USB Port

Direct communication PC <=> iMetos3.3 is possible with a standard USB/mini USB (see  picture 5).

USB driver must be installed in the PC and a terminal program is required (Silabs-CDC Installer). You will find the driver for all operative systems at:


For iMetos 3.3 Pessl Instruments has develop an specific terminal program named  “PI Firmware uploader” witch combines on site firmware updating capabilities with serial terminal connection to the iMetos3.3.

Via USB connection user can perform the following tasks on-site

1.      fully update the iMetos firmware

2.      check all sensors

3.      get report and events from the unit

4.      follow detailed communication process

5.      retrieve stored data in binary form

6.      from Firmware version 4.0 and later check network signal strength and unlock SIM card


A detailed description of USB communication is given in the section USB communication with PC.



Before installation and first connection to the board, you will also have to install Silabs-CDC drivers.

All needed software for Windows operative systems available at:


Created by system. Last Modification: Monday 24 of August, 2015 13:30:52 GMT by apessl.