Seagull Models Seagull 2000 User manual

User Manual for the Seagull Wireless Dashboard Telemetry System
Patent Pending
Document Version 2.5, Model # ETS-SEA
READ ME FIRST!
Please read this manual before using your new system.
Thank you for your purchase! This instruction manual will guide you through the installation and operation of
your Seagull Wireless Dashboard Telemetry System.
Please read the entire manual carefully before proceeding. If, after you read the manual (including the
Troubleshooting sections!) you have further questions or problems, please visit our web support page for additional
support options, at http://www.eagletreesystems.com/Support/support.html. Note that the latest version of this
manual is available in PDF form from the Support page of our website.
Steps to Follow
Installation and use of your Seagull system will be quite easy and enjoyable if you follow these few steps:
1.
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3.
4.
Read through the manual to understand the warnings, determine the installation and setup sequence, etc.
Install the Data Recorder and Transmitter as described in Transmitter installation instructions below. Note that installing
your Data Recorder requires referring to the included Data Recorder manual, if you did not purchase your Recorder
separately.
Configure the Seagull system with your PC, as described the Seagull Configuration instructions below.
Bench and range test your model, and have fun!
Important Warnings
•
Make sure you have the right transmitter for your area. You are responsible for determining
whether you may use your transmitter in your country! See the transmitter specifications below for
information on frequency and power output. In general, transmitters marked EU or CE are suitable
for use in Europe, and transmitters marked FCC are suitable for USA operation.
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It is very important that you range check your model per your radio manufacturer’s instructions
after installing or reconfiguring any electronic equipment, and generally before each operation. If
you have range issues, see the Troubleshooting section.
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The Seagull system is to be used only as described in the “Intended Uses” section below. Other uses
are not supported, and uses where loss of life or injury may result are expressly forbidden.
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Operating your model requires that you keep your eyes on it and give it your full attention. Looking
at the Seagull LCD display while the model is in operation is strongly discouraged. Use the
programmable audible alarms, or have a buddy look at the display, as necessary.
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The Seagull Transmitter and Dashboard Receiver antennas are very flexible, but use care
that you don’t mount them in such a way that they could cause eye or other bodily contact injury.
Intended Uses and Additional Hardware Requirements
The Seagull System is designed to be used to transmit data in Radio Controlled model Planes, Cars, Helicopters, Boats and other RC
models. A Flight V2, Car or Boat Data Acquisition Module (Recorder) is also required for operation. Recorder Firmware Revision
2.16 or greater is required for Seagull operation. Connect your Recorder to USB and select “Help, About Data Recorder” in the
Windows Recorder Application (the App) to determine what firmware revision you have. Visit our support page at
http://www.eagletreesystems.com/Support/support.html for firmware update information. Seagull is not compatible with the Flight
Data Recorder V1.
Packing List
Your Seagull system includes the Wireless Telemetry Data Dashboard Receiver, the Wireless Telemetry transmitter, and a plastic clip
for mounting dashboard to radio antenna. If you ordered a full package system, the items listed in your Recorder manual (on the CD)
are also included.
Seagull Transmitter Installation Instructions
Install your Data Acquisition Module (Recorder)
If you have not already done so, install your Flight V2, Car or Boat Data Acquisition Module (Recorder) and desired accessories in
your model, following the included Recorder instructions. You may want to become familiar with the operation of your recorder and
the Windows application before installing the Seagull Transmitter, but this is not required.
NOTE: 10 samples/second capture rate is recommended for the Seagull system.
Install the Seagull Transmitter in your Model
Choose a location in your model to install the transmitter. The transmitter is normally mounted with Velcro or double sided tape.
Ideally, the transmitter will be installed with its antenna and body as far away from your radio receiver (RX) as possible, with the
antenna protruding at right angles with your RX antenna, to reduce the possibility of interference. For example, if you have a model
plane with the receiver mounted horizontally along the plane’s fuselage, mount the Seagull so that the antenna is protruding from the
model vertically, as far forward of the RX antenna as possible. With a model car, the Seagull antenna can be mounted so that it
extends out of the side or front of the car, away and at right angles from the RX antenna.
