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Campbell Core Technology: The Datalogger

Author: Kevin Rhodes | Last Updated: 03/21/2018 | Comments: 0

campbell core technology: the datalogger

At Campbell Scientific, we want to help you get the most out of your datalogger that you can. You may have purchased your datalogger to be the core of your data acquisition system without knowing all the things your datalogger can do for you. For example, do... read more

Daylight Saving Time and Your Datalogger

Author: Janet Albers | Last Updated: 03/09/2018 | Comments: 7

daylight saving time and your datalogger

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 of... read more

Understanding the Roles of Dataloggers, RTUs, PLCs, and PACs

Author: Jacob Davis | Last Updated: 02/28/2018 | Comments: 1

understanding the roles of dataloggers, rtus, plcs, and pacs

Now and then, someone will ask if a Campbell Scientific datalogger can be used in place of a PLC (programmable logic controller) or an RTU (remote terminal unit). Admittedly, it is not a simple question to answer. The capabilities of modern PLCs, RTUs, and dataloggers... read more

7 Things You Should Know about New Cellular Options for Dataloggers

Author: Gary Roberts | Last Updated: 02/21/2018 | Comments: 3

7 things you should know about new cellular options for dataloggers

You may have heard about the new integrated cellular modem gateways available as options on some of our dataloggers. But, do you know what these options really offer, and how they can help your data communication needs now and for decades to come? In this... read more

Why Should You Use a Vibrating-Wire Datalogger?

Author: Robin Deissinger | Last Updated: 02/14/2018 | Comments: 0

why should you use a vibrating-wire datalogger?

In this short interview, Josh Brown, Market Product Manager of the Infrastructure Group, shares some of the benefits of using a vibrating-wire datalogger, such as the CRVW3 3-Channel Vibrating-Wire Datalogger. Josh was interviewed by Robin Deissinger, the blog editor. Interview Q&A What is a vibrating-wire datalogger... read more

New Product Support: Kipp & Zonen’s RaZON+

Author: Matt Perry | Last Updated: 01/17/2018 | Comments: 0

new product support: kipp & zonen’s razon+

During 2017, I was asked several times for a datalogger program to retrieve data from Kipp & Zonen’s new RaZON+, a compact-sized dual-axis sun tracker with integrated GPS, smart pyrheliometer, and shaded smart pyranometer. The RaZON+ touts a higher accuracy approach to obtaining solar component... read more

Get Answers to Your Datalogger Questions Quickly

Author: Michelle Welch | Last Updated: 01/04/2018 | Comments: 0

get answers to your datalogger questions quickly

Did you know that you are just a click or tap away from new and improved online datalogger assistance? If you have a CR1000X, CR6, or CR300-series datalogger, you’ll want to visit our new resource that is available to you 24/7. Our new online user assistance... read more

How Safe Are Your Campbell Scientific Devices from KRACK?

Author: Jacob Davis | Last Updated: 12/22/2017 | Comments: 0

how safe are your campbell scientific devices from krack?

Just recently, the KRACK (Key Reinstallation AttaCK) Wi-Fi vulnerability was publicized. You might be wondering what it is and how it affects the security of your Campbell Scientific devices and data. The KRACK vulnerability exists in the WPA2 (Wi-Fi Protected Access II) security standard used on... read more

Integrated Peripherals: Expansion made easy

Author: Timothy Jeppsen | Last Updated: 11/29/2017 | Comments: 0

integrated peripherals: expansion made easy

What do expansion peripherals do, and how is integrating them helpful? Expansion peripherals have two purposes: to expand the capabilities of the datalogger, both in channel count and functionality, and to improve measurement quality. What if we could provide both and make it easier to... read more

Replacing Your CR1000 Datalogger with a CR1000X: What You Should Know

Author: Timothy Jeppsen | Last Updated: 10/11/2017 | Comments: 0

replacing your cr1000 datalogger with a cr1000x: what you should know

As soon as people learned that we were replacing the CR1000 datalogger with the CR1000X datalogger, they asked us these questions: “Can I load a program I wrote for my CR1000 into a CR1000X?” and “Will the CR1000X fit in the same space as my... read more

New Ethernet over USB Functionality for Dataloggers

Author: Dana Worley | Last Updated: 08/30/2017 | Comments: 3

new ethernet over usb functionality for dataloggers

If you have read recent revision history for the Device Configuration Utility (also known as DevConfig), you may have run across the following note: “New USB drivers (RNDIS) were added for [supported] datalogger.” What's that all about? you may have wondered. Sounds boring, eh? We think it... read more

A Quick Comparison of the CR1000X, CR1000, and CR6 Dataloggers

Author: Timothy Jeppsen | Last Updated: 08/17/2017 | Comments: 0

a quick comparison of the cr1000x, cr1000, and cr6 dataloggers

We recently released the CR1000X Measurement and Control Datalogger, and you may be wondering how it compares with our widely used CR1000 datalogger and our innovative CR6 datalogger. If you’re in the market for a new datalogger, how do you know which one is best... read more

Introducing the CR1000X: A New Generation of Dataloggers with Proven Functionality

Author: Timothy Jeppsen | Last Updated: 08/02/2017 | Comments: 3

introducing the cr1000x: a new generation of dataloggers with proven functionality

It should come as no surprise that the CR1000 datalogger (introduced in 2004) has been an incredibly successful datalogger. With nearly 100,000 deployed, this datalogger has been installed on every continent on the earth. Using the design success of the CR1000, Campbell Scientific integrated many... read more

How to Use Datalogger Security Codes

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

how to use datalogger security codes

Security codes are the oldest method of securing a datalogger. 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 them... 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 dataloggers. I have been trained to watch out for them and do my best to write my CRBasic programs in a way that makes them not... read more

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

Author: Jacob Davis | Last Updated: 02/22/2017 | Comments: 0

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

Have you come across situations where you want your datalogger 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 datalogger-initiated communication because... read more

Sending Email from Your Datalogger Just Got Easier!

Author: Dana Worley | Last Updated: 01/25/2017 | Comments: 6

sending email from your datalogger just got easier!

Have you had problems finding an SMTP server to use to send emails from your datalogger? 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 in... 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 datalogger provides and why he feels the CR310 offers exciting possibilities for our customers. Sam is a member of the Product Management (PM) team at... read more

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

Author: Dana Worley | Last Updated: 09/28/2016 | Comments: 0

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 Datalogger Memory Is Getting Full

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

how to know when your datalogger memory is getting full

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

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