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RoHS Compliance and DigiVac Gauges

RoHS Compliance and DigiVac Gauges What is RoHS? Restriction of hazardous substances, abbreviated as RoHS, is a protocol many companies worldwide put into place in 2006. Why? Because when the European Union decided in 2003 to standardize the practice of minimizing or removing all materials that could be harmful, electrical and electronics companies had to comply in order to maintain business with Europe. Additionally, following the shift in production processes meant that end products became safer for customers. Why was there a sudden shift to initiate the protocol? The ultimate move toward removing certain materials was prompted by the need

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How to Set up Wifi for the StrataVac 2018

How to Set up Wifi for the StrataVac 2018 The new StrataVac 2018 comes in multiple configurations, one being the wifi option. If you chose to get your StrataVac with a wifi card for easy online connectivity and monitoring, your first step will be setting up the SSID with your network. How exactly do you set up the StrataVac wifi? 1. Locate the gauge’s SSID and password on the bottom of the instrument 2. Connect to the network provided and visit http://192.168.4.1 3. In the menu options (three horizontal lines) go to gauge>customer 4. Set customer and gauge IDs for

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What’s New with the StrataVac?

What’s New with the StrataVac? The StrataVac is one of our leading products for customers looking to both measure and maintain pressure. It is a more complex device that offers a number of different configurations, making it possible for every customer to get exactly what they need. In this post we will discuss the four most common configurations of the StrataVac unit, including: Regulator card and valve Two thermocouple sensors Wireless ethernet port Capacitance manometers Vacuum Regulation One of the unique features of the StrataVac is that in addition to having the ability to communicate the pressure that your system

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How to get your VPC Up and Running

How to get your VPC Up and Running Hooking up Digivac VPC DigiVac has expanded their product line to include controllers specifically geared to the Botanical Industry and those trying to extract material from plants. With this expanding industry there is a need and an opportunity to make certain parts of the extraction process easier. Have you ever looked at vacuum equipment and thought to yourself “Where do I begin?’ “How do I hook this thing up?” Well, we have developed a controller that won’t have you asking those questions. DigiVac’s Vapor Pressure Controller (VPC) is a simple and reliable

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Take Control of Your Process with DigiVac’s New Vapor Pressure Controller

Take Control of Your Process with DigiVac’s New Vapor Pressure Controller The Vapor Pressure Controller is DigiVac’s newest product release. This instrument has the ability to help those working in the botanical market easily process plant material through automated distillations. It both measures and maintains the pressure within rotovaps, or any type of vacuum system, following the profile created on the Vapor Pressure Profile Manager – a free, downloadable software that comes with the purchase of a VPC. Easy to use and operate, the VPC has just four ports/plug ins on the back of the unit: USB communication Power jack ¼”

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Accessing Vacuumnetwork.org for the First Time

Accessing Vacuumnetwork.org for the First Time Many of our customers have shown an interest in using vacuumnetwork.org, and we’d like to make it easier for you to connect for the first time. Below are step-by-step instructions on how to connect your gauge and app to vacuumnetwork.org. Turn on your Bullseye Precision Gauge with Bluetooth Open Vacuum Gauge 2.0 on your smartphone or tablet Sync the app with the gauge, ensuring that the gauge you need is the one the app is reading Click on the menu drop down in the upper right hand corner of the screen Scroll down and

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Vacuum Gauge 2.0: A Recap

Vacuum Gauge 2.0: A Recap As many of you know, the newest version of the Vacuum Gauge app, Vacuum Gauge 2.0, is now available in the Google Play store. There are many similarities to the original, 1.0, app, but this version gives the user even more functionality and usability. With this release the user can expand their circle of communication and bring the entire team of engineers, technicians, and researchers together, even if they are miles apart. In effect, the new and/or upgraded features of Vacuum Gauge 2.0 makes the jobs of everyone involved in the vacuum process easier! So

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DigiVac in Nashville for AVS 2016

DigiVac in Nashville for AVS 2016 The DigiVac Company will be at AVS 2016 in Nashville! At the exhibit we will be presenting: The new Bullseye Precision Gauge® Pirani with Bluetooth: A portable vacuum gauge with a Pirani sensor that has 12 units of measurement and Bluetooth connectivty to a smart phone or tablet. VacStable Vacuum Control Valve: A new vacuum bleed valve for maintaining pressures from 10 mTorr to 10 Torr. Improved Vacuum Gauge app: We are launching a new smartphone app that has graphing capability and the ability to monitor real time readings any where in the world

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Vacuum: Where to begin?

Vacuum: Where to begin? I recently started working at The DigiVac Company and have been so excited to learn, but having no previous knowledge of vacuum made my first weeks somewhat difficult. As I sat in training sessions and meetings, all I could keep thinking was “this is really cool!….but how am I going to retain it all?” Vacuum is such an intimidating subject in the beginning, and when you’re in a position where you need to know it in order to excel, these questions may be the first that come to mind:  What is vacuum? How can it be

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Upgraded or Gone? DigiVac Gauge Replacements

Upgraded or Gone? DigiVac Gauge Replacements Vacuum gauges are like any other piece of technological equipment; they change and evolve over time. One of the primary differences between a new and improved item such as a smartphone and a next-generation replacement vacuum gauge is the naming process. Where many companies can develop new technology, implant it into the new product and give it a name such as HOMETHEATRE X4, a variation of their brand and product name, vacuum gauge manufacturers often don’t. Most of the time, digital vacuum gauges are referred to by product numbers and not specific names. Because of

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