3 SoftwareSpecial software is not required with the CATH-TECH™ HEXCORDER survey systemWindows Hyper Terminal is used to down load the dataMicrosoft Excel or other spread sheet program is used to graph the data
4 Downloading Data to a PC Connect the Hexcorder to your PC with the supplied 9 Pin Serial cable.
5 Turn On The HexcorderTurn the Hexcorder ON by pressing the upper right yellow key, before suiting up with your equipment, to allow the GPS engine time to acquire the satellites.Press Yellow Power Key to Turn ON
6 Down Loading The Survey Data Use Windows Hyper- Terminal to down load your dataA 9 pin D Female/Female serial extension cable is needed to connect the Hexcorder to the Com port on the PC
7 Configuring Hyper Terminal Open Hyper terminal and make a new connectionName the new connection HexcorderSelect a desk top icon
8 Setting The Communication Port Set Hyper-Terminal for:Direct to Com 1( if this is your Com Port)
9 Configuring Hyper-Terminal 19,200 baud8 data bits1 Stop BitNo ParityX on X off
10 Capturing Data On the Tool Bar select “Transfer” From the pull down menu select “Capture Text”Enter: Drive, Folder, File Name then click on Start
11 Export Data From The Hexcorder If this is the first time that export data has been used or after the memory has been erased go to “SET-UP”
12 Export Data Set-upThe baud rate of the Hexcorder and Hyper Terminal must be identicalChange the baud rate of the Hexcorder to 19,200
13 (This will close your capture file and save the data) Saving The Data FileWhen the file transfer is finished the Hexcorder will beepIn Hyper Terminal select: Transfer – Capture text – Stop(This will close your capture file and save the data)
14 Graphing Your DataNow that you have successfully downloaded your survey data using Windows Hyper Terminal its time to graph the data.Start Excel or other spread sheet program and import your data.