CRVW3 Datalogger cuerda vibrante de 3 canales
Self-Contained Vibrating-Wire Data Logger
Using patented VSPECT® technology
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Resumen

The CRVW3 is a self-contained, low-cost, three-channel vibrating-wire data logger. It is designed to be an independent data logger, or a component of your larger radio-linked data-acquisition network when it is configured with available wireless communication options. The CRVW3 includes a factory-integrated power supply and a weatherproof enclosure.

Learn about our patented VSPECT® spectral-analysis technology at our VSPECT® Essentials web resource.

The dynamic vibrating-wire measurement technique is protected under U.S. Patent No. 8,671,758, and the vibrating-wire spectral-analysis technology (VSPECT®) is protected under U.S. Patent No. 7,779,690.

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Ventajas y características

  • Lee y guarda datos de hasta 3 sensores de cuerda vibrante
  • Sistema de adquisición de datos completo en un único producto
  • Incluye regulador de carga para conexión placa solar
  • 3 canales de cuerda vibrante (cuerda vibrante y termistor)
  • Comunicaciones en red inalámbricas con opciones radio integradas
  • Regulador de carga para fácil conexión de placa solar
  • Interface de programación simple
  • Armario intemperie IP66
  • Compatible con muchas redes de sistemas de adquisición Campbell Scientific ya funcionando
  • Canales configurables (sin necesidad de programar)
  • Capacidad de actuar de repetidor/router PakBus
  • Opciones integradas con batería recargable o pilas alcalinas

Imágenes

CRVW3 Inside View
CRVW3 Inside View
CRVW3 Inside View
CRVW3 Mounted Enclosure with Inside View (pole sold separately)
CRVW3 Mounted Enclosure, Front View (pole sold separately)
CRVW3 Mounted Enclosure, Back View with Universal Mounting Bracket
CRVW3 Enclosure Bottom, Antenna Connection, and Cable Entry Points (typical of the radio options)

Descripción detallada

The CRVW3 uses vibrating-wire spectral-analysis technology (VSPECT®) to provide the best measurement possible for vibrating-wire sensors. VSPECT® observes the incoming sensor signal, performs a Fourier transform and a spectral analysis (transforming the time series into individual sinusoidal components in the frequency spectrum), and determines the sensor frequency by identifying the strongest signal in the acceptable range while filtering out environmental and electrical noise.

The CRVW3 provides the following data: the resonant sensor frequency, thermistor resistance for temperature calculation, and diagnostic values to help determine the validity of the frequency measurement.

Note: The CRVW3 requires Device Configuration Utility (DevConfig) v 2.10 or later. When radio options are used, the CRVW3 requires LoggerNet v 4.3 or later.

Especificaciones

-NOTE-
  • All CRVW3 dataloggers are tested and guaranteed to meet the following electrical specifications in a -40° to +70°C non-condensing environment.
  • The base -NA option and -RF422 option are CE approved, but the -RF451, -RF407, and
    -RF412 options are not CE approved.
Operating Temperature Range
  • -40° to +70°C
  • Non-condensing environment
Processor ST ARM CORTEX-M4 (32-bit with hardware FPU, running at 144 MHz)
Data Storage 16 MB serial flash, up to 420,000 records (single channel), up to 160,000 records (3 channels)
Real-Time Clock Accuracy ±3 min. per year
Measurement Interval Range 1 s to 1 day
USB Micro B Direct connect to PC (supplies power for configuration and data collection), 2.0 full speed, 12 Mbps
Configuration Software configurable, no programming required
Compliance RoHS
Warranty One year against defects in materials and workmanship
Weatherproof Enclosure Rating NEMA 4X (IP66) with proper use of cable entry points
Enclosure Mounting Stainless-steel universal mount for pole/wall mount (optional) or plastic mounting tabs (included)
Static Vibrating-Wire Measurements Supported
Enclosure Dimensions 24.1 x 22.9 x 14.0 cm (9.5 x 9.0 x 5.5 in.)
Weight
  • 4.2 kg (9.2 lb) with rechargeable battery
  • 3.0 kg (6.6 lb) with alkaline batteries

