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An Open Source tool that gathers data from connected devices for further data analysis

editor's review





DataExplorer is an open source and cross-platform application designed from the ground up to be used by people who are looking for an easy-to-use and universal tool for gathering data from various connected devices, as well as to display the gathered data for further analysis.

Features at a glance

It features a powerful plugin architecture that provides support for a wide range of devices, including AkkuMasterC4 (H-Tronic) and AV4ms (Fritz Mössinger/accu-select) battery charger/discharger, 4D-AkkuMonitor (4D Control) battery data logger, CellLog 8S, (Junsi) battery cell monitor, CSV2SerialAdapter, DataVario and DataVarioDuo (WStech) variometer, GPS and multi measurement devices.

In addition it supports the FlightRecorder (Multiplex) logger, GPS-Logger and GPS-Logger2 (SM-Modellbau) GPS and multi measurement devices, IGCAdapter file analyzer, JetiAdapter (Jeti, Jeti-Box) multi-sensor-log, Kosmik (Kontronik) motor driver, VC820 and VC840 (Conrad/VoltCraft) multimeters, and NMEA-Adapter GPS track analyzer.

The following charger/discharger devices are also supported: eStation BC6, BC610, BC8, 902 (Bantam), iCharger 206B, 208B, 306B, 3010B (Junsi), Pichler P6 , P60 (Pichler) and other eStation BC6 clones, Ultramat12/16/16S/18, UltraDuoPlus 40/45/50/60/80, and UltraTrioPlus 14/16S.

Under the hood

The program is written entirely in the widely used Java programming languages, which means that it provides users with a uniform graphical user interface and feature set across all supported operating system, including GNU/Linux, Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X.

On Linux, it is available for download as binary archives for both 32-bit and 64-bit instruction set architectures, as well as a source archive that enables users to configure, compile and install the application on any GNU/Linux system, as long as all requirements are met.

Bottom line

Summing up, DataExplorer is a decent data gathering software that works on multiple operating system and supports a plethora of devices, from chargers and multimeters to variometers and motor drivers. For a full list of supported devices, please see the project's homepage.

DataExplorer was reviewed by Marius Nestor
Last updated on May 13th, 2014
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