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SUNACom

The Satlantic SUNA Nitrate sensor is complemented by SUNACom, a graphical software application available for Windows and Mac. SUNACom makes SUNA set up, SUNA operation and in-field calibration updates easy and robust.

SUNACom Features

The Satlantic SUNA Nitrate sensor is complemented by SUNACom, a graphical software application available for Windows and Mac that makes SUNA set up, SUNA operation and in-field calibration updates easy and robust.

SUNACom software makes it easy to:

  • Configure any SUNA setting and control SUNA operating mode.
  • Update SUNA calibration with step-by-step calibration wizard, including PDF calibration reports, calibration file comparison utility, and calibration file upload.
  • Graphically plot processed and/or raw SUNA data in real time or via file playback. View nitrate and ancillary time series and navigate sequenced absorbance plots and UV spectra.
  • Re-process previously logged SUNA data files. Experiment with different processing parameters and calibration files to re-calculate nitrate values.
  • Define custom meta-data fields to better organize logged SUNA data.
  • Convert raw or processed SUNA data to calibrated comma separated values suitable for import to spreadsheets and database.

Please see the release notes for a complete list of features and improvements and refer to the SUNA User Manual for more information.

SUNACom 3.0.8

March 14, 2014

SUNACom 3 software is compatible with SUNA V2 and Deep SUNA. For a complete list of SUNACom 3 fixes and features in this release, please refer to the release notes.

For any older, first-generation SUNA produced prior to January 2013, please download the legacy SUNACom 2.2 software for Windows or Mac.

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Release Summary: SUNACom 3.0.8
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SUNACom 3.0.8 is an upgrade to SUNACom 3.0.7

** Defect
    * [M20141808-43] - SUNAcom - Raw Data Conversion option causes Java Exception 

** Improvement
    * [M20141808-37] - SUNACom - Mac: Installer must not have "custom" and "specific disk" options.

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Release Summary: SUNACom 3.0.7
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SUNACom 3.0.7 is an upgrade to SUNACom 3.0.6

** Defect
    * [M20141808-24] - SUNACom - File reprocessing puts program into locked state.
    * [M20141808-26] - SUNACom - Keep Awake commands interferes with file transfers
    * [M20141808-30] - SUNACom - Multiple NAKs sent to SUNA when starting to receive a file
    * [M20141808-32] - SUNACom - Mac: Missing user manual after 'Install for me only'
    * [M20141808-33] - SUNACom - Mac: JVM option not set can cause heap OutOfMemory exception
    * [M20141808-34] - SUNACom - The decimal places convert raw data option default is not valid
    * [M20141808-35] - SUNACom - Raw data conversion always creates a separate log files per frame definition.

** Improvement
    * [M20141808-21] - SUNACom - Selecting SDI-12 operational mode needs dialog to warn and option to restart
    * [M20141808-25] - SUNACom - Improve File Chooser Filters for Replay and Convert features 

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Release Summary: SUNACom 3.0.6
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SUNACom 3.0.6 is an upgrade to SUNACom 3.0.5

** Defect
    * [2013-230-225] - SUNACom - During DIW update a Concurrent Modification Exception can occurr
    * [2013-230-233] - SUNACom - Fresh Water nitrate processing fails when absorbance threshold is exceeded
    * [2013-230-238] - SUNACom - Time Series Graph does not update when replaying a data file multiple times
    * [2013-230-239] - SUNACom - The Spectrum Graph slider major tick marks are not updated for large number of frames
    * [2013-230-240] - SUNACom - Change "Convert Binary Data" menu item to "Convert Raw Data"

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Release Summary: SUNACom 3.0.5
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SUNACom 3.0.5 is an upgrade to SUNACom 3.0.4

** Defect
    * [2013-230-203] - SUNACom - New cal file & cal report fail to open when view checkboxes checked.

** Improvement
    * [2013-230-202] - SUNACom - MAC OSX  - UI fine tuning
    * [2013-230-212] - SUNACom - Update the embedded firmware file to most recent version

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Release Summary: SUNACom 3.0.4
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SUNACom 3.0.4 is an upgrade to SUNACom 3.0.3

