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MAINSTREAM IV FLOWMETER
Programming with Winfluid Manual
Permanent Mainstream
Portable Mainstream
DTU
Data Telemetry Unit
Revision
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Contents
1
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS .......................................................................................................... 5
2
INTRODUCTION ..................................................................................................................... 6
3
PROGRAMMING RECORDING WITH WINFLUID (PC) ................................................................ 7
3.1
Winfluid general configuration ............................................................................................................. 7
3.2
Programming the input channels ........................................................................................................ 10
3.2.1
General tab ........................................................................................................................................ 11
3.2.2
Sensor tab ......................................................................................................................................... 13
3.2.2.1
Level and de velocity sensor properties .................................................................................... 14
3.2.2.2
Level value conversion properties............................................................................................. 16
3.2.2.3
Defining Level/Surface conversion ............................................................................................ 17
3.2.2.4
Defining a Level/Flow rate conversion ...................................................................................... 20
3.2.3
Strategy tab ....................................................................................................................................... 23
3.2.4
Display tab ......................................................................................................................................... 24
3.2.5
FTP tab............................................................................................................................................... 25
3.3
the output channels ............................................................................................................................ 26
3.3.1
Programming a Contact output channel ........................................................................................... 26
3.3.2
Programming a Current output channel ........................................................................................... 30
3.4
Confirming the programming and uploading into CPU ........................................................................ 32
3.5
Calibrating the level sensor ................................................................................................................. 33
3.6
Saving the programming ..................................................................................................................... 37
3.7
Retrieving the CPU configuration ........................................................................................................ 38
3.8
Reading data in real time .................................................................................................................... 38
3.9
Reading data ....................................................................................................................................... 40
4
4.1
IV
5
PROGRAMMING MAINSTREAM IV WITH THE DTU. ............................................................... 42
Confirming the programming with the DTU (Data Telemetry Unit) and uploading into the Mainstream
44
PROGRAMMING WITH WINFLUID MOBILE (PDA) .................................................................. 51
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5.1
Defining Winfluid Mobile general parameters .................................................................................... 53
5.2
Programming a site ............................................................................................................................. 54
5.2.1
General tab ........................................................................................................................................ 57
5.2.2
Sensor tab ......................................................................................................................................... 58
5.2.2.1
Level sensor ............................................................................................................................... 59
5.2.2.2
Velocity sensor .......................................................................................................................... 59
5.2.2.3
Selecting a Level/Surface conversion ........................................................................................ 60
5.2.3
Strategy tab ....................................................................................................................................... 65
5.2.4
Programming the output channels with Winfluid Mobile ................................................................ 67
5.2.5
Uploading the programming to the CPU ........................................................................................... 70
5.2.6
Saving the programming ................................................................................................................... 73
5.3
Retrieving the CPU configuration ........................................................................................................ 75
5.4
Reading the CPU ................................................................................................................................. 76
5.5
Displaying the data ............................................................................................................................. 79
5.6
Transferring files between Winfluid and Winfluid Mobile .................................................................. 80
6
LCD DISPLAY ........................................................................................................................ 83
7
ONLINE HELP ....................................................................................................................... 84
8
MAINTENANCE .................................................................................................................... 86
8.1
Updating Winfluid .............................................................................................................................. 86
8.2
Updating Winfluid Mobile .................................................................................................................. 88
9
UPDATING THE CPU OR DTU FIRMWARE .............................................................................. 93
APPENDIX 1: RELATED HYDREKA PRODUCT CATALOGUE NUMBERS ............................................. 94
LIST OF TABLES ..........................................................................................................................100
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Qualified personnel:
The equipment described in this documentation should only be handled by personnel
qualified for each specific task. The instructions given by the documentation relating to this
task must be observed, particularly the safety directives and warnings. Qualified personnel,
due to their training and experience, are able to recognise the hazards related to operating
this equipment, and to avoid them.
Proper utilisation of the flowmeter and its display unit
The following points should be taken into account:
HYDREKA products should only be used for their intended applications, as specified in the
catalogue and in the corresponding technical documentation. If they are used in
combination with other manufacturers’ products and components, then such products and
components must be approved by HYDREKA. The correct and safe operation of HYDREKA
products implies proper transport, storage, positioning, installation, commissioning,
utilisation and maintenance. Environmental conditions must be acceptable and the
instructions in the various applicable documents should be observed.
Liability disclaimer:
The compliance of the contents of the present document has been checked and confirmed.
However, a certain deviation can never be excluded, and we therefore accept no liability
concerning overall compliance. Any error found in this manual will be taken into account and
the appropriate corrections will be incorporated in the next issue.
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1 Safety instructions
The proper and safe operation of this equipment implies that it must be transported, stored,
positioned and assembled in accordance with specific procedures, and it must also be
carefully used and maintained. The equipment should only be installed and used by qualified
personnel.
The equipment must not be opened or modified in any way.
Opening or modifying the equipment will invalidate both the CE approval mark and the
guarantee.
This document is the recording programming manual for the Mainstream IV flow meter, and is valid
for both the portable CPU and the fixed station CPU.
For sensor installation, refer to the level/velocity sensor installation manual.
For CPU installation, refer to the CPU installation manual (Portable or Fixed).
For further information, contact our Customer Service department.
HYDREKA
34, route de Saint Romain – 69450 ST CYR AU MONT D’OR – France
Tel: 33 4 72 53 11 53 – Fax: 33 4 78 83 44 37
Email: hydreka@hydreka.fr or accueil@hydreka.fr
Customer Service: services@hydreka.fr
Rental: rent@hydreka.fr
Sales: sales@hydreka.fr
Export: export@hydreka.fr
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2 Introduction
The Mainstream IV level/velocity flow meter measures flow rates on open channels, under free
surface flow conditions. The installation of the level/velocity sensor is covered in the level/velocity
sensor installation manual.
The installation of a fixed or portable CPU is covered in the Mainstream IV Portable CPU installation
manual and the Mainstream IV Fixed Station CPU installation manual.
The Mainstream IV CPU data recorder has a value storage algorithm that allows 128,000 level values
and 128,000 velocity values to be stored, in active compression mode.
CAUTION: Before starting the programming, it is very important to
check that the measurement system is receiving electrical power.
Without electrical power, the sensors will not respond.
The programming sequences are the same for both the portable and fixed station CPUs: only
one Level/Velocity input channel is programmed (edit properties of the site, sensor,
acquisition strategy, etc.).
The only difference concerns the programming of the output channels:

two contact output channels are available for the Mainstream IV Portable.

two contact output channels and three 4-20 mA current output channels are available for
the fixed station unit.
Mainstream IV CPUs can be configured with the Winfluid software and Winfluid Mobile software,
developed by HYDREKA.
MSNIV local
MSNIV with DTU
Winfluid
3.22
3.66
Winfluid mobile
2.22
Not available
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3 Programming recording with Winfluid (PC)
3.1 Winfluid general configuration
Winfluid should generally be configured as soon as the application is running under Microsoft
Windows®.
The Winfluid configuration menu is accessible by opening the Parameters dialogue box, in the menu
bar.
Figure 1: Winfluid general configuration – location of Parameters menu
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The following window is displayed:
Figure 2: Parameters - General tab
Proceed as follows:

General tab: Define the location at which the measured value files are to be stored. Check
the date and time. The default options can be left for the remaining parameters, and should
only be changed in the case of a specific measurement site.

