Converting USB Stick Data to FAT32 File Format with dataTaker Loggers

From CAS DataLoggers, the North American Master Distributor for dataTaker Until relatively recently, USB memory sticks typically used FAT32 file format, but by and large this is no longer the case. This can occasionally cause an issue when using a datalogger with a USB port. Consequently, as part of our free technical support, we at … Continued

How to Fix the 1st Column in a CSV File From a dataTaker DT8X Series 2 or 3

Intelligent dataTaker Data Loggers Export Into Excel and Other Spreadsheets The need for automated recording and control solutions is increasing in many industries, and our dataTaker data loggers are commonly used in these critical roles. These all-in-one devices log, store and export data into common spreadsheet applications including Excel. The dataTaker DT8X series can sample … Continued

Using a dataTaker DT80 to Control a Hydraulic Valve

Versatile All-in-One Data Logger for Monitoring and Control Applications A CAS Data Loggers customer who had recently purchased a dataTaker DT80 intelligent data logger called in looking for advice on how to set it up to not only control a hydraulic valve used in materials testing, but also to only log data when the hydraulic … Continued

Using a dataTaker Data Logger to Scan Bar Codes for QA

Intelligent Automated dataTaker Systems Record Serial Data CAS DataLoggers receives many calls from manufacturers who need a data logging solution for quality assurance purposes. A common project involves scanning bar codes on products coming off of manufacturing lines. For these jobs, our Applications Specialists usually recommend a cost-effective monitoring solution: our dataTaker data loggers including … Continued

A Faster Way to Automatically Unload Data via FTP with DT8X DataLoggers

The recent dataTaker 9.08 firmware upgrade features improved procedures and menu options which make it much easier and faster to unload your data via FTP. The Applications Specialists at CAS DataLoggers show you in this brief tutorial how to automatically unload data from dataloggers in the popular DT8X series by using FTP. This is done … Continued

Determining Thermocouple Accuracy on a dataTaker Data Logger

The spec sheets for any of the dataTaker DT8X series of loggers do not contain direct accuracy information on temperature measurements by thermocouple.  Instead it offers a voltage accuracy based on the full scale of the voltage being measured. The Applications Specialists at CAS DataLoggers have assembled this brief tech article to show you how … Continued

Protect Your Data! Log Directly Onto Your dataTaker

Intelligent dataTaker Loggers Store Your Critical Data Onto Memory or USB Our bestselling dataTaker data loggers are used every day in industry, construction, and environmental applications. One of their most convenient features gives users the choice to log data onto a USB thumb drive or just to log directly onto the system’s large internal memory. … Continued

Upgrading Firmware and Retrieving Data on a dataTaker DT8x Using a USB Drive

Convenient USB Transfer Saves You Time and Hassle Many manufacturers and organizations use dataTaker data loggers for their machine monitoring, temperature profiling, remote monitoring, and other applications. The dataTaker DT8X product line offers you the convenient ability to use a USB stick to handle useful functions including updating the firmware and retrieving data from these … Continued

Exhaust System Monitoring for Diesel Engines

Cutting down on particulate emissions has become important in the diesel engine industry due to new standards such as RICE NESHAP, a new EPA regulation focusing on air toxins. As an example,  CAS DataLoggers is currently involved in the monitoring of a new catalytic converter system under development, using a dataTaker DT82I industrial data logger … Continued

Should You Use Current or Voltage in Analog Transducer Readings?

Transducers for Equipment Monitoring and More When choosing an analog measurement transducer in analog transducer readings or not; for a variety of instrumentation monitoring applications including machine monitoring, quality assurance, and more, you will be given a choice of signal types.  The most common signals for these transducers are either voltage (0-5 volts DC, or … Continued