** Defect
    * [2013-230-46] - SUNACom - Nitrate processing is terminated on insufficient wavelengths error
    * [2013-230-60] - SUNACom - The Acquisition toggle button does not untoggle when starting an acquisition is canceled
    * [2013-230-68] - SUNACom - The Nitrate Processing time values must be displayed using UTC time zone
    * [2013-230-81] - SUNACom - DIW update creates reference spectrum with only 226 wavelengths
    * [2013-230-82] - SUNACom - Nitrate Processsing creates Date and Time sensor values for local Time Zone 
    * [2013-230-85] - SUNACom - Output directory for calibration wizard does not check if it exists
    * [2013-230-110] - SUNACom - Reprocessing Temp-Salinity data UTC time-stamp values parsed into local time zone
    * [2013-230-114] - SUNACom - Data Reprocessing - Nitrate TimeSeries range axis does not autorange
    * [2013-230-160] - SUNACom - Convert Binary to ASCII feature outputs time since Unix Epoch
    * [2013-230-161] - SUNACom - Calibration File Upload - Error on long file names
    * [2013-230-162] - SUNACom - APF Frame Conversion hangs when multiple files selected
    * [2013-230-172] - SUNACom - Download file from SUNA when connected at 9600 baud fails
    * [2013-230-199] - SUNACom - No context help for Calibration Wizard
    * [2010-401-1089] - SUNACom - The SUNA setting "msgfsize" range of valid values does not include zero
    * [2010-401-1090] - SUNACom - The Frame Format "NONE" is missing from both the Transmitted and Logging combo box
    * [2010-401-1093] - SUNACom - The estimated frame rate for APF Format does not use the frame length
    * [2010-401-1099] - SUNACom - Installer creates a shortcut for the V2 SUNA Sensor Manual
    * [2010-401-1103] - SUNACom - The Ancillary class uses the wrong method for checking the firmware revision
    * [2010-401-1107] - SUNACom - The File Manager displays an error dialog when the EVAL directory does not exist 

** Improvement
    * [2013-230-57] - SUNACom - Change Mode Action messages from info to debug in SharedCommonUI
    * [2013-230-78] - SUNACom - Check for Wavelength Mismatch should be moved to entering setup mode 
    * [2013-230-93] - SUNACom - Add the Maximum Wakeup Attempts setting to Preferences
    * [2013-230-111] - SUNACom - Add RMSe calculation to data processing for output in SATNPRO data frame
    * [2013-230-143] - SUNACom - Warn (non-blocking) if lamp temperature approaches cutoff
    * [2013-230-155] - SUNACom - Capture complete SUNA configuration in summary report
    * [2013-230-176] - SUNACom - Reprocessed Nitrate Viewer's Absorbance chart should use default background colour
    * [2013-230-197] - SUNACom - Add a Calibration Type panel to the Nitrate Processing Settings panel 
    * [2010-401-1084] - SUNACom - Mac OSX support - Tweak UI for the Mac
    * [2010-401-1102] - SUNACom - Send "$" to a SUNA periodically to prevent losing connection.
    * [2010-401-1109] - SUNACom - Use the Netbeans Options dialog for Preferences

** New Feature
    * [2013-230-47] - SUNACom - Add option to UI to allow processing data frames with bad checksums
    * [2013-230-93] - SUNACom - Add the Maximum Wakeup Attempts setting to Preferences
    * [2013-230-111] - SUNACom - Add RMSe calculation to data processing for output in SATNPRO data frame
    * [2013-230-175] - SUNACom - Add support for fresh water high-nitrate correction processing

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Release Summary: SUNACom 3.0.3
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SUNACom 3.0.3 is an upgrade to SUNACom 3.0.2

