Are there any instructions on saving data and event logs from an sc200 controller using an SD card?

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Document ID TE5970

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Version 2.0

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Published Date 27/05/2017
Question
Are there any instructions on saving data and event logs from an sc200 controller using an SD card?
Summary
Instructions on saving data and event logs from an sc200 controller using an SD card.
Answer
SC200 Saving data and event logs with SD cards Notes:
 
• Data and event logs can be downloaded to an SD card and viewed with any device capable of reading an SD card.
• Data logs store the measurement data at selected intervals in a packed binary format (.flg file).
• Event logs store a variety of events that occur on the devices such as configuration changes, alarms and warning conditions.
   Event logs are set up during the sensor or module configuration process. Event logs are stored in a CSV format.
1. From the Settings Menu, select SD Card Setup and push the ENTER key.
2. Select Save Logs and push the ENTER key.
3. If more than one device appears on the screen, all devices are selected by default. To deselect an item, highlight the selection and push the left arrow key.
Select the devices from which logs will be saved and push the ENTER key.
4. Select the time period from which logs are to be saved.
Option                        Description
Last Day                     All logs from the last full 24 hours, starting from 12:00 a.m., and any additional time remaining on the current day
Last Week                  All logs from the last full week (7 days) starting from 12:00 a.m., and any additional time remaining on the current day
Last Month                All logs from the last full month (30 days) starting from 12:00 a.m., and any additional time remaining on the current day
All                               Save all logs in memory
New                             All logs that are new since the last time logs were saved to the SD card
5. Push the ENTER key to confirm the choice, and push the ENTER key again to begin the file transfers.
6. Allow time for the files to transfer. The display will show Transferring files. Please wait... and the percentage of files transferred.
    If the transfer is successful, the display will show "Transfer complete." If the transfer is not successful, the display will show "Transfer failed."
7. Do one of the following:
            a. Push the ENTER key to exit back to the SD Card Setup menu.
            b. Push the HOME key to return to the measurement screen.
            c. Push the BACK keys to return to the Settings Menu.
 
Access data and event log files on the SD card
A PC, a USB or other SD card reader device, Excel 2003 or higher (for XML files) or the Data Com application (for binary flg files) are necessary to view the event and data logs stored on an SD card.
Data logs have the following structure: Device Name, Device Serial Number, Device Identification, Data Log, Time Stamp. Event logs have the following structure: Device Name, Device Serial
Number, Device Identification, Event Log, Time Stamp. To view data or event log files stored on the SD card:
1. Attach the card reader device to the PC and install the SD card that contains the files in the reader device.
2. In the SD card directory, open the HACH folder.
3. Select the Logs folder.
4. Select a device folder. The event and data log files in the folder are shown.
5. To view XML data log files:
            a. Make sure the HachDatalog.xsl style sheet exists in the device folder.
            b. Open the Excel application.
            c. Go to File, Open.
            d. Select the data log file.
            e. In the Import XML dialog box, select Open the file with the following style sheet applied and select HachDatalog.xml.
            f. Click OK to view the data.
6. To view binary data log (.flg) files:
            a. Make sure the device driver (.flg.drv) file exists in the device folder.
            b. Open Data Com.
            c. In the File Viewer section, click Open.
            d. Select the data log file.
            The data log file is shown in the box and a comma separated values (csv) file with the same file name is created. This csv file can be opened in Excel.