Power

Charge Terminal 16 to 28 Vdc (from solar panel or dc power converter)
Battery Options Rechargeable 7 Ah or 8 D-cell alkaline
Current Drain
  • 1 mA (no radio, basic operation)
  • ~37.5 mA/s (each time a channel is measured)

Measurements

Channel Count 3 vibrating wire (VW) and 3 thermistor/RTD (temperature) measurements
Measurement Speed 1 s per sensor (VW and temperature)

Measurements - Vibrating-Wire

Measurement Excitation Options 2 V (±1 V), 5 V (±2.5 V),12 V (±6 V)
Measurement (Frequency) Resolution 0.001 Hz RMS (-40° to +70°C)
Time-series Basic Resolution 24-bit ADC
Measurement Accuracy ±0.005% of reading (-40° to +70°C)
Measurement Method VSPECT® (Spectral Analysis), U.S. Patent No. 7,779,690, includes diagnostic data

Measurements - Temperature (Resistance)

-NOTE- Thermistor or RTD resistance can be scaled to Temperature (Deg C) per manufacturer specifications. The resulting temperature can be used as a correction factor for the sensor’s output.
Measurement Method Half-bridge ratiometric, 24-bit ADC, built-in completion resistor 4.99 kΩ 0.1%
Thermistor Precision 0.020 Ω RMS @ 3000 Ω (~0.00015 °C RMS for most vibrating wire thermistors)
Accuracy ±0.15% of reading (-40° to +70°C)

-RF451 Option

Internal Radio Description 5 to 1000 mW, user selectable; 902 to 928 MHz license-free band, frequency hopping spread-spectrum radio
Radio Repeater Devices with the -RF451 option can be set up as a radio repeater.
Where Used US, Canada, Australia
Compliance Information
  • KNYAMM0921TT (United States FCC ID)
  • 2329B-AMM0921TT (Canada [IC])

-RF407 Option

Internal Radio Description 5 to 250 mW, user selectable; 902 to 928 MHz license-free band, frequency hopping spread-spectrum radio
Radio Repeater Devices with the -RF407 option can be set up as a radio repeater.
Where Used US, Canada
Compliance Information
  • MCQ-XB900HP (United States FCC Part 15.247)
  • 1846A-XB900HP (Industry Canada ([IC])
  • RCPDIXB15-0672-A2 (Mexico IF)

-RF412 Option

Internal Radio Description 5 to 250 mW, user selectable; 915 to 928 MHz license-free band, frequency hopping spread-spectrum radio
Radio Repeater Devices with the -RF412 option can be set up as a radio repeater.
Where Used Australia
Compliance Information
  • ACMA RCM
  • MCQ-XB900HP (United States FCC Part 15.247)
  • 1846A-XB900HP (Industry Canada [IC])

-RF422 Option

Internal Radio Description 2 to 25 mW, user selectable; 863 to 870 MHz license-free band, frequency hopping spread-spectrum radio
Where Used Europe and some of Asia (ETSI)
EU Conformity View the EU Declaration of Conformity in the Documents section of the web page.

Compatibilidad

Sensores

El datalogger para cuerda vibrante CRVW3 es capaz de medir la mayoría de sensores existentes en el mercado, como por ejemplo galgas extensiométricas, piezómetros, transductores de presión, inclinómetros, fisurómetros, células de carga, etc. El CRVW3 tiene tres entradas; cada entrada incluye dos terminales para la cuerda vibrante y dos terminales para el termistor de temperatura. Los canales se configuran fácilmente para sensores tradicionales. Cada canal se puede definir para medir sólo cuerda vibrante, o deshabilitarlo completamente.

Consideraciones funcionamiento en red

El CRVW3 dispone de diversas opciones para comunicaciones inalámbricas. La siguiente tabla muestra la compatibilidad con nuestros modems radio.

RF400a RF401A
RF401a
RF430a
RF407 RF411A
RF410a
RF411a
RF431a
RF412 RF416
RF432a
RF415a
RF422 RF450a
RF451
CRVW3-RF407
CRVW3-RF412
CRVW3-RF422
CRVW3-RF451

Notas: aProducto obsoleto; no disponible.

