Setting the Date and Time using the EP3

This guide assumes good familiarity with EP3 use, if this is not the case please refer to the full application note and/or the EP3 user guide.
Before performing field work ensure the following:

  • Latest firmware (V5.x or later) is loaded on your EP3
  • EP3 time is set correctly
  1. Confirm/Set time and date on EP3
    • Settings > Time
    • Use time/date from your mobile phone for accuracy
    • The Day Cycle Period is set automatically
  2. Press Send to broadcast the date and time to IPCs within radio range
    • For V5 IPCs check the Use FarmID checkbox
    • For V3 IPCs leave unchecked
  3. You may need to repeat the process from several locations to cover all IPCs on your farm

Related Documents
AN23 – Setting the Date and Time using the EP3
EP3 User Guide   Upgrading-firmware-on-the-ep3