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Certain mobile device scan be used to download measurements from an AquaCalc. In addition to the standard AquaCalc and an AquaCalc Data Download cable with a serial DB9 connection, this will require that the user have:

  1. A serial RS232 cable with a DB9 connector for the mobile device.
  2. Software for use on the mobile device that can access the serial cable and download and save the measurement.

Physical connections

Many hydrographers using mobile type equipment already have a serial connector that they use when downloading dataloggers. The data cable for the AquaCalc has a special connector that attaches to the AquaCalc and a standard DB9 / DE9 9-pin connector at the other end. It is the male DB9 connector on the AquaCalcs Data Cable that must be connected to the mobile device.

Different devices can use different methods of connecting the cable, including the use of adapters with RS232 and DB9 connectors and wireless bluetooth adapters

Software for the mobile device.

Terminal emulation software can be used to download a measurement. Match the baud rate settings in the software to those in the System Preference Menu under  “4) Baud Rate” 9600 is the default setting in the AquaCalc Pro and is recommended in the AquaCalc 5000.


Using an AquaCalc with a Mobile Device

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