Posts Tagged ‘using’

Using A Stair Stepper

Friday, April 28th, 2017

When it comes to home exercise equipment, there are many options for people that range from all inclusive workouts to targeting specific areas, and which can all be tailored to fit an individual’s needs and test their capabilities. Selecting the right one is an important decision.

The most desirable feature of all of these options is their accessibility, as well as their ability to improve fitness over time. It is in these two aspects that most consumers even consider home gym equipment, because they want to see a change in themselves, and they want to do it on their schedule without having to travel somewhere to get their exercise time in.

Understanding what each piece of equipment does, as well as understanding the costs and investment made in maintaining it, are critical in order to be an informed consumer. Additionally, the consumer needs to understand how intense of an experience each option presents, as well as which ones will yield results quickly, and what the personal costs will be in order to see these results.

One option for those wanting to target a specific area while saving floor space may want to consider a stair stepper. This machine delivers a precise workout that will challenge the legs, buns, and core muscles, depending on the difficulty selected.

The machine works out the body by simulating the experience of climbing stairs, as the steps oscillate and climb beneath the person to deliver the feeling of going up an infinite stair set, the speed of which is determined by the user. This delivers an intense workout that strains the associated muscles in order to destroy and rebuild muscles effectively, leading to greater strength and endurance as a result.

Along with building the legs, tightening the buns, and working the core, the stair stepper also is an excellent way to burn fat and build endurance. Constantly using one cause the body to think that in order to be more efficient, it will need to start using it’s reserves, which are manifested as fat in the body.

As the body’s metabolism kicks in to burn this fat, there is also an imprinting time that will reflexively cause the metabolic system to remember this strain and depletion on resources, causing it to be more efficient in not building reserves in the future. Because more strain is expected, there is no need to pool up resources, only a need to focus on efficiently working with a set amount of energy.

The stair stepper is also an excellent way to build endurance, thanks to the aerobic workout it provides the user, as well as the use of the equipment over time. It is in the regular repletion that the secret to greater endurance is found.

Because the stair stepper is an intense aerobic workout, the lungs are strengthened in miniscule amounts with each return, as the body prepares itself for workouts of greater amounts. Getting stronger and lasting longer are simply naturalistic reflex and adaptation to strain that better prepares the user for more punishment with more return.

Using a stair stepper requires a commitment from the user in order to be effective, however. Simply using the machine once does not provide anything more than a tightening of the associated muscle groups, and will not tear them down for future growth the way maxing out a weight set would.

Therefore, a scheduled regimen is an important thing to consider, as it will have to be a regular thing that occurs at roughly the same times during the week. Making the stair stepper a habit is the best possible way to ensure progress.

Making the stair stepper a fixture in the home, which is regularly returned to is the best way to build endurance. Along with regular scheduling, it will be important to either increase the time limits or the difficulty, as the benefit is greatly diminished if the body grows accustomed to any one setting or difficulty.

Using a stair stepper can be a great way to stay in shape for any person of any skill capability, because of the benefits and convenience it readily provides the user. Using one will create more defined legs and buns, and will improve cardiovascular durability in the process if it is regularly used to push the limits of what the user is capable of.

Jack R. Landry has been writing about the exercise and health industry for years. He recommends using a treadmill to stay healthy and fit.

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Using Electronic Measuring Equipment Has Many Benefits

Monday, October 10th, 2016

It is crucial for any industrial and electrical company to monitor important variables like temperature, pressure, vibration, frequency, voltage and current. All of these electrical parameters can be measured using a digital panel meter. Digital meters are different from mechanical meter reading. They are similar to analog panel meter devices but the measurement displays in computerized form. Most of them have a built-in alarm and can be calibrated to read out the desired units. They come with an LED display, which can be customized. The display screens can be different between brands, but most display three to six digits.

It is sensible that manufacturers have a lot of measuring devices to offer to consumers. Users can choose from a variety of products and go for the one that best suits their needs. Different brands can have unique and striking features that set them apart from other brands but are primarily for marketing purposes. These benefits are highlighted to attract more consumers. In reality, all the devices have the same basic functions.
Here, are some benefits that one can get by using electronic measuring equipment.


The panel meter can calculate consumption of electricity with great accuracy and reliability. It is simple to figure out the exact reading because the device provides a computer-generated reading on its screen, it indicates if one is measuring AC or DC, and it shows if the value is positive or negative. A measuring device with needles depends on the user’s competency or personal judgment when reading it. This often results in inaccurate or false readings.

Built-in Protection

These devices also have a built-in overload protector, which cannot be found in their mechanical counterparts. This serves as an added protection against a strong electrical load.

Easy Calibration

Computerized devices are calibrated by exposing them to zero or neutral position. The calibration process can stress the movable parts in non-digital devices, moving them far from the neutral point. This provides inaccurate analysis over time.

Durable and Handy

The measuring devices do not have pointers for reading the values, which makes them less mechanical and easier to maintain. They also come in handy because they can be brought almost anywhere.

Easy Transfer of Data

The instruments are also AMR ready which means that companies can connect and transfer the data on them using a computer. Most computerized device comes with a probe that allows information to be transferred through a pocket PC.

Tamper Proof

Another benefit of this device is that it is more difficult to tamper with. The gadget is also easy to use. It can be set up without additional equipments required. The modular architecture for medium and high-end meters provide easy configuration to users.

