Extended Datalogger Programming and Communications


CSC offers an intensive 2-day hands-on monitoring and data acquisition course for Campbell Scientific dataloggers and software. This course is designed for those with some experience and who have already completed the Introduction to CrBasic Datalogging course. It is intended for students from all disciplines.

The course will expand your programming skills by covering advanced programming applications such as multiplexers, serial communication, Internet protocols, security, etc.  Programming exercises are used to reinforce the concepts covered by the instructors. The skills gained in the course will be applicable towards all Campbell dataloggers (i.e. CR6, CR1000, CR300, etc.) which are widely used in Canada and abroad. You will gain thorough experience utilizing powerful and flexible Campbell equipment, giving you the confidence to manage and configure your own equipment. 

The training course is taught by Campbell Scientific Technical Sales Consultants and class sizes are limited to ensure personalized instruction and assistance. "Hands-on" programming exercises are used to reinforce the concepts covered by the instructors. The course provides an excellent opportunity to connect with a monitoring expert as well as other like-minded people in the industry. 

Course fees include the use of a datalogger, computer, and sensors. Lunch will be provided all course days.

Course Outline

A brief course outline is listed below:

  • Advanced Programming
    • Conditional outputs
    • Accessing status table in CrBasic
    • Multiplexers
    • Pipeline VS Sequential compiling
    • Saving to a file
  • Serial Communications
    • Ports (RS232, CS I/O, COM)
    • Instructions (SerialIn, SerialOut, SplitStr)
    • Other Instructions
  • Pakbus Networking
  • Adding Safety
  • Ethernet connections
  • Internet protocols
  • Datalogger callback
  • PPP connections

If you are a new user or have limited datalogging experience, we encourage you to take our Introduction to CrBasic Datalogging Course prior to the Extended course.

Currently, there are no conference or trade shows scheduled