Device firmware is bundled with the operating system, web server, and documentation in a software update (*.swu) file. Use the Firmware panel on the Device window Device Info tab to download and install device firmware.
After the update process is complete, refresh your browser window and verify the version on the Firmware panel.
Use the Job Editor to create a new job.
Use the Job Editor to edit the settings of a specified job.
Scale channel data to convert a measurement to a more useful value, such as voltage to PSI.
Use the Channel options on the Job Editor to enable scaling. Scaling factors are applied as data is acquired.
Scaling factors are applied when data is acquired.
Use the Display Options panel to specify a range of samples to plot.
Use the Job Editor to import a channel list from one job into a another. This procedure imports a channel list into a new job.
Use the Data Logger to save job settings under a new name.
The new job appears in the job list.
Use the Data Logger to import schedule settings from a saved schedule file.
The Data Logger Schedule tab updates with the jobs contained in the imported schedule.
Use the Schedule Settings dialog box to configure schedule repeat settings.
You can run a specific job from the job list on the Data Logger Schedule tab.
To run all jobs in the schedule, tap the Run All button.
You can stop one job and trigger the next job in the schedule to run, or stop one job and all remaining jobs in the schedule from running.
Use the Job Editor Alarms tab to configure one or more alarms. You can associate each channel in the job with one alarm.
Use the Job Editor Alarms tab to receive email or text notifications when an alarm condition is detected.
Use the options on the Data Files Display tab to zoom in on strip chart data.
Use the options on the Data Files Display tab to plot data stored in a file.
Use the Job Editor Channels tab to set the color of channel data.
Use the System Clock panel on the Device Info tab to set the timezone. Note that this value sets the timezone on the WebDAQ hardware, which may be in a different location from the computer or device accessing the hardware.
Use the Device page Security tab to change the password. The password is "admin" by default.
Use the Device page Network tab to manually configure network settings.
Using a paper clip, press the CONFIG RESET recessed button on the WebDAQ rear panel.
When pressed, the default network and security settings are written to the device and the WebDAQ is rebooted.
Use the Data Files window Files tab to delete files from internal device storage or external media.
An "Insufficient disk space" error is returned when the selected storage location is full.
The maximum file capacity of external media formatted with the FAT32 file system is 4 GB. If the log file on FAT32 media exceeds 4 GB, a "File too large" error is returned and the acquisition stops. If you expect to acquire a large amount of data to a single file when logging to external media, reformat the media using a different file system such as NTFS before starting the logging session.
USB drives and SD cards are available formatted with different file systems. WebDAQ supports FAT32, exFAT, ext2/3/4, NTFS file systems. Refer to the table below for key differences between these file systems.
|File System||Maximum File Size|
|ext2/ext3||16 GB to 2 TB|
|ext4||16 GB to 16 TB|
Use the file system that best suits your needs.