The following steps describe how to connect to the probe using the PuTTY terminal application for Windows (available for download at www.vaisala.com) and a USB service cable:
- Connect the USB service cable between your computer and the M12 connector of the probe.
- Start the PuTTY application.
Select Serial or USB line to connect to field.
and check that the correct COM port is selected in the If you are using the PuTTY terminal application supplied by Vaisala, you can press the USB Finder button to open the Vaisala USB Instrument Finder program.
- Check that the other serial settings are correct for your connection, and change if necessary. Flow control should be set to None unless you have a reason to change it.
Select Open to open the connection window and start using the
If PuTTY is unable to open the serial port you selected, it shows you an error message instead. If this happens, restart PuTTY and check the settings.
You may need to adjust the Local echo setting in
the Terminal category to see what you are typing on
the serial line. To access the configuration screen while a session is running, click the
right mouse button over the session window, and select Change
Settings from the pop-up menu.