DATAQ Instruments Application Notes and News

Using the HMP60 Temperature and Humidity Sensor with a DI-718B, DI-718Bx or DI-788 and a DI-8B43 Amplifier

Data Acquisition > Temperature and Humidity > HMP60 For years, the HMP60 Temperature and Humidity sensor was used primarily with DI-710 series instruments. The DI-710 was (and still is) able to provide the necessary supply voltage (5 to 28VDC) and acquire both 0 to 2.5VDC outputs (-40 to 60°C and 0-100% RH). With the recent Read More

Learn How to Connect and Calibrate Thermocouples Using DI-8B47 Series Amplifiers

Data Acquisition > Thermocouple Check out out updated application note, covering the connection and calibration of thermocouples using DI-8B47 series signal conditioners. You’ll find step-by-step instructions on properly connecting thermocouples to your DI-718B, DI-718Bx or DI-788 series instrument. In addition, we’ll show you how to scale WinDaq to display engineering units (C or F) using the new ‘Engineering Unit Read More

Learn How to Connect and Calibrate Strain-Gage Based Transducers Using DI-8B38 Series Amplifiers

Data Acquisition > Mixed Measurements Check out our updated application note, covering the connection and calibration of strain-gage based transducers using DI-8B38 series amplifiers.  The application note demonstrates step-by-step how to make the proper connections to your DI-718B , DI-718Bx or DI-788 series instrument, and how to scale WinDaq to display engineering units (lbs, psi, etc.) using the new ‘Engineering Unit Read More

NEW GL7000 Data Acquisition and Data Logger System

Data Logger > Graphtec > GL7000 Multi-function modular system provides a selection of amplifiers to suit any application DATAQ Instruments is proud to announce the release of the extremely versatile GL7000 Data Acquisition and Data Logger System. Its modular construction provides the ability to build the exact system your application requires. Features Modular construction. A Read More

Start Logging Data on Boot Up Using Your DATAQ Data Acquisition Device

Data Acquisition Using some lesser known tricks, you can begin acquiring data as soon as you PC boots up. No shortcuts to click on, no buttons to push, just power up your PC and you’re off and running! In order to begin acquisition on boot up, you’ll need to create a command line, paste the Read More

Powering Your Data Logger with a Battery

Data Logger > DATAQ Instruments Questions arise from time to time about powering a data logger using a battery. What’s the necessary voltage? How long will my data logger run on battery power? A couple simple formulas will help shed some light on the subject. Calculations Most DATAQ Instruments data acquisition products require 9 to Read More

Introducing the All-new EL-WiFi-TP Wireless Temperature Data Logger

Data Logger > Lascar > EL-WiFi Series > EL-WiFi-TH Several weeks ago we announced the addition of the EL-WiFi-TH to our product line. The EL-WiFi-TH allows you to acquire temperature and humidity data, and then access that data wirelessly via your WiFi network. Our latest addition, the EL-WiFi-TP gives you the ability to acquire temperature Read More

Recent WinDaq/XL Issues

Data Acquisition > Software > WinDaq > WinDaq/XL We’ve noticed an uptick in the number of WinDaq/XL issues over the course of the last the last few weeks. After some investigation, it was discovered that an August 14, 2012 security update was causing an “Unspecified Automation Error” when running Microsoft Office VBA code after installing. Read More

Back-up GL820 and GL900 Data Using Windows Built-in FTP Server

Data Logger > Graphtec As discussed previously in one of our GL-series multimedia presentations, data acquired using Graphtec GL820 and GL900 series data loggers can be backed up to an FTP server. But what if you don’t have access to an FTP server? Fear not! Windows XP Professional edition and Windows 7 both have a Read More

Configuring the All-new EL-WiFi-TH Using EasyLog WiFi Software

Data Logger > Lascar > EL-WiFi Series EasyLog WiFi software allows you to easily configure your EL-WiFi-TH wireless temperature and humidity data logger, and upload and analyze recorded data. Once the EL-WiFi software is installed, with the EL-WiFi-TH connected via USB, you can disconnect the 802.11b compliant data logger from the PC and configure it Read More