** Defect
    * [2010-401-1031] - SUNACom - Reprocessing fails with Fresh Water Calibration file and Sea Water processing
    * [2010-401-1032] - SUNACom - Default value for Adaptive Integration should be ON
    * [2010-401-1040] - SUNACom - Nitrate Reprocessing Dashboard Title
    * [2010-401-1041] - SUNACom - Reprocessing Dashboard Checkbox Reset / Wavelength Range Label
    * [2010-401-1043] - SUNACom - The Reprocessed Total Absorbance Graph has one extra plot
    * [2010-401-1044] - SUNACom - Wrong label on Time Series X-Axis when using local time.
    * [2010-401-1045] - SUNACom - FileTransfer dialog displays wrong times for V2 SUNA instrument files
    * [2010-401-1047] - SUNACom - Convert Binary to ASCII - Header is missing units for DATETAG and TIMETAG2
    * [2010-401-1048] - SUNACom - Reprocessing Dashboard horizontal scrollbar problem
    * [2010-401-1049] - SUNACom - Reprocessing Dashboard's process button disabled after batch processing
    * [2010-401-1050] - SUNACom - The Upgrade Calibration wizard does not prevent upload of an existing calibration file
    * [2010-401-1051] - SUNACom - Next button in Calibration Wizard enables too soon
    * [2010-401-1052] - SUNACom - Reprocessing a large number of data files causes OutOfMemoryError exception
    * [2010-401-1054] - SUNACom - General Settings Panel - Internal Logging
    * [2010-401-1067] - SUNACom - Start Logging error related to Log File Header prompting
    * [2010-401-1078] - SUNACom - Poll Timeout value set to zero causes Illegal argument exception

** Improvement
    * [2010-401-1034] - SUNACom - The label for Integration Period to stay static
    * [2010-401-1035] - SUNACom - Wait cursor is needed while acquisition is being stopped
    * [2010-401-1038] - SUNACom - The default value for "Default Baud Rate" in Preferences should match the settings default baud rate
    * [2010-401-1039] - SUNACom - Close the Nitrate Processing Dashboard when connected to SUNA without a package file
    * [2010-401-1057] - SUNACom - The Processed Nitrate Time Series Graph should use cross-hair to display values
    * [2010-401-1058] - SUNACom - The Nitrate Processing "single output" file name should include instrument identifier
    * [2010-401-1062] - SUNACom - The "Stop Processing" button should stop ingesting the current data file
    * [2010-401-1065] - SUNACom - Remove using a PipeSource for the Update Calibration acquisition.
    * [2010-401-1070] - SUNACom - Serial Connect Dialog Title
    * [2010-401-1071] - SUNACom - Number of Averages Label
    * [2010-401-1072] - SUNACom - The Reprocessed Nitrate graphs should change size at the same rate
    * [2010-401-1076] - SUNACom - Prevent an acquisition when SUNA is in Periodic mode and connected via USB comm port.

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Release Summary: SUNACom 3.0.2
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SUNACom 3.0.2 is an upgrade to SUNACom 3.0.1

** Defect
    * [2010-401-588] - SUNACom - Bug in JRE periodically causes exception 
    * [2010-401-797] - SUNACom - Change the Firmware Upload procedure to work with USB interface
    * [2010-401-815] - SUNACom - Corrupt data frames can be written to data log files.
    * [2010-401-845] - SUNACom - Update user manual for µM character
    * [2010-401-854] - SUNACom - List of serial ports do not update until app is restarted
    * [2010-401-903] - SUNACom - Mac OS support - Mac installer does not put the User and Sensor Manuals in the correct folder
    * [2010-401-906] - SUNACom - Mac OS Support - The Total Absorbance Graph Configuration UI needs improvement
    * [2010-401-907] - SUNACom - Mac OS Support - The Quick Search box is displayed on the left side of the Toolbar
    * [2010-401-922] - SUNACom - The V2 SUNA Settings Default button disables "Deployed in Fresh Water" check box
    * [2010-401-923] - SUNACom - The V2 SUNA Settings dialog does not support the APF Frame Format
    * [2010-401-935] - SUNACom - The V2 Summary Report has null values in the Ancillary Settings
    * [2010-401-939] - SUNACom - Zooming in too far on Spectra Graph Domain Axis causes lock-up

