A data logger is a compact, battery-powered device equipped with an internal microprocessor, data storage, and one or more sensors or sensor ports. Data loggers can be deployed and left unattended in a variety of environments to record measurements at set intervals for up to years at a time.
Data Logger Basics
What are the different types of data loggers?
USB Data Loggers
For historical logging with manual offload
Bluetooth-enabled Data Loggers
For historical logging with Bluetooth data offload or connection through a gateway to the internet
For real-time data access via the internet, from anywhere, plus alarm notifications
Where are data loggers used?
Data loggers are used in a broad range of environments, including indoors, outdoors, in water, and in transit – essentially anywhere data is needed, and the convenience of battery power is preferred.
Basic steps for using a USB or Bluetooth-enabled data logger
Basic steps for using a web-based system