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Kimax Ii Extended

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Kimax Ii Extended

  1. 1. Installation- and Instruction manual Software version 1.3—2.56
  2. 2. Table of contents: 0. Introduktion 1. Daily use 2. Quick guide 3. Calibration 4. Configuration 5. Protecting your setup 6. Electrical installation 7. Air-sensor installation 8. SG Sensor installation 9. Optional sensors installation 10. OBC serial output 11. Accessories 12. Frequently asked questions 13. Technical specifications Basic safety rules: Before you start the installatation proce- Special attention should be given to poten- dure, make sure that the instruments has tial damaging factors such as e.g. hinging not suffered any damage during transport. point for tilting the cab. Note that the Kimax II instruments Once you have decided where the instru- must be installed and connected in ac- ment is to be mounted on the chassis, you cordance with the regulations valid have to consider the cable routing. Special for the vehicle and country in ques- attention should be given to tensile forces, tion. cuts and other factors that may damage the cables and hoses. The Kimax II instruments must be protected from gravel, water spray Connection of compressed air. from wheels and other factors that Before you carry out any installation may damage the instruments. work related to the air suspension, make sure that the suspension has We recommend to mount the instru- been brought to the lowest possible ments in a position where it is pro- position. tected from water jets and rinse wa- ter. Electrical connection Always disconnect the battery before Once you have decided where the instru- you perform any installation work on ment is to be mounted in the cabin, you the system of the vehicle. have to consider the cable routing. KIMAX 2 - Installation- and Instruction manual 2
  3. 3. How does it work The Kimax II on board scale is an axle weight of the individual axles. LEDs warns pressure meter that measures the pres- the driver in case of overweight. sure on the air suspension system to indi- cate the load on each axle for the entire A mechanical system on the vehicle main- vehicle. tain a fixed level of the chassis above the terrain through a level valve which add or The Kimax II has a 3-digit display indicat- subtract compressed air to the bellows in ing the actual weight of the vehicle or the relation to the actual load on the vehicle. MK II 12,0 10,0 Front 8,0 Rear Ton Lo - front 6,0 Hi - front 4,0 Lo - rear Hi - rear 2,0 0,0 1,00 2,00 3,00 4,00 5,00 6,00 7,00 8,00 9,00 Bar KIMAX 2 - Installation- and Instruction manual 3
  4. 4. Daily use When you turn on your Kimax II system, When you disconnect the trailer from your you get the total weight of the entire vehi- vehicle, the axle and load indications dis- cle in the 3-diget display measured in appear after a few seconds, as well as the Tons. displayed weight is reduced by the weight The active axle LEDs as well as the load of the trailer. LED are turn on. When a trailer is connected to your vehi- cle, the active axle LEDs and load LED on the trailer is turned on too. When you turn on the power for your Ki- max II, you read a 3-digit number in the display for about 3 seconds. The number tell you what software version you actually run in your instrument. Next read out is an indication of your de- gree of the protection of the setup and cali- bration of your instrument. A - L- indi- cates the instrument is protected agains changing the setup and calibration. By use of the Roll button and the +/- but- A short walk around on the buttons, shows tons, you can display the individual weight you the easy way of reading and printing of each axle, the load you are carrying and values from your Kimax II. the total weight of your vehicle. KIMAX 2 - Installation- and Instruction manual 4
  5. 5. When you press the Roll button once, the Kimax II display the actual weight of axle #1 and only the axle LED #1 is lit up. Pressing the + button once, change the axle LED to the next active axle on the right. In this case axle LED #2 is lit up and the display reads the ac- tual weight of axle #2. Pressing the + button once again, the axle LEDs changes to the next active axle, which are the boogie axle #3 and #4. The common weight of axle #3 and #4 is displayed. Pressing the + button once again, change the axle LED to the next active axle on the right, in this case axle #5, which is the 1. axle on the trailer. The belonging weight is read out on the display. Pressing the + button once again, the axle LED changes to the next active axle, which are the boogie axle #6 and #7. The common weight of axle #6 and #7 is displayed. Pressing + button once again return the display to #1 axle, pressing the - button returns the display to axle #5. Pressing the - button reverse the axle LED to the next active axle on the left, in this case axle #3 and #4. KIMAX 2 - Installation- and Instruction manual 5
