How to Use the Cem Dt-172 Data Logger for Temperature and Humidity Monitoring
If you are looking for a smart and reliable device to measure and record temperature and humidity levels in various environments, you might want to consider the Cem Dt-172 Data Logger. This device is a compact and easy-to-use data logger with internal sensors for both temperature and humidity. It can store up to 32,000 data points with time and date stamps, and display the current, maximum, and minimum values on its LCD screen. You can also set alarm limits and view the data graphically or as a list on your PC with the included software.
In this article, we will show you how to use the Cem Dt-172 Data Logger for temperature and humidity monitoring, and how to download and analyze the data with the software.
What You Need
To use the Cem Dt-172 Data Logger, you will need the following items:
The Cem Dt-172 Data Logger device
A CR2032 battery (included)
A USB cable (included)
A wall mount (included)
A PC with Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10 , 98, 2000, XP, or Vista 7 operating system
The Cem Dt-172 Data Logger software (included)
How to Set Up the Cem Dt-172 Data Logger
Before you start using the Cem Dt-172 Data Logger, you need to set it up properly. Follow these steps:
Insert the battery into the battery compartment on the back of the device.
Connect the device to your PC with the USB cable.
Install the Cem Dt-172 Data Logger software on your PC by following the instructions on the screen.
Launch the software and select \"Device\" from the menu bar.
Select \"Set Up\" from the drop-down menu.
In the \"Set Up\" window, you can configure the following parameters:
Device ID: A unique identifier for your device.
Start Mode: You can choose to start logging immediately, at a specific date and time, or manually by pressing a button on the device.
Stop Mode: You can choose to stop logging when memory is full, at a specific date and time, or manually by pressing a button on the device.
Logging Interval: You can choose how often you want the device to record data, from 2 seconds to 24 hours.
High/Low Alarm: You can set upper and lower limits for temperature and humidity levels. If these limits are exceeded, an alarm will be displayed on the device screen and in the software.
Click \"OK\" to save your settings and exit the window.
How to Use the Cem Dt-172 Data Logger
Once you have set up your device, you can start using it for temperature and humidity monitoring. Follow these steps:
Place the device in the location where you want to measure temperature and humidity levels. You can use the wall mount to fix it on a wall or a flat surface.
If you have chosen to start logging manually, press and hold the \"REC\" button on the device for 3 seconds until \"REC\" appears on the screen.
The device will start logging data according to your settings. You can view the current, maximum, and minimum values of temperature and humidity on the screen. You can also press the \"MAX/MIN\" button to toggle between these values.
If you have chosen to stop logging manually, press and hold the \"REC\" button again for 3 seconds until \"REC\" disappears from the screen.
How to Download and Analyze Data with the Software
After you have finished logging data with your device, you can download and analyze it with the software. Follow these steps:
Connect your device to your PC with the USB cable.