Connecting probes to Indigo80 - DMP80

DMP80 Series Quick Guide

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  • Probe connection cable

Up to two Vaisala Indigo-compatible probes or transmitters can be connected to the ports located on the bottom of Indigo80. You can connect and disconnect devices both when the indicator is powered on and when it is off.

Vaisala recommends using cables provided by Vaisala when connecting devices to the indicator. Cables and other accessories are available to order at

Figure 1. Connecting probes to Indigo80
M12-5F ports on the bottom of Indigo80 for connecting compatible Vaisala devices. Ports are labeled  and .
M12-5M A-coded cable connector
M12-5F A-coded cable connector
DMP80 probe, displayed as by Indigo80
HMP7 probe, displayed as by Indigo80
  1. If the indicator is powered and no devices are connected to it, the text Please connect a probe will be shown on the display.
  2. Insert the probe connection cable in one of the ports on the bottom of the indicator.
    • Note the orientation of the cable connector when inserting it
    • Hold the connector in place while turning its locking ring clockwise – never twist the connector body!
  3. Connect the probe to the M12-5F end of the probe connection cable.

    When the indicator recognizes the connected probe, it shows a notification on the display (for example, DMP80 connected). A probe connected to the leftmost port in the indicator is labeled on the indicator's display, while the probe in the rightmost port is labeled .

  4. To change probes, simply detach the cable from the probe and connect a new probe.