The new HOBO Weather Station Starter Kit combines our most rugged data logging weather station with out-of-the-box convenience.


The new HOBO Weather Station Starter Kit combines our most rugged data logging weather station with out-of-the-box convenience. The U30/NRC accepts up to 10 plug-and-play Smart Sensors. Just plug in your sensor and it’s automatically recognized – no programming, wiring or calibration necessary. With this kit you can measure temperature, relative humidity, wind speed/direction. Simply select the HOBO Weather Station starter system and your choice of either a 2-Meter or 3-Meter Tripod Kit and go!
Software ordered separately. International customers call for shipping quote.

Kit includes:
HOBO U30 NRC data logger with 10 inputs (U30-NRC-000-10-S045-000 )
1.2W Solar Panel - SOLAR-1.2W
Temperature/RH Smart Sensor with 2-meter cable - S-THB-M002
Wind Speed and Direction Smart Sensor with 3-meter cable - S-WCA-M003
1/2 Crossarm for Wind Speed/Direction sensor - M-CAB
Solar Radiation Shield for Temperature & RH sensor - RS3

Weather Measurements:  
Barometric Pressure
Leaf Wetness
Light Intensity
Pulse Input
Relative Humidity
Soil Moisture
Solar Radiation
Voltage Input
Wind Speed & Direction

Energy-HVAC Measurements:
AC Current
AC Voltage
Carbon Dioxide
DC Current
DC Voltage
Differential Pressure
Gauge Pressure
Pulse Input
Relative Himidity


Normal operating range: -20°C to 40°C (-4°F to 104°F)
Extended operating range: -40 to 60°C (-40 to 140°F) - see "Rechargeable Battery service Life" for impact of operations in Extended Operating Range.
Sensor Inputs: 5 standard; option to expand to 10
Smart Sensor Compatibility: Compatible with most Onset smart sensors, except for the S-BPA, S-TMA and S-THA
Data Channels: Maximum of 15 (some sensors use more than one data channel)
Alarm Output Relay: Can be configured to be activated, deactivated or pulsed on user-defined sensor alarms. The relay can be configured as normally open or normally closed, and is rated for 30 V and 1 amp max.
Expansion Slot: One expansion slot is available for factory-installed expansion port.
Local Communication: Full Speed USB via USB mini-B connector
Size: 17.8 H x 11.7 D x 19.3 W cm (7.0 H x 4 .6 D x 7.6 W inches)
Weight: 2 kg (4 lbs 10 oz)
Materials: Outer Enclosure: ABS blend with stainless steel hinge pins and bronze inserts
Inner Enclosure: Polycarbonate with bronze inserts
U-Bolts: Steel with zinc dichromate finish
Gaskets: Silicone rubber
Cable entry channel: EPDM rubber
Cable entry bars: Aluminum with ABS plastic thumb screws
Data Storage Memory: Nonvolatile flash data storage, 512K bytes local storage
Memory Modes: Stop when full, wrap around when full
Operational Indicators: Up to six (depending upon options) status lights provide basic diagnostics
Logging Interval: 1 second to 18 hours, user-specified interval
Battery Type: 4 Volt, 4.5 AHr or 10 AHr, Rechargeable sealed lead-acid
Rechargeable Battery Service Life: Typical 3–5 years depending upon conditions of use. Operation within the extended operating range (but outside the normal range) will reduce battery service life.
Time Accuracy: 0 to 2 seconds for the first data point and ±5 seconds per week at 25°C (77°F)
Environmental Rating: Weatherproof enclosure, tested to NEMA 6. (Requires proper installation of cable channel system)
Mounting: 3.8 cm (1.5 inch) mast or wall mount
Enclosure Access: Hinged door secured by two latches with eyelets for securing with user-supplied padlocks
Sensor Network Cable Length: 100 m (328 ft) maximum
External Power: External power is required. The system optionally accepts the following Onset solar panels:
Alternatively it accepts an AC power adapter:
Optional Analog Sensor Port Specifications
Input Channels: Two, single-ended
Field Wiring: Two- or three-wire via screw terminals on detachable connector, 16–24 AWG.
Replacement detachable connectors: Part of spares kit, Part No. A-FS-CVIA-7P-1
Input Range: User-configurable: 0–20 mA DC, 0–20 VDC (suitable for 2.5, 5, 10V sensors)
Minimum / Maximum Input Voltage: 0 / 24 VDC
Minimum / Maximum Input Current: 0 / 24 mA DC
Minimum Current Source Impedance: > 20 KΩ
Accuracy: ± 0.25% of FSR from 50mV to FSV
ADC Resolution 12 bits
Excitation Power: Switched 12 VDC, up to 50 mA; user-selectable warm-up from 5msec to 2 minutes

