Category Archives: JBS AquaCalc Pro+

JBS AquaCalc Pro+ – Transfer Data

  1. Connect AquaCalc Pro+ to compter via USB cable and press On/Off
  2. Press 3 (Connections) and verify that Connection is set to USB
  3. Open AquaCalc DataLink3
  4. Press Download
  5. In Download Section Measurements dialogue box, select measurement to be downloaded (e.g., 776A080515)
  6. Under Choose a download location, press Choose and navigate to appropriate folder location (e.g., Q:\STATIONS\TL\776a\2015\Misc)
  7. Press Download Sections
  8. Verify transfer of .CSV file to appropriate file location (e.g., 776A080515_T__LIDDELL_T__LIDDELL_080515_0709.csv)
  9. To remove discharge measurement from Aquacalc Pro+, re-select section and press Delete Sections
  10. To rename tranferred file so that it follows the SiteMonthDayYear naming convention (e.g., 776a080515), right-click CSV file and select Rename
  11. Press Analyzer; MS Excel document opens
  12. Select Import and Edit Here tab, press Import AquaCalc Pro Output File, navigate to the newly transferred file and press Open
  13. Select Summary for Printing (5×8) tab, print first page and attach to front sheet from site visit



JBS AquaCalc Pro+ – Operate Equipment

  1. To turn unit on, press On/Off
  2. To start a new measurement, press the 2 (Sections) key
  3. Select a blank section by pressing appropriate numbered key
  4. Press the New softkey
  5. To enter new Site ID, press 1 (SID), enter name in SiteMonthDayYear format (e.g., 776a072015) and press Enter
  6. To change meter type, press 3 (Meter), select proper meter (default is Standard so make sure to switch to Pygmy, if applicable)
  7. Press Enter to get to beginning of measurement
  8. Water Edge appears on screen. Press (Distance) to input tagline distance at edge of water (usually right side) and press Enter
  9. Press New Vertical, input tagline stationing and press Enter
  10. Press 6 (Stream Depth), input depth reading and press Enter
  11. Set meter to 0.6 depth of vertical and press Measure on keypad (Time will start counting upwards and then reset after first revolution is recorded; Time will stop counting after first revolution beyond 40 seconds)
  12. Repeat steps 9 – 11 for each vertical along remainder of cross-section
  13. When finishing edge of water is reached, press New Vertical and then Enter
  14. Press Edge, which will automatically default depth to 0
  15. To save measurement, press Menu
  16. To turn unit off, press On/Off