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.


Onset Computer Corporation
1-800-564-4377 / 508-759-9500

About Onset 

Onset is a leading supplier and trusted manufacturer of data loggers and monitoring solutions used to measure, record, and manage data for improving the environment and preserving the quality of temperature-sensitive products. Based on Cape Cod, Massachusetts, Onset has been designing and manufacturing its products on site since the company's founding in 1981.