Congratulations on your purchase of a co2mon.nz CO2 Monitor. Your monitor will begin providing you with local feedback as soon as you connect it to power, however to get the most benefit from your monitor, complete the steps on this page to connect the monitor to your WiFi network, which will allow your measurements to be securely recorded on co2mon.nz, where you can access them at any time.
It is also recommended to read the installation instructions for guidance on choosing the location to place your CO2 monitor in.
Plug the supplied power adaptor into the wall and connect the supplied USB cable between the power adaptor and the power connector on the bottom edge of the CO2 Monitor.
The CO2 Monitor will take a few seconds to boot up, after which you will see the indicator lights flash red, orange and green in sequence. It may take up to 5 seconds after this sequence before the first measurement is shown on the main display and the indicator lights illuminate.
If you see text starting with
CO2-Monitor- displayed at the very top
of the main display, your CO2 Monitor is already in setup mode and you
can proceed to Step 3.
Insert a paper clip through the grille on the left side of the CO2 Monitor and briefly (1-2s) press the small black setup button just below the silver connector (about half way down).
Pressing the button will place the CO2 Monitor into setup mode, in which the CO2 Monitor creates a WiFi access
point for you to connect to via your phone/computer. Setup mode is indicated on the
main display by showing the name of the access point (which will consist
of the string
CO2-Monitor- followed by 8 characters) in the very top row.
When you see setup mode has been successfully entered (access point name is present on the display) you can proceed to the next step.
On your phone/computer enter your WiFi settings and view the list of available networks - select the network
whose name matches that shown on the main display of your CO2 Monitor (It will start with
Once you have selected the CO2 Monitor network and connected successfully, your phone/computer may automatically prompt you to visit the configuration page. If this automatic prompt does not appear you can open your web browser and navigate to the address http://192.168.100.1/.
Once you are at the configuration page you will see three blue buttons - select the top button labeled
You will now be presented with a list of detected WiFi networks, click on the name of the network you want to connect the CO2 Monitor too and enter the password in the box below.
Note: While there are spaces for two SSID/passwords to be completed, you should only enter details in the first (top) SSID and password box.
Scroll down to the bottom of the configuration page and select the
After you select the
Save button the CO2 Monitor will store the configuration and reboot.
This process may take 10-60s, during which time your phone/computer will become disconnected from the CO2 Monitor
and return to its normal connection.
You can confirm that the CO2 Monitor has completed setup and entered normal operation when the access point name is removed from the top-line of the main display of the CO2 Monitor.
You can now visit your co2mon.nz dashboard, where you will see your CO2 Monitor listed - if it is not showing as "online", proceed to the troubleshooting section below.
From your main dashboard you will also see links to the following dashboards:
Congratulations you're all done! If you wish, you can review the available configuration settings and learn how to customise the operation of your CO2 Monitor.
If you encounter problems with any of the steps above, we suggest checking the following tips before trying again.
If these don't help email us at email@example.com and we'll try and help.
CO2-Monitor-in the very top row of the main display - above the main CO2 ppm display. If this string is not present, press the setup button again until it appears. You do not need to hold down the button, a quick press is sufficient.
Savethe string starting
CO2-Monitor-should disapper from the main display within 10-60s. If you are still seeing this string the CO2 monitor remains in configuration mode and you will need to return to Step 3 and try again.