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Author: Timothy Jeppsen | Last Updated: 08/02/2017 | Comments: 3
It should come as no surprise that the CR1000 datalogger (introduced in 2004) has been an incredibly successful data logger. With nearly 100,000 deployed, this data logger has been installed on every continent on the earth. Using the design success of the CR1000, Campbell Scientific... read more
Author: Janet Albers | Last Updated: 06/28/2017 | Comments: 2
Security codes are the oldest method of securing a data logger. 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... read more
Author: Gary Roberts | Last Updated: 05/31/2017 | Comments: 2
Maybe you’re like me when it comes to skipped scans. I have always disliked seeing skipped scans in my data loggers. I have been trained to watch out for them and do my best to write my CRBasic programs in a way that makes them... read more
Author: Jacob Davis | Last Updated: 02/22/2017 | Comments: 2
Have you come across situations where you want your data logger 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 data-logger-initiated communication... read more
Author: Dana Worley | Last Updated: 01/25/2017 | Comments: 16
Have you had problems finding an SMTP server to use to send emails from your data logger? 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... 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 data logger provides and why he feels the CR310 offers exciting possibilities for our customers. Sam is a member of the Product Management (PM) team... read more
Author: Dana Worley | Last Updated: 09/28/2016 | Comments: 2
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 data logger 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... read more
Author: Jacob Davis | Last Updated: 05/18/2016 | Comments: 0
When was the last time you checked the air pressure on your automobile’s spare tire? What if you were driving along, got a flat tire, and discovered that your spare tire was flat as well? We don’t often think about our spare tire until we... read more
Author: Jacob Davis | Last Updated: 04/21/2016 | Comments: 0
Have you ever had a sensor work on a P (pulse) data logger terminal, but not on a C (control) terminal? Is the list of choices for the PConfig parameter in the PulseCount() instruction daunting? Campbell Scientific data loggers offer several options for measuring pulse... read more
Author: Robin Deissinger | Last Updated: 03/16/2016 | Comments: 3
In this short interview, Kevin Rhodes, the product manager for the new CR300, tells us how this new data logger will be helpful to Campbell Scientific customers and why he thinks the CR300 is a great value. Kevin is the Director of Product Management at... read more
Author: Dana Worley | Last Updated: 11/18/2015 | Comments: 0
When you have work to do, there’s nothing more frustrating than being unable to connect to your data logger in the field. We’ve all been there: You’re in LoggerNet’s Connect window pressing the Connect button, and you’re met with nothing but the endless flashing “connecting... read more
Author: Janet Albers | Last Updated: 09/09/2015 | Comments: 0
Our retired data loggers are still in use, and some of them use the Edlog programming language. Do you have an Edlog data logger with a .dld compiled program file that you don’t know how to read? Does your .dld file have codes that you... read more
Author: Janet Albers | Last Updated: 07/21/2015 | Comments: 0
Copying or transposing has become easier with OS 28 (CR6 OS 1). This new operating system enables you to copy portions of an array to a new location, such as when transposing rows and columns.
In this example we start with A(3,2) (3 rows, 2 columns) initialized as... read more
Author: Jacob Davis | Last Updated: 07/15/2015 | Comments: 0
Your data is valuable, and sometimes that value is reduced if unauthorized users have access to it. For this reason, Campbell Scientific data loggers have numerous methods of restricting access to your data. This article is an overview of four available methods for securing your... read more
Author: Jason Ritter | Last Updated: 07/08/2015 | Comments: 0
Are your current troubleshooting methods not as helpful as you’d like them to be? This article discusses a number of troubleshooting best practices you can use, which may help you determine the source of the problem and resume your data collection more quickly. When I... read more
Author: Janet Albers | Last Updated: 07/01/2015 | Comments: 0
You can perform more complex scaling in an array without needing a For/Next loop. To take advantage of this feature, use OS 28 (CR6 OS 01) or later.
In this example program, a unique set of multipliers and offsets is applied to the column of an... read more
Author: Janet Albers | Last Updated: 06/10/2015 | Comments: 0
Initializing variables within an array is more flexible than ever with OS 28 (CR6 OS 1). You can think of a single dimensioned array as numbers in a column. Two dimensions, in comparison, puts numbers in rows and columns. The third dimension is a page.
For example:... read more
Author: Jacob Davis | Last Updated: 05/29/2015 | Comments: 6
Your data logger may record great data, but if you can't retrieve it, the data isn’t going to do you much good. To ensure your successful data retrieval, it’s essential that you can troubleshoot possible problems that may arise with PC-to-data-logger communication over a serial... read more
Author: Janet Albers | Last Updated: 05/29/2015 | Comments: 0
A keyboard display, such as the external CR1000KD or on-board display of the CR850 and CR3000, is a powerful tool you can use in the field. A keyboard display enables you to interrogate and program a data logger independent of other telecommunication links.
Most keys on... read more