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Autor: Nathanael Wright | Ultima atualização: 10/31/2023 | Comentários: 0
In this blog article, and the next two in the series, I’m going to share with you some tips you can use to help troubleshoot your radio frequency (RF) networks.
In large RF networks, it can be challenging to achieve reliable spread-spectrum radio communications. (For our... Leia mais
Autor: Nathanael Wright | Ultima atualização: 10/17/2023 | Comentários: 0
Typically, when you use long cable lengths for your vibrating wire measurements, you experience a weaker signal with a greater chance of interference. So, how do you overcome this challenge and improve your measurement quality? Keep reading to find out.
At Campbell Scientific, our vibrating wire... Leia mais
Autor: Jacqalyn Maughan | Ultima atualização: 04/06/2023 | Comentários: 0
Have you ever thought your bad vibrating wire sensor measurements were caused by erratic or erroneous data? You may be surprised to learn that data issues may not be the cause. If you are using a data-acquisition system other than one of the Campbell Scientific... Leia mais
Autor: Nathanael Wright | Ultima atualização: 03/28/2023 | Comentários: 0
Campbell Scientific vibrating wire measurement hardware, with our patented VSPECT® technology, offers a distinct advantage over all other vibrating wire measurement systems. Unlike non-Campbell Scientific vibrating wire interfaces that use pulse counting to derive vibrating wire frequency, Campbell Scientific's VSPECT vibrating wire measurement products use spectral... Leia mais
Autor: Nathanael Wright | Ultima atualização: 01/12/2023 | Comentários: 2
Campbell Scientific’s CELL2XX cellular modems (CELL205, CELL210, CELL215, CELL220, and CELL225) are commonly used as a low-power alternative to the many industrial cellular solutions available on the market today and are built to easily interface with all Campbell Scientific data loggers and data-acquisition systems. Occasionally,... Leia mais
Autor: Bruce Smith | Ultima atualização: 04/15/2021 | Comentários: 2
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... Leia mais
Autor: Timothy Jeppsen | Ultima atualização: 10/07/2020 | Comentários: 0
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... Leia mais
Autor: Dirk Baker | Ultima atualização: 01/30/2020 | Comentários: 2
Have you ever been told not to average relative humidity (RH)? Have you ever created a data logger program with Short Cut and noticed that it does not allow you to average RH when you generate your data table? Do you know why?
In this blog... Leia mais
Autor: Jacob Davis | Ultima atualização: 12/19/2018 | Comentários: 0
Have you experienced a scenario similar to this one? You have an automated weather station with a retired Edlog data logger (such as the CR10X), which has been running great for 20 years. Recently, the data logger stopped transmitting data to your server, so you... Leia mais
Autor: Jacob Davis | Ultima atualização: 01/31/2018 | Comentários: 4
At some point, you may have watched the real-time wind readings from your data logger 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... Leia mais
Autor: Gary Roberts | Ultima atualização: 05/31/2017 | Comentários: 2
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... Leia mais
Autor: Paul Smart | Ultima atualização: 03/08/2017 | Comentários: 6
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,... Leia mais
Autor: Robert Hyatt | Ultima atualização: 11/10/2016 | Comentários: 5
Imagine that you have a data logger station three hours away that gathers your measurement data. To physically get to your station, not only do you have to drive for three hours, but then you have to hike for an hour up a snow-covered mountain.
A... Leia mais
Autor: Robin Deissinger | Ultima atualização: 05/25/2016 | Comentários: 0
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... Leia mais
Autor: Jacob Davis | Ultima atualização: 01/27/2016 | Comentários: 7
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... Leia mais
Autor: Andrew Sandford | Ultima atualização: 12/23/2015 | Comentários: 0
Do you have a network of devices, connected using MD485 interfaces, so spread out that extremely long cables are required? Are you worried that the distances, and resultant cable lengths, may be causing communication problems? In this brief article, we’ll look at four tips that... Leia mais
Autor: Jason Ritter | Ultima atualização: 11/24/2015 | Comentários: 5
Are you having communication problems or seeing readings you don't trust? Is it possible your solar-charged power supply is the cause? How can you find out for sure?
As we mentioned in the “6 Steps to Determine if Your Data Logger Needs Repairing” blog article, many data... Leia mais
Autor: Dana Worley | Ultima atualização: 11/18/2015 | Comentários: 0
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... Leia mais
Autor: Jason Ritter | Ultima atualização: 09/16/2015 | Comentários: 2
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... Leia mais
Autor: Janet Albers | Ultima atualização: 08/26/2015 | Comentários: 0
If you need help programming a Campbell Scientific data logger, here are some things you can do to have a more productive conversation with a Customer Support and Implementation Engineer.
At a minimum you’ll want to know: What data logger you’re working with—such as a CR6, CR1000,... Leia mais