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Built to endure: The rugged design behind Mesa 2 Rugged Tablet

Author: Sarah Merrell | Last Updated: 09/12/2018 | Comments: 0

built to endure: the rugged design behind mesa 2 rugged tablet

At Juniper Systems, we’re not conditioned to cut corners. Our goal as one of the top manufacturers of ultra-rugged handheld computers is to present users with a reliable device with the resilience needed to perform in any environment. From working in the pouring rain, to... read more

Measurements Matter, and So Does Communication!

Author: Gary Roberts | Last Updated: 08/21/2018 | Comments: 2

measurements matter, and so does communication!

You may have heard us say that we live by the mantra “Measurements Matter.” We always strive to give you the measurement devices you need to make the most accurate measurements possible using leading-edge technology in a reliable, low-power solution. But, to be honest, good... read more

A Safer Solution to Scrub Agents from Campbell Scientific Gas Analyzers

Author: Ben Conrad | Last Updated: 06/25/2018 | Comments: 0

a safer solution to scrub agents from campbell scientific gas analyzers

If you have an eddy-covariance system, you understand the importance of performing routine maintenance tasks so you can continue to acquire high-quality, consistently reliable data. Some of these maintenance tasks are straightforward, such as making sure that the optics on your gas analyzer are clean... read more

Campbell Core Technology: Datalogger Analog Measurement Uncertainty

Author: Kevin Rhodes | Last Updated: 05/17/2018 | Comments: 0

campbell core technology: datalogger analog measurement uncertainty

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

Addressing Your Challenges with Cellular Data Subscriptions

Author: Steven Moore | Last Updated: 03/28/2018 | Comments: 0

addressing your challenges with cellular data subscriptions

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

Campbell Core Technology: The Datalogger

Author: Kevin Rhodes | Last Updated: 03/21/2018 | Comments: 0

campbell core technology: the datalogger

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

Understanding the Roles of Dataloggers, RTUs, PLCs, and PACs

Author: Jacob Davis | Last Updated: 02/28/2018 | Comments: 1

understanding the roles of dataloggers, rtus, plcs, and pacs

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

7 Things You Should Know about New Cellular Options for Dataloggers

Author: Gary Roberts | Last Updated: 02/21/2018 | Comments: 3

7 things you should know about new cellular options for dataloggers

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

Why Should You Use a Vibrating-Wire Datalogger?

Author: Robin Deissinger | Last Updated: 02/14/2018 | Comments: 0

why should you use a vibrating-wire datalogger?

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

Why Do Variable Wind Speed Readings Occur with a Constant Wind?

Author: Jacob Davis | Last Updated: 01/31/2018 | Comments: 2

why do variable wind speed readings occur with a constant wind?

At some point, you may have watched the real-time wind readings from your datalogger and seen the wind speed bouncing back and forth. Then, you probably wondered if it really was that gusty outside. In many cases, what you are seeing is the resolution of... read more

New Product Support: Kipp & Zonen’s RaZON+

Author: Matt Perry | Last Updated: 01/17/2018 | Comments: 0

new product support: kipp & zonen’s razon+

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

Get Answers to Your Datalogger Questions Quickly

Author: Michelle Welch | Last Updated: 01/04/2018 | Comments: 2

get answers to your datalogger questions quickly

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

How Safe Are Your Campbell Scientific Devices from KRACK?

Author: Jacob Davis | Last Updated: 12/22/2017 | Comments: 0

how safe are your campbell scientific devices from krack?

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

Integrated Peripherals: Expansion made easy

Author: Timothy Jeppsen | Last Updated: 11/29/2017 | Comments: 0

integrated peripherals: expansion made easy

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

Understanding CRBasic Program Compile Modes: Sequential and Pipeline

Author: Janet Albers | Last Updated: 10/25/2017 | Comments: 0

understanding crbasic program compile modes: sequential and pipeline

Have you ever noticed a message saying that your CRBasic program compiled in PipelineMode or SequentialMode? What does it mean? And, when does it matter? In this article, we’ll look at these two modes. Sequential Mode Let’s start with the more straightforward mode: SequentialMode. The CRBasic Editor... read more

Replacing Your CR1000 Datalogger with a CR1000X: What You Should Know

Author: Timothy Jeppsen | Last Updated: 10/11/2017 | Comments: 0

replacing your cr1000 datalogger with a cr1000x: what you should know

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

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

Author: Dirk Baker | Last Updated: 10/03/2017 | Comments: 3

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... read more

Measuring the Sun More Accurately and Simply

Author: Chod Stephens | Last Updated: 09/13/2017 | Comments: 3

measuring the sun more accurately and simply

To help environmental researchers who measure solar radiation improve their measurements and simplify their lives, Campbell Scientific and Apogee Instruments teamed up to develop a new sensor. This new sensor combines features from higher-end blackbody thermopile pyranometers and lower-end silicon photocell pyranometers. The CS320 Digital Thermopile... read more

New Ethernet over USB Functionality for Dataloggers

Author: Dana Worley | Last Updated: 08/30/2017 | Comments: 3

new ethernet over usb functionality for dataloggers

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

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

Author: Timothy Jeppsen | Last Updated: 08/17/2017 | Comments: 0

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 datalogger, how do you know which one is best... read more