How to Use GS-02 DigiTool Software 18 for Guard Patrol Management
If you are looking for a reliable and efficient guard patrol system, you might want to consider GS-02 DigiTool Software 18. This software is a part of the Rosslare DigiTool guard patrol system, which is specially designed for patrol and data acquisition applications[^1^]. GS-02 DigiTool Software 18 is a complete guard patrol touring solution for large scale distributed modem up/downloader points \"Stations\" used to manage clients, reports, tours, of over 500 patrolling guards over a geographic area with up to 10,000 locations[^2^].
In this article, we will show you how to use GS-02 DigiTool Software 18 for guard patrol management. You will learn how to install the software, set up the stations, create tours and schedules, download and upload data, and generate reports.
Installing GS-02 DigiTool Software 18
To install GS-02 DigiTool Software 18, you will need a PC with Windows XP or higher operating system, a CD-ROM drive, and an internet connection. You will also need a USB or RS-232 cable to connect the PC to the GS-01 DigiTool Reports Lite PC Software or the GC-01 DigiTool Data Acquisition Unit. Follow these steps to install the software:
Insert the CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive and run the setup.exe file.
Follow the instructions on the screen and choose the installation folder.
When prompted, enter the serial number that is printed on the CD-ROM case.
When the installation is complete, restart your PC.
Setting Up Stations
A station is a modem up/downloader point that communicates with the GC-01 units in the field. You can have up to 100 stations in your system, each with a unique ID and phone number. To set up a station, follow these steps:
Launch GS-02 DigiTool Software 18 and enter your username and password.
Click on the Stations icon on the toolbar.
Click on the Add button to create a new station.
Enter the station ID, name, phone number, and password.
Select the communication type (USB or RS-232) and port number.
Click on OK to save the station.
Creating Tours and Schedules
A tour is a sequence of checkpoints that a guard has to visit during a patrol. A checkpoint is a location that has a GA-01 iButton tag attached to it. A schedule is a set of rules that defines when a tour should be performed. To create a tour and a schedule, follow these steps:
Click on the Tours icon on the toolbar.
Click on the Add button to create a new tour.
Enter the tour ID, name, description, and color.
Select the checkpoints that belong to the tour from the list on the left and drag them to the list on the right.
Click on OK to save the tour.
Click on the Schedules icon on the toolbar.
Click on the Add button to create a new schedule.
Enter the schedule ID, name, description, and color.
Select the tours that belong to the schedule from the list on the left and drag them to the list on the right.
Select the days of the week and time intervals for each tour.
Click on OK to save the schedule.
Downloading and Uploading Data
To download data from a GC-01 unit, follow these steps:
Connect the GC-01 unit to your PC using a USB or RS-232 cable.
Click on the Download icon on the toolbar.
Select the station that corresponds to your PC from the list.
Select the GC-01 unit that you want to download data from.
Click on Start Download to begin downloading data.