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USB to PC Universal Thermocouple Connector

Universal Thermocouple Connector Direct USB to PC Connection
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$138.38

Item# UTC-USB

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Universal Thermocouple Connector Direct USB to PC Connection UTC-USB UTC-USB
  • For J, K, T, E, R, S, B, C and N Thermocouples
  • Built-In Cold Junction Compensation and Linearization
  • Accepts Both Standard and Miniature Connectors
  • Free Downloadable Software for Display, Data Logging and Chart Recording

UTC-USB Model Options

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Sensing Type
Thermocouple Calibration Type
Connector Style
Temperature Unit
Temperature Min
Temperature Max
Temperature Range
Connector Gender
No. of Pins/Sockets
Additional Features


  • Accuracy Value ±0.5% of full scale
  • Maximum Ambient Temperature 70°C (158°F)
  • Minimum Ambient Temperature -10°C (14 °F)
  • Resolution 1°C (1°F) Cold Junction Compensation
The UTC-USB universal thermocouple connector accepts the signal from any of 9 thermocouple types, and lets you display actual temperature readings on your PC, through a standard USB port. The UTC-USB provides automatic cold junction compensation and linearization the free software lets you select the thermocouple type and units, and then use your PC as a meter, chart recorder or data logger.

The UTC-USB features Omega’s patented universal input connection, so you can quickly attach both standard and miniature size thermocouple connectors. A standard USB cable is included for fast hook-up to your PC.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy to use and integrate into .NET I have two of these in the lab and use them all the time to monitor test chamber temperatures. Easy to integrate the measurements into .NET code through the use of the virtual serial port
Date published: 2016-11-03
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Misleading description regarding software The webpage indicates that this includes software and a manual. The "quick start" sheet (see picture) that comes with it says there's a manual and a software disk. Customer service indicated the software is a download (yeah, I know), but they would check and get back to me. Never heard from them again. Not all of our lab computers have internet access. Yes, I know how to transfer the files, but the promised disk that I thought I was paying for would have been appreciated. I did get a one sheet "quick-start" instruction, but definitely nothing I would call a "manual". Web page and included minimal documentation should be corrected to not indicated "included" software and manual.
Date published: 2017-03-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy to use solution Great product for monitoring temperature of an environmental chamber on a computer. Gives us the flexibility to perform testing remotely instead of having to check the measurements on-site. The accompanied software is intuitive, easy to use, and allows easy export of data.
Date published: 2021-12-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Useful Device This is a very useful basic thermocouple datalogger that is extremely portable. Does exactly what it says. Good for quick setups and spontaneous measurements.
Date published: 2021-04-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Setup is easy. Easy to setup & use. We are using these with type T, J, and K thermocouples.
Date published: 2020-12-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Worked as advertised, bought another one. Bought this to monitor device temperature on a PCB that we had to heat and maintain at 125C. Worked perfectly. Logged temp at ~1 Hz.
Date published: 2017-12-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works great Bought this to read temperature in a USB-based automation system. Works just like I expected!
Date published: 2016-10-18
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I bought this for a quick and dirty temp monitor for use in the engineering lab. The graph clearly shows 0.1C resolution, but the datalog only shows integral values for temperature. How can I get the software to record the full resolution?

Asked by: Picky and Precise
Thank you for your question. The resolution is 1 deg c or f. Please note specs on product page.
Answered by: Application Engineer PV
Date published: 2023-02-08

I need a turnkey temperature monitoring solution I can plug into a PC running Linux (Ubuntu 18.04 LTS). Do you have an apt/script/driver we can use or are we on our own with a prayer, and a protocol reference document?

Asked by: dkinfo
Thank you for your question. Please see link to our website for command protocol for UTC-USB. ftp://ftp.omega.com/public/DASGroup/products/UTC-USB/UTC_USB-Command_Reference.pdf
Answered by: Eagle
Date published: 2023-08-15

I have a utc-usb module withh sn 1909111. Somehow the offsets for the S/N in the software got zeroed out, so its not reading right. Do you have a record of the offsets or know if there is a way to recover? Thanks, in advance.

Asked by: dhaya
That is not something that is repairable in the field please contact customer service to have the unit brought in for repair.
Answered by: cwengineer3
Date published: 2019-10-14

Can the utc-usb (and link) work at low pressure (10-7 mbar) or is there any contraindindication ? What is the pressure limit ?

Asked by: Audrey
Thank you for your question. The unit will operate properly at atmospheric environment only.
Answered by: Application Engineer PV
Date published: 2022-09-28

What do you recommend for calibration?

Asked by: Jenny QA
Hello Jenny The unit itself does not require calibration, though in the event the thermocouple or temperature readings that come up are not in tolerance at a constant measurement, in the manual it shows that you can do a negative/positive offset adjustment if required.
Answered by: JA Engineer
Date published: 2020-03-11
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