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Displaying 1 - 20 of 21 articles authored by: Janet Albers

Daylight Saving Time and Your Data Logger

Autor: Janet Albers | Ultima atualização: 03/09/2018 | Comentários: 7

daylight saving time and your data logger

Do you need to do anything to your data logger or software to compensate for the beginning of daylight saving time? Read this short article to find out! Residents of many parts of North America, and various areas around the world, continue to observe the practice... Leia mais

Understanding CRBasic Program Compile Modes: Sequential and Pipeline

Autor: Janet Albers | Ultima atualização: 10/25/2017 | Comentários: 2

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... Leia mais

How to Use Datalogger Security Codes

Autor: Janet Albers | Ultima atualização: 06/28/2017 | Comentários: 0

how to use datalogger security codes

Security codes are the oldest method of securing a datalogger. 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 them... Leia mais

How Much Power Does Your Data Acquisition System Need?

Autor: Janet Albers | Ultima atualização: 05/04/2017 | Comentários: 0

how much power does your data acquisition system need?

Are you wondering what size battery and solar panel you need to run all of the devices in your data acquisition system? How will you know if your power supply can keep pace with your needs? To get these answers, you will need to estimate the... Leia mais

How to Replace “Undefined” or “N/A” with Your Real-Time Data Values

Autor: Janet Albers | Ultima atualização: 11/30/2016 | Comentários: 0

how to replace “undefined” or “n/a” with your real-time data values

If you use Campbell Scientific data logger support software to connect to your data logger, you may monitor your data from within the software. Have there been times when you’ve seen “Undefined” or “N/A” instead of your data values? What does that mean, and how... Leia mais

How to Know when Your Data Logger Memory Is Getting Full

Autor: Janet Albers | Ultima atualização: 09/15/2016 | Comentários: 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... Leia mais

The Best Way to Edit Input Locations in Edlog Programs

Autor: Janet Albers | Ultima atualização: 06/08/2016 | Comentários: 0

the best way to edit input locations in edlog programs

If you have one of our retired data loggers 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... Leia mais

Helpful Hints for Updating Your Data Logger's OS

Autor: Janet Albers | Ultima atualização: 02/10/2016 | Comentários: 0

helpful hints for updating your data logger'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... Leia mais

How to Programmatically Access Stored Data Values

Autor: Janet Albers | Ultima atualização: 01/13/2016 | Comentários: 6

how to programmatically access stored data values

After you store measurements and other data in your data logger’s tables, how do you access that data to perform operations in your CRBasic program? Where can you get an all-access pass to your data? This article will explain how you can use a special... Leia mais

Use Time Intervals for More than Storing Data: Decisions and Control

Autor: Janet Albers | Ultima atualização: 12/30/2015 | Comentários: 2

use time intervals for more than storing data: decisions and control

We all know that Campbell Scientific dataloggers are really good at taking measurements and storing data. But did you know that they can also make decisions and control other devices? Often, device control is done based on a time interval. This article briefly illustrates how... Leia mais

How to Rename Field Names for Easier Data Identification

Autor: Janet Albers | Ultima atualização: 11/11/2015 | Comentários: 0

how to rename field names for easier data identification

When you view your measurement data in tabular format, such as in View Pro or similar software, are your column headings, or field names, helpful to you? At a glance, do your field names quickly identify the data in the columns? If not, you may... Leia mais

Serving up the RealTime() Instruction with a Side of Alias Declarations

Autor: Janet Albers | Ultima atualização: 10/07/2015 | Comentários: 2

serving up the realtime() instruction with a side of alias declarations

CRBasic has a full menu of instructions to help you write or edit your data logger program. This article offers a main course of scheduling your data logger actions using the RealTime() instruction with a side dish of making your program easier to read with... Leia mais

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

Autor: Janet Albers | Ultima atualização: 09/09/2015 | Comentários: 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... Leia mais

5 Things to Know before Discussing Your Data Logger Programming Issue

Autor: Janet Albers | Ultima atualização: 08/26/2015 | Comentários: 0

5 things to know before discussing your data logger programming issue

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

The Benefits of Using Constants in CRBasic

Autor: Janet Albers | Ultima atualização: 08/05/2015 | Comentários: 0

the benefits of using constants in crbasic

Why should you use a Constant declaration in your CRBasic program? What is a Constant anyway? In a previous article ("Going Public with Your Variables in CRBasic"), we talked about the Public and Dim variable declarations. Variables are just that—variable; they change. Constants, on the other hand, don’t change;... Leia mais

4 New Ways to Use Array Notation: Copying or Transposing

Autor: Janet Albers | Ultima atualização: 07/21/2015 | Comentários: 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... Leia mais

4 New Ways to Use Array Notation: Complex Scaling

Autor: Janet Albers | Ultima atualização: 07/01/2015 | Comentários: 0

4 new ways to use array notation: complex scaling

You can perform more complex scaling in an array without needing a For/Next loop. To take advantage of this feature, use OS 28 (CR6 OS 01) or later.   In this example program, a unique set of multipliers and offsets is applied to the column of an... Leia mais

4 New Ways to Use Array Notation: Initializing Multi-Dimensional Arrays

Autor: Janet Albers | Ultima atualização: 06/10/2015 | Comentários: 0

4 new ways to use array notation: initializing multi-dimensional arrays

Initializing variables within an array is more flexible than ever with OS 28 (CR6 OS 1). You can think of a single dimensioned array as numbers in a column. Two dimensions, in comparison, puts numbers in rows and columns. The third dimension is a page. For example:... Leia mais

4 New Ways to Use Array Notation: Simple Scaling

Autor: Janet Albers | Ultima atualização: 05/29/2015 | Comentários: 0

4 new ways to use array notation: simple scaling

The newest operating system released by Campbell Scientific for its data loggers is OS 28 for the CR800, CR1000, and CR3000. (The comparable operating system version for the CR6 datalogger is OS 01.) This powerful data logger OS has been enhanced so that you can... Leia mais

Going Public with Your Variables in CRBasic

Autor: Janet Albers | Ultima atualização: 05/29/2015 | Comentários: 0

going public with your variables in crbasic

When programming your Campbell Scientific data logger, have you ever wondered whether you should be using a Dim variable declaration or a Public one? What is the difference between them, and when is it best to use each one? Dim and Public variables are temporary holding... Leia mais