The ports on TideBot are identical to those on the YachtBot and WindBot products.


  • The SD card must be inserted for correct operation. Use the SD card that arrived with your TideBot
  • The SIM card is optional
  • The USB port is used to access the SD card (there rarely is a need to remove the SD card and we advise against it) to change the config file or update the firmware
  • The DC charge port is used for charging the battery. Only use the supplied charger
  • The recessed reset button is for powering the device down in the unlikely event that the magnetic switch is not responsive