Software Download

The latest version of the TRAC4 software is v.2.2.004. You can find your version by clicking the Help pull down menu and clicking "About..." The version number appears in the lower Left corner of the About TRAC4 window.

TRAC4 Software

The Model DL-1 has undergone a major update in 2011. The latest revision of the Model DL-1 uses the new software program, TRAC4. Previous versions of the software used, and will continue to use, TRAC v 2.0. Both software install files are availabe on this page.

To determine if you have the latest version of the DL-1 and TRAC4 or a previous version and need TRAC v2.0, you will need to know what your DL-1 looks like. See below for examples.

Latest DL-1 Data Logger and TRAC4 Software

Model DL-1

The latest version of the Model DL-1 Data Logger has a square body and uses four (4) screws to secure the yellow end caps on each side of the unit. It also has two (2) buttons on the face of the unit: Power and Start/Stop. For this version of the DL-1, you will need to use the TRAC4 software program.

Download TRAC4 installer by clicking here: TRAC4 Software

To download the software, click on the TRAC4 icon above, choose "Save As..." and save to your harddrive. After downloading, open the saved TRAC4 file and open by double clicking on the file name. Follow the installation instructions.

USB Driver

The USB adapter for the older DL-1 and the USB cable that the new DL-1 uses requires a driver. This driver can be downloaded by clicking your mouse here for the USB Driver and Saving the file. Once downloaded, open the executable file and the driver will automatically install. Reboot the computer after installation.

To determine if you have the latest version of the TRAC4 software, open the TRAC4 program on your computer and click on About... under the Help pull down menu. The installed version number is displayed on the TRAC4 splash screen that open up, on the lower Left hand side of the window.

Previous Versions of the DL-1 and TRAC v. 2.0 Software

Model DL-1 (previous)

The previous version of the Model DL-1 Data Logger had a rounded body and used three (3) screws to secure the yellow end caps on each side of the unit. It also has one (1) button on the face of the unit: Start/Stop. For this version of the DL-1, you will need to use the older TRAC ver 2.0 software program.

Download TRAC v. 2.0 for previous version of the DL-1 here: older_TRAC_2.0_release

To download the software, click on the link above, choose "Save As..." and save to your harddrive. After downloading, open the saved file by double clicking on the file name. Follow the installation instructions.

FAQ

Will TRAC4 work on Windows 8?
Yes, but as with Windows 7, the user must have certain Administrative rights for full functionality.

After installation, TRAC4 doesn't recognize the DL-1 is connected. I rebooted and still not recognized. What now?
The USB drivers may not be installed on your system. This sometimes happens with Windows XP. The USB drivers can be downloaded from the Software Download page.

Does the new software work with the older DL-1?
No, the new TRAC4 software works only with the latest version of the DL-1 hardware.

How do I tell if I have the new DL-1 or the older DL-1?
The easiest way to determine if you have the newest (2011) version of the DL-1 or an older version is to determine the shape of the DL-1 case. The older versions have one flat side and then a rounded side. the latest versions (2011) have four flat sides. there is a picture of both on the Software Download page.

Does the TRAC4 software run on Windows 7 and Vista?
Yes. However, the TRAC4 program requires some Administrative rights on Windows 7.

For more information regarding the DL-1, visit the DL-1 Info page.