Davis® 0.2 mm Rain Gauge Smart Sensor Sensor

Part # S-RGD-M002
 
 
$199


Overview

Davis® Rain Gauge Smart Sensors  are compatible with all HOBO weather station loggers, HOBOware, and HOBOlink. They offer the same ease-of-use as existing Onset Smart Sensors, providing cost-effective HOBO weather stations for projects on a tight budget. The sensors feature a plug-in modular connector for easy installation, and all configuration parameters are stored in the sensor and automatically communicated to the logger, eliminating the need for programming or extensive setup.

  • Designed to meet World Meteorological Organization (WMO) guidelines

In what environment does this sensor operate?

This sensor operates in an outdoor environment.

What measurements does this sensor support?

The S-RGD-M002 sensor supports the following measurement: Rainfall

Davis® Rain Gauge Smart Sensors  are compatible with all HOBO weather station loggers, HOBOware, and HOBOlink. They offer the same ease-of-use as existing Onset Smart Sensors, providing cost-effective HOBO weather stations for projects on a tight budget. The sensors feature a plug-in modular connector for easy installation, and all configuration parameters are stored in the sensor and automatically communicated to the logger, eliminating the need for programming or extensive setup.

  • Designed to meet World Meteorological Organization (WMO) guidelines

In what environment does this sensor operate?

This sensor operates in an outdoor environment.

What measurements does this sensor support?

The S-RGD-M002 sensor supports the following measurement: Rainfall

To see the full specifications for this product, please see our product manual found under the documentation tab if available.

Measurement Range

0 to 10.2 cm (0 to 4 in.) per hour, maximum 4,000 tips per logging interval

Accuracy

±4.0%, ±1 rainfall count between 0.2 and 50.0 mm (0.01 and 2.0 in.) per hour; ±5.0%, ±1 rainfall count between 50.0 and 100.0 mm (2.0 and 4.0 in.) per hour

Resolution

0.01 in. (S-RGC-M002) or 0.2 mm (S-RGD-M002)

Calibration

Requires annual calibration; can be field calibrated

Operating Temperature Range

0° to 50°C (32° to 122°F), survival -40° to 75°C (-40° to 167°F)

Environmental Rating

Weatherproof

Housing

UV-stabilized ABS plastic

Mechanism

Tipping bucket with magnetic reed switch pivots on metal shaft

Dimensions

16.5 cm opening diameter (6.5 in.) x 24 cm (9.5 in.) high; 214 cm2 (33.2 in.2) collection area

Weight

1 kg (2 lb, 3 oz)

Bits per Sample

12

Number of Data Channels*

1

Measurement Averaging

No

Cable Length Available

2 m (6.6 ft)

Length of Smart Sensor Network Cable*

0.5 m (1.6 ft)

 

The CE Marking identifies this product as complying with all relevant directives in the European Union (EU).

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