Choosing Which Parameters Are Transmitted (X2 Only)


Following a sensor detection, all diagnostic and sensor parameters are enabled for logging to the on-board micro SD card and transmission to WQData LIVE via the X2’s on-board telemetry. It is often desirable to disable transmission of un-needed parameters to cut down on data costs. Parameters disabled for transmission are still logged to the internal SD card of the X2 and can be retrieved manually using CONNECT software.

Enable/Disable Transmitted Parameters

Note: Please contact NexSens before adjusting any transmission settings for radio systems as they function uniquely. 

  1. To enable/disable parameters for transmission, navigate to the ADMIN | Settings tab found at the top of the project dashboard.

ADMIN | Settings tab on the project dashboard.

 

Enhanced view of the ADMIN | Settings tab.

 

  1. Click on the Advanced Device Remote Configuration tab. Under this tab is a list of the sites within the project. Click on the site and the logger that needs changes to its parameter settings.

Configure parameter settings under the Advanced Device Remote Configuration tab.

 

  1. Navigate to the Transmit Flag section of the Advanced Device Remote Configuration menu. Click the triangle next to X2 Meta Parameters (logger diagnostics) or the sensor names underneath to open a drop-down menu of the available parameters.

X2 parameter transmit flags.

 

    1. Enable or disable parameters by clicking the dropdown menu under New Value. Choose Yes to enable transmission of the parameter and No to disable the parameter. Disabling the parameter will stop the logger from sending the measurements for that parameter to WQData LIVE.
    2. If Yes is selected for a parameter, this will allow the parameter data to be uploaded to WQData LIVE.
      • Important: Re-enabling a parameter for transmission will cause it to upload its entire record (except on Iridium systems) and can use significant amounts of data.
  1. It is recommended to turn off transmission of all Meta Parameters except Primary Power, Humidity, Cell Signal Strength, and Cell Status to minimize data usage.
  1. Once the desired changes are made, click SAVE at the bottom of the Advanced Device Remote Configuration display.
    1. The command will be updated after the next scheduled transmission on the data logger, or can be quickly updated by cycling system power.