Connecting the Seagull Transmitter to your Data Recorder
Plug the Seagull Transmitter cable into the “Expansion” port on your Recorder, as shown in Figure 1. Ensure that the Recorder is not
powered, and ensure that the red wire of the cable corresponds with the red dot on the port label (to the right of the connector).
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Seagull Dashboard Receiver Instructions
The Seagull Dashboard Receiver (the Dashboard) operates from a standard 9V battery. The battery installs in the back snap-off
compartment of the Dashboard. Approximately 12-14 hours continuous use is typical with an alkaline battery. Rechargeable 9V
batteries will work, but the run time will be significantly reduced.
Note: If the Dashboard will be unused for long periods, it is a good idea to remove the battery
Note: When removing the battery clip, use your thumb to pop the clip off from the side without the wires. Pushing on the wire side
can break the battery clip or the wires.
Refer to Figure 3, which illustrates the front of the Dashboard:
USB Connection: The USB cable supplied with your Recorder connects to the
Dashboard at this port. Note that the RED wire of the USB cable goes up, as
shown by the red dot above “USB” on the Dashboard label.
LCD Display: The 16 x 2 LCD character display is easily programmed to
display up to four model parameters per screen page.
Pushbutton 1 (up arrow): The leftmost pushbutton advances to the next LCD
screen page.
Pushbutton 2 (down arrow):
screen page.
This pushbutton returns to the previous LCD
Figure 3
Pushbutton 3 (Disp/Reset Max): pressing this pushbutton briefly causes the Dashboard to toggle between Max and Live modes. In
Max Mode, the parameters displayed have a carat (^) next to them to indicate they are the max parameters recorded. Note that some
parameters are not captured in Max Mode – these are displayed with “***”. Figure 6 shows which parameters have the Max feature.
In Live Mode, the data displayed are the live values received from the Transmitter.
Holding down this pushbutton for approximately two seconds zeros the Max parameters.
Pushbutton 4 (Mute/Power): When the unit is in operation, pressing this button mutes or unmutes the audio portion of the
Dashboard, as well as turning off power. What happens when the mute button is pressed briefly depends on the state of the audio
system:
• If the audio is unmuted, and no alarm beeps are in progress, pushing the button causes the Dashboard to go into “Mute All”
state. No beeps will be heard in this state.
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If the audio is in “Mute All” state, pushing the button causes the Dashboard to go into “Unmute” state. All
beeps will be heard in this state.
If the audio is unmuted, and alarm beeps are in progress, the Dashboard will go into “Mute Current” state. This state mutes
only the currently sounding alarm to be muted. All other beeps will be heard, and the currently sounding alarm will be heard
once the alarm condition occurs again.
When the Mute/Power button is held for approximately 2 seconds, the Dashboard is powered off.
Note: Pressing any of the keys when the power is off powers up the Dashboard.
Note: The Dashboard will power off after approximately 5 minutes when no signal is being received, and no buttons are pressed.
Seagull Configuration Instructions
Setting Metric or English Units
Metric or English units are selected via the Windows Recorder Application (the App). The default setting is English units. To
change this, Click “Tools, Choose What to Display” in the app, and click on “Display In Metric.” This causes both the App display
and the Seagull LCD display to switch to metric.
NOTE: whenever you change this parameter, you must re-download data to the Seagull Dashboard, as described
in “Seagull Dashboard Data Setup Utility Instructions” below.
Seagull Configuration Wizard
Ensure you have App version 2.0 or higher. Click “Help, About” in the App to determine what application revision you have.
Upgrade your application from our support web page if you do not have the latest version.
To configure the Seagull system, plug the USB cable into your PC and the Data Recorder, and launch the App and select “Tools,
Seagull Setup Wizard.” This wizard will guide you through the rest of the installation process. See the below instructions on
configuring specific items in the Wizard:
Seagull Transmitter Type: Select either the FCC US Transmitter (red case) or the EU transmitter (gold case) depending on which
system you have.
