Configuring Parameter Offsets

Any sensor parameter collected by an X2 data logger may have a linear offset applied to it. These offsets can be entered in the Basic Remote Device Configuration menu on WQData Live.

  1. 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 Device Remote Configuration tab. Under this tab is a list of all the sites and data loggers within the project.

Configure transmission settings for each system under the device remote configuration tab.

 

  1. Select the logger that requires the change. The Basic Remote Device Configuration menu will appear.

Basic Remote Device Configuration menu.

 

  1. Scroll down to the Parameter Offset section of the menu.

    Parameter Offset submenu.

 

  1. Click the appropriate sensor to expand its parameter list, select the parameter that requires the offset, and enter the required value in the native unit into the ‘New’ field.
    1. The native parameter unit can be confirmed by checking the Admin|Settings|Parameter Settings field and referencing the ‘unit’ column.

      Once the above settings are applied, the X2 will add 2 feet to each PT-500 level reading uploaded to WQData LIVE.

       

  2. Scroll to the bottom of the menu and click SAVE.

    Prompt confirming that the indicated changes have been processed and will be applied the next time the logger contacts WQData LIVE.

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  4. Following the data logger’s next transmission to WQData LIVE, the offset change(s) will be applied and the ‘Current Value’ field for the Parameter Offset will update.

    Parameter Offset successfully applied (click the refresh icon in the upper right of the menu or refresh the display following a transmission to confirm the change).

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