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User’sManual
50%CO2&100%CH4SamplingDataLogger
ModelCovered
CM‐0191
WARNING!
InstallourcomplimentaryGasLab®softwarebeforeconnectingyourCO2Meterproduct(s)to
yourcomputer.FailuretodosomayaffecttheabilityforGasLab®todetectyoursensor.
Savesensorinformationforfuturereference
ModelNumber:
SerialNumber:
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CO2/CH4SamplingDataLoggerUser’sManual
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WARNING!
InstallourcomplimentaryGasLab®softwarebeforeconnecting
yourCO2Meterproduct(s)toyourcomputer.Failuretodoso
mayaffecttheabilityforGasLab®todetectyoursensor.Ifthis
happens,pleasefollowtheinstructionsshowninthe“USBDriver
InstallationInstructions”sectiononpage18ofthismanual.
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TableofContents
TABLEOFCONTENTS.............................................................................................3 WELCOME...................................................................................................................4 IMPORTANTSAFEGUARDS...................................................................................4 PACKAGECONTENTS..............................................................................................5 OPTIONALACCESSORIES........................................................................................................5 GASLAB®SOFTWARE..............................................................................................5 MINIMUMSYSTEMREQUIREMENTS.......................................................................................5 POWERINGTHEUNIT.............................................................................................7 PRODUCTOVERVIEW.............................................................................................7 DATASTORAGE.........................................................................................................................9 DETECTORPRINCIPAL..............................................................................................................9 OPERATIONGUIDE..................................................................................................9 CONNECTINGMETER.............................................................................................................10 LOGGINGDATA.......................................................................................................................10 FOREACHLOGGINGSESSION................................................................................................10 SETUP.......................................................................................................................11 SAMPLINGDATALOGGING...................................................................................................11 SETTINGS................................................................................................................11 DISPLAYSETTINGS.................................................................................................................11 PORTSETTINGS......................................................................................................................11 TIME/DATESETTINGS..........................................................................................................11 LOGGINGSETTINGS................................................................................................................12 DATALOGGINGCONFIGURATION........................................................................................12 QUICKSTARTGUIDE...........................................................................................13 CALIBRATION........................................................................................................13 CALIBRATIONPROCEDURE...................................................................................................15 APPENDIX...............................................................................................................16 METERSPECIFICATIONS.......................................................................................................16 TROUBLESHOOTINGGUIDE..............................................................................17 USBDRIVERINSTALLATIONINSTRUCTIONS.....................................................................18 SUPPORT.................................................................................................................18 WARRANTY............................................................................................................18 LIABILITY................................................................................................................19 RETURNS.................................................................................................................19 CONTACTUS...........................................................................................................19 PAGE3 of19
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Welcome
ThankyouforpurchasingthisdevicefromCO2Meter,Inc.,aFloridabasedbusinessspecializingin
thedesignandmanufacturingofgasdetectionandmonitoringdevices–mainlyCO2.Ourapproach
isonebasedinthescienceofgasandhowbesttoaccuratelyandrepeatedlymeasurethatgasfor
theenduserspurposes.OurbusinesspartnersinAgriculture,Medical,Pharmaceuticals,Science,
Beverage,andotherfieldsfindourdevicestobehighlyaccurateandcosteffective.
Weapproacheachcustomer’sapplicationasauniqueopportunitytounderstand,educate,and
provideproductsolutionsthatmeetthecustomers’needswhileexceedingtheirexpectationsfor
reliabilityandservice.Ourcontinuedproductinnovationincombinationwithour“customerfirst”
focusallowsCO2Meter,Inc.tocontinuetoprovidesolutionsforthefuture.
BasedinOrmondBeach,FL,CO2Meter,Inc.iscommittedtothesuccessofourcustomers;the
health,welfare,andprosperityofourtalentedemployees;andthecontinueddevelopmentofour
localcommunity.
CO2Meter,Inc.appreciatesyourbusinessandlooksforwardtoworkingwithyouandyourteamin
thefuture.
Pleasetakesometimetoreadthroughthismanualinordertobecomefamiliarwiththesensor.
