The CommLogger-CF2 is really just the CF2 loaded with an RS-232 data logging firmware and mated with a base board. Files are written to a CompactFlash card. A simple command line is used to change logging parameters.The code for CommLogger was included in all CF2 starter kits.
|No programming required|
|Settable for all standard and most non-standard baud rates from 300 to 230,400*|
|Less than 2mA in default mode, not actively logging|
|Writes to CompactFlash (128MB standard, others sizes available upon request (not more than 2GB*))|
|Data files are auto-created at power up or reset|
|Data files are compatible with Windows or DOS machines|
|Power saving options including system clock speed and TXD / RTS control|
|Accepts 4 to 16 volt power supply|
|3 color LED indicates logging, memory filled, stopped, busy, or memory card inaccessible|
|"Finish" button allows you to request an end to the current recording session.|
|Settable RAM buffer size allows user to balance current drain against limiting memory loss|
* A note about baud rates
The CommLogger is specified for continuous data stream recording up to 57,600 baud. Non-continuous data streams can be recorded up to 230,400 baud. At the highest baud rates, the memory card size and individual write characteristics may become significant.
* A note about CompactFlash size
The CommLogger application is compiled for use with CompactFlash cards up to 2GB.