What Are Data Loggers? Here are 5 Things That You Must Know Before Buying One

Data loggers are electronic devices that monitor and record changes of conditions over time. It can be either single, standalone, or multiple units. Generally, most are standalone units of which are battery operated and allowed to record while in transit and for periods of time. 

Data loggers have been helping many businesses in various industries such as agriculture, transport, food manufacturing and many more. With the help of data loggers, people can track environmental parameters accurately which may vary according to time and location.

How Does A Data Logger Work? 

It’s amazing how data loggers can actually record, collect and store data. These are all possible because a data logger uses a microprocessor, an internal memory for data storage, and a sensor to collect data.

How Can A Data Logger View And Analyze Collected Data? 

  • It’s through a computer with a software built-in 
  • With the help of standalone device with a local interface 
  • Users can connect data loggers wirelessly to a device 

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Where Can You Use Data Loggers?

Data loggers are truly useful in different fields and sectors. These are just some of them:

  • Agricultural and horticulture monitoring
  • Vehicle data logging
  • Monitoring weather conditions
  • Record temperature and humidity
  • Food storage or transport
  • Wind and speed direction

Advantages of Data Loggers : 

  • They are handy and portable
  • Operate independently 
  • Available in various shapes and sizes, from a simple economical single channel with fixed functions to a complex and powerful programmable device to handle multiple inputs 
  • You won’t need to record temperatures and other environmental parameters manually using pen and paper. With the help of a data logger, everything is accurately documented.
  • The prices of data loggers are mostly affordable
  • Most of them are easy to use can even be operated by children
  • All the information that a data logger collects are documented and time-stamped.

Tips On Choosing Data Loggers In Singapore

It’s not difficult to look for a data logger, especially online but that does not mean that you should purchase one right away without checking essential factors. You need to consider these factors so you’ll end up with a data logger that is worth buying. Here are some of them:

  1. First you have to know what you would like to measure, record, and monitor. This way, you’ll be able to focus on looking for a data logger that can best fit your needs. 
  2. Check the battery life and the durability of the data logger.
  3. Don’t forget to check the accuracy specifications.
  4. Choose a data logger that has numerous data access options. Don’t forget to check the software compatibility so you won’t have a hard time checking and configuring the data that it collects.
  5. Consider purchasing data loggers from stores or trusted online platforms to make sure you’ll get authentic ones. 

Just like here at Electgo, we only offer durable and authentic data loggers. Aside from that, we also provide technical assistance before, during and after buying the product from us. If you want to request for a product demo, feel free to contact us at or chat with us

Types of Data Logger

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Data loggers can automatically monitor and record environmental data and allow conditions to be measured, recorded and analyzed! 

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Do You Have A Data Logger That Can Measure Room Pressure In Between -25Pa To 25Pa?

You may consider T-VER-PX3UL, UX120-006M, AC-SENS-1 & CABLE-ADAP5.

Can U14-001 Monitor Internal Truck Temperature (Max Of 70 Degrees Celsius) And Humidity? Is It Capable Of Collecting Data Via Usb?

Sorry, U14-001 is only capable of supporting temperatures of -20°C to 50°C. As for the data, you need to download it via USB cable to the laptop.