Tag Archive: humidity datalogger

Wireless Dataloggers Monitor Food & Bev Temperatures

T&D Products for Compliance with FSMA, HACCP

CHESTERLAND, OH—June 10, 2016

The TR-71wf Temperature Data Logger from T&D is ideal to monitor the temperature of your product, manufacturing process, or the interior of trucks in transit. Give CAS DataLoggers a call today at (800) 956-4437! Read more in our Food & Bev Cold Chain page.

Log HVAC and Environmental Data Using Bluetooth!

Record Temp and Humidity with One Compact Device

CHESTERLAND, OH—April 28, 2016

Now Lascar offers you a way to collect HVAC and environmental data using Bluetooth with the new EL-BT-2 Bluetooth Wireless Temperature and Humidity Datalogger. Call CAS DataLoggers at (800) 956-4437 today and save! http://www.dataloggerinc.com/content/news/product_anouncements/1050/log_hvac_and_environmental_data_using_bluetooth/

Temperature & Humidity Monitoring System for Food & Bev PQ

T&D Monitors Environmental Conditions in Warehouses

CHESTERLAND, OH—March 30, 2016

As you may have read in last October’s Apps Note, we recently provided the temperature monitoring solution for Tulip Tree Creamery in Indianapolis. Tulip Tree has since extended their system with another pair of T&D RTR-507 Temp & Humidity Dataloggers for increased PQ. Learn more about these environmental dataloggers on our Customer Follow-Up page!

T&D’s New TR-7nw Series is Shipping!

Wired LAN Temperature & Humidity Dataloggers

CHESTERLAND OH—July 30, 2015

CAS DataLoggers in partnership with T&D is pleased to announce that the new TR-7nw Wired LAN dataloggers are now shipping! These next-generation 2-channel temperature dataloggers have a wired LAN connection and can upload data automatically to the FREE T&D cloud storage service. Give our CAS Applications Specialists a call at (800) 956-4437! http://www.dataloggerinc.com/content/news/product_anouncements/917/new_tandd_tr-7nw_series_is_shipping/

Using a Data Logger to Record Humidity

Protect your Products and Collect Environmental Data


Do you need a device to monitor humidity in an environmental or cold chain application, but don’t know where to start? At CAS DataLoggers, many of our callers are looking for the right model to record soil moisture, conditions in a storage room, or in another area of concern. In this brief tutorial we outline several common humidity monitoring applications and which data logger features are best suited to them. Read more in our Humidity Monitoring Tutorial page.

Wireless Environmental Monitoring for Museums

Accsense Monitors Every Environmental Parameter

CHESTERLAND OH—February 16, 2015

Are you a museum curator or staffer looking for an environmental monitoring system to ensure that exhibits are in a safe and controlled environment? Now a single system meets all of your requirements–the wireless Accsense Environmental Monitoring System. Learn how wireless monitoring can help secure your exhibits on our Press Release page.

Temperature Monitoring Systems For Your Business Office

T&D’s Economical and Compact Data Logging Solutions

Office environmentWhen creating a productive office environment, it’s important to ensure that your employees are not too warm or cold, especially when your heating system is remotely-controlled which distributes heat unequally. When working in unpleasant conditions, people quickly become uncomfortable and start showing less energy–if the temperature is too warm, workers become tired, and when it’s too cold, their attention drifts and makes them easily distracted, so you’re advised to always keep the temperature between 67° to 73°F. Read more on our product announcement page.

CAS DataLoggers Impresses at AHR 2012

Offering T&D Datalogging Solutions for HVAC&R Applications
CHESTERLAND OH—February 1, 2012

CAS DataLoggers has returned from presenting at the 2012 International Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigerating Exposition on Jan 23rd-25th, the world’s largest HVAC&R marketplace. This year’s show was one of the largest in the convention’s history, with over 1,800 manufacturers and suppliers of the latest HVAC&R systems and products from all over the world. Over 50,000 attendees came to see the latest wireless and wired solutions from T&D products monitoring many parameters including temperature, humidity, voltage and current, among many others. Read the entire article on our General News page.

Cocoa Fermentation Using Wireless Monitoring

Wireless Data Logger w/ Temperature & Humidity External Sensors
CHESTERLAND OH—January 4, 2012

CAS DataLoggers recently provided the datalogging solution for a cocoa manufacturer which needed to record temperature and humidity in cocoa fermentation boxes in the tropics. The beans had to be carefully fermented to bring out the best flavors and give chocolate its richness. After farmers gathered the cocoa pods and scooped the cocoa beans out, the cocoa beans were fermented inside wooden boxes or “sweatboxes” for a period of six days. A 220 lb. batch of beans along with their pulp was placed in these boxes, and given the amount of fermentation, the temperature would rise quickly, often climbing to 122°F (48°C). Throughout the process, the beans also needed to be rotated within the sweatboxes. However, if they were rotated too often, the beans would be too oxygenated, overheating and causing dark blotches. If the beans were rotated too infrequently, though, fermentation would be incomplete since beans in the center of the sweatbox got less oxygen than those on the sides. The entire process was extremely painstaking, but without closely-monitored fermentation, the cocoa beans would not result in high-quality chocolate. Therefore the manufacturer required a wireless monitoring solution which could communicate with office computers to ensure that the temperature and humidity inside the sweatboxes did not exceed specifications.

The cocoa manufacturer installed 4 T&D RTR-503 Wireless Temperature and Humidity Data Loggers, along with a T&D RTR-500 Wireless Data Logger USB Base Station, atop the wooden sweatboxes. The external sensor on each RTR-503 datalogger was placed inside each box and began measuring and recording the temperature and humidity levels while the cocoa beans fermented inside. Each wireless unit had a temperature measuring range of 0°C to 55°C (32°F to 131°F) and a humidity measuring range of 10% to 95% RH. The loggers measured in both Celcuis and Fahrenheit and were housed in water-resistant cases, with a clear LCD display and options for screw terminals or wall mounts.

The loggers’ wireless communication ranged up to 150 meters (500 feet), and their data could be collected remotely via USB, GSM technology, LAN and handheld data collectors. Current readings and recorded data from the sweatboxes were downloaded from the RTR-503 data loggers (Remote Units) via wireless communication with the Base Station, and then by connecting them to a PC with a USB cable, the data was easily downloaded to an office computer. By registering another RTR-500 as a Repeater, the wireless range could be expanded even further. Each logger had an 8,000 data set memory and a battery life of about 10 months that could be upgraded to last about 4 years. A Base Unit could download via wireless communication one RTR-503 Remote Unit at full logging capacity in about four minutes.

Additionally, by registering the RTR-500 as a Base Unit, it was possible to download recorded data and current readings from the remote units and send the data by e-mail or FTP to a designated address. The unit was also set up to monitor for warnings and send warning reports via e-mail. Moreover, by sending the recorded data to the online T&D WebStorage Service, the manufacturer carried out monitoring of all current readings and/or warnings as well as shared the data via a PC web browser.

The wireless base station also included software for automated download, real-time monitoring, and email alarm. By setting the Warning Monitoring Function to “ON”, if the set upper or lower limits were suddenly exceeded and that occurrence had been judged by the RTR-500 to qualify as a warning, a Warning Report Mail containing warning details was immediately sent to up to four specified addresses, providing total transparency to the temperature and humidity profiling process.

The cocoa manufacturer realized several benefits to the fermentation process after setting the wireless Temperature and Humidity Data Loggers and the wireless base station to monitor temperature and humidity levels inside the wooden sweatboxes. The T&D wireless system not only monitored the cocoa beans but also sent the data to an office PC and even sent email alarms when temperature or humidity went out of specification. The recorded data also aided in analysis to make improvements such as finding the optimal rotation time. These dataloggers enabled workers to micromanage the painstaking fermentation process, ensuring a superior chocolate with a taste that made all the work worthwhile.

For more information on the T&D RTR-503 Wireless Temperature and Humidity Data Loggers, the T&D RTR-500 Wireless Data Logger USB Base Station, or to find the ideal solution for your application-specific needs, contact a CAS Data Logger Applications Specialist at (800) 956-4437 or visit the website at www.DataLoggerInc.com.

Contact Information:
CAS DataLoggers, Inc.
12628 Chillicothe Road
Chesterland, Ohio 44026
(440) 729-2570
(800) 956-4437