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Autor: Jacob Davis | Última actualización: 10/18/2017 | Comentarios: 0
Just recently, the KRACK (Key Reinstallation AttaCK) Wi-Fi vulnerability was publicized. You might be wondering what it is and how it affects the security of your Campbell Scientific devices and data.
The KRACK vulnerability exists in the WPA2 (Wi-Fi Protected Access II) security standard used on... leer más
Autor: Timothy Jeppsen | Última actualización: 10/11/2017 | Comentarios: 0
As soon as people learned that we were replacing the CR1000 datalogger with the CR1000X datalogger, they asked us these questions: “Can I load a program I wrote for my CR1000 into a CR1000X?” and “Will the CR1000X fit in the same space as my... leer más
Autor: Dirk Baker | Última actualización: 10/03/2017 | Comentarios: 2
You may be familiar with R for data processing and analysis. But do you know how to easily import data that is in Campbell Scientific’s TOA5 format into R? In this article, I’ll briefly discuss R and TOA5, and then share a function to create... leer más
Autor: Garrett Wheeler | Última actualización: 09/27/2017 | Comentarios: 0
We realize that designing a custom, high-quality automated weather station to fit your needs can be challenging, as there are many considerations to keep in mind. To help you with this task, we have recently created three new resources that I’ll introduce you to in... leer más
Autor: Chod Stephens | Última actualización: 09/13/2017 | Comentarios: 2
To help environmental researchers who measure solar radiation improve their measurements and simplify their lives, Campbell Scientific and Apogee Instruments teamed up to develop a new sensor. This new sensor combines features from higher-end blackbody thermopile pyranometers and lower-end silicon photocell pyranometers. The CS320 Digital Thermopile... leer más
Autor: Dana Worley | Última actualización: 08/30/2017 | Comentarios: 3
If you have read recent revision history for the Device Configuration Utility (also known as DevConfig), you may have run across the following note: “New USB drivers (RNDIS) were added for [supported] datalogger.” What's that all about? you may have wondered.
Sounds boring, eh?
We think it... leer más
Autor: Timothy Jeppsen | Última actualización: 08/17/2017 | Comentarios: 0
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 datalogger, how do you know which one is best... leer más
Autor: Timothy Jeppsen | Última actualización: 08/02/2017 | Comentarios: 3
It should come as no surprise that the CR1000 datalogger (introduced in 2004) has been an incredibly successful datalogger. With nearly 100,000 deployed, this datalogger has been installed on every continent on the earth. Using the design success of the CR1000, Campbell Scientific integrated many... leer más
Autor: Dana Worley | Última actualización: 07/19/2017 | Comentarios: 0
In an April 2016 blog article (“Handling New Device Drivers in a Changing Windows World”), I wrote that Campbell Scientific was ending Windows XP support for our hardware device drivers. In that article, I also mentioned that Windows XP support might end for other products... leer más
Autor: Janet Albers | Última actualización: 06/28/2017 | Comentarios: 0
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... leer más
Autor: Alan Hinckley | Última actualización: 06/14/2017 | Comentarios: 2
If you are considering using pyranometers in your measurement application, there are many things you should know about them and how they work. Having this information in hand will help ensure you select the type of pyranometer most suitable for the data you need for... leer más
Autor: Bruce Smith | Última actualización: 06/08/2017 | Comentarios: 1
Have you ever heard someone mention "ET" and wondered what it meant? Assuming the person wasn’t talking about extra-terrestrials or Entertainment Tonight, the conversation was probably about evapotranspiration. Evapotranspiration (or "ET") is the water lost through plant transpiration and soil and plant evaporation. The images... leer más
Autor: Gary Roberts | Última actualización: 05/31/2017 | Comentarios: 0
Maybe you’re like me when it comes to skipped scans. I have always disliked seeing skipped scans in my dataloggers. I have been trained to watch out for them and do my best to write my CRBasic programs in a way that makes them not... leer más
Autor: Bart Nef | Última actualización: 05/17/2017 | Comentarios: 6
Although air temperature and relative humidity (RH) sensors provide the benefit of an economical means to collect measurement data for two parameters, there are some issues related to these sensors that you should be aware of. In this article, I’ll provide some background on air... leer más
Autor: Janet Albers | Última actualización: 05/04/2017 | Comentarios: 0
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... leer más
Autor: Carolyn Ivans | Última actualización: 04/13/2017 | Comentarios: 0
Si usted es cliente de Campbell Scientific, habrá oido hablar de nuestros multiplexores y módulos SDM. Sin embargo, recientemente hemos añadido una nueva familia de periféricos a nuestra gama de productos, denominados módulos CDM. ¿Que son los módulos CDM? ¿Que le aporta a sus necesidades... leer más
Autor: Paul Smart | Última actualización: 03/08/2017 | Comentarios: 4
Have you ever set up a Campbell Scientific datalogger as a Modbus slave 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, and... leer más
Autor: Jacob Davis | Última actualización: 02/22/2017 | Comentarios: 0
Have you come across situations where you want your datalogger to initiate data retrieval, rather than your PC? For example, do you have an environmental condition that you want to transmit alarm data for?
Although IP-based communication is prevalent, sometimes you may need datalogger-initiated communication because... leer más
Autor: Dirk Baker | Última actualización: 02/08/2017 | Comentarios: 0
Are you concerned about frost damage to your crops?
There are a number of high-value crops that are critically vulnerable to frost damage. Especially on buds, flowers, and early fruit, frost can cost growers thousands of dollars per acre.
For a long time, many growers have monitored... leer más
Autor: Dana Worley | Última actualización: 01/25/2017 | Comentarios: 6
Have you had problems finding an SMTP server to use to send emails from your datalogger? Are compatibility issues causing you to look for a work-around? Keep reading for a solution that may be just what you need.
In 2006, we added the ability in... leer más