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Where are ION offline meter templates located and how can I access them?

Which ION meters have offline templates? Where can the offline meter templates be found? How can the offline templates be accessed using ION Setup 3.0? 

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ION7400, ION7X50, ION8600, ION8650, ION8800, PM8000
ION Setup 3.0 

ION Setup 3.0 - Offline Templates

Offline meter files provide the opportunity to open and edit a meter template for an ION meter without having to connect directly to a meter. Once an offline meter file is configured, the template can be saved.
This saved template can then be loaded onto an online ION meter.

The following ION meter templates are available for ION Setup 3.0:

The latest versions of offline templates can be downloaded from the following link: 

NOTE: Please choose the correct meter type and firmware version for your application. 

In order to access the offline file using ION Setup, first save the appropriate file from the link above to your computer.

Open ION Setup 3.0 in Power User Mode and select the check box next to "Single ION device configuration mode". This will provide you with an option to open a saved offline firmware to edit.

For additional instructions please reference the "Using Offline Programming" section (pages 52-54) of the ION Setup User Guide which can be accessed at the following link:

Also, if necessary refer to FA212374 for instructions on how to open ION Setup in Power User Mode if not prompted to open single device mode when launching ION Setup.
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