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How to change unit from Kbits to Mbits in Sensor Factory Sensor?



Hi there,

I tried to do this:

  1. 4:COMMCORP[mbit] channel(2278,0)

But only the name of the unit changes. The data keeps been showing in Kbit/s. I want it to change to Mbit/s. Is it not possible?

factory-sensor kbit-s mbit-s

Created on Jun 11, 2020 9:56:11 PM

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Thank you for your post.

The unit you add in the "Channel Definition" is just a string, it is not treated as a actual unit, so no conversion from Kbit/s to Mbit/s is made here. When you enter a "Custom Unit" here, the sensor takes the Raw values that it receives from the device and displays them. To get the value in Mbit/s, you would need to calculate this by dividing the raw data values.

Kind regards,
Sasa Ignjatovic, Tech Support Team

Created on Jun 18, 2020 10:08:50 AM by  Sasa Ignjatovic [Paessler Support]

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