Madgetech OT1000 Data Logger
The OT1000 is a temperature data logger with a flexible external probe. This device was designed to monitor and record the cooking and cooling of meat products. The OT1000 is made of TECAFORM®, with a convenient mounting hook. The device is rated IP67, making it splash-proof and easy to clean. The OT1000 is simple to use, just activate the logger, insert the probe into a meat product, and then with a couple clicks of the mouse data can be downloaded to a PC for analysis. The software efficiently provides users with the tools necessary to create reports and analyze data. Electronic records can then be saved for future reference. The MadgeTech software includes temperature flags which can be set up to indicate the HACCP cool-down temperatures and calculate cool-down rates. These flags help to create a quick reference for insuring that meat has been cooked and cooled properly.
Data loggers are electronic devices that record data over time or in relation to location either with a built-in instrument or sensor or via external instruments and sensors. Increasingly, but not entirely, they are based on a digital processor (or computer). They generally are small, battery-powered, portable, and equipped with a microprocessor, internal memory for data storage, and sensors. Some data loggers interface with a personal computer and utilize software to activate the data logger and view and analyze the collected data, while others have a local interface device (keypad, LCD) and can be used as a stand-alone device. Our pressure, humidity, and temperature data loggers are used to measure and record data for a wide variety of applications in many industries including food, pharmaceuticals, energy and more.
Designed with the latest innovations in recording technology, enclosures and functionality, the MRC 5000 is slim, trim and simple. The MRC 5000 is a digital circle chart recorder capable of measuring, recording and controlling up to two process variables from a variety of inputs. Finding a place to install this recorder is easy, with its compact panel depth and short protrusion from the front panel. The mode switch, located next to the display, provides two functions. When in the PROG/CAL/TEST position, it provides access to program parameters, calibration facilities and test functions. Hardware options are matrix selectable and are shipped with default settings. The MRC 5000 directly connects to either thermocouple, RTD, mVDC, VDC, or mADC inputs. Changes in input type are easily accomplished in the field through programming. This instrument has a universal power supply, 90–264VAC line voltage at 50–60Hz.
A chart recorder is an electromechanical device that records an electrical or mechanical input trend onto a piece of paper (the chart). Chart recorders may record several inputs using different color pens and may record onto strip charts or circular charts. Chart recorders may be entirely mechanical with clockwork mechanisms, electro-mechanical with an electrical clockwork mechanism for driving the chart (with mechanical or pressure inputs), or entirely electronic with no mechanical components at all (a virtual chart recorder). Chart recorders are built in three primary formats. Strip chart recorders have a long strip of paper that is ejected out of the recorder. Circular chart recorders have a rotating disc of paper that must be replaced more often, but are more compact and amenable to being enclosed behind glass. Roll chart recorders are similar to strip chart recorders except that the recorded data is stored on a round roll, and the unit is usually fully enclosed. Chart recorders pre-dated electronic data loggers which have replaced them in many applications.