LoggerNet Datalogger Support Software
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Contains advanced programming and communication capabilities
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Overview

Current Version: 4.7

LoggerNet is our main data logger support software package. It supports programming, communication, and data retrieval between data loggers and a PC.

LoggerNet consists of a server application and several client applications integrated into a single product. It can support connection to a single data logger, but it is especially adept in applications that require telecommunications or scheduled data retrieval used in large data logger networks.

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A copy of the current software license agreement (end-user license agreement) for LoggerNet is available in the LoggerNet Instruction Manual.

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Benefits and Features

  • Creates custom data logger programs using Edlog or CRBasic
  • Displays or graphs real-time or historic data
  • Builds custom display screens to view data or control flags/ports
  • Retrieves data using any of our telecommunication options
  • Processes data files using Split
  • Saves data in formats (including CSV and XML) that can be imported into third-party analysis packages

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Technical Description

The standard LoggerNet software package is recommended for those who have data logger networks that do not require the more advanced features offered in LoggerNet Admin. It includes the LoggerNet server and client applications. The LoggerNet server stores the data in a cache and writes data to a variety of formats, including ASCII, binary, and XML.

The LoggerNet server and client applications enable you to do the following:

  • Configure the server to communicate with multiple data loggers via a variety of communications hardware
  • Create custom data logger programs using Short Cut, Edlog, or the CRBasic Editor
  • Connect to a data logger to check or set the clock, send programs, or perform other administrative functions
  • Collect data on demand or schedule
  • Monitor and troubleshoot the network
  • Display real-time data in a numeric display or graph
  • View and graph data files
  • Create graphical data displays that update when data is collected and allow you to control flags, ports, and variables
  • Create automated tasks
  • Process data files using Split
  • Save data in formats (including CSV and XML) that can be imported into third-party analysis packages.

The client applications included in the standard LoggerNet software package are the following:

  • Setup
  • Connect
  • Status Monitor
  • Task Master
  • Short Cut
  • CRBasic Editor
  • Edlog
  • Transformer
  • RTMC Development
  • RTMC Run-Time
  • View Pro
  • Split
  • CardConvert
  • Troubleshooter
  • Network Planner
  • PakBus Graph
  • LogTool
  • Device Configuration Utility
  • CoraScript
Version History
  • LoggerNet 4.x series replaced LoggerNet 3.x series on August 28, 2009.
  • LoggerNet 3.x series replaced LoggerNet 2.x series on 24 November, 2004.
  • LoggerNet 2.x series replaced PC208W on January 1, 2003.

Specifications

Current Version 4.7
Operating System Windows 10, 8, or 7 (Both 32- and 64-bit operating systems are supported.)
Requirement .NET 4.6.2
Purchased Separately Yes
Software Level Intermediate to advanced
Communications Supported Direct connect, Ethernet, short-haul, phone modems (land-line, cellular, voice synthesized), RF transceivers (UHF, VHF, and spread spectrum), multidrop modems

Combinations of communication devices supported.
Scheduled Data Collection Supported Yes
Data Display Supported Numeric, graphical, Boolean data objects

Military Certificate of Networthiness (CoN)

Certifications
  • LoggerNet 4.x is certified as Cert #201416752.
  • LoggerNet 4.x is certified as an upgrade to 4.0 and has ASC CoN ID 12274.

Compatibility

Please note: The following shows notable compatibility information. It is not a comprehensive list of all compatible products.

Dataloggers

Product Compatible Note
21X (retired) The 21X requires three PROMs; two PROM 21X Microloggers are not compatible.
21X (retired) The 21X requires three PROMs; two PROM 21X Microloggers are not compatible.
CR10 (retired)
CR10 (retired)
CR1000 (retired)
CR1000X
CR10X (retired) LoggerNet is compatible with the mixed array, PakBus®, and TD operating systems.
CR10X (retired) LoggerNet is compatible with the mixed array, PakBus®, and TD operating systems.
CR200X (retired)
CR200X (retired)
CR211X (retired)
CR211X (retired)
CR216X (retired)
CR216X (retired)
CR23X (retired) LoggerNet is compatible with the mixed array, PakBus®, and TD operating systems.
CR300
CR3000 (retired)
CR310
CR500 (retired)
CR500 (retired)
CR500 (retired)
CR5000 (retired)
CR5000 (retired)
CR510 (retired) LoggerNet is compatible with the mixed array, PakBus®, and TD operating systems.
CR6
CR800
CR850
CR9000 (retired)
CR9000 (retired)
CR9000X (retired)
CR9000X (retired)

Miscellaneous

Product Compatible Note
GRANITE 10
GRANITE 6
GRANITE 9

Additional Compatibility Information

Communications

LoggerNet runs on a PC, using serial ports, telephony drivers, and Ethernet hardware to communicate with data loggers via phone modems, RF devices, and other peripherals.

Software

The development tool of RTMC Pro 1.x and 2.x is not compatible with the RTMC run-time and the standard RTMC development tool in LoggerNet 4. An upgrade for RTMC Pro must be purchased separately.

