Connecting to Insight PC software - INDIGO201 - INDIGO300

Indigo300 User Guide

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  • 4-mm Allen key, provided
  • Computer with a Microsoft Windows® operating system (64-bit version) and Vaisala Insight PC software installed
  • Vaisala Indigo USB adapter (Vaisala item code USB2) and M12 - M8 service cable (Vaisala item code 262195)
  • Vaisala USB Device driver installed

CAUTION Use only cables provided by Vaisala to connect devices to the transmitter. Attempting to connect incompatible devices or cables can damage the equipment.
CAUTION The service port connection is only intended for temporary use during configuration, and must not be used for permanent installations. The IP rating and EMC properties of the transmitter can be affected when the service port is open.

Upon connecting, the transmitter receives date and time settings from Insight.

Figure 1. Connecting Indigo300 transmitter to Insight PC software
M8 connector of the service cable
M12 connector of the service cable
USB adapter
  1. Open the protective cover of the transmitter service port using the 4-mm Allen key.
  2. Connect the M8 connector of the service cable to the service port.
  3. Connect the USB adapter to the M12 connector of the M12 - M8 service cable (262195).
  4. Connect the USB adapter to a free USB port on the PC.
  5. Open the Insight software on your PC.
  6. Wait for the Insight software to detect the transmitter.