Data Loggers

Data loggers are the core component of RNRG’s complete system approach to wind and solar measurement applications. Data are collected from readings of meteorological sensors and other devices and then stored in our loggers for either manual retrieval or automated delivery to the location of your choice.

SymphoniePLUS®3 Data Logger

SymphoniePLUS3 is a proven 15-channel data logger tailored for wind resource assessment.

SymphoniePRO® Data Logger

An advanced, 26-channel data logging system, SymphoniePRO is purpose-built for the renewable energy professional.



GENERAL
Model SymphoniePLUS®3 SymphoniePRO®
Description Reliable and economical; tailored to wind resource assessment User-friendly yet flexible; powerful measurement technology for the renewable energy professional
Applications Wind and solar assessment, monitoring, and forecasting Wind and solar assessment, monitoring, and forecasting
MEASUREMENT CAPABILITY
Total Channel Capacity 15 channels 26+ channels
Serial N/A 2 x RS-485 ports
Counter Channels • 9 channels: 6 built-in, 3 flex
• Wide range of industry-standard anemometers; SCMs required after six sensors
• Accumulator output (e.g. Tipping Bucket Rain Gauge); SCM required
12 channels
• Wide range of industry-standard anemometers; no interface cards required
• Accumulator outputs (e.g. Tipping Bucket Rain Gauge); no interface cards required
Other signals up to 2,500 Hz
Analog Channels • 7 channels: 4 built-in, 3 flex
• Wide range of industry-standard analog sensors
• Fixed deadband compensation for RNRG 200P wind vane on ch. 7-8
14 channels: 7 built-in, 7 P-SCM
• Wider range of industry-standard analog sensors
• Configurable deadband compensation (compatible with wider range of wind direction vanes)
• True differential measurements (e.g., for pyranometers)
Analog Measurement Resolution 10-bit A/D conversion 16-bit A/D conversion
DATA COLLECTION
Sample Rate 1 Hz 1 Hz
Averaging Interval 10-minute; fixed User-selectable (10-minute default)
Data Storage SD Card (128 MB) Redundant storage via:
• Internal Flash memory (8 MB)
• SD card (512 MB and 2 GB options available)

Statistics Recorded per Channel • Average
• Standard deviation
• Minimum/Maximum 1-sec sample
• Sum for totalizer inputs
 • Average
• Standard deviation
• Minimum/Maximum 1-sec sample
Maximum 3-sec gust with direction
• Sum for totalizer inputs
1 Hz Sample Data Storage N/A Yes
Time Synchronization SNTP Internet Time Server GPS and/or SNTP Internet Time Server
Data Security
  • Keypad lockout access PIN
  • Data encryption PIN
• Logger access PIN with 2-day lockout after 8 failed attempts
• 128-bit file encryption with user-specified password
COMMUNICATIONS
iPackGPS Compatibility • Cellular (GSM/GPRS, 3G GSM, and CDMA)
• Iridium satellite
• iPackACCESS
• Cellular (GSM/GPRS, 3G GSM, and CDMA)
• Iridium satellite coming soon
• iPackACCESS coming soon
SCADA/MODBUS Capability Yes, via iPackACCESS Coming soon
Remote Firmware Upgrades iPack only, via iPack POP3 inbox Logger and iPack, via real-time MetLink connection
Remote Configuration Changes Yes, via patch file emailed to iPack POP3 inbox Yes, via real-time MetLink connection
Remote Live Data No Yes, via real-time MetLink connection