DEVCONFIG Device Configuration Utility

Overview

Current Version: 2.14

The Device Configuration Utility (DevConfig) allows you to send new operating systems to dataloggers and other devices with flash memory, configure various PakBus® settings in dataloggers, and edit settings for communication peripherals such as the NL240 and RF401A. It is used to set up dataloggers and peripherals before those devices are deployed in the field and before the devices are added to networks in Campbell Scientific datalogger support software such as LoggerNet or PC400.  

The latest DevConfig can be downloaded free of charge from the Downloads section.

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Benefits and Features

  • Can be downloaded free of charge; see Downloads section or Download Now button on web page

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Detailed Description

To keep the process as simple as possible, DevConfig supports only serial and IP connections between the PC and devices.

DevConfig cannot only send operating systems to supported device types, but can also set datalogger clocks, send program files to dataloggers, and monitor the data on dataloggers.

DevConfig provides a reporting facility where a summary of the current configuration of a device can be shown on the screen and printed. This configuration can also be saved to a file and used to restore the settings in the same or a replacement device.

Some devices may not support the configuration protocol in DevConfig, but do allow configurations to be edited through the terminal emulation screen.

Help for DevConfig is shown as prompts and explanations on its main screen. Help for the appropriate settings for a particular device can also be found in the user’s manual for that device.

Updates to DevConfig are available here. These may be installed over the top of older versions.

Specifications

Current Version 2.14
Operating System Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista, and XP (Both 32- and 64-bit operating systems are supported.)

Compatibility

Computer Requirements

Computer operating systems—Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, and 10. DevConfig runs on both 32-bit and 64-bit versions of these operating systems. 

Datalogger Considerations

Compatible Contemporary Dataloggers

CR200(X) Series CR800/CR850 CR1000 CR3000 CR6 CR9000X CR300

Compatible Retired Dataloggers

CR500 CR510 CR10 CR10X 21X CR23X CR9000 CR5000 CR7X
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*DevConfig can be used to send an OS to any CR510, CR10X, or CR23X datalogger. It can be used to configure settings in these dataloggers when they have a PakBus operating system loaded.

Downloads

Device Configuration Utility v.2.14 (44.9 MB) 12-23-2016

A software utility used to download operating systems and set up Campbell Scientific hardware. Also will update PakBus Graph and the Network Planner if they have been installed previously by another Campbell Scientific software package.

Supported Operating Systems:

Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista, and XP (Both 32 and 64 bit)

Known Windows XP Issue:

This software release includes Campbell Scientific USB drivers that will not install on Windows XP. To keep current with up and coming security requirements, the drivers have been signed with a SHA-256 encryption which is not supported by Windows XP. Windows XP users who have a need to install USB drivers for Campbell Scientific products can contact Campbell Scientific for an alternate solution.

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