Also,pleasepayspecialattentiontotheimportantsafeguardsshownonthenextpage.
ImportantSafeguards
Toreducetheriskoffire,electricalshockand/orinjurytopersons,basicsafetyprecautionsshould
alwaysbefollowedwhenusingelectricalappliances,includingthefollowing:
1. READALLINSTRUCTIONSBEFOREUSINGTHISSENSOR.
2. INSTALLTHEGasLab®SOFTWAREBEFORECONNECTINGMETERTOACOMPUTER.
3. Useonlytheincludedpowersupplytooperatethismeter.Inappropriatevoltagesupply
couldcauseirreparabledamagetothisdevice.
4. DoNOTuserechargeableAAbatteries.
5. DuracellbrandAAAlkalinebatteriesarerecommended
6. DonotstorethemeterwiththeAAAlkalinebatteriesinstalledtopreventthepotentialfor
batteryleakage.
7. Makesurethatthetubesaresecurelyattachedtothemeterbeforesamplingaclosed
environment.
8. Donotoperatewithanobstructedsamplepath.
9. Thismeterisnotdesignedforoutdooruse.
10. Donotexposethismetertowateroranyliquids.
11. Donotoperatethismeteriftheenclosureisopened.
12. Donotoperatethedeviceifitismalfunctioning.
SAVETHESEINSTRUCTIONS!
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PackageContents
Pleaseverifythatyourpackagecontainsthefollowingitemsbeforeusingthismeter:
UNITS:
 (1)Meter
 (1)6‐footUSBcable
 (1)Internationalpowersupply
 (1)High‐impactcarryingcase
 (1)CalibrationTag
 (1)Usermanual
 (1)Fittings,tubing,&filterkit:
o (1)10‐footlong1/8”tubing
o (2)1/8”Barbtubingbulkheadfitting
o (2)1/8”Barb10‐32UNFfittings
o (2)Particulatefilter(CM‐0117)
Figure1:Basickit‐ allunits
o (2)Hydrophobicfilter(CM‐0118)
o (1)Moisturetrap(CM‐0112)
OptionalAccessories
Ifthemeteristooperateinenvironmentswherehumidityisveryhigh(>95%RH),anExtreme
MoistureFilter(CM‐0103)canbepurchasedseparately.Thisfilterwillallowfreeflowofsampled
airwhilekeepingmoistureoutofthemeter.A10,000‐hourpumpisalsoavailableatthetimeof
purchase.
Note:Pleasecontactourtechnicalsupportstaffformoredetailsabouttheseoranyother
accessories.
GasLab®Software
IMPORTANT:MAKESURETOINSTALLSOFTWAREBEFORECONNECTINGYOURSENSORTO
YOURCOMPUTER.
MinimumSystemRequirements
Toutilizeourfreesoftware,thecomputermustmeetthefollowingminimumrequirements:
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1GHzprocessorwith1GBofRAM,1GBfreediskspace(2GBfreediskspacefor64‐bit
systems).
WindowsXP*/7/8/8.1withMicrosoft.NETFramework4.0**orlater.
OnIntel‐basedMaccomputers,GasLab®softwarecanrunusingaWindows7/8virtual
machinesoftwaresuchasVMwareFusion®orsimilar.
*Microsoft.NETisnotsupportedonMediaCenterorTableteditions.
**Installerwilloptionallyinstall.NETFramework.
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Visitwww.co2meter.com/pages/downloadstodownloadourcomplimentaryGasLab®software
toyourcomputer.YoucanalsodownloadtheGasLab®usermanualinPDFfromthispage.
PleasereadtheGasLab®usermanualcarefullytobecomemorefamiliarwithhowthesoftware
workssothatyoucangetthemaximumbenefitfromthisusefultool.
InstalltheGasLab®softwarefirsttoensurethattheproperdriver,necessaryforthesensor,is
installedonyourcomputerbeforeconnectingthesensor.
Figure2:GasLab®downloadpage(InternetExplorer11shown)
Followthestepsandinstructionspromptedbyyourcomputer’soperatingsystem.Makesureyou
haveadministratorprivilegesinordertoinstallthisprogram.
