Designing of How To Install an Instrument Sontek ADP for checking Sea Current Profile and Wave Height
Friday, 10 March 2017
Connect the Model 740 to a PC (as you would do if you were going to use Tidelog) (Plug in 9 way serial connector).
Open HyperTerminal and create a new connection named valeport.ht.
Set the properties of HyperTerminal to the following:
Comm port properties – Settings - Windows keys
Backspace key sends Ctrl + H
Telnet terminal Id ANSI
Backscroll buffer lines 500
ASCII set up - Sending
Check the box labelled
Send line ends with line feed
Line delay 0
Character delay 0
Check the boxes labelled
Wrap lines exceeding terminal width
data Bits 8
Stop bits 1
Flow control none
Please save the responses of the Model 740 to a text file.
A text document can be set up as follows:
Open Windows Explorer and open the directory in which you wish the text document to be created. Select file, New and then new text document. Apply a new name to the text document. Close Explorer. In HyperTerminal, select the transfer menu and then capture text. A dialogue box will appear asking you where you wish to log the data. Select the text file you have just created. Select Start to begin capturing the data.
Apply power to the Model 740 (By plugging in data lead). To establish communications with the instrument, press the # key then the carriage return key continually. The # character will scroll down the screen as normal until the Ack (♠) sign appears. When this happens, communications will have been established. Follow the procedure as outlined below noting down all responses.
If you have an American keyboard, the # key is Shift 3. Note, the carriage return key is not the same as the Enter key on the number pad. It usually has this symbol on it ¿
Please type the following, where
indicates the carriage return key:
the serial number
Set the logging / output to BOTH