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The TempElert USB 64 bit version 2.1 is here -  Now Shipping

TempElertUSB64 Offers real-time alerting of temperature and humidity conditions for mission critical applications on both 32 and 64 bit systems plus adds support for Windows 8

ItWorks, founded in 1987 and based in Chico, California, announced today that it is now shipping a new USB Temperature and hygrometer devices called TempElertUSB64 which can alert via email, pager, cell phones of any over/under temperature, humidity, and dewpoint conditions which may affect the safe operation of mission critical operations such as server rooms, food storage systems, greenhouses, warehouses, and process control applications.

TempElertUSB replaces the original TempElertUSB 32 bit version introduced in 2011. This new version will operate on both 32 and 64 bit versions of Windows. It works on Windows XP (32 bit only), Server 2003, Server 2008, Windows 7 (32/64 bit) and Windows 8. Legacy downloads are available for Windows 2000 but are not officially supported. See our support page.

The devices features a simple 1 minute installation and setup, requiring no special skills beyond knowing your email account settings, even then, the included software offers an import feature for Microsoft Outlook and Outlook Express to import account settings. For manual message alert setup, a helpful email configuration wizard is provided. Messaging from TempElertUSB is supported on most popular mobile messaging platforms including iPhone, Android, Blackberry, Alphanumeric Pagers, Email enabled cellphones, and standard SMTP/POP3 email accounts.

When plugged into any USB 1.1/2.0 port of a PC, Windows will automatically install a driver. After installing the software from the CD-ROM provided, TempElertUSB measures temperature and relative humidity from -20 to +70C (-4 to +158F) and 0 to 100%RH. The software displays the temperature, humidity and dew point (the temperature at which water vapor present in the air begins to condense) in real-time and saves it to a file which can store up to 7 days worth of data. This data file is overwritten at the beginning of each new logging session. The software provides the option for the user to save the data file permanently to the hard-drive. Temperature, relative humidity and dew point can be graphed, printed and exported to other applications.

An export to Excel feature is built in to the software. A test button allows you to test email/cell phone/pager messaging prior to deployment.

TempElertUSB can be set to monitor over and under temperature, dewpoint, and humidity alarm conditions, then alert you several ways:

  • Visually on screen

  • Audibly via computer speaker

  • Via Email

  • Via pager

  • Via cellphone

  • Via mailing list server

The sensor can be extended away from the PC using optional USB extender cables up to 5 meters (16 feet) or using our optional Cat5/6 USB adapter, guaranteed up to 50 meters (150 feet) with maximum possible use to 100 meters (300 feet) on a dedicated cable.

Easy to install and use, the control software runs under Windows XP, Vista, Windows7/8, and Server 2003/2008. It provides a display which can view the current temperature and humidity and graph either the current live data or logged data files. The software can also show the current temperature and humidity in the notification area within the Windows tool-bar. Right-clicking on the TempElertUSB icon in the notification area enables the user to access the full functionality of the software. Users can assign high and low alarms within the software which can send emails, text alerts or audible alarms via the PCs internal speaker.

Pricing in singles is $99 with volume discounts available. Government and educational purchase orders are accepted.

Features at a glance:


  • Temperature and humidity email alerts issued in real-time
  • -20 to +70C (-4 to +158F) measurement range for temperature and dewpoint, 0 to 100% relative humidity measurement range
  • User-Programmable alarm thresholds for temperature & RH%, plus dewpoint
  • Can also message to most any cell phone, pager, or other email enabled hand-held device
  • Runs automatically as Windows starts
  • Stays minimized in the system tray unless you want to view the live data screen
  • Logs all temperature, humidity, and dewpoint readings to disk automatically every second
  • Intelligent logging system writes only new data, preventing huge file sizes
  • Real-time temperature, humidity, and dewpoint graphs
  • Display and alert on Celsius or Fahrenheit settings
  • Audible alarm on alerts
  • Can email the log once every 24 hours to any email address
  • Export data to Excel feature built in
  • Support for SMTP and SSL email server authentication
  • Email test button to ensure you get it right
  • Ability to send to alerts to one or more email addresses
  • Includes an import wizard to automatically import your email account settings (see the screenshots page)
  • Runs on Windows 2000, WindowsXP, Server2003/2008, Vista, and Windows 7
  • Blue LED activity indicator on the TempElertUSB tells you it is operating
  • Can be extended away from the PC to the monitoring location via USB cable or Cat5 cable with our optional accessories



  • TempElertUSB sensor unit
  • TempElertUSB Windows software on CD-ROM
  • PowerBug remote system shutdown software on CD ROM
  • Quick Install Guide
  • Printable Manual on CD and within the program
  • Storage case


Anthony Watts
3008 Cohasset Road
Chico, CA 95973
Tel: 530-899-8434
Fax: 530-899-3333

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Contact Info:

3008 Cohasset Road
Chico, CA 95973

Tel: 530-899-8434
Fax: 530-899-3333