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Laureate™ XLog™ Datalogging Software Screens

PC-based data logging with Laurel meters and transmitters

Data logging over an Ethernet LAN and an RS485 bus
Data logging with Ethernet and RS485 enabled Laurel instruments

This web page presents sample screens of Laurel's XLog™ data logging software, which has been available since August 2012. This free software can be downloaded by clicking on xlog1_0_7.exe. Click on any of the reduced screens below for a full-size screen view, then click on the Back button of your browser to return to this page.

datalogging software Open the Demo Setup File
To get started from the computer desktop, click on Start > Programs > Logging Software > Logging Software. Then click onSetup File > Open > DEMO.SF1 > Open to load the supplied Demo setup file and open the Menu screen.
datalogging software Set Up Default Meter Appearance
Click on Meter Setup > Default Meter Face. This will open the Common Setup screen, which allows you to select the number of meters per group (up to 4 groups), default meter colors, and default font size for meter captions.
datalogging software Set Up Individual Meters
Return to the Main screen and click on Meter Setup > Create Meters. The resulting Individual Meter Setup screen will allow you to specify the I.D., Caption, Meter Type, Serial Address, and Item Number associated with each meter. An arithmetic formula can be entered in the right column for virtual meters.
datalogging software Set Up Individual Meter Appearance
Return to the Main screen and click on Meter Setup > Edit Meter Face. In the resulting Edit Meters screen, right-click on any meter to override that meter's default colors and font sizes to make that meter stand out from the rest.
datalogging software Specify the Data to be Logged
Return to the Main screen and click on Log Setup. Specify the name of the setup file, the type of data to be logged, and the logging interval in seconds. Then click on Next.
datalogging software Select Meters and Establish Communications
In the resulting Establish screen, you can Log Enable specific meters, whose record position will then be shown. Click onEstablish Initial Communications to begin logging.
datalogging software Datalogging Display Screens
The display is updated for each meter in real time, including any alarm indications, while data is also written to disk. Similar screens are available for Groups 2-4.
datalogging software Navigation to Datalogging Help Screens
Pressing on Help on the top menu bar brings a pull-down menus for navigation to comprehensive help screens.
datalogging software Sample Help Screens
The first help screen in the sequence provides an overview of the Logging software. In combination, the help screens serve role of a printed manual.
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