Deskltop Rain Monitoring Made Simple
This unit can be used to measure rainfall without leaving the comfort of your home or office. The console keeps a running total of each bucket tip until the reset button is pressed, so you do not have to venture out in the rain to get your readings.
Unique base design allows for either flat surface or pole mounted operation with the included hardware*.
* Please note:
- Included U-bolt allows for mounting on a pole having a 1 1/4" to 1 3/4" (32 to 44mm) outside diameter.
- A larger U-bolt (not supplied) can be used to mount to a pole with a maximum outside diameter of 2 1/2" (64mm).
- Lag screws included for flat mounted installation.
- Self-emptying tipping-bucket design is exceptionally accurate.
- Special metallized tipper coating resists mildew and algae growth.
- Rain collector is UV resistant.
- Comes with 40' of cable, which can be extended with UV resistant telephone wire (see accessories).
- Console has non-skid, non marring rubber feet.
- Counts up to 99999999 rain tips (999999.99 inches) of rainfall.
- Reset button for counter on rear of console.
- Cable snaps into rear of console just like a telephone jack.
- Long life Lithium battery included.
- Choice of 0.01 inch or 0.2 mm metric models.
- Internal calibration adjustment of +/- 2% if desired. Pre calibrated at factory.
- Rugged wide temperature range: -35 to +80°C (-31 to +176°F).
- Designed to meet the measurement guidelines of the World Meteorological Organization.
Units come pre-assembled and tested from the factory, ready to deploy, no assembly is required. Mounting screws and leaf/debris strainer is included along with a mounting/placement guide. Tipper unit is locked with a strap during shipping to prevent damage, and can be cut with a scissors or knife prior to deployment.
- Home, school, or business rainfall monitoring.
- Indoor rainfall monitoring.
- Golf courses and other grass management rainfall/irrigation monitoring.
- Agricultural rainfall/irrigation monitoring at growing locations.
Rain Collector Specifications:
- Sensor Type:
- Tipping bucket with magnetic reed switch
- Housing Material:
- UV-stabilized ABS plastic
- Dimensions (w/ base, no spikes):
- 9.25” wide x 10.25” high x 11” deep (23.5 x 26 x 28 cm)
- Collection Area:
- 33.2 in2 (214 cm2)
- Daily Rainfall:
- 0.00” to 99.99” (0.0 mm to 999.8 mm)
- Total Rainfall:
- 0.00” to 199.99” (0.0 mm to 6553 mm)
- .For rain rates up to 2"/hr (50 mm/hr):
- ±4% of total or +0.01” (0.2mm) (0.01" = one tip of the bucket) whichever is greater.
- For rain rates from 2"/hr (50 mm/hr) to 4"/hr (100 mm/hr):
- ±5% of total or +0.01” (0.2mm), whichever is greater.
- Update Interval:
- 20 - 24 seconds