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Solar Radiation Sensor

Rain Bird® ClimateMinder™ System Sensors

The CM-SP-SR Pyranometer Sensor, or solar radiation sensor, is calibrated to measure the shortwave radiation reaching the Earth's surface, measured in Joules m-2 s-1 or Watts m-2. The evaporation of water from soil and the transpiration of water from plant leaves are partly determined by the intensity of shortwave radiation

Sensor technical specifications:

  • Designed for continuous outdoor use (-40 to 55º C)
  • Responsivity: 0.20 mV per W m-2
  • In Full Sunlight: 1100 W m-2
  • Linear Range: 0 - 1750 W m-2
  • Accuracy: ± 5%

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