5 RRL Remote Utility

The RRL Remote Utility provides a convenient way to communicate with programmed RRL Gold Stations in your office or in the field, as well as perform diagnostic checks and firmware updates.

Note:

RRL Remote Utility Version 1.3.0 should be used with STS/RRL Software Version 1.4.0.

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Figure 5-1 RRL Remote Utility

 

To open the RRL Remote Utility, click , or click the Start button and select:
Programs > Solinst > rrlg_remote > RRL Remote Utility

The RRL Remote Utility can be used to test radio communication between a Remote or Relay Station and the Home Station, check RRL Gold Station settings and status, test communication with the attached Leveloggers, and stop or start the RRL Station logging (when selected in Step 2 of the software wizard).

The Remote Utility also includes a self-test function. The function performs a series of self-tests on a RRL Gold Station to check for problems with the battery, memory, etc.

To use the RRL Remote Utility, connect the RRL Gold Station to a PC with a RS232 cable, select the COM port to which the Station is connected and click “Retrieve Info” to display the settings from the RRL Gold Station.

Note:

The Radio Communication Test is a convenient tool when determining the final location of you Remote Station in the field and the proper Radio Power setting for that station.

The Remote Utility has the following functions:

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Figure 5-2 Home Station Communication Test

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Figure 5-3 Datalogger Communication Test