Alain Kuchta
3 views (last 30 days)

From the ThingSpeak Team: How do you read channel data? (Updated)

Alain Kuchta on 15 Nov 2021 (Edited on 7 Dec 2021)
Latest activity Edit by Alain Kuchta on 7 Dec 2021


Thank you to everyone who replied to this post! We now have a proper survey with these questions and a few more. If you'd like to provide feedback, please complete the survey at the following link:


Original Post

I'm a member of the ThingSpeak team. I'd like to learn more about how the ThingSpeak community accesses channel data. Your feedback can help us make ThingSpeak better!

(A) Which of these statements best describes when the data you are interested in typically occurs?

  1. the last X hours / minutes / seconds
  2. a specific time window, e.g. "Monday, October 4th, 2021 9:00AM to 10:00PM"
  3. the last N feeds
  4. all data in the channel

(B) What is a typical duration of time that you are interested in? (e.g. "3 hours", "a few minutes")

(C) How many data points do you typically expect to read?

Michal Gebolys
Michal Gebolys on 23 Nov 2021

A) 1 B) 1-7 days c) ~1000

Luke Martin
Luke Martin on 17 Nov 2021

For the current application: A) 4 B) A month C) ~3000

Christopher Stapels
Christopher Stapels on 16 Nov 2021 (Edited on 16 Nov 2021)

A) 2

B) Depends on the channel. Mostly its hours or days for my work

C) a few thousand

See Also


Community Treasure Hunt

Find the treasures in MATLAB Central and discover how the community can help you!

Start Hunting!