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Questions tagged [datalogging]

logging data into some storage or memory

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creating HTTP persistent connection, to create 'smooth' data over GSM sending

Project goals Send data over GSM to firebase Fast sampling - need to send 16 bytes every half second to firebase Send data using GET or POST to server with php script, that redirect data to firebase ...
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Send data from arduino to server using GSM, TCP

My actual connection is like: Arduino -> GPRS(http)-> my server(php script)-> firebase <-android plotting app But it only allows to send some data once every 2 - 3 seconds (depending of ping to my ...
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Can't store RFID data in the next 5 bytes of array

I'm working on RFID project to handle multiple cards. I did most of the things OK. But now I have one problem. Which is the following: The RFID code is 5 bytes, so I need an array of 5 bytes. If ...
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Is it a rule of thumb to always use a buffer for realtime data acquisition from a microcontroller? [closed]

I probably have a misunderstanding one way or another, so this may be a bad question, but whenever I see sketches of projects that are outputting realtime data or in general, I always see the use of ...
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Fast data logging

I want to store noise data (basically from A0) from an Arduino Uno to an SD card with faster writing speed, preferably by using 512 data together and the write it at once. What should be the code?
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Arduino stops logging data after ~32761 seconds

I made a small set up to log temperature on SD card, everything is running smoothly until it reach 9:06:01 of logging that is 32761 seconds. I know that corresponds roughly to the maximum value of an ...
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AD7606 DAQ and datalogging

I'm making a Data Acquisition System for force impact usign an AD7606 from Analog Devices, an Arduino DUE and a load cell. I already tested it following this guide an making the proper changes for ...
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Unsure how to get pressure data from MCP3424

I am having trouble reading data from an MCP3424 chip, specifically the one from this website: https://uk.rs-online.com/web/p/general-purpose-adcs/6696086/ I have a pressure transducer that connects ...
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Data loging while browsing a menu on LCD shield

I'm new in arduino and not particularly awaken when it comes to code ;) . I'm developing a device SD logging Temperatures from 2 thermocouple . Hardware works well and I'm now trying to refine use of ...
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Conflict between SD card shield and accelerometer

I'm trying to get the SD card (Adafruit microshield SD card) and an MPU6050 accelerometer to work at the same time. When I connect the SD card to the Arduino (without the accelerometer), it's ok; When ...
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How can I read the serial output of STM32F103C8T6 from USB to Serial TTL?

I recently bought a STM32F103C8T6 board (blue pill) I programming to it using the USB to Serial TTL I bought (CP2102). I'm still taking very first steps and trying to figure out how to operate the ...
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Arduino log file directly to file

I have problem because I need to read values and then save them in a .txt file, but Arduino doesn't have a physical connection with my computer. It only has a connection with a computer using Ubuntu ...
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Interfacing AD7606 with Arduino Due. How to data-log?

I have an 16 bit ADC7606. It is in parallel mode. I have a working sketch that allows me to read 8 channels, convert the 16 bit integer to decimal and then serial prints to monitor. I would like to ...
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Averaging input from multiple input over a fixed amount of time (estimated)

I am trying to average input values for a number of inputs and have it then store those averages into a string to write to a txt doc on a sd card. I am using: // read 6 sensors and append to the ...
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Tian stops working after some hours

I'm having a very strange problem. I have a Tian that is programmed to send out sensor data to a server every x seconds. My program run well but after 14,15 hours of operation it stops working and I ...
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Is it possible to use extra AVR Flash memory as non-volatile EEPROM-like Flash memory storage?

In STM32 microcontrollers it is possible to use a technique that ST calls IAP, or In-Application Programming, in order to write to the Flash memory from your running application. They even have a nice ...
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Uniform timing when using Arduino for data acquisition

I am using Arduino UNO together with a SPI ADC (LTC1859) and SRAM (23CL1024) to record a series of data points at approx 2 kHz sampling rate (let's say a few thousand data points). I have some ...
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EDB char array problem. New input word overlaps the previous words saved

I have been searching everywhere now and nothing seems to work out for me. When I try to input a new word, it overlaps the previously entered words. Here is my struct definition: struct LogEvent{ ...
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EDB. Is it possible to create multiple tables with db.create()?

Good day! I seem to be having trouble creating multiple tables with EDB. I am using Arduino UNO and SD Card module to save my db. Here is my Serial. Here is my table declaration. struct ...
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Using a Micro SD card for data logging, bad idea? Reliable?

I'm planning a project that will read data from an I/O board. The micro SD card would hold data for input bit identity, labeling ?, then logging after events end. Nothing would be written to or read ...
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How to use an Arduino to measure speed of rocket

I am not very experienced with Arduino and I am trying to learn it. I was wondering what is the easiest and most effective way to calculate speed and log it every second so to say. This would be ...
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Download and print data from Thingspeak

I opted to try doing this with Thingspeak Library instead, which @gre_gor suggested early on. Worked much easier! Here's working code for anyone else trying to do this. I used the MKR1000. #...
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3 AC current sensors using one Arduino Uno board measuring at 200Hz

I'm new to electronics and need some help please. I'm planning to measure current of a 3-phase output using one sensor for each phase (thus 3 sensors would be required). The frequency of data ...
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ERROR on SIM900AT comand HTTPDATA (POST method)

Good day community, I have a project which is VEHICLE GPS Tracker and I'm using Arduino Mega, NEO GPS6MV2 and SIM900. I'm using SIM900 to send the GPS coordinates on a web server. I'm using the POST ...
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How to read data from an NI DAQ?

