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How to Use Data Logger Security Codes

Author: Janet Albers | Last Updated: 06/28/2017 | Comments: 0

how to use data logger security codes

Security codes are the oldest method of securing a data logger. They can effectively prevent innocent tinkering and discourage wannabe hackers—actions that could potentially wreak havoc on the integrity of your data. In this article, I’ll discuss the different security codes and how to use... read more

Using Loops in CRBasic to Prevent Unnecessary Skipped Scans

Author: Gary Roberts | Last Updated: 05/31/2017 | Comments: 0

using loops in crbasic to prevent unnecessary skipped scans

Maybe you’re like me when it comes to skipped scans. I have always disliked seeing skipped scans in my data loggers. I have been trained to watch out for them and do my best to write my CRBasic programs in a way that makes them... read more

How to Use Call-back Capability so Your Data Logger Initiates Data Retrieval

Author: Jacob Davis | Last Updated: 02/22/2017 | Comments: 2

how to use call-back capability so your data logger initiates data retrieval

Have you come across situations where you want your data logger to initiate data retrieval, rather than your PC? For example, do you have an environmental condition that you want to transmit alarm data for? Although IP-based communication is prevalent, sometimes you may need data-logger-initiated communication... read more

Sending Email from Your Data Logger Just Got Easier!

Author: Dana Worley | Last Updated: 01/25/2017 | Comments: 12

sending email from your data logger just got easier!

Have you had problems finding an SMTP server to use to send emails from your data logger? Are compatibility issues causing you to look for a work-around? Keep reading for a solution that may be just what you need. Some Background In 2006, we added the ability... read more

Exciting Possibilities for CR310 Users

Author: Robin Deissinger | Last Updated: 01/11/2017 | Comments: 0

exciting possibilities for cr310 users

In this short interview, Sam Utley, the product manager for the new CR310, tells us about the enhanced functionality this data logger provides and why he feels the CR310 offers exciting possibilities for our customers. Sam is a member of the Product Management (PM) team... read more

The Internet of Things (IoT) – Doing Our “Thing” Since Y2K

Author: Dana Worley | Last Updated: 09/28/2016 | Comments: 2

the internet of things (iot) – doing our “thing” since y2k

We all remember the year 2000 as the year that The World As We Know It would come to an end. Computer systems were predicted to come crashing down on January 1, leaving in their wake failing infrastructure that would affect millions of lives. In... read more

How to Know when Your Data Logger Memory Is Getting Full

Author: Janet Albers | Last Updated: 09/15/2016 | Comments: 2

how to know when your data logger memory is getting full

It’s common for our customers to wonder when their data logger 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... read more

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

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

get to know your data logger’s spare tire: the lithium battery

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 Select the Correct Pulse Type for Your Measurements

Author: Jacob Davis | Last Updated: 04/21/2016 | Comments: 0

how to select the correct pulse type for your measurements

Have you ever had a sensor work on a P (pulse) data logger terminal, but not on a C (control) terminal? Is the list of choices for the PConfig parameter in the PulseCount() instruction daunting? Campbell Scientific data loggers offer several options for measuring pulse... read more

10+ Reasons to Be Excited about the New CR300 Datalogger

Author: Robin Deissinger | Last Updated: 03/16/2016 | Comments: 3

10+ reasons to be excited about the new cr300 datalogger

In this short interview, Kevin Rhodes, the product manager for the new CR300, tells us how this new data logger will be helpful to Campbell Scientific customers and why he thinks the CR300 is a great value. Kevin is the Director of Product Management at... read more

Helpful Hints for Updating Your Data Logger's OS

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

helpful hints for updating your data logger's os

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

How to Access and Control Your Raven Modem via TCP/IP

Author: Gary Roberts | Last Updated: 12/09/2015 | Comments: 1

how to access and control your raven modem via tcp/ip

Have you ever wanted the ability to control your Raven cellular modem with your data logger? Would it be nice to be able to get data on the health of your cellular modem and its data network? Maybe you even want to reset your Raven... read more

A Data Logger Connection Culprit with Benefits

Author: Dana Worley | Last Updated: 11/18/2015 | Comments: 0

a data logger connection culprit with benefits

When you have work to do, there’s nothing more frustrating than being unable to connect to your data logger in the field. We’ve all been there: You’re in LoggerNet’s Connect window pressing the Connect button, and you’re met with nothing but the endless flashing “connecting... read more

IP Communication Basics for Data Logger Users

Author: Jacob Davis | Last Updated: 10/14/2015 | Comments: 0

ip communication basics for data logger users

Are you configuring your data logger but confused about all the IP (Internet Protocol) settings? Do you know what the settings mean and what you should set them to? Most of us data logger users do not have a background in computer science or network administration.... read more

6 Steps to Determine if Your Data Logger Needs Repairing

Author: Jason Ritter | Last Updated: 09/16/2015 | Comments: 2

6 steps to determine if your data logger needs repairing

Is your data acquisition system recording incorrect measurements, but you’re unsure of the cause? Do you wonder if your data logger may need to be repaired? This article discusses some simple tests that you can perform to help determine if your data logger has a... read more

Making Sense of an Edlog Program File for Your Retired Data Logger

Author: Janet Albers | Last Updated: 09/09/2015 | Comments: 0

making sense of an edlog program file for your retired data logger

Our retired data loggers are still in use, and some of them use the Edlog programming language. Do you have an Edlog data logger with a .dld compiled program file that you don’t know how to read? Does your .dld file have codes that you... read more

4 New Ways to Use Array Notation: Copying or Transposing

Author: Janet Albers | Last Updated: 07/21/2015 | Comments: 0

4 new ways to use array notation: copying or transposing

Copying or transposing has become easier with OS 28 (CR6 OS 1). This new operating system enables you to copy portions of an array to a new location, such as when transposing rows and columns. In this example we start with A(3,2) (3 rows, 2 columns) initialized as... read more

4 Ways to Make Your Data More Secure

Author: Jacob Davis | Last Updated: 07/15/2015 | Comments: 0

4 ways to make your data more secure

Your data is valuable, and sometimes that value is reduced if unauthorized users have access to it. For this reason, Campbell Scientific data loggers have numerous methods of restricting access to your data. This article is an overview of four available methods for securing your... read more

Troubleshooting Best Practices for Data Acquisition Systems

Author: Jason Ritter | Last Updated: 07/08/2015 | Comments: 0

troubleshooting best practices for data acquisition systems

Are your current troubleshooting methods not as helpful as you’d like them to be? This article discusses a number of troubleshooting best practices you can use, which may help you determine the source of the problem and resume your data collection more quickly. When I... read more

4 New Ways to Use Array Notation: Complex Scaling

Author: Janet Albers | Last Updated: 07/01/2015 | Comments: 0

4 new ways to use array notation: complex scaling

You can perform more complex scaling in an array without needing a For/Next loop. To take advantage of this feature, use OS 28 (CR6 OS 01) or later.   In this example program, a unique set of multipliers and offsets is applied to the column of an... read more

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