First Steps

Here you'll get an overview of the available smaXtec devices. Please click on the device name to get step-by-step instructions and detailed descriptions. You will also find a short overview of necessary steps when using smaXtec solutions for the first time.

Overview of smaXtec devices

smaXtec Basic Bolus

smaXtec Premium Bolus

Installation Kit consisting of smaXtec Base Station, smaXtec Repeater, smaXtec Climate Sensor

smaXtec Messenger

Getting started

1. ACTIVATION OF THE DEVICES IN THE SMAXTEC WIRELESS NETWORK (SMAXTEC BASE STATION, SMAXTEC REPEATER)

To start using the smaXtec System follow the steps described in the Quickstart Guide. Start with activation of the smaXtec Base Station and/or the smaXtec Repeater by going to https://activate.smaxtec.com or directly in smaXtec Messenger (https://messenger.smaxtec.com). Before activation can start you will first need to complete your online registration. Next, mount the smaXtec Base Station and/or the smaXtec Repeater in areas where the cows tend to spend extended periods of time (e.g. milking stations, waiting areas in front of milking stations, feeding stations, etc.).

2. INSTALLATION OF THE DEVICES IN THE SMAXTEC WIRELESS NETWORK (SMAXTEC BASE STATION, SMAXTEC REPEATER)

Prior to installing the devices, please refer to the instructions in the Quickstart Guide. Mount the smaXtec Base Station and one or several smaXtec Repeater(s) in areas where the cows tend to spend extended periods of time (e.g. milking station, waiting areas in front of milking stations, feeding stations, etc.).

3A. INITIALISATION/CALIBRATION OF THE SMAXTEC BASIC BOLUSES/SMAXTEC PREMIUM BOLUSES

Initialise the smaXtec Basic Boluses and/or calibrate the smaXtec Premium Boluses using the enclosed Quickstart Guides (Basic, Premium).

3B. INSTALLATION OF THE SMAXTEC CLIMATE SENSORS

Activate the smaXtec Climate Sensor by following the steps described in the Quickstart Guides provided.

4. READ-OUT OF MEASUREMENT DATA

Following correct installation of the smaXtec Base Station (and a smaXtec Repeater if required) measurement data is automatically read-out from the sensors when the cows are in range (read-out range is 10 – 30 Meter/32 – 96 feet).

5. WORKING WITH SMAXTEC MESSENGER

Start your browser, go to https://messenger.smaxtec.com and log in with your email address and password. Before using smaXtec Messenger for the first time you need to register. Please ensure that you enter a valid email address at registration.







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