Connection tab: Define the recorder (Mainstream IV) and the communication mode.
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Figure 3: Configuring Winfluid - Screen shot of Connection tab
Check that the clock time is correct.
Click on OK to confirm
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3.2 Programming the input channels
Click on the Programming tab.
Figure 4: Position of Programming tab
Mainstream IV only has one Level/Velocity input channel. To program this channel, double-click on
Level/Velocity, in the input channels box, on the Winfluid home screen, or select the channel at the
same position, and then click on the Programming icon
. The input channel programming
module is then displayed.
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Input channel
Figure 5: Winfluid home screen
3.2.1
General tab
Figure 6: Programming the input channel - General tab
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Site: Name of site at which the values are measured. By default, this will be the name of the files
in which the measured values are stored. The site name is a character string not exceeding 8
alphanumeric characters, with no spaces. Click on the
icon to select a site that has been
predefined in the Winfluid ZONING tool, which is accessible from the home screen, by clicking on
Window > Zoning. Zoning is not covered in this manual, and the user should refer to the
Winfluid Zoning manual.
The following window then appears:
Figure 7: General tab – Selecting a site using the Zoning tool
Data values recorded are directly related to the selected site.

Reference: Reference of the value measured. This number is used to identify different files
stored under the same site name (as, for example, successive readings, reports, etc.). The
number can be between 000 and 511.

Notes: Comment specific to the site. This is a character string not exceeding 20 alphanumeric
characters.

Serial number: CPU in-house serial number. This field is entered when the CPU is read.

Firmware version and Date: Current firmware version and date of latest update.
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Sensor tab
Figure 8: Screen shot of Sensor tab

Sensor: Type of sensor connected to CPU. Only Level/Velocity is available.

Conversion: In the case of a sensor measuring levels, a Level/Flow rate or Level/Surface
conversion can be defined.
CAUTION: Level conversion tables are limited to 120 points when
programming Mainstream IV recorders.

Warm-up: Sensor energising time before value is measured (in seconds). It is recommended
that the default value be left. Never leave a value blank or none.

Data: Type of data in which the measured values will be displayed, by default.

Units: Units in which the measured values will be displayed, by default.
Please note that for the direct visualization of the flow in the reports, it is necessary to choose:
Data "Flow" and the units from your choice.
In any case you can choose to view the height and velocity data by changing the data type of the
report.
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3.2.2.1 Level and de velocity sensor properties
Click on the Properties button for the Sensor field, to obtain the sensor parameters settings window.
Select Pressure 4/20 mA and enter the full scale parameter in the following cases:


If using a 4-20 mA piezometric sensor,
If using a 4-20 mA ultrasonic sensor.
If a piezometric sensor is used, the sensor full scale parameter should be entered as indicated on the
calibration label, supplied by HYDREKA with the piezometric sensor (generally on the pressurising
unit or directly on the polyurethane cable):
Figure 9: Properties of level sensor
Figure 10: Pressure calibration label
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Figure 11: Entering the 4-20 mA pressure sensor parameter
If an ultrasonic sensor is used, then the full scale parameter corresponds to the ultrasonic sensor
installation height.
Click on the Velocity tab to show the velocity sensor data.
Figure 12: Entering the velocity sensor parameters
It is recommended that the default parameters be conserved.
Select the box Correlation if velocity less than to define the task to be executed if the measured
velocity falls below the value entered. The value of 10 mm/s corresponds to the lower measurement
limit of the Mainstream IV velocity sensor. Therefore, do not enter a value of less than 10 mm/s.
This correlation can be achieved by converting the level value.
Click on OK to confirm the parameters entered and return to the Sensor tab
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3.2.2.2 Level value conversion properties
From the Sensor tab, click on the Properties button, next to the Conversion field.
There are several types of level conversion. However, only those shown below concern a free surface
flow:

Level/Flow rate conversion,

Level/Surface conversion.
At least one of these two conversions must be defined to give “flow rate” type data.

If a level/velocity value is to be measured, then a Level/Surface conversion must be defined.

If we only wish to obtain flow rate from level, using the Manning-Strickler formula, then a
Level/Flow rate conversion must be used.
CAUTION: HYDREKA cannot guarantee results obtained using the
Manning-Strickler method, as these will depend on local parameters
and Strickler’s coefficient, which is a setting parameter. This will
therefore give an estimated flow rate and not a properly measured
value, unless Strickler’s coefficient is set using metrological values.
Only the Level/Velocity method, with a Level/Surface conversion,
gives a real metrological value.
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3.2.2.3 Defining Level/Surface conversion
In the conversion type required, select the Level/Surface conversion and then click on Properties.
Figure 13: Level/Surface conversion management window
To import an existing conversion table, click on Import, or click on Generate to edit a new section.
Figure 14: Level/Surface conversion configuration window
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A shape can be edited in two ways:

Either manually edit the collector level/width combinations measured on site,

or use the predefined shapes in the tool bar
.
It is also possible to define a deposit level. This allows the deposit to be taken into account by
considering all flow rates to be zero for water levels less than the defined deposit level, and
correspondingly reduce the hydraulic sections.
Then click on
to send the edited conversion table to Winfluid.
Figure 15: Management of the completed tables
Enter the table name in the Table field. The conversion table will then be saved in the same folder as
the site, in format .$$S.
Click on OK to confirm the conversion table
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Figure 16: Level/Surface conversion configuration window
A second conversion, of the Level/Flow rate type, can also be defined, for either doppler signal
quality or water level conditions. The Level/Flow rate table will provide a Manning-Strickler type
water level to flow rate conversion (see 3.2.2.4 Defining a Level/Flow rate conversion).
Click on Properties, next to the second Table field, to define the Level/Flow rate conversion in the
same way as a Level/Surface conversion (see 0
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Defining Level/Surface conversion).
Click on OK to confirm
When channel programming is completed, the Level/Flow rate conversion table will be saved, in
.$$$ format, in the site Save folder.
3.2.2.4 Defining a Level/Flow rate conversion
The level/flow rate conversion complies with the Manning-Strickler formula:
Q = K × S × Rh2/3 × i1/2
Where:

