Analog Chart Recorder in Shell Script

GNU Plot streams data
GNU Plot streaming GP3 data "live"

Linux has a long history of stringing together data and processing to get new features. With the interface board analog and digital “real world” data just become another piece of data to process using the Linux tools.

This article shows you how to string together a GP-3, some fancy shell script, a Perl script found on the Internet, and GNU Plot to make a data recorder that is flexible without writing any actual code.

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