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How to Monitor Room Temperature Using Data Logger

Sunday, July 31st, 2016

A data logger is a useful electronic device that is often used to capture information such as temperature and humidity at measured points over time. These instruments can be programmed to read data at specified intervals. This data is captured into to the logger where it can be downloaded to other devices, such as a computers. The captured information is them read and observed for any trends.

There are many uses for the data captured in these loggers. The temperature and humidity of a room or entire house can be monitored. This information can be used to regulate the thermostat. If there are any temperature gradients withing the home are in an office building, this can be easily detected. This information could also be used to monitor and track humidity.

There is a certain amount of information you should know prior to purchasing this device. Research the market and get an understanding of what is available at the various prices. There are low end models with limited features will be priced at lower costs. Higher end models with more features and capabilities will be priced higher. It is important to understand what you need prior to shopping for a logger.

All of the models are made to be easy to use with a home computer for downloads and installs. After purchasing the right logger for your particular use, it is important to read all of the instructions prior to use. Test all the functions and become familiar with the model’s features. Once you have a full understanding of how to use the device, you can begin programming it to log information.

You can program the device to capture data at various intervals. It is a good idea to expose the logger to different temperatures and humidity levels. Try different locations in order to get the best readings. They can be placed in a number of different locations. Practice downloading the data that is captured on the logger. Make sure to follow all of the directions.

Once you are familiar with how to operate the device, you can then program the logger and place it where ever you need to monitor the temperature conditions of a particular area. A common placement of this device is next to a thermostat. But the logger can be placed anywhere within a home or office where you need to monitor any changes in the temperature or humidity levels.

It is important, however, not to place them in areas where there are constant fluctuations due to external sources. For instance, they should not go next to an air vent. The captured information can be easily analyzed from a home computer. Any necessary adjustments as far as increasing or decreasing the temperatures can be done.

Data logger software is provided with every device. This software helps to organize any data readings so they are easier to analyze. It will help to analyze readings anywhere the device is placed. Based on this information, the necessary adjustments can be made.

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Using a Basal Body Thermometer to discover when you ovulate

Saturday, May 28th, 2016

In order to know that you are ovulating each month you need to chart your basal body temperature. By doing this you will be able to clearly see when ovulation has occured. A shift in your basal body temperature, which stays elevated for 3 or more days confirms that ovulation has indeed taken place. This method will not give your warning that you are approaching ovulation but it will confirm ovuation.

The only thermometer to use when charting your basal body temperature is a digital thermometer that has two decimal places. This is because you need to have that level  of accuracy in order to determine the rise in body temperature.

Every morning you must take your temperature at the same time, before you so much as step a toe out of bed. The best time to start temping is on day one of your cycle (the day your period begins)

After you have taken your temp record it on a chart (as shown) as you go through your cycle you will see that there is a clear rise in basal body temperature at the time of ovulation and that the your temperature stays elevated until your next cycle begins or indeed if pregnancy occurs it will stay elevated if not rise slightly more.

By using the digital basal body themometer and charting your temps you can time your intercourse around ovulation in order to give yourself the best chance of becoming pregnant.

We recommend that you use either ovulation tests or ovulation microscope while using the basal body thermometer. By using either ovulation test kits or the ovulation microscope you will be able to know when you are approaching ovuation. This is important if you are trying to become pregnant as this is the time when you need to be making love in order to maximise your chances of conception

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Texas Instruments – Thermocouple AFE using RTD or Integrated Temperature

Sunday, April 19th, 2015

Texas Instruments – Thermocouple AFE using RTD or Integrated Temperature
Texas Instruments' (TI) sole objective of this reference design is to provide comprehensive details on how to design a simple, robust, and accurate analog front end (AFE) circuit for making precision temperature measurements with thermocouple sensors.
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Global Temperatures And Atmospheric CO2: Hottest March Ever; CO2 At All
… sea temperatures were the highest ever recorded for that month. The three months of January through March, and the most recent calendar year are also the warmest ever recorded for those periods of time. Separately, but not coincidentally, the …
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Thermal Imagers provide 25° x 19° Field of View.
Wahl Instruments, founded in Culver City, CA in 1953, manufactured precision temperature instruments for industry, and developed the first portable digital platinum-RTD contact thermometer system. Since then, Wahl has introduced many technical …
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RTD transmitter calibration using Fluke 744

Sunday, March 22nd, 2015

Using a Fluke model 744 Documenting Process Calibrator to simulate a 3-wire RTD (resistance) signal for a Rosemount model 3144 temperature transmitter.

Using The Bailey Digital Infrared Thermometer

Tuesday, February 24th, 2015

Using The Bailey Digital Infrared Thermometer has more information on infrared medical thermometers that are available on

Digital Temperature Sensor using Microcontroller

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015

Digital Temperature Sensor – Circuit Simulation Video The main principle of this circuit is…
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How To Diagnose and Replace a Rear Caliper Using an Infrared Thermometer -EricTheCarGuy

Friday, November 7th, 2014

How To Diagnose and Replace a Rear Caliper Using an Infrared Thermometer shows how to use an infrared thermometer to find a bad caliper. This method will als…
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Using a disposable pressure manometer and stopcock to check ETT cuff pressure

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

In the interest of infection prevention we went to single pt use cuff pressure manometers.