Seagull ID: The Wizard automatically generates an ID for your Seagull system, which you can change in the wizard. The Seagull
ID uniquely attaches your Seagull Transmitter to your Dashboard. This attachment means that it is unlikely that other Seagull
systems at your site will interfere with your system, and it also keeps your data private to some degree. Note that the Seagull system
will not operate if the Seagull Transmitter and Dashboard are set to different ID’s.
Note: The Dashboard ID is displayed in Hexadecimal in the lower right-hand side of the LCD screen at Dashboard power up.
Set Beep on Seagull Keyboard Press: Check this wizard box if you want a short beep to sound on each press of the Dashboard
buttons. Note that in this mode, selecting Mute All will silence these beeps.
Seagull Power Level (FCC transmitter only): The Seagull Transmitter supports operation at low (around 8-12 milliwatt) and high
(around 200 milliwatt) power levels. Normally low power is good for indoor use, and high power may be required for outdoor use.
Warning: Always range check your model after changing power levels!
Connecting the Dashboard to USB: When the Wizard asks you to Connect the Seagull Dashboard, disconnect the Recorder from
the USB connection, and connect the Dashboard as described in the “Seagull Dashboard Receiver Instructions” section above. Note:
Follow the Wizard instructions carefully – if the computer needs to reboot the first time the Dashboard is installed, do so and relaunch
the Wizard after reboot.
After the Dashboard is successfully discovered by your PC, “USB Mode Active” should display on the LCD window. If this does not
happen, see the Troubleshooting section below.
Launching the Dashboard Data Setup Utility: After the Dashboard is discovered by the PC, the Next button of the Wizard should
ungray, and hitting Next take you to the final page of the Wizard. This page has a button to launch the Dashboard Data Setup Utility.
See the below section on running this utility. Once the utility is successfully run, the Finish button of the Wizard will ungray.
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Seagull Dashboard Data Setup Utility Instructions
This utility (the Utility) will appear the first time you run the Seagull Configuration Wizard, and can be re-run by selecting “Tools,
Edit Seagull Display” in the App. This utility is the tool used to bring your Seagull Dashboard to life – it gives you the capability of
configuring all of the items displayed on the LCD screen, setting up alarms, and configuring the Climbrate Alarm settings (Flight
Systems).
Figure 4 shows the main page of the Utility.
The Utility main page is divided into the following section:
Select Data Parameter to Configure on the Dashboard LCD: This section contains the tools to select what, how and where
parameters are displayed on the LCD pages.
Figure 6 provides a table of the parameters that can be configured with your system.
To select and configure a parameter, choose the parameter to be configured in the “Select Feature to Display” window. A “o” next to
an item indicates that this item is already selected for display, and choosing it will allow you to edit the item. After selecting the
parameter, click the “Enable this parameter…” checkbox to enable the parameter to be displayed/configured, or uncheck it to remove
it from the list.
Once the parameter is enabled, choose where the parameter will be displayed by choosing the location in the “Select Display
Location” window. A “o” next to the location chosen means it is already in use by this or another parameter. Choosing a location
that is in use already will cause the parameter using it to be disabled.
The window labeled “Enter the label to display..” in this section displays the 3 digit label that will be displayed beside this parameter
on the LCD. You can change this 3 digit label to be whatever you want. For example, if Temperature Sensor 1 was attached to your
Cylinder Head, you might label this parameter “CHT.”
NOTE: If the data for each parameter grows large, such as a large RPM, the middle character in the 3 digit label will be eliminated to
show all the numeric digits in the parameter. For example, “RPM 0” would become “RM 40342” in this case.
Set up alarms (if any) to be triggered by values of the above parameter: This section contains the tools to set up audible and
visual alarms for many of the displayed parameters.
NOTE: See the “Servo” section below for information on Servo setup.
NOTE: If you have a Flight System and select Climbrate, see the “Configuring Climbrate Alarms” section below.
