Datalogger - NIWA Ecologger

The NIWA Ecologger provides a cost-effective, telemetry-capable option for many simple environmental data collection needs.

Developed in consultation with NIWA engineers, hydrologists and meteorologists, the Ecologger is intended to provide low cost, reliable, unattended, recording of a wide range of environmental parameters.

Derived from proven UNIDATA technology, the Ecologger provides a compact, simple to use, portable measurement and recording instrument compatible with Starlog software.



  • Cost-effective
  • Telemetry capable
  • Low power
  • 512k Data Storage
  • Battery backed memory
  • Log interval 0.25 second to 1 week
  • Transient voltage and RF protection
  • Fully user-programmable
  • Compatible with UNIDATA support software
  • Rugged environmental enclosure
  • SDI-12 compatible

Typical applications


  • SDI-12 sensors
  • Pressure transducers
  • Shaft encoders
  • Ultrasonic sensors
  • Tipping bucket raingauges
  • Water quality parameters
  • Volume proportional sampling


  • Wind speed and direction
  • Temperature
  • Relative humidity
  • Atmospheric pressure
  • Solar radiation
  • Rainfall