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Serial Metadata Sources


The Makito X4 Rugged automatically creates the Serial metadata source if the COM Port Mode is set to Metadata.

You can configure the Makito X4 Rugged to extract either KLV or CoT metadata packets from the serial port. You must specify the Data Format, and for CoT metadata, the Max AirCraftSPI Delta.

To configure the Serial metadata source:

  1. From the Metadata List View, click the Settings icon
    on the Serial metadata source (i.e., the first source in the list).
  2. On the Serial Source Detail View, type in the Name for the source.

    Input and Serial Settings

  3. If CoT has been installed (as above), select CoT for the Data Format (under Input).
  4. Select or enter the remaining value(s). For details on the Metadata fields, see Metadata Settings.

    CoT Relaying

  5. (Optional) To set up CoT retransmission, see CoT Relaying.

    Mission ID/Security Data Set Insertion

  6. (Optional) To configure a mission ID or security data to replace or insert, see Mission ID/Security Data Set Insertion.

  7. To apply your changes and start the Metadata stream, click Apply.

  8. To start or stop the stream, click the Start/Stop icon
    (as applicable)
  9. To view Metadata statistics, click the Statistics icon
    . For details, see Metadata Statistics.
  10. To retract the Metadata Source Detail View, click the Settings icon 

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