NOTE:WestronglyrecommendallowingGasLab®toinstalldriversforthesensorautomatically.
SoftwareCapabilities
OurGasLab®softwarewillallowusersto:
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Manageanddownloadlogs
Configuresensor
Adjustloggingintervals
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Calibratethesensor
Collectdatareal‐time
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PoweringtheUnit
Thismetercanbepoweredbyfour(4)AAsizebatteries(notincluded)butsamplingunitscanalso
bepoweredbytheincluded6VDCinternationalwallpowersupply.TheseunitsshouldNOTbe
poweredusingtheincludedUSBcablesinceitsuppliesinconsistentvoltagetothemeter,which
degradessensoraccuracy.
Iftheunitisnotgoingtobeusedforanextendedperiodoftime,batteriesshouldberemovedto
preventdamageduetopotentialbatteryleakage.
Thepowerswitch ontheleftsideofthemeterturnstheunitON/OFF.TheLOGswitchonthe
rightsideofthemeterenables/disablesdataloggingandpumpfunction.
ProductOverview
ThisportableCO2Meter,Inc.samplingdataloggerorsampledrawmeterisdesignedtomonitor
carbondioxide(CO2)andmethane(CH4)simultaneously,inreal‐time.Thewarm‐upperiodis2
minutes.
Samplingdataloggerslogdataforaspecifiedperiodoftimeandstoreupto60,000datapointsto
itsinternalmemorytoberetrievedatalatertimeforanalysis.
WhencombinedwithourGasLab®software,itallowsyoutoseedatainrealtimeonyour
computer’sscreen.Itsbuilt‐in1,000‐hour(10,000‐houroptional)samplingmicro‐pumpensures
reliableoperationforpersistentreadingsbasedonuser‐selectedtimeintervals.Thismeterisideal
forthefollowingapplications:
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Naturalgasprocessing
Algae‐basedbiogasproduction
Fermentationmonitoringandvalidation
AgriculturalCO2up‐takeanalysis
Scientificdevicessuchasthisoxygenmeterrequireuserstohaveintimateknowledgeofthe
sensor’sfeatures,limitations,operation,requiredsoftware,andspecificationspriortouse.
CO2Meter,Inc.highlyrecommendsreadingthisuser’smanualbeforeoperatingthissensor,
especiallytheImportantSafeguardssectiononpage4.
Thismeterallowsyoutosimultaneouslymonitorcarbondioxideandmethaneinconcentration
levelsfromzeroto50%and100%,respectively.
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LCDDisplay
TheLiquidCrystalDisplay(LCD)showsthefollowingfeatures:
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CO2,CH4levelsinpercentage(##.##%)format
LoggingON/OFF
Percentageoffreememory
DataStorage
Thismeterfeaturesaninternalmemorycapableofstoring60,000datapoints.Duetothenatureof
thedesign,thismeterwillneedtobeinitializedbeforeoperationandtheloggingperiodandreal‐
timeclockwillneedtobesetundertheSETTINGSmenu.
DetectorPrincipal
Thismeterfeaturesasinglegassensorusedtodetectboth,carbondioxideandmethane,
simultaneously.ThissensorusesprovenNDIR(non‐dispersiveinfrared)technologytosense
concentrationsofthesetwogasesintheair,asafunctionoftransmittedlight.Theopticsinthis
dualsensorinsuresgoodselectivityofthesetwogases,aswellasalongservicelife.
OperationGuide
Makesureyoureadthroughtheseinstructionsthoroughlybeforeusingthemeter.Thisguidewill
helpyoubecomemorefamiliarwiththemeterinordertobeasproductiveaspossibleinashort
periodoftime.PleasereadtheImportantSafeguardsonpage4beforecontinuing.
