Industrial-Grade Optical Rain Gauge RG-9 Rain Sensor
Industrial-Grade Optical Rain Gauge RG-9 detects the size of raindrops and provides information on rain intensity to the users. It features easy-installation and maintenance-free, suitable for applications in weather and climate studies, hydrological network monitoring, agriculture, and other scenarios that need monitoring rainfall.
Needing Rain Gauges measuring accurate rainfall volume and intensity? Our Industrial-Grade Optical Rain Gauge RG-15 would be your option. We also provide a chart showing the difference between RG-9 and RG-15 down below for you. Please feel free to check and learn more!
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- Industrial-grade: round and reliable lens surface which discourages the collection of debris and dirt
- Easy-installation: on weather station masts, buildings, and other infrastructures
- Maintenance-free: as a low maintenance rain gauge, it can be used for 7-10 years without replacement
- Compacted Sized: as small as a tennis ball
- Wide Application Scenarios
Hydrological Network Monitoring
Condensation and Frost Sensing
Opening and Closing Skylights, Vents, Louvers, or Windows
|Input Voltage||Range 5-15 VDC on J1 Reverse polarity protected to 50V or 3.3VDC through pin 8 on J2|
|Current Drain||110 uA nominal. (No outputs on, dry not raining) 2-4 mA when raining|
|Output||NPN Open Collector Output 500 mA / 80V/300mW Max|
|Operating Temperature||-40°C to +60°C (Will not detect rain when freezing)|
|DIP Selectable Sensitivity||Rain Drops
|Supported Baud Rates||1200, 2400, 4800, 9600, 19200, 38400, 57600|
|High Accuracy Tipping Bucket||✓||-|
|Rain Water Harvest||-||-|
|"It's Raining Mode"||-||✓|
|Current Drain||110 uA Nominal 4 mA Raining||110 uA Nominal 4 mA Raining|
|Tipping Bucket Accuracy||±10% in our controlled environment||-|
|Serial Communication RS232||Command Based Bidirectional||Command Based Bidirectional|