Part Number - RG3-M

HOBO Rain Gauge (Metric) Data Logger

Metric version (includes data logger)

$470.00 USD
A battery-powered rainfall data collection and recording system that includes a HOBO Pendant Event data logger integrated into a tipping-bucket rain gauge.

Important Information

Requires HOBOware software (USB interface cable included w/CD purchase) and a communications device. See compatible items below.

Compatible with

HOBOware

Overview

A battery-powered rainfall data collection and recording system that includes a  HOBO Pendant Event data logger integrated into a tipping-bucket rain gauge. This model automatically records up to 3200 mm of rainfall data, which can be used to determine rainfall rates, times, and duration. Also records temperature when used with an optional solar radiation shield (RS1 Solar Radiation Shield or M-RSA). A base station or shuttle is required.

 

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Externally Mounted pendant event logger

 

 

 

 

Features

  • A high quality tipping-bucket rain gauge includes a HOBO Pendant Event data logger; base station or shuttle is required
  • Time and date stamp is stored for each tip - provides detail needed to determine rainfall rates and duration
  • Reliable, field-proven rain gauge
  • Compatible with HOBOware and HOBOware Pro software for logger setup, graphing, and analysis
  • Also records temperature when used with an optional solar radiation shield.
Country of Origin
United States

Specifications

Rain Gauge
Maximum rainfall rate: 12.7 cm (5 in.) per hour
Calibration accuracy: ±1.0% (up to 1 in./hour for the RG3 or 20 mm/hour for the RG3-M)
Resolution: 0.01 in. (RG3) or 0.2 mm (RG3-M)
Calibration: Requires annual calibration: can be field calibrated or returned to the factory for re-calibration
Operating temperature range: 0° to +50°C (+32° to +122°F)
Storage temperature range: -20° to +70°C (-4° to +158°F)
Environmental rating: Weatherproof
Housing: 15.24cm (6-in.) aluminum bucket
Tipping bucket mechanism: Stainless steel shaft with brass bearings
Dimensions: 25.72 cm height x 15.24 cm diameter (10.125 x 6 in.); 15.39 cm (6.06 in.) receiving orifice
Weight: 1.2 Kg (2.5 lbs)
Part numbers: RG3 (0.01 in. per tip), RG3-M (0.2 mm per tip)

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

Logger
Time stamp resolution: 1.0 second
Time accuracy: ± 1 minute per month at 25°C (77°F), see Plot B on page 10.
Operating range: -20° to 70°C (-4° to 158°F)
Environmental rating (for logger used outside of rain gauge): Tested to NEMA 6 and IP67; suitable for deployment outdoors
NIST traceable certification: Available for temperature only at additional charge; temperature range -20° to 70°C (-4° to 158°F)
Battery: CR-2032 3V lithium battery; 1 year typical use
Memory: 64K bytes – 16K to 23K tips when recording rain only; 25K to 30K data points when recording rain and temperature
Materials: Polypropylene case; stainless steel screws; Buna-N o-ring; PVC cable insulation

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

Temperature Measurement
Measurement range: -20° to 70°C (-4° to 158°F)
Accuracy: ± 0.47°C at 25°C (± 0.85°F at 77°F), A solar radiation shield is required for accurate temperature measurements in sunlight.
Resolution: 0.10°C at 25°C (0.18°F at 77°F)
Drift: Less than 0.1°C/year (0.2°F/year)
Response time: Airflow of 1 m/s (2.2 mph): 10 minutes, typical to 90%

Compatible items

Carrying Case

CASE-PELICAN-1510
$265.00 USD

Data Offload - Base Stations - Shuttles - Couplers

COUPLER-UA
$24.00 USD
COUPLER2-A
$13.00 USD

Compliance Certificates

COMPLIANCE_CERT
$25.00 USD

Batteries

HRB-TEMP-1
$12.00 USD

Desiccants

DESICCANT5
$12.00 USD

Communications

BASE-U-4
$140.00 USD
U-DTW-1
$280.00 USD

Software

BHW-PRO-DLD
$75.00 USD
BHW-PRO-CD
$99.00 USD
BHW-PRO-USB
$99.00 USD

What's in the box

  • Tipping-bucket rainfall collector
  • HOBO Pendant Event Logger
  • Mounting accessories: two hose clamps, three screws

Documents

Data Logging Rain Gauge (RG3, RG3-M) User's Manual

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