Q: flow rate

K: Strickler’s coefficient

S: Section surface

Rh: Hydraulic radius

i: slope
Figure 17: Level/Flow rate conversion management window
To import an existing conversion table (file in .$$$ format), click on the Import button, or click on the
Generate button to edit a new Level/Flow rate conversion table.
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Figure 18: Editing a level-flow rate conversion
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A shape can be edited in two ways:

Either manually edit the collector level/width combinations measured on site,

or use the predefined shapes:
The parameters of the Manning-Strickler equation also have to be completed:

Channel slope in mm/m,

Strickler’s roughness coefficient (lower for high roughness values - natural channels - higher
for low roughness values - smooth concrete).
Similarly, the deposit level must also be entered. This allows the deposit to be taken into account by
considering all flow rates to be zero for water levels less than the defined deposit level, and
correspondingly reduce the hydraulic sections.
Then click on
to send the edited conversion table to Winfluid.
Figure 19: Editing level-flow rate conversion
Enter the table name in the Table field.
Click on OK to confirm the conversion table.
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Strategy tab
Figure 20: Screen shot of Strategy tab


Level: Defines whether the level sensor is used. If a Level/Surface conversion or a Level/Flow rate
conversion was previously defined, this sensor cannot be deactivated.
o
Off: Levels are not recorded (only velocity is recorded).
o
On: Levels measured during the recording period are recorded.
Velocity: Defines whether the velocity sensor is used. If a Level/Surface conversion table was
previously defined, this sensor cannot be deactivated.
o
Off: Velocities are not recorded.
o
On: Velocities measured during the recording period are recorded.

Period: Recording period in format hh:mm:ss.

Memory: CPU memory management when memory is full:

o
Stop: Recording stops automatically,
o
FIFO: The oldest values are overwritten by the new values.
Measurement: Velocity measurement direction:
o
One-way: Velocity and flow rate are positive, irrespective of flow direction,
o
Two-way: Velocity and flow rate are positive for flow in the normal direction, and
negative for flow in the opposite direction.
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3.2.4 Display tab
On this screen, each box selected displays the current value of the parameter concerned, on the LCD
screen, when this screen is activated by the user.
The display units must also be selected, for each selected parameter.
Note that to obtain a direct flow rate reading in the reports, you must select: Data "Flow"
and Units "m³/h".
You can display height and velocity data by changing the report data type.
A permanent display should only be used with the fixed station model, as the display is the
most power consuming element.
The backup battery reading is the Mainstream memory battery. This value is only used for
diagnostic purposes, by our customer support department.
Figure 21: Screen shot of Display tab
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FTP tab
Figure 22: FTP transmission programming
In this tab, leave the FTP send option "Inactive" if there is no DTU (Data Telemtry Unit)
connected to the Mainstream IV.
To program the DTU, see section 4.
Click on OK to confirm the input channel programming and return to the Winfluid home screen
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3.3 the output channels
On the Winfluid home screen, select the output channel to be programmed.
Output channel
Figure 23: Position of output channels on Winfluid home screen
3.3.1 Programming a Contact output channel
Double-click on the Contact type output channel to be programmed (Channel 1 or Channel 2).
Figure 24: Programming a Contact type output channel – Selecting the activation signal
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
Output type: Current output channel type. This parameter cannot be modified and depends
on the CPU model (portable or fixed station) and output channel number.

Source: Parameter that activates the output signal. Select one of the following signals to
activate the contact:

o
Level,
o
Signal quality,
o
Velocity,
o
Flow rate,
o
Volume,
o
Battery voltage.
Contact open and Contact closed (below the Source selection): contact output conversion
parameters. The contact closes when the value is greater than the “Contact closed” value
and opens when the value is less than the “Contact open” value.
Figure 25: Programming a Contact type output channel on measured water level
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Figure 26: Programming a Contact type output channel on signal quality
Figure 27: Programming a Contact type output channel on measured velocity
Figure 28: Programming a Contact type output channel on measured flow rate
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Figure 29: Programming a Contact type output channel on measured flow rate
The volume contact output is configured differently:

Volume/Pulse: Conversion parameters for contact outputs activated by flow volume.
Figure 30: Programming a Contact type output channel on battery voltage
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3.3.2 Programming a Current output channel
On the Winfluid home screen, double-click on the channel for the current to be programmed.
Figure 31: Programming a current type output channel – Selecting the source


Source: Measured value channel activating the output signal. Select one of the following
signals to activate the contact:
o
Level,
o
Signal quality,
o
Velocity,
o
Flow rate.
Levels: analogue output conversion parameters, as a function of the value measured
o
Level for 4 mA: measured value corresponds to low level of the 4-20 mA output.
o
Level for 20 mA: measured value corresponds to high level of the 4-20 mA output.
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Figure 32: Programming current type output channel on measured water level
Figure 33: Programming current type output channel on doppler signal quality
Figure 34: Programming current type output channel on measured velocity
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Figure 35: Programming current type output channel on measured flow rate
Click on OK to confirm the output channel programming
3.4 Confirming the programming and uploading into CPU
Connect the CPU to the PC through the communication cable (CC_HYDA-3 for a portable CPU or
CC_MSN4F for a fixed station CPU).
Click on
to upload the programming edited using the configuration page to the Mainstream IV.
The “Programming the recorder” dialogue box is then displayed.
Figure 36: Screen shot of communication window
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Select Mainstream in the Recorder field and Local in the Link field, and select the communication
port to which the communication cable is connected (in the scrolling list, active ports are shown in
black, inactive ports in red).
Click on Connection
After the time taken to connect, the value display screen, before the new data acquisition, is
displayed.
Figure 37: Screen shot of programming window
The value to be displayed can also be selected using the scrolling list.
3.5 Calibrating the level sensor

Click on
to define the measurements units.
Figure 38: Screen shot of programming window
Click on Ok to confirm and return to the real time display window
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Click on