  6. 6. When you press the Roll button in any of the single axle modes, you go to display the load on your vehicle. Press the + or - button, and you toggle between the load on your vehicle and the trailer. When no trailer is present, pressing the + or - button will not affect the displayed value. When you press the Roll button in any of the load modes, you go to display the to- tal weight of your vehicle. Press the + or - button, and you toggle between the total weight of your vehicle and the trailer. When no trailer is present, pressing the + or - button will not affect the displayed value. When you press the Roll button in any of the total weight modes, you go to display the load on your vehicle + trailer. If no trailer is present, pressing the Roll button return you to single axle mode. Pressing the Roll button once again re- turn you to the total weight of your vehi- cle + trailer Pressing the Enter button shortly, blank your display, - pressing Enter once again turn on your display KIMAX 2 - Installation- and Instruction manual 6
  7. 7. Main menu: Run Mode Light OFF > 5 sec PPP Print OAA Sub-menu VER CAL Sub-menu COF Sub-menu ALA Sub-menu OFF KIMAX 2 - Installation- and Instruction manual 7
  8. 8. Entering the Kimax II menu Through an easy to use menu, you have Further more you can read some addi- access to print out actual weight of your tional setup values on the display, helping vehicle on a printer. you understanding how your weighing sys- By pressing the Enter button for 5 seconds, you open up the menu in your Kimax II, - while you are in menus, the LED next to the Enter button lit up. Through pressing Roll one or more times, when you are in menu mode, you can scroll through the following sub-menus. PPP - print-out In the first position you meet the printing menu, - press the Enter button once again shortly and you get a printed copy of your actual load. The Kimax II leaves the menu and returns to normal read out. OAA - diagnostic menu Press Enter shortly and you get a relative value, ranging from 0,5% to 99,5%, dis- playing the actual load on your 1. axle. In this position you can rotate between your active axles #1 to #8 by pressing + or - . You leave the OAA menu by pressing Enter shortly. VER - software version Press Enter shortly and you get a 3 digit code for your currently software version in the Kimax instrument. CAL - calibration Press Enter shortly and you get access to the LO - HI - ADL - ADH - OFF sub- menus. Rotate between readings by pressing Roll. Press Enter once again when LO / HI / ADL / ADH is displayed and you get a 3- digit value, which has been given in during calibration of your system. In this position you can rotate between your active axles #1 up to #8 by pressing Roll. You leave actual menu by pressing Enter shortly, rotate by Roll to OFF and press Enter once again. KIMAX 2 - Installation- and Instruction manual 8
  9. 9. COF - configuration Press Enter shortly and you get access to the configuration menu CF - HFA - ID - OFF submenu. Rotate between readings by pressing Roll. Press Enter once again when CF / HFA / ID is displayed. CF - configuration Press Enter once again in the CF menu, Ki- max II displays which axle LEDs are asigned to which input. You can rotate be- tween your active axles #1 to #8 by press- ing Roll. You leave the CF menu by press- ing Enter shortly. HFA - configuration Press Enter once and the Kimax 2 displays the HFA setting: 000, 010, 020 or 030. Change this setting by pressing either + or - button. Leave the HFA menu by pressing Enter shortly. ID - configuration Press Enter once and the Kimax 2 displays the ID setting: 000—255. Change this set- ting by pressing either + or - button. Leave the ID menu by pressing Enter shortly. ALA - alarms Press Enter shortly and you get access to the A1 - A2 - OFF sub-menus. Rotate between readings by pressing Roll. Press Enter once again when A1 is dis- played and you get a 3-digit value and one or more of the