Factory resetting ceilometer - CL61

CL61 User Guide

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  • Blunt instrument with an approximately 5-mm tip, for example Allen key

To reset the device, you need the device activation code, which is 16 characters long. The original delivery included 2 stickers that contain the device activation code.

Resetting the device (hard reset) restores factory settings. Reset the device if you have lost or forgotten the admin password or the configuration must be reset back to the original.

CAUTION Using the device activation code restores factory settings in the device and clears all user and measurement data from the device.
  1. Open the door of the measurement unit.
  2. Locate the reset button on the device control module CLC611, inside the measurement unit.
    Reset button
    Pressing reset button with blunt instrument, side view
  3. Press the button for 15 seconds.

    You can hear the device shutting down and starting after approximately 10 seconds, but keep the button pressed for approximately 15 seconds to complete the restart.

  4. Close the measurement unit door.
  5. Activate the ceilometer and copy the updated public key of the ceilometer to the SFTP server.
  6. If the reset does not help, contact Vaisala.