RTMCPRO Real-Time Monitor and Control Software, Professional Version
Custom Graphical Interface
Display your data; control your data logger
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Overview

Current Version: 5.0

RTMC Pro is used to create and run graphical screens that provide real-time monitor and control capabilities. You can easily design displays using its large library of components including alarms, switches, status bars, charts, and gauges. Simply select a component, place it on the workspace, and specify the data value to be displayed. Each component has properties that can be set by the user giving maximum design control.

This separately purchased product is an enhanced version of the RTMC client that is included with LoggerNet, LoggerNetAdmin, and RTDAQ.

View RTMC Pro demo sites for building four of the Campbell Scientific, Logan, Utah campus and current Logan, Utah weather conditions.

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Benefits and Features

  • Large library of components: alarms, switches, status bars, charts, gages, and more
  • Interactive components (switches, drop lists, digital set points, dials) let you toggle flags or set data logger values directly from your RTMC display
  • Securely monitor and control your data from virtually anywhere by publishing your RTMC projects to your intranet or the Internet using the included Web Publisher and CSI Web Server
  • View data from multiple LoggerNet servers, Campbell Scientific data files, LNDB databases, HTTP data loggers, and virtual data sources all in one RTMC project
  • Send email messages or execute programs when alarms are triggered
  • Create reports that allow you to easily step through historical data and export an RTMC screen either on a schedule or manually
  • Use the extensive math and logic expression library to convert and/or combine your data for display

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Detailed Description

RTMC Pro, an enhanced version of RTMC, includes a development and a run-time program. Specifically, RTMC Pro provides the following:

  • The ability to use LNDB databases, Campbell Scientific data files, HTTP data loggers, virtual data sources, and multiple LoggerNet Servers as data sources
  • The CSI Web Server for viewing your data from a web browser
  • The ability to generate reports
  • More graphical components. For example, more alarms, switches, graphs, gauges, and layout components are available
  • Components to run/open a file, run a Cora-Script command (LoggerNet command), or view a web page.
  • Images of the project that can be saved and transferred to a web server automatically
  • The ability to send email messages or execute programs when alarms occur. Alarm activity can be logged to a file
  • More settings for components existing in both RTMC and RTMC Pro, which enables more design control

RTMC Run-Time and the CSI Web Server can run projects created with RTMC Pro's development program. For best compatibility between RTMC or RTMC Pro projects and RTMC Run-Time, the version numbers of the applications should match.

  • Projects created with a newer version of RTMC or RTMC Pro will not run in an older version of RTMC Run-Time. As an example, a project created with RTMC Pro 5.0 will not run in RTMC Run-Time 4.0.
  • Projects created with an older version of RTMC or RTMC Pro will open and run, but component size or placement may not match the original project, requiring the project to be edited.

An upgrade for RTMC Pro must be purchased separately if you have these earlier versions of RTMC Pro.

Specifications

Current Version 5.0
Operating System Windows 10, 8, and 7 (Both 32- and 64-bit operating systems are supported.)
Purchased Separately Yes, as an enhancement to RTMC
Software Level Intermediate to advanced
Scheduled Data Collection Supported Yes
Real-Time Updates Yes
Alarms Real-time, visual, audible, multilevel alarms possible, alarm log, launch programs, email notifications

Military Certificate of Networthiness (CoN)

Certifications
  • RTMC Pro is certified as Cert # 201620696.
  • RTMC Pro is certified to include the CSI Web Server and has CoN ID 28201.

Compatibility

Note: The following shows notable compatibility information. It is not a comprehensive list of all compatible or incompatible products.

Data Loggers

Product Compatible Note
21X (retired) The 21X requires three PROMs; two PROM 21X Microloggers are not compatible.
CR10 (retired)
CR1000 (retired)
CR1000X
CR10X (retired) RTMC Pro is compatible with the mixed array, PakBus, and TD operating systems.
CR200X (retired)
CR206X (retired)
CR211X (retired)
CR216X (retired)
CR23X (retired) RTMC Pro is compatible with the mixed array, PakBus, and TD operating systems.
CR295X (retired)
CR300
CR3000
CR310
CR500 (retired)
CR5000 (retired)
CR510 (retired) RTMC Pro is compatible with the mixed array, PakBus, and TD operating systems.
CR6
CR800
CR850
CR9000 (retired)
CR9000X (retired)

Additional Compatibility Information

Software

RTMC Run-Time and CSI Web Server can run projects created with RTMC Pro's development program. For best compatibility between RTMC or RTMC Pro projects and RTMC Run-Time, the version numbers of the applications should match.

  • Projects created with a newer version of RTMC or RTMC Pro will not run in an older version of RTMC Run-Time. As an example, a project created with RTMC Pro 5.0 will not run in RTMC Run-Time 4.0.
  • Projects created with an older version of RTMC or RTMC Pro will open and run, but component size or placement may not match the original project, requiring the project to be edited.

An upgrade for RTMC Pro must be purchased separately if you have these earlier versions.

Computer

RTMC Pro runs on Windows 7, 8, and 10. RTMC Pro runs on both 32-bit and 64-bit versions of these operating systems.;

Downloads

RTMC Pro Trial v.5.0 (88.9 MB) 06-25-2020

A fully functional 30 day trial version of RTMC Pro (Real Time Monitoring & Control) software for creating custom data displays. RTMC Pro is an enhanced version of RTMC that contains more graphical components, more alarms including email alarm events, run/open, hotspot and snapshot capabilities.  The CSI Web Server is also included.

Note: This application requires the Microsoft .Net 4.0 Framework.  If it is not already installed on your computer,  it can be obtained from the Microsoft Download Center.

RTMC Pro Patch v.4.3.3 (84.6 MB) 03-13-2020

This patch upgrades RTMC Pro 4.0 and newer to 4.3.3.

Note: This application requires the Microsoft .Net 4.0 Framework.  If it is not already installed on your computer,  it can be obtained from the Microsoft Download Center.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Number of FAQs related to RTMCPRO: 50

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  1. As LoggerNet collects data from a table, the table record number, which normally increases by one with each record stored, can get reset to zero through various mechanisms, such as the data logger recompiling its program. Because of this, the record number alone is not sufficient to identify a record within the cache table of LoggerNet. LoggerNet uses the file mark number to keep these discontinuities straight. Each time that a missed event is detected or the record number regresses, LoggerNet increments the file mark number that it uses to store new records.

    Starting with LoggerNet 4.1, this parameter can be specified with a value of &HFFFFFFFF. The LoggerNet server interprets this by looking for the starting record number in the latest file mark.

  2. In RTMC Pro, there is a workspace option to auto-size in runtime. This fills up the window and sizes the content as needed. This option is very useful when developing projects to be run on more than one display.

  3. With the project open in the designer screen, click the project menu item and Configure Snapshot & FTP. Files can be written to whichever local drive is desired or transferred via FTP.

  4. The table component of RTMC Pro has the option to display the newest data at the top of the table. It can then be set up to save images of that table component or the entire screen (for use in an HTML page), or the RTMC Pro project itself can be run in the RTMC Web Server.

    Using RTMC Pro Dev, select the New Data At Top table option property.

  5. The report intervals are open-closed. If a three-hour chart with hourly data is shown, whether three or four points are shown depends on the interval. On an open-closed interval, only three points are shown—one for each hour. On a closed-closed interval, there are four points, but the first point actually represents data outside the three-hour interval. RTMC Pro was designed to use open-closed intervals.

  6. The snapshots are generated in either instance—whether starting the project from RTMC Developer or RTMC Run-Time.

  7. Yes. Use the StartRelativeToNewest function as a prefix to the averaging expression to specify how far back to go in the data when the project is first started.

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