I'm using an Arduino to control an experimental setup and read analogue signals from some sensors. But there are other sensors for which I need a DAQ for. I have a National Instrument USB-6259. On my ...
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Arduino Uno SD card fails to initialize

I'm not sure why my SD card fails to initialize when I run my code (below) but works when I just check to see if it is being read by the Arduino with the CardInfo code in the Arduino library. The ...
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Setting Time to UTC with Data Logger Shield (with RTC DS1387)

I own an Adafruit Data Logger Shield https://www.adafruit.com/product/1141 I followed this tutorial https://learn.adafruit.com/adafruit-data-logger-shield/using-the-real-time-clock This part of code ...
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Grab keys from an ordinary USB kyboard

Arduino USB I want to write an Arduino Sketch (if there is no other possibility it can also be plain c) , to grab keyboard inputs from my ordinary USB keyboard. Preferably without expensive hardware, ...
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Data logging speed with arduino

I am trying to make some data logging conserining physiological data coming from a bitalino. My problem is that I would like to collect samples at something like 1 kHz, that is the rate that the ...
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Saving sensor logs of unknown length

I have a sensor giving me values (ints) which I want to keep, and send to a computer via the WiFi shield when requested via HTTP. I have the HTTP thing working, however, I do not know how to have a ...
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Advanced Arduino Project Help

So, I am an Engineer working on a very time tight project. I want to create a system capable of collecting data from a Photodiode and compiling it in a way that will separate data into four columns ...
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Sparkfun OpenLog both lights flashing

I'm building a simple RS232 data logger with the Sparkfun OpenLog and a SEEED RS232-TTL adaptor. I'm powering it with a 9 volt battery and a 7805 voltage regulator. It's dead simple. I built it on a ...
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Arduino Sdcard database Library [closed]

Im using Arduino connected to an SD card and PIR sensor , and based on the inputs from the PIR sensor the data needs to be written on the sd card , It is done , but for retrieving the data from the SD ...
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How to connect 70 analog sensor to a single Arduino (Mega or Uno) device?

I was working on a project in which I need to collect soil moisture data for a farm. For this, I need to collect soil moisture value from 70 sections of the farm on a single Arduino. But, this is not ...
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External Flash Memory File System

I'm building a weather data collector and I want to be able to dump that weather data somewhere. I've considered the options, and since I'm going to be storing a fairly small amount of data (in the ...
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What is the point of a adafruit data logger

In order to play an audio file, I was suggested to get an Adafruit data logger, yet right now I am stuck with the project and I realized that I'm not using the data logger to its full potential. Yet ...
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PCF8563 does not remember time when restarting Arduino Uno?

I'm trying to use the following RTC module (PCF8563) with Arduino Uno. I am using this library to set/get time and date from PCF8563. However, whenever I shut down the Arduino, the time/date is lost! ...
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Pattern detection in sensor data

I'm using a heart rate sensor along with an Arduino for a project of mine. I have to determine whether the heartbeat is following a particular pattern (eg: when when heartbeat regularizes a lot after ...
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Data acquisition/logging question [closed]

I want to use an Arduino Uno for a data-acquisition purpose. Normally adhoc data acquisition boards can record each sample at a desired sampling rate. So that I can plot all the samples recorded. I ...
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Using Arduino as Keylogger

Is it possible to use arduino uno r3 as USB keylogger by connecting the usb male pin to CPU and keybord cable to female USB pin of arduino. So that the keystrokes are stored in EEPROM. Without using ...
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How might the SD library be reading phantom files?

I have the Sparkfun CAN Bus shield with integrated SD card writer attached to an Arduino Mega 2560. I can delete a logged file from the SD card using Windows, log more data using the SD library, then ...
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Sum values, store them and print the last value

I have a mass flow meter connected to an Arduino Uno board. I have managed to read the volume flow in L/hour, but now I'm struggling to implement a code that stores the values so that I see the number ...
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How to increase SD card write speed in arduino

I'm creating a data-logger system which logs data in SD card at a high speed of about 20000-30000 bytes per second. But the SD library in arduino currently writes data at about 4500-5000 bytes per ...
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nRF24L01+ packet loss caused by Arduino reading and communicating with sensors

I have 2 Arduinos communicating with each other. My problem is that one sends packets every 1.5-2 seconds but the other Arduino does sensor reading and data uploading with a Wifi module, which may ...
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How to structure data for HTTP upload

I'm building a GPS tracker using an arduino nano, Adafruit Ultimate GPS breakout, a SD card slot and a SIM800L module. So far everything works, the tracker uploads the data to a server as well as ...
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Interfacing to scale over RS-232

Objective: interface and Arduino MEGA to a Mettler Toledo SB32001 using the RS-232 communication protocol described in the manual. Equipment Used: SB32001 Mettler Toledo 32 kg scale Arduino MEGA ...
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Is it possible for ThingSpeak to show a simple table of all data collected? [closed]

I just recently found the ThingSpeak platform for the IoT. I have been playing around with its features a bit, but I have not found a way for it to show a simple table of all the data collected. For ...
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Send sensor information to processing

I am currently working on an Arduino project where the Arduino will send data to a processing program via bluetooth and processing will draw the data. However, my code doesn't seem to work. Here is ...
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Renaming pins in sketch

I'm trying to rename pins so that they post as some kind of alpha-numeric combination in a database. For example, if I define the following.... #define APLHA 0 #define BRAVO 2 #define CHARLIE 5 #...
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Arduino Data to Cloud without shield []

I am performing basic analogue read like temperature and LDR, reading the data serially, but I would like to deploy it online to cloud platforms like (Plotly, Xively, ThingSpeak, or DataSparkFun). Is ...