Over the next couple of blogs I will be covering the most common temperature logger mistakes and, where possible, how to avoid them.

Common temperature logger mistakes: Not turned on

There are two main causes for this.

  1. Getting a new unit and placing it straight in a fridge without starting it
  2. Stopping it to retrieve results, and not restarting it

 

The problem is quite simple – the unit is off and has no idea what was happening. Sorry.

 

This problem tends to lead to some awkward follow-on questions like

 

Ways to avoid the problem include:

 

And this is our most commonly reported mistake.

And in my next post I discuss the most common mistake that is rarely mentioned to us.