Note: Because most laptops no longer have a serial connection, the use of a USB/SERIAL adapter may be needed to connect a laptop to the FLO-STATION controller. When using a USB/Serial adapter for the first time on a laptop, the adapters file driver must be installed on the computer. To download the most recent software and file drivers, visit: https://www.hachflow.com/flow-data-software/software_download.cfm
- Connect the cable between the computers USB or Serial port and the FLO-STATION serial port located on the front cover display.
- Open FLOWARE by double clicking on the FLOWARE icon.
- Position your cursor over FLO-DAR or FLO-TOTE 3 and then slide your cursor over and left click on "COMMUNICATIONS"
- Click on READ SETUP
At this point the SITE ID and parameter boxes should populate with the site information which indicates you are now connected with the FLO-STATION controller.
If the SITE ID remains blank or you get an ERROR CODE, please refer to " What are the FLO-STATION communication error codes?" and " What is the proper way to troubleshoot Flo-Station communication errors?".