axle LEDs will be lit. By pressing either + or - you can change the value. If the Kimax 2 exceeds this value for the chosen axle the axle LEDs will flash. By pressing the roll button the display reads the value for axle LED number 2, which can be altered like axle LED number 1. You leave actual submenu by pressing Enter shortly, rotate by Roll to A2. Press Enter shortly and the Kimax 2 displays a 3-digit value, change this value by pressing either + or –. If the Kimax 2 exceeds this value a relay will activate. You leave actual sub- menu by pressing Enter shortly, rotate by Roll to OFF and press Enter once again. OFF - leave menu KIMAX 2 - Installation- and Instruction manual 9
  10. 10. Calibration Before you can use your Kimax system it LO and HI calibration has to be carried need to be calibrated, this means you link out on all axles or axle groups. an actual unloaded weight of an axle to- gether with a LO reading on this axle, - The actual weight of each axle on your ve- and you link a loaded weight of an axle hicle has to be measured on a weighing together with a HI reading on this axle. bridge. LO weighing For calibration of the LO values on each individual axle, you have to weigh a unloaded vehicle in the following positions on a weighing bridge, showed in the table. The table is showing a example for a 3 axle vehicle. LO Position Position Position Axle #1 Axle #1 + 2 Axle #1 + 2 + 3 Weighing bridge 3,1 T 5,2 T 7,2 T Reading Axle 1: Axle 1: Axle 1: 3,1 T 3,1 T 3,1 T Axle 1 LO weight value Type here the LO weight value for Type here the LO weight value for Axle 1 Axle 1 = Weighing bridge Axle #1 axle 1 axle 1 Axle 2: Axle 2: 2,1 T 2,1 T Axle 2 LO value. To find the LO value for Axle 2 Axle 2 (Weighing bridge Axle #1+2) - Axle 1 = Axle 2 Type here the LO weight value for axle 2 Axle 3: 2,0 T Axle 3 LO value. To find the LO value for Axle 3 Axle 3 (Weighing bridge axle #1+2+3) - (Axle 1 + Axle 2) = Axle 3 The measured values for the axles must be given in right away in the Kimax instrument while the vehicle is carrying the actual measured weight. KIMAX 2 - Installation- and Instruction manual 10
  11. 11. Access menu CAL Main Menu Change to the Change to the Access menu next Axle LED next Axle LED Axle 1 Axle quot;nquot; LO Value 1<n<8 Adjust Adjust Low Cal Low Cal S weight S weight Change setting Leave menu Change setting Leave menu Change to the Change to the next Axle LED next Axle LED Entering Menu and saving LO Weight values for each Axles. HI Press enter for 5 sec. PPP is showed, Press the Roll—Button until CAL i showed, Press Enter. LO is showed, Press Enter Change the value if needed, shift between the Axle with Roll-button, press S to save the new value. When done press Enter. ADL ADH OFF CAL Main Menu Leave menu KIMAX 2 - Installation- and Instruction manual 11
  12. 12. HI weighing For calibration of the HI values on each individual axle, you have to weigh a loaded vehicle in the following positions on a weighing bridge, showed in the table. The table is showing a example for a 3 axle vehicle. HI Position Position Position Axle #1 Axle #1 + 2 Axle #1 + 2 + 3 Weighing Bridge 3,6 T 6,7 T 9,7 T Reading Axle 1: Axle 1: Axle 1: 3,6 T 3,6 T 3,6 T Axle 1 HI weight value Type here the HI weight value for Type here the HI weight value for Axle 1 Axle 1 = Weighing bridge Axle #1 axle 1 axle 1 Axle 2: Axle 2: 3,1 T 3,1 T Axle 2 HI value. To find the HI value for Axle 2 Axle 2 (Weighing bridge Axle #1 + 2) - Axle 1 = Axle 2 Type here the HI weight value for axle 2 Axle 3: 3,0 T Axle 3 HI value. To find the HI value for Axle 3 Axle 3 (Weighing bridge Axle #1+2+3) - (Axle 1 + Axle 2) = Axle 3 The measured values for the axles must be given in right away in the Kimax instrument while the vehicle is carrying the actual measured weight. KIMAX 2 - Installation- and Instruction manual 12
  13. 13. Access menu CAL Main Menu Entering Menu and saving HI Weight values for each Axles LO Press enter for 5 sec. PPP is showed, Press the Roll—Button until CAL i showed, Press Enter. LO is showed, Press the Roll—Button until HI i showed Press Enter Change the value if needed, shift between the Axle with Roll-button, press S to save the new value. When done press Enter. Change to the Change to the next Axle LED next Axle LED Axle 1 Axle quot;nquot; HI Value 1<n<8 Adjust Adjust High Cal High Cal S weight S weight Save Value Leave menu Save Value Leave menu ADL Change to the Change to the next Axle LED next Axle LED ADH OFF CAL Main Menu Leave menu KIMAX 2 - Installation- and Instruction manual 13
