The TC101A is a low cost, state-of-the-art thermocouple-based temperature datalogger. Designed with the user in mind, the TC101A is loaded with features making it second to none when it comes to price and performance. The TC101A includes an internal sensor for ambient temperature readings as well as an external channel for thermocouple readings. The external channel connections are available in standard mini plugs, fixed screw terminals or pluggable screw terminals. The TC101A also offers a 10 year battery life, 1 second reading rate, a multiple start/stop function, ultra-high speed download capability, 500,000 reading storage capacity, optional memory wrap, battery life indicator, optional password protection, programmable high-low alarms and more. Using the free software, starting, stopping and downloading from the TC101A is simple and easy. Graphical, tabular and summary data is provided for analysis and data can be viewed in °C, °F, K or °R. The data can also be automatically exported to Excel for further calculations. TIPTEMP offers free firmware upgrades for the life of the product so that dataloggers already deployed in the field can grow with new technological developments. Units can be upgraded from any PC.