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Autor: Ben Todt | Última actualización: 12/04/2023 | Comentarios: 0
Should you be concerned about the impact of soiling or fouling on your photovoltaic (PV) power plant performance? Did you know that in a recent estimate, more than US$6 billion of annual revenue is lost because of diminished power generation at PV facilities due to... leer más
Autor: Nathanael Wright | Última actualización: 10/31/2023 | Comentarios: 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... leer más
Autor: Nathanael Wright | Última actualización: 10/17/2023 | Comentarios: 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... leer más
Autor: Jacqalyn Maughan | Última actualización: 08/29/2023 | Comentarios: 0
You may not realize just how helpful our handheld instrumentation can be—especially when it makes it easy for you to test your vibrating wire sensors, saving you time and money if a failed sensor is identified prior to installation. Let’s dive deeper into the five... leer más
Autor: Jacqalyn Maughan | Última actualización: 04/06/2023 | Comentarios: 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... leer más
Autor: Nathanael Wright | Última actualización: 03/28/2023 | Comentarios: 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... leer más
Autor: Nathanael Wright | Última actualización: 01/12/2023 | Comentarios: 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,... leer más
Autor: Nathanael Wright | Última actualización: 09/12/2022 | Comentarios: 6
As organizations throughout the world continue to strengthen their network and data communications systems to counter increased security threats, we’ve noticed a trend: there’s been an increase in the number of Campbell Scientific customers setting up secure communications between their data loggers and other devices.
SSH... leer más
Autor: Bruce Smith | Última actualización: 04/15/2021 | Comentarios: 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... leer más
Autor: Dana Worley | Última actualización: 04/09/2021 | Comentarios: 0
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... leer más
Autor: Dirk Baker | Última actualización: 03/05/2021 | Comentarios: 0
In this article, I’ll explain how errors can occur when measuring the precipitation amount, discuss a correction approach, and demonstrate how an algorithm can be used to design high-quality tipping bucket rain gauges.
Liquid precipitation (rain) is at once one of the simplest measurements mechanically and... leer más
Autor: Carolyn Ivans | Última actualización: 10/23/2020 | Comentarios: 0
You may already know that you can add external data storage to your data logger with flash-memory cards. But do you know what kind of card you need—or if you even need one? In this article, I’ll answer these and other memory card questions. In... leer más
Autor: Carolyn Ivans | Última actualización: 10/22/2020 | Comentarios: 5
You may use CompactFlash or microSD memory cards for external storage of your data logger data, but are you using your cards correctly? In this article, I’ll answer some common questions you may have about memory card usage. Recommended for You: If you haven’t done... leer más
Autor: Ajay Singh | Última actualización: 10/13/2020 | Comentarios: 0
When we are faced with challenges, there is often an opportunity for improvement. In this blog article, learn how our engineers redesigned our back-of-module (BOM) temperature sensor to resolve specific challenges that impacted the quality of bifacial solar photovoltaic (PV) panel performance monitoring.
Bifacial PV panels... leer más
Autor: Timothy Jeppsen | Última actualización: 10/07/2020 | Comentarios: 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... leer más
Autor: Libbie Anderson | Última actualización: 06/29/2020 | Comentarios: 0
You may have heard of the IEC 61724-1 standard to promote international uniformity in PV (photovoltaic) system performance monitoring. But why was it created, and what does it mean for you? In this interview with PES (Power & Energy Solutions), Matt Perry, Technical Product Manager for... leer más
Autor: Libbie Anderson | Última actualización: 06/10/2020 | Comentarios: 0
At Campbell Scientific, we understand the value of your solar energy farms and the necessity to keep these energy-producing facilities in top condition. To help you monitor their efficiency, we’ve designed innovative solar monitoring equipment that has been tested through deployments all over the world.... leer más
Autor: Libbie Anderson | Última actualización: 05/01/2020 | Comentarios: 0
On every utility-scale solar farm, it’s crucial to answer the fundamental question: how much solar radiation reaches the surface of the photovoltaic (PV) modules? These farms span hundreds of acres and in order to address this question, owners use meteorological monitoring stations and data loggers... leer más
Autor: Timothy Jeppsen | Última actualización: 03/19/2020 | Comentarios: 4
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... leer más
Autor: Andrew Sandford | Última actualización: 01/06/2020 | Comentarios: 0
Imagine that you already have a winning sensor that has sold more than 15,000 units. As time passes, you realize that technology has evolved, but your sensor hasn’t. If you are objective in your product evaluation, you may determine that there is justification for the... leer más