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How to Use a Wireless 0-20mA Sensor

Keywords: Installation, 0-20mA Sensors, Wiring


Summary:

The following steps will guide you through the process of hooking up the 0-20 mA wireless sensor to your device, and changing the sensor's information in the iMonnit Online Monitoring System.



Hooking up the 0-20 mA wireless sensor to your device.

When hooking the 0-20 mA wireless sensor to your device please follow these instructions. For 2 wire sensor integration, connect the red wire from the Monnit sensor to the signal wire of your device, then connect the black wire to the ground. For 3 wire sensor integration, connect the red wire from the Monnit sensor to the signal wire of your device, then connect the black wire to the common ground.

0-20mA Wireless Sensor Wiring Diagram

Setting up your sensor application in the iMonnit Online Software.

• Log into your iMonnit online account.
• Select the 0-20 mA sensor you are working with from the sensor list. (You should see the data in milliamps as the default.)
• Click the "Calibrate" tab.

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• From the calibration screen you can change the calibration of your sensor.
• The screen will show the last observed reading from the sensor.
• Enter the corrected value (what the reading should have been) in the "Actual Input" filed.
• Then click the "Calibrate" button.

Calibrations Settings

• After clicking the calibrate button, click on the "Edit" tab to customize the unit of measurement for your sensor.

Edit Measurement Settings

• Under the "Data Transormation" section, you can customize the format for your application.
• Set the custom application values for the low and high readings.
• Enter your custom application's measurable unit type in the "Label" field.

• When clicking on the "History" tab, you should now see the data in your custom format.

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