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


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. However, RTMC Pro 2.x development tool is not compatible with the RTMC Run-Time and the standard RTMC development tool in LoggerNet 4.x or higher. An upgrade for RTMC Pro must be purchased separately if you have these earlier versions of RTMC Pro.


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)

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


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)
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)
CR500 (retired)
CR5000 (retired)
CR510 (retired) RTMC Pro is compatible with the mixed array, PakBus, and TD operating systems.
CR9000 (retired)
CR9000X (retired)

Additional Compatibility Information


RTMC Run-Time and CSI Web Server can run projects created with RTMC Pro's development program. However, the development tool of RTMC Pro 2.x is not compatible with the RTMC run-time and the standard RTMC development tool in LoggerNet 4.x. An upgrade for RTMC Pro must be purchased separately if you have these earlier versions.


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


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: 49

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  1. 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.

  2. RTMC Pro has an Invert Axis property for all axes on a chart. By inverting the bottom axis, the most recent data, along with its time stamp, is displayed on the left with the oldest on the right.

  3. 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.

  4. The report range is selected by using the forward and back arrows.

  5. Ensure that the versions of RTMC products match (same version for Run-Time and Developer).

  6. 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.

  7. RTMC Pro comes with a web server and a publish-to-web function to publish whole sets of graphs to the web. RTMC Pro also enables the output of snapshots (images) that can be used in user-created web pages.

  8. SystemTime returns the current computer time. Timestamp returns the time stamp for an associated record.

  9. The Last() function can be used to compare the current value of a variable with the last value that was loaded. To have the graphic display in a graph, create two separate traces that use an expression similar to the following:

    alias("ln:cr1000.one_hour.temp_degf", temp); IIF(Last(temp) > temp, temp, NOPLOT)

    This expression produces a point if the value is increasing; otherwise, it produces a NAN value, which is ignored by the plot. Specify a trace with the down arrow symbol and a different comparison to plot decreasing values.

    This is easier if all that needs to be shown is the current state of the value compared to the previous. To do this, use an alarm that specifies up arrows and down arrows for the images associated with the on and off states.

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