  14. 14. Communication setup Configuration is a one time customizing of working on a truck or on a trailer. your Kimax II instrument making it spe- The Kimax II Universial display unit you cific for your vehicle. This has to be done can set up with either the HFA menu or to make the system work proberly. with the BCD rotary switch. Through the HFA menu you can set up Through the COF menu you can assign your Kimax II radio panel up for either a certain axle LEDs to each of the 8 ana- display with or without sensors. logue channels. Through the BCD rotary switch you can The factory setting for the instruments is set up your Kimax II Sensorbox up for that each channel lights up one LED. Example 1: You own a 3 axle truck with air suspension as shown in scenario 1. In this example you do not have to change a thing. Factory setting is HFA 0.10 and channel 1 lights up Axle-LED 1, channel 2 lights up Axle-LED 3 and channel 3 lights up Axle-LED 4. Example 2: change a thing in the MMS instrument. You own a 3 axle truck with air suspension and a 3 axle trailer also with air suspen- When you change the HFA setting in the sion. You would like to be able to read out SL2 instrument to HFA 0.30 you also have the load on your trailer outside the cabin to change the Axle-LED settings. and therefore you have decided to buy in- struments like scenario 3. The instruments will look like this after As in example 1 you do not have to HFA change: Enter the CF-submenu and and press the to change its setting. Press either + or - to roll button until the display reads 4. Now make Axle-LED 7 on the trailer flash and Axle-LED 1 will be lit press either + or - press S to change its setting. button to make the Axle-LED flash. When the Axle-LED flashes you can change its Press the roll button and the display now setting by pressing S-button, now the in- reads 6 and Axle-LED 4 will be lit. Press strument only reads 4 in the display. Press either + og - to make it flash and press S either + or - to make the first Axle-LED of to change its setting. Press either + or - to the trailer flash and press S to change its make Axle-LED 8 on the trailer flash and setting. press S to change its setting. Press the roll button and the display now Now leave the menu and the instruments reads 5 and Axle-LED 3 will be lit. Press should look like this either + og - to make it flash and press S KIMAX 2 - Installation- and Instruction manual 14
  15. 15. Find your combination of instruments be- SL1 is a slave instrument, it only works low. proberly when a MUS is also installed on the vehicle. MUS is a master instrument without sen- sors. SL2 is a slave instrument MMS is a master instrument with sensors. Scenario 1 MMS Optional Scenario 2 MMS SL2 Scenario 3 MMS SL2 Scenario 4 MUS SL1 SL2 Scenario 5 MUS SL1 SL2 Scenario 6 MUS SL1 SL2 Scenario 7 MUS SL1 SL2 Setup MUS MMS SL1 SL2 (Optional) Scenario 1 HFA 0.10 Scenario 2 HFA 0.10 BCD 2 Scenario 3 HFA 0.10 HFA 0.30 or BCD 2 Scenario 4 HFA 0.00 BCD 1 BCD 2 Scenario 5 HFA 0.00 HFA 0.20 or BCD 1 BCD 2 Scenario 6 HFA 0.00 BCD 1 HFA 0.30 or BCD 2 Scenario 7 HFA 0.00 HFA 0.20 or BCD 1 HFA 0.30 or BCD 2 Once you have made the communication setup you are ready to customize the instrument(s) to your vehicle. This has to be done in order to make the system work proberly. KIMAX 2 - Installation- and Instruction manual 15
  16. 16. Configuration menu Access menu COF Main Menu Change to the Change to the Access menu next Axle LED next Axle LED Axle LED Channel quot;nquot; CF Channel 1 1<n<8 Adjust Adjust Axle LED Axle LED S flash S flash Change setting Leave menu Change setting Leave menu Change to the Change to the next Axle LED next Axle LED Access menu HFA HFA setting Adjust HFA S setting Change setting Leave menu This menu is only visible if the instrument is either HFA 0.00 or HFA 0.10 Access menu ID ID setting Adjust ID S setting Change setting Leave menu OFF COF Main Menu Leave menu KIMAX 2 - Installation- and Instruction manual 16