** Improvement
    * [2010-401-715] - SUNACom - Replace uMolar with µM in instrument package file
    * [2010-401-720] - SUNACom - Update DIW calibration to automatically change and restore the frame transfer mode
    * [2010-401-846] - SUNACom - Data Logger time stamp does not work properly with multiple instances of SUNACom
    * [2010-401-847] - SUNACom - Set language, region and character encoding to English to prevent problems
    * [2010-401-851] - SUNACom - Updates to SUNACom software to adapt to firmware features 
    * [2010-401-864] - SUNACom - Add warning message to installer to ensure that USB-Serial Driver works 
    * [2010-401-865] - SUNACom - Firmware upgrade needs "Boot Loader VCP Driver Install" dialog for Windows 7 
    * [2010-401-872] - SUNACom - change start acquisition button to use exit instead of reboot
    * [2010-401-932] - SUNACom - Add Factory Settings to the Summary Report
    * [2010-401-940] - SUNACom - Add buttons to zoom in/out for Spectra Graph

** New Feature
    * [2010-401-770] - SUNACom - Using SUNA V2 frame with CTD data to do reprocessing

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Release Summary: SUNACom 3.0.1
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SUNACom 3.0.1 is an upgrade to SUNACom 3.0

** Defect
    * [2010-401-890] - SUNACom - Response error on File Manager close leaves Wait cursor 

** Improvement
    * [2010-401-899] - SUNACom - Update the embedded firmware file to most recent version

** New Feature
    * [2010-401-875] - SUNACom - Update to support new adaptive integration time "Persistent" feature
    * [2010-401-898] - SUNACom - Add a Help Menu item to open the V2 SUNA Hardware Manual

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Release Summary: SUNACom 3.0
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SUNACom 3.0 is an upgrade to SUNACom 2.1.  The main focus of this release was to add support for the SUNA V2.

** Defect
    * [2010-401-588] - SUNACom - Bug in JRE periodically causes exception
    * [2010-401-579] - SUNACom - Invalid check sum error happens when stopping and starting acquisitions
    * [2010-401-578] - SUNACom - Response must be skipped before sending $Info FirmwareVersion
    * [2010-401-571] - SUNACom - NoSuchMethodException "getBaseCommand(null)" occurs
    * [2010-401-569] - SUNACom - Cancel of Auto Connect does not stop the current AutoBaud attempt.
    * [2010-401-567] - SUNACom - Initial connection to V2 SUNA is slow
    * [2010-401-525] - SUNACom - Setting Active cal file must copy active cal file to working location
    * [2010-401-523] - SUNACom - File Manager displays wrong timestamp
    * [2010-401-521] - SUNACom - Error encountered when connecting to V2 SUNA
    * [2010-401-499] - SUNACom - Disconnected Mode is entered when package file never downloaded 

** Improvement
    * [2010-401-574] - SUNACom - Wavelength tolerance needed for V2 Instrument Package and Calibration file
    * [2010-401-570] - SUNACom - Replace using the auto-connect feature when comm error occurrs
    * [2010-401-568] - SUNACom - Minor formatting for V1 Settings Panel
    * [2010-401-555] - SUNACom - Update Calibration button should be enabled for all operation modes
	* [2010-401-540] - SUNACom - Add option to control display of converted data
    * [2010-401-498] - SUNACom - Over write an existing calibration file when confirmed

