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How to Equip Your Workforce for Success Through Training

Author: Vim Mistry | Last Updated: 03/25/2024 | Comments: 0

how to equip your workforce for success through training

Continuous learning in the environmental monitoring industry empowers individuals and organizations alike, fostering innovation, user engagement, and a growth mindset. If you haven’t read our “How Do You Put Learning into Action?” blog article, I encourage you to do so. In this article, we’ll shift... read more

A Closer Look: Resolving Dam Data Discrepancies

Author: Eric Schmidt | Last Updated: 03/05/2024 | Comments: 0

a closer look: resolving dam data discrepancies

Did you read our Southwest: Solving the Mystery of Erroneous Dam Monitoring Data case study? Want to get some more details? In this article, we’re going to take a closer look at that case study. If you haven’t read the case study yet, please do... read more

Why Is the CR6 the Preferred Automated Monitoring Platform for Geotechnical Applications Worldwide?

Author: Michael Adams | Last Updated: 01/08/2024 | Comments: 0

why is the cr6 the preferred automated monitoring platform for geotechnical applications worldwide?

If you’re not using a CR6 Automated Monitoring Platform for your geotechnical application, you may be missing out on some key benefits that could help ensure the success of your instrumentation and monitoring network. Based on my 30 years of experience with data-acquisition systems, I’ll... read more

Tips to Troubleshoot and Optimize Large RF Networks: Part 3

Author: Nathanael Wright | Last Updated: 01/02/2024 | Comments: 0

tips to troubleshoot and optimize large rf networks: part 3

Here is our final blog article in our three-part series on troubleshooting your radio frequency (RF) networks. In this article, I’ll share with you four more tips (11 through 14). If you missed parts 1 and 2 or want to review them again, here are... read more

Tips to Troubleshoot and Optimize Large RF Networks: Part 2

Author: Nathanael Wright | Last Updated: 12/20/2023 | Comments: 1

tips to troubleshoot and optimize large rf networks: part 2

In this blog article, I’ll share with you the next five tips (6 through 10) that you can use to help troubleshoot your radio frequency (RF) networks. This is the second article in our three-part series. If you missed my first article or want to... read more

Tips to Troubleshoot and Optimize Large RF Networks: Part 1

Author: Nathanael Wright | Last Updated: 10/31/2023 | Comments: 0

tips to troubleshoot and optimize large rf networks: part 1

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... read more

What You Should Know: Improvements to SMSSend()

Author: Dana Worley | Last Updated: 04/09/2021 | Comments: 0

what you should know: improvements to smssend()

Do you currently use SMSSend() in a CRBasic data logger program to send SMS messages through a Campbell Scientific CELL2XX internal or external cellular module? There are some things you should know about the recent improvements we made that affect how SMSSend() works. With the release... read more

How to Obtain Vibrating Wire Measurements in Environments with High Electromagnetic Noise

Author: Timothy Jeppsen | Last Updated: 10/07/2020 | Comments: 0

how to obtain vibrating wire measurements in environments with high electromagnetic noise

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... read more

Why Data-Acquisition Systems Are Key Elements to Solar Projects

Author: Libbie Anderson | Last Updated: 09/21/2020 | Comments: 2

why data-acquisition systems are key elements to solar projects

Solar photovoltaic (PV) monitoring projects often use a variety of sensors to gain information about the site performance and its available resources. To obtain this information, solar-monitoring sensors need to be connected to a database that can collect, evaluate, visualize, and interpret data from all... read more

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

Author: Timothy Jeppsen | Last Updated: 03/19/2020 | Comments: 4

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 data logger, how do you know which one is... read more

Daylight Saving Time and Your Data Logger

Author: Janet Albers | Last Updated: 02/27/2019 | Comments: 10

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... read more

How to Monitor Your Campbell Cellular Modem Data Usage: Part 1

Author: Nathanael Wright | Last Updated: 01/16/2019 | Comments: 2

how to monitor your campbell cellular modem data usage: part 1

Did you know you can monitor your data usage using CRBasic program code on our new data loggers with integrated cellular modems and our external Campbell Scientific brand of cellular modules? In this two-part series, I’ll first show you how to do this in the... read more

How to Use Keypad Commands with Edlog Data Loggers

Author: Bruce Smith | Last Updated: 01/09/2019 | Comments: 0

how to use keypad commands with edlog data loggers

Whether your Edlog-based data logger has a built-in keypad, an external keypad, or no keypad at all, keypad commands are an important field tool. But, if you don’t have a keypad, how do you use keypad commands? In this article, we’ll discuss this topic and... read more

Successfully Connect Your Retired Data Logger to a PC

Author: Jacob Davis | Last Updated: 12/19/2018 | Comments: 0

successfully connect your retired data logger to a pc

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... read more

Edlog Data Logger Support and You

Author: Jacob Davis | Last Updated: 12/05/2018 | Comments: 0

edlog data logger support and you

Just like people, data loggers can enter a phase of life called retirement. Our older, Edlog data loggers have been retired for some time now, and we have continued to provide free support for these reliable devices. We include free support when you purchase our... read more

Campbell Core Technology: The Data Logger

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

campbell core technology: the data logger

At Campbell Scientific, we want to help you get the most out of your data logger that you can. You may have purchased your data logger to be the core of your data acquisition system without knowing all the things your data logger can do for you.... read more

Understanding the Roles of Data Loggers, RTUs, PLCs, and PACs

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

understanding the roles of data loggers, rtus, plcs, and pacs

Now and then, someone will ask if a Campbell Scientific data logger 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... read more

7 Things You Should Know about New Cellular Options for Data Loggers

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

7 things you should know about new cellular options for data loggers

You may have heard about the new integrated cellular modem gateways available as options on some of our data loggers. 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... read more

Why Should You Use a Vibrating Wire Data Logger?

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

why should you use a vibrating wire data logger?

In this short interview, Josh Brown, Market Product Manager of the Infrastructure Group, shares some of the benefits of using a vibrating wire data logger, such as the CRVW3 3-Channel Vibrating Wire Datalogger. Josh was interviewed by Robin Deissinger, the blog editor. Interview Q&A What is... 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 data logger 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... read more