Archives data over a timed interval by plotting data points acquired by one or more sensors on long roll or strip of paper passing at a uniform speed in proportion to the signal received. Strip chart recorders use a long roll or strip of paper to archive data points over a timed interval. Using data acquired by one or more sensors, strip chart use one or more pens to plot the data linearly as the chart passes at a uniform speed.
Inst Tools. The most traditional chart recorders record data on paper. The paper is passed under a pen and the pen is deflected in proportion to the signal. The result is a graph or chart of the data.