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Newsletter - June 2019

Loggers and Recorders

Our range of Loggers and Recorders is extensive. We have simple low cost to advanced products.

Our feature product is the Omega's OM-CP-OCTPRO Eight Channels Programmable Portable Data Logger. The next generation of industrial strength data logging. Durable, portable and versatile.

The OM-CP-OCTPRO Logger is an all-in-one solution for applications that require immediate analysis. Equipped with eight input channels, the OCTPRO can simultaneously measure current, voltage, temperature and pulse, providing users with real-time data at a moment’s notice. There’s no need for a PC, users can view all data in tabular or graph form on the 5” touch screen, full-colour display.

Versatility makes OCTPRO the perfect companion for industrial engineers, quality assurance professionals, compliance officers or automotive technicians. The device is very easy to use and configure via the built in capacitive touchscreen graphic display.

• All-in-one solution that does not require a PC
• 5” touch screen with full-color display
• 8 input channels simultaneously measure current,
voltage, temperature and pulse
• Supports thermocouple, RTD and thermistor probes
• Real-time data is automatically generated into
graphs for immediate analysis.

• Process Monitoring
• Machine efficiency studies
• Multi-use Laboratory and R&D applications

If you would like to know more about this product, feel free to contact us.

More about loggers and recorders...

The new Tiny USB stick loggers are so low priced, and have such a versatile range, you can almost log any signal with them. However they log quite slowly and this may be an issue.

Fast loggers have a bigger price tag and are more sophisicated large memories, large IO, Networking, Wireless, Displays and more.

Another type of logger is the wireless logger, that collects signals from multiple points at the same time using Wireless technology.

The most versatile logger is the Laptop with a DAQ card or a USB DAQ module. Most vendors now supply free logger software for their DAQ hardware.

AC & DC Power loggers have a built in circuit for managing AC and DC high voltage and currents. Most AC power loggers give Volts, current, watts PF, KwHr and many other parameters.

MasTec has both paperless recorders with LCD displays and older style paper recorders.



EL-GFX-1 Temperature Data Logger


MSR145 Standard Data Logger

USB-5100 Multi-Channel Data Logger


CWT5110 - Wireless Alarm Monitoring/Recording


Below are our suppliers of data loggers and recorders:

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DSCA Series


SCM5B Series

SensorLex® 8B Series

Newsletter - May 2019

Signal Conditioning

A signal conditioner is a device that converts one type of electronic signal into a another type of signal. Its primary use is to convert a signal that may be difficult to read by conventional instrumentation into a more easily read format.

Signal Conditioners are typically linked to transducers - Strain Gauge, Thermocouple, RTD, Thermistor, Silicon Temp, 4-20mA, mV, V, Potentiometer, Quadrature Encoders, Absolute Encoders, Frequency, Filters etc

When a signal is amplified, the overall magnitude of the signal is increased. Converting a 0-10mV signal to a 0 -10V signal is an example of amplification.

Electrical Isolation
Electrical isolation breaks the galvanic path between the input and output signal. That is, there is no physical wiring between the input and output. The input is normally tranferred to the output by converting it to an optical or magnetic signal then it is reconstructed on the output. By breaking the galvanic path between input and output, unwanted signals on the input line are prevented from passing through to the output. Isolation is required when a measurement must be made on a surface with a voltage potential far above ground. Isolation is also used to prevent ground loops.

Converting a non-linear input signal to a linear output signal. This is common for thermocouple signals.

Cold Junction Compensation
Used for thermocouples. The thermocouple signal is adjusted for fluctuations in room temperature.

Many sensors require some form of excitation for them to operate. Strain gages and RTDs are two common examples.

Some Signal Conditioners convert voltage to frequency and then gated counters are used to capture the data, as in OPTO 22 systems.

Most Signal Conditioners are analog in and analog out with conversions, say millivolts in and 4-20mA out or RTD in and +/-5volt out etc.

If you also are looking for signal conditioners with high common mode rejection ratios and excellent normal mode ratios ++ 1500VAC RMS Galvanic isolation, Dataforth makes these.

Dataforth is a worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of signal conditioning and data communications products for industrial and institutional markets.





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