Data Logger

Free Application for Collecting and Displaying Room Usage Information
Key Features
  • Collects up-to-date lamp hour and usage statistics for multiple rooms of AV equipment
  • Easy-to-use Microsoft® Excel® spreadsheet format
  • Works with MLC 104 IP & MLC 226 IP MediaLink® Controllers and System 5 IP Switchers
  • Ideal for schools, universities, hospitals, and other organizations
The Extron Data Logger
Version Release Date Size
1.0.1 Oct. 5, 2006 5.1 MB

Data Logger is a Microsoft® Excel-based spreadsheet application that allows administrators to automatically gather up-to-date lamp hour and usage statistics for multiple rooms of AV equipment. Data Logger provides a simple, convenient way to retrieve AV system usage statistics into a single document for data analysis.

Data Logger works in conjunction with select MLC MediaLink® Controllers and the System 5 IP Switcher, collecting critical system information such as frequency of usage for each front panel input and current lamp hours of connected projectors. Data can be collected periodically and archived as a file, allowing resource usage and lamp hour consumption to be monitored over time.

Data Logger supports the following Extron products that feature IP Link® technology:

  • MLC 104 IP MediaLink Controller Series
  • MLC 226 IP Series MediaLink Controllers
  • System 5 IP Switchers

Data Logger is a free asset management tool that is ideal for schools, universities, hospitals, and other organizations with a large number of AV systems to manage. Using Data Logger, an administrator can make timely and effective decisions about projector lamp needs, future equipment upgrades, and room expansions.

Minimum System Requirements

  • Intel® Pentium® III 1 GHz processor
  • Microsoft Excel 2000
  • 512 MB of RAM
  • 5 MB of available hard disk space
  • Microsoft Excel macros enabled and macro security level set to Medium, see Data Logger User Guide
  • A network connection with a data transfer rate of 10 Mbps, 100 Mbps recommended

In addition, Data Logger only supports:

  • MediaLink Controllers that have been configured using Global Configurator 2.2, or later
  • System 5 IP Switchers with firmware version 2.00, or higher, that have been configured using either Global Configurator 2.2, or later, or System 5 IP Series Configuration Software version 3.1