Onset Computer Corporation, a leading supplier of battery-powered data loggers and weather stations, has announced the HOBO U12 Stainless Temp Logger, a US$249 stainless steel data logger designed for deepwater oceanographic monitoring applications where high-accuracy temperature data is critical. It features a direct USB interface for high-speed data offloading, a 43K measurement capacity, and a three-year factory-replaceable battery. For data plotting and analysis with Mac OS X (10.2 and higher), Onset offers HOBOware, $59 software that lets users launch and readout the data logger.