  17. 17. How to set up HFA and the BCD rotary switch Enter the HFA-menu to make sure the set- ting is correct otherwise adjust it. Access menu Enter the menu and adjust the setting, re- HFA member to save the setting by pressing S. HFA setting To change the BCD rotary switch you must turn off the power and unscrew the front of Adjust the Kimax 2 instrument. Locate the BCD rotary switch on the printed circuit board and change the setting. Screw the front back on and turn the power on. HFA S setting Change setting Leave menu When you have finished setting up these settings you must continue to the next part “Setting up the LEDs” Setting up the Axle-LEDs Enter the CF-menu to assign LED’s to the ton. Change to the next input by pressing individual inputs: the roll-button. When the LED is flashing you can change its settings by pressing the S-button, to You can assign several LEDs to one input make a LED flash press either + or – but- but you cannot assign one LED to two or Change to the Change to the Access menu next Axle LED next Axle LED Axle LED Channel quot;nquot; CF Channel 1 1<n<8 Adjust Adjust Axle LED Axle LED S flash S flash Change setting Leave menu Change setting Leave menu Change to the Change to the next Axle LED next Axle LED KIMAX 2 - Installation- and Instruction manual 17
  18. 18. Protecting your calibration and configuration KIMAX 2 - Installation- and Instruction manual 18
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  20. 20. Electrical installation Electrical connection For connecting cables use crimp connec- Always disconnect the battery before you tors or another approved method. Avoid perform any installation work on the sys- short-circuting the system by faulty con- tem of the vehicle. nections or Squeezed cables. Do not route the cables next to ignition cables or other cables carrying large cur- Fasten the cables at suitable intervals. rent. Make sure that the cables are not exposed Make sure all Kimax II instruments are to tensile or shearing forces. Protect the protected by use of fuses in supply cables. cables with rubber grommet if you route the cables through holes. Above you can see a clasic installation on The sensor box on the trailer is calibrated a Truck—trailer combination. together with the bellows and the actual weight of the trailer. Normally you can use the left side indica- tion light cable for supply and and commu- In this way you can swap from one trailer nication between the truck and trailer in- to another trailer and you still can read the struments. actual weight of the entire vehicle on the The radio panel instrument is calibrated radio panel display (both trailers have to together with the bellows and the actual be equipped with a Kimax sensor box). weight of the truck. Simply interrupt the connection from fuse to indicator light bus, and connect the Ki- max DC filter as indicated. Black supply– and green communication wire has to be connected to the ”light” side of the DC filter. Brown supply– and white communication wire has to be connected to ground/chassis. KIMAX 2 - Installation- and Instruction manual 20
  21. 21. When you are installing the KIMAX 2 on a single vehicle without trailer, you don’t need the DC filter, just connect the brown cable for ground and the black for +24 V from the fuse. KIMAX 2 - Installation- and Instruction manual 21
  22. 22. Air-sensor installation Connection of compressed air. heating sources that may lead to the per- Before you carry out any installation work missible temperature being exceeded. related to the air suspension, make sure that the suspension has been brought to Avoid damages from gravel, friction and the lowest possible position and all com- contact with sharp edges. pressed air are released. Avoid excessive tension of the hoses. It is important to install the hoses in such a way that they are not affected by other Make sure that the smallest bending ra- components. The hoses must be fixed at dius is not exceeded. suitable intervals Make sure there is no leakage at the fit- Route the hoses in such a way that they tings, it will affect the accuracy of the are not exposed to exhaust heat and other measurement. First of all you have to identify the supply In all cases you get the best accuracy and hoses for the bellows. the fasted response, when you use Kimax II Instruments with double air-inlet for Depending on the layout of your vehicle each axle. you can have one or two bellows each side on each axle. In cases of steering axles or rear axles with common air circuit you can use a sin- Your air suspension system can be devi- gle input Kimax II instrument due to save ated in a left-hand side and a right-hand cost in installation and investment. side with individual air circuits and individ- ual level controlling valves due to minimiz- In case of lift-axle you don’t measure on ing rolling. the air-circuit for the lift-axle. Suspension systems for single air-inlets Suspension systems for double air-inlets measurement. measurement. KIMAX 2 - Installation- and Instruction manual 22
