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Connecting to a PC


How to connect your MODIS to a PC.


A pre-2006 MODIS has a ComplactFlash® card that can be removed and the data can be viewed using a card reader.

A 2006 or newer MODIS can be connected directly to a PC.

Remove the left rubber hand grip to locate the CompactFlash card or the Mini USB port (Figure B, #2)

Figure A - Pre-2006 MODIS                                                      Figure B - 2006-newer MODIS


2006-newer MODIS:

  1. From the main menu scroll to UTILITIES (wrench icon)
  2. Select CONNECT TO PC and press the Y button
  3. A message will be displayed that states "You are about to configure the system for CONNECT TO PC mode."
  4. Press the Y button. The message box will disappear
  5. Press the Power button and then the Y button to power off the MODIS
  6. Once the MODIS has shut down, wait 3 seconds then press the Power button
  7. The unit will boot up in CONNECT TO PC mode
  8. Install the USB Cable - Connect the Mini USB end to the port located under the left handgrip of the MODIS and the standard USB end to your PC
  9. Your MODIS is now connected to your PC
  10. When done, press the Power button on the MODIS to return it to normal operation. It will remain off until the power button is pressed again

Last Updated: June 19, 2019

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