Seametrics CT2X Logger X2 Integration Guide

The Seametrics CT2X is a conductivity and temperature sensor with built-in data logging. The sensor is compatible with the X2 data logger using the SDI-12 communication protocol and sensor interface. NexSens can install a waterproof connector, or the user can wire the sensor into a NexSens UW-FWP or external junction box for connection with an […]

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YSI EXO Water Quality Sondes X-Series Integration Guide

Real-Time Water Quality Measurements The YSI EXO-Series of Water Quality Sondes are compatible with NexSens X-Series data loggers using the SDI-12 sensor interface and communication protocol. Depending on the installed sensor probes, these sondes can measure various water quality parameters selected within the YSI KOR software. A pre-defined script on NexSens X-Series data loggers is […]

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Turner Submersible Fluorometers X2 Integration Guide

The Turner Designs C3 & C6P Submersible Fluorometers are designed to incorporate 3 & 6 optical sensors, respectively, ranging from the ultraviolet to the infrared spectrum. These devices are utilized for a variety of applications to detect materials with fluorescence properties, such as oil, organic matter, cyanobacteria, tryptophan, PTSA dye, rhodamine dye, and turbidity. C3 […]

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NexSens RTU-C Remote Telemetry Unit

The NexSens RTU-C Remote Telemetry Unit acts as the main cellular or iridium telemetry device for X2 data loggers, while allowing for a fallback to the internal data logger telemetry. RTU-C units are watertight and able to operate in extreme environments. The internal settings allow users to adjust transmission settings via the embedded Wi-Fi. The […]

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CB-Series Data Buoy Planning & Precautions

Buoy deployments are usually complex operations that involve many elements including sensors, data loggers, mounting hardware, and mooring equipment. Careful planning and precautions are essential to the success of a buoy project, not only for system operation and data collection but also to ensure the safety of project personnel¬†and minimize the risk of damage to […]

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CB-Series Data Buoy Instrument Cage Installation

The NexSens buoy instrument cage attaches to the bottom of CB-Series buoys for water sensor deployments while simultaneously lowering the center of gravity and increasing stability. Model number CAGE is 39″ (99 cm) in length and is normally used with the CB-50, CB-150, CB-250, and CB-450 buoys. It is an optional accessory for the CB-50 […]

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M550 Beacon for CB-Series Data Buoys

The NexSens M550 Solar Marine Light is a common accessory added to NexSens CB-Series data buoys up to and including the CB-450. Depending on the configuration, it has a 1-3 nautical mile range and is normally delivered with flange mount hardware, yellow color and default 15 flash/minute pattern (Model M550-F-Y).   Installation While it typically […]

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Sea-Bird Scientific HydroCAT CTD X2 Integration Guide

The Sea-Bird Scientific HydroCAT CTD sensor is compatible with the X2 data logger using the SDI-12 communication protocol and sensor interface. Follow the information below to configure the proper parameters for the sensor and create a generic SDI-12 script using the CONNECT software.   Establish Connection Follow the wiring diagram below to connect your Sea-Bird […]

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TriOS NICO UV Nitrate Sensor: X2 Integration Guide

The TriOS NICO UV Nitrate Sensor is an in-situ UV photometer that measures nitrate in lakes/rivers, drinking water, and wastewater applications. Nitrate is measured using the common principles of UV optical absorption utilized in laboratories worldwide. The sensor is compatible with the X2 data logger over the RS-485 sensor interface using the Modbus-RTU communication protocol. […]

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