IMPORTANT:Followtheseinstructionstoensurepropersetup:
1.DownloadtheGasLab®softwaretoyourcomputerasshowninthePackageContents
Pleaseverifythatyourpackagecontainsthefollowingitemsbeforeusingthismeter:
UNITS:
 (1)Meter
 (1)6‐footUSBcable
 (1)Internationalpowersupply
 (1)High‐impactcarryingcase
 (1)CalibrationTag
 (1)Usermanual
 (1)Fittings,tubing,&filterkit:
o (1)10‐footlong1/8”tubing
o (2)1/8”Barbtubingbulkheadfitting
o (2)1/8”Barb10‐32UNFfittings
o (2)Particulatefilter(CM‐0117)
o (2)Hydrophobicfilter(CM‐0118)
o (1)Moisturetrap(CM‐0112)
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OptionalAccessories
Ifthemeteristooperateinenvironmentswherehumidityisveryhigh(>95%RH),anExtreme
MoistureFilter(CM‐0103)canbepurchasedseparately.Thisfilterwillallowfreeflowofsampled
airwhilekeepingmoistureoutofthemeter.A10,000‐hourpumpisalsoavailableatthetimeof
purchase.
Note:Pleasecontactourtechnicalsupportstaffformoredetailsabouttheseoranyother
accessories.
1. 2. GasLab®Softwaresectiononpage5.
3. Powerthemeterusingtheincludeduniversalpowersupply.TurnON themeter.
4. Waituntilthedisplaychangescolorstovisuallyconfirmithasresetsuccessfullyafter
connectingittoacomputer.
ConnectingMeter
Thefirsttimethemeterisconnectedtoyourcomputer,theoperatingsystemwillinstallthe
necessaryUSBdriversasshowninFigure4.Thisprocesscouldtakeafewminutes.
Figure4:USBDriverInstallation.
LoggingData
OncetheGasLab®softwarehasbeeninstalledandthemeterisconnectedtothecomputer,youcan
gatherdatainavarietyofways.Datacanbecollectedinrealtime,datalogscanbedownloaded
fromthemeter’smemoryandsavedtothecomputer,anddatacanbereviewedonthemeter’sLCD
display.
Foreachloggingsession
1. TurnthemeterONbyconnectingtopowersupply.
2. Themetermustbestartedatleast1minutepriortodeploymentanddataloggingtoallow
thesensorenoughtimetowarm‐upandcalibrate.
3. SettheloggingintervalasdesiredusingGasLab®.
4. TurntheLogswitchtotheONpositioninordertostarttheloggingsession.
5. Whendataloggingiscompleted,turntheLogswitchtotheOFFpositioninordertostopthe
loggingsessionanddisconnectthemeter.
NOTE:RefertotheGasLab®User’sManualformoreinformation.
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Setup
CO2Meter,Inc.’ssamplingmeterswillrequireminimalsetupsincetheyaredesignedtobeportable.
Themostimportantaspectofthesetupinvolvesconnectingthesamplinghosesandensuring
propersetup.TheInstrumentOverviewsectionshowsthelabeledcomponentsofthesemeters,as
referencedthroughouttherestofthismanual.
DataLoggingModels
Thesemodelsfeatureaninternalmemorycapableofstoringdatawhennotconnectedtoa
computer.TheseunitswillallowyoutosimultaneouslyreadandstoreCO2concentrationlevel
data.Duetothenatureoftheirdesign,theseunitsshouldbeconnectedtoyourcomputerfirst,
beforeoperation,inordertoinitializeandsettheloggingintervalandreal‐timeclock.
Insertfour(4)AAsizebatteriesintothisunitorconnecttheunittotheincludedpowersupply.In
ordertoinitializedataloggingfunctionality,theunitMUSTbeconnectedtothecomputerwithdata
loggingswitchedtoOFF,andtheGasLab®softwarestarted.Oncetheunithasbeenconnected,click
onthe“ConfigureSensor”buttonintheGasLab®interface,andsetthepumpperiodanddata
loggingintervalasdesired.Werecommendleavingthepump“on”periodtothedefault10seconds.
Forthedatalogginginterval,werecommend10ormoreseconds.
ThepumpPWMperiodcanalsobeadjustedforadvancedapplications,with1beingfulldutycycle,
andvaluesapproaching255beingtheshortestdutycycle.Thepumpmodeshouldalwaysbesetto
“Datalogging”forproperoperationoftheunit.
