User Instructions

User Instructions

Can be connected to the following:

a) PC RS232 with external power supply (3.2 to 5 Volts and 30 mA)


b) With the supplied USB cable to a PC (Hohner part number 5002)

Install USB to Serial Port Adapter & Drivers


1. Insert the adapter driver CD and plug in the adapter to the computer USB port.

2. When the install program is searching for the driver files, browse to:

            for Windows XP       -      D:\Driver\y-105\ver1.3\winXP \

for Windows 98 & ME -  D:\Driver\y-105\ver1.0\PC\WIN98&ME\win98&me\   

            and click OK


      - where D is the designation of the CDROM drive containing the driver CD.


c) PDA modem RS232 with external power supply (3.2 to 5 Volts and 30 mA)

d) In a Hazardous location with an isolator (Hohner Series BR RS232 Isolator)

e) Use cables with 9 pole D male to 9 pole D female (supplied)

f) For long distances, use an RS485 isolated repeater

g) For access in a network, use a serial to Ethernet converter

h) For access in wireless network, use a serial to wireless converter




For PC connection:

1. Connect directly to PC HyperTerminal with the following settings:

    9600 bd / 8 bit / no parity / 1 stop / none / ASCII / VT100

    Start is an STX and end is an ETX, not visible in HyperTerminal but used if the data is to be sent to Excel 

Speed is about one hundred readings per second, faster transmission is possible with shorter strings and higher bd rate


After everything is connected, you should get the following output on your screen:


To process the data from the sensor, any engineering program can be used such as: WinWedge, WonderWare,

LabView and Daisy.  The most convenient is Excel:


Excel allows easy:

a) calculations for calibrations

b) transformations to any properties

c) allows to put data online, active or interactive


Example screen shot: