Slam Stick Overview
Slam Stick data loggers combine embedded sensors, signal conditioning, data acquisition, and power into one handheld device which begins recording with the simple push of a button.
The following section provides links to user guides on the Slam Stick, which is then followed by another list of common questions.
Slam Stick - User Guides
- Sensor Specifications
- Battery Specifications
- Measurement Settings
- Setting Triggers
- Enclosure & Material Specifications
- Mounting Instructions
- Environmental Specifications
- USB Software Interface
- Miscellaneous Electronic Components
- Factory Calibration and Recalibration
- Slam Stick Quick Start Guide
- LED Status Indication
- File Naming and Folder Structure
How many sensors are in a Slam Stick and how accurate are they?
There are typically 2 triaxial accelerometers, 2 temperature, 2 pressure, humidity, light, and orientation (gyroscope or quaternions) - there are a lot of sensors! More information on the specific sensors (including the actual part number of the sensor) is available in our sensor specifications article.
How long does the battery last?
This depends on the sample rates used, triggering conditions, age of the battery, and temperature. Our battery specifications article provides more details and includes a calculator to estimate battery life depending on settings applied.
How do I select the right Slam Stick for my application?
There are 22 variants of Slam Sticks so it can definitely be difficult to select the right one for you and your application! Our article on Slam Stick Product Selection goes into more detail, but picking the right Slam Stick requires some estimation of what the environment is you're trying to measure. If you don't have a good idea, don't hesitate to reach out - but typically our Slam Stick X - 100g model is the most popular and versatile for general purpose testing.