1.2 Watt, 6 Volt Solar Panel
Weight: 0.49 kg (1.08 lb)
Dimensions: 15.2 cm H x 11.7 cm W (6 x 4.6 inches)

Measurement Range:
Temp: -40°C to 75°C (-40°F to 167°F) RH: 0-100% RH at -40° to 75°C (-40° to 167°F); exposure to conditions below -20°C (-4°F) or above 95% RH may temporarily increase the maximum RH sensor error by an additional 1%
Temp: 0.2°C over 0° to 50°C (0.36°F over 32° to 122°F). See Figure 1. RH: +/- 2.5% from 10% to 90% RH (typical), to a maximum of +/- 3.5%. See Figure 2 for full range.
Temp: 0.02°C at 25°C (0.04°F at 77°F)
See Figure 1
RH: 0.1% RH at 25°C (77°F)
Bits Per Sample:
Temp: 12 RH: 10
Drift:Temp: < 0.1°C (0.18°F) per year RH: < 1% per year typical; hysteresis 1%
Response Time:
Temp: 5 minutes in air moving 1 m/sec RH: 10 minutes in air moving 1 m/sec with protective cap
Operating Temperature Range: -40°C to 75°C (-40°F to 167°F)
Environmental Rating Weatherproof: 0 to 100% RH intermittent condensing environments. For best results, the Temp/RH Smart Sensor should be mounted inside a protective enclosure, such as a solar radiation shield.
Housing PVC cable jacket with ASA styrene polymer RH sensor cap; modified hydrophobic polyethersulfone membrane
Sensor Dimensions: 10 x 35 mm (0.39 x 1.39 in)
Weight: - 110 g (3.88 oz)
Number of Data Channels: 2
Measurement Averaging Option: No
Cable Lengths Available: 2.5 m (8.2 ft)
Length of Smart Sensor Network Cable: 0.5 m (1.6 ft)


Specifications Wind Speed/Gust Wind Direction
Measurement Range 0 to 44 m/s (0 to 99 mph) 0 to 358 degrees, 2 degree dead band
Accuracy ± 0.5 m/s (± 1.1 mph) ± 3% 17 to 30 m/s (38 to 67 mph) ± 4% 30 to 44 m/s (67 to 99 mph) ± 5 degrees
Resolution 0.19 m/s (0.42 mph) 1.4 degrees
Starting Threshold 0.5 m/s (1.1 mph) 0.5 m/s (1.1 mph)
Damping Ratio NA 0.4
Distance Constant Approximately 3 m (9.8 ft) 0.8 m (2.6 ft)
Maximum Wind Speed Survival 54 m/sec (120 mph)
Measurement Definition Cup revolutions are accumulated every three seconds for the duration of the logging interval. Wind speed is the average speed for the entire logging interval. Gust speed is the highest three-second wind recorded during the logging interval. Vector components of wind direction are accumulated every three seconds for duration of logging interval. Average direction is calculated from the sum of the vector components every logging interval.
Operating Temperature Range -40°C to +75°C (-40°F to +167°F)
Environmental Rating Weatherproof
Service Life 2 to 5 years typical depending upon environmental conditions
Housing Anodized aluminum housing, injection-molded plastic cups, stainless steel fasteners, Acetal base, and black anodized aluminum mounting rod.
Bearing Type Stainless steel shielded ball bearing Bushing
Turning Radius 108 mm (4.25 in.) Approximately 305 mm (12.5 in.)
Dimensions 317 mm (12.5 in.) H x 419 mm (16.5 in.) W, 12.7 mm (0.5 in.) diameter mounting pole
Weight Approximately 700 g (1.5 lbs)
Bits per Sample 8 for each channel, 24 total
Number of Data Channels * 3
Measurement Averaging Option Automatic averaging (see Measurement Definition)
Cable Length Available 3.0 m (9.8 ft)
Length of Smart Sensor Network Cable * 3.0 m (9.8 ft)
Part Number S-WCA-M003
Specification This product meets CE specification EN61326 criterion C for ESD, criterion C for Radiated Immunity, criterion B for Fast Transient, criterion A for Conducted Immunity, and criterion A for Power Frequency Magnetic Fields. To minimize measurement errors due to ambient RF, use the shortest possible probe cable length and keep the probe cable as far as possible from other cables.

1 Half Cross Arm
2 ¼-20 x 2 ¾” Hex Head Bolts
3 ¼” Stainless Steel Flat Washers
3 ¼-20 Nuts
1 ¼-20 x 1 ¾” Hex Head Bolt
1 Mast Plug

Time response: 2.5 times faster than the RS1
Wind resistance: Tested in sustained winds up to 129 kph (80 mph), Tested in gusts up to 161 kph (100 mph)
Shield: ASA styrene (UV-stable)
Bracket: Glass-filled nylon (UV-stable)
Mounting hardware: Stainless steel and brass
Temperature: -40° to 75°C (-40° to 167°F)
Weight: 113 g (4 oz)
Height: 89 mm (3.5 inches); 159 mm (6.25 inches) with bracket
Diameter: 102 mm (4 inches); bracket protrudes an additional 51 mm (2 inches) from shield
Mounting: Up to 51 mm (2 inches) mast diameter with hose clamp; unlimited with screws
Compatible sensors: Onset part numbers S-THB-M00X, S-TMA-M0XX, S-TMB-M0XX, TMCx-HB, TMCx-HD, and external sensors from U23-00X; NOT compatible with S-THA
3 ¼” split Lock Washer

Producing Area:USA