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USB to PC Universal Thermocouple Connector

Universal Thermocouple Connector Direct USB to PC Connection
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C$182.66

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


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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When I plug a thermocouple into UTC-USB it does automatically begin showing temperature (seemingly correctly), but on the channels tab it shows it as a "K" type thermocouple when it is definitely a "J" type. How do I change that?

Asked by: Troyboy
Hi Troyboy, Thank you for the inquiry. The software, TC Central, allows you to select the correct thermocouple type. Best regards OMEGA
Answered by: AENwlk
Date published: 2020-07-11

Would you inform me the protocol to request read temperature for serial communication of this model. Thank you.

Asked by: Anonymous
Thank you for your question. Please see the command reference for this product in the following link: ftp://ftp.omega.com/public/DASGroup/products/UTC-USB/UTC_USB-Command_Reference.pdf
Answered by: DA Engineer
Date published: 2019-10-08

What is the lowest possible "sample time" (i.e. highest sampling frequency) possible with the thermocouple version of this device? The manual indicates 100 Hz "bandwidth," but specifically for the pressure transducer version...

Asked by: interested
Thank you for your question. The software that monitors UTC-USB has shortest logging interval of 1 sec.
Answered by: Application Engineer PV
Date published: 2021-09-08

How can I add the line for ground for this equipment connection? Would you provide the diagram?

Asked by: Louis123
There is no provision for a ground on UTC-USB as it is not required.
Answered by: cwengineer3
Date published: 2019-11-16

Do you have a product like this Universal USB thermocouple connector that uses wireless USB to connect to a PC instead of wired?

Asked by: KenL
Hello, thank you for your question. You can take a look at our UWTC-2 wireless transmitters with the UWTC-REC1 receiver for your consideration.
Answered by: DA Engineer
Date published: 2021-06-07

Dear Omega, Do you have library of pythone communicator for this model UTC-USB? I need to imbed your temperature module to my software, please let me know.

Asked by: Louis oh
Thank you for your question Louis. We can only provide the communication protocol you can download from ftp site: ftp://ftp.omega.com/public/DASGroup/products/UTC-USB/
Answered by: ENGPV
Date published: 2019-10-08

Do you have a version of TRH Central software for W10 does works with the UTC-USB?

Asked by: JorgeL
Thank you for your question. The TRH Central software download version 1.03.17.721 from this webpage works on Win 10. If you are having issues you must e-mail DAS@OMEGA.COM to assist you.
Answered by: Application Engineer PV
Date published: 2023-02-26

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
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