To enable a “High Alarm” for a parameter, meaning that the alarm should activate if the parameter exceeds the set value, check the
High Alarm Enabled button.
To enable a “Low Alarm” for a parameter, meaning that the alarm should activate if the parameter falls below the set value, check the
High Alarm Enabled button.
NOTE: only a high or a low alarm can be configured for each parameter (not both).
To enter the alarm value, type the high or low threshold in the “Enter the Alarm Trigger Value” window. For values, such as RX
voltage, with a decimal place, enter the fractional part in the box to the right of the decimal point. For example, to set an alarm if
your RX voltage drops below 4.8 volts, enter 4 and 8 in the two boxes.
See the Parameter table in Figure 6 for high and low alarm limits. NOTE: when an alarm is triggered, a “!” appears to the right of the
parameter label on the LCD, to indicate the parameter is in an alarm state.
If you wish to have an audible beep sound when the alarm is triggered, configure the beep alarm as follows:
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Select the number of beeps to sound in the “Number of Beeps” window.
Select the beep length in the “Length of each Beep” window.
Select the length of the “silence” between each of the beeps in the “Length of silent pause between beeps” window.
If you wish the beeps to repeatedly sound when the alarm condition occurs, click on the “Check here to cause the alarm beeps to
sound continuously…” checkbox. If you wish the alarm to only sound once when the condition occurs, uncheck this box. Note that
when the alarm condition goes away, and then recurs, the alarm will sound again in both these cases. See the muting section in the
“Seagull Dashboard Receiver Instructions” above for information on muting the alarms.
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If you want to have the Dashboard switch to the LCD page that has the alarming parameter, check the “Check here to automatically
Switch…” checkbox.
NOTE: If two or more alarm conditions occur simultaneously, only the last occurring condition will be signaled. If the last
condition to trigger an alarm goes away, the second to last currently active condition will be signaled, etc.
Once all the parameters you wish to display are configured, you can review the parameters by clicking the Preview button as shown in
Figure 5. The Preview window is a handy way to see which parameters are configured on which LCD page locations. A “***” in a
page location indicates that no parameter is displayed in that location.
Once the parameters are configured to your satisfaction, click OK, which will download the settings to the Dashboard. Note that you
can change the parameters at any time by following the above steps.
Note: If you wish to clear all previously configured parameters, hit the Clear button on the bottom of the utility.
Figure 4
Figure 5
Configuring Climbrate Alarms
If you have a Flight Data System, and wish to set up climbrate and/or sinkrate alarms for variometer support, click the Climbrate
button in the alarms section. Note that the Climbrate button will only appear when the Climbrate parameter is selected and Enabled.
Note also that when the Climbrate parameter is enabled, the Configure Climbrate Alarms page will automatically appear.
Carefully read the instructions on the Configure Climbrate Alarms page. This page should be self explanatory. The audible
climbrate/sinkrate alarms are configured in basically the same way that other alarm parameters are configured. One difference is that
both climbrate and sinkrate alarms can be simultaneously programmed.
Note that the altitude value displayed (if the altitude parameter is selected for display) is by default averaged and updated once during
each climbrate measurement time interval. If you wish to display the raw, unaveraged altitude value, uncheck this box. Note that the
altitude may “jump around” a bit if raw mode is chosen.
Servo Display on the Dashboard
If you calibrated your servo movements with the App during Recorder setup, the Seagull should display the correct names of your
servos, i.e., “Ailerons.” If you did not calibrate, servos will be labeled “Servo 1”, etc.
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If you calibrated, the data values displayed for your servos should be as follows:
Flight Systems: Rudder, Ailerons, Elevator: -100 to 100; Throttle: 0 to 100 (with negative values for idle trim down)
Car/Boat Systems: Throttle; centered at 0, max throttle 100, negative throttle negative; Steering; -100 to 100
Using your Seagull
Now that you have completed installation and configuration of the Seagull system, it’s time to actually use it!
