Technical Articles

Setting Automatic Scheduled Downloads Using the Grant Downloader

Grant Instruments’ Grant Downloader application enables users to set up automatic data downloads from Grant Squirrel Series Data Loggers. By configuring any number of profiles, users can quickly retrieve all data straight from their desktop with just one click. In addition, the Downloader application also allows users to schedule logger downloads at desired times and intervals. Read more in our latest Tech Article.

How to Increase the Internal Memory of Squirrel Data Loggers

Grant Squirrel Data Loggers
If you’re working on a data acquisition project requiring extended data recording, Grant Squirrel series dataloggers allow users to increase their internal memories if necessary. Grant and its distributor CAS DataLoggers show you how it’s done in this datalogger Technical Article.

 

Securing the dataTaker DT80 Web Services

Series 3 dataTaker dataloggers are popular for their communications functionality and for their ease of programming using the built-in dEX software. In our latest Technical Article, CAS DataLoggers shows you how to assign password protection to your dataTaker DT80 series logger and how to limit access to its interface if desired.  Read about it in our latest Technical Article.

Setting up a Non-SSL SMTP Server for Use with a T&D RTR-500MBS-A

T&D’s RTR-500MBS-A Mobile Base Station is a GSM-based base unit for the T&D RTR-500 wireless monitoring system. These wireless dataloggers are ideal for monitoring and alarming temperature in trucks, warehouses and more. Like T&D’s other base units for this system, it requires an SMTP server that does not use SSL. Some cell companies advertise e-mail with their carrier services, but the RTR-500MBSA cannot use the automatic SIM settings provided by these cell services. With this in mind, CAS DataLoggers shows you how to quickly set up auto-data transfer in our latest Technical Article.

Non-SSL SMTP Servers for Use with dataTaker and Other Devices

Send Emails Through a dataTaker Data Logger

CHESTERLAND, OH—May 11, 2016

Many standalone network devices that are able to e-mail, including data recorders and environmental monitors, cannot use SMTP servers that require SSL encryption. At CAS DataLoggers we’ve found a workaround for dataTaker data loggers and other recording devices in the form of a free email service. Read more in our latest dataTaker Technical Article.

Using a dataTaker DT80 with BrainChild IO-16DI Modules

Digital I/Os for Use with HMI, PLC or SCADA via Modbus RTU

CHESTERLAND, OH—May 2, 2016

In our latest Technical Article adapted from dataTaker, CAS DataLoggers shows you how to use a dataTaker DT80 Intelligent Data Logger with a Brainchild Digital IO-16DI Module. This is useful for adding extra inputs for applications involving monitoring or controlling a PLC or SCADA system via the Modbus RTU protocol.  Read more on our latest dataTaker Tech Article.

How to Calculate Covariance using a dataTaker

DataTaker Logger Performs Mathematical Calculations

CHESTERLAND, OH—April 13, 2016

Covariance is a method of measuring how strongly variables are related to each other. This is useful in a wide number of areas from microclimate flux and carbon sequestration, aquiculture, stock market predictions, etc. Users can quickly perform covariance calculations using a dataTaker DT80 intelligent data logger. Learn how to write a simple program performing this function in our latest dataTaker Technical article.

How to Set up a Grant SQ20xx Datalogger for Temp and RH Sensors

Monitor Multiple Values using a Universal Data Logger

CHESTERLAND, OH—April 6, 2016

Do you need to monitor temperature and humidity for an industrial, environmental or lab application?  This tutorial from Grant Instruments shows how to connect a temperature and humidity sensor to Squirrel dataloggers.  You can also view the YouTube video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Q3VCfEiMVs.

How to Connect a Cellular Modem to Your Accsense Pod

For A2-05 Ethernet Loggers and Wireless Pods via B1-06 Gateways

CHESTERLAND, OH—January 18, 2016

Accsense monitoring pods use an Internet connection to monitor a wide range of physical values including Temperature, Humidity, and more. However if you don’t have access to Ethernet, and you still need Accsense alarm capabilities, you can connect a cellular modem to your Accsense system. Learn more on our Accsense Tech Article page.