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May 17, 2017 AT 9:10 am

Community Compare-and-Contrast Chart of Open Source ‘Inexpensive Data Loggers’ | #CitizenScience

Spotted this handy logger comparison chart over in a post at PublicLab about ‘inexpensive data logging‘ devices – cool!

Digital logging of environmental data requires a device that can gather data from sensors and store it. Arduino microcontrollers are well suited for this task when a few components are added

Enterprising technologists have built custom printed circuit boards (Riffle, Mayfly logger) that combine an Arduino compatible chip with an RTC and a slot for a microSD card. These elegant solutions sell for many times the price of a basic Arduino (e.g., $60.00 compared to $6.00).

See the chart here.


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