ONSET ANNOUNCES NEXT GENERATION OUTDOOR DATA LOGGER

BOURNE, MA, April 8, 2004 —Onset Computer Corporation, the leader in reliable,HOBO U12 Outdoor/Industrial Data Logger battery-powered data loggers and weather stations, today introduced the HOBO U12 Outdoor / Industrial Data Logger, a high-accuracy, four-channel logger for monitoring temperature and other parameters in outdoor environments. As an enhanced version of the company's popular HOBO H8 Outdoor/Industrial model, the HOBO U12 provides research scientists and others with a number of important new features:

12-bit resolution
enables high-accuracy measurements and compatibility with a broad range of external third-party sensors.
Flexible software support
users can choose either Windows or Mac OS X software to plot and analyze data collected with HOBO U12 Outdoor / Industrial loggers.
Direct USB interface
enables high-speed data offload (43,000 measurements in as little as 30 seconds).

New HOBO® U12 Outdoor/Industrial four-channel logger provides high-accuracy measurements, works with both Macs and PCs.

The HOBO U12 Outdoor/Industrial also features a NEMA 6-rated weatherproof enclosure, and accepts Onset's plug-in temperature probes, as well as a broad range of third-party sensors with 0-2.5V or 4-20mA outputs.

For data plotting and analysis, Onset offers GreenLine™ software (for Windows), and HOBOware™ software (for Macintosh). These software packages enable users to launch and readout HOBO U12 loggers with point-and-click simplicity, and offer a number of other convenient features, such as one-click conversion of data for easy upload into spreadsheet applications and the ability to view multiple channels from a single logger on one graph.

Contact: 

Evan Lubofsky, Director of Marketing
Onset Computer Corporation
Direct Tel. (508) 743-3181
email: Evan Lubofsky

About Onset Computer: 

Onset Computer Corporation has been producing small, inexpensive, battery-powered data loggers since 1981, and has sold over 600,000 units used throughout the world by more than 26,000 customers. Onset data loggers and weather stations are used in a broad range of research and commercial applications in the natural resources market, including agriculture, forestry, fisheries, field biology, hydrology, and meteorology.