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Display Data Logger (DWE)
- DWE Quick Start Guide
- DWE Error Codes
- Find the MAC Address of a Device
- Turn HTTPS ON/OFF
About the DWE Quick Start Guide
- This article features an overview of the DWE components, a quick setup, and connecting the logger to the internet via Ethernet or Wi-Fi.
- Once the DWE logger is setup and connected to the internet, you can then register the device to DicksonOne so that you can review data online, configure alarms, and more.
What’s in the Box
DWE with Replaceable Sensor connected (your sensor may look different)
AC Power Adapter
Wall Mount Plates with Screws
USB Cable (1 per order and may not be included in the box)
Anatomy of the DWE
- Power button
- USB Port for flash drives
- Mini USB for connecting to computer
- Reset min/max button & transmit
- Replaceable sensor in sensor port
- Text area for registration and error codes
- Current reading
- Channel and variable
- Min/Max for displayed channel
- Ethernet port
- AC adapter port
- Plug the sensor into the port on the logger while pressing firmly until it clicks.
- Connect the power adapter to the logger and plug the device into a standard power outlet (international plug adapters are available).
- Press and hold the power button for 3 seconds until the device powers on, then release. The LED will flash green, then white. The logger’s sensor readings will begin to display, rotating through the measurements if more than one environmental condition is being measured.
- “Error 202” will appear at the the logger’s screen.
- The Error 202 message is indicating that the logger is not connected to your network. To connect the the logger to a network and register the device to DicksonOne, please follow the instructions below.
Connect Logger to the Internet via Ethernet
If you followed steps 1-3 above in “Device Setup” and the device is powered on, plug the ethernet cable into the device, and an active ethernet jack.
Once the logger is connected to the internet a 6-digit code will appear on the logger’s screen that can be used to register the device to DicksonOne.
When you connect the DWE logger to Wi-Fi, the logger will only use Wi-Fi, and will not use ethernet even if the device is still connected to an ethernet cable.
Connect Logger to the Internet via Wi-Fi
Go to Support > Network Configuration App on your DicksonOne account or go directly to https://www.dicksonone.com/network-configuration-app.
Download and install the appropriate version to your computer (either MacOS or Windows).
Open the application.
Connect the the USB cable to the mini-USB port on the DWE logger and connect the other end of the USB cable to an open port on your computer.
Make sure the logger is connected to the power source via the AC adapter and is powered on.
Click on Wi-Fi.
Wait a moment as your device will reboot so that it can switch from Ethernet to Wi-Fi mode.
Select your Wi-Fi Network and click Next.
Review, confirm, and select the appropriate Wi-Fi Settings and password, and then click Next.
Once your device finishes connecting to the network via Wi-Fi you will see check marks in each circle.
You can now register your DWE logger to your DicksonOne account using the 6-digit registration code displayed on the loggers screen or click Configure Another Instrument if you need to configure more loggers.
About DWE Error Codes
DWE Devices do not offer a Touchscreen Interface like the TWE/TWP, there are different ways we alert users by using error codes.
Error Codes Are Displayed On the Device
101 | No WiFi settings have been configured on this device
102 | The device is configured with WiFi, but is not connecting to the Access Point (AP)
103 | The device is connected to an Access Point (AP), but is not connected to the internet
201 | The device is connected to a switch, but is not connected to the internet
202 | The ethernet cable is connected, but the device is not connected to/seeing the switch
001 | USB is connected, but the device has disassociated from the PC
002 | No AC power detected that is required for attempted feature or function (does not include normal battery operation)
003 | Rechargeable battery not charging
004 | USB stick connected, but not readable because it isn’t formatted properly or otherwise unreadable
005 | USB stick connected, but cannot write to the stick
006 | Download to the USB stick has failed
007 | Firmware update has failed
008 | Internal clock battery is dead
009 | Multiple firmware files found
010 | No firmware found. Will clear upon reboot.
011 | Error flashing new firmware during update. Will clear upon reboot.
|Off||Normal State/No Activity|
|Blinking Green||Successful Transmission of Packet|
|Blink Green once and Blink Blue once||Successful Transmission of Packet with a DicksonOne configuration Change|
|Blink Green once and Bling Red once||Failed Transmission of Packet|
|Yellow Blinking until cleared||Error State|
|Solid Blue||Updating Firmware|
|Solid Red||Loading/reloading initializing or disconnect/reconnect|
|Solid Green||Booting Up|
About Finding the MAC Address of a Device
- Every DicksonOne device has its own unique Media Access Control (MAC) Address
- The MAC address can be found on the DicksonOne.com, as well as in the DicksonOne Connection Widget for DWE Devices, and on the interface of the TWE/TWP Devices
How to Find the MAC Address of a Device
Find the MAC Address on DicksonOne:
Go to DicksonOne.com > Click into a Device > Settings > Network
- At the bottom of the Network page, the MAC Address will be displayed
The MAC Address will only be displayed on DicksonOne after the device has been registered. If the device has not been registered to DicksonOne, please continue reading.
MAC Address for DWE via the Network Widget App:
Download the DicksonOne Connection Widget by going to DicksonOne.com > Support > Network Configuration App
- Open the Network Configuration App on your desktop computer
- Connect the DWE Device via USB cable
- Click on the ‘i’ on the top right-hand side of the screen
The Information screen will pop-up
- On the Connected Device Info, look for MAC Address
- Other useful information may be provided
- Click Close when finished and then x to close out the App
MAC Address for TWE/TWP on the Device Screen:
Interact with your TWE/TWP Device
- Click into the ‘i’ to view the Device Information page
- The MAC Address will be provided on the device along with other useful information
There are two different ways to locate your MAC address for a device. To review more information on DicksonOne, please visit DicksonOne How-to Articles.
How to Turn HTTPS ON/OFF
- If circumstances when IT Infrastructure may not be capable of supporting HTTPS, or any reason needed to manually switch over to HTTP port, this article will walk you through how to turn on and off HTTPS
- By default, HTTPS is ON for the Touchscreen device (TWE/TWP)
Touchscreen Device (TWE/TWP):
- On the Touchscreen Devises click on the WiFi Icon on the left of the interface
- Use HTTPS will be ON or OFF
- Click ON or OFF to turn On/OFF HTTPS
To turn HTTPS ON/OFF on a DWE, you will need to connect the Device to the Network Configuration App via USB plug on a computer
- In the Wi-Fi or Ethernet Settings click on Configure Advanced Settings
- Check the box to turn HTTPS ON or uncheck the box to turn HTTPS OFF
- Click Next
Click here to download the Network Configuration App
HTTPS can be set to be ON or OFF on your devices. Other settings can also be managed throughout DicksonOne as well as the devices themselves.