** New Feature
    * [2010-401-475] - SUNACom - Add "Use Adaptive Integration" time setting to advanced settings
    * [2010-401-468] - SUNACom - New Functions for enabling and outputting Bromide Trace
    * [2010-401-430] - SUNACom - Updates to start acquisition in Fixed Time mode
    * [2010-401-404] - SUNACom - Send additional $ to SUNA V2 in case the instrument is asleep
    * [2010-401-391] - SUNACom - Updates for DIW update function for SUNA V2
    * [2010-401-360] - SUNACom - Support for Polled operational mode in settings panel for V2 SUNA
    * [2010-401-354] - SUNACom - Support for SDI-12 operational mode in settings panel for V2 SUNA
    * [2010-401-292] - SUNACom - Modifications for Adaptive integration time in post ptocessing
    * [2010-401-283] - SUNACom - Updated Dashboard for V2 SUNA
    * [2010-401-282] - SUNACom - Updated Preferences dialog for V2 SUNA
    * [2010-401-281] - SUNACom - Add Sync Clock feature for V2 SUNA 
    * [2010-401-270] - SUNACom - Support for Advanced Settings in main settings panel for V2 SUNA
    * [2010-401-269] - SUNACom - Support for Fixed operational mode settings in settings panel for V2 SUNA
    * [2010-401-268] - SUNACom - Support for Continuous operational mode settings in settings panel for V2 SUNA
    * [2010-401-267] - SUNACom - User Interface for calibration file management
    * [2010-401-266] - SUNACom - Support acquisition when V2 SUNA in Periodic Operational Mode
    * [2010-401-263] - SUNACom - Updated Summary Report for V2 SUNA
    * [2010-401-258] - SUNACom - Add Bromide, 254nm, 350nm fields in data frame for post processing
    * [2010-401-256] - SUNACom - Add external device settings for V2 SUNA
    * [2010-401-221] - SUNACom - Additional fields in data frames for V2 SUNA
    * [2010-401-220] - SUNACom - Self-test for V2 SUNA
    * [2010-401-218] - SUNACom - Firmware message logging settings for V2 SUNA
    * [2010-401-217] - SUNACom - Support for telemetry settings in settings panel for V2 SUNA
    * [2010-401-216] - SUNACom - Support for scheduled operational settings in settings panel for V2 SUNA
    * [2010-401-213] - SUNACom - Upload Firmware dialog for V2 SUNA

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Release Summary: SUNACom 2.2
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SUNACom 2.2 is an upgrade to SUNACom 2.1.  The main focus of this release was to add support for Mac OSX.  Data conversion, Enhanced Log file header support and auto connect functions were added.

** Defect
    * [2008-236-428] - SUNACom - Typing directly into Logging Directory text box on Data Logging window does not work
    * [2008-236-477] - SUNACom - Manual updates 
    * [2008-236-521] - SUNACom - Minor UI updates
    
** Improvement
    * [2008-236-471] - SUNACom - Limit number of points in time series
    * [2008-236-485] - SUNACom - Remove use of frame transfer mode to configure data viewer.
    * [2008-236-488] - SUNACom - The Time Series Graph method for plotting values is not optimized
    * [2008-236-511] - SUNACom - Add display of tooltip label for Time Series Graph data points

** New Feature
    * [2008-236-534] - SUNACom - Add Support for Mac OSX 10.6
    * [2008-236-431] - SUNACom - New Deployment Metadata Editor for SUNACom
    * [2008-236-433] - SUNACom - New Data Conversion functions for SUNACom
    * [2008-236-447] - SUNACom - Minimal "Session" support for SUNACom
    * [2008-236-456] - SUNACom - Add ability to perform Serial Auto Connect when enabled.
    * [2008-236-474] - SUNACom - Move Nitrate Units Combo box from preference to Data Acquisition window
    * [2008-236-476] - SUNACom - Add slider to Absorbance graph
    * [2008-236-480] - SUNACom - Add the raw data file playback feature
    * [2008-236-482] - SUNACom - Logging of lost bytes in SUNACom
    * [2008-236-487] - SUNACom - Write calculated Total Absorbance data to new processed frame
    * [2008-236-398] - SUNACom - Add SUNA Specifications to User Manual

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Release Summary: SUNACom 2.1
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SUNACom 2.1 is an upgrade to SUNACom 2.0.  The main focus of this release was to
add support for SUNA 1.9.0 firmware which now outputs a variable frame rate with internal spectrum averaging.

New features include:

• Settings to configure the variable frame rate  
• Improved spectrum graph
• Calibration improvements
• Application log configuration dialog 
• Bug fixes and minor enhancements

** Defect
    * [2008-236-417] - SpectrumGraph slider causes slow performance and data loss.
    * [2008-236-414] - Installed version does not display all text on Message Log Panel
    * [2008-236-401] - Absorbance Graph should not include zero on the X axis.
    * [2008-236-399] - Timeout Error is received at the end of a calibration acquisition.
    * [2008-236-395] - Data Converter processes not cleaned up after conversion. 
    * [2008-236-376] - Enhance error message in IDE log
    * [2008-236-348] - Improve Start AcquisitionAction function    
    * [2008-236-342] - Data Logging panel border moves when logging frames.
    * [2007-136-300] - Data Converter should only output files for frames with data  
    