Enter the actual measured level in the Real value field.
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.
Figure 39: Screen shot of calibration window
Figure 40: In-situ measurement of water level
Click on Calibrate. Update the measured value by clicking on Measure.
Click on Ok to confirm the calibration and return to the real time display window
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Other functions are available on the menu bar:
Initialise counters
Test output
Real time display
Real time
histogramm
Figure 41: Status window functions before measurement acquisition
To display the value in real time, click on
. The following window is then displayed:
Figure 42: Real time display
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Figure 43: Real time histogram
Several presentations are available: Line, histogram and segment chart. The presentation can be
changed by clicking on
.
To test the output channels, click on
. The following window is displayed:
Figure 44: Simulation and calibration of output channels
Contact and current outputs can be simulated from this window, and the current outputs can also be
calibrated, when necessary.
Connect a multimeter to the outputs and click on Apply or OK to simulate the signal.
To initialise the counters, click on
.
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Figure 45: Initialising the counters
Enter the initial indices manually.
Click on OK to confirm
Click on Start to start data acquisition and return to the Winfluid home screen
To check that the CPU was properly configured, and is actually acquiring the data, perform a data
read (see 3.8), while checking that the recording status is actually Recording.
3.6 Saving the programming
The programming must be saved, as the site name provides the link between the CPU and the
Winfluid Zoning application, if zoning is performed, for example to monitor infiltration water (refer to
the Winfluid Zoning manual).
The programming should only be saved after starting data acquisition, as it saves level differences.
Click on
to save the programming.
The following window is displayed:
Figure 46: Saving the programming
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Select the folder in which the data is to be saved, and check the Site name and Reference values.
Click on Save to confirm the save and return to the Winfluid home screen
3.7 Retrieving the CPU configuration
To know the programming configuration of an unknown Mainstream IV CPU, the present
configuration of a CPU can be retrieved. The actions described below only provide information. To
change the configuration, the CPU has to be reprogrammed.
Connect the CPU to the PC, through the communication cable (CC_HYDA-3 for a portable CPU or
CC_MSN4F for a fixed station CPU).
On the Winfluid home screen, click on
.
A window to configure communication with the CPU is then displayed.
Figure 47: Communication before reading the CPU configuration
Click on Connection. Contact is then established and the present CPU configuration is displayed on
the Winfluid home screen. Programming parameters can then be changed and the CPU can be
reprogrammed.
3.8 Reading data in real time
Reading data in real time indicates the current data acquisition status of a Mainstream IV CPU.
Connect the CPU to the PC through the communication cable (CC_HYDA-3 for a portable CPU or
CC_MSN4F for a fixed station CPU).
On the Winfluid home screen, click on
.
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A communication is then displayed:
Figure 48: Communication before reading the CPU configuration
The Mainstream IV dialogue box is displayed:
Figure 49: Data acquisition status display before data reading

Check that the status indicator is actually indicating ‘Recording’

Data acquisition can be displayed in real time, in graph format, by clicking on
.
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3.9 Reading data
To upload data, proceed in the same way as for reading data in real time.
The real time data reading window is then displayed.
Figure 50: Data display before reading
In the tool bar, clicking on
restores the memory. This icon is deactivated for the first reading, and
becomes active from the second reading on the same site.

If you click on Read without first clicking on
, the reading will include the data for the
period from the last reading up to the present reading.

If you click on
memory.
before clicking on Read, the reading will include all the data in the CPU
Carry out the reading by clicking on Read
A reading progress bar is then displayed.
Figure 51: Data reading progress bar
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After reading, the data reading summary (minimum, maximum, mean, etc.) is displayed on the
Winfluid home screen.
Figure 52: Data read summary on Winfluid home screen
The recorded data can be saved by clicking on
.
Figure 53: Saving the data
Select the location where the data is to be saved, and check the site name and reference number.
Click on Save
For the management and exploitation of the data, refer to the Managing data with Winfluid manual.
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4 Programming Mainstream IV with the DTU.
The DTU allows data recorded by a fixed or portable Mainstream IV to be sent on WebFluid or to a
customised FTP server (consult your I.T. department to create this server).
Select "Activate FTP reading" and select the time that the reading is to be sent.
Enter the "Hydreka hosting" logins if you are using WebFluid hosting. These logins will be sent to you
by e-mail when your equipment is shipped:
Your WebFluid data hosting details are given below.
Site link (redirected to https)
http://webfluid.hydreka.com
To log into WebFluid (Administrator) and use the database hosted on WinFluid:
-WebFluid Admin login:
-Password:
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To configure the loggers:
When configuring the GPRS unit, select reading by FTP.
In the FTP configuration tab, enter:
-Login:
-Password:
Or select "Personalized" if you have an FTP server. In this case, enter the IP address, the login and the
password of your server.
The "Test" icon is used to check that all the connection data is correct. The test is only possible if you
have an active Internet connection on your PC.
If the message "FTP server connection error" is displayed, check your Internet connection (by starting
up Internet Explorer for example), and check that the login and password are correct (typing or case
errors). In the case of custom hosting, check that your FTP server is operating properly.
You will also have to enter the "Call number" field on the "General" tab. This is the telephone
number of the SIM card installed in the Technical Data Unit.
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To configure the input channel and the output channels, see from section 2.2.
4.1 Confirming the programming with the DTU (Data Telemetry Unit) and
uploading into the Mainstream IV
Connect the Technical Data Unit to the PC, using the connection cable (CC_HYDAS-3 or CC_HYDUSB-3
for a portable PC, or CC_MSN4F or CC_MSN4FUSB for a fixed PC).
Click on
to send the programming edited by the configuration page to the Technical Data Unit
and to the Mainstream IV.
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The “Recorder programming” dialogue box is displayed:
In the Recorder field, select Mainstream. In the Link field, select Local. Then select the
communication port to which the communication cable is connected (in the pull-down list, active
ports are shown in black and inactive ports are shown in red).
To calibrate the sensor, and for the meanings of the icons on the real time page, see section 2.5.
The
icon is used to configure the GPRS access, i.e. you should enter the name of the GSM
network, the APN, the login and the password. You have received all these elements from your GSM
access provider.
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When you’ve entered the required information, click on OK.
Click on to
go to the GSM signal test menu.
Select the delay and then click on Next (the delay allows you to install the units in real
operating condition before the test starts).
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Before time out:
Disconnect the communication cable.
Place the DTU in its real operating position.
Check that the antenna is properly positioned.
Close the window.
Wait for time out corresponding to the end of the test duration.
When the end of test window appears, as shown below:
Reconnect the recorder to the PC, with the communication cable.
Click on "Next"
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You can then run another test or close the window to return to the programming page.
If the CSQ (GSM reception level) is less than 11, you may lose the connection, and therefore data
may not be sent every day.
If a red cross appears in the results table:


GPRS option: check the subscription of the SIM card.
Send/receive/erase data: Check the data write/erase rights of your FTP server. If you are
using WebFluid hosting, contact our Hotline.
Click on "Start" to start recording.
You are prompted to send the configuration to the hosting site:
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It is recommended that you send it, as the automatic reading task is created automatically. No action
is required on the automatic reading station. When you click on "Yes", the following window
appears:
It is also recommended that you send the configuration and the parameters through the recorder. In
this way, you’ll be able to see whether the data is properly sent by the Data Telemetry Unit.
"Connection to FTP server" appears bottom-left of the real time window.
If the correct parameters are sent, the following message is then displayed:
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If the parameter sending failed, the following message is displayed:
In this case, communication with the Data Telemetry Unit will not be possible for a few minutes.
Check the server connection parameters and the Internet connection.
To check that the PC was properly configured and is receiving the data as it should, perform a data
read (see 3.8), by checking that the recording status is "Record".
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5 Programming with Winfluid Mobile (PDA)
There is also a Winfluid equivalent software for Pocket PC: Winfluid Mobile. Winfluid Mobile can be
installed with Microsoft Windows Mobile® release 5 or later.
This portable version has all the main Winfluid functions, on the shockproof Archer PDA marketed by
HYDREKA (ref. PDAARCA):
Figure 54: Archer PDA
The PDA is light and compact, and is the ideal means of carrying out checks, reprogramming and
readings in the field. It has an RS232 serial port, like a conventional PC, so that the CPU/PC
connections required are the same as those used previously for programming Mainstream IV with a
PC (CC_HYDA-3 for a Mainstream IV Portable or CC_MNSIVF for a fixed station Mainstream IV).
Figure 55: Connecting the Archer PDA communication cable
Check that the SD card supplied by HYDREKA is actually installed. The SD card contains the Winfluid
Mobile licence key and, if the card is not inserted, Winfluid Mobile will not run.
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Insert the SD card as follows:

Remove the top of the PDA using a cross-tip screwdriver:
Figure 56: Removing the PDA cover

Check that the SD card is installed:
Figure 57: Inserting the SD Card into the PDA

Put the cover back in place by tensioning the elastic retaining strap.
To run Winfluid Mobile, switch on your PDA and click on Start > Winfluid Mobile
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5.1 Defining Winfluid Mobile general parameters
On the Winfluid Mobile home screen, click on Tools > Options
Figure 58: Defining Winfluid Mobile options
Enter the following data:

Current date and time,

Date format,

Time zone,

Language.
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5.2 Programming a site
Figure 59: Winfluid Mobile home screen
Click on File > New
Figure 60: Winfluid Mobile - Editing a new site
The PDA must be connected to the CPU:
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Figure 61: Winfluid Mobile – Defining the data recorder type
Clicking on the Detect the recorder model hypertext link retrieves the information automatically.
Figure 62: Winfluid Mobile – Defining the data recorder type
Select Mainstream in the Recorder field, and the PDA serial port used for communication with the
CPU.
The list of ports shows the active ports (in black) and the inactive ports (in red). The list can be
updated by clicking on the Test serial ports availability hypertext link.
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Figure 63: Winfluid Mobile – Selecting the serial port
Click on OK to continue.
After a period of communication with the CPU, the data is retrieved and the previous window is
updated:
Figure 64: Winfluid Mobile – Retrieval of information
Click on OK to confirm and start programming.
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General tab
Figure 65: Winfluid Mobile – Programming the site – General tab

Site: Name of site at which the values are measured. By default, this will be the name of the
files in which the measured values are stored. The site name is a character string not
exceeding 8 alphanumeric characters, with no spaces.

Notes: Comment specific to the site. This is a character string not exceeding 20 alphanumeric
characters.

Serial number: CPU serial number.

Version: Firmware version.
At the bottom, clicking on the keyboard icon
on
to obtain upper case and click on
opens the Windows Mobile entry interface. Click
to obtain numeric characters.
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Lower case keyboard
Upper case keyboard
Numeric keyboard
Figure 66: Winfluid Mobile keyboards
When the data is entered, click on
5.2.2
to continue to the next step.
Sensor tab
Figure 67: Winfluid Mobile – Programming the site – Sensor tab
Click on
to obtain the sensor properties.
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5.2.2.1 Level sensor
Figure 68: Winfluid Mobile – Programming the site – Sensor tab – Level sensor
Complete the window in the same way as with Winfluid, then click on
step.
to continue to the next
5.2.2.2 Velocity sensor
Figure 69: Winfluid Mobile – Programming the site – Sensor tab – Velocity sensor
Complete the window in the same way as with Winfluid.
Click on OK to confirm the sensor parameters entered
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Figure 70: Winfluid Mobile – Programming the site – Sensor tab – Selecting a conversion
5.2.2.3 Selecting a Level/Surface conversion
Select Level/Surface in the Conversion field. The following window is displayed.
Figure 71: Winfluid Mobile – Programming the site – Sensor tab – Level/Surface conversion (1/4)
Click on Generate to edit a table in the same way as with Winfluid. The standard shape definition
window is then displayed:
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Figure 72: Winfluid Mobile – Programming the site – Sensor tab – Level/Surface conversion (2/4)
Edit the standard shape data in the same way as with Winfluid.
Click on OK to confirm the data and return to the previous screen
Figure 73: Winfluid Mobile – Programming the site – Sensor tab – Level/Surface conversion (3/4)
The Level/Surface combinations can also be edited manually. Check that the units are consistent.
Click on OK to confirm the Level/Surface table
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Figure 74: Winfluid Mobile – Programming the site – Sensor tab – Level/Surface conversion (4/4)
This window is used to define a Level/Flow rate conversion in the Overflow field, to take over from
the Level/Velocity flow rate value, if the doppler signal quality or water level is less than the
subsequently defined minimum value.
Figure 75: Winfluid Mobile – Programming the site – Sensor tab – Selecting a Level/Flow rate conversion
When the Level/Flow rate conversion is selected, the following window is displayed.
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Figure 76: Winfluid Mobile – Programming the site – Sensor tab –Level/Flow rate conversion (1/4)
Click on Generate. The following window is displayed:
Figure 77: Winfluid Mobile – Programming the site – Sensor tab – Level/Flow rate conversion (2/4)
Enter the information requested, ensuring that the internal diameter and deposit level data is
consistent with the data in the Level/Surface conversion table.
Then enter the slope and roughness data, to enable the flow rate to be computed using the
Manning-Strickler formula.
Click on OK to confirm the data entered
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Enter the conversion table name, so that it will be saved in the programming files folder.
Figure 78: Winfluid Mobile – Programming the site – Sensor tab –Level/Flow rate conversion (3/4)
Click on OK to confirm the Level/Flow rate conversion table
The conversions management screen is then displayed.
Figure 79: Winfluid Mobile – Programming the site – Sensor tab –Level/Flow rate conversion (4/4)
Click on OK to confirm the data entered
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The Sensor tab screen is then displayed.
Figure 80: Winfluid Mobile – Programming the site – Completed Sensor tab
Click on
5.2.3
to continue to the next step.
Strategy tab
Figure 81: Winfluid Mobile – Programming the site – Strategy tab
Enter the data as with Winfluid, then click on
to continue to the next step.
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Figure 82: Winfluid Mobile – Programming the site – Display tab (1/2)
Click on
to continue to the second Display data screen.
Figure 83: Winfluid Mobile – Programming the site – Display tab (2/2)
Click on OK to confirm the input channel programming
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5.2.4 Programming the output channels with Winfluid Mobile
On the Winfluid Mobile home screen, click on Edit > Output channels.
Figure 84: Winfluid Mobile – Programming the site – Selecting the output channels
The following Wizard screen is displayed:
Figure 85: Winfluid Mobile – Programming the output channels – Channel 1 Contact
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Figure 86: Winfluid Mobile – Programming the contact output channels
As before, select the activating signal and the contact loop opening and closing values.
Figure 87: Winfluid Mobile – Programming the Current output channels
Define the flow rate values corresponding to the 4 and 20 mA current values.
At the end of the Wizard, click on OK to confirm
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From the Winfluid main menu, the various programming parameters can be checked using the Edit
menu.
Figure 88: Winfluid Mobile – Edit Menu - to check and/or change the programming
The programming parameters can be changed as follows:

Input channels

Output channels

Sensor

Conversion tables

Current (Data/Units)
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5.2.5 Uploading the programming to the CPU
Click on Save > Program to upload the programming to the CPU:
Figure 89: Winfluid Mobile – Programming Save window
Figure 90: Winfluid Mobile – Programming upload configuration window
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Figure 91: Winfluid Mobile – Communication with the CPU
Figure 92: Winfluid Mobile – Screen shot of measurement status before data acquisition
Calibrate the level sensor by clicking on Tools > Calibrate the sensor
Measure the real water level in-situ, and enter it in the Real value field.
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Figure 93: Winfluid Mobile – Calibrating the level sensor
Click on OK to confirm and return to the Winfluid Mobile home screen
The counters can then be reset if necessary, by clicking on Tools > Erase > Counters.
Figure 94: Winfluid Mobile – Resetting the counters
The counter initial values can be defined manually using the keyboard.
Click on OK to confirm the data entered and return to the overview screen, before starting data
acquisition
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The Mainstream IV flow meter is now ready to acquire data.
Figure 95: Winfluid Mobile – Beginning data acquisition
Click on Start to start recording
5.2.6 Saving the programming
Click on File > Save to save the programming.
Figure 96: Winfluid Mobile – Saving the programming
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Figure 97: Winfluid Mobile – Programming save window
Click on
to select the location at which the configuration file is saved.
Figure 98: Winfluid Mobile – Selecting the Save folder
Click on OK to confirm the configuration file save location
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The initial screen is then displayed.
Figure 99: Winfluid Mobile – Programming Save window
Click on OK to save the programming file
5.3 Retrieving the CPU configuration
On the Winfluid Mobile home screen, click on Logger > Read.
Figure 100: Winfluid Mobile – Communication window before retrieval
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After a period of communication, the data is displayed on the Winfluid Mobile home screen:
Figure 101: Winfluid Mobile – Current CPU configuration retrieved
After this step, it is possible to change the configuration, save the new configuration and upload the
new configuration to the CPU.
5.4 Reading the CPU
On the Winfluid Mobile home screen, click on Logger > Download.
The communication configuration window is then displayed. Configure the parameters as required.
Click on OK to establish communication
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Figure 102: Winfluid Mobile – Communication with CPU for data reading
A data acquisition status window is then displayed:
Figure 103: Winfluid Mobile – Recording status window
Click on Read to read the data.
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Figure 104: Winfluid Mobile – Reading the recorded data
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When the recorded data has been read, a summary is displayed (number of readings, minimum,
maximum, mean of the values measured).
Figure 105: Winfluid Mobile – Data recording summary
5.5 Displaying the data
The data acquired can be displayed in various formats by clicking on the Measure values menu:
Table
Graph
Statistics
Figure 106: Data display modes with Winfluid Mobile
Then save the readings file by clicking on File > Save.
The file is then saved in the specified folder.
Daily sheet
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5.6 Transferring files between Winfluid and Winfluid Mobile
A desktop or portable PC must be defined, on which the readings data will be centralised.
To upload data from the PDA to the centralisation PC, connect the PDA to the centralisation PC
through a Mini USB/USB cable, and then run Winfluid.
The centralisation PC must have the PC/Pocket ActiveSync
synchronisation software installed. The software can be downloaded
for free on the Internet and is also on the Winfluid installation CD.
Figure 107: PC – PDA connection
In Winfluid, click on Synchronise > Pocket to PC.
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Figure 108: Synchronising with Winfluid
Select the source folder and then select the data to be uploaded. Several configuration or readings
files ([cf] or [ms]) can be selected simultaneously by pressing [Ctrl] or [Shift].
Figure 109: Selecting the source folder and data
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Click on Copy, then select the folder in the file tree displayed (it is also possible to create a new
folder).
Click on OK to start the upload
Figure 110: Selecting the destination folder
If the selected folder doesn’t contain a Winfluid database, a confirmation message will be displayed
to create the database. Click on Yes.
Figure 111: Database creation request
The upload is then started. At the end of the upload, the home screen is again displayed.
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Figure 112: Copying data between the PDA and the centralisation PC
Using the same method, data can be copied as follows:

SD Card > PC: to upload data from the PDA SD Card to the PC (if the data is saved on the PDA
SD Card and not the PDA main memory),

PC > Pocket: to download data from the PC to the PDA,

PC > SD Card: to download data from the PC to the PDA SD Card (if there is an SD Card in the
PDA).
6 LCD display
The Mainstream IV CPU has an LCD screen that can display the following values:

instantaneous velocity,

water level,

instantaneous flow rate,

volume per hour or total volume,

signal quality in %.
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To activate the LCD screen, press the LCD activation button:
LCD screen activation button
Figure 113: Position of LCD screen activation button
7 Online help
In the event of any problem while programming Mainstream IV, Winfluid offers a remote assistance
function.
This function allows a PC to be taken over by another PC, when both are connected to the Internet.
Thus, a user can request remote assistance from a qualified technician (HYDREKA or other).
To do this, the user must establish the remote connection through Winfluid, by clicking on ? >
Remote assistance.
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Figure 114: Requesting remote assistance
The user login (ID) and password are then displayed. Send the ID and password to the qualified
technician, so that the PC in the field can be taken over.
Figure 115: User login (ID) and password to be sent to the qualified technician
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8 Maintenance
8.1 Updating Winfluid
Winfluid is continually being improved. Check that your Winfluid software is the latest release, in
order to obtain maximum sensor functionality. If your PC is connected to the Internet, Winfluid can
automatically look for updates. If Winfluid identifies the need for an update, the update file is
downloaded from the HYDREKA server.
After purchasing Winfluid or a Winfluid update, the user has the right to free Winfluid updates for a
period of one year. After this period, Winfluid updates will have to be obtained from HYDREKA. If this
is the case, contact your sales representative.
If your PC is not connected to the Internet, check the HYDREKA website to find out when a new
release of Winfluid is available.
Your present Winfluid release number is shown bottom left, on the home screen, as shown below:
Figure 116: Winfluid release currently installed, shown on home screen
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The present release can also be found by clicking on ? > About to display the window below:
Figure 117: About Winfluid screen, showing the Winfluid release currently installed
Click on ? > Update Winfluid
Figure 118: Updating Winfluid from the home screen
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The following window is then displayed:
Figure 119: Updating Winfluid – Selecting the update search intervals
Click on Next
Click on Download, then enter your login and password supplied by HYDREKA. The download then
starts, from the HYDREKA server.
At the end of the download, the following window is displayed:
Figure 120: Updating Winfluid – Update information displayed
Click on Install to install the update.
8.2 Updating Winfluid Mobile
You should regularly check whether your Winfluid Mobile software is the latest release. To do this,
connect the PDA to the centralisation PC.
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The centralisation PC must have the PC/Pocket ActiveSync
synchronisation software installed and must be connected to the
Internet.
On the Winfluid home screen, click on ? > Update Winfluid Mobile:
Figure 121: Updating Winfluid Mobile from Winfluid
A wizard opens to define the Winfluid Mobile update search interval (weekly, bi-monthly or
monthly).
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Figure 122: Update search intervals wizard with Winfluid
Click on Download, then enter your user login (ID) and password supplied by HYDREKA. Downloading
starts.
The downloaded file has a .cab extension. This format is for a Pocket PC software installation
programme. A window opens to define the destination folder for the downloaded .cab file.
Figure 123: Defining the destination folder for the .cab file when updating Winfluid Mobile
The file is then downloaded from the centralisation PC to the previously defined PDA folder:
Figure 124: Downloading of .cab file for Winfluid Mobile update
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When the download is finished, the .cab file is automatically opened. An information window is
displayed on the centralisation PC.
Figure 125: Running the Winfluid Mobile update programme
Simultaneously, the following message is displayed on the PDA screen:
Figure 126: Defining the location of the Winfluid Mobile installation
Click on Install to run the installation
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Figure 127: Winfluid Mobile installation progress bar
Figure 128: Finalising the Winfluid Mobile installation
When the installation is finished, an installation confirmation message is displayed.
Click on OK to quit the installation
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9 Updating the CPU or DTU Firmware
The CPU and/or DTU firmware should also be regularly updated.
To check for updates, connect your CPU and/or DTU to a PC that has updated Winfluid software
installed.
Perform CPU configuration retrieval.
If your Firmware needs to be updated, the following message is displayed:
Figure 129: Message indicating that CPU Firmware needs to be updated
After the connection time necessary for the update, the following confirmation message is displayed:
Figure 130: Message confirming a successful CPU Firmware update
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APPENDIX 1: Related HYDREKA
product catalogue numbers
LOGWINFLU
Winfluid data reading and processing software.
LOGWINFLUMAJ
Winfluid update.
LOGWINFLUA
Winfluid Mobile software for pocket PC with SD
card.
Table 1: HYDREKA product catalogue numbers related to Mainstream IV programming
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List of illustrations
Figure 1: Winfluid general configuration – location of Parameters menu ............................................. 7
Figure 2: Parameters - General tab ......................................................................................................... 8
Figure 3: Configuring Winfluid - Screen shot of Connection tab............................................................. 9
Figure 4: Position of Programming tab ................................................................................................. 10
Figure 5: Winfluid home screen ............................................................................................................ 11
Figure 6: Programming the input channel - General tab ...................................................................... 11
Figure 7: General tab – Selecting a site using the Zoning tool .............................................................. 12
Figure 8: Screen shot of Sensor tab....................................................................................................... 13
Figure 9: Properties of level sensor ....................................................................................................... 14
Figure 10: Pressure calibration label ..................................................................................................... 14
Figure 11: Entering the 4-20 mA pressure sensor parameter ............................................................... 15
Figure 12: Entering the velocity sensor parameters ............................................................................. 15
Figure 13: Level/Surface conversion management window ................................................................. 17
Figure 14: Level/Surface conversion configuration window ................................................................. 17
Figure 15: Management of the completed tables................................................................................. 18
Figure 16: Level/Surface conversion configuration window ................................................................. 19
Figure 17: Level/Flow rate conversion management window .............................................................. 20
Figure 18: Editing a level-flow rate conversion ..................................................................................... 21
Figure 19: Editing level-flow rate conversion ........................................................................................ 22
Figure 20: Screen shot of Strategy tab .................................................................................................. 23
Figure 21: Screen shot of Display tab .................................................................................................... 24
Figure 22: FTP transmission programming .......................................................................................... 25
Figure 23: Position of output channels on Winfluid home screen ........................................................ 26
Figure 24: Programming a Contact type output channel – Selecting the activation signal .................. 26
Figure 25: Programming a Contact type output channel on measured water level ............................. 27
Figure 26: Programming a Contact type output channel on signal quality........................................... 28
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Figure 27: Programming a Contact type output channel on measured velocity .................................. 28
Figure 28: Programming a Contact type output channel on measured flow rate ................................ 28
Figure 29: Programming a Contact type output channel on measured flow rate ................................ 29
Figure 30: Programming a Contact type output channel on battery voltage ....................................... 29
Figure 31: Programming a current type output channel – Selecting the source .................................. 30
Figure 32: Programming current type output channel on measured water level ................................ 31
Figure 33: Programming current type output channel on doppler signal quality ................................ 31
Figure 34: Programming current type output channel on measured velocity...................................... 31
Figure 35: Programming current type output channel on measured flow rate.................................... 32
Figure 36: Screen shot of communication window............................................................................... 32
Figure 37: Screen shot of programming window .................................................................................. 33
Figure 38: Screen shot of programming window .................................................................................. 33
Figure 39: Screen shot of calibration window ....................................................................................... 34
Figure 40: In-situ measurement of water level ..................................................................................... 34
Figure 41: Status window functions before measurement acquisition ................................................ 35
Figure 42: Real time display .................................................................................................................. 35
Figure 43: Real time histogram ............................................................................................................. 36