  23. 23. Cut the supply hose between the level- The throttles protect the pressure sensors valve and the bellow, assemble the hose in the Kimax II instruments against burst- again by using a T-piece. pressure. Further more the throttles pro- tect the air circuit against unexpected Connect the instrument to the air bellows leakage when one of the 6 mm hoses has by means of an approved Ø6 x 1 mm poly- a damage. urethane hose. Unexpected loss of compressed air may A throttle has to be put in every 6 mm affect your breaking and steering capabil- hose at the T-piece end. ity. KIMAX 2 - Installation- and Instruction manual 23
  24. 24. Air-sensor installation When you suspension system is deviated right side, you can connect a KIMAX in- in a left hand side and in a right hand side strument by using the below fitting. by use of a level control in both left and KIMAX 2 - Installation- and Instruction manual 24
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  26. 26. SG-sensor installation Front axle installation Second you clean the axle surface with a On vehicles with steel spring suspension oil removing chemical. (parable springs or leave springs) e.g. on front axles, we recommend SG sensors. The optimal position for fitting the SG sen- sor is on the top of the centreline in the The SG sensor sense the bending of the middle of the axle, as indicated on the front axle caused by loading the vehicle. drawing below. The SG sensor has to be glued on the front You have to remove paint and corrosion axle in order to read the bending of the protecting materials on the axle in an area front axle (more precise—to read the at least with the dimension as describe on strain in the front axle). the below drawing. This area has to be plain, dry and clean. Gluing the front axle need a lot of care when it is carried out. The easiest way to make the surface plain is to use a grinding machine with emery Both the SG sensor and the front axle paper first grain 80-120 later grain 180— needs to be at 20 °C at least, not only on 220. the surface of the axle, but the entire axle needs to be at 20 °C ! - Typically it means All dust from grinding the front axle, has the vehicle need to stay in the workshop to be remove by washing the grinded area one night over before you start the gluing with cleaning solvent and white cleaning process. paper. You have to continue the wiping process until you don't pick up any dirt by The surface of the front axle, where you using white cleaning paper. are going to fit the SG sensor needs to be really clean and free of any dust, oil and The SG sensor itself has to be grinded grease. slightly by emery paper grain 220 and wiped off with cleaning solvent and clean- Cleaning: ing paper on the 12 x 18 mm pad on the The very best way to clean the axle from bottom side immediately before glueing dust and great spot of oil, is to start wash the sensor to the axle. it with warm water and soap. KIMAX 2 - Installation- and Instruction manual 26
  27. 27. Gluing: After curing the SG sensor attach fix the Apply a tiny drip of Z70 on the 12 x 18 flex tube shielding of the cables to the axle mm pad on the bottom side of the SG sen- by mean of some cable strips. sor and put it immediately in position upon the axle and press it with your thumb for 2 Now you are ready for connecting and minutes until the glue has cured. testing the SG sensor. The position of the SG sensor has to bee like the drawing below. Testing: cally a reading in the range 5.00 to 15.0 Connect the SG sensor to the KIMAX 2 in- which is a relative value, ranging up to strument through the SG extension cable 99.9 %. according to the below circuit diagram. You get a waterproof junction when you Load the axle (when testing a front axle connect the SG sensor and the SG exten- let some people enter the cabin 4 adults ~ sion with the “mellemstykke”. 300 kg) and you read an increasing OAA value—100 kg ~ 0,1 % increasing OAA Turn on the KIMAX 2 instrument and go value. for the OAA reading for the relevant axle (in most cases the front axle) you get typi- KIMAX 2 - Installation- and Instruction manual 27
  28. 28. Electrical installation SG sensor Protecting the SG sensor KIMAX 2 - Installation- and Instruction manual 28
  29. 29. Testing: Connect KIMAX 2 - Installation- and Instruction manual 29
