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How to Find the Best Soil Water Content Sensor for Your Application

Author Jason Ritter | Letzte Aktualisierung: 07/06/2016 | Kommentare: 2

how to find the best soil water content sensor for your application

Because there are many different types of soil water content sensors available, choosing the best one for your application may seem difficult or even confusing. To help you make your selection, it’s important to understand what soil water content sensors actually measure, what makes a... lesen Sie mehr

How to Store Datalogger Data to a Memory Card

Author Carolyn Ivans | Letzte Aktualisierung: 06/22/2016 | Kommentare: 5

how to store datalogger data to a memory card

You may have identified the need to add external data storage to your datalogger with flash-memory cards. But do you know which CRBasic instruction to use to do it? In this article, I’ll help you choose the most suitable instruction for your application. In a future... lesen Sie mehr

The Best Way to Edit Input Locations in Edlog Programs

Author Janet Albers | Letzte Aktualisierung: 06/08/2016 | Kommentare: 0

the best way to edit input locations in edlog programs

If you have one of our retired dataloggers that uses the Edlog programming language, do you know the best way to change an Input Location name? It’s possible that you may want to use a different name or insert a name where one is missing... lesen Sie mehr

Pick a Memory Card, but Not Just Any Memory Card

Author Carolyn Ivans | Letzte Aktualisierung: 06/01/2016 | 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 datalogger 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 a... lesen Sie mehr

6 Tips to Protect Your Weather Station from Birds

Author Robin Deissinger | Letzte Aktualisierung: 05/25/2016 | Kommentare: 0

6 tips to protect your weather station from birds

You’ve got your weather station set up and running, your data is coming across just fine, and then a bird decides your station is a wonderful place to make a home. That’s great for the bird, but not so great for the performance of your... lesen Sie mehr

Get to Know Your Datalogger’s Spare Tire: The Lithium Battery

Author Jacob Davis | Letzte Aktualisierung: 05/18/2016 | Kommentare: 0

get to know your datalogger’s spare tire: the lithium battery

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... lesen Sie mehr

Why Measurements on the Edge Require Careful Planning

Author Shaun Dustin | Letzte Aktualisierung: 05/11/2016 | Kommentare: 1

why measurements on the edge require careful planning

I have worked with Boy Scouts for the past 18 years. When I need to talk to boys about taking risks, I share a story about three young men who were competing for a job to deliver goods over a mountain pass with hairpin turns... lesen Sie mehr

Handling New Device Drivers in a Changing Windows World

Author Dana Worley | Letzte Aktualisierung: 04/27/2016 | Kommentare: 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 datalogger, and before you can get started, you are required to install a device driver. The device driver loads files onto your computer so that... lesen Sie mehr

How to Select the Correct Pulse Type for Your Measurements

Author Jacob Davis | Letzte Aktualisierung: 04/21/2016 | Kommentare: 0

how to select the correct pulse type for your measurements

Have you ever had a sensor work on a P (pulse) datalogger terminal, but not on a C (control) terminal? Is the list of choices for the PConfig parameter in the PulseCount() instruction daunting? Campbell Scientific dataloggers offer several options for measuring pulse signals. Our Short Cut Program Generator will... lesen Sie mehr

How to Navigate the World of Software Upgrades, Patches, and Trials

Author Dana Worley | Letzte Aktualisierung: 04/13/2016 | Kommentare: 0

how to navigate the world of software upgrades, patches, and trials

You may find it a little confusing to differentiate between software upgrades and patches. For example, when do you need which one? When is there a fee for a software release, and when is a release free of charge? With the recent release of the new... lesen Sie mehr

How to Access Live Measurement Data Using Modbus

Author Paul Smart | Letzte Aktualisierung: 04/07/2016 | Kommentare: 8

how to access live measurement data using modbus

Did you know that you can turn your Campbell Scientific datalogger into a Modbus TCP/IP slave? Do you know why that’s a good idea? Campbell Scientific dataloggers are commonly used as Modbus slave devices. This means that the datalogger is configured to implement the Modbus... lesen Sie mehr

Understanding the Ins and Outs of RF Connectors

Author Sam Utley | Letzte Aktualisierung: 03/30/2016 | Kommentare: 2

understanding the ins and outs of rf connectors

While you may have no problem identifying which standard polarity RF connectors are male or female, do you find it difficult to identify the gender of reverse polarity connectors? If so, don’t worry. You are certainly not alone. In addition to the gender issue, it’s... lesen Sie mehr

5 Steps to Post Your CR6 Data to Weather Underground

Author Sam Utley | Letzte Aktualisierung: 03/23/2016 | Kommentare: 7

5 steps to post your cr6 data to weather underground

Over the years, you may have seen a number of Weather Underground PWS (personal weather station) discussions and solutions posted on the Campbell Scientific User Forum. In this article, I’ll show you how to post your data directly from an Internet-connected CR6 Measurement and Control Datalogger... lesen Sie mehr

10+ Reasons to Be Excited about the New CR300 Datalogger

Author Robin Deissinger | Letzte Aktualisierung: 03/16/2016 | Kommentare: 3

10+ reasons to be excited about the new cr300 datalogger

In this short interview, Kevin Rhodes, the product manager for the new CR300, tells us how this new datalogger 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 Campbell... lesen Sie mehr

6 Steps to Easily Parse Data from a Trusted Source

Author Gary Roberts | Letzte Aktualisierung: 03/02/2016 | Kommentare: 1

6 steps to easily parse data from a trusted source

Would it be helpful to include data from a reputable source with your own data? If you have permission to use another source’s data for free or by agreement, how can you easily extract the specific data you want to use without doing a lot... lesen Sie mehr

How to Create Custom Sensors in Short Cut

Author Jason Ritter | Letzte Aktualisierung: 02/24/2016 | Kommentare: 0

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

9 Tips for Proper Battery Care

Author Brad Maxfield | Letzte Aktualisierung: 02/17/2016 | Kommentare: 1

9 tips for proper battery care

In honor of National Battery Day, celebrated annually on February 18th, we’d like to take a moment to remind you of some tips for safely handling, storing, and using batteries in conjunction with your Campbell Scientific equipment. While it may be easy to overlook the proper... lesen Sie mehr

Helpful Hints for Updating Your Datalogger's OS

Author Janet Albers | Letzte Aktualisierung: 02/10/2016 | Kommentare: 0

helpful hints for updating your datalogger's os

Periodically we release new operating systems (OSs) that include new functions and instructions, as well as enhancements or bug fixes for existing functions and instructions. If you are asked to update your OS or need a newly added feature for your application, this article provides... lesen Sie mehr

Mobile App Joins the LoggerNet Family

Author Dana Worley | Letzte Aktualisierung: 02/03/2016 | Kommentare: 2

mobile app joins the loggernet family

We’ve recently had an exciting new addition to our family of LoggerNet datalogger support software. In this brief article, I’ll introduce you to this mobile app and tell you how you can get it free of charge. You are probably familiar with LoggerNet, our PC-based software... lesen Sie mehr

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

Author Jacob Davis | Letzte Aktualisierung: 01/27/2016 | Kommentare: 0

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... lesen Sie mehr