XW_Configuration_Tool

XW_Configuration_Tool
XANTREX™ XW CONFIG TOOL
DEVICE CONFIGURATION
The Xantrex™ XW Config tool is a PC-based software tool for configuring the Xantrex XW System.
Configuration can be performed at two different levels:
System Level Configuration: Using the XW Config Wizard in any of its 3 different selections: Express for quick basic
setups, Expert for more advanced configuration, and From File for downloading previously saved configurations.
XW Config Tool startup screen
System configuration screen using wizard
System configuration screens
Saved configuration setup
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XANTREX™ XW CONFIG TOOL
Individual Device Configuration
For all XW devices, which include XW inverter/chargers, XW charge
controllers, XW system control panel, and XW automatic
Generator Start.
XW CONFIG TOOL FEATURES
The XW Config tool is meant to aid dealers and installers simplify, or even expedite, the configuration and/or troubleshooting
of an XW System, thus optimizing the time spent in the field. Features include:
Save Configuration Settings
The XW Config tool allows saving different system configurations
in a computer file to be used at a later time to restore or download
configurations into a system, review settings, or to download
a configuration and use it as a template on similar installations.
Analysis
XW Config offers a detailed analysis view of the XW power
system allowing the identification of any problems with
the system configuration, including incompatible settings
on different devices, problems with AC and DC connections,
and master/slave assignments.
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XANTREX™ XW CONFIG TOOL
System Logging
The XW Config tool can log any real-time parameter broadcasted
from any device on the Xanbus network and be able to import it into
a spreadsheet program, or even have the log file sent via email or
sent to an FTP repository once the log is complete. Several timing
parameters can be specify, such as logging interval and logging
duration, and be able to schedule a start time and set an automatic
restart for continuous logging.
Firmware Upgrades
Upgrade the firmware on any device connected to the Xanbus
network. Firmware can be downloaded to every device in
the system or to selected devices. A bar graph indicates the
progress of the download per device and total progress.
Saving Fault/Warning Log
This feature allows saving in a computer
file existing fault/warning logs for each
component in the XW system.
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XANTREX™ XW CONFIG TOOL
XW CONFIG TOOL SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
To install and operate XW Config tool the following is required:
Personal computer or laptop running Windows XP
USB-to-Xanbus adapter to connect the XW System to the PC
USB-to-Xanbus adapter driver (downloadable from web page)
XW Config software (downloadable from web page)
Standard CAT 5 cable (14ft /4.25m)
The USB-to-Xanbus adapter can be purchased from
Xantrex as part of the XW Config package,
which includes all of the above items.
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Xantrex™ XW Config Tool
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