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UCI

UCI is a graphical software application that makes setup, operation, and in-field reference checks easy and robust. UCI is the recommended software for interacting with HydroCAT, HydroCAT-EP, SUNA, and Deep SUNA.

UCI Features

UCI is a graphical software application that makes setup, operation, and in-field reference checks easy and robust. UCI is the recommended software for interacting with HydroCAT, HydroCAT-EP, SUNA, and Deep SUNA.

UCI makes it easy to:

  • Configure instrument settings and control the instrument in various operational modes
  • Complete reference checks with step-by-step reference check wizards, including PDF reports and reference check file comparison
  • Graphically plot engineering units in real time or via file playback
  • Prepare instrument for deployment through the use of step-by-step deployment wizards, including creating a PDF report of all settings and notes
  • Manage data files and offload data

System requirements:

  • Windows 7/8/10
  • Mac OS X / macOS

If you discover reproducible bugs in UCI, please document the steps taken to achieve them and send a report to techsupport@seabird.com. We welcome any suggestions for new features and enhancements.

UCI 1.2.3

September 21, 2017
UCI-1.2.3-b208-x86.exe for Windows 7/8/10
UCI-1.2.3-193-macos-x86_64.pkg for Mac OS X / macOS
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Release Summary: UCI 1.2.3
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UCI 1.2.3 is an upgrade to UCI 1.2.2

** Defect
    * [UCI-200] - UCI - File Manager dialog is put in bad state after a communication error occurrs
    * [UCI-243] - UCI SUNA - Time setting for Fixed Time operational mode throws ClassCastException
    * [UCI-245] - UCI SUNA - Transferring an APF logged data file causes lockup

** Improvement
    * [UCI-247] - UCI SUNA - Prepend package XML to Full ASCII data file converted from APF data file
    * [UCI-249] - UCI SUNA - Allow optional overwrite of file that is open in another application during transfer

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Release Summary: UCI 1.2.2
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UCI 1.2.2 is an upgrade to UCI 1.2.1

** Defect
    * [UCI-185] - UCI - Trouble writing to network mounted directory
    * [UCI-201] - UCI - Reprocessing SUNA data is much slower than with SUNACom
    * [UCI-202] - UCI - SUNA temperature/salinity correction not documented

** Improvement
    * [UCI-152] - UCI SUNA - Convert Raw Data does not include UV spectra by default
    * [UCI-187] - UCI - Add serial number to graph window title for all instrument types
    * [UCI-191] - UCI SUNA - XML header for raw data files needs to be shorter and on one line
    * [UCI-194] - UCI SUNA - There is no clear indication when reprocessing is done
    * [UCI-196] - UCI SUNA - No way to remove files selected for reprocessing without reloading
    * [UCI-199] - UCI SUNA - Convert Raw Data needs to detect prepended package XML
    * [UCI-203] - UCI SUNA - Start/Stop Data Processing button should have an icon for each action
    * [UCI-205] - UCI SUNA - Data Reprocessing to detect and use prepended instrument package xml
    * [UCI-215] - UCI - Change "HydroCAT" menu items to "HydroCAT (no optics)" and reorder
    * [UCI-234] - UCI - Communication failure displays generic error message dialog
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Release Summary: UCI 1.2.1
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UCI 1.2.1 is an upgrade to UCI 1.2.0

** Defect
    * [UCI-189] - UCI - SUNA Reprocessed Nitrate Time Series graph is never updated
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Release Summary: UCI 1.2.0
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UCI 1.2 is an upgrade to UCI 1.1.1 and adds the ability to run on Mac OSX

