DataTaker Software, Firmware and Drivers

DataTaker Software and Drivers

Find out more about our pre-installed software, firmware, cloud solutions, drivers - as well as access to our downloads.

 

Our dEX platform comes pre-installed on every logger in the DT80 range.

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dEX® Logger Software

 

dEX

What is dEX?

dEX is our software platform that allows you to configure your sensors easily and manage you logger network in real time. You can edit your code manually to a connected logger or in offline mode, or you can use the intuitive interface to quickly add new loggers or sensors. You can also see your data in real time by setting up mimics. dEX comes in a range of applications so no matter where you are you can see your data and manage your loggers.

Download dEX Desktop

 

Google Play

 

AppStore

 

Easy to configure At a glance Mimics dEX Desktop Offline Config

Easy to configure

At a glance Mimics

dEX Desktop

Offline Config

 

Browser-based Solution

dEX comes pre-installed on every logger in the DT80 range. The software loads in your web browser so there is no need to install cumbersome applications on your computer. Being browser-based, dEX will work on all major operating systems including Windows, Mac and Linux.

Configuration Editor

The configuration editor allows you to view, edit and save logger configurations in an easy-to-use Windows Explorer style user interface. The configuration tree view allows definition of measurement schedules and measurements. Wiring diagrams show available wiring configurations for each sensor type. Configuration can be stored and retrieved on either the logger or a local computer.

Mimics and Charts

Mimics are organised into panels which can be modified to highlight custom alarm conditions or data grouping. Mimics include dials, bar graphs, thermometers, etc. Real-time chart recorder mimic allows you to view trends and historical data over a custom time/date range. Up to 16 mimics can be displayed on up to 5 mimic pages.

 

DataTaker® Live - Powerful and Versatile Cloud Service

 

DataTaker Live

Industry-driven cloud solutions

DataTaker Live is built to help companies Collect, Monitor, Analyze, Store and Share information that improves connectivity and data acquisition of process instruments and industrial systems.

Our solution increases operational productivity and efficiency.

Monitor - Store and share - Collect - Analyze

Learn more about DataTaker Live

 

  • Customised solution
  • Easy Set up
  • Data logging and monitoring from your
    PC, smart phone or tablet
  • Affordable
  • Service subscription allows unlimited users

Firmware & Release Notes

Please read the following notes prior to downloading firmware.

  • USB flash drive firmware: To use the USB Flash Drive version of the firmware you must extract all files from zip archive onto your FAT/FAT32 formatted USB stick before inserting into your logger, otherwise the firmware upgrade will not commence.
  • Modem firmware: These files allow you to update the modem firmware inside the DT8xM logger models. Before downloading, please read the modem upgrade instructions very carefully to see whether you need to update and to determine which update version is correct for your model.
  • USB driver: This driver allows you to access the dEX web interface on your DT80 Range Series 2 data logger using a USB connection. Requires Windows XP or later (32 or 64 bit)

 

 

Firmware Modem Firmware Host Software
Series 4, 3 and 2 Version 9.22 (NEW)
Series 4, 3 and 2 Version 9.22 -for USB Flash
drive (NEW)

Series 2 and 3 Version 9.18
Series 2 and 3 Version 9.18 -for USB Flash drive
Series 1 Version 9.22
Series 1 Version 9.22 -for USB Flash drive
USB Driver DtUSB Version 1.02
DT8xM2 (2G) Modem Firmware Upgrade File (R7.45) - for USB Flash drive, for modem type FXT009
DT8xM3 (3G) Modem Firmware Upgrade File (R7.45) - for USB Flash drive, for modem type FXT003
DT8xM3 (3G) Modem Firmware Upgrade File (R7.50) - for USB Flash drive, for modem type FX100
DT8xM3 (3G) Modem Firmware Upgrade File (R7.53) - for USB Flash drive, for modem type FX100
DeTransfer Host Software Version 3.27
DeLoad Host Software Version 2.37
DPlot Website Setup
Dump_dbd Version 13
Release Notes & Instructions
Series 4, 3 and 2 Firmware
Series 2 and 3 Firmware
Series 1 Firmware
USB Driver Release Notes
USB Driver Upgrade Guide
Modem Firmware Updgrade Instructions
DeTransfer Release Notes
DeLoad User's Manual
DeLoad Release Notes
Dump_dbd

DataTaker® Labview Driver

 

LabVIEW Driver
  • Follows standard LabVIEW conventions
  • Customisable code within the driver
  • Extensive examples
  • Integrated documentation
  • Configure and/or acquire data via serial or Ethernet
  • Allows flexible solutions to be developed

 

The DataTaker LabVIEW Driver is a comprehensive library of VIs that allows DataTaker range of data loggers to be configured and queried from LabVIEW.

 

Use the driver VIs to take care of all the communications and data formatting of the DataTaker data loggers, allowing you to concentrate on your application rather than how to interface to the data logger

 

With flexible, universal analog, digital and serial inputs, DataTaker hardware can be used for real-time data acquisition, in addition to being perfect for applications requiring stand-alone operation in remote or distributed locations with limited power supply.

Documentation

A comprehensive help file is available, with chapters on getting started, DataTaker concepts, and documentation on each of the VIs, linked to each LabVIEW VI used.

LabVIEW Environment

The DataTaker LabVIEW driver follows standard LabVIEW conventions so users familiar with the LabVIEW programming environment can focus on using the DataTaker hardware.

Examples

There are a number of examples throughout the driver, demonstrating different ways to use the DataTaker data loggers.

 

DT8x data loggers

The DataTaker DT8x driver for LabVIEW has been written to interface to the DT80 data loggers. Download the driver and extract the zip file to the relevant user.lib directory in the LabVIEW directory.

Download DT8x Driver

 

 

DT800 and DT5xx data loggers

The DataTaker Instrument driver for LabVIEW has been written to interface to the DT800 data loggers and the DT5xx range. Download the driver and extract the zip file to the relevant user.lib directory in the LabVIEW directory.

Download DT800/DT5xx Driver