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Versatile Geotechnical data Loggers from dataTaker

New GeoLoggers based on the dataTaker DT80 and DT85 range are ruggedly built for use in the toughest

DataTaker DT80G GeoLogger

DataTaker DT80G GeoLogger

places. This makes them a versatile and simple solution for any geotechnical project. DataTaker’s DT80G and DT85G are cost-effective, simple to configure, reliable and are low powered. They are versatile enough for simple configuration, data capture and analysis, and communications.

With all the features of dataTaker’s DT80 and DT85 models, dataTaker’s new GeoLoggers are better than ever with advanced communications and storage capabilities. Some of the features include:

  • FTP for transferring data
  • USB memory stick to transfer data
  • Store up to 5 million data points in a user defined storage area
  • Scheduled data archiving

Superior Communication Functions

The new GeoLoggers have inbuilt Web and FTP servers to connect directly to the internet so there is no need for polling data or any specific software. They can work as a stand-alone unit or as part of a network and are expandable up to 300 channels. Its communication capabilities are superior with RS232 modem support, USB and Ethernet as standard.

Flexibility for Multiple Sensor Applications

DataTaker’s GeoLoggers can monitor a range of situations from dam walls, tunnel and mining excavations, ground water, tunnel walls to soil subsidence, site assessment and slope stability.

The dataTaker DT80G and DT85G models are compatible with the major brands of sensors such as Geokon, Soil Instruments, RST Instruments, Slope Indicator and AGI – Applied Geomechanics. dataTaker’s new GeoLoggers are compatible with a range of Geotechnical sensors which include:

  • Tilt meters
  • Strain gauges
  • Pressure cells
  • Inclinometers
  • Extensometers
  • Piezometers
  • Crack meters
  • and support:
    • Carlson devices
    • Electrolevel devices
    • LVDT devices

Whatever the use you have for a GeoLogger on your project, dataTaker’s range has the flexibility to go anywhere and run on battery or solar power.