Data loggers help to 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.
How does a data logger work?
The data logger uses a microprocessor, an internal memory for data storage, and a sensor to collect data. It can be incorporated into either a computer with software built-in to view and analyze the collected data or
How can it be incorporated to view and analyze collected data?
- A computer with a software built-in
- Standalone device with a local interface
- Connect wirelessly to a device
Advantages of data loggers :
- 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