project iChart must be opened […]
What Kind of Charger do I use to Charge an iSIC Battery?
The 12V DC (direct current) batteries used on NexSens iSIC data loggers can be charged in two ways: online or offline. It will be necessary to decide which is most appropriate for the desired application. The necessary charger type can then be determined. Online Charging: If it is essential for the iSIC to always remain powered, […]
If the Green LED in the iSIC Data Logger is off, is it Powered Correctly?
The LED only flashes when the iSIC is booting up and does not stay on all the time in order to conserve battery power. The LED will flash immediately upon connecting the battery but only for 15-20 seconds. REV: 13G29