HOBO USB Micro Station Data Logger

Data Loggers

HOBO USB Micro Station Data Logger

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The HOBO H21-USB Micro Station requires a #CABLE-USBMB and HOBOware software.


Rugged and compact, the redesigned HOBO USB Micro Station is a weatherproof data logger for multi-channel monitoring of microclimates. This battery-powered station accepts up to five plug-and-play Smart Sensors and has a hinged door to make sensor installation simple and quick. The Micro Station is equipped with a built-in USB port for fast, efficient data readout to a computer, and an integrated mounting tabs for easy installation.

Highlighted Features

  • Compact size for easy deployment
  • Weatherproof IP66 enclosure for harsh environments
  • Direct USB offload--no need for an adapter cable
  • Includes five smart sensor inputs
  • Hinged door and integrated mounting tabs
  • Runs for up to a year on four standard AA batteries
  • Compatible with HOBOware and HOBOware Pro software for logger setup, graphing and analysis

In what environment does this data logger operate?

This data logger operates in indoor and outdoor environments.

What measurements does this data logger support?

The H21-USB data logger supports the following measurements: 4-20mA, Amp Hour (Ah), Barometric Pressure, DC Voltage, Kilowatt Hours (kWh), Leaf Wetness, Light Intensity, Power Factor (PF), Pulse Input, Rainfall, Relative Humidity, Soil Moisture, Temperature, Volt-Amp Reactive, Volt-Amp Reactive hour, Volt-Amps (VA), Water Flow, Watt Hours (Wh), Watts (W) and Wind

Operating Range -20° to 50°C (-4° to 122°F) with alkaline batteries
-40 to 70°C (-40 to 158°F) with lithium batteries
Smart Sensor Connectors 5
Smart Sensor Network Cable Length 100 m (328 ft) maximum
Logging Interval 1 second to 18 hours
Start Modes Immediate, at interval, push button, or delayed start
Memory Modes Stop when full or wrap when full
Memory 512 KB nonvolatile flash data storage
Time Accuracy 0 to 2 seconds for the first data point and ±5 seconds per week at 25°C (77°F)
Battery Type  Four AA 1.5 V alkaline batteries for operating conditions of -20° to 50°C (-4° to 122°F); four AA 1.5 V lithium batteries for operating conditions of -40 to 70°C (-40 to 158°F)
Battery Life 1 year, typical use (up to five sensors with 1 minute or greater logging interval)
Communication Type USB 2.0 interface
Full Memory Download Time 4 minutes
Enclosure Access Hinged door secured by one latch with eyelet for use with user-supplied padlock
Materials Outer enclosure: Polycarbonate/PBT blend with stainless steel hinge pins; Gaskets: Silicone rubber; Cable channel: EPDM rubber
Dimensions 17.04 x 11.94 x 4.47 cm (6.71 x 4.70 x 1.76 in.) see diagrams in manual
Padlock hole diameter: 0.58 cm (0.23 in.)
Weight 414g (14.6 oz.)
Environmental Rating Weatherproof enclosure, NEMA 4X and IP66
Graphing & Analysis
  • BHW-PRO HOBOware Pro CD or USB Drive (USB Cable Included) Software 
  • BHW-PRO-DLD HOBOware Pro - Mac/Win (Download Only) Software 
Barometric Pressure Leaf Wetness Light Intensity
  • S-LIA-M003 Photosynthetic Light (PAR) Smart Sensor 
  • S-LIB-M003 Solar Radiation (Silicon Pyranometer) Smart Sensor
Soil Moisture Relative Humidity
  • S-THB-M002 12-bit Temperature/Relative Humidity (2m cable) Smart Sensor 
  • S-THB-M008 12-bit Temperature/Relative Humidity (8m cable) Smart Sensor
Water Flow Temperature
  • S-TMB-M002 12-Bit Temperature (2m cable) Smart Sensor 
  • S-TMB-M006 12-Bit Temperature (6m cable) Smart Sensor 
  • S-TMB-M017 12-Bit Temperature (17 m cable) Smart Sensor
  • S-RGF-M002 Davis® 0.2 mm Rain Gauge Smart Sensor 
  • S-RGA-M002 0.01" Rain Gauge (2m cable) Smart Sensor 
  • S-RGB-M002 0.2 mm Rainfall (2m cable) Smart Sensor
Kilowatt Hours
  • T-VER-8051-300 Veris Kilowatt Hour Transducer 1-Phase, 300 Amp Sensor 
  • T-VER-8053-800 Veris Kilowatt Hour Transducer 3-Phase, 800 Amp Sensor
  • T-VER-E50B2 E50B2 Power & Energy Meter Sensor 
  • T-WNB-3D-240 WattNode 208/240 VAC 3-phase Delta/Wye kWh Transducer Sensor 
  • T-WNB-3D-480 WattNode 480 VAC 3-phase Delta/Wye kWh Transducer Sensor 
  • T-WNB-3Y-208 WattNode 208/240 VAC 1,2, or 3 Phase Wye kWh Transducer Sensor 
  • T-WNB-3Y-208-P WattNode 208-240VAC 2 or 3 Branch Circuit kWh Transducer Sensor
Wind AC Current, AC Voltage, Amp Hour, Kilowatts, Power Factor, Reactive Power, Volt-Amp Reactive Hour, Volt-Amps, Watt Hours, Watts MAINTENANCE
Batteries Desiccants
  • DESICCANT2 Large Desiccant Pack (25-count) Replacement
Cable Adapters - Splitters
  • S-ADAPT-6 Smart Sensor Consolidator Box Adapter 
Cable Management Carrying Case Communication Cables Compliance Certificates
  • COMPLIANCE CERT Compliance Certification 
Grounding Wires Tripod Parts, Kits and Masts
  • M-MPA 3m mast 
  • M-MPB 1.5 meter mast 
  • M-TPAHWS 3m Tripod Tower with mast 
  • M-TPA-KIT HOBO Weather Station 3-Meter Tripod Kit Kit 
  • M-TPB HWS 2m Tripod Tower with mast