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Taking In-Situ Soil Measurements to New Performance Depths

Author: Dirk Baker | Last Updated: 04/17/2019 | Comments: 0

taking in-situ soil measurements to new performance depths

Advances in technology and mechanical design offer vast improvements for those of you who need soil measurements at multiple depths—especially environmental researchers and anyone who works with environmental monitoring networks. In this article, we’ll take a closer look at the measurement challenges you may face... read more

How to Easily Test Your Rain Gauge Calibration—and Avoid Errors

Author: Mike Nelson | Last Updated: 02/28/2019 | Comments: 0

how to easily test your rain gauge calibration—and avoid errors

Testing the calibration of your rain gauge is a simple process. But as you know, it’s also easy to introduce problems, such as incorporating simulated data as real data. In this article, we’ll review a useful feature that automates the testing process and can help... read more

Daylight Saving Time and Your Data Logger

Author: Janet Albers | Last Updated: 02/27/2019 | Comments: 9

daylight saving time and your data logger

Do you need to do anything to your data logger 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... read more

How to Create Custom Sensors in Short Cut

Author: Jason Ritter | Last Updated: 02/27/2019 | Comments: 0

how to create custom sensors in short cut

Have you ever wanted Short Cut to support more sensors? Although Short Cut supports many sensors, you may have found that the sensor you want to measure is not on the list. What do you do then? How do you add that sensor to your... read more

Rain or shine, the Touchscreen Profiles app keeps rugged mobile computer and tablet displays ultra-responsive

Author: Jackson Murphy | Last Updated: 02/13/2019 | Comments: 0

rain or shine, the touchscreen profiles app keeps rugged mobile computer and tablet displays ultra-responsive

Juniper Systems ensures its rugged handheld computer and tablet displays will perform in the working world’s most punishing conditions. The displays on Juniper Systems hardware are tough, bright, and responsive. When you pair the displays with the built-in Touchscreen Profiles application, they maintain responsiveness in... read more

How to Monitor Your Campbell Cellular Modem Data Usage: Part 1

Author: Nathanael Wright | Last Updated: 01/16/2019 | Comments: 0

how to monitor your campbell cellular modem data usage: part 1

Did you know you can monitor your data usage using CRBasic program code on our new data loggers with integrated cellular modems and our external Campbell Scientific brand of cellular modules? In this two-part series, I’ll first show you how to do this in the... read more

How to Use Keypad Commands with Edlog Data Loggers

Author: Bruce Smith | Last Updated: 01/09/2019 | Comments: 0

how to use keypad commands with edlog data loggers

Whether your Edlog-based data logger has a built-in keypad, an external keypad, or no keypad at all, keypad commands are an important field tool. But, if you don’t have a keypad, how do you use keypad commands? In this article, we’ll discuss this topic and... read more

Successfully Connect Your Retired Data Logger to a PC

Author: Jacob Davis | Last Updated: 12/19/2018 | Comments: 0

successfully connect your retired data logger to a pc

Have you experienced a scenario similar to this one? You have an automated weather station with a retired Edlog data logger (such as the CR10X), which has been running great for 20 years. Recently, the data logger stopped transmitting data to your server, so you... read more

New Product Support: Bifacial Plane of Array (BPOA), solar energy’s newest irradiance expression

Author: Matt Perry | Last Updated: 12/12/2018 | Comments: 1

new product support: bifacial plane of array (bpoa), solar energy’s newest irradiance expression

Plane of array irradiance (POA) is a well-known term used to quantify the incident irradiance on a given solar array. It is the parameter most directly related to the power output of a PV module and is used extensively in PV performance analysis and modeling... read more

Edlog Data Logger Support and You

Author: Jacob Davis | Last Updated: 12/05/2018 | Comments: 0

edlog data logger support and you

Just like people, data loggers can enter a phase of life called retirement. Our older, Edlog data loggers have been retired for some time now, and we have continued to provide free support for these reliable devices. We include free support when you purchase our... read more

Technological Sunsets Don’t Have to Be Sad

Author: Robin Deissinger | Last Updated: 11/20/2018 | Comments: 1

technological sunsets don’t have to be sad

When you think of a sunset, do you feel a bit sentimental? Perhaps a bit sad that a particular sunsetting device or piece of technology will soon become obsolete? Admittedly, that’s just the way things go. With a rapid succession of technological advancements, it becomes... read more

The Mesa 2 Rugged Tablet makes splash at Campbell Scientific Centro Caribe

Author: Sarah Merrell | Last Updated: 11/07/2018 | Comments: 0

the mesa 2 rugged tablet makes splash at campbell scientific centro caribe

As Juniper Systems’ parent company, Campbell Scientific is known worldwide for providing quality data loggers, data acquisition systems, and measurement and control products for use in weather, water, energy, flux and turbulence, infrastructure, and soil. And like Juniper Systems, they specialize in rugged. With several product similarities,... read more

No Compromise: Quality Weather Measurements and Simplicity

Author: Robin Deissinger | Last Updated: 10/17/2018 | Comments: 2

no compromise: quality weather measurements and simplicity

Can a simplified weather station solution still provide you with good measurements? In this interview, Alan Hinckley, Senior Application Scientist-Meteorologist, shares his excitement for the ClimaVUE™50 and how users of various backgrounds can benefit from its simplicity in capturing quality weather data. Alan was interviewed... read more

Built to endure: The rugged design behind Mesa 2 Rugged Tablet

Author: Sarah Merrell | Last Updated: 09/12/2018 | Comments: 0

built to endure: the rugged design behind mesa 2 rugged tablet

At Juniper Systems, we’re not conditioned to cut corners. Our goal as one of the top manufacturers of ultra-rugged handheld computers is to present users with a reliable device with the resilience needed to perform in any environment. From working in the pouring rain, to... read more

Measurements Matter, and So Does Communication!

Author: Gary Roberts | Last Updated: 08/21/2018 | Comments: 3

measurements matter, and so does communication!

You may have heard us say that we live by the mantra “Measurements Matter.” We always strive to give you the measurement devices you need to make the most accurate measurements possible using leading-edge technology in a reliable, low-power solution. But, to be honest, good... read more

A Safer Solution to Scrub Agents from Campbell Scientific Gas Analyzers

Author: Ben Conrad | Last Updated: 06/25/2018 | Comments: 0

a safer solution to scrub agents from campbell scientific gas analyzers

If you have an eddy-covariance system, you understand the importance of performing routine maintenance tasks so you can continue to acquire high-quality, consistently reliable data. Some of these maintenance tasks are straightforward, such as making sure that the optics on your gas analyzer are clean... read more

Campbell Core Technology: Data Logger Analog Measurement Uncertainty

Author: Kevin Rhodes | Last Updated: 05/17/2018 | Comments: 0

campbell core technology: data logger analog measurement uncertainty

Do you ever wonder about the uncertainty of your measurements? Occasionally, I’ll have a researcher ask how he or she can calculate the analog measurement uncertainty of a data logger. I usually direct the customer to the specification sheet that we publish. The customer then asks which... read more

Addressing Your Challenges with Cellular Data Subscriptions

Author: Steven Moore | Last Updated: 03/28/2018 | Comments: 0

addressing your challenges with cellular data subscriptions

You’ve carefully acquired good measurement data, and now you want to access your data without worrying about communication headaches. Cellular communication sounds like a great option, but you've heard that trying to obtain a data plan for your cellular modem can be frustrating. You don’t... read more

Campbell Core Technology: The Data Logger

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

campbell core technology: the data logger

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

Understanding the Roles of Data Loggers, RTUs, PLCs, and PACs

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

understanding the roles of data loggers, rtus, plcs, and pacs

Now and then, someone will ask if a Campbell Scientific data logger 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... read more