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Installing TB12-R software

Article ID: 45
Last updated: 27 May, 2015
Revision: 35
- Download Configuration utility tool only Utility to configure front or side firing mode and low or high power mode. Configuration utility only.

- Full Software download Complete software installation to enable downloading data from TB12-R. This also include the sensor configuration tool.

After downloading open up download and extract ZIP file to same directory.
 

 
 
Run the installer:
SystemManager-x64-setup.exe
or
SystemManager-x86-setup.exe

Select “Next”.
 
 
 
 
                                       

 
Accept the License agreement.
 
Select “Next”.
 
 
If you are running the installer from the same downloads folder the key.txt file will auto-populate.

If the key does not auto-populate the field, the key may be located in a text file, named key.txt, included in the download.  Copy and paste the entire key into the field.

Select “Validate” then “Next”.
 
 
Accept the installation defaults.
 
Select “Next”.
 
 
Select the “Client” install option (default).
 
 
 
 
Leave the default installation settings.

Select “Next
 
NOTE: No database connection is needed for the TB12-R set up.
 
Select “Skip” in connecting to an SQL instance.
 
Select “Next” to proceed w/ the installation.


The Wizard will install the System Manager application.


The software will prompt you when install is complete. Select “Finish”.

Connect TX and/or RX sensor to PC – Configure using Wi-Fi IR Beam Setup” utility

NOTE: Both the TX and RX units may need to be configured. This requires connecting each unit to a PC via a USB.

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TX or RX UNIT CONFIGURATION (PART 1)
1.       Power on the TX or RX sensor unit by using the small, blue Screw driver to move the power ON/OFF switch.
2.       Connect the USB cable to the TX or RX unit and the PC.
3.       The LCD display will read “CONFIG” to confirm that the unit is now in Configuration Mode and ready to be setup via the WiFi Sensor Utility.
4.       Start the “Wifi IR Beam Setup” tool: Windows Start-> SenSource-> Wifi IR Beam Setup -> “Wifi IR Beam Setup”



 
Select the “Setup” tab.
Test the connection by clicking the “Retrieve” button on the right.
 
If the connection has been properly made, a pop-up window will display, “Sensor Parameters Retrieved”.
 
NOTE: Make sure the TB12-R counter RX Unit (unit w/ the LCD screen) is connected to the PC via the provided USB cable.
 
If an error connecting to device:
Select -> Options-> Radio Type-> “None”. 
Select “Retrieve” again.
 
 
Setting TX and RX parameters using the Wi-Fi IR Beam Setup” utility software

IMPORTANT: This defines the firing or receiving mode of the infrared beam and must be correct. Failure to so will result in inaccurate or no counts.
When to use Side Firing or Front Firing configuration mode on TX and/or RX TB12-R units
Side-Firing - Default (Door/Frame Mount)
Front-Firing (Opposing Wall Mount)
 
 
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The TX unit settings include the following options Side Firing Mode (default) and Front Firing Mode. The other options is High power mode (default – distance between TX and RX unit greater than 10’) or Low Power Mode.

The RX unit settings include Logging interval (time bin for traffic counts, firing modes side (default) and front. See images above for reference. The Group Time out mode is used to count groups as opposed to individuals (leave default in most cases).

 
RX UNIT CONFIGURATION

Power on the RX sensor unit by using the small, blue screwdriver to move the power ON/OFF switch.
1.       Connect the USB cable to the RX unit and the PC.
2.        Set up Tab: Test the connection by clicking the “Retrieve” button on the right.
3.        If the connection has been properly made, a pop-up window will display stating, “Sensor Parameters Retrieved”.
a.        The following RX unit settings can be modified:
                                                                 i.      Direction (discussed and examples in earlier section.
1.       Front-Firing orientation of the sensor
2.       Side-Firing orientation of the sensor
                                                               ii.      Logging Period - set to a recommended 30 minute or 1 hour interval.
                                                              iii.      Leave the default Group Timeout to 0.00
4.       Select the “Update” button when done.
a.         A prompt will ask to save parameters to a file.
b.       Select “No” or “Yes”. “Yes” will require a file name in the “Saved Settings” field.
c.        When complete, a “Configured!” prompt will indicate success.
5.       After programming the RX unit sensor, it is ready for installation. Move to the TX unit (next step)

 

Disconnect the RX unit and move onto configuring the TX component if required.

NOTE: The TX unit default setting is in the side firing mode and high power mode

TX UNIT CONFIGURATION
6.       Power on the TX sensor unit by using the small, blue screwdriver to move the power ON/OFF switch.
7.       Connect the USB cable to the TX unit and the PC.
8.        Set up Tab: Test the connection by clicking the “Retrieve” button on the right.
9.        If the connection has been properly made, a pop-up window will display stating, “Sensor Parameters Retrieved”.
a.        The following TX unit settings can be modified:
                                                                 i.      Direction (discussed and examples in earlier section.
1.       Front-Firing orientation of the sensor
2.       Side-Firing orientation of the sensor
                                                               ii.      Power
1.       High - Allows a separation between the RX and TX units of up to 20 feet, at the expense of battery life (approximately 1 year).
2.       Low - Allows a separation between the RX and TX units of up to 9 feet, providing maximum battery life (1.5 years).
10.    Select the “Update” button when done.
a.         A prompt will ask to save parameters to a file.
b.       Select “No” or “Yes”. “Yes” will require a file name in the “Saved Settings” field.
c.        When complete, a “Configured!” prompt will indicate success.
11.    After programming the TX unit the sensor is ready for installation.

config_tx.png


Please review the mounting details
:

Side-Firing - Default (Door/Frame Mount)
Front-Firing (Opposing Wall Mount)

Configure software and download reports -> Reporting and software support

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