Before you begin

For each unit you are going to install, make sure there is a power outlet or power strip nearby (within 6 feet or so). If not, use a power strip or extension cord to bring power over to your freezer. Be careful to place any power strips or extension cords such that they will not be tripped over, accidentally unplugged or turned off.

The link should be installed on the hinge-side of the freezer, so make sure that side is accessible.



Make sure you have any necessary PPE. (e.g. cold gloves)

Getting started

Unpack your link, mounting hardware, WiFi antenna and power supplies. Each freezer will need one of each. You'll also have one microUSB cable for each link, which are for used for wifi setup if necessary.

You will also need an USB RTD sensor (shown) with blue magnetic clip for each freezer.

Installation

First, screw on your wifi antenna as shown.

Power on the link by plugging in the power cable on the bottom of the device.

Attach the link to the side of the freezer. If the outside of your freezer is magnetic (most are) you can simply place the link on the freezer as shown, and the internal magnets will be sufficient to hold it in place.



You also have the option to use the Dual Lock mounting tape (left) or the wall-mount hardware (right).

Plug in the sensor (typically to USB port 'A', but your shipment will specify)

Then open the freezer door and thread the sensor through the gap on the hinge side.

Place the sensor on a magnetic surface inside the freezer (walls or shelves), probe pointing inward. If there are no magnetic surfaces, swap the blue magnetic clip for an adhesive-backed cable clip. Avoid probe contact with metal surfaces inside the freezer, as the metal surfaces will sometimes have more temperature variation than the air.

Place the sensor so that it won't accidentally be knocked out of the freezer.


Before closing the door, make sure the white sensor cable is coiled outside of the freezer (you don't want to crunch the entire cable in the door). Close the door, and then use the provided adhesive backed cable clips to contain the excess wiring.



You're all done with physical installation! Now you can proceed to WiFi setup or dashboard setup.

Tips

After plugging everything in, make sure the green light on the side of the link is on. This will tell you if the link is powered.

Remember that the very top of the freezer will be the warmest, and that the front of the freezer will see more temperature variation than the back when people open and close the door.

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