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Answers to 5 Common Questions about Storing Data to Memory Cards

Author: Carolyn Ivans | Last Updated: 01/04/2017 | Comments: 0

You may use CompactFlash or microSD memory cards for external storage of your datalogger data, but are you using your cards correctly? In this article, I’ll answer some common questions you may have about memory card usage. Recommended for You: If you haven’t done so... read more

How to Know when Your Datalogger Memory Is Getting Full

Author: Janet Albers | Last Updated: 09/15/2016 | Comments: 1

It’s common for our customers to wonder when their datalogger memory is going to be full, what will happen to their data when the memory is full, and what they should do about it. After all, your data is specific to your application and not... read more

Get to Know Your Datalogger’s Spare Tire: The Lithium Battery

Author: Jacob Davis | Last Updated: 05/18/2016 | Comments: 0

When was the last time you checked the air pressure on your automobile’s spare tire? What if you were driving along, got a flat tire, and discovered that your spare tire was flat as well? We don’t often think about our spare tire until we... read more

How to Navigate the World of Software Upgrades, Patches, and Trials

Author: Dana Worley | Last Updated: 04/13/2016 | Comments: 0

You may find it a little confusing to differentiate between software upgrades and patches. For example, when do you need which one? When is there a fee for a software release, and when is a release free of charge? With the recent release of the new... read more

Daylight Saving Time and Your Datalogger

Author: Janet Albers | Last Updated: 03/10/2016 | Comments: 5

Do you need to do anything to your datalogger or software to compensate for the beginning of daylight saving time? Read this short article to find out! Residents of many parts of North America, and various areas around the world, continue to observe the practice... read more

9 Tips for Proper Battery Care

Author: Brad Maxfield | Last Updated: 02/17/2016 | Comments: 1

In honor of National Battery Day, celebrated annually on February 18th, we’d like to take a moment to remind you of some tips for safely handling, storing, and using batteries in conjunction with your Campbell Scientific equipment. While it may be easy to overlook the proper... read more

Helpful Hints for Updating Your Datalogger's OS

Author: Janet Albers | Last Updated: 02/10/2016 | Comments: 0

Periodically we release new operating systems (OSs) that include new functions and instructions, as well as enhancements or bug fixes for existing functions and instructions. If you are asked to update your OS or need a newly added feature for your application, this article provides... read more

8 ET Station Components that Need Regular Maintenance

Author: Bruce Smith | Last Updated: 09/23/2015 | Comments: 0

Like most machines, automated weather stations require regular maintenance to provide you with better performance and longer life expectancy. A weather station designed to calculate evapotranspiration (ET) for commercial agriculture and irrigation scheduling has a number of components that require maintenance and calibration. Based on... read more

Automatic Water Sampler Maintenance Tips

Author: Robin Deissinger | Last Updated: 07/29/2015 | Comments: 0

If you use automatic water-sampling equipment, consider performing a maintenance check-up during the month of August, which is National Water Quality Month in the U.S. When you perform a maintenance check-up, you can help ensure that your equipment is operating at an optimal level and that you... read more

Evapotranspiration: What It Is and How It Is Helpful

Author: Bruce Smith | Last Updated: 06/24/2015 | Comments: 0

Have you ever heard someone mention "ET" and wondered what it meant? Assuming the person wasn’t talking about extra-terrestrials or Entertainment Tonight, the conversation was probably about evapotranspiration. Evapotranspiration (or "ET") is the water lost through plant transpiration and soil and plant evaporation. The images... read more

How to Check the Accuracy of Your Solar Radiation Measurements

Author: Bruce Smith | Last Updated: 05/29/2015 | Comments: 0

Solar radiation is an important measurement for many researchers and those who are monitoring their evapotranspiration values for irrigation purposes. If you have been wondering how accurate your solar radiation measurement is, Apogee Instruments (an associated company of Campbell Scientific) has a Clear Sky Calculator mobile... read more

How Safe Is Your LoggerNet Data?

Author: Dana Worley | Last Updated: 05/29/2015 | Comments: 0

When you live in a cold-weather climate like we do here in northern Utah, it’s a welcome reprieve to spend a few days away enjoying someplace sunny and warm. A couple of days ago, as I was uploading photos of sunshine and blue skies from... read more

How to Find and Insert Characters Using a Keyboard Display

Author: Janet Albers | Last Updated: 05/29/2015 | Comments: 0

A keyboard display, such as the external CR1000KD or on-board display of the CR850 and CR3000, is a powerful tool you can use in the field. A keyboard display enables you to interrogate and program a datalogger independent of other telecommunication links. Most keys on a... read more


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