Computer

LoggerNet is a collection of 32-bit programs designed to run on Intel-based computers running Microsoft Windows operating systems. The recommended minimum computer configuration for running LoggerNet is Windows 7. LoggerNet also runs on Windows 8, Windows 10, and Windows 11. LoggerNet runs on both 32-bit and 64-bit versions of these operating systems.

Other Products

LoggerNet supports most commercially available sensors, SDM devices, multiplexers, relays, vibrating-wire interfaces, ET107, CompactFlash cards, microSD cards, and PC cards.

Downloads

LoggerNet Patch v.4.7 (343 MB) 16-03-2021

This patch will upgrade LoggerNet, LoggerNet Remote or LoggerNet Admin version 4.0 and newer to 4.7. A version of LoggerNet 4.x must be installed on the computer. 

Note: This patch includes RTMC Run-time and the RTMC Standard Development v5.0. If you are using RTMC Pro 4.3.3 or older and plan to continue creating RTMC projects, we recommend that you upgrade to RTMC Pro 5.0.

LoggerNet Admin and Remote:

A change was made in the way the LoggerNet 4.6 Server performs "Custom Data Collection". A corresponding change was made in the Connect Screen 4.6 client "Custom Data Collection" functionality.

If you require "Custom Data Collection" functionality with the Connect Screen client, assure that the LoggerNet Servers and Connect Screen clients are 4.6 or higher.

This application requires the Microsoft .Net 4.6.2 Framework.  If it is not already installed on your computer,  it can be obtained from the Microsoft Download Center.

Supported Operating Systems: (32 and 64 bit) Windows 11, 10, 8.1, 8 or 7.

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What's new in LoggerNet 4 Tutorial (exe format) v.- (12.9 MB) 14-09-2009

LoggerNet 4.0 was released in August of 2009. This tutorial demonstrates some of the new features and enhancements. Two new applications, View Pro and the Network Planner, are introduced.


German Language Pack v.4.6 (769 KB) 13-04-2021

German language files for LoggerNet 4.6.

Note: Language support is for the above listed version only.


LoggerNet Trial v.4.7 (351 MB) 16-03-2021

This is a fully functional 30 day trial of the standard version of LoggerNet.

Current LoggerNet users: It is recommended that you install the trial on a computer other than the one running your existing LoggerNet. If that is not practical, we strongly recommend you back up the LoggerNet working directory to prevent backward compatibility issues if you revert to a previous version. To revert you must re-install LoggerNet using the original disk and software key.

Note: This application requires the Microsoft .Net 4.6.2 Framework.  If it is not already installed on your computer,  it can be obtained from the Microsoft Download Center.

Supported Operating Systems: (32 and 64 bit) Windows 11, 10, 8.1, 8 or 7.


LoggerNet Patch (Large) v.3.4.1 (74.2 MB) 22-10-2007

This patch upgrades LoggerNet version 3.0 and newer to 3.4.1. A version of LoggerNet 3.x must be installed on the computer. If you are using a version of LoggerNet 2.x, you must purchase an upgrade.

Note: Starting with LoggerNet 3.2, the included RTMC data display client has moved from Version 1.x to 2.x. This will require you to also upgrade from RTMC Web Server 1.x or RTMC Run-time 1.x if you also use those products.

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Related FAQs

Number of FAQs related to LoggerNet: 127

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  1. Yes. The “Getting Started with RTMC Tutorial” is available for download.

  2. LoggerNet does not run as a service. Therefore, it needs to be running to do its data collection. LoggerNet Admin does have the capacity to run as a service, and it can collect data when no one is logged in to the computer.

  3. LoggerNet can be set to use GMT, regardless of the PC system clock, by using the LoggerNet Setup screen: Tools | LoggerNet Server Settings | LoggerNet Settings.

    An offset to the PC clock can be set for the datalogger. Follow these steps:

    1. In the Setup screen, highlight the datalogger.
    2. Select the Clock tab.
    3. Set a value in the Time Zone Offset field.
  4. Yes, but only if the communications links to the dataloggers allow simultaneous communication. For example, two mixed-array dataloggers can be contacted simultaneously using two different COM ports; however, if they are accessed via the same COM port, LoggerNet can connect to only one at a time.

  5. The station’s datalogger clock can be set from the Connect screen. It can also be set from the Clock tab in the Setup screen.

  6. Yes, using the LoggerNet Task Master. The FTP settings are available for tasks that execute After File Close or After File Retrieved. SFTP (SSH FTP) is one of the options for FTP protocol on the FTP Settings tab.

  7. Because the directory in which the executable files are installed is C:\\Program Files\\CampbellSci\\LoggerNet, many operating system configurations require the user account under which the software is installed to have administrative privileges on the computer. However, after the software is installed, administrative privileges are not required by the user to run the software.

  8. The LoggerNet application is distributed on CD media and can be installed in minutes.

  9. The cache for a particular datalogger can be cleared by updating its table definitions in LoggerNet, but data cannot be imported into the cache from a data file, and the cache cannot be edited. To clear the cache, choose Reset instead of Merge when updating table definitions for the datalogger.

    If long-term storage in a database is required, consider purchasing LNDB (LoggerNet Database Software).

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