First, ensure that you have disconnected the USB cable from the system. Power on your model as you normally would, turning on
your radio transmitter before powering up the model. The Recorder’s LED should blink normally (one flash repeating) after
powering up the model.
NOTE: Always wait 15 seconds after powering down your Recorder, before powering it back on. This will ensure that the
Recorder and transmitter start properly.
Next, power on your Dashboard. Since the Dashboard calibrates several of the parameters on powerup, always turn on your model
first, then turn on your Dashboard (or turn the Dashboard power off and on after you model is turned on).
At this point, the Dashboard should display live data, starting with Page 1 of the parameters you selected.
“No Signal”, consult the Troubleshooting section below.
If the Dashboard displays
If you have the Flight System, please note the following on altitude and airspeed: Depending on your radio transmitter and model
wiring, having the transmitter close to the model with the antenna extended may cause the altitude and airspeed values to vary. If this
variation is happening when the Dashboard is turned on, altitude and airspeed may not zero properly. If you notice this problem, you
can either keep your radio transmitter antenna down when powering up the Dashboard (don’t forget to raise it before flying!!), or you
can simply power off and on the Dashboard after taxiing the model several feet away.
Once the Seagull system is communicating, consider how you will mount and use the Dashboard. The Dashboard can be mounted
to your radio transmitter, using the supplied plastic clip with adhesive. Just remove the adhesive backing from the clip, mount the
clip on the back of the dashboard, and clip the ring around your radio’s antenna. You can further stabilize the dashboard with a strip
of Velcro on the dashboard’s bottom. Or, just hand the dashboard your crew or buddy to monitor your run, or just place it in your
shirt pocket. It is a very bad idea to take your eyes off your model during operation!
DON’T FORGET TO RANGE CHECK YOUR MODEL AFTER INSTALLATION, AS DESCRIBED IN YOUR RADIO
MANUAL!
Using your Seagull in Laptop Live Mode
If you have a laptop at your site, or wish to see live data with your model on the bench, the App can be used to view the Seagull data
parameters live in a “big screen” format, with almost infinite recording capability!
To use Live Mode, first select “Tools, Choose What to Display” in the App, and set up the parameters you want to display.
Seagull specific items are available to display, as well as the other parameters:
Two
Seagull Signal Strength – this item shows the strength of the real-time signal coming from the Seagull Transmitter.
Seagull Packet Percent – this item shows the percentage of packets that were successfully received from Seagull.
To invoke Live Mode, first ensure that your Dashboard is receiving data from the transmitter. Then, connect the Dashboard to USB,
and click the Live Mode button on the App. A window may display asking you whether to record the Live Mode data. After
choosing this option, Live Mode should start and display the live parameters.
Note: several of the Live Mode parameters are zeroed when Live Mode is started. Stop and restart Live Mode if the parameters did
not correctly zero.
Note: whenever a packet is missed, the previous packet is duplicated in the Live Mode recording. The duplicated packets are marked
as duplicated in the “error” fields of the recording – these are visible when viewed in Excel. See the Recorder manual for more
information on viewing the files in Excel.
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Note: if the 9 volt battery is installed in the Dashboard, the Dashboard will be powered by the battery even when the USB plug is
connected. If you wish to monitor or record very long runs with Live Mode, turn off all power to the Dashboard and remove the 9
volt battery. Then, the Dashboard will be powered by USB.
