Download the AirVisual Node/Pro's data using Samba

To copy the log data using Samba:

1) Connect the Node/Pro to a Wi-Fi network.

2) Connect your computer to the same Wi-Fi network with the Node/Pro.

3) On the Node/Pro, press the center button for "Settings Menu" > "Network" > "Access Pro data". This displays the information needed to access your data. 

3a- Windows Open File Explorer, and type the displayed Windows URL (e.g. '\\\airvisual') into the search bar, and hit Enter. "Start" > Enter the displayed username and password when prompted.
See Windows picture guide at the bottom of this article for detailed visual instructions!

3b- Mac Open Finder, click the 'Go' dropdown menu at the top of your screen and choose 'Connect to Server'. Type the displayed Mac OS URL (e.g. 'smb://') into 'Server Address' box and click 'Connect'. Enter the username and password when prompted.
3c- Linux Open your file navigator and click on "Connect to server" with the IP address. Enter the username and password when prompted.

4) The log files are given as CSV text files. 
To import to Excel, first save the text files to your computer, and open Excel. 
Windows Click the 'Data' tab, then from 'Get External Data' choose 'From Text', and select the saved text files. In the Text Format Wizard, choose 'Delimited' as Original Data Type > for Delimiters, select 'Semicolon' > choose your column data preferences, and Finish.
Mac - From the File menu, choose 'Import' and 'CSV', and follow the steps. 

5) Explore your findings! 

Windows guide in pictures: 

Open File Explorer...

...type the Windows URL into the search bar, indicated in red...

..then hit enter.

Enter the username and password shown on your AirVisual Node/Pro's screen, and - bingo! Take your pick from the Node/Pro's internal data files.

Please note,  If you are importing the data into Excel in another language which marks a decimal point as a comma, this may affect the formatting of your data.  For instance, the number "8.6" in Node/Pro's reading will be automatically changed to "86" when being imported if user's computer only marks and recognizes "8,6" instead of "8.6".  

If you are having trouble downloading the data to your computer via Samba, please check these troubleshooting steps

The AirVisual Pro/Node

  1. How can I make my outdoor Node/Pro's data public?
  2. Chinese users: AirVisual Node/Pro常见问题
  3. AirVisual Node/Pro software updates - Changelog
  4. Download the AirVisual Node/Pro's data using Samba
  5. How to access the AirVisual Node/Pro's API
  6. How to connect the Node/Pro to Wi-Fi?
  7. Why does my Wi-Fi disconnect frequently?
  8. How can I access the PM10 measurements from my Node/Pro?
  9. Connecting the Node/Pro to Wi-Fi networks with web authentication (captive portal)
  10. How can I update my Node/Pro’s software?
  11. How often does the Node/Pro's sensor take measurements? What is the difference between "Continuous" and "Default" mode?
  12. Why is my AirVisual Node/Pro showing higher pollution than outdoors?
  13. How can I see the PM2.5 concentation in µg/m3 on my AirVisual Node/Pro?
  14. My serial number does not exist
  15. How can I rename my AirVisual Node/Pro?
  16. How can I reset my AirVisual Node/Pro?
  17. What is pairing mode and how does it work?
  18. Can I use my AirVisual Node/Pro where there is no outdoor data?
  19. I want to register my AirVisual Node/Pro
  20. Node/Pro maintenance and sensor recalibration
  21. Payment options, shipping and warranty
  22. What's the difference between the Node/Pro's Enterprise and regular account?
  23. What is IFTTT and how can I use it with my AirVisual Pro?
  24. How can I get the most of my AirVisual Node/Pro's battery?
  25. Return Policy
  26. How do I display PM2.5 AQI and CO2 on the same screen?
  27. My Node/Pro shows a different measurement than the official outdoor station
  28. My Node/Pro shows 'No recent data' for Outdoor air quality
  29. Will my Node/Pro work without Wi-Fi?
  30. How do the PM2.5 sensor and CO2 sensor work?
  31. How does the AirVisual Node/Pro predict (forecast) future air quality?
  32. What temperature range can the AirVisual Node/Pro can function within?
  33. What is the size of the AirVisual Node/Pro's screen?
  34. What is included in the AirVisual Pro box?
  35. What is the area coverage that the reading of Node/Pro is valid for?
  36. AirVisual Pro Battery Information
  37. How can I view PM2.5 concentrations on the Node/Pro?
  38. Where can I find my AirVisual Pro’s serial number?
  39. What do each of the buttons on the AirVisual Pro do?
  40. AirVisual Pro Dimensions & Weight
  41. Why does the AirVisual Node/Pro monitor PM2.5 and CO2?
  42. What is a "Share Code" and where can I find it?
  43. How do I view my Node/Pro’s data on the AirVisual website and app?
  44. Does the Pro/Node have an indoor & outdoor sensor?
  45. Will there be a VOC Pro/Node soon?
  46. Battery stays at 0% when charging and turns off when unplugged
  47. Cannot register my monitor's serial number
  48. How to change or unfollow an outdoor station on my Pro?
  49. AirVisual Pro API returned JSON format
  50. Why is the Node/Pro's screen reading different to what is shown on the app?
  51. My PM2.5 sensor has got 'stuck' on a very high number
  52. Can the Pro's screen be switched off permanently, while still taking measurements?
  53. My device has stopped displaying outdoor data
  54. Samba data download troubleshooting
  55. How can I connect my AirVisual Pro to other home devices with IFTTT, without a premade Applet?
  56. Edit your air quality data's timestamp in Excel after downloading
  57. How to deregister/unlink my AirVisual device
  58. My CO2 sensor seems to have lost accuracy

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