Cheat Sheet on
How to deploy AreaRae Monitors
DO NOT START ANY OF THE MONITORS AT THIS POINT
1) The laptop is the first unit that needs to be opened up and
started. (DO NOT REMOVE ANYTHING FROM CASE. SYSTEM IS
PER CONNECTED FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE)
A) Find a power supply that will be able to supply the laptop.
B) Start the laptop
C) Press and hold the power button that is located on the Rae Link
until it blinks green/red. The link will be left plugged in the
Pelican Case. The link is already hooked up to the host
D) Locate the Antenna in a location that will allow an easy view of
the area to be monitored. Verify that the antenna wire is
attached to the top of the link. There is about 12ft of cable.
2) Next, the Repeater needs to be turned on and located.
A) Remove the power supply from the repeater, which is located in
the large pelican (RDK kit) case. Attach the magnetic base
antenna to the repeater.
B) Press and hold the power button on the repeater until it also
C) The repeater needs to be located in an area that will allow it to
communicate with the host computer.
D) After the repeater is turned on, you must go back to the laptop
and begin polling by pressing the F9 key or clicking on the icon
which is located in the lower right hand corner.
NOW It’s OK TO START THE MONITORS
3) Before you deploy the monitors.
A) Attach the antenna to the top of the unit.
B) Press and hold the “Mode” key for 1 second and release. Start
C) Fresh air zero needs to be done.
i. After warm up is complete press and hold the “N-” and
the “Mode” Key.
ii. It will ask you for a password press and hold MODE until
it reads “Calibrate Monitor?” Press the “Y+” key, it will
ask you if you want to “Fresh Air Calibrate?” Press “Y+”
key. At this point it will fresh air calibrate the unit.
Watch to verify fresh air is complete. When it reads
“Multiple Sensor Calibration?” press the “Mode” key.
When the screen reads “Change Alarm Limits?” press the
iii. The next screen will be “Change Data Log” Press the “Y+”
key. It will ask if you want to “Clear all Data?” Press the
“Y+” key. It will say “Are You Sure?” press the “Y+” key.
It will then say “Data Cleared”.
iv. After the data is cleared the units are ready to be
deployed. Press the “Mode” key 2 times and it will take
you out to the main screen.
D) Make sure the radio button has a solid red light above it prior
4) Monitors are ready to be deployed.
5) Additional items that need to be done.
A) Attach the tubing to the unit. There should be a parabolic filter
that is always attached to the unit. This keeps the moisture out
of the units.
When returning the units, plugs them in to recharge