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Author: Bart Nef | Last Updated: 05/17/2017 | Comments: 4
Although air temperature and relative humidity (RH) sensors provide the benefit of an economical means to collect measurement data for two parameters, there are some issues related to these sensors that you should be aware of. In this article, I’ll provide some background on air... read more
Author: Janet Albers | Last Updated: 05/04/2017 | Comments: 0
Are you wondering what size battery and solar panel you need to run all of the devices in your data acquisition system? How will you know if your power supply can keep pace with your needs? To get these answers, you will need to estimate the... read more
Author: Carolyn Ivans | Last Updated: 04/13/2017 | Comments: 0
If you are a Campbell Scientific customer, you may have heard of SDMs and multiplexers. But recently we added a new family of peripherals, called CDMs, to our product line. So, what are CDMs? How can they help you with your measurement needs? How do... read more
Author: Dana Worley | Last Updated: 04/05/2017 | Comments: 0
IP communication has significantly changed the way many of us access our dataloggers. It is reliable, fast, and readily available—anywhere you have access to "the Internet," you have the ability to use this protocol to communicate with your datalogger.
Sometimes, however, network access to your datalogger... read more
Author: Gary Roberts | Last Updated: 03/23/2017 | Comments: 0
Pointers are a great tool for CRBasic programs. If you use them carefully, pointers can reduce the amount of program code you need to write, thereby increasing your program’s efficiency and enabling you to use less memory. (Your program can run faster because it does... read more
Author: Paul Smart | Last Updated: 03/08/2017 | Comments: 4
Have you ever set up a Campbell Scientific datalogger as a Modbus slave and discovered that your data was not arriving at your SCADA system as you expected? You may have quickly realized two things: troubleshooting the communication problem is not an easy task, and... read more
Author: Jacob Davis | Last Updated: 02/22/2017 | Comments: 0
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
Author: Dirk Baker | Last Updated: 02/08/2017 | Comments: 0
Are you concerned about frost damage to your crops?
There are a number of high-value crops that are critically vulnerable to frost damage. Especially on buds, flowers, and early fruit, frost can cost growers thousands of dollars per acre.
For a long time, many growers have monitored... read more
Author: Dana Worley | Last Updated: 01/25/2017 | Comments: 6
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.
In 2006, we added the ability in... read more
Author: Robin Deissinger | Last Updated: 01/11/2017 | Comments: 0
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
Author: Carolyn Ivans | Last Updated: 01/04/2017 | Comments: 3
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
Author: Dana Worley | Last Updated: 09/28/2016 | Comments: 0
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
Author: Janet Albers | Last Updated: 09/15/2016 | Comments: 2
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
Author: Paul Smart | Last Updated: 09/02/2016 | Comments: 0
Turning your Campbell Scientific datalogger into a DNP3 outstation is a great way to allow systems that use the DNP3 protocol to have access to your live measurement data, as well as historical data. When you use your datalogger as a DNP3 outstation, the datalogger is... read more
Author: Alexia Ferrari | Last Updated: 08/16/2016 | Comments: 0
Why is this important?
Although the CCFC Field Camera can act alone and connect to telemetry and transmit images in many forms, if a datalogger is at the same location, you save the cost of having two telemetry connections, one for the logger and one for... read more
Author: Dana Worley | Last Updated: 08/05/2016 | Comments: 0
While many of our customers are knowledgeable about our LoggerNet datalogger support software, not as many are familiar with LoggerNet Admin and the benefits it can offer. In this article, I’ll introduce you to LoggerNet Admin, show you how easy it is to install it as... read more
Author: Travis McKissack | Last Updated: 07/21/2016 | Comments: 0
When it comes to designing an RF (radio frequency) telemetry link, many people know that you need to ensure that there is an unobstructed line-of-sight (LOS) between the transmitting and receiving antennas. Unfortunately, many people don’t know that there is more to this seemingly obvious... read more
Author: Jason Ritter | Last Updated: 07/06/2016 | Comments: 0
Because there are many different types of soil water content sensors available, choosing the best one for your application may seem difficult or even confusing. To help you make your selection, it’s important to understand what soil water content sensors actually measure, what makes a... read more
Author: Carolyn Ivans | Last Updated: 06/22/2016 | Comments: 3
You may have identified the need to add external data storage to your datalogger with flash-memory cards. But do you know which CRBasic instruction to use to do it? In this article, I’ll help you choose the most suitable instruction for your application. In a future... read more
Author: Janet Albers | Last Updated: 06/08/2016 | Comments: 0
If you have one of our retired dataloggers that uses the Edlog programming language, do you know the best way to change an Input Location name? It’s possible that you may want to use a different name or insert a name where one is missing... read more