Piercing-Probe Data Logger tracks food temperature.

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Featuring 5 in. piercing probe, HOBO® U12 monitors temperatures of stored, frozen, and prepared foods for HACCP compliance. It offers -40 to 125°C temperature range, 20 sec response time, and food-grade 316L stainless steel housing. Direct USB interface enables offload of collected data onto PC. HOBOware(TM) 2.0 for Windows provides intuitive graphing and analysis, and enables 1-click conversion of data for upload into spreadsheets and other programs.

Original Press Release:

Onset Computer Corporation Introduces Piercing-Probe Data Logger for Food Temperature Tracking

New HOBO® U12 Stainless Temp Logger tracks food temperatures for HACCP compliance, features 5" piercing probe

BOURNE, MA, March 8, 2005 - Onset Computer Corporation, the leader in reliable, battery-powered data loggers, today introduced the HOBO U12 Stainless 5" Probe Temp Logger, a high-accuracy, piercing-probe data logger designed to monitor temperatures of stored, frozen and prepared foods. Designed for use in ovens, smokers, autoclaves and other equipment, the logger features a -40° to 125°C temperature range, a 20-second response time, and a food-grade 316L stainless steel housing. A direct USB interface enables high-speed offload of the collected data onto a PC.

"In today's food processing industry, it's more important than ever to have a cost-effective and reliable way to monitor critical control points for HACCP compliance," said Joanna Phillips, product marketing manager for Onset. "The HOBO U12 Stainless Temp Logger makes it easy and affordable to comply with food safety mandates while improving product quality and consistency."

To graph and analyze food temperature data, Onset offers HOBOware(TM) 2.0 for Windows, a highly intuitive graphing and analysis software package.

HOBOware provides a user-friendly graphical user interface and one-click conversion of data for easy upload into spreadsheets and other programs.

HOBO U12 Stainless 5" Probe Temp Logger is available from Onset immediately for $339. Quantity discounts are available. HOBOware software, which is sold separately, is priced at $95.

About Onset
Onset Computer Corporation has been producing small, inexpensive, battery-powered data loggers since 1981, and has sold over 900,000 units used throughout the world by more than 40,000 customers. Onset offers more than 60 models of data loggers to measure temperature, humidity, light, AC current, carbon monoxide, 4-20 mA, voltage, on/off, open/closed, and events. Onset data loggers are used in a wide range of facilities management, HVAC, energy, and industrial applications.

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