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smaXtec System SX.1

Installation guide and first steps for smaXtec SX.1

Here you get an overview of the different smaXtec devices. For step-by-step instructions and detailed descriptions of the installation or activation processes of the individual devices, please click on the corresponding device name. You will also find a brief overview of the steps to be followed when using smaXtec solutions for the first time.

Overview of the necessary devices and components of the smaXtec system SX.1

Step-by-step  installation guide

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Activation of read-out devices

Follow the steps described in the Quickstartguide and start by activating the smaXtec Base Station and smaXtec Repeaters directly in the smaXtec Messenger ( in order to use the smaXtec system. You need to create an account in the smaXtec software upfront.
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Installation of read-out devices

Consider the recommendations in the Quickstartguide when selecting the positions for the devices. Mount the Base Station and the Repeaters in a way that ensures that all areas where cows spend time will be read out continuously. This way, you ensure that you always have the latest cow data at hand.
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Initialisation/Calibration of Boluses

Initialise the smaXtec Classic Boluses and calibrate smaXtec pH Plus Boluses according to instructions provided in the Quickstartguides. After successful initialisation/calibration, administer the boluses the same day using the smaXtec bolus applicator.
Step 04 / 05

Installation of Climate Sensors

Install the smaXtec Climate Sensors according to the instructions in the Quickstartguide.
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Data access in the smaXtec Software

After correct installation of the smaXtec Base Station as well as smaXtec Repeaters, the data measured by the boluses will automatically be read out and transmitted whenever the cows are in reach of a read-out device (10 – 30m). You can access cow and herd data easily in the smaXtec Messenger and the smaXtec App.

smaXtec Help Center

Do you have questions about using the system? In the help center you can find all the answers to questions about the usage and daily operation of your smaXtec system.
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Download technical product sheets here:

Classic Bolus

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pH Plus Bolus

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Base Station

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Climate Sensor

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