Parameter
(Units) System
Servo1
All
Servo2
All
Servo3
Flight
Servo4
Flight
RX Volts (V)
All
Temp 1 F, (C)
All
Temp 2 F, (C) All (opt)
Motor Voltage
(V) All (opt)
Motor Current
(A) All (opt)
Altitude Ft, (M)
Flight
Speed MPH,
(KPH)
All
RPM
All
G-Force X (G) All (opt)
G-Force Y (G) All (opt)
EGT 1 F, (C) All (opt)
EGT 2 F, (C) All (opt)
Milliamp-Hours All (opt)
Climbrate FPM,
(MPM)
Flight
Seagull Signal
(%)
All
Max
Alarm High Recorded
N/A
No
N/A
No
N/A
No
N/A
No
7.4
No
423 (199)
Yes
423 (199)
Yes
Min Value
varies
varies
varies
varies
4.4
0
0
Max Value
varies
varies
varies
varies
7.5
424 (200)
424 (200)
Alarm Low
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
4.5
1
1
0
50
1
49
Yes
0
-2000 (-600)
90
30000 (9000)
1
0
89
29999 (8999)
Yes
Yes
0
0
-38
-38
0
0
0
290 (466)
65535
38
38
2000 (1093)
2000 (1093)
9999
1
1
0
0
1
1
N/A
289 (465)
65534
37.9
37.9
1999 (1092)
1999 (1092)
N/A
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
-9999 (-2999)
9999 (2999)
-510 (-153)
510 (153)
No
~45
100
N/A
N/A
No
Figure 6 – Table of Seagull Parameters
Troubleshooting
If your problem is not resolved after carefully reading the following section, visit our support page at
http://www.eagletreesystems.com/Support/support.html for additional help.
Issue: My Dashboard is receiving data, but it doesn’t look like correct data.
Solution: First, refer to your Recorder manual and read the section pertaining to the incorrectly displaying parameters. Then, verify
that parameters are working correctly with just the Recorder by either making a recording and playing it back, or using Recorder (not
Dashboard) Live Mode.
Solution: Some parameters, like altitude, airspeed and current, are “zero calibrated” each time the Dashboard is turned on. If these
parameters are not zeroed, try turning off and on the Dashboard.
Issue: My altitude or airspeed values seem to drift, even when the model is sitting still
Solution: Some slight drift may occur after flying. Note that for airspeed, which is related to the square of pressure, slight drift from
zero will not affect your higher speed readings much. For example, if your Dashboard is displaying 9 MPH when not moving, the
error at 50 MPH would be closer to 1 MPH, rather than 9 MPH.
Issue: I am unable to successfully complete an “antenna down” range check with the Seagull Transmitter running. I am seeing servo
jitter or observing reduced range during range checking.
Solution: Read the troubleshooting section in the Recorder manual and see if one or more of those solutions resolve the problem.
Solution: First, verify that the problem does NOT happen with the Recorder/Transmitter removed from the plane.
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Solution: Try low power transmit mode if you are not using it.
Solution: Try operating the Recorder/Transmitter without any recorder cables connected to your radio RX. This will require a
separate small battery to power the Recorder, and servos cannot be monitored in this mode.
Solution:
As a last resort, Ferrites or torroids can be installed at various locations. This would normally not be necessary.
• Ferrite cores can often be used to filter out the RF interference. Snap-on RF ferrite cores are available from Eagle Tree
Systems, Radio Shack or other sources. Often a single ferrite snapped around all the wires leading from the engine will
eliminate this problem. Or, the wires can be wrapped a few times through a hollow torroid.
• If a single ferrite does not remedy the situation, an additional ferrite snapped around all the servo Y cables provides
additional filtering.
Issue: My Dashboard display is hard to read, or very dim.
Solution: Replace the Dashboard battery.
Issue: My Dashboard works briefly, then shuts off.
Solution: Replace the Dashboard battery.
Issue: I get no communication between the Dashboard and the Recorder. The “No Signal” message appears on the dashboard
constantly, or flashes on the dashboard every few seconds.
Solution: Make sure the Seagull Transmitter is plugged into the correct Recorder slot, and that the plug polarity is correct
Solution: Make sure that the Recorder light is flashing one repeated flash (or two repeated flashes if the Recorder buffer is full)
Solution: Make sure that the Recorder is not connected to USB.
Solution: Turn vehicle’s power off, WAIT 10 SECONDS, turn your vehicle’s power back on, and then turn your Dashboard off and
on.
Solution: Make sure the Seagull ID is correctly set in both the Recorder and the Dashboard, by running through the Seagull Setup
Wizard again.
