Configuring the Starcom Watchlock with the help of “Installer” software
Installer software is supplied by your hardware provider. To configure the device, please follow these steps:
- Install the Installer software on your PC
- Install the connection cable drivers for Watchlock device, you can find it in this link
- Connect the Watchlock device to a PC via cable, and run the Installer software
- In the new window, press Technical > Watchlock Parameters , to access the unit parameters, or right click on the taskbar at the top of the Installer application window and press Customize. Select Watchlock Parameters and drag/drop it into the taskbar.
You will see the Watchlock Parameters window. Please, configure the following parameters:
- Watchlock Unit number (6 digits, you can find it on the device, or on it’s box)
- In the “Network” tab, fill in the APN, APN login and APN password for your SIM-card. The APN settings are provided by your cellular operator with the SIM card you are using in the unit.
- Server settings, on which you have Routing Software: IP-address and port number; For navixy system they will be: IP 22.214.171.124, Port 6600
IMPORTANT – Even though you can see IP 126.96.36.199 showing above, you need to set up your device to IP 188.8.131.52, Port 6600 in order for it to work correctly with Navixy platform.
Then, please go to the Transmission Rates tab, and set the interval of GPS update (GPS peek) and the interval of regular tracking transmissions, which defines how often the unit will transmit its status (Transmission).
You can set the additional options on the “Hardware” tab. For example, you can turn on A-GPS usage.
Once all the necessary parameters are set, press the “Send” button to send the changes you made to the unit.
If you are planning to configure other units with the same parameters, you can save these settings as a *.mem file. Click the “Save” button in the Watchlock Parameters window, select the location where you want the configuration file to be saved on your computer, name the file and press “Save”.
Configuring new unit with saved configuration
To configure a new unit with the saved parameters, click the “Load” button in the Watchlock Parameters window, browse to the location where you saved the configuration file, select the file and press “Open”. Click the “Select All” button to select all the parameters and press the “Send” button to send the changes to the unit.