** Improvement
    * [2008-236-410] - Data file browse filer in reprocessing window is set to raw
    * [2008-239-409] - XML file is downloaded to hidden folder
    * [2008-236-389] - Change calibration procedure including updates for new variable frame rate
    * [2008-236-245] - Help About Dialog to open Satlantic URL in External Browser
    * [2007-136-231] - Add slider to Spectrum graph component  
    * [2007-136-307] - Updates to time values on data acquisition and time series panel

** New Feature
    * [2008-236-391] - Expose Event Message Logging settings
    * [2008-236-385] - Updated User Interface for Variable Frame rate with Spectrum Averaging

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Release Summary: SUNACom 2.0
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SUNACom 2.0 is an upgrade to SUNACom 1.2.  The main focus of this release was to
add support for nitrate post processing.  In addition this a new Total Absorbance Graph 
view was added.  Finally many minor enhancements and bug fixes were addressed.

New features include: 

• Nitrate Post- Processing
• Total Absorbance Graph
• Reduced Binary Frame
• Enhanced Data Error Detection
• Bug fixes and minor enhancements  

** Defect
    * [2008-236-329] - Variable ASCII frame writer number format does not use US locale
    * [2008-236-325] - The US locale is not always used to format values written to new calibration file
    * [2008-236-289] - Preference for min wavelength for total absorbance not working
    * [2008-236-286] - Error in Nitrate processing
    * [2008-236-270] - Total Absorbance graph cannot handle Reduced Binary frames
    * [2008-236-213] - Correct nitrate conversion factor

** Improvement
    * [2008-236-288] - Acquisition window should have sensors on top.
    * [2008-236-272] - Update Calibration Wizard Upload Panel needs improvement
    * [2008-236-266] - Save downloaded files to application data folder
    * [2008-236-246] - Output, Data Logging, Data Acquisition Box Partially off screen
    * [2008-236-251] - Modify default reset to exclude integration time
    * [2008-236-256] - Write frame time-stamp when data logged to file
    * [2008-236-281] - Add Reference Spectrum Graph to Calibration Report

** New Feature
    * [2008-236-240] - Add the ability to compare two selected calibration files
    * [2008-236-224] - Update Calibration Wizard to Create a Calibration Report
    * [2007-136-230] - Adding Acquisition Monitor to SUNACom UI
    * [2007-136-202] - New function for post processing of Nitrate data similar to ISUSPro
    * [2007-136-193] - Add new graph to allow users to view total absorbance of nitrate

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Release Summary: SUNACom 1.2
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SUNACom 1.2 was intended as an upgrade to SUNACom 1.1.  The main focus of this release was to
add support for the SUNA's new Reduced Binary Transfer Frame Mode.

Below is a more complete list of improvements and fixes

** Defect
    * [2008-236-180] - SUNACom - Logging acquired data to log file over network error
    * [2008-236-192] - SUNACom - Comma decimals not handled in 'Advanced Settings' under European locales
    * [2008-236-213] - SUNACom - Correct nitrate conversion factor
    * [2008-236-215] - SUNACom - Invalid sensor values from ASCII frame are not plotted in Time Series Graph

** Improvement
    * [2008-236-149] - SUNACom - old data cannot be cleared from real time plot
    * [2008-236-256] - SUNACom - Write frame time-stamp when data logged to file

** New Feature
    * [2008-236-195] - SUNACom - Update Calibration Wizard to Save Local Copy of new Calibration File
    * [2008-236-219] - SUNACom - Support for reduced binary frame for SUNA

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Release Summary: SUNACom 1.1
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SUNACom 1.1 was intended as an upgrade to SUNACom 1.0.  The main focus of this release was to 
add support for the SUNA's new RS-232 Polled Mode and to add support for "auto-logging". In 
addition, the queue of minor issues was resolved and added to this release target. Finally all 
underlying libraries were upgraded to the latest versions.