Consideraciones armario intemperie

El CRVW3 se entrega para fácil instalación en campo. La electrónica, batería y conexiones, viene todo conectado y fijado dentro del armario. Se suministra con un kit de fijación básico, o se puede añadir como opción un kit de montaje metálico para poste o pared.

Consideraciones alimentación eléctrica

El CRVW3 puede pedirse con una batería recargable o con pilas alcalinas D-cell. El regulador de carga lo lleva incorporado para la conexión de una placa que recargue la batería recargable.

Descargas

Device Configuration Utility v.2.26 (44.8 MB) 16-03-2021

A software utility used to download operating systems and set up Campbell Scientific hardware. Also will update PakBus Graph and the Network Planner if they have been installed previously by another Campbell Scientific software package.

Supported Operating Systems:

Windows 10, 8.1, 8, and 7 (Both 32 and 64 bit)

Historial revisiones

CRVWx Firmware v.4.03 (909 KB) 09-11-2017

Current version of the CRVWx firmware.  Requires the Device Configuration Utility to upload the firmware to the CRVWx.

Historial revisiones

Preguntas frecuentes

Número de FAQs relacionadas con CRVW3: 11

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  1. A practical maximum is to connect one multiplexer per every two control terminals on the datalogger. Control terminals can be shared between multiplexers to increase the number of connected multiplexers. Sharing terminals, however, requires more complex wiring and programming. Users who would like to connect more than one multiplexer per every two control terminals are advised to contact a sales or support engineer at Campbell Scientific for assistance.

  2. Yes. The batteries can be switched at any time between the D-cell battery option and the rechargeable battery option.

  3. The CRVW3 takes approximately 1 s to measure the vibrating-wire sensor and thermistor. If all three channels are measuring sensors, the CRVW3 takes approximately 3 s to measure the sensors before it is ready to begin the cycle again.

  4. Yes. The CRVW3 can be used as a stand-alone datalogger. If the CRVW3 is not connected to a network, data is collected by connecting directly to the CRVW3 (via USB) or through a simple wireless connection, as outlined in the manual.

  5. The communications options (such as –RF451) reflect how the CRVW3 is built during the manufacturing process. After a CRVW3 is ordered with a specific communications option, it retains that option. It is possible to turn off the wireless communications, and the CRVW3 can be deployed as a stand-alone datalogger.

  6. No. The CRVW3 is designed to be a simple, quickly deployed system with minimal modifications. The simple design of the CRVW3 does not enable it for use with multiplexers. When an application requires multiplexers, consider using a CR6 Measurement and Control Datalogger instead.

  7. No. The CRVW3 has built-in memory and can be configured in a variety of ways. It can measure data frequently and communicate the data at a slower rate (for example, measure every 10 minutes and communicate the results once per day). The CRVW3 can also communicate data after each measurement is taken.  The ability to configure the communications on a network to an application's specific needs allows the user to better manage the power consumption on the CRVW3, as well as on the base datalogger.

  8. Yes. The CRVW3 is a PakBus device that can communicate with other PakBus dataloggers. The neighbor datalogger requires a radio device compatible with the CRVW3 radio option. If a CRVW3-RF451 model is used, the neighbor device needs to have an RF450 or RF451 radio installed to enable wireless communications. After connecting to the first neighbor, PakBus routing can be used to reach other PakBus devices available to that neighbor via any type of active communications link (TCP/IP, WiFi, etc.) Network Planner is a tool within LoggerNet used to design a network and explore how devices communicate.

  9. There are multiple communication options depending on how the CRVW3 is ordered. All CRVW3 devices can communicate data and be configured using the built-in USB connection. If a CRVW3 is ordered with a wireless communication option, it can also communicate the data wirelessly to a PC or another datalogger.

  10. Not much. The CRVW3 needs to be configured, installed, and wired at the site. These steps have been outlined in the Quick Deploy guide that ships with the CRVW3 and is also available for download on this website. The manual is a more detailed resource to address any installation questions.