** Defect
    * [UCI-62] - SUNA - Windows X button on the File Transfer dialog does not work
    * [UCI-63] - SUNA - Null Pointer Exception when Reprocessing Output Directory does not exist
    * [UCI-67] - UCI - SUNA - Processing Reduced Binary and Fitting Range params can throw exception
    * [UCI-73] - UCI - Unable to horizonatally resize the Time-Series Graph smaller than the buttons across the top.
    * [UCI-74] - UCI - SUNA - Fixed Time Duration range is not correct
    * [UCI-75] - HydroCAT/EP - The settings help is confused between the two instruments.
    * [UCI-77] - HydroCAT/EP - Unable to navigate the help in any of the calibration check wizards
    * [UCI-78] - SUNA - Help button on File Manger dialog does not work
    * [UCI-79] - UCI - SUNA - Aborting a file transfer can hang the UCI
    * [UCI-82] - SUNA - Reference Update does not create a missing folder and locks up
    * [UCI-85] - SUNA - Bad header line when converting all frames to one file
    * [UCI-86] - HydroCAT/EP - Unable to use the terminal window to send commands that need to be repeated
    * [UCI-89] - UCI - SUNA Nitrate Reprocessing Fails when Graph Results enabled
    * [UCI-91] - UCI - HydroCAT-EP - Empty response for GetCalHist command throws Exception
    * [UCI-113] - HydroCAT/EP - Windows X button on the Settings dialog does not work
    * [UCI-129] - HydroCAT-EP - pH calibration history not stored in .xml logged data file
    * [UCI-137] - SUNA - Sensor menu SelfTest does not open the Instrument Console
    * [UCI-142] - HCAT/EP - Windows X button on the File Transfer Progress dialog does not work
    * [UCI-145] - HCAT/EP - Apply button is enabled when the settings dialog is opened.
    * [UCI-147] - SUNA - The default baud rate is not persistent when it is changed
    * [UCI-148] - HydrCAT/EP - UCI appears to hang when the serial cable is disconnected during a file transfer
    * [UCI-149] - SUNA - Aborting the transfer of a cal file to the instrument causes the UCI to hang
    * [UCI-150] - SUNA - The Settings dialog's Upload button is enabled when settings have not changed 
    * [UCI-156] - SUNA - Data Processing - More robust handling of invalid temperature salinity files
    * [UCI-172] - SUNA - The File Manager opens or stays opened after recieving a communications error with the SUNA
    * [UCI-182] - HydroCAT-EP - Pair Optics Cal Cap menu item not disabled when there is no HCO
    * [UCI-183] - HCAT/EP - Mac - Unable to plot converted transferred raw data

** Improvement
    * [UCI-92] - UCI - Restore focus to the Terminal Window Command Combo Box
    * [UCI-127] - UCI - Connection dialog slow to appear when Bluetooth port present
    * [UCI-135] - MAC OSX - Remove bluetooth and /dev/cu.usbserial connections in list of available serial ports
    * [UCI-138] - SUNA - Display a progress bar for the Wiper Check.
    * [UCI-141] - SUNA - The window X on settings dialog should prompt to apply/discard changes
    * [UCI-153] - SUNA - The Data Transfer "Confirm Overwrite" confirm message dialog is not intuitive
    * [UCI-154] - UCI - Add support to connect to a Bluetooth serial port
    * [UCI-165] - VOC - SUNA data processor to exclude channels where light spectrum saturation occurs
    * [UCI-174] - UCI - Update user manuals

** New Feature
    * [UCI-38] - UCI - SUNA - Collect Diagnostic Files
    * [UCI-88] - UCI - Create Mac OSX version
    * [UCI-134] - SUNA - Support the APEX Float (APF) Operational Mode

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Release Summary: UCI 1.1.1
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UCI 1.1.1 is an upgrade to UCI 1.1.0

** Defect
    * [UCI-89] - SUNA Nitrate Reprocessing Fails when Graph Results enabled

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Release Summary: UCI 1.1.0
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UCI 1.1.0 is the initial release of this software

UCI is a graphical software application that makes setup, operation, and in-field reference checks easy and robust. UCI is the recommended software for interacting with HydroCAT, HydroCAT-EP, SUNA, and Deep SUNA.

Title Type Publication Date PDF FIle
UCI Manual Software Manual Wednesday, September 6, 2017 UCI-1.2-User-Manual.pdf
Sea-Bird Scientific Software Guide Software Quick Guide Tuesday, March 7, 2017 Software-Inventory-03-2017 SBS.pdf