The following sections are a quick tutorial on how to use the program. For a more complete reference to each screen and its function please refer to the Reference section.
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How do I install the Omnilog Software
After you have run Setup, you will see a new program folder in the Programs menu called OmniLog (unless you changed it to something different during the Setup program).
To Start OmniLog
To connect the logger to your computer you will require a download cable. Different download cables are required for different families of loggers. There are five types of download cable:
Connect the Download cable to the logger
Select a spare Comm Port and connect the download cable to the computer
Run the OmniLog Software and setup the Comm Port
How do I view the curent status of a connected Datalogger
How do I start a Datalogger
How do I download data from the Datalogger
There are two ways to download data:
How do I open a Log File
How do I save a data to a LOG File ?
There are two methods of saving Log Files
What is a Dataset
How do I view newly downloaded or opened data ?
Select the Dataset you wish to view in the Dataset Selector on the Toolbar
How can I view readings from the logger in Real Time ?
I want to export my data so that I can use it in another application -how do I do it ?
I have datasets from 4 different loggers that were all logging over the same time period. I want to see all the data displayed on one graph. Can I join datasets to do this ?
How do I choose which probe or sensor is connected to which channel ?
How do I calibrate a sensor ?