Below is a more complete list of improvements and fixes

** Defect
    * [2008-236-8]   - SUNACom - Time series display seems incorrect
    * [2008-236-16]  - SUNACom - Installed icon invisible for 16-bit colour display
    * [2008-236-17]  - SUNACom - Autobaud preference setting not implemented
    * [2008-236-31]  - SUNACom - Rounding causes unneeded save in settings panel
    * [2008-236-32]  - SUNACom - Program hangs on connect when COM port not available
    * [2008-236-35]  - SUNACom - Starting concentrated acquisition should not open Spectra graph
    * [2008-236-49]  - SUNACom - Acquired concentration frames cannot be viewed.
    * [2008-236-58]  - SUNACom - Serial Port not closed after Instrument Package uploaded.
    * [2008-236-110] - SUNACom - Autobaud connect attempt without SUNA serial cable attached causes "Port In Use" error.
    * [2008-236-112] - SUNACom - Autobaud connects attempts not attempting to enter setup mode.
    * [2008-236-119] - SUNACom - Incorrect number (225) UV sensors values received from ASCII frame Parser.
    * [2008-236-141] - SUNACom - Update Calibration fails when SUNA configured to output Full Binary frames 
    * [2008-236-143] - SUNACom - Upload settings causes error when both Operational Mode and Baude Rate are changed 
    * [2008-236-146] - SUNACom - Update Calibration wizard does not check Frame Transfer Mode
    * [2008-236-147] - SUNACom - Detaching SUNA serial cable before setup mode entered causes "Port In Use" error
    * [2008-236-154] - SUNACom - XML Instrument Package created with SISS 1.4.2 is not compatible 
    * [2008-236-155] - SUNACom - Data Acquisition Time Stamp field is not updated during an acquisition

** Improvement
    * [2008-236-18]  - SUNACom - Make Connect button the default in the Connect dialog
    * [2008-236-45]  - SUNACom - Available Serial Port names are obtained once at startup
    * [2008-236-62]  - SUNACom - Add ability to use checksum sensor to verify each frame
    * [2008-236-64]  - SUNACom - Update Preferences to support multiple instances.
    * [2008-236-65]  - SUNACom - Remove Upload Inverted Spectrum Calibration File from Tools menu  
    * [2008-236-129] - SUNACom - Add spectrum size check to validation of calibration file
    * [2008-236-132] - SUNACom - Update user manual's Deployment Tips page
    * [2008-236-145] - SUNACom - Correct data frame format in user manual

** New Feature
    * [2008-236-30]  - SUNACom - Use SUNA Operational Mode to update Dashboard
    * [2008-236-33]  - SUNACom - Support running multiple instances
    * [2008-236-36]  - SUNACom - Add autolog function
    * [2008-236-44]  - SUNACom - Add support for RS-232 POLLED mode
    * [2008-236-121] - SUNACom - Add fit type check to validation of xml package file
    * [2008-236-125] - SUNACom - Output serial number, FW revision in log file on connection 
Product Manual

SUNACom 3.0.8 Manual

Friday, March 14, 2014
Satlantic-SUNA-3.0.8-Manual.pdf

Should I provide my ISUS or SUNA with a warmup time before recording data?

We recommend updating the ISUS or SUNA's reference spectrum portion of the calibration with the instrument in the same state it will be used in the field. To update the reference spectrum, you will have to run the calibration feature in ISUSCom or SUNACom using a pure water sample.

For best results, we recommend the following:

1. For profiling situations, when the instrument will be run for extended times, the reference spectrum should be updated after the sensor has been run for several minutes. This will allow the Nitrate reading to stabilize.

2. For moored applications, we recommend that the instrument only be run for a short duration to collect the pure water data during the calibration. Data collection in the field should only have the instrument run for 20 seconds per acquisition.

What is the result of using the "Reprocess Nitrate Data" function under the SUNACom Tools Menu ?

The "Reprocess Nitrate Data" tool in SUNACom allows the user to select a calibration file and a raw file.
The resulting ASCII file contains a column for the original Nitrate concentration as calculated by the SUNA, using the calibration file onboard the sensor, and a column of recalculated Nitrate using the chosen calibration file.