Using kermit for downloading data from YSI-terminal 650MDS under linux

Aim

The offical ECO-Watch software only support on Windows systems.

By using kermit, we can simply download data in YSI-terminal 650DMS through serial port connection.

Installation

 apt-get install ckermit

or

yum install ckermit

or

pacman -S ckermit

configuration

cat ~/.kermrc 
set line /dev/ttyUSB0
set speed 9600
set carrier-watch off
set handshake none
set flow-control none
robust
set parity none
set stop-bits 1
set file type bin
set file name lit
set rec pack 1000
set send pack 1000
set window 5

usage

On linux terminal:

sudo kermit -c

On YSI-terminal MDS650:

File/Upload to PC/

select the file and press ENTER

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Ming Su
Associate Professor of Environmental Engneering

My research interest is water quality problems in drinking water bodies, with a focus on harmful algal blooms and associated taste & odor problems.

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