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Changes to Microsoft Windows Operating System Support in Campbell Scientific Software

Author: Dana Worley | Last Updated: 07/19/2017 | Comments: 0

changes to microsoft windows operating system support in campbell scientific software

In an April 2016 blog article (“Handling New Device Drivers in a Changing Windows World”), I wrote that Campbell Scientific was ending Windows XP support for our hardware device drivers. In that article, I also mentioned that Windows XP support might end for other products... read more

Handling New Device Drivers in a Changing Windows World

Author: Dana Worley | Last Updated: 04/27/2016 | Comments: 0

handling new device drivers in a changing windows world

We've all been there. You open the box for some new toy such as a camera, printer, or even a data logger, and before you can get started, you are required to install a device driver. The device driver loads files onto your computer so... read more

How to Handle Common Issues with USB to RS-232 Adapter Cables

Author: Jacob Davis | Last Updated: 01/27/2016 | Comments: 2

how to handle common issues with usb to rs-232 adapter cables

Have you had difficulty using a USB to RS-232 adapter to connect your RS-232 device to a computer? If so, you are not alone. Our customers frequently encounter issues with these adapters. In this article, I’ll briefly discuss the origin of these issues and provide... read more

How to Test COM Ports and Short Haul Modems

Author: Bruce Smith | Last Updated: 12/02/2015 | Comments: 0

how to test com ports and short haul modems

Has an electrical surge or other event made you concerned that your COM port or short haul modem may not be operating properly? Do you know how to test for this? In this brief article, we’ll look at some simple tests you can perform to... read more

6 Common Communication Problems Involving Serial Connections

Author: Jacob Davis | Last Updated: 05/29/2015 | Comments: 6

6 common communication problems involving serial connections

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