There is an adapter which allows for connection between the USB port of a laptop or computer to Micronet via a MicroNet 2000 MN-Sx sensor.

Issue

There is an adapter which allows for connection between the USB port of a laptop or computer to Micronet via a MicroNet 2000 MN-Sx sensor.

Product Line

TAC I/A Series

Environment

MicroNet 2000 software (MN-CI, MN Flow Balance)

MicroNet 2000 controller with attached sensor (MN-S, MN-SO, MN-SDK)

Cause

Computer without a serial port

Resolution

This connection requires the use of both part numbers MN-CIM (MicroNet Controller Interface Module) and UC232A (USB to Serial Adapter). The UC232A adapter can be attained from B&B Electronics.

(NOTE: MN-CIM is obsolete as of December, 2011. See Product Announcement PA-000164. There is no functional replacement available)

Steps:

  1. Load the UC232A driver
  2. Select unused Com port in setup (can not conflict with any other ports being used)
  3. Reboot computer