Solution: Make sure you have chosen a Recorder sampling rate that is Seagull compatible. This is set in the App by choosing
“Tools, Choose Capture Rate” with the Recorder connected. 10 Samples/Second is recommended.
Solution: If you have purchased the Dashboard or Recorder at different times, or otherwise cannot get them to communicate
correctly, please follow the below instructions:
1) Install the latest Windows application from the Support page of our website.
2) Connect the Dashboard to USB, and run “Tools, Choose firmware control.” If the “Update” button appears, update the firmware,
and follow all the prompts.
3) If the Update button does NOT appear in step 2, choose “Tools, Choose Parameters to display on Wireless Dashboard LCD”,
select any parameter to display, and hit OK.
4) Disconnect the Dashboard from USB, and connect the Recorder to USB. Then, select “Tools, Firmware Control” and click the
Update button if it appears. Then, click OK.
5) Choose “Tools, Seagull Wireless Dashboard Setup Wizard” and run through the Wizard, making sure you select the correct type
of Transmitter you have.
6) With nothing but the transmitter connected to the correct port in the recorder, and a battery connected to one of the servo slots of
the recorder, verify that the recorder and dashboard are now communicating.
Issue: I get periodic “No Signal” messages on the Dashboard during vehicle operation
Solution: if you are operating at low power mode, try high power mode. Make sure you range check after changing power modes!
Solution: If others are operating Seagull systems in your area, try a different Seagull ID
Solution: Try to make sure that your Seagull transmitter antenna is mounted vertically. This can often improve range.
FCC Information
Seagull Receiver FCC Information (For 900 MHz and 2.4 GHz Systems)
Eagle Tree Systems SEA-01 (900 MHz, 200mW System)
Contains FCC ID: OUR-9XTEND (900 MHz, 1 Watt System)
Contains FCC ID: OUR-XBEEPRO (2.4 GHz System)
Tested to Comply With FCC Standards
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FOR HOME OR OFFICE USE
FCC Radiation Exposure Statement Regarding the FCC Certified 900 MHz and 2.4 GHz
Transmitters
This equipment complies with FCC radiation exposure limits set forth for an uncontrolled environment. This equipment must be
operated with minimum distance of 20cm between the radiator and your body.
The Transmitter must not be co-located or operating in conjunction with any other antenna or transmitter.
FCC Caution
Any changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible could void the user’s authority to operate this
equipment.
Radio Interference and FCC Information
Note: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC
Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This
equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions,
may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a
particular installation.
If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment
off and on,
the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:
--Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
--Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
--Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected.
--Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
Specifications
FCC 900 MHz, 200mW Transmitter
Frequency Range:
Operating Range (Line of Sight):
FCC Approval:
Maximum Output Power:
Dimensions:
Weight:
Temperature Range:
TX Antenna:
Power:
Current Draw:
902 – 928 MHz
up to 1.2 miles w/included antenna, up to 3.6 miles with RX Yagi
15.247 Frequency Hopping Spread Spectrum
approx 200 mWatt
approx 2-3/4” x 1-1/4” x ¼”
approx 0.5 oz (Transmitter only)
0 – 140 degrees F
Thin, flexible stainless whip
Power taken from Recorder/Receiver battery
Transmitter + Recorder, average < 70 milliamp
FCC 900 MHz, 1 Watt Transmitter
Frequency Range:
Operating Range (Line of Sight):
FCC Approval:
Maximum Output Power:
Dimensions:
Weight:
Temperature Range:
TX Antenna:
Power:
Current Draw:
