FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ONSET INTRODUCES NEW WEATHER STATION STARTER KIT
New HOBO® U30 weather station kit combines research-grade data logging with out-of-the-box convenience
BOURNE, MA, May 14, 2009 — Onset Computer Corporation (http://www.onsetcomp.com), the world’s leading supplier of data loggers, today introduced the HOBO Weather Station Starter Kit, a new weather monitoring kit that combines the company’s most rugged, research-grade data logging weather station with a suite of plug-and-play weather sensors.
Ideal for agricultural research, ecology studies, wind monitoring, and other applications, the new weather station kit provides a number of key advantages, including:
- Plug-and-play performance - The U30/NRC accepts up to 10 plug-and-play weather smart sensors that can be simply plugged in to the logger and automatically recognized without complicated wiring, programming, or calibration.
- Weatherproof design - All system electronics are tightly integrated within a NEMA 6-rated, double weatherproof enclosure ensuring years of dependable operation in harsh environmental conditions.
- Easy data retrieval - With the optional HOBO U30 Shuttle, data from U30/NRC systems can quickly and safely be offloaded in the field and downloaded to a PC or Mac for analysis with HOBOware® Pro software.
The HOBO Weather Station Starter Kit includes a HOBO U30/NRC data logger, a solar panel for recharging the battery, temperature, relative humidity, and wind speed and direction sensors, and a solar radiation shield. It is available immediately from Onset and is priced at $1,400.
ABOUT ONSET Onset Computer Corporation has been producing small, inexpensive, battery-powered HOBO data loggers since 1981, and has sold over 1.5 million loggers that are used throughout the world by over 50,000 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 data loggers are used in a wide range of research, commercial, industrial, and renewable energy applications.