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PYR Sensor

Measure total solar radiation

The PYR  total solar radiation sensor (pyranometer) measures the solar radiation flux density (in watts per meter squared) from a field of view of 180 degrees.

Weatherproof for long-term use

The sensor is designed for continuous outdoor use and is completely waterproof and submersible.

Accuracy

Accurate measurement depends on the cleanliness of the lens and installation of the sensor at horizontal (180°). The sensor head has a domed diffusion disk to reduce the need for frequent cleaning. A leveling plate is included for accurate installation.

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California requires the following notice

⚠️ WARNING: This product may contain chemicals including ethylene glycol, lead, nickel, styrene and cadmium, which are known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information, go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov

PYR Sensor

Specifications

Spectral range

380 – 1120 nm

Accuracy

± 5%

Resolution

N/A

Field of view

Hemispherical, 180°

Measurement range

0 to 1,750 W m-2 (0 – 350 mV)

Calibrations and conversions

Sensors are calibrated for outside use
5.0 W m-2 per mV

Operating environment

-40 to +60 °C

Cable length

5 m

Cable connector types

3.5 mm “stereo” plug

Sensor dimensions

2.4 cm x 2.75 cm (0.95 in x 1.1 in)

Data logger compatibility (not exclusive)

METER Em50/50G, EM60 series, ZL6 series, ZSC, ProCheck

Warranty

One year, parts and labor

California requires the following notice:

⚠️ WARNING: This product may contain chemicals including ethylene glycol, lead, nickel, styrene and cadmium, which are known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information, go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov

Support

Have a question or problem? Our support team can help.

We manufacture, test, calibrate, and repair every instrument in house. Our scientists and technicians use the instruments every day in our product testing lab. No matter what your question is, we have someone who can help you answer it.

Email: support.environment@metergroup.com

Phone US: +1 509-332-5600
Phone Europe: +49 89 12 66 52 0

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