Posts by Chris Morse

Installing MadgeTech USB Drivers – Version

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MadgeTech has released a new version of the USB drivers that are required for the IFC300, IFC400, and RFC1000 interfaces. This update is not required for users who have already installed a previous version of the drivers.

1. Requirements/Prerequisites

2. Installing the Drivers

3. Updating From Version

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Temperature Sensors: Choosing between Thermocouples, RTDs, and Thermistors

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For those unfamiliar with the various types of temperature sensors that are available, choosing the most suitable sensor can be a daunting task. To help make this choice easier, below are descriptions of three common types of temperature sensors: Thermocouples, RTDs, and Thermistors.

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Configuring Cloud Alarms

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The alarm feature in the MadgeTech Cloud Service can be used to send email and text alerts, notifying users when specified conditions have been met. The alarm types available in the Cloud service include: logger readings falling outside of a user specified threshold; low battery conditions; and missed readings.

Cloud alarms work with devices that are actively connected to the MadgeTech Cloud Service, via either the MadgeTech 4 software or the RFC1000 Cloud Relay. Loggers must be running in real time mode to communicate with the Cloud Service, so Cloud alarms are most commonly used with wireless loggers such as the RF2000A series, RFOTs, and ThermAlerts.

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