User guides and examples

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Getting started with VCP mode

Virtual COM Port (VCP)
This tutorial is intended as a complementary tool to guide users step-by-step through getting their Dracal VCP instruments up and running.
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Plug & Log – Start-up Dracal Technologies DAQ system in 3 minutes

Getting started with Dracal
USB sensors ready to use with free software: visualize and log precision data with DracalView, the video tutorial
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Getting started with DracalView: Dracal graphical user interface software

DracalView guides
Quickly familiarize yourself with DracalView, the user interface software for Dracal Technologies' DAQ solution.
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User-calibration – Quick tour of DracalView feature

Calibration guides
Three-point user calibration with DracalView software, quick tour guide in a video tutorial
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Getting started with Dracal command-line tools

Command-line tools (CLI)
The text outlines the available command-line tools, provides instructions on locating and running them on different operating systems (Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux), and mentions additional resources for further exploration, including documentation, guides, and code examples.
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Documentation of dracal-usb-get

Command-line tools (CLI)
Step-by-step presentation of our dracal-usb-get command-line tool to access data from Dracal instruments connected to your computer via USB.
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Documentation of the VCP (Virtual COM Port) option

Virtual COM Port (VCP)
Discover the features of products equipped with the VCP option and learn how to switch between USB and VCP modes.
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Using Dracal sensors under Linux

Getting started with Dracal
Procedure to compile our software tools for Linux OS users
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Documentation of dracal-sensgate-get

Command-line tools (CLI)
Discover our command-line tool designed to seamlessly integrate data from Dracal instruments connected to SensGates in just a few minutes for a smooth entry into the IoT.
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Code examples for integrating data from Dracal sensors using command-line tools

Code and integration examples
The integration of data from your Dracal instruments can be done extremely quickly, thanks to the user-friendly nature of our command-line tools. However, to save you even more time, we are sharing with you in this article a code snippet bank in multiple programming languages from which you can start working instantly with a simple copy-paste.
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Documentation of DracalView: Our free data visualization and logging software

DracalView guides
Discover the features of DracalView, our free data visualization and acquisition software.
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Documentation of the 3-Point User-Calibration Mechanism

Calibration guides
Discover how user calibration in 3 points is implemented in your calibratable products (products with the -CAL suffix).
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How to use Dracal sensors with a Raspberry Pi?

Code and integration examples
Step-by-step guide for beginners to use Dracal sensors with a Raspberry Pi.
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Getting started with the SensGate, without the need for your IT support team

Product guides
This illustrated step-by-step guide will help you get your SensGate up and running in a matter of minutes without needing your IT support team. Among other things, we'll show you how to connection connect with a pre-existing Wi-Fi network when possible or create a secure subnet with the SensGate so you can start working immediately.
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Using Dracal sensors within LabVIEW

Code and integration examples
This page presents a simple method for using Dracal sensors data within LabVIEW, using our command-line interfaces (CLI).
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Documentation of RVCP: REST API for VCP sensors on SensGate

Virtual COM Port (VCP)
The Dracal REST API offered with SensGate gives you the ability to rapidly deploy a precision instrument infrastructure across your entire network, and access data without the intervention of any third-party software.
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Code examples for integrating data from your VCP-enabled Dracal sensors

Code and integration examples
Using the VCP mode to integrate data into your systems offers several advantages, including operating autonomously without depending on third-party software. Start your integration project immediately with the integration examples provided in this article.
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Successful calibration quick start guide

Calibration guides
An illustrated guide to successfully calibrating Dracal sensors using our 3-point user calibration mechanism.
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Dracal CO2 reader DXC220 with temperature and relative humidity probe and gaz tube for calibration

Installation and calibration of DXC220 (CO2) in incubator

Product guides
Installation and calibration guide for the CO2 sensor for hostile environments, the DXC220, in an incubator.
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Sources tab: DracalView’s dashboard

DracalView guides
Presentation of DracalView's Sources tab and link to the video tutorial showing its features
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