Category Archives: Wireless

Introducing the GL840 Data Logger

DATAQ Instruments is pleased to introduce the third-generation GL840 data logger. Replacing the now obsolete GL820, the GL840 features 20 isolated analog channels, with optional expansion up to 200. Each channel can be individually configured to acquire voltage from ±20mV to ±100V full scale, or temperature, with support for K, J, E, T, R, S, B Read More

Introducing the GL240 Data Logger

DATAQ Instruments is pleased to introduce the third-generation GL240 data logger. Replacing the now obsolete GL220, the GL240 features 10 isolated analog channels that can be individually configured to acquire voltage from ±20mV to ±100V full scale, or temperature, with support for K, J, E, T, R, S, B and N-type thermocouples. In addition, four discreet Read More

WiFi Range Considerations

Data Logger > Wireless We carry several WiFi products and we’re often asked about their range. In other words, how far from the WiFi router can the data loggers be located? Unfortunately, this is like asking us to forecast the weather next Sunday. There are simply too many variables for us to predict how well any WiFi Read More

How to Manage Dynamic IP Addresses In Data Acquisition Applications Over the Internet

Data Acquisition > Ethernet Introduction One of the most exciting applications for DI-71X (DI-710, -715B, -718B) Ethernet products is to acquire data from anywhere in the world over the Internet. Although setting up IP addresses is a straightforward procedure in this situation, the approach potentially suffers from one troubling flaw: IP addresses assigned by an Read More

Wireless Data Acquisition Hits the Roof at SAFECO Field

Data Acquisition > Ethernet As seen in Desktop Engineering, May 2001 You spend all day slaving over charts and numbers. It’s nice to get away from work and enjoy yourself. Maybe you’ll take in a baseball game. At least data acquisition won’t be able to find you there… or so you think. You’d be wrong Read More

WiFi Data Acquisition

Data Acquisition > Ethernet Four Easy Steps to WiFi Data Acquisition Wireless fidelity, also know as WiFi, is a term used to describe wireless networking technology. Instead of using cables to move data through an Ethernet network, WiFi uses radio waves, eliminating the need for a physical connection to send and receive data. This allows Read More