One of the problems with using a computer for unattended data logging is the risk of losing data after a power failure. PicoLog, our data logging software, can save you from disaster by restarting automatically after a power failure and then continuing to log data. To make it do this, follow these steps:
That’s it. You can now test the system by running PicoLog Recorder and then restarting your computer. The program will restart, creating a new data file with a serial number attached, such as ‘oven1.plw’. The data from before the power failure will be safely stored in the original ‘oven.plw’ file.
The PicoScope 3224 features in a recent article, “Data Acquisition and Display for Electrophysiology: PC Oscilloscopes” by Stephen George of the Neuroscience Program at Amherst College, MA, United States. The article gives advice on choosing a PC Oscilloscope for teaching electrophysiology in neuroscience labs, and compares and reviews several models from different manufacturers. Amherst College chose the PicoScope 3224 over the competition for its reasonable price, its large buffer size, the power of the PicoScope software, and the quality of service from our U.S. dealer, Swangate International Inc.
New book: Advanced Automotive Fault Diagnosis, 2nd edition
As automotive systems become increasingly complex there is a greater need for good diagnostic skills. “Advanced Automotive Fault Diagnosis” by Tom Denton is the only book to treat automotive diagnostics as a science rather than a check-list procedure. Each chapter includes basic principles and examples of a vehicle system followed by the appropriate diagnostic techniques, complete with useful diagrams, flow charts, case studies and self-assessment questions. The book will help new students develop diagnostic skills and help experienced technicians improve even further.
This new edition includes the latest technological developments. Two new chapters have been added - On-board diagnostics and Oscilloscope diagnostics - and the coverage has been matched to the latest curricula of motor vehicle qualifications, including: IMI and C&G Technical Certificates and NVQs; Level 4 diagnostic units; BTEC National and Higher National qualifications from Edexcel; International Motor Vehicle qualifications such as C&G 3905; and ASE certification in the USA.
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Thanks to our continuing success and growth Pico are always seeking talented people to join our company.
Please visit https://jobs.picotech.com/ to see our current vacancies. We look forward to hearing from you!
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