Guardian Quickstart Guide

Guardian Quickstart Guide

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2. Setup and Configu ration It is easy to set up a Guardian network to verify basic unit operation and experiment with network designs and configurations . An Rx/Tx antenna is required for basic operation. Important: Use attenuation between all demo units to reduce the amount of signal strength in the test environment . Device Connections Refer to the following diagram for the proper device connections for basic operation. Field Programming Software The Guardian Field Programming Software (FPS) is the programming and diagnostic software for the Guardian serial radio modem. The FPS allows the user to edit and program user programmable settings, interactively tune modem and RF parameters, and monitor diagnostic data from the Guardian. IN S TALL ING THE FPS To use the FP S, you will need a PC with Windows 98 or later and at least one operational COM port available. Step 1 Open the .zip file and open the setup.exe application. After the application is extracted from the .zip file, the Guardian Programmer Setup window open s . Click Next . IN S TALL ING THE FPS (continued) Step 2 Setup shows the destination location where the Guardian FPS files will be installed. Click Next to continue . Step 3 Setup shows the program group in the Start Menu that will be created or to which the Guardian FPS will be added. Click Next to continue. Note: Accept the default installation location and program group unless there is reason to change them. Setup displays the destination and program group and provides the opportunity to go back to chang e either if necessary. Step 4 Click Install to begin installation. Setup displays the progress as files are extracted and installed and displays a window s i milar to the following when complete. When finished, click Finish to exit Setup . USING THE FPS Make sure all connections are made as shown in the Device Connections diagram and then power the Guardian. Step 1 Locate the CalAmp Utils program group (or if you named it differently during installation ) and select the Guardian a pplication. Step 2 From th e Guardian Programmer window, click Config in the upper left corner. This will open the User Configuration window and read configuration information from the device, auto - populating the Diagnostics section, and the RSSI bar will indicate received signal st rength. Step 3 C lick Link Configuration in the lower left corner of the User Configuration window. Set the RF Link , COM Port , and Modem Setting as required. Click Save Changes when finished. Your Guardian modem is now ready for use. For advanced netw ork settings, please refer to the G u ard i a n Serial Radio Modem User Manual (PN 001 - 5 00 6 - 0 0 0 ) provided, or our online support library at www.calamp.com .

1. Package Contents — Basic or Full - Duplex Unit If you ordered Guardian part number: Part Number Description 140 - 5016 - 500 VHF 136 - 174 MHz Guardian Basic Unit 140 - 5016 - 501 VHF 136 - 174 MHz Guardian Full - Duplex Unit 140 - 5026 - 500 VHF 215 - 240 MHz Guardian Basi c Unit 140 - 5026 - 501 VHF 215 - 240 MHz Guardian Full - Duplex Unit 140 - 5046 - 300 UHF 406.1 - 470 MHz Guardian Basic Unit 140 - 5046 - 301 UHF 406.1 - 470 MHz Guardian Full - Duplex Unit 140 - 5046 - 501 UHF 450 - 512 MHz Guardian Basic Unit 140 - 5046 - 501 UHF 450 - 512 MHz Gu ardian Full - Duplex Unit 140 - 5096 - 500 MAS 928 - 960 MHz Guardian Basic Unit 140 - 5096 - 501 MAS 928 - 960 MHz Guardian Full - Duplex Unit Your package contains: (1 ) Guardian Serial Modem (1 ) Power Cable (1 ) 8 - Pole Socket Connector Package Contents — Two - Piec e Kit If you ordered Guardian as part of a kit number: Part Number Description 2 50 - 5 016 - 500 VHF 136 - 174 MHz Guardian Demo Kit 250 - 5026 - 500 VHF 215 - 240 MHz Guardian Demo Kit 250 - 5046 - 300 UHF 406 - 470 MHz Guardian Demo Kit 2 50 - 50 46 - 5 0 0 UHF 450 - 512 MHz Gua rdian Demo Kit 2 50 - 50 96 - 500 MAS 928 - 960 MHz Guardian Demo Kit Your package contains: ( 2) Guardian Basic or Full - Duplex Serial Modem s ( 2 ) SMA - Male to BNC - Female Connector s (2) SMA - Female to BNC - Male Connector s (2) TNC - Male to BNC - Female Connector s (2) Mini Circuits 5 W 20 dB Attenuator s (2) Flex Rubber Duck Antenna s (VHF, UHF, or 900 MHz) (2) 120 VAC to 12 VDC Power Supply (1) 72 in. Serial Programming Cable ( 1 ) Start U p CD - ROM and Product Information Card M i nimum Requiremen t s Interface and config uration of this device requires a user PC with a n available serial COM port interface, Microsoft Windows 98 or newer, and a web browser. Technical Support For assistance with this product, contact CalAmp technical support. Email wngsupport@calamp.com Phon e 805 - 987 - 9000 Or visit the Support section of our website at http://www.calamp.com/support . Any changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance (in the country where us ed) could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment. CalAmp reserves the right to update its products, software, or documentation without obligation to notify any individual or entity. Product updates may result in differences between the informat ion provided and the product shipped. For access to the most current product documentation and application notes, visit www.calamp.com . UL Listed models only When operating at elevated temperature extremes, the surfa ce may exceed +70 Celsius. For user safety, the Fusion should be installed in a restricted access location. WARNING — EXPLOSION HAZARD, do not connect while circuit is live unless area is known to be non - hazardous. 1401 North Rice Avenue Oxnard, CA 93030 Tel: 1.805.987.9000 Fax: 1.805.987.8359 e mail: wngsupport@calamp.com ABOUT CALAMP CalAmp is a leading provider of wireless communic ations products that enable anytime/anywhere access to critical information, data and entertainment content. With comprehensive capabilities ranging from product design and development through volume production, CalAmp delivers cost - effective high quality solutions to a broad array of customers and end markets. CalAmp is the leading supplier of Direct Broadcast Satellite (DBS) outdoor customer premise equipment to the U.S. satellite television market. The Company also provides wireless data communication so lutions for the telemetry and asset tracking markets, private wireless networks, Interoperable Train Control (ITC) radio transceivers for use in railroad Positive Train Control (PTC) applications, public safety communications and critical infrastructure an d process control applications. For additional information, please visit the Company’s website at www.calamp.com . Quick Start Guide Guardian ™ SERIAL RADIO MODEM FOR LICENSED SPECTRUM © 201 1 - 2014 Cal Amp PN 004 - 50 0 6 - 000 Rev A Revised October 2014 All specifications are typical and subject to change without notice. CalAmp 1401 N Rice Avenue Oxnard, CA 93030 t: 805.987.9000 | f: 805.987.8359 www.calamp.com

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