IDT (Integrated Device Technology, Inc.) introduced the TSE2002B3 (stand-alone) and TS3000B3 (integrated 256-byte EEPROM array) precision temperature sensors for Double Data Rate 2 and 3 (DDR2 and DDR3) memory modules, Solid State Disks (SSD), and computing motherboards. The IDT temperature sensor devices are currently sampling to qualified customers. They are available in 8-pin DFN and TDFN packages that are RoHS compliant. The TSE2002B3 is priced at $0.85 for 10,000 unit quantities and the TS3000B3 is priced at $0.75 for 10,000 unit quantities.
Measurement Computing Corporation unveiled the USB-501-PRO temperature data logger. The USB-501-PRO standalone data logger features a rugged, stainless steel body. The USB-501-PRO is a corrosion, impact, and weather resistant device designed for data logging in harsh environments. The USB-501-PRO is priced at $150. It offers a greater temperature range, better accuracy, and more storage capacity than the USB-501.