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Fluke 805 Vibration Meter Trending Template Instructions for Installing

To copy the template:

Turn on the PC or Laptop and copy the template you have downloaded from the link above.

To export data:

  1. Connect the USB cable between the PC and the Meter. 
  2. Turn on the Meter.
    A pop-up menu opens to show that the new hardware is found.
  3. Go to My Computer and select the removable disk that is the Meter. Double-click to see the contents of the disk.
  4. Make a copy of the TXT-format file from the Meter to the PC or Laptop.


To use the template and plot a graph:

  1. Open the TXT template.
    Trending Template Configuration Tab

  2. Click Browse to find the Main_DB.TXT data file.

    Open TXT Format File

    The template only reads data from files in TXT file format.
    The file path shows on the File name tab in the Custom-built template.

  3. Click Configure Device on the template.
    The Device Configuration Window opens.
    Device Configuration Window

  4. Click each drop-down list to select the Machine Configuration from the saved measurement data:
    • Device ID
    • Machine Categories
    • Machine Name

  5. Click the drop-down list for the ISO Standard and the Class.

  6. Click each drop-down list to select the Graph Axis and Unit Selection for the plot:
    • X-axis required Parameters
    • X-axis required Units
    • Y-axis required Parameters
    • Y-axis required Units

  7. Click Plot Graph.
    Please see below for an example of a graph you can make with measurement data from the Meter.

    Plot Graph