Existing logged data in a DATRAN XL4 Plus RTU can be recovered and integrated into the existing DATRAN database. This is useful if the usual base comms is not available for an extended period. The data recovery process involves: You will need the latest QTech Workbench, DATRAN Database Import Utility and the logon credentials to […]
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Upgrading an XL4 to an XL4 Plus involves upgrading the Q04 processor firmware to Q04 Plus. This application note guides you through the upgrade procedure. Once upgraded, subsequent firmware updates are via USB as per the XL4 Plus RTU. In most cases an XL4 Plus RTU can be directly substituted for an XL4 RTU. However,
This application note provides details how to set up the powerful “store and forward” and “master slave” options for the XL4 Plus RTU.
The Q71B modem provides the 1200bps analogue radio interface for DATRAN RTUs and Base Stations. There are many interface cable option, detailed in this document. Please remember that the Base modem is not interchangeable with the RTU modem unless the jumper settings and serial cable are changed. This is detailed in the user manual.
Yes. DATRAN supports many communication options including Ethernet radios, digital radios, and traditional analogue radios.Digital radios offer many benefits for your SCADA and telemetry network, most importantly is the data throughput (bandwidth) and transmission speed.While QTech does not supply Ethernet and Digital radios, many DATRAN systems have converted to them supplied from specialist communication providers.
Updating the Q04 Plus firmware in an XL4 Plus RTU is via USB. Please read the XL4 Plus RTU User manual before starting the process below: Equipment required: XL4 Plus RTU DC Power supply USB cable (Type A-B) USB drive (formatted as FAT 32) containing both the Q04 Plus Application firmware file (.elf) and the
There are two common ways of wiring the DATRAN XL4 Plus and Tait radio. Please click here for details.
DATRAN RTUs can interface via DF1 (and Modbus). DF1 protocol interface details are in this application note. Considerations are also provided for when you are upgrading from the older Q03 implementation of DF1. This wiring diagram shows the pin out required for the Micrologix PLC:
Yes they are. DATRAN Australia Pty Ltd was formed to actively supply, promote and implement the tried and proven telemetry products into Australia and the surrounding markets. Please contact Ross Gregory on email@example.com