C2.3. VPFlowScope Display

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1. Introduction

In this chapter, we will explain all the functionalities of the display of the VPFlowScope DP, VPFlowScope Probe, and the VPFlowScope In-line.

2. Explanation of the display

    1. LED display with 3 rows for real-time data.
      Includes a flow indicator when flow or velocity is shown in the display.
      The display also includes a status icon for feedback on operational status.
    2. Keypad with 4 buttons:
      Menu/Enter: To enter the (sub)menu or to confirm a setting.
      Escape/Record: Will start a data logging session when in the data acquisition screen.
      Button up and down: Navigate up and down.
    3. M12 5-pin a-coded connector contains power input, an analog output, and a Modbus interface. Remove the black cap before using this connector.

3. The display

The default settings (as shown in picture):

  • Flow in mn/sec
  • Pressure in bar
  • Temperature in °C
Icon connected with power supplyVPFlowscope is properly connected and supplied with power.
Icon disconnectedNo communication with the VPFlowScope sensor.
icon recordingBlinking dot: a data session is currently logging.*
Icon computer connection2 rotating arrows indicate that there is communication with the computer.
Icon lock keypadThe keypad is locked, and will block the keypad functionality.**
Icon memory blocksMemory indication. Each block indicates 20% of memory usage. The blocks start to blink if the memory is more than 95% full.

* Version with the integrated data logger only.

Special key functions:

**To lock and unlock the keypad: press up and down button simultaneously.

Clean re-boot: Hold esc pressed when turning the power on. Use this option when a display will not startup or if a session won’t stop. this can happen due to subsequent power failures at the moment that the memory is almost full.

4. Menu

Use the key buttons to navigate between the different menus.

Menu level 1Menu level 2Menu level 3
1. Settings1. Diameter1. mm
2. Inch
2. Display1. Flow
2. Pressure
3. Temperature
4. Totalizer
5. Custom unit
3. Data and Time
4. Modbus address
5. RS4851. Baud rate
2. Parity
3. Stop bits
6. Display dim time
7. Display orientation
2. DAQ Sessions1. New Session
2. Delete Session
3. Advanced1. Reset

5. Next step

the next step is the most important setting before you start measuring your system. The most important step is setting the pipe diameter.

Next step: C2.4. VPFlowScope display settings

Next step: C3. Pipe diameter settings.


Updated on September 2, 2020

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