902 – 928 MHz
Up to 14 miles (22 km) w/ included antenna, up to 40 miles with RX Yagi
15.247 Frequency Hopping Spread Spectrum
approx 1 Watt
approx 1.44” x 2.38” x 0.20” (3.65 cm x 6.05 cm x 0.51 cm)
approx 0.8 oz (Transmitter only)
0 – 140 degrees F
Articulating Rubber Antenna with MMCX Pigtail
Power taken from Recorder/Receiver battery
Transmitter + Recorder, average 250 milliamp
FCC/CE 2.4GHz, 100mW Transmitter
Frequency Range:
2.4GHz
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Operating Range (Line of Sight):
FCC Approval:
EU Approval:
Maximum Output Power:
Dimensions:
Weight:
Temperature Range:
TX Antenna:
Power:
Current Draw:
Up to 2 miles (3 km) w/ included antenna
Direct Sequence Spread Spectrum
ETSI, CE
approx 100 mW
1” x 1.5” x 0.350” (25 mm x 37 mm x 9 mm)
approx 0.3oz (8 g) (Transmitter only)
0 – 140 degrees F
short wire
Power taken from Recorder/Receiver battery
Transmitter + Recorder, average 100 milliamp
EU/CE 433MHz, 10mW Transmitter
Frequency Range:
Operating Range (Line of Sight):
Manufacturer:
Maximum Output Power:
Dimensions:
Weight:
Temperature Range:
TX Antenna:
Power:
Current Draw:
433 – 434 MHz
up to 1000m w/included antenna, up to 3000m with RX Yagi
LPRS, UK
approx 10 mWatt
approx 38 x 25 x 4mm
approx 6 grams (Transmitter only)
-40 to 85 degrees C
Thin, flexible stainless whip
Power taken from Recorder/Receiver battery
Transmitter + Recorder, average < 60 milliamp
Receiver
RX Antenna:
Temperature range:
Battery:
Display:
Pushbuttons:
USB connection:
Thin, flexible stainless whip
0 – 140 degrees F
Standard 9V (or other 5V to 16V battery pack)
16x2 character LCD
4
Yes
Limited Warranty
Eagle Tree Systems, LLC, warrants the Seagull System to be free from defects in materials and workmanship for a period of one (1) year from the
date of original purchase. This warranty is nontransferable. If your unit requires warranty service during this period, we will replace or repair it at
our option. Shipping cost to us is your responsibility.
To obtain warranty service, email us to request an RMA number. No returns will be accepted without this number.
This limited warranty does not cover:
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The Software Application. See the Software license agreement for more information on Software restrictions.
Problems that result from:
o External causes such as accident, abuse, misuse, or problems with electrical power
o Servicing not authorized by us
o Usage that is not in accordance with product instructions
o Failure to follow the product instructions
THIS WARRANTY GIVES YOU SPECIFIC LEGAL RIGHTS, AND YOU MAY ALSO HAVE OTHER RIGHTS WHICH VARY FROM STATE
TO STATE (OR JURISDICTION TO JURISDICTION). OUR RESPONSIBILITY FOR MALFUNCITONS AND DEFECTS IN HARDWARE IS
LIMITED TO REPAIR AND REPLACEMENT AS SET FORTH IN THIS WARRANTY STATEMENT. ALL EXPRESS AND IMPLIED
WARRANTIES FOR THE PRODUCT, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF
MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, ARE LIMITED IN TIME TO THE TERM OF THE LIMITED
WARRANTY PERIOD AS DESCRIBED ABOVE. NO WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, WILL APPLY AFTER THE
LIMITED WARRANTY PERIOD HAS EXPIRED. SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON HOW LONG AN IMPLIED
WARRANTY LASTS, SO THIS LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
WE DO NOT ACCEPT LIABILITY BEYOND THE REMEDIES PROVIDED FOR IN THIS LIMITED WARRANTY OR FOR
CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY LIABILTY FOR THIRD-PARTY CLAIMS
AGAINST YOU FOR DAMAGES, FOR PRODUCTS NOT BEING AVAILABLE FOR USE, OR FOR LOST DATA OR LOST SOFTWARE.
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OUR LIABILITY WILL BE NO MORE THAN THE AMOUNT YOU PAID FOR THE PRODUCT THAT IS THE SUBJECT OF A
CLAIM. THIS IS THE MAXIMUM AMOUNT FOR WHICH WE ARE RESPONSIBLE.
SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE
ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
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