Installing a SIM Card into an X2-SDL Data Logger

    Statically ground yourself prior to touching any of the electronics inside the X2-SDL logger. Tools Required: – 3/16″ Ball-Point Hex Driver (included in logger maintenance kit)  Use the 3/16″ hex driver to remove the four screws on the bottom bulkhead of the X2-SDL (opposite the white battery lid). Carefully pull the bottom bulkhead off of the […]

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    Replacing Main PCB on a X2-CB Logger

    Tools Required 9/16″ Socket Wrench Phillips-head Screw Driver Diagonal Pliars/small cutters Zip Tie (recommended)   1. Remove the (8) 3/8-16×3/4 bolts and 3/8 lock washers from the X2-CB using a 9/16 socket wrench, loosening them in a cross pattern.   2. Lift up the plate and disconnect the 6-pin plug connecting the battery harness in […]

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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

    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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