BOURNE, MA, June 1, 2005 — Onset Computer Corporation, a leading supplier ofHOBO U10 Data Logger battery-powered data loggers, today introduced the HOBO U10, a new data logger that can help facility managers, HVAC/R contractors, building owners and others detect signs of environmental conditions suitable for mold growth. The HOBO U10 performs 24/7 monitoring of temperature and humidity, and uses Windows-based software to convert the recorded data into time- and date-stamped graphs.

New HOBO® U10 logger provides early detection of mold growth conditions

"As public awareness of mold-related health risks continues to rise, the need to track and document indoor conditions that contribute to mold growth has become more important than ever," said Joanna Phillips, product marketing manager for Onset. "The HOBO U10 makes it easy and affordable to monitor and predict mold growth areas and take preventive action with HVAC systems. This, in turn, can help avoid mold-related business disruptions and building closures."

The HOBO U10 utilizes Onset's HOBOware™ 2.0 for Windows software for data plotting and analysis. HOBOware provides a user-friendly graphical user interface and a number of convenient features such as zoom tools for close-up viewing of data and one-click conversion of data for easy upload into spreadsheets and other programs.

The HOBO U10 also features a direct-USB PC interface for high-speed data offload, and a user-replaceable lithium battery that provides reliable operation for up to one year.


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

About Onset: 

Onset Computer Corporation has been producing small, inexpensive, battery-powered data loggers and embedded controllers since 1981, and has sold over 900,000 loggers that are used throughout the world by over 40,000 customers. The company manufactures a broad range of data logger and weather station products that are used to measure temperature, humidity, light intensity, voltage, and a broad range of other parameters. Onset products are used in a wide range of research, commercial, industrial, and educational applications.