Operating WMT700 with terminal program - WMT700

WMT700 Series User Guide

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  • Computer with a serial port.
  • Required cables for serial connection. See Cables.
  • Any terminal program, such as Tera Term or HyperTerminal for Windows.
  1. Connect a cable between your terminal computer, power supply, and WMT700.
  2. Open the HyperTerminal program.
  3. Cancel the new connection.
  4. Select File > Properties.
  5. Select the correct COM port and select Configure.
  6. Set the communication parameters according to the configured port settings of WMT700. The default values for WMT700 are:
    Communication parameter Default value
    Bits per second 9600
    Data bits 8
    Parity None
    Stop bits 1
    Flow control None
  7. Select Apply > OK.
  8. Select Settings > ASCII setup > ASCII sending - Send line ends with line feed (optional) > OK. Close the New Connection Properties window.
  9. Select View > Font > Terminal.
  10. Select Call > Call. Type a name and select an icon for the connection. Select OK.
  11. Switch the sensor power supply on. The following information is displayed: WMT700 v<version number>
  12. Wait for 4 seconds. WMT700 enters measurement mode automatically.
  13. To test the connection, enter configuration mode with the following command: $0OPEN<CR><LF>
  14. Use the following command to return to measurement mode: CLOSE<CR><LF>

You can now start operating WMT700. Note that WMT700 does not send data messages automatically unless configured to do so.