updated 03:35 am EDT, Mon May 18, 2009
Onset Computer Corporation has announced the HOBO U30/NRC Weather Station Starter Kit. The kit combines the company's data-logging weather station and a series of plug-and-play weather sensors, with a focus on agricultural research, wind monitoring and ecology studies. The U30/NRC supports a maximum of 10 plug-and-play sensors connected to the logger. Each component is automatically recognized, eliminating most wiring, programming or calibration issues.
The kit provides a HOBO U30/NRC data logger, sensors for temperature, relative humidity, wind speed and wind direction, along with a solar panel and radiation shield. Customers can purchase the package directly from the company for $1,400. An optional HOBO U30 Shuttle can be used to offload information from the data logger to a Mac or PC.