The main characteristic of this kind of stations is the fast installation and uninstall in order to be able to operate for short or long periods to different places. Their most usual characteristics are the following:
• They do not require complicated programming.
• Their sensors are recognized automatically (plug and play).
• They can accept up to 15 sensors, for every parameter.
• They operate for 6-12 months with normal batteries.
• Their measurements and programming are not missed even if their batteries have been removed.
• They have big memories for measurements data logging.
• They have programmable sampling rate and average logging.
• They are completely waterproof for permanent installation on the field.
• Data transferring via direct connection to PC, wireless, GPRS mobile telephony, etc.