Configure ADS Flow Monitors With This User-Friendly Software. Qstart is a simple, user-friendly software utility that allows field crews to quickly setup and activate ADS flow monitors. This utility saves time and money in the field and allows users to setup meters in minutes without Profile. Qstart also enables the user to collect and review the meter’s depth and velocity data in hydrograph and tabular views simultaneously. All data collected in Qstart can be viewed in the field and exported in CSV format for import into the desktop software of the user's choice.