Figure 44: Simulation and calibration of output channels .................................................................... 36
Figure 45: Initialising the counters ........................................................................................................ 37
Figure 46: Saving the programming ...................................................................................................... 37
Figure 47: Communication before reading the CPU configuration ....................................................... 38
Figure 48: Communication before reading the CPU configuration ....................................................... 39
Figure 49: Data acquisition status display before data reading ............................................................ 39
Figure 50: Data display before reading ................................................................................................. 40
Figure 51: Data reading progress bar .................................................................................................... 40
Figure 52: Data read summary on Winfluid home screen .................................................................... 41
Figure 53: Saving the data ..................................................................................................................... 41
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Figure 54: Archer PDA ........................................................................................................................... 51
Figure 55: Connecting the Archer PDA communication cable .............................................................. 51
Figure 56: Removing the PDA cover ...................................................................................................... 52
Figure 57: Inserting the SD Card into the PDA ...................................................................................... 52
Figure 58: Defining Winfluid Mobile options ........................................................................................ 53
Figure 59: Winfluid Mobile home screen .............................................................................................. 54
Figure 60: Winfluid Mobile - Editing a new site .................................................................................... 54
Figure 61: Winfluid Mobile – Defining the data recorder type ............................................................. 55
Figure 62: Winfluid Mobile – Defining the data recorder type ............................................................. 55
Figure 63: Winfluid Mobile – Selecting the serial port.......................................................................... 56
Figure 64: Winfluid Mobile – Retrieval of information ......................................................................... 56
Figure 65: Winfluid Mobile – Programming the site – General tab ...................................................... 57
Figure 66: Winfluid Mobile keyboards .................................................................................................. 58
Figure 67: Winfluid Mobile – Programming the site – Sensor tab ........................................................ 58
Figure 68: Winfluid Mobile – Programming the site – Sensor tab – Level sensor ................................ 59
Figure 69: Winfluid Mobile – Programming the site – Sensor tab – Velocity sensor............................ 59
Figure 70: Winfluid Mobile – Programming the site – Sensor tab – Selecting a conversion ................ 60
Figure 71: Winfluid Mobile – Programming the site – Sensor tab – Level/Surface conversion (1/4) ... 60
Figure 72: Winfluid Mobile – Programming the site – Sensor tab – Level/Surface conversion (2/4) ... 61
Figure 73: Winfluid Mobile – Programming the site – Sensor tab – Level/Surface conversion (3/4) ... 61
Figure 74: Winfluid Mobile – Programming the site – Sensor tab – Level/Surface conversion (4/4)... 62
Figure 75: Winfluid Mobile – Programming the site – Sensor tab – Selecting a Level/Flow rate
conversion ............................................................................................................................................. 62
Figure 76: Winfluid Mobile – Programming the site – Sensor tab –Level/Flow rate conversion (1/4) 63
Figure 77: Winfluid Mobile – Programming the site – Sensor tab – Level/Flow rate conversion (2/4) 63
Figure 78: Winfluid Mobile – Programming the site – Sensor tab –Level/Flow rate conversion (3/4) 64
Figure 79: Winfluid Mobile – Programming the site – Sensor tab –Level/Flow rate conversion (4/4) 64
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Figure 80: Winfluid Mobile – Programming the site – Completed Sensor tab ..................................... 65
Figure 81: Winfluid Mobile – Programming the site – Strategy tab ..................................................... 65
Figure 82: Winfluid Mobile – Programming the site – Display tab (1/2) .............................................. 66
Figure 83: Winfluid Mobile – Programming the site – Display tab (2/2) .............................................. 66
Figure 84: Winfluid Mobile – Programming the site – Selecting the output channels ......................... 67
Figure 85: Winfluid Mobile – Programming the output channels – Channel 1 Contact ....................... 67
Figure 86: Winfluid Mobile – Programming the contact output channels ........................................... 68
Figure 87: Winfluid Mobile – Programming the Current output channels ........................................... 68
Figure 88: Winfluid Mobile – Edit Menu - to check and/or change the programming ......................... 69
Figure 89: Winfluid Mobile – Programming Save window .................................................................... 70
Figure 90: Winfluid Mobile – Programming upload configuration window ......................................... 70
Figure 91: Winfluid Mobile – Communication with the CPU ................................................................ 71
Figure 92: Winfluid Mobile – Screen shot of measurement status before data acquisition ................ 71
Figure 93: Winfluid Mobile – Calibrating the level sensor .................................................................... 72
Figure 94: Winfluid Mobile – Resetting the counters ........................................................................... 72
Figure 95: Winfluid Mobile – Beginning data acquisition ..................................................................... 73
Figure 96: Winfluid Mobile – Saving the programming ........................................................................ 73
Figure 97: Winfluid Mobile – Programming save window .................................................................... 74
Figure 98: Winfluid Mobile – Selecting the Save folder ........................................................................ 74
Figure 99: Winfluid Mobile – Programming Save window .................................................................... 75
Figure 100: Winfluid Mobile – Communication window before retrieval ............................................ 75
Figure 101: Winfluid Mobile – Current CPU configuration retrieved ................................................... 76
Figure 102: Winfluid Mobile – Communication with CPU for data reading.......................................... 77
Figure 103: Winfluid Mobile – Recording status window ..................................................................... 77
Figure 104: Winfluid Mobile – Reading the recorded data ................................................................... 78
Figure 105: Winfluid Mobile – Data recording summary ...................................................................... 79
Figure 106: Data display modes with Winfluid Mobile ......................................................................... 79
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Figure 107: PC – PDA connection .......................................................................................................... 80
Figure 108: Synchronising with Winfluid............................................................................................... 81
Figure 109: Selecting the source folder and data ................................................................................. 81
Figure 110: Selecting the destination folder ......................................................................................... 82
Figure 111: Database creation request ................................................................................................. 82
Figure 112: Copying data between the PDA and the centralisation PC ................................................ 83
Figure 113: Position of LCD screen activation button ........................................................................... 84
Figure 114: Requesting remote assistance ........................................................................................... 85
Figure 115: User login (ID) and password to be sent to the qualified technician ................................. 85
Figure 116: Winfluid release currently installed, shown on home screen ............................................ 86
Figure 117: About Winfluid screen, showing the Winfluid release currently installed ........................ 87
Figure 118: Updating Winfluid from the home screen ......................................................................... 87
Figure 119: Updating Winfluid – Selecting the update search intervals ............................................... 88
Figure 120: Updating Winfluid – Update information displayed .......................................................... 88
Figure 121: Updating Winfluid Mobile from Winfluid .......................................................................... 89
Figure 122: Update search intervals wizard with Winfluid ................................................................... 90
Figure 123: Defining the destination folder for the .cab file when updating Winfluid Mobile ............ 90
Figure 124: Downloading of .cab file for Winfluid Mobile update........................................................ 90
Figure 125: Running the Winfluid Mobile update programme ............................................................. 91
Figure 126: Defining the location of the Winfluid Mobile installation.................................................. 91
Figure 127: Winfluid Mobile installation progress bar.......................................................................... 92
Figure 128: Finalising the Winfluid Mobile installation......................................................................... 92
Figure 129: Message indicating that CPU Firmware needs to be updated ........................................... 93
Figure 130: Message confirming a successful CPU Firmware update ................................................... 93
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List of tables
Table 1: HYDREKA product catalogue numbers related to Mainstream IV programming ................... 94
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