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    If you intend to use a seneye USB connected directly via USB to a PC please use these instructions.
    Thank you for purchasing a seneye web server (SWS). Please read the following instructions carefully in order get your SWS working.





    Stage 1 - Registering an account on

    If you already have a seneye account please proceed to stage 2.

    If you a new user please register an account at You will need to use the E-mail address that you want your alerts sent too.

    Once you have registered, please ignore any details on the Welcome E-mail that mention downloading the seneye connect application. Seneye connect software is not needed because everything will be done using your SWS. Once your registration is complete, please continue through these instructions.


    Stage 2 - Registering the SWS to your account

    Please go to the following link to register your SWS to your account.

    You will be asked for your E-mail address, password, and the details that are on the sticker on the SWS packaging. An example of this is shown below:

    Please note that O is the letter O and not the number 0 in the ID

    SWS front Sticker.jpg

    Stage 3 - Connecting the SWS to your Local Area Network 


    If you are using any products such as BT Parental Controls or SKY sheild or other internet security services then the SWS may not be able to communicate with the seneye servers. Please click here for more infomation.


    An overview of the lights and connections on the SWS can be seen below. You will need to reference these later in the setup.

    sws overview.JPG

    In order to connect the SWS to your LAN, the following ports need connecting in the order described below.

    At this stage it is very important not to connect your seneye device to the SWS.



    1.      Plug the Ethernet cable (supplied) into the purple port on your SWS

    2.      Then connect the other end of the cable directly in to your router.

    sws connect ethernet.JPG

    B.       CONNECT POWER

    1.      Plug the USB power adaptor (supplied) into the mains.

    2.      Connect one end of micro USB cable (supplied) into USB power adaptor.

    3.      Connect the other end into the micro USB port (black port) of the SWS.


    sws connect ethernet and power.JPG

    Your SWS will now boot up:

    When your SWS boots, the lights on the front will flash in the following sequence:





    The "connection with the seneye servers" and "communicating with the servers" may flash dependent on the connection type - If they do not illuminate at all please have a look at the trouble-shooting link
    Please leave the SWS connected until the following lights shown. If the lights flash in a circular sequence on the SWS after powering it up, it is downloading a firmware update. Please leave everything connected until the lights are in the state shown below.

    sws leds and glyphs trouble shooter.JPG



    Stage 4 - Finding the SWS GUI (Graphic User Interface)

    You can view direct data from your SWS by using a PC, tablet or mobile phone that is connected to same Local Area Network (LAN) as the SWS. 

    The SWS GUI can only be viewed on the same LAN as the SWS. If you are not on the network, the GUI will not be accessible.

    Find your SWS ID on the label on the front of the SWS if you don't have this label anymore then it can be found by unclipping the back cover of the SWS. 


    SWS front Sticker.jpg

    Open a web browser and then use your ID to create and enter the URL that will take you to your SWS GUI, an example is given below to show the format


    If you cannot find your SWS GUI, then please contact us at [email protected]


    Stage 5 - Using the SWS GUI

    Once you have found the SWS, you will find a page like that below. The page is dynamic and you can move the tiles. It will also resize to any device screen size.

    Your SWS is now working. Don't forget to bookmark the page on your browser to access it easily.


    SWS beta interface.JPG

    Stage 6 - Connecting and updating your Seneye USB device

    Connect your seneye USB device (SUD) directly to the SWS. You will need to manually update the firmware in the SUD 

    Please note: your SUD will no longer communicate with the seneye connect on a PC after the firmware update

    You must connect the SUD directly to the SWS and not use any form of extenstion leads as the SUD will not communicate correctly.

    If you have purchased your SUD with a complete pack with the SWS then it will already be updated to the latest firmware. You will be able to tell if the SUD is already updated because it will show as connected on the SWS GUI.

    Once the SWS has detected that the firmware is out of date, it will put the SUD in boot load mode. You can tell that this has been completed because the 'seneye device connect light' on the SWS will be flashing.

    Please disconnect and re-connect the SUD from the SWS. 

    The tile that is circled below will indicate that the firmware is downloading. The lights on the SWS will flash in a circle to indicated this. 


    SWS SUD update interface 1.png

    Do not disconnect your SUD from the SWS until the tile show the image below and the LEDs on the front of the SWS are still circling

    SWS SUD update interface 2 DONE.png

    Once the tile above is shows, and the lights have stopped circling, disconnect the SUD from the SWS and reconnect it to complete the update.

    You will be able to see the update has been successful because the lights will illumiate. If the device is our of water, the lights on the front will flash as shown below:

    Please do not forget to register your seneye slide to get NH3 and pH readings!   Click here to learn how.

    If you have any problems, please leave everything connected as it is and E-mail us at [email protected]



    Setting up a WiFi module

    Now that your SWS is registered to your account and your SUD is connected, you can set up any adaptors that you are using for the connection. If your SWS came with a WiFi adaptor module, please refer to the instructions in the link below as to how to set this up (we recomend setting the WiFi plug up as a Wifi adaptor/WiFi Bridge).

    The Edimax instructions are here.


    SWS wi-fi and ethernet wiring diagram.png


    You may also find a the following links usefull to get the most from your new seneye device.

    The SWS Gui

    Registering your seneye slide

    Adjusting your alert levels

    Use your light meter and your graphs