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"Sedimeter sensors designed and
built by Lindorm are a fantastic
tool for measuring water column
turbidity and siltation." (Gravity)

Legacy Files for Download, software ver. 3

  • Manuals
  • Software
  • Drivers
  • Developers
  • Flyers

  • SediMeter Manuals

    The following manuals are in pdf format, viewable using Adobe Acrobat, or Preview in Mac OS X.

  • Quick Guide 3.5
  • Quick Guide 3.2
  • Quick Guide 3.1

  • Software

    All software on this page is offered for free. Use it at your own risk. The application requires a LabVIEW runtime engine from National Instruments. The "full" installer includes a free runtime engine. If you have LabVIEW, or the runtime engine, you only need the application, the "update".


    Complete installers includes the LabView runtime engine. Application only installers are much smaller and can be used when upgrading, provided there is no major change in LabView version.
    VersionFull InstallerUpdate InstallerChangesQuick Guide
    3.7 SediMeter 3.7 full N/A Supports 0.5 cm resolution (SM3_2 firmware). The last version to support SM3_1 firmware with 1 cm resolution (the instruments can be reprogrammed to SM3_2 firmware with 0.5 cm resolution).
    3.6 SediMeter 3.6 full SediMeter 3.6 update Supports SediLink radio modem operation with synchronized radio sleep.
    3.5 SediMeter 3.5 full SediMeter 3.5 update Allows adjusting the turbidimeter offset, and the display and export of turbidity data converted to sediment concentration in PPM. Quick Guide 3.5
    3.4 SediMeter 3.4 full SediMeter 3.4 update Features a new Export function in the Data View window, exporting all the original data in a tab-delimited text file.
    3.3 SediMeter 3.3 full SediMeter 3.3 update Introduces e-mail alarm messages. Fixed download bug from v3.2.
    Requires the LV 2013 run-time engine included in the full install.
    3.2.1 N/A SediMeter 3.2.1 update Bug fix
    Known Issue: GET NEW results in a corrupt file. Use GET ALL as a workaround
    3.2 N/A SediMeter 3.2 update Burst sampling (level and turbidity)
    Known Issue: GET NEW results in a corrupt file. Use GET ALL as a workaround
    Quick Guide 3.2
    3.1 N/A SediMeter 3.1 update Aesthetics and user-friendliness Quick Guide 3.1
    3.0 SediMeter 3.0 full SediMeter 3.0 update Supports SM3 instruments. Runs on LV 2011.


    1. Unpack the zip file
    2. Run Setup.exe (the installer application is from National Instruments)
    3. Install the driver
    4. Restart

    File extensions

    The following extensions are used by the SediMeter software:

    .sm3 SediMeter.exe Measurement data from one to 255 instruments Contains converted measurement data
    .LD2 LogDator Measurement data from one instrument Used on MMC and SD cards; import-only in the software
    .smnt SediMeter.exe Network definition Instrument network IDs and geographical coordinates


    USB drivers

    USB - RS485 cable modem driver (required for SM3)

    This is the driver for the cable used to connect from the computer's USB port to the instrument's RS485 connector. That cable has a built in USB-to-RS485 modem. Direct link to FTDI:

    Virtual COM Port (VPC) drivers for the USB-RS485 cable

    Select the Windows version that corresponds to your CPU, 32-bit or 64-bit.


    Communication Manual

    File format and the communication protocol are detailed in this manual. The intended audience include those who plan to interface a third party smart sensor (or collection of sensors connected to one controller) as a slave in a LogDator network.


    LogDator Communication Manual ver. 2 [228 kB]


    Product and Service Flyers

  • Kit basic SediMeter, SM3A-kit
  • Kit SediMeter with cleaner, SM3B-kit
  • Kit SediMeter with vibrator, SM3C-kit
  • SediMeter SM3 specifications
  • SediLink Radio Modem
  • SediMeter Network
  • Custom Monitoring Solutions

  • You may install and use these applications, but you may not distribute them - instead refer to this download site. All copyrights reserved by Lindorm or the respective originator.

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