  30. 30. Optional sensor installation Hydraulic sensors KIMAX 2 - Installation- and Instruction manual 30
  31. 31. Analog sensors KIMAX 2 - Installation- and Instruction manual 31
  32. 32. OBC serial output The Kimax II radio panel offer you a RS- and you can read the broadcasted values as nu- 232 serial output, displaying the measured meric characters. values you can read on the display. You need to set up your GPRS or FM200 for The string of data is broadcasted every 3 receiving on the above parameters too. second and can be picked up by a GPRS unit or f.eks a FM 200 unit. Due to retransmit the Kimax values through your GPRS unit, or receive the data in a FM200, you can set up a mask: For test you can set up a ”HyperTerminal” on your labtop with the below parameters, “UUUUww ..... SSS” framing 10 x 3 digits. Bit pr sec 9.600 When you want to retransmit the total weight of Data bit 8 the truck and the trailer, you need to pick up digit Parity N 10+11+12 for the truck and digit 25+26+27 for Stopbit 1 the trailer. Flowcontrol N Protocol: UUUUww111222333777999444555666888AAASSS SSS end of message AAA value for payload trailer 888 value for total weight of trailer 666 value for axle #6 555 value for axle #5 444 value for axle #4 999 value for payload truck 777 value for total weight truck 333 value for axle #3 222 value for axle #2 111 value for axle #1 UUUUww start of message Connection diagram for On Board Computer signals: KIMAX 2 - Installation- and Instruction manual 32
  33. 33. Printer serial output The Kimax II radio panel offer you a RS- You need to set up your printer for receiving on 232 serial output, for printers. the above parameters too. The string of data is broadcasted every Most common printer with serial input can be time you access the printer function in the used with Kimax II. menu. For test you can set up a ”HyperTerminal” on your labtop with the below parameters, Bit pr sec 4.800 Data bit 8 Parity N Stopbit 1 Flowcontrol N and you can read the broadcasted values as nu- meric characters. Connection diagram for serial printer: Alarms Kimax II offer you two different alarm lev- The A2 output has a 10 K pull up resistor els. and is diode protected. The load of A2 out- put is limited to 200 mA DC. A1 which is an individual alarm level for each axle, when the A1 level is exceeded, Typical external alarms are warning lamps the associated axle diode starts flashing. mounted in a way they are visible from outside the vehicle. You need a lamp on A2 is an external vehicle alarm. When the the truck and a lamp on the trailer. A2 level is exceeded the output on the yel- low wire is switched to ground through a The A2 alarm output can be connected to NPN open collector output. a DTCO for counting when and for how long time you exceed the A2 level. KIMAX 2 - Installation- and Instruction manual 33
  34. 34. Connection diagram for external alarms and DTCO: Accessories Portable wireless terminal KIMAX 2 - Installation- and Instruction manual 34
  35. 35. Wireless terminal for PC Tools you can need for proper installation: Hose cutting knive STWS part nr Gluing Set STWS part nr Cable strips 6 mm Polyurethane (PA) hose T-pjece 8—6—8 mm Elbove 6 mm T-piece 6—6—6 mm 4 mm throttles for 6 mm PA hose KIMAX 2 - Installation- and Instruction manual 35
  36. 36. Frequently Asked Questions: KIMAX 2 - Installation- and Instruction manual 36
  37. 37. How to build in: KIMAX 2 - Installation- and Instruction manual 37
  38. 38. Alarm output max 200 mA DC Max visning i display 320 Tons General Technical specifications: Supply voltage 10 ... 30 Volt direct current Current consumption max. 90 mA (with relay ac- tive) Alarm output Normally open NPN open collector Display Three-digits 7-segment LED, Number height 20.3 mm Accuracy ±2 % of maximum load at 0 °C - +50 °C Air connection Quick release connection with T-fitting to pneumatic system; Outer diameter of air line 6 mm Maximum pressure 225 psi (15.5 bar) Operating pressure range 0 to 150 psi (0 to 10.5 bar) Operating temperature -25 °C...+70 °C Storage temperature -40 °C...+70 °C Dimensions (radio panel) Dimensions (sensor box) 180 x 133 x 60 mm Weight (radio panel) Approx. 650 g Weight (sensor box) approx. 1.000 g Approvals e1 Kimax I and Kimax II are a series of high quality well proven on board scales for use on trucks, buses and loading equipment. Distributed by: Doc No 10.104 ver 0 KIMAX 1 & KIMAX 2 are registered trademarks owned by Sense-Tech Weighing Systems 38

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