Run Sensor Detection

Reference the X2 Sensor Detection overview article and the Auto-Detection Troubleshooting article before proceeding. The detection process will permanently alter the X2 data logger programming and should only be attempted when a new or altered sensor is being added to the system.

  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. Within this section 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 should run a sensor detection. The Basic Remote Device Configuration menu will appear.

Basic Remote Device Configuration menu.


  1. Scroll down to the bottom of the menu and locate the Others section.

    Other section of the Basic Remote Device Configuration menu.


  3. In the Detect Sensor row, set the New Value field next to Yes.

    Next to Detect Sensor set the New Value field argument to ‘Yes’.


  5. Click SAVE and complete the confirmation prompt to submit the command for processing.
    1. Prior to submitting the sensor detection command, double-check that all  considerations laid out in the Sensor Detection Troubleshooting guide have been met.

      Fill out the confirmation prompt and click OK to add the Detect Sensors command into the queue.


  6. At the next scheduled logger transmission, the sensor detection command will be applied. Depending on the number of sensor scripts enabled to run this process can take between 2-15 minutes to complete.