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How Safe Are Your Campbell Scientific Devices from KRACK?

Author: Jacob Davis | Last Updated: 10/18/2017 | 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

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

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

Introducing the CR1000X: A New Generation of Dataloggers with Proven Functionality

Author: Timothy Jeppsen | Last Updated: 08/02/2017 | Comments: 3

introducing the cr1000x: a new generation of dataloggers with proven functionality

It should come as no surprise that the CR1000 datalogger (introduced in 2004) has been an incredibly successful datalogger. With nearly 100,000 deployed, this datalogger has been installed on every continent on the earth. Using the design success of the CR1000, Campbell Scientific integrated many... read more

How to Use Data Logger Security Codes

Author: Janet Albers | Last Updated: 06/28/2017 | Comments: 0

how to use data logger security codes

Security codes are the oldest method of securing a data logger. They can effectively prevent innocent tinkering and discourage wannabe hackers—actions that could potentially wreak havoc on the integrity of your data. In this article, I’ll discuss the different security codes and how to use... read more

Using Loops in CRBasic to Prevent Unnecessary Skipped Scans

Author: Gary Roberts | Last Updated: 05/31/2017 | Comments: 0

using loops in crbasic to prevent unnecessary skipped scans

Maybe you’re like me when it comes to skipped scans. I have always disliked seeing skipped scans in my data loggers. I have been trained to watch out for them and do my best to write my CRBasic programs in a way that makes them... read more

How to Use Call-back Capability so Your Datalogger Initiates Data Retrieval

Author: Jacob Davis | Last Updated: 02/22/2017 | Comments: 0

how to use call-back capability so your datalogger initiates data retrieval

Have you come across situations where you want your datalogger 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 datalogger-initiated communication because... read more

Sending Email from Your Datalogger Just Got Easier!

Author: Dana Worley | Last Updated: 01/25/2017 | Comments: 6

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... 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 datalogger provides and why he feels the CR310 offers exciting possibilities for our customers. Sam is a member of the Product Management (PM) team at... read more

The Internet of Things (IoT) – Doing Our “Thing” Since Y2K

Author: Dana Worley | Last Updated: 09/28/2016 | Comments: 0

the internet of things (iot) – doing our “thing” since y2k

We all remember the year 2000 as the year that The World As We Know It would come to an end. Computer systems were predicted to come crashing down on January 1, leaving in their wake failing infrastructure that would affect millions of lives. In... read more

How to Know when Your Data Logger Memory Is Getting Full

Author: Janet Albers | Last Updated: 09/15/2016 | Comments: 2

how to know when your data logger memory is getting full

It’s common for our customers to wonder when their data logger memory is going to be full, what will happen to their data when the memory is full, and what they should do about it. After all, your data is specific to your application and... read more

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

Author: Jacob Davis | Last Updated: 05/18/2016 | Comments: 0

get to know your data logger’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... read more

How to Select the Correct Pulse Type for Your Measurements

Author: Jacob Davis | Last Updated: 04/21/2016 | Comments: 0

how to select the correct pulse type for your measurements

Have you ever had a sensor work on a P (pulse) data logger terminal, but not on a C (control) terminal? Is the list of choices for the PConfig parameter in the PulseCount() instruction daunting? Campbell Scientific data loggers offer several options for measuring pulse signals. Our Short Cut Program... read more

10+ Reasons to Be Excited about the New CR300 Data Logger

Author: Robin Deissinger | Last Updated: 03/16/2016 | Comments: 3

10+ reasons to be excited about the new cr300 data logger

In this short interview, Kevin Rhodes, the product manager for the new CR300, tells us how this new data logger 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... read more

How to Access and Control Your Raven Modem via TCP/IP

Author: Gary Roberts | Last Updated: 12/09/2015 | Comments: 0

how to access and control your raven modem via tcp/ip

Have you ever wanted the ability to control your Raven cellular modem with your data logger? Would it be nice to be able to get data on the health of your cellular modem and its data network? Maybe you even want to reset your Raven... read more

A Data Logger Connection Culprit with Benefits

Author: Dana Worley | Last Updated: 11/18/2015 | Comments: 0

a data logger connection culprit with benefits

When you have work to do, there’s nothing more frustrating than being unable to connect to your data logger in the field. We’ve all been there: You’re in LoggerNet’s Connect window pressing the Connect button, and you’re met with nothing but the endless flashing “connecting... read more

6 Steps to Determine if Your Data Logger Needs Repairing

Author: Jason Ritter | Last Updated: 09/16/2015 | Comments: 2

6 steps to determine if your data logger needs repairing

Is your data acquisition system recording incorrect measurements, but you’re unsure of the cause? Do you wonder if your data logger may need to be repaired? This article discusses some simple tests that you can perform to help determine if your data logger has a... read more

Making Sense of an Edlog Program File for Your Retired Data Logger

Author: Janet Albers | Last Updated: 09/09/2015 | Comments: 0

making sense of an edlog program file for your retired data logger

Our retired data loggers are still in use, and some of them use the Edlog programming language. Do you have an Edlog data logger with a .dld compiled program file that you don’t know how to read? Does your .dld file have codes that you... read more

4 New Ways to Use Array Notation: Copying or Transposing

Author: Janet Albers | Last Updated: 07/21/2015 | Comments: 0

4 new ways to use array notation: copying or transposing

Copying or transposing has become easier with OS 28 (CR6 OS 1). This new operating system enables you to copy portions of an array to a new location, such as when transposing rows and columns. In this example we start with A(3,2) (3 rows, 2 columns) initialized as... read more