AllmodelshaveaninternalcoincellCR‐20323Vbatterybackupforthereal‐timeclock.This
batteryisinsertedinthefactoryforyourconvenienceandshouldlastthelifetimeoftheproduct.
Settings
Settings–allowsyoutoaccessalltheparameters,options,outputs,communications,anddate/time
settingstobechangedorprogrammed.
DisplaySettings
Hereyoucanchangethebrightnessandcolortheme(3available)onthedeviceandyoucanalso
activateaScreenTimeouttosavepower.Thissettingwillnotaffectthemeter’sfunctionalitybut
willaffectthebatterylifedependingonhowyousetthisparameter.
PortSettings
Hereyoucanconfigureandactivateportsthatcontroladditionalaccessoriessuchasthedevice
Modbusaddress.Pleasecalltechnicalsupportforguidanceandimportantinformationbefore
makingchangestotheconfigurationofanyoftheseports.Youcanreachusduringregularbusiness
hoursat(386)256‐[email protected]
Time/DateSettings
Hereyoucanchangethedateandtimeonthemeterformoreaccuratereferenceontherecords.
Thedefaulttimeofyourmetercouldvarydependingonyourlocation.Reviewthesesettings
beforeyoustartusingthemeter.
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LoggingSettings
Hereyoucanchangetheloggingintervalandduration.Thiswillenableyoutocollectthedatafora
periodoftimeinaspecificlogginginterval.Thisscreenalsogivesyoutheoptiontosetthedesired
pumpinterval.Remembertosynchronizethepumpbefore,during,oraftertheloggingintervalto
readandcollectthecorrectreadingaccordingtotheapplication.
DataLogs
Willtakeyouwherethelogsareandyoucanseethedatastorageonyourdeviceanddisplayit
graphicallyinthesamewindow.
DataLoggingConfiguration
Thesemetersfeatureaninternalmemorycapableofstoringdatawhennotattachedtoapersonal
computer.TheseunitswillallowyoutosimultaneouslyreadandstoreCO2andCH4concentrations
leveldata.Duetothenatureoftheirdesign,thismetershouldbeconnectedtoyourpersonal
computerfirst,beforeoperation,toinitializeandsettheloggingperiod,andreal‐timeclock.
Figure5:Closed‐loopoperation
Figure6:Opened‐loopoperation
Werecommendinstallingtheincludedhumidity/contaminatefiltertoensurethesensingchamber
andpumpbafflestaysclearandcorrosionfree.
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SAMPLING DATALOGGER
Figure7:FilterInstallationandOrientation
QuickStartGuide
IMPORTANT:MAKESURETOINSTALLSOFTWAREBEFORECONNECTINGYOURMETERTOYOURCOMPUTER.
1. InstallfreshsetofAAbatteries(Duracellbrandrecommended)orconnecttheincludedpower
supply.
2. Installfiltersandtubingincluded
3. TurnthemeterONbypressingthepowerswitchonce.
4. Fordataloggingmodels,turnloggingONbypressingtheLOGswitchonce.Oncethesampling
processiscompleted,datacanbedownloadedtoyourcomputerusingourGasLab®software.
Calibration
Thesemetersarefactory‐calibratedwithmultiplegasconcentrationreferencepointsandhave
beenverifiedtobeaccuratewithinitsspecificfunctionalitybeforeshipment.However,iftheyare
severelyjoltedorotherwisemechanicallydisturbed,theinternalsensorcandrift,requiring
recalibration.Allcalibrationproceduresfollowasingle‐pointcalibrationroutinethateffectively
shiftsthezero‐pointoftheinternalsensors.
