Connecting to Insight PC software - SWINSIGHT10 - HMT370EX

HMT370EX User Guide

Document code
M212305EN
Revision
B
Language
English (United States)
Product
HMT370EX
Document type
User guide
  • Computer with Vaisala Insight PC software installed
  • M12 Indigo USB Adapter accessory (Vaisala item USB2) for connecting the probe body to Insight, or the USB connection cable for transmitter service port (M8-4F, Vaisala item 219690).
CAUTION

The transmitter body enclosure must not be opened in an explosion hazardous area, unless a safe work permit has been issued in accordance with the standard IEC 60079-14. Either remove the transmitter from the hazardous area before opening the enclosure, or ensure that an IEC 60079-14 compliant safe work procedure has been implemented in the hazardous area.

CAUTION

When connecting several devices at the same time, note that your computer may not be able to supply enough power through its USB ports. Use an externally powered USB hub that can supply >2 W for each port.

Figure 1. Connecting to Insight: probe body and transmitter service port locations
  1. If you want to configure the probe by itself:
    1. Open the Insight PC software.
    2. Connect the M12 USB cable (Vaisala item USB2) to a free USB port on the PC.
    3. Detach the probe body from the transmitter: see Mounting for an example.
      CAUTION The probe can be detached and changed when HMT370EX is powered. Any other live maintenance, including changing the probe head filter, is not allowed.
    4. Move the probe body to the space you are using to connect the probe to a computer.
    5. Connect the M12 USB cable (Vaisala item USB2) to the service port of the probe.
    6. Wait for Insight to detect the probe.
  2. If you want to configure the transmitter and probe together as one unit:
    1. Open the Insight PC software.
    2. Connect the M8 USB cable (Vaisala item 219690) to a free USB port on the PC.
    3. Open the transmitter cover: see Mounting for an example.
    4. Reconnect the probe body to the transmitter cover.
    5. Connect the M8 USB cable (Vaisala item 219690) to the service port on inside of the transmitter cover.
    6. Wait for Insight to detect the probe.