Open the new Ares III M4000 recorder using the supplied key. Add a 9volt battery to the recorder.
Connect the new recorder using the serial connection cable supplied with your system.
Click on the ARES III icon on your desktop.
Click on the Recorders tab in the top section of the Data Tabs window.
Click on the Download/Program tab at the bottom of the Data Tabs window.
Click on the ID tab at the bottom left corner of the Download window. (This will reveal the serial number and other crucial recorder data information.)
Click on the Download tab at the lower left corner of the Download window.
A new Recorder window will appear indicating the recorder serial number.
Enter a recorder name in the appropriate field.