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Figure8:Samplingcalibrationscreenfor50%CO2,100%CH4
Calibrationcanbeperformedusingeither0%calibrationgas(typicallynitrogen,Argon,etc.),or
usingafreshsourceofair,assumedtobeapproximately400ppmCO2and0%CH4.Attachthe
calibrationgastothemeterandconnectingthemetertoacomputer.Openthecalibrationscreenin
theGasLab®software.ClicktheCALIBRATEbuttoninthecalibrationtabforthedesiredgas,
locatedintheCONFIGURESENSORscreen.Aslongasthegasconcentrationisstable,theunit
shouldinstantlyreflectthecalibratedvalue.ThiscanbeconfirmedbywatchingtheLCDdisplayon
theunit.Toseethecalibrationvalueinrealtime,clickintheCOLLECTREALTIMEbuttonto
capturethesevaluesbeforeopeningtheconfigurationscreen.
Figure9:Collectingdatainrealtime
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Figure10:Calibrationscreen/options
CalibrationProcedure
Tocalibrateyourmeter,followthesesteps:
1. TurnONthemeter.
2. Connecttheunittoacalibrationgasbottle/cylinder(100%nitrogenoraspecificCO2/CH4
calibrategas)withtheappropriatedemandregulator.
3. Wait25secondstocollectasample.Writedownthisvalueasthe“before”value.
4. ClicktheCALIBRATEZEROorCALIBRATESPANbuttonafterselectingyourcalibration
gas.
5. Wait25secondsagain.Thistime,themeterwilltakeasampleandusethisdatatoadjust
zerovalues.
Thedisplayedmeasurementwillshowthenewcalibrationvalue(0ordependingon
methodused).
6. Disconnectthecalibrationgasandwait25seconds.Alldisplayeddatawillnowbebasedon
thenewcalibrationvalue.Repeatthisprocedureifthesensorisstilloperatingoutsideofits
specifiedrangeorifreadingsvarygreatly.
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Appendix
MeterSpecifications
SensorType
Sensor
Performance
andRatings
Measuring
Range
Accuracy
General
DataLogging
(CM‐0191only)
Pump
Characteristics
(CM‐0191only)
Power
Dimensions
ResponseTime
Warm‐upTime
LifeExpectancy
Maintenance
Interval
DataPoints
Programmable
IntervalData
Max.Flow(STP)
Max.Vacuum
Max.Pressure
Max.System
Pressure
Batteries
InputVoltage
Current
Consumption
WxHxD
in(mm)
Non‐dispersiveInfrared
(NDIR)
0‐500,000ppm(50%CO2)
0‐1,000,000ppm(100%
CH4)
±3% (0‐50%fullrange),
±5%(>50%fullrange)
<30 sec.
<90sec.
>15years
Nomaintenancerequired
60,000
Date,time,CO2/ CH4%
0.40liters/min.
‐150mbar
500 mbar
~1atm(~1bar)
Four(4)AA‐sizedAlkaline
6VDC
0.5Wavg.(pumprunning)
3.60(91)x 5.75(146)x
1.29(33),excludingboot
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TroubleshootingGuide
Symptom/
Issue
PossibleCause/Resolution
Unitisnot
recognizedby
computer/OS
Unitdoesn’t
powerON
Nologsare
presenton
meter
Thedisplayis
blueorshowing
error
TheGasLab®
softwaredoesn’t
start*1
Makesureunit isconnectedproperlytoa
suitable6VDCpowersourceandthattheUSB
cableisproperlyconnectedtoacomputer.
Performresolutionaboveandmakesurethat
thereisadequatepowertothesensor.
Themeterwasdisconnectedwhilelogswere
beingdownloaded.Connectthemetertothe
computeranddownloadlogsagain.
Themeter’sEEPROMhasbeencorrupted.
Improperpowersupply.Pleaseemailour
technicalsupportforfurtherassistance.
Yoursoftwaremightbeoutofdate.Updateyour
softwareonlineatourwebsiteorbyclickingon
theCHECKFORUPDATESundertheHelpmenu.
Makesureyourcomputermeetstheminimum
systemrequirements.
Checktheairflowchannels/tubes tomakesure
theyarenotobstructed.Checktheparametersof
themeterandmakesurethespeedofthe
computerisadequate.
Calibrationorrecalibrationneeded.
Slowresponse
Readingdoesn’t
change
*FormoretroubleshootingtipsonGasLab®software,seeitsmanuallocatedat
www.co2meter.com/pages/downloads.
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USBDriverInstallationInstructions
ToinstalltheappropriateUSBportdriverscompatiblewithyoursensor,followthesesteps:
1. Gotohttp://www.ftdichip.com/Drivers/VCP.htmanddownloadthepackageappropriate
fortheversionofWindowsinstalledinyourcomputer.
2. Movethefileyoudownloadedtoalocationyoucaneasilyaccess.Makesureyouhave
administratorprivileges.
3. Extractthefilebyrightclickingonitandselectingextracthere.
4. Gotoyourcomputer’sDeviceManagerintheControlPanel.
 ForWindows8,presstheWindowskeyand'x'atthesametimetobringupthestart
menuthenclickonDeviceManager.
 ForWindows7,openthestartmenuandtypeDeviceManagerinthesearchbar.
5. FindtheUnrecognizedUSBDeviceinthelist(itusually,butnotalways,hasayellow
triangleicon).
6. RightclicktheUnrecognizedUSBDeviceitemandselectUpdateDriverSoftware.
7. SelectBrowseMyComputerandpointtothefolderwhereyouextractedthedriverfilesto
(step#3).
Thiswillinstallthenecessarydriverstoyourcomputerandallowyoutouseyoursensorwith
GasLab®.Ifyouhavemultiplesensorsyoushouldonlyhavetoperformthisprocedureonce;the
operatingsystemwillautomaticallyfindthedriverforalltheothersensors.
Support
Thequickestwaytoobtaintechnicalsupportisviaemail.Pleasesendallsupportinquiresto
[email protected]
Pleaseincludeaclear,concisedefinitionoftheproblemandanyrelevanttroubleshooting
informationorstepstakensofar,sowecanduplicatetheproblemandquicklyrespondtoyour
inquiry.
Warranty
Thissensorcomeswitha1YEAR(warrantyperiod)limitedmanufacturer’swarranty,startingfrom
thedatethesensorwasshippedtothebuyer.
Duringthisperiodoftime,CO2Meter.comwarrantsourproductstobefreefromdefectsin
materialsandworkmanshipwhenusedfortheirintendedpurposeandagreestofixorreplace(at
ourdiscretion)anypartorproductthatfailsundernormaluse.Totakeadvantageofthiswarranty,
theproductmustbereturnedtoCO2Meter.comatyourexpense.If,afterexamination,we
determinetheproductisdefective,wewillrepairorreplaceitatnoadditionalcosttoyou.
Thiswarrantydoesnotcoveranyproductsthathavebeensubjectedtomisuse,neglect,accident,
modificationsorrepairsbyyouorbyathirdparty.NoemployeeorresellerofCO2Meter.com’s
productsmayalterthiswarrantyverballyorinwriting.
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Liability
Allliabilitiesunderthisagreementshallbelimitedtotheactualcostoftheproductpaidto
CO2Meter.com.InnoeventshallCO2Meter.combeliableforanyincidentalorconsequential
damages,lostprofits,lossoftime,lostsalesorlossordamagetodata,injurytopersonorpersonal
propertyoranyotherindirectdamagesastheresultofuseofourproducts.
Returns
Iftheproductfailsundernormaluseduringthewarrantyperiod,aRMA(ReturnMaterial
Authorization)numbermustbeobtainedfromCO2Meter.com.Aftertheitemisreceived
CO2Meter.comwillrepairorreplacetheitematourdiscretion.
ToobtainaRMAnumber,callusatoremailusat(386)256‐[email protected]
requestingaRMApleaseprovidereasonforreturnandoriginalordernumber.
Ifwedeterminethattheproductfailedbecauseofimproperuse(waterdamage,dropping,
tampering,electricaldamageetc.),orifitisbeyondthewarrantydate,wewillinformyouofthe
costtofixorreplacetheproduct.
ContactUs
Weareheretohelp!
Forinformationortechnicalsupport,pleasecontactus.
[email protected]
(386)256‐4910(TechnicalSupport)
(386)872‐7665(Sales)
www.co2meter.com
Address:
CO2Meter,Inc.
131BusinessCenterDrive
OrmondBeach,FL32174
USA
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