Acclima DataSnap SDI-12 Data Logger

DataSnap Data Logger (SDI-12)

Product Summary

Portable, mini SDI-12 data logger (data recorder) for soil water content sensors (soil moisture sensors). Takes more than 53,000 5-data point scans before it overwrites the oldest data. A/B USB cable included. AC/DC universal adapter is also included. Battery pack requires eight AA batteries. 

The Acclima DataSnap is the simplest stand-alone SDI-12 universal data logger available on the market today. While simple to use, it is has powerful features and functionality.

The DataSnap is first and foremost an SDI-12 data logger, accommodating up to ten SDI-12 soil moisture sensors. The DataSnap is compatible with all soil water content sensors that communicate using the SDI-12 protocol. It sets a new standard for ease of use. Just connect an SDI-12 sensor and click a button. It requires no SDI-12 programming knowledge. Adding Acclima’s world-renowned and highly accurate soil moisture probes is even easier as the DataSnap will find all attached Acclima sensors with the click of a button.

The DataSnap, with its companion Windows® software, SnapView, allows a user to easily take manual readings at any time. SnapView also simplifies DataSnap configuration and synchronization via USB. It can manage multiple DataSnap connections and retrieve real-time sensor data from each. SnapView provides options for viewing data in table or graph formats. Data is easily exported for use in other analytical applications. SnapView is compatible with any Windows® PC (XP or newer).

Key Features

  • Accommodates up to ten SDI-12 sensors
  • Requires no SDI-12 programming knowledge
  • Includes SnapView software for Windows PCs
  • USB to SDI-12 bridge
  • Supports an included 12V power adapter
  • Supports an included 12V battery pack (eight AA batteries NOT included)
  • Short circuit protection
  • Supports third-party software development
  • Data logging of first five data points with the SDI-12 M! command
  • Total memory capacity supports over 59,000 scans with each scan storing up to five data points
  • Compatible with all sensors that use the SDI-12 protocol
  • Compatible with terminal software applications, like HyperTerminal or PuTTy
  • Very low power operation for long battery life
  • High value for low cost


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