Measure temperature using Raspberry Pi with Temper USB Thermometer

Followings are notes how I set up USB Thermometer with Raspberry Pi

1. Hardware: USB Thermometer
I bought TEMPer USB Thermometer w/ Alerts.

2. temper – A command line sensor logger for Temper1 devices (C language)

Requirements (build-essential libusb-1.0.0 and libusb-dev)
    sudo apt-get install build-essential libusb-1.0.0 libusb-dev
    Note: Should install libusb-dev instead of libusb-x.x.x-dev

Source codes
    git clone

    cd temper

    sudo ./termper

    28-Jan-2013 07:09,23.581625

temper-python – libusb/PyUSB-based driver to read TEMPer USB HID devices (USB ID 0c45:7401)

Requirements (libusb-1.0.0 and python-usb)
    sudo apt-get install libusb-1.0.0 python-usb

Source Codes
    git clone

    cd temper-python
    sudo python src/

    Found 1 devices
    Device #0: 23.6°C 74.5°F

To allow non-root users access

sudo cp udev/99-tempsensor.rules /etc/udev/rules.d/
    Note: As default, root user has access to usb.



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