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How to Test COM Ports and Short Haul Modems

Author Bruce Smith | Letzte Aktualisierung: 04/15/2021 | Kommentare: 2

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... lesen Sie mehr

Pick a Memory Card, but Not Just Any Memory Card

Author Carolyn Ivans | Letzte Aktualisierung: 10/23/2020 | Kommentare: 0

pick a memory card, but not just any memory card

You may already know that you can add external data storage to your data logger with flash-memory cards. But do you know what kind of card you need—or if you even need one? In this article, I’ll answer these and other memory card questions. In... lesen Sie mehr

Answers to 5 Common Questions about Storing Data to Memory Cards

Author Carolyn Ivans | Letzte Aktualisierung: 10/22/2020 | Kommentare: 5

answers to 5 common questions about storing data to memory cards

You may use CompactFlash or microSD memory cards for external storage of your data logger data, but are you using your cards correctly? In this article, I’ll answer some common questions you may have about memory card usage. Recommended for You: If you haven’t done... lesen Sie mehr

How to Obtain Vibrating Wire Measurements in Environments with High Electromagnetic Noise

Author Timothy Jeppsen | Letzte Aktualisierung: 10/07/2020 | Kommentare: 0

how to obtain vibrating wire measurements in environments with high electromagnetic noise

In 1997, I had my first introduction to using vibrating wire piezometers to measure groundwater fluctuations. A large engineering firm was monitoring water level to ensure that construction of a large pipeline through the San Bernardino Mountains was not intruding on the groundwater. I was... lesen Sie mehr

Weather Solutions for IEC 61724-1 Class A Solar Monitoring Systems

Author Libbie Anderson | Letzte Aktualisierung: 06/29/2020 | Kommentare: 0

weather solutions for iec 61724-1 class a solar monitoring systems

You may have heard of the IEC 61724-1 standard to promote international uniformity in PV (photovoltaic) system performance monitoring. But why was it created, and what does it mean for you? In this interview with PES (Power & Energy Solutions), Matt Perry, Technical Product Manager for... lesen Sie mehr

The Importance of Distributed Meteorological Data for Solar Farms

Author Libbie Anderson | Letzte Aktualisierung: 05/01/2020 | Kommentare: 0

the importance of distributed meteorological data for solar farms

On every utility-scale solar farm, it’s crucial to answer the fundamental question: how much solar radiation reaches the surface of the photovoltaic (PV) modules? These farms span hundreds of acres and in order to address this question, owners use meteorological monitoring stations and data loggers... lesen Sie mehr

A Quick Comparison of the CR1000X, CR1000, and CR6 Dataloggers

Author Timothy Jeppsen | Letzte Aktualisierung: 03/19/2020 | Kommentare: 4

a quick comparison of the cr1000x, cr1000, and cr6 dataloggers

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 data logger, how do you know which one is... lesen Sie mehr

Evolution Not Revolution: Updating an Established Product Range

Author Andrew Sandford | Letzte Aktualisierung: 01/06/2020 | Kommentare: 0

evolution not revolution: updating an established product range

Imagine that you already have a winning sensor that has sold more than 15,000 units. As time passes, you realize that technology has evolved, but your sensor hasn’t. If you are objective in your product evaluation, you may determine that there is justification for the... lesen Sie mehr

Taking In-Situ Soil Measurements to New Performance Depths

Author Dirk Baker | Letzte Aktualisierung: 04/17/2019 | Kommentare: 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... lesen Sie mehr

How to Create Custom Sensors in Short Cut

Author Jason Ritter | Letzte Aktualisierung: 02/27/2019 | Kommentare: 4

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... lesen Sie mehr

Daylight Saving Time and Your Datalogger

Author Janet Albers | Letzte Aktualisierung: 02/27/2019 | Kommentare: 10

daylight saving time and your datalogger

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... lesen Sie mehr

Do You Use R? Here's a Tool for Importing Campbell Scientific Data

Author Dirk Baker | Letzte Aktualisierung: 10/03/2017 | Kommentare: 7

do you use r? here's a tool for importing campbell scientific data

You may be familiar with R for data processing and analysis. But do you know how to easily import data that is in Campbell Scientific’s TOA5 format into R? In this article, I’ll briefly discuss R and TOA5, and then share a function to create... lesen Sie mehr

Evapotranspiration: What It Is and How It Is Helpful

Author Bruce Smith | Letzte Aktualisierung: 06/08/2017 | Kommentare: 3

evapotranspiration: what it is and how it is helpful

Have you ever heard someone mention "ET" and wondered what it meant? Assuming the person wasn’t talking about extra-terrestrials or Entertainment Tonight, the conversation was probably about evapotranspiration. Evapotranspiration (or "ET") is the water lost through plant transpiration and soil and plant evaporation. The images... lesen Sie mehr

How Much Power Does Your Data Acquisition System Need?

Author Janet Albers | Letzte Aktualisierung: 05/04/2017 | Kommentare: 0

how much power does your data acquisition system need?

Are you wondering what size battery and solar panel you need to run all of the devices in your data acquisition system? How will you know if your power supply can keep pace with your needs? To get these answers, you will need to estimate the... lesen Sie mehr

What Are CDMs Anyway?

Author Carolyn Ivans | Letzte Aktualisierung: 04/13/2017 | Kommentare: 0

what are cdms anyway?

If you are a Campbell Scientific customer, you may have heard of SDMs and multiplexers. But recently we added a new family of peripherals, called CDMs, to our product line. So, what are CDMs? How can they help you with your measurement needs? How do... lesen Sie mehr

One Helpful Method to Diagnose a Modbus Communication Problem

Author Paul Smart | Letzte Aktualisierung: 03/08/2017 | Kommentare: 6

one helpful method to diagnose a modbus communication problem

Have you ever set up a Campbell Scientific data logger as a Modbus server 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,... lesen Sie mehr

How to Use Callback Capability So Your Data Logger Initiates Data Retrieval

Author Jacob Davis | Letzte Aktualisierung: 02/22/2017 | Kommentare: 6

how to use callback capability so your data logger initiates data retrieval

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... lesen Sie mehr

Minimize Losses from Frost Using Direct Measurements

Author Dirk Baker | Letzte Aktualisierung: 02/08/2017 | Kommentare: 0

minimize losses from frost using direct measurements

Are you concerned about frost damage to your crops? There are a number of high-value crops that are critically vulnerable to frost damage. Especially on buds, flowers, and early fruit, frost can cost growers thousands of dollars per acre. For a long time, many growers have monitored... lesen Sie mehr

Sending Email from Your Datalogger Just Got Easier!

Author Dana Worley | Letzte Aktualisierung: 01/25/2017 | Kommentare: 19

sending email from your datalogger just got easier!

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. Some Background In 2006, we added the ability in... lesen Sie mehr

Exciting Possibilities for CR310 Users

Author Robin Deissinger | Letzte Aktualisierung: 01/11/2017 | Kommentare: 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... lesen Sie mehr