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Author: Kevin Rhodes | Last Updated: 05/17/2018 | Comments: 0
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 datalogger. I usually direct the customer to the specification sheet that we publish. The customer then asks which statistical... read more
Author: Steven Moore | Last Updated: 03/28/2018 | Comments: 0
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
Author: Kevin Rhodes | Last Updated: 03/21/2018 | Comments: 0
At Campbell Scientific, we want to help you get the most out of your datalogger that you can. You may have purchased your datalogger to be the core of your data acquisition system without knowing all the things your datalogger can do for you. For example, do... read more
Author: Jacob Davis | Last Updated: 02/28/2018 | Comments: 1
Now and then, someone will ask if a Campbell Scientific datalogger 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 dataloggers... read more
Author: Gary Roberts | Last Updated: 02/21/2018 | Comments: 3
You may have heard about the new integrated cellular modem gateways available as options on some of our dataloggers. But, do you know what these options really offer, and how they can help your data communication needs now and for decades to come? In this... read more
Author: Robin Deissinger | Last Updated: 02/14/2018 | Comments: 0
In this short interview, Josh Brown, Market Product Manager of the Infrastructure Group, shares some of the benefits of using a vibrating-wire datalogger, such as the CRVW3 3-Channel Vibrating-Wire Datalogger. Josh was interviewed by Robin Deissinger, the blog editor. Interview Q&A
What is a vibrating-wire datalogger... read more
Author: Matt Perry | Last Updated: 01/17/2018 | Comments: 0
During 2017, I was asked several times for a datalogger program to retrieve data from Kipp & Zonen’s new RaZON+, a compact-sized dual-axis sun tracker with integrated GPS, smart pyrheliometer, and shaded smart pyranometer. The RaZON+ touts a higher accuracy approach to obtaining solar component... read more
Author: Michelle Welch | Last Updated: 01/04/2018 | Comments: 2
Did you know that you are just a click or tap away from new and improved online datalogger assistance? If you have a CR1000X, CR6, or CR300-series datalogger, you’ll want to visit our new resource that is available to you 24/7.
Our new online user assistance... read more
Author: Jacob Davis | Last Updated: 12/22/2017 | Comments: 0
Just recently, the KRACK (Key Reinstallation AttaCK) Wi-Fi vulnerability was publicized. You might be wondering what it is and how it affects the security of your Campbell Scientific devices and data.
The KRACK vulnerability exists in the WPA2 (Wi-Fi Protected Access II) security standard used on... read more
Author: Timothy Jeppsen | Last Updated: 11/29/2017 | Comments: 0
What do expansion peripherals do, and how is integrating them helpful? Expansion peripherals have two purposes: to expand the capabilities of the datalogger, both in channel count and functionality, and to improve measurement quality. What if we could provide both and make it easier to... read more
Author: Timothy Jeppsen | Last Updated: 10/11/2017 | Comments: 0
As soon as people learned that we were replacing the CR1000 datalogger with the CR1000X datalogger, they asked us these questions: “Can I load a program I wrote for my CR1000 into a CR1000X?” and “Will the CR1000X fit in the same space as my... read more
Author: Dana Worley | Last Updated: 08/30/2017 | Comments: 3
If you have read recent revision history for the Device Configuration Utility (also known as DevConfig), you may have run across the following note: “New USB drivers (RNDIS) were added for [supported] datalogger.” What's that all about? you may have wondered.
Sounds boring, eh?
We think it... read more
Author: Timothy Jeppsen | Last Updated: 08/17/2017 | Comments: 0
We recently released the CR1000X Measurement and Control Datalogger, and you may be wondering how it compares with our widely used CR1000 datalogger and our innovative CR6 datalogger. If you’re in the market for a new datalogger, how do you know which one is best... read more
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 datalogger. With nearly 100,000 deployed, this datalogger has been installed on every continent on the earth. Using the design success of the CR1000, Campbell Scientific integrated many... read more
Author: Janet Albers | Last Updated: 06/28/2017 | Comments: 0
Security codes are the oldest method of securing a datalogger. 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 them... read more
Author: Gary Roberts | Last Updated: 05/31/2017 | Comments: 0
Maybe you’re like me when it comes to skipped scans. I have always disliked seeing skipped scans in my dataloggers. I have been trained to watch out for them and do my best to write my CRBasic programs in a way that makes them not... read more
Author: Jacob Davis | Last Updated: 02/22/2017 | Comments: 2
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: 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: 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