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Warnings from experts regarding the total solar eclipse explained using the SPECTRUM100

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How Dracal Technologies' SPECTRUM100 captured the complex details of the total solar eclipse, providing information on solar radiation levels and the importance of eye protection.
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Monitoring tools for pipette calibration

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Integration of Dracal sensors for compliance with ISO 8655:2022 in a calibration laboratory.
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Tutorial to install the BAR20-N in Expedition

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This article explains step-by-step how to connect and configure the BAR20-N barometer with Expedition software, for effective use in navigation and sailing.
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How to install a pressure sensor for reliable data

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This article provides practical advice for installing and protecting an atmospheric pressure sensor, highlighting the importance of correct installation, keeping away from interference sources, and regular calibration.
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What is VCP communication, and why is it the right choice for you?

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This article provides a comprehensive understanding of VCP communication, illustrating how it facilitates the integration of USB technologies into systems traditionally using serial ports for various applications and scenarios.
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Quiz: How much more expensive can a do-it-yourself solution be compared to a ready-to-use solution?

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You study the options for equipping 5 test/production stations with a DAQ. In this context, is a do-it-yourself solution really the most cost-effective solution?
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How much does a DAQ cost?

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Assessing the cost-effectiveness of a solution is more complicated than it sounds, but once completed, it reveals unsuspected insights. What if a low-cost, do-it-yourself solution turns out to be 4X more expensive than a complete, ready-to-use solution? To help you rethink your choices, we'll do the exercise for you.
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Quiz: How fast can it be to integrate environmental data into your production/test/QA system?

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Is your current system operating on Windows, Linux, or even Mac OS? What are the possibilities for integrating data from new sensors? Discover a case study where the engineering team succeeded in adding new environmental sensors faster than expected.
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Quiz: A is to B what C is to D. What is D?

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How much time would you invest in getting your computer mouse to work if you had an important presentation to deliver in 2 days? How much time do you spend getting sensors and measuring instruments to work, so that you can obtain the data you need to complete your most important projects? A simple parallel, yet one that raises fundamental questions.
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Why does Dracal exist, and what does it promise?

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Dracal is a company with a mission to accelerate progress in science and engineering. It believes in the importance of scientific research and engineering in addressing global challenges. By focusing on simplicity, customer-centricity, excellence, and the environment, Dracal is committed to delivering quality products while preserving the planet.
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Getting to know Dracal

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Find the complete offer from Dracal Technologies: USB sensors, measuring instruments, free data logging software and integration tools.
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The SensGate: A Data Logger and Wi-Fi/Ethernet Gateway to Dracal Tools

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Explore the versatility of the SensGate, a wireless gateway and data logger that seamlessly connects Dracal USB sensors to your system while ensuring harmonized data acquisition.
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How to Choose a Portable Data Acquisition System for Your Testing Needs

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In this article, we aim to assist users in identifying the best portable DAQ system solution for their specific needs.
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The elephant in the room: what Dracal doesn’t do

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If you are considering using the Dracal solution for your data acquisition project, you have likely found a wealth of information on our website about everything our solution can do. But now, let's address the elephant in the room and answer the lingering question: Dracal, what don't you do?
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The 10 most frequently asked questions about Dracal, with answers that simplify your life

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The most common questions about Dracal, with answers that simplify your life.
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Scientific Software Providers: Why Dracal’s VCP option can be the solution you and your end-users have been waiting for

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Discover how Dracal Technologies' precision sensors revolutionize scientific software by seamlessly integrating accurate environmental data and reducing development time.
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Top 3 challenges encountered by Dracal users and their solutions

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Based on our customers' frequently asked questions, here are the challenges you might face and their easy-to-implement solution.
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Wires Covered with Silicone or PVC: Which is the Better Choice?

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Several Dracal products are available with cables coated either in PVC or silicone (PTH420 vs PTH450, TRH420 vs TRH450). In this article, we compare the different characteristics of the two options in a table format to highlight the superior robustness of the latter.
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4 practical tips for evaluating the durability of a data acquisition system (DAQ)

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Choosing a data acquisition solution necessitates evaluating its durability. How is durability defined, and where should one start to assess it? This article provides a quick introduction to answer these questions.
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What limitations exist when choosing a USB sensor solution?

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This article discusses limitations and considerations when choosing a USB sensor solution. It covers topics such as quality standards, wire maintenance, the impact of wire disconnection, and ensuring cybersecurity.
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