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Displaying 1 - 6 of 6 articles tagged with: SCADA

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

One Helpful Method to Diagnose a Modbus Communication Problem

Author: Paul Smart | Last Updated: 03/08/2017 | Comments: 4

one helpful method to diagnose a modbus communication problem

Have you ever set up a Campbell Scientific data logger 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,... read more

Exciting Possibilities for CR310 Users

Author: Robin Deissinger | Last Updated: 01/11/2017 | Comments: 0

exciting possibilities for cr310 users

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

How to Access Your Measurement Data Using DNP3

Author: Paul Smart | Last Updated: 09/02/2016 | Comments: 1

how to access your measurement data using dnp3

Turning your Campbell Scientific data logger 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 data logger as a DNP3 outstation, the... read more

How to Access Live Measurement Data Using Modbus

Author: Paul Smart | Last Updated: 04/07/2016 | Comments: 10

how to access live measurement data using modbus

Did you know that you can turn your Campbell Scientific data logger into a Modbus TCP/IP slave? Do you know why that’s a good idea? Campbell Scientific data loggers are commonly used as Modbus slave devices. This means that the data logger is configured to... read more

Getting to Know DNP3

Author: Paul Smart | Last Updated: 01/20/2016 | Comments: 0

getting to know dnp3

Have you heard of DNP3 but been unsure of what it is or what it’s used for? In this brief article, I’ll introduce you to this communications protocol, its role in